China administrative division

Frequently-asked questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title:
China administrative division

Abstract:
Polygon layer (Administrative border) 1:1000000 scale. Created from data: UNEP, WWF Amur Branch.

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    UNEP, WWF, Eugene Simonov, Eugene Egidarev, Unknown, China administrative division.

    Online links:
  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    Bounding coordinates:
    West: 73.446617
    East: 135.083908
    North: 53.582520
    South: 10.000182

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning date: 30.01.2000
    Beginning time: unknown
    Ending date: 30.01.2008
    Currentness reference:
    publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • net (2764)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.000000. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.000000. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.

      The horizontal datum used is D_WGS_1984.
      The ellipsoid used is WGS_1984.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257224.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    china_poly
    Administrative division in China
    (Source:
    UNEP, WWF
    )

    Shape
    Feature geometry.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Coordinates defining the features.

    FID
    Internal feature number.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    AREA
    Special field
    (Source:
    calculated by software
    )

    LOCAL_NM
    Short english name of administrative object

    REGION
    Name of region
    (Source:
    incomplete data
    )

    Value Definition
    Heilongjiang
    Administrative object of Heilongjiang
    Inner Mongolia
    Administrative object of Inner Mongolia
    Jilin
    Administrative object of Jilin
    Liaoning
    Administrative object of Liaoning

    NUMBER
    Number on the map
    (Source:
    Numeration for each region
    )

    COUNTY_NAM
    Full english name of administrative object

    PREFECTURE
    English name of prefecture
    (Source:
    incomplete data
    )

    COUNTY_COR
    other english name of administrative object
    (Source:
    incomplete data
    )

    LOCAL_N_CO
    other english name of administrative object
    (Source:
    incomplete data
    )

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Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)


  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    Eugene Egidarev, Eugene Simonov
    WWF , Amur Branch
    Russia Vladivostok
    18a, Verkhneportovaya St.
    Vladivostok, Primorskii krai 690003
    Russia

    +7 9242311633 (voice)
    +7 4232 414863 (FAX)
    Egidarev@wwfrfe.ru
    eugene simonov <esimonovster@gmail.com>
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Why was the data set created?

To show all administrative division in China with complete attributes (description).

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How was the data set created?

  1. Where did the data come from?

    (source 1 of 1)
    Type of source media: Downloaded DATA from internet
    Source scale denominator: Layer Administrative division on China and Mongolia (aboute 1:2000000)
    Source contribution:
    Downloaded DATA UNEP http://www.grid.unep.ch/appendix.html

  2. What changes have been made?

    Date: Not complete (change 1 of 1)
    China - Layer Administrative division (aboute 1:2000000)
    Corrected attributive data.
    Clipped Amur region

    Person responsible for change:
    WWF Amur Branch

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How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Datasources used to update dataset produced in 2000-2005

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How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access constraints: Data UNEP is free, layer updated- permission WWF Amur Branch
Use constraints:
Free, when using reference to authors required.

Distributor 1 of 1

  1. Who distributes the data set?

    WWF Amur Branch
    18a, Verkhneportovaya St.
    Vladivostok, Primorskii krai 690003
    Russia

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data is free http://www.grid.unep.ch/appendix.html

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    Permission WWF Russia, Amur Branch

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:


    • Data format:
      Size: 9.659

  5. Is there some other way to get the data?

  6. What hardware or software do I need in order to use the data set?

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Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 20080321

Metadata author:
Egidarev Eugene
WWF Russia, Amur Branch
Russia, Vladivostok
18a Verkhneportovaya str
Vladivostok, Primorskii krai 690003
Russia

REQUIRED: The telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual. (voice)
+79242311633 (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

Metadata extensions used:
  • http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html

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