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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

GIS Metadata


BLM OR Land Use Allocations Oregon Polygon

Frequently-asked questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title:
BLM OR Land Use Allocations Oregon Polygon

Abstract:
LUA_POLY: This theme shows the land use allocations on BLM-managed lands in Western Oregon as defined in the Record of Decision for the Resource Management Plans of 1995. Updated in 2003.

Supplemental information:
BLM (Bureau of Land Management), WODDB (Western Oregon Digital Database), RMP (Resource Management Plan), LUA (Land Use Allocations), XUA (X-theme Land Use Allocations), LLI (Landlines), DOB (BLM District Boundaries), FOI (Forest Operations Inventory). See the following document for further information. http://teamspace/or/sites/records/FY2003%20IMs/im-or-2003-001.pdf

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Bureau of Land Management, 20141118, BLM OR Land Use Allocations Oregon Polygon.

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    Bounding coordinates:
    West: -124.513434
    East: -120.899426
    North: 45.933168
    South: 41.993092

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning date: 19930101
    Beginning time: unknown
    Ending date: 20130818
    Ending time: unknown
    Currentness reference:
    publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • GT-polygon composed of chains (4267)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 2e-008. Longitudes are given to the nearest 2e-008. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal Degrees.

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    OSODBA.LUA_POLY_new
    Polygons showing Land Use Allocations. (Source: Bureau of Land Management)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: Esri)
                      

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    SUBJ_LUA
    Optional ID field (Source: BLM )
                      

    NWFP_LUA
    Northwest Forest Plan Land Use Allocation type

    ID_LUA
    BLM Landuse Allocation Type (Source: BLM)
                      

    SHAPE
    Feature geometry. (Source: Esri)
                      

    Coordinates defining the features.

    SHAPE.AREA
    SHAPE.LEN
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Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

    • Bureau of Land Management

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    Daniel Couch
    Bureau of Land Management
    Forester
    777 NW Garden Valley Blvd
    Roseburg, OR 97471-6505
    US

    (541) 464-3215 (voice)
    dcouch@blm.gov
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Why was the data set created?

Resource Management Planning

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How was the data set created?

  1. Where did the data come from?

    LLI (source 1 of 10)

    BLM OR/WA State Office, 19960901, LLI.

    Type of source media: None

    BLM FOI (source 2 of 10)

    BLM Oregon State Office, unknown, Forest Operations Inventory.

    Type of source media: None
    Source scale denominator: 12000
    Source contribution:
    Polygon

    XLA (source 3 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, 19980101, X-theme Land Use Allocations (Polygon).

    Type of source media: None
    Source contribution:
    Polygons

    Streams (source 4 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, Streams.

    Type of source media: None
    Source scale denominator: 2400
    Source contribution:
    Lines

    DOQ (source 5 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, unknown, BLM Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles.

    Type of source media: onLine
    Source scale denominator: 2400

    LUA (source 6 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, 19940101, Land Use Allocation.

    Type of source media: None
    Source contribution:
    Polygons & Attributes

    Lakes (source 7 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, 19890101, Lakes and Double Line Streams (Polygon).

    Type of source media: onLine
    Source scale denominator: 4800
    Source contribution:
    Polygon

    reohucv1_3 (source 8 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM - USFS, 20050922, Hydrologic Unit Boundaries for Oregon, Washington, and California.

    Type of source media: None
    Source contribution:
    Lines

    GTRN (source 9 of 10)

    OR/WA BLM, unknown, Ground Transportation Roads & Trails old.

    Type of source media: onLine
    Source scale denominator: 2400
    Source contribution:
    Lines

    DOB (source 10 of 10)

    Bureau of Land Management, BLM District Boundaries.

    Type of source media: hardcopyPaper
    Source scale denominator: 100000

  2. What changes have been made?

    Date: 19940101 (change 1 of 12)
    BLM contractors used a selection list provided by the BLM District Offices to give FOI polygons a new LUA label. This district-wide coverage was then dissolved along the township boundaries to create township-based coverages.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 19950101 (change 2 of 12)
    The LUA data was inserted into the corporate district libraries and QC'd as a polygon layer.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 19980101 (change 3 of 12)
    District personnel updated the LUA coverages, taking into account the sale and acquisiton of land parcels. Salem, Roseburg and Medford district personnel merged data from their XLA layers with their LUA layers. Coverages were forwarded to the BLM OSO, where BLM contractors merged them into one western Oregon coverage. The crosswalk to the Option 9 code was added as a new attribute. The merged coverage was dissolved and inserted into the district libraries.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20000101 (change 4 of 12)
    The LUA map sections were checked for topology errors, edited as necessary, and merged into library-wide coverages (including shared data from adjacent districts). Along the boundaries between districts LUA lines were snapped to FOI lines or, in the absence of these, LLI or DOB lines. The library-wide coverages were clipped to the district boundaries. Each district coverage was checked for topology errors and edited as necessary. The district coverages were all merged into a western Oregon coverage. This coverage was checked for topology errors and edited as necessary. This coverage was inserted into each of the western Oregon district libraries and the map sections checked for topology errors and edited as necessary.

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20021122 (change 5 of 12)
    Medford District 2002 LUA Update Edited existing local LUA theme, dated 12/21/01, for compliance with Instruction Memorandum OR-2003-01.

    Person responsible for change:
    Rick Prusz
    Bureau of Land Management - Medford District
    District GIS Coordinator
    3040 Biddle Road
    Medford, OR 97504
    US

    541-618-2249 (voice)
    (541) 618-2400 (FAX)
    rprusz@or.blm.gov

    Date: 20021126 (change 6 of 12)
    Coos Bay 2002 LUA Update Snapped LUA polygon lines to current LLI theme. Accounted for land acquisitions, disposals and land exchanges since last LUA update in 1998.

    Person responsible for change:
    Alan Ward
    Bureau of Land Management - Coos Bay District
    gis coordinator
    1300 Airport Lane
    North Bend, OR 97459
    US

    541 751 4272 (voice)
    (541) 751-4303 (FAX)
    alan_ward@or.blm.gov

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20021127 (change 7 of 12)
    Eugene 2002 LUA Update. Merged XUA and LUA, eliminated overlap. checked allocation with staff/management, made changes. Passed to Jay Ruegger for submission to OSO.

    Person responsible for change:
    Robert Stein
    Bureau of Land Management - Eugene District
    GIS
    2890 Chad Drive
    Eugene, OR 97408
    US

    541-683-6149 (voice)
    (541) 683-6981 (FAX)
    rstein@or.blm.gov

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20021201 (change 8 of 12)
    BLM GIS support staff performed the following as a final step in the 2002 LUA update. -Clipped each update to their own district boundaries. -Appended them all together to make one coverage. -Cleaned using fuzzy of .06 polygon -Edged matched the new cover to get rid of sliver polygons and dangle nodes. Using the LLI and DOB. -Dissolved out using the all option to get rid of unnecessary lines. -Ran a QC for labelerrors and nodeerrors etc..

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20021205 (change 9 of 12)
    Salem 2002 LUA Update This theme was built from data in SLM_LUAPLUS. Slm_luaplus was built after the third year review and updated after each land action. Minor quality updates and snapping to LLI in the Mary's Peak RA happened 11/2002. The theme was reviewed and certified by each area manager and district data steward on 12/13/2002. For more information on SLM_LUAPLUS, refer to the contact person below.

    Person responsible for change:
    Mark Koski
    Bureau of Land Management - Salem District
    GIS Coordinator
    1717 Fabry Rd. SE
    Salem, OR 97306
    US

    (503) 375-5604 (voice)
    (503) 375-5622 (FAX)
    mkoski@or.blm.gov

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LLI

    Date: 20021211 (change 10 of 12)
    Roseburg 2002 LUA Update The only adjustments made were to some LSRs that were previously defined using distance from the coast. This created some sliver polygons. These were adjusted to match land lines. The changes were supplied to me by Jay Besson in the form of shape files and I made the corresponding changes to the LUA theme

    Person responsible for change:
    Dale Gough
    Bureau of Land Management - Roseburg District
    Natural Resource Specialist
    777 NW Garden Valley Blvd.
    Roseburg, OR 97470
    US

    541 464-3387 (voice)
    (541) 440-4948 (FAX)
    Dale_Gough@or.blm.gov

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

    Date: 20030116 (change 11 of 12)
    Klamath Falls 2002 LUA Update Combined appropriate features and attributed.

    Person responsible for change:
    Mike Limb
    Bureau of Land Management - Klamath Falls Resource Area
    GIS Coordinator
    2795 Anderson Avenue, Bldg.#25
    Klamath Falls, OR 97603
    US

    541-885-4144 (voice)
    (541) 884-2097 (FAX)
    mlimb@or.blm.gov

    Date: 20040331 (change 12 of 12)
    Current version of coverage was redesigned as a geodatabase and loaded into ArcSDE. The following entity changes were performed during this redesign: ID attribute changed to ID_LUA LUA_TYPE attribute changed to NWFP_LUA New attribute domain value of AW added to NWFP_LUA New field "VERSION_NAME" added

    Person responsible for change:
    Barbara Welsh
    OR BLM/Titan Systems
    Sr. GIS Technical Support Specialist
    PO Box 2965
    Portland, OR 97208
    US

    503.808.6313 (voice)
    Barbara_Welsh@or.blm.gov

    Data sources used in this process:
    • LUA

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How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    The attributes were Q.C.ed against the LUA paper maps for attribute accuracy.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Unknown

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    This theme covers BLM-managed lands in western Oregon in BLM Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, Medford, and Lakeview Districts.

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Since the polygons were selected from the FOI theme, the LUA polygons were Q.C.ed against the FOI polygons. The polygons were also checked against LUA draft maps provided by the Forest Ecosystem Management Assessment Team (FEMAT). This theme was built with polygon topology.

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How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

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. The User assumes the entire risk associated with its use of these data and bears all responsibility in determining whether these data are fit for the User's 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. The User is 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. Any Users wishing to modify the data should describe the types of modifications they have performed. The User 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.

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  1. Who distributes the data set?

    Eric Hiebenthal
    Bureau of Land Management
    GIS Data Management Specialist
    P.O Box 2965
    Portland, OR 97208
    US

    503-808-6340 (voice)
    503-808-6419 (FAX)
    ehiebent@blm.gov
    Contact Instructions:
    contact instructions

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    The BLM assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. No warranty is made by the BLM 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. Although these data have been processed successfully on computers of BLM, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by BLM regarding the use of these data on any other system, or for general or scientific purposes, nor does the fact of distribution constitute or imply any such warranty. In no event shall the BLM have any liability whatsoever 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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Cost to order the data: Contact distributor.


    • Special instructions:

      Data are only available through the Oregon/Washington State office of the Bureau of Land Management.

  5. Is there some other way to get the data?

  6. What hardware or software do I need in order to use the data set?

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Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 20090728
Last reviewed: 20140210

Metadata author:
Roger Mills
Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office
GIS Specialist
P.O. Box 2965
Portland, OR 97208
US

(503) 808-6340 (voice)
(503) 808-6419 (FAX)
r2mills@blm.gov
Hours of Service: 8:00-4:00
Contact Instructions:
None

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata(FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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