Bedrock Geology Polygons for Mount Desert Island, Maine
Entry ID: coa_bedrockpolygons

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Summary
Abstract: This data set features bedrock geology polygons for Mount Desert
Island. Coded with rock units and text description.

It 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.

Related URL
Link: VIEW EXTENDED METADATA
Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.


Geographic Coverage
 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: Bedrock Geology Polygons for Mount Desert Island, Maine
Dataset Release Date: 1989
Dataset Release Place: Bar Harbor, Maine
Dataset Publisher: College of the Atlantic GIS Laboratory
Data Presentation Form: map
Other Citation Details: See also Surficial Geology
Online Resource: http://www.coa.edu/gis-lab.htm


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MAINE


Science Keywords
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >BEDROCK LITHOLOGY    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >IGNEOUS ROCKS >GRANITE    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >IGNEOUS ROCKS >DIORITE    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >METAMORPHIC ROCKS >SCHIST    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >ROCK GLACIERS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >GROUND ICE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


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 geological 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.


Keywords
geology
bedrock
intrusive
shatter
stratified
granite
diorite
schist
glacial
Mount Desert Island
Mount Desert Island municipalities
Maine


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, College of the Atlantic    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.coa.edu/gis-lab.htm
Dataset ID: bedr

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
Distribution_Format: ArcInfo Export format
Fees: None


Personnel
GORDON LONGSWORTH
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


GORDON LONGSWORTH
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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


TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



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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