Shoreline of Mount Desert Island and Islands of Mount Desert Islands Municipal Towns
Entry ID: coa_shorelineMountDesert

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Summary
Abstract: Shoreline of Mount Desert Island and islands of MDI municipal
towns. Created from USGS 24k DLG data representing mean high water or
high tide. Polygon data has area attributes and line data has length
attributes.

Data set was created to define the shore of Mount Desert Island and to
serve as a digital "base map" layer. Some local tax maps show
shoreline data, but this seems to be the most widely ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.5   S: 42.5   E: -67.5   W: -67.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: College of the Atlantic GIS Laboratory
Dataset Title: Shoreline of Mount Desert Island and Islands of Mount Desert Island Municipal Towns
Dataset Release Date: 1987
Dataset Release Place: Bar Harbor, Maine
Dataset Publisher: College of the Atlantic GIS Laboratory
Data Presentation Form: map
Other Citation Details: processed DLG data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Scaled proof plots were produced and checked for accuracy against USGS
24k paper quadrangles. Data was reviewed in ArcView prior to
documentation.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Some local tax maps show shoreline data in more detail, but this seems
to be the most widely accepted representation of the shoreline of
MDI. More detail is needed for site specific studies such as those
examining individual land parcels or for island research.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, College of the Atlantic Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.coa.edu/gis-lab.htm
Dataset ID: shore

Data Center Personnel
Name: GORDON LONGSWORTH
Phone: 207-288-2271
Fax: 207-288-4126
Email: gordonl at ecology.coa.edu
Contact Address:
College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street
City: Bar Harbor
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04609
Country: USA
Distribution
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 207-288-2271
Fax: 207-288-4126
Email: gordonl at ecology.coa.edu
Contact Address:
College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street
City: Bar Harbor
Province or State: Maine
Postal Code: 04609
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-08-28
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