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Surface & Mineral Status (Ownership) for Wyoming, Produced by BLM

Metadata:

Identification_Information:
  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: Bureau of Land Management
      Publication_Date: 05/27/2014
      Publication_Time: 14:00
      Title: SMA_FederalMinerals
      Alternate_Titles: Surface Management Agency & Federal Mineral Interest
      Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
      Series_Information:
      Publication_Information:
      Online_Linkage:
      Larger_Work_Citation:
        Citation_Information:
          Publication_Date:
          Title:
          Series_Information:
          Publication_Information:
  Description:
    Abstract:
      This dataset represents Surface Management Status and Federal Mineral Ownership for Wyoming. This dataset is intended to represent the ownership & management information on Master Title Plats(MTPs). Surface management will be identified by the Agency of Jurisdiction, when the surface is Federal. All other parcels will be identified as either Private, State, or Local Government. Private parcels do not identify the name of the individual owner. Mineral ownership identifies only the Federal interest. This dataset also includes known BLM managed surface within the state of Nebraska, which is managed by Wyoming BLM. No Federal mineral interest within Nebraska is yet included.
    Purpose: To accurately represent Surface Management and Federal Mineral ownership.
  Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Single_Date/Time:
        Calendar_Date: 05/27/2014
        Time_of_Day: 14:00
    Currentness_Reference: publication date
  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Continually
  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -111.056728
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.790046
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.209130
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.641771
  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Surface, Minerals
      Theme_Keyword: Management
  Access_Constraints: None.
  Use_Constraints: No warranty is made by the Bureau of Land Management as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data for individual use or aggregate use with other data.
  Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Person_Primary:
        Contact_Person: Daniel Sprangers
        Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
      Contact_Position: Cartographer
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: 5353 Yellowstone Road
        City: Cheyenne
        State_or_Province: WY
        Postal_Code: 82009
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 307 775 6489
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dsprangers@blm.gov
Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Person_Primary:
        Contact_Person: Brett Fahrer
        Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
      Contact_Position: Cartographic Technician
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: 5353 Yellowstone Road
        City: Cheyenne
        State_or_Province: WY
        Postal_Code: 82009
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 307 775 6306
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bfahrer@blm.gov
  Security_Information:
    Security_Classification: Unclassified
  Native_Data_Set_Environment: Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; ESRI ArcGIS 10.1.0.3035
Data_Quality_Information:
  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Attributes were checked against the MTPs for accuracy.  If errors are found by users they are corrected promptly.
  Logical_Consistency_Report: Data has been checked for topological consistency. There are no dangling Arcs, unlabeled polygons, or other topological errors.
  Completeness_Report: Attributing is limited to general ownership categories. For instance, private land is attributed as "private" and not by individual land owners. Land ownership changes not within areas of BLM jurisdiction may not be up-to-date.
  Positional_Accuracy:
    Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
      Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Generally, the user can assume the accuracy to be not less than 1:24000 or +/- 50 ground feet according to National Mapping Accuracy standards. Data was digitized off of 1:24,000 mylars with registration points comparable to USGS 7.5 minute topographic maps.
  Lineage:
    Process_Step:
      Process_Description: Using Geographic Coordinate Database(GCDB) 1/4 1/4 points as a base for snapping and MTPs as an information reference, ownership lines are heads-up digitized in ArcGIS. After polygons have been digitized, attributes that reflect surface and federal mineral ownership are entered.
      Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Person_Primary:
            Contact_Person: Brett Fahrer
            Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
          Contact_Position: Cartographic Technician
          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: 5353 Yellowstone Road
            City: Cheyenne
            State_or_Province: WY
            Postal_Code: 82009
          Contact_Voice_Telephone: 307 775 6306
          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bfahrer@blm.gov    
Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
  Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
  Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
Spatial_Reference_Information:
  Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Planar:
      Planar_Coordinate_Information:
        Map_Projection: Transverse Mercator
          Central_Meridian: 0.9996
          Longitude_Central_Meridian: -111.0
          Latitude: 0.0
          False_Easting: 500000.0
          False_Northing: 0.0
        Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
        Coordinate_Representation:
          Abscissa_Resolution: 0.001
          Ordinate_Resolution: 0.001
        Planar_Distance_Units: meters
    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: D North American 1983
      Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 1980
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222101
Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
  Detailed_Description:
    Entity_Type:
      Entity_Type_Label: SMA_FedMin
    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: SURFACE
      Attribute_Definition: Surface management agency. This field does not necessarily identify the true owner of the land, rather the agency which is responsible for surface management. In most cases for Wyoming, ownership and surface management agency are the same. The individual federal agencies responsible for surface management are identifed, while non federal surface management is designated as either State or Private. Individual private owners are not identified
      Attribute_Definition_Source: MTPs, County Assesor Records, State Records, Federal Agency Records
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: FED_MIN
      Attribute_Definition: Federal Mineral Rights.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: MTPs, patent documents, deeds
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: Shape_Length
      Attribute_Definition: Length of feature geometry in internal units.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: Shape_Area
      Attribute_Definition: Area of feature in internal units squared.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: SMA_ID
      Attribute_Definition: Unique Identifier for the BLM National Surface Management Agency Data Standard.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: HOLD_ID
      Attribute_Definition: Unique Identifier for the Holding Agency according to the BLM National Surface Management Agency Data Standard.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: HOLDAGENCY
      Attribute_Definition: Holding Agency Name.  If surface management differs from ownership, the holding agency (owner) is identified where applicable.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: The FED-MIN field represents the mineral rights reserved by the Federal Government. Areas that have an "Indian" prefix are on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: none
Distribution_Information:
  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Person_Primary:
        Contact_Person: Brett Fahrer
        Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
      Contact_Position: Cartographic Technician
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: 5353 Yellowstone Road
        City: Cheyenne
        State_or_Province: WY
        Postal_Code: 82009
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 307 775 6306
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bfahrer@blm.gov
  Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
  Distribution_Liability: The distributor shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of this data, based on the data quality section of this document. It is strongly recommended that this data is directly acquired from the distributor described above and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way.
  Standard_Order_Process:
    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ArcInfo Coverage
        Format_Version_Number:
        File_Decompression_Technique:
        Transfer_Size: 0.439
      Digital_Transfer_Option:
Metadata_Reference_Information:
  Metadata_Date: 20140527
  Metadata_Review_Date:
  Metadata_Future_Review_Date:
  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: Bureau of Land Management
        Contact_Person: Brett Fahrer
      Contact_Position: Cartographic Technician
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: 5353 Yellowstone Road
        City: Cheyenne
        State_or_Province: WY
        Postal_Code: 82009
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 307 775 6306
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bfahrer@blm.gov
  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
  Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
  Metadata_Access_Constraints:
  Metadata_Use_Constraints:
  Metadata_Security_Information:
    Metadata_Security_Classification_System:
    Metadata_Security_Classification: Unclassified
    Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: