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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

GIS Metadata


BLM OR Visual Resource Inventory Publication Polygon

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: OR/WA BLM
Publication_Date: 20130624
Publication_Time: unknown
Title:
BLM OR Visual Resource Inventory Publication Polygon
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Portland,OR
Online_Linkage: http://www.blm.gov/or/gis/data.php
Description:
Abstract:
vri_pub_poly: Publication dataset showing Visual Resource Inventory (VRI) classes for BLM-managed lands in Oregon and Washington. The classes are based on scenic quality, sensitivity level, and distance zones.
Purpose:
Resource management planning, characterization and management of scenic/visual quality
Supplemental_Information:
BLM - Bureau of Land Management
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20130624
Time of Day: unknown
Currentness_Reference:
publication date
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.513434
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -116.922270
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.000115
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.992470
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: land use planning
Theme_Keyword: land management
Theme_Keyword: Lands
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Theme_Keyword: Recreation
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: BLM-Theme
Theme_Keyword: Visual Resources
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: BLM-State
Place_Keyword: Oregon
Place_Keyword: Washington
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Pacific Northwest
Access_Constraints: PUBLIC DATA: None, these data are considered public domain.
Use_Constraints:
These data are provided by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) "as is" and may contain errors or omissions. Users assumes the entire risk associated with its use of these data and bears all responsibility in determining whether these data are fit for intended use. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived, and both scale and accuracy may vary across the data set. These data may not have the accuracy, resolution, completeness, timeliness, or other characteristics appropriate for applications that potential users of the data may contemplate. Users are encouraged to carefully consider the content of the metadata file associated with these data. These data are neither legal documents nor land surveys, and must not be used as such. Official records may be referenced at most BLM offices. Please report any errors in the data to the BLM office from which it was obtained. The BLM should be cited as the data source in any products derived from these data. Users wishing to modify the data should describe the types of modifications they have performed. Users should not misrepresent the data, nor imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by BLM. This data may be updated by the BLM without notification.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, OR/WA State Office
Contact_Person: Jerry Magee
Contact_Position: Natural Resource Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
P. O. Box 2965
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208-2965
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (503) 808-6086
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (503) 808-6021
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gmagee@blm.gov
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.1.0.722
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: OR/WA BLM
Publication_Date: 20070308
Publication_Time: unknown
Title:
vrm_pub_poly
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
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Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Visual Resource Inventory (VRI) consists of unique, non-overlapping polygons.
Completeness_Report:
Data is currently available for the Burns, Coos Bay, Eugene, Lakeview, Medford, Prineville, Salem, and Roseburg Districts.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Unknown
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Current version of geodatabase was loaded into ArcSDE.
Process_Date: 20070131
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: OR BLM/Northrop Grumman Corporation
Contact_Person: Barbara W. Haney
Contact_Position: Sr. GIS Technical Support Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
PO Box 2965
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-808-6313
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bhaney@or.blm.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset clipped to BLM ownership
Process_Date: 20070308
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: OR BLM/Northrop Grumman Corporation
Contact_Person: Barbara W. Haney
Contact_Position: Sr. GIS Technical Support Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
PO Box 2965
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-808-6313
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bhaney@or.blm.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Intersected VRI Classes, Scenic Quality Ratings, Distance Zones, and Sensitivity Levels from AECOM contract work. Added fields and calculated coded domain values to match coded domain values of target data. Loaded objects into VRI_POLY.
Process_Date: 20110509
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office
Contact_Person: Mike Fallon
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address:
1103 N Fancher Road
City: Spokane Valley
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 99212
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (509) 536-1276
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mfallon@blm.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Fixed some areas that extended beyond the boundaries of Juniper Dunes Wilderness, added areas found with wilderness character south of wilderness as VRI II.
Process_Date: 20120124
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office
Contact_Person: Mike Fallon
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address:
1103 N Fancher Road
City: Spokane Valley
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 99212
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (509) 536-1276
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mfallon@blm.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Discrepancies between original contractor supplied data were resolved. Previous edits correcting boundary at Juniper Dunes wilderness was not altered.
Process_Date: 20120125
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, Spokane District Office
Contact_Person: Mike Fallon
Contact_Position: GIS Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address:
1103 N Fancher Road
City: Spokane Valley
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 99212
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (509) 536-1276
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mfallon@blm.gov
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 9676
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 2e-008
Longitude_Resolution: 2e-008
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal Degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: D North American 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 1980
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222101
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: vri_pub_poly
Entity_Type_Definition:
Visual Resource Inventory Class designations on BLM lands
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DISTANCE_ZONE
Attribute_Definition:
Indicates whether the area being inventoried is in the foreground-middle(FM) ground of a person's view, in the background (BG), or seldom seen (SS).
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: FM
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Foreground-Middleground
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: BG
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Background
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: SS
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Seldom Seen
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VRI_CLASS
Attribute_Definition:
VRI Classes are the result of the evaluation of an area for it's visual potential based on several criteria including scenic quality, sensitivity level, and distance zones.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: I
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Assigned to all special areas where the current management situations require maintaining a natural environment essentially unaltered by man.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: II
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Assigned where scenic quality is highest, A, or where the scenic quality is B and the distance zone is foreground/middleground.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: III
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Assigned where scenic quality is B, distance zone is background or seldom seen and sensitivity is High or where sensitivity is Medium but the distance zone is foreground/middleground.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: IV
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Assigned to areas that don't meet the criteria for I, II, or III.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VRI_SCENIC
Attribute_Definition:
A code to denote most (A), moderately (B), or least (C) scenic quality based on factors such as landform, vegetation, water, color, influence of adjacent scenery, scarcity, and cultural modifications.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: A
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Most Scenic; score of 19 or more using procedures in BLM Handbook H-8410-1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: B
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Moderately Scenic; score of 12-18 using procedures in BLM Handbook H-8410-1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: C
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Least Scenic; score of 11 or less using procedures in BLM Handbook H-8410-1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VRI_SENSITIVITY
Attribute_Definition:
The visual sensitivity of the area being inventoried based on type of users, amount of use, public interest, adjacent land uses, and special areas.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: HIGH
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
High level of sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: MOD
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Moderate level of sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: LOW
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Low level of sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
Bureau of Land Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE.AREA
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SHAPE.LEN
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Polygons show the boundaries of different VRI Class areas.
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office
Contact_Person: Eric Hiebenthal
Contact_Position: GIS Data Management Specialist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
P.O. Box 2965
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-808-6565
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 503-808-6419
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ehiebent@blm.gov
Distribution_Liability:
The BLM assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions and makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data for individual use or aggregate use with other data; nor shall the act of distribution to contractors, partners, or beyond, constitute any such warranty for individual or aggregate data use with other data. BLM computers successfully processed this data. The BLM makes no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the use of this data on any other system, or for general or scientific purposes, nor does distribution constitute or imply any such warranty. The BLM has no liability for payment of any consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or tort damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, any loss of profits arising out of the use or reliance on the geographic data or arising out of the delivery, installation, operation, or support by BLM.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090106
Metadata_Review_Date: 20120821
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office
Contact_Person: Stanley Frazier
Contact_Position: State Data Administrator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
P.O. Box 2965
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (503)808-6009 (direct), (503)808-6004 (front desk)
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (503)808-6419
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: sfrazier@blm.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Security_Information:
Metadata_Security_Classification_System: Not Classified
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