Counties Southeast United States

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Publication_Date: 1997
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title: Counties Southeast United States
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: St. Petersburg, Florida
Publisher: FWC, FWRI
Description:
Abstract:
This GIS data set represents the counties of the states bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic ocean, from Delaware to Texas. This data set also includes a general shoreline of eastern Mexico.
Purpose:
To represent county boundaries of the southeastern United States in vector format.
Supplemental_Information:
Prior to July 1, 2004, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) was known as the Florida Marine Research Institute (FMRI). The institute name has not been changed in historical data sets or references to work completed by the Florida Marine Research Institute. The institute name has been changed in references to ongoing research, new research, and contact information. The source, accuracy, and time period of these data are unknown. Use with caution.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1997
Time_of_Day: unknown
Currentness_Reference: data creation date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -104.034858
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -74.926626
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.803002
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 16.179251
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: FWRItheme
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Theme_Keyword: GIS
Theme_Keyword: mapping
Theme_Keyword: bounds
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: FWRIplace
Place_Keyword: south Florida
Place_Keyword: Florida
Place_Keyword: Georgia
Place_Keyword: Alabama
Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
Place_Keyword: statewide
Place_Keyword: southeast Florida
Place_Keyword: southwest Florida
Place_Keyword: north Florida
Place_Keyword: northeast Florida
Place_Keyword: northwest Florida
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: FWC Region
Place_Keyword: FWC Region-North Central
Place_Keyword: FWC Region-Northeast
Place_Keyword: FWC Region-Northwest
Place_Keyword: FWC Region-South
Place_Keyword: FWC Region-Southwest
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: Water Management Districts
Place_Keyword: Northwest Florida Water Management District
Place_Keyword: South Florida Water Management District
Place_Keyword: Southwest Florida Water Management District
Place_Keyword: St. Johns River Water Management District
Place_Keyword: Suwannee River Water Management District
Access_Constraints:
All data must be verified by Principal Investigator or Group Database Analyst prior to release. It is strongly recommended that this data is directly acquired from FWC and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. FWC makes no claims as to the data's suitability for other purposes
Use_Constraints:
Acknowledgement of the FWC-FWRI (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute) as the data source would be appreciated in any products developed from these data, and such acknowledgment as is standard for citation and legal practices for data source is expected by users of this data. Please cite the original metadata when using portions of the record to create a similar record of slightly altered data, such as reprojection. If any data are modified or adjusted, please share the edited information with FWC. Users should be aware that comparison with other data sets for the same area from other time periods may be inaccurate due to inconsistencies resulting from changes in mapping conventions, data collection, and computer processes over time. FWC shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of this data. These data are not legal documents and are not to be used as such. This is not a survey data set and should not be utilized as such. These data are not to be used for navigation.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GISLibrarian
Contact_Organization:
FWC-FWRI (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute)
Contact_Position: GIS Data Librarian
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: Florida
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727-896-8626
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727-893-1679
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: GISLibrarian@MyFWC.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Security_Information:
Security_Classification_System: FWRI-DC
Security_Classification: Available with caution
Security_Handling_Description: Available with caution
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Windows NT Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 1; ESRI ArcInfo 8.1.0.415

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: unknown
Logical_Consistency_Report: unknown
Completeness_Report: unknown
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: unknown
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description: These data were obtained digitally from an unknown source.
Process_Date: 1997
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GISLibrarian
Contact_Organization:
FWC-FWRI (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute)
Contact_Position: GIS Data Librarian
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: Florida
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727-896-8626
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727-893-1679
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: GISLibrarian@MyFWC.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern time

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 14808

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Standard_Parallel: 24.000000
Standard_Parallel: 31.500000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -84.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 24.000000
False_Easting: 400000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Coordinate Pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.002095
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.002095
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000
Altitude_Encoding_Method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: FMRI.counties_se_us_poly
Entity_Type_Definition:
This polygon data set is composed of state and county boundaries of the southeastern U.S. Boundaries are at a 1:100,000 scale. The attribute table contains information on name of county, county code, state code, and a land vs. water code.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COUNTY
Attribute_Definition: Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) county code
Attribute_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: FIPS
Codeset_Source: Federal Information Processing Standards
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GIS.FWC.counties_se_us_poly.AREA
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GULFSEST_
Attribute_Definition: Internal coverage attribute
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Internal coverage attribute
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GULFSEST_ID
Attribute_Definition: Internal coverage attribute
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Internal coverage attribute
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LANDTYPE
Attribute_Definition: land vs. water
Attribute_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: LAND
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: land
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: WATER
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: water
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME
Attribute_Definition: county name
Attribute_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Text field indicating county name
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition: Numeric ID for each poly
Attribute_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numeric ID for each poly
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute_Definition: Polygon perimeter
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Internal coverage attribute
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Feature geometry
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE.AREA
Attribute_Definition: polygon area
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: polygon area
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE.LEN
Attribute_Definition: polygon perimeter
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: polygon perimeter
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STATE
Attribute_Definition:
FIPS state code. If blank, Mexico and some water areas do not have FIPS state codes.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Producer defined
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: FIPS
Codeset_Source: Federal Information Processing Standards

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GISLibrarian
Contact_Organization:
FWC-FWRI (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute)
Contact_Position: GIS Data Librarian
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: Florida
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727-896-8626
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727-893-1679
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: GISLibrarian@MyFWC.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Resource_Description: FMRI.counties_se_us_poly
Distribution_Liability:
This data set is in the public domain, and the recipient may not assert any proprietary rights thereto nor represent it to anyone as other than a FWC-FWRI produced data set or the appropriate originator; it is provided "as-is" without warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The user assumes all responsibility for the accuracy and suitability of this data set for a specific application. In no event will the staff of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute be liable for any damages, including lost profits, lost savings, or other incidental or consequential damages arising from the use of or the inability to use this data set.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: SHP
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Fees:
None. However, persons or organizations requesting information must provide transfer media if FTP is not available and must pay express shipping costs if express shipping is required.
Ordering_Instructions:
Contact GIS Librarian by e-mail, telephone, or letter explaining which products are needed and providing a brief description of how the products will be used. Also, provide name and address of the person or organization requesting the products.
Turnaround:
Usually within 10 business days, although, complex requests may take longer
Custom_Order_Process:
These data have caveats. Contact GIS Librarian for details. If these data are maintained by an agency other than FWC-FWRI, then the source agency should be contacted directly for requests.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20010521
Metadata_Review_Date: 20060503
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GISLibrarian
Contact_Organization:
FWC-FWRI (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute)
Contact_Position: GIS Data Librarian
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast
City: St. Petersburg
State_or_Province: Florida
Postal_Code: 33701
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 727-896-8626
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 727-893-1679
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: GISLibrarian@MyFWC.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: No restrictions on metadata.
Metadata_Use_Constraints: Metadata must be distributed with the data set.
Metadata_Security_Information:
Metadata_Security_Classification_System: FWRI-MC
Metadata_Security_Classification: Available
Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: Metadata must be distributed with the data set.
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: <http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html>
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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