Land subject to inundation

Frequently-asked questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title:
Land subject to inundation

Abstract:
Polygon layer (Seasonally/regularly inundated areas) 1:1000000 scale. Created from data VMap0

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    VMap0, Eugene Simonov, Eugene Egidarev, 2000, Land subject to inundation: http://geoengine.nga.mil.

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

    Bounding coordinates:
    West: 102.274025
    East: 143.168274
    North: 59.413307
    South: 38.042915

  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 (1720)

    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?

    land subject to inundation
    Locations of floodplain meadows, etc.
    (Source:
    Data VMap0
    )

    ID
    special field

    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.

    F_CODE_DES
    (Source:
    Special field from Vmap0 data
    )

    Frequency of measurement: As needed

    F_CODE
    HYC_DESCRI
    TILE_ID
    FAC_ID
    SOURCE
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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
    WWF , Amur Branch
    Russia Vladivostok
    18a, Verkhneportovaya St.
    Vladivostok, Primorskii krai 690003
    Russia

    +7 9242311633 (voice)
    +7 4232 414863 (FAX)
    Egidarev@wwfrfe.ru
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Why was the data set created?

To show all Seasonally/regularly inundated areas (floodplain meadows) in Amur River basin with complete attributes.

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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 Vmap0 http://geoengine.nga.mil
    Source scale denominator: 1:1000000

  2. What changes have been made?

    (change 2 of 2)
    Metadata imported.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • D:\Project\Amur_book\GIS_DATA\water_poly.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 VMap0 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://geoengine.nga.mil

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    Data VMap0 free, layer updated- permission WWF Russia, Amur Branch

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:


    • Data format:
      Size: 0.835

  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: 20080316

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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