Modeled Wind Speed Raster (at 100m)
Entry ID: MassGIS_GISDATA.IMG_WIND_SPD100M

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Summary
Abstract: In continuing a policy of promoting renewable and clean energy sources, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) has put considerable effort into researching development sites for wind-based energy production. A key datalayer in this initiative is a modeled representation of wind velocities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The original wind resource data were developed ... View entire text

Purpose: Planning and analysis

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: publication date

SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Direct Spatial Reference: Raster
Raster Object Type: Pixel
Row Count: 4029
Column Count: 3288
Vertical Count: 1

SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - PLANAR
Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System
SPCS Zone Identifier: 2001
Standard Parallel: 41.716667
Standard Parallel: 42.683333
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.69   S: 40.17   E: -66.03   W: -75.07

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Truewind Solutions, LLC
Dataset Title: Modeled Wind Speed Raster (at 100m)
Dataset Release Date: 2002-20-03
Data Presentation Form: SDE raster digital data
Online Resource: Server=env-fp-phoenix; Service=esri_sde; User=gisdata; Version=SDE....
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-06-01
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1.000000
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Please see the "PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL DATA PROVIDED BY THE MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS", online at http://www.state.ma.us/mgis/puragree.htm.

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Use Constraints USE CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Massachusetts Office of Geographic and Environmental Information Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/massgis.htm
Dataset ID: Downloadable Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL TRUST
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-24
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