River, lake, reservoir 30mln poly

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What does this data set describe?

Title:
River, lake, reservoir 30mln poly

Abstract:
Polygon layer (waterbody) 1:30000000 scale. Created from ESRI data.
Reservoirs, lakes, rivers in Amur-Heilong River Basin.

Supplemental information:
supplementary layer

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    ESRI, Unknown, River, lake, reservoir 30mln poly.

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

    Bounding coordinates:
    West: 100.526253
    East: 143.732635
    North: 56.402832
    South: 36.200027

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning date: unknown
    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):
      • G-polygon (203)

    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?

    river_30m_poly
    Locations of main waterbodyes
    (Source:
    Data ESRI
    )

    CNTRY_NAME
    Name of Country
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    China

    Russia

    Mongolia

    North korea

    REGION
    Code of region
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Eastern Asia

    Asian Former USSR

    VISUAL
    visual on the map
    (Source:
    WWF
    )

    Visual

    Non visual

    RIV3M_
    special field
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    RIV3M_ID
    special field
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Shape
    Feature geometry.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Coordinates defining the features.

    TYPE
    Type of object
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Value Definition
    1
    River
    2
    Reservoir
    3
    Lake

    FID
    Internal feature number.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    WATER_TYPE
    Type of water
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Reservoir

    Lake

    River

    WATER_RANK
    Rank
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Range of values
    Minimum: 1
    Maximum: 5

    COUNTRY
    Code of country
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    CONTINENT
    Name of continent
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Asia

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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 main waterbodies in Amur River basin.

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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 ESRI
    Source scale denominator: 1:30000000

  2. What changes have been made?

    Date: 2007 (change 1 of 2)
    Clip data on Amur region

    Person responsible for change:
    Egidarev Eugene
    WWF

    (change 2 of 2)
    Metadata imported.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • D:\project\Amur_book\GIS_DATA\Data\river_30m_lin.shp.xml

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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?

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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 ESRI 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, ESRI
    18a, Verkhneportovaya St.
    Vladivostok, Primorskii krai 690003
    Russia

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

    Downloadable Data

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:


    • Data format:
      Size: 0.407

  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: 20080311

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

+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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