Surficial Geology Polygons for Mount Desert Island, Maine
Entry ID: coa_surficialgeology

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Summary
Abstract: Surficial geology polygons for Mount Desert Island. Coded for
surficial materials with a text description.

The data was developed for planning and ecological research and to
interact with other spatial data.

Digitized maps and cleaned-up linework using PC Arc/Info. Encoded
polygons using PC Arc/Info. Produced scaled proof plots of the data
and overlayed them on top of the original maps to validate polygons
and attribute values.

This information was obtained from Federal Geographic Committee
metadata produced by Gordon Longsworth of the College of the Atlantic
and put into Nasa Directory Interchange Format by Cheryl Solomon.
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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: Surficial Geology Polygons for Mount Desert Island, Maine
Dataset Release Date: 1988
Dataset Release Place: Bar Harbor, Maine
Dataset Publisher: College of the Atlantic
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: URL:http://199.33.141.127/mdi/covs/surfi.exe
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Scaled proof plots were produced with linework and field symbols. Plot
was overlayed on original map and checked on light table. Data
visually inspected in ArcView using DESCR field to build view legend.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Due to the nature of geolgical data and its interpretation, polygons
are general delineations only. This data is in no way specific enough
to infer geology of specific land parcels near rock type boundaries.
Distributed for educational and planning purposes, use at your own
risk.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, College of the Atlantic Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.coa.edu/gis-lab.htm

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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