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Shaded Relief of Washington State, in Color



Identification_Information
Data_Quality_Information
Spatial_Data_Organization_Information
Spatial_Reference_Information
Distribution_Information
Metadata_Reference_Information


Identification Information

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    Citation:
      Citation Information:
        Originator: Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington State Department of Transportation
        Publication Date: 9/10/2003
        Title: Shaded Relief of Washington State, in Color
        Geospatial Data Presentation Form: map
        Publication Information:
          Publication Place: Olympia, Washington, USA
          Publisher: Washington State Department of Natural Resources
    Description:
      Abstract:
        This georeferenced color image represents shaded relief of landforms of the state of Washington and was created by overlaying the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Shaded Relief of Washington on top of the United States Geological Survey's 30 Meter Digital Elevation Model for Washington State.
      Purpose: The image is intended to render the shape of the state's terrain in a visually intuitive manner.
      Supplemental Information:
        Source Map Projection:Washington State Plane South
        Source Horizontal Datum:NAD83 HARN
        Source Ellipsoid:GRS80
        Source Vertical Datum:N/A
    Time Period of Content:
      Time Period Information:
        Single Date/Time:
          Calendar Date: Unknown
          Time of Day: Unknown
      Currentness Reference: ground condition
    Status:
      Progress: Complete
      Maintenance and Update Frequency: none planned
    Spatial Domain:
      Bounding Coordinates:
        West Bounding Coordinate: -125
        East Bounding Coordinate: -116.875
        North Bounding Coordinate: 49
        South Bounding Coordinate: 45.5
    Keywords:
      Theme:
        Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
        Theme Keyword: shaded relief
        Theme Keyword: terrain
        Theme Keyword: hillshading
        Theme Keyword: physiography
      Place:
        Place Keyword Thesaurus: None
        Place Keyword: Washington
        Place Keyword: WA
        Place Keyword: United States
        Place Keyword: USA
        Place Keyword: Pacific Northwest
    Access Constraints: none
    Use Constraints: none
    Point of Contact:
      Contact Information:
        Contact Person Primary:
          Contact Person: Richard C. Daniels
          Contact Organization: WSDOT Office of Information Technology
        Contact Position: GIS Analyst
        Contact Address:
          Address Type: mailing and physical address
          Address:
            Washington State Department of Transportation Office of Information Technology
            809 Legion Way SE
            P.O. Box 47430
          City: Olympia
          State or Province: WA
          Postal Code: 98504-7430
          Country: USA
        Contact Voice Telephone: (360) 705-7799
        Contact Facsimile Telephone: (36) 705-6817
        Contact Electronic Mail Address: danielri@wsdot.wa.gov
        Hours of Service: 8:00 to 5:00
    Browse Graphic:
      Browse Graphic File Name: wa-shade_csnapjpg.htm
      Browse Graphic File Description:
        The graphic represents the data as projected on the Washington State Plane Coordinate System, South Zone.
      Browse Graphic File Type: JPEG
    Data Set Credit: Richard Daniels
    Native Data Set Environment: JPEG-format raster file

Data Quality Information

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    Attribute Accuracy:
      Attribute Accuracy Report: none
    Logical Consistency Report: none
    Completeness Report: none
    Positional Accuracy:
      Horizontal Positional Accuracy:
        Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report: Positional accuracy has not been determined.
    Lineage:
      Source Information:
        Source Citation:
          Citation Information:
            Originator: Washington State Department of Natural Resources
            Publication Date: 19970618
            Title: Shaded Relief of Washington State
            Geospatial Data Presentation Form: map
            Publication Information:
              Publication Place: Olympia, Washington, USA
              Publisher: Washington State Department of Natural Resources
        Source Time Period of Content:
          Time Period Information:
            Single Date/Time:
              Calendar Date: Unknown
              Time of Day: Unknown
          Source Currentness Reference: ground condition
        Source Citation Abbreviation: wa-shade.jpg
        Source Contribution: This image was used to depict the shaded landforms to produce the colored shaded relief image.
      Source Information:
        Source Citation:
          Citation Information:
            Originator: United States Geological Survey
            Publication Date: Unknown
            Title: DEMs - 30 Meter Digital Elevation Model
            Geospatial Data Presentation Form: map
        Source Time Period of Content:
          Time Period Information:
            Single Date/Time:
              Time of Day: Unknown
        Source Citation Abbreviation: 30M DEM
        Source Contribution: This source contributed the digital elevation model used to create the colored shaded relief image.
      Process Step:
        Process Description:
          This image was created by overlaying the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Shaded Relief of Washington data set on top of the USGS's 30 Meter Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for Washington State. The DEM was color coded using the "topographic" color scheme in ArcMap. The Shaded Relief of Washington had 60% transparence set. This allowed the colors to show through.
        Source Used Citation Abbreviation: wa-shade.jpg
        Process Date: 11/2002
        Process Contact:
          Contact Information:
            Contact Person Primary:
              Contact Person: Richard C. Daniels
              Contact Organization: WSDOT Office of Information Technology
            Contact Position: GIS Analyst
            Contact Address:
              Address Type: mailing and physical address
              Address:
                Washington State Department of Transportation Office of Information Technology
                809 Legion Way SE
                P.O. Box 47430
              City: Olympia
              State or Province: WA
              Postal Code: 98504-7430
              Country: USA
            Contact Voice Telephone: (360) 705-7799
            Contact Facsimile Telephone: (36) 705-6817
            Contact Electronic Mail Address: danielri@wsdot.wa.gov
            Hours of Service: 8:00 to 5:00
    Cloud Cover: Unknown

Spatial Data Organization Information

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    Direct Spatial Reference Method: Raster
    Raster Object Information:
      Raster Object Type: Pixel

Spatial Reference Information

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    Horizontal Coordinate System Definition:
      Planar:
        Grid Coordinate System:
          Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
          State Plane Coordinate System:
            SPCS Zone Identifier: 5626
            Lambert Conformal Conic:
              Standard Parallel: 45.5
              Standard Parallel: 47.5
              Longitude of Central Meridian: 120.5
              Latitude of Projection Origin: 45.33
              False Easting: 2000000
              False Northing: 0
        Planar Coordinate Information:
          Planar Coordinate Encoding Method: Coordinate Pair
      Geodetic Model:
        Horizontal Datum Name: North American Datum of 1983 HARN
        Ellipsoid Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
        Semi-major Axis: 6378137
        Denominator of Flattening Ratio: 298.257

Distribution Information

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    Distributor:
      Contact Information:
        Contact Organization Primary:
          Contact Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
          Contact Person: Michelle Blake
        Contact Position: GIS Data Administrator
        Contact Address:
          Address Type: mailing address
          Address: PO Box 47430
          City: Olympia
          State or Province: WA
          Postal Code: 98504-7430
          Country: USA
        Contact Address:
          Address Type: physical address
          Address: 809 Legion Way SE
          City: Olympia
          State or Province: WA
          Postal Code: 98501
          Country: USA
        Contact Voice Telephone: 360-705-7797
        Contact Facsimile Telephone: 360-705-6817
        Contact Electronic Mail Address: blakem@wsdot.wa.gov
        Contact Instructions: Call, email or write with requests for geo-spatial data sets.
    Resource Description: \gisosc\geodata\imagery\1kfoot\dnr\wa-shade\wa-shade_c.jpg
    Distribution Liability:
      The Washington State Department of Transportation shall not be liable for any activity involving these data with regard to lost profits or savings or any other consequential damages; or the fitness for use of the data for a particular purpose; or the installation of the data, its use, or the results obtained.
    Standard Order Process:
      Digital Form:
        Digital Transfer Information:
          Format Specification: Various formats are used: ESRI coverages and shapefiles, and data tables for placement as ArcView "events."
          Format Information Content:
            The standard distribution compact disc contains all geospatial data sets created by the Washington State Dept. of Transportation. Refer to the included Geodata.txt text file for a brief description of the directory structure. Data formats vary--most data are stored as ESRI shape files, but some data models require coverages. There are also dbf-format tables of data located by geographic coordinates or State Route Accumulated Route Mileage.
        Digital Transfer Option:
          Offline Option:
            Offline Media: CD-ROM
      Fees: none
      Ordering Instructions: Call, email or write the Distributor with requests for geo-spatial data sets.
      Turnaround: Generally, the standard compact disc containing all distributed data can be sent within one week of receiving a data request.
    Standard Order Process:
      Digital Form:
        Digital Transfer Information:
          Format Name: self-extracting zip file
          Format Version Number: 6.3 SR-1 (926) 32-bit
          Format Specification: WinZip
          Format Information Content:
            Depends on the data set. Arc/Info coverage or shape file; metadata report in html and text files; and, in some cases, a data dictionary text file. Some data sets in the standard distribution are tabular data for placement as ArcView "events."
          File Decompression Technique: Run the "exe" file under Windows NT.
        Digital Transfer Option:
          Online Option:
            Access Instructions: Use anonymous FTP login or web browser download on the URL specified under Network Address.
            Online Computer and Operating System: Unix
      Fees: none
      Ordering Instructions: Download individual data sets from ftp://ftp.wsdot.wa.gov/gis/GeoDataDistribution
    Standard Order Process:
      Non-digital Form: The Cartography/GIS Section can plot maps of most geospatial data sets.
      Fees: depend on plotting costs.
      Ordering Instructions: Contact the Point of Contact listed under the Identification Section to determine the availability of this data set in a non-digital representation.
    Available Time Period:
      Time Period Information:
        Single Date/Time:
          Calendar Date: Unknown
          Time of Day: Unknown

Metadata Reference Information

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    Metadata Date: 6/15/2004
    Metadata Review Date:
    Metadata Future Review Date:
    Metadata Contact:
      Contact Information:
        Contact Organization Primary:
          Contact Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
          Contact Person: Michelle Blake
        Contact Position: GIS Data Administrator
        Contact Address:
          Address Type: mailing address
          Address: PO Box 47430
          City: Olympia
          State or Province: WA
          Postal Code: 98504-7430
          Country: USA
        Contact Address:
          Address Type: physical address
          Address: 809 Legion Way SE
          City: Olympia
          State or Province: WA
          Postal Code: 98501
          Country: USA
        Contact Voice Telephone: 360-705-7797
        Contact Facsimile Telephone: 360-705-6817
        Contact Electronic Mail Address: blakem@wsdot.wa.gov
        Contact Instructions: Call, email or write with requests for geo-spatial data sets.
    Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
    Metadata Standard Version: June 1998
    Metadata Time Convention: local time
    Metadata Access Constraints: none
    Metadata Use Constraints: none
    Metadata Use Constraints: none

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