Bogs Amur river basin

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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Bogs Amur river basin

Abstract:
Bogs/mires/peatlands/fens in Amur-Heilong  River basin. Polygon layer (Bogs, swamps, fens, etc.) 1:500000 - 1:1000000 scale. Created from topographic maps

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Eugene Simonov, Eugene Egidarev, Bogs Amur river basin.

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    Bounding coordinates:
    West: 99.351653
    East: 156.296519
    North: 59.808252
    South: 38.534195

  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):
      • G-polygon (24580)

    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_Pulkovo_1942.
      The ellipsoid used is Krasovsky_1940.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378245.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.300000.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Bogs Amur
    Locations of Bogs
    (Source:
    Data Topomaps and our correct
    )

    Shape
    Feature geometry.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Frequency of measurement: Unknown

    Coordinates defining the features.

    FID
    Internal feature number.
    (Source:
    ESRI
    )

    Frequency of measurement: As needed

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    WATER
    Type of water (water salinity)
    (Source:
    Author
    )

    Frequency of measurement: As needed

    Value Definition
    Fresh
    Fresh water
    Salty
    Salty water

    DRY_UP
    Type of water object (object quality)
    (Source:
    Information from "global world grid 1km"
    )

    Frequency of measurement: As needed

    Value Definition
    Dry_up
    Drying intermittent water object
    Non_dry
    permanent water object

    AREA
    Area (in ha)
    (Source:
    Calculated software
    )

    Source
    Type of mapping source
    (Source:
    Author
    )

    PERIMETER
    Perimeter of object
    (Source:
    Calculated software
    )

    CODE
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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 bogs/mires/peatlands/fens  wetland types in Amur River basin with complete attributes.

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How was the data set created?

  1. Where did the data come from?

    Topographic maps (Russian) (source 1 of 4)
    Type of source media: disc
    Source scale denominator: 500000

    Vmap0 (source 2 of 4)

    NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency), 2000, Vmap0.

    Online links:
    Type of source media: online
    Source scale denominator: 1000000

    Global Lakes and Wetlands Database GLWD (source 3 of 4)

    Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Kurt-Wolters-Strasse 3, 34109 Kassel, Germany, World Wildlife Fund US, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA, 2004, glwd_1.shp.

    Online links:
    Type of source media: online
    Source scale denominator: 1:1 to 1:3 million resolution
    Source contribution:
    Global_world_grid_1km

    Wetlands far east in Russia (source 4 of 4)

    Ermoshin V.V., Karakin V. P., 2003, Wetland in far east Russian.

    Type of source media: Shapefile
    Source scale denominator: 3000000
    Source contribution:
    TIGIS, PGI FEBRAS

  2. What changes have been made?

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

    Person responsible for change:
    Eugene Egidarev, Eugene Simonov
    WWF

    Data sources used in this process:
    • Topo 5km
    • Vmap0
    • Wetlands far east in Russia
    • GLWD

    Date: 2007 (change 2 of 2)
    Unification legend and corrected polygon object

    Person responsible for change:
    Eugene Egidarev, Eugene Simonov
    WWF

    Data sources used in this process:
    • GLWD
    • Topo 5km

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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: 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?

  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: 13.076

  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: 20080322

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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