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Wyoming Wilderness Study Areas

Metadata:

Identification_Information:
  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: Bureau of Land Management
      Publication_Date: 09/14/2015
      Publication_Time: 12:00
      Title: WSAs
      Alternate_Titles: BLM Wyoming Wilderness Study Areas
      Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
      Series_Information:
      Publication_Information:
      Online_Linkage: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/resources/public_room/gis/datagis/state/wsa.html
      Larger_Work_Citation:
        Citation_Information:
          Originator: Bureau of Land Management
          Publication_Date: September 1991
          Title: Wyoming Statewide Wilderness Study Report: Wilderness Study Area Specific Recommendations
          Series_Information: Volume II
          Publication_Information:
            Publication_Place: Cheyenne, WY
            Publisher: Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office
  Description:
    Abstract: This dataset contains boundaries for lands identified as Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) managed by the Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming.  These data also delineate if all or part of each WSA should be recommended for wilderness designation by Congress.
    Purpose: For land use planning purposes
Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Single_Date/Time:
        Calendar_Date: 03/30/2015
        Time_of_Day: 12:00
    Currentness_Reference: publication date
  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Not Planned
  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -111.042969
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.909846
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.000196
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.069252
  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: BLM on ESRI
      Theme_Keyword: Wilderness
    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: BLM-State
      Place_Keyword: Wyoming
  Access_Constraints: None, these data are considered public domain.
  Use_Constraints: These data are provided by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “as is” and might 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 sources from which they were derived, and both scale and accuracy may vary across the data set.  These data might 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.
  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
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 Server 2008 R2 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.2.1.3497
Data_Quality_Information:
  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Attributes were checked against BLM records and published planning documents 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: WSA boundaries are dependent upon man-made features (roads), natural features (streams, ridgelines, etc), and Public Land Survey system lines from the BLM Cadastral National Spatial Data Infrastructure (CadNSDI).
  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. The geometry was digitized from maps in the Wyoming Statewide Wilderness Study Report: Wilderness Study Area Specific Recommendations, from legal land descriptions found in the initial wilderness inventory from 1981, USGS National Hydrography dataset, and aerial imagery where necessary.
  Lineage:
    Process_Step:
      Process_Description: Existing geometry aligned with CadNSDI where WSA boundaries correspond to PLSS lines.
      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 
    Process_Step:
      Process_Description: Existing geometry examined and corrected where necessary using aerial imagery, USGS NHD dataset, and boundary descriptions found in the Wyoming Statewide Wilderness Study Report: Wilderness Study Area Specific Recommendations.
      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:
    Geographic:
      Geographic_Coordinate_Information:
        Latitude_Resolution: 8.9831528411952133e-009
        Longitude_Resolution: 8.9831528411952133e-009
        Geographic_Distance_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
Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
  Detailed_Description:
    Entity_Type:
      Entity_Type_Label: WSAs
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: FID
      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: NLCS_ID
      Attribute_Definition: Arbitrary unique identifier assigned to each National Conservation Lands entity for tracking purposes.  This field is required by the BLM NLCS National Spatial Data Standard.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Lanbd Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: NLCS_NAME
      Attribute_Definition: The official name of the NLCS entity (in this case, this is the WSA name). This field is required by the BLM NLCS National Spatial Data Standard.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: CASEFILE_N
      Attribute_Definition: BLM defined case number corresponding to each WSA part.  See Wyoming Statewide Wilderness Study Report: Wilderness Study Area Specific Recommendations for more information.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: WSA_RCMND
      Attribute_Definition: The wilderness designation recommendation made in the Wyoming Statewide Wilderness Study Report: Wilderness Study Area Specific Recommendations. All polygons will have a recommendation of Suitable, Non-suitable, or Unknown.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: ADMIN_ST
      Attribute_Definition: BLM State responsible for management and administration of the WSA.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    Attribute:
      Attribute_Label: ROD_DATE
      Attribute_Definition: The date when the Record of Decision (ROD) corresponding to the WSA's designation occurred.  Not a required field.
      Attribute_Definition_Source: Bureau of Land Management
      Attribute_Domain_Values:
        Unrepresentable_Domain:
    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: 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.
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 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.
  Standard_Order_Process:
    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: Shapefile
        Format_Version_Number:
        File_Decompression_Technique:
        Transfer_Size: 0.669
      Digital_Transfer_Option:
Metadata_Reference_Information:
  Metadata_Date: 201500914
  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: None, these data are considered public domain. 
  Metadata_Use_Constraints: These data are provided by Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “as is” and might 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 sources from which they were derived, and both scale and accuracy may vary across the data set.  These data might 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.
  Metadata_Security_Information:
    Metadata_Security_Classification_System:
    Metadata_Security_Classification: Unclassified
    Metadata_Security_Handling_Description: