HOOSIER_NATL_FOREST_MGMT_IN: Hoosier National Forest Management Areas (Hoosier National Forest, U. S. Forest Service, Polygon Shapefile)

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Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Forest Service, Region 9, Hoosier National Forest (Data Compiler)
Originator: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates (Data Processor)
Publication_Date: 20070531
Title:
HOOSIER_NATL_FOREST_MGMT_IN: Hoosier National Forest Management Areas (Hoosier National Forest, U. S. Forest Service, Polygon Shapefile)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Bedford, Indiana
Publisher: U.S. Forest Service, Region 9, Hoosier National Forest
Other_Citation_Details:
This data set was provided to personnel of Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates (BLA) by personnel of the Hoosier National Forest.

Online_Linkage: <http://igs.indiana.edu/arcims/statewide/download.html>

Description:
Abstract:
The following is excerpted from Hoosier National Forest metadata -

"This data set shows the management areas as defined in the Hoosier National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan for alternative 5."

Purpose:
To provide the locations of the Hoosier National Forest management areas.

Supplemental_Information:
Hoosier National Forest management plans and areas are fully discussed in the Land and Resource Management Plan (January 2006). This document is available from the Hoosier National Forest at 812-275-5987 or downloadable in .pdf format from

<http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/hoosier/planningdocs/final_docs/2006_documents.htm>

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070531
Currentness_Reference: Publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -86.852663
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -86.078858
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.124515
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.870211

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Geography Network Keyword Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Biota
Theme_Keyword: Boundaries
Theme_Keyword: Society
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Forest
Theme_Keyword: Timber
Theme_Keyword: National forest
Theme_Keyword: Hoosier National Forest
Theme_Keyword: Recreation
Theme_Keyword: U. S. Forest Service (USFS)
Theme_Keyword: Management areas (MAs)
Theme_Keyword: Research natural areas (RNAs)
Theme_Keyword: Forest Plan
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: Geographic Names Information System
Place_Keyword: Indiana
Place_Keyword: Brown
Place_Keyword: Crawford
Place_Keyword: Dubois
Place_Keyword: Jackson
Place_Keyword: Lawrence
Place_Keyword: Martin
Place_Keyword: Monroe
Place_Keyword: Orange
Place_Keyword: Perry

Access_Constraints:
This file is available to anyone, but access may be contingent on written request, specific terms relevant to the agency or person making the request, and (or) current freedom of information statutes in the state of Indiana.

Use_Constraints:
The following is excerpted from Hoosier National Forest metadata -

"The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this data."

DATA DISCLAIMER

This data set was compiled by Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates, using data believed to be accurate; however, a degree of error is inherent in all data. This product is distributed "AS-IS" without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of suitability of a particular purpose or use. No attempt has been made in either the designed format or production of these data to define the limits or jurisdiction of any federal, state, or local government. These data are intended for use only at the published scale or smaller and are for reference purposes only. They are not to be construed as a legal document or survey instrument. A detailed on-the-ground survey and historical analysis of a single site may differ from these data.

Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates
Contact_Position: Environmental GIS Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 6200 Vogel Road
City: Evansville
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47715
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-479-6200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-479-6262
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
bla@blainc.com Contact_Website: www.blainc.com
Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm CST

Data_Set_Credit: U.S. Forest Service, Region 9, Hoosier National Forest

Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.1.0.780


Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Unknown
Logical_Consistency_Report: Unknown
Completeness_Report: Unknown
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unknown

Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, Hoosier National Forest
Publication_Date: 20070501
Title: Hnf_ma
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Bedford, Indiana
Publisher: Hoosier National Forest
Other_Citation_Details: Contact Hoosier National Forest for source details
Type_of_Source_Media: ESRI ArcInfo Coverage
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070501
Source_Currentness_Reference: Publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Hnf_ma
Source_Contribution: Previous repository for the data presented here

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Unknown process to create the ArcInfo coverage. See Process Contact.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Hnf_ma
Process_Date: 20070501
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Hnf_ma
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Hoosier National Forest
Contact_Person: Kevin Amick
Contact_Position: GIS Coordinator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 811 Constitution Avenue
City: Bedford
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47421
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-277-3570
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: kamick@fs.fed.us

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates received an ESRI ArcGIS 9.2 coverage named "hnf_ma" from the Hoosier National Forest in May 2007. ArcGIS 9.2 was used to export the coverage into a shapefile format. The fields "hnf_ma_" and "hnf_ma_id" were deleted. The field acres was recalculated using software generation.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: hnf_ma
Process_Date: 20070629
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: HOOSIER_NATL_FOREST_MGMT_IN.shp
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates
Contact_Person: Cinda Bonds
Contact_Position: Wildlife Biologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 6200 Vogel Road
City: Evansville
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47715
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-479-6200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-479-6262
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
bla@blainc.com Contact_Website: www.blainc.com
Hours_of_Service: 0800-1700 CST

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
This metadata was pre-parsed and parsed using CNS (Chew and Spit, v 2.6.1) and MP (Metadata Parser, v 2.7.1) software written by Peter N. Schweitzer (U.S. Geological Survey). The errors generated by MP were all addressed and corrected.
Process_Date: 20070713
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates
Contact_Person: Cinda Bonds
Contact_Position: Wildlife Biologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 6200 Vogel Road
City: Evansville
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47715
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 812-479-6200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-479-6262
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
bla@blainc.com Contact_Website: www.blainc.com
Hours_of_Service: 0800-1700 CST


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Indiana
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 163


Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
UTM_Zone_Number: 16
Transverse_Mercator:
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999600
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -87.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0.000000
False_Easting: 500000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Row and column
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000072
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000072
Planar_Distance_Units: Meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.26


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: HOOSIER_NATL_FOREST_MGMT_IN.DBF
Entity_Type_Definition: Shapefile Attribute Table
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: None
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: AREA
Attribute_Definition: Area of polygon (square meters)
Attribute_Definition_Source: Software generated
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Software computed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute_Definition: Perimeter of polygon (meters)
Attribute_Definition_Source: Software generated
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Software computed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DATA
Attribute_Definition: Other names for the management area
Attribute_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Area names
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ACRES
Attribute_Definition: Area of polygon (acres)
Attribute_Definition_Source: Software generated
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Software computed ([Shape].returnarea/4046.873)
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA_NUM
Attribute_Definition: Management Scheme Number
Attribute_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 2.4
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
This management area protects and enhances water-based recreation opportunities, visual quality, and riparian values. This management area is associated with canoeable and fishable streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 2.8
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
This area is a general forest with large areas of old forests and scattered openings associated with a variety of forest plant communities. A variety of tree species is present, but shade-tolerant species may dominate some communities over time. There is a higher percentage of edge habitat in this management area than in most of the forest. Habitat in these areas is best suited to wildlife that uses large hardwood trees and a mosaic of different-aged hardwood forests.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 3.3
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
This management area emphasizes diversity for wildlife species requiring a mix of early and late successional vegetative types and age classes. It is associated with a mosaic of forest conditions dominated by hardwood trees and their associated understory habitat. Horizontal and vertical diversity are present in the forest. Management is more intensive than in other management areas. This area will provide habitat for previously declining populations of wildlife, particularly Neotropical migrants.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 5.1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Congressionally designated Charles C Deam Wilderness Natural succession is the dominant process.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 6.2
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
This management area creates a physical setting that provides an opportunity for solitude and a felling of closeness to nature. The area is general forest with the appearance of extensive stands of forest dominating the landscape. Over time, extensive stands of natural-appearing forests of shade-tolerant species will characterize the area.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 6.4
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
This management area creates a physical setting that provides an opportunity for solitude and a feeling of closeness to nature. The area is general forest land with the appearance of extensive stands of forest dominating the landscape with some openings. Over time, stands will be dominated by large mature and over-mature trees that will provide habitat for late-successional species.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 7.1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
These areas provide for recreational facilities and developed sites. They include campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps, swimming beaches, and other areas intended to serve large numbers of people. User fees are collected at most areas.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 8.1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Research Natural Areas (RNAs) - This designation allows unique ecosystems to follow natural processes for scientific purposes. Research may be conducted in these areas to improve understanding of natural processes and to increase the benefits from our forests.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 8.2
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Special Areas -- Special areas include unique or unusual botanical, ecological, geological, scenic, historic, prehistoric, or zoological values and other areas which merit special recognition and management. Management of the areas will emphasize the protection, perpetuation, or restoration of their special features and values.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 8.3
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Experimental Forests -- This management area provides for research and scientific study of forest ecosystems.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: IDNR
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Managed by Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Monroe
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Managed by Monroe County
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Private
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Managed Privately
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Hoosier National Forest
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Hoosier National Forest management plans and areas are fully discussed in the Land and Resource Management Plan (January 2006). This document is available from the Hoosier National Forest at 812-275-5987 or downloadable in .pdf format from

<http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/hoosier/planningdocs/final_docs/2006_documents.htm>

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
2006. USDA Forest Service, Eastern Region. Land and Resource Management Plan, Hoosier National Forest: Brown, Crawford, Dubois, Jackson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, and Perry Counties, Indiana. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 177pp.


Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates
Contact_Position: Environmental Division
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 6200 Vogel Road
City: Evansville
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47715-4006
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 800-423-7411
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-479-6262
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
bla@blainc.com Contact_Website: www.blainc.com
Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm CST

Resource_Description: Downloadable Data

Distribution_Liability:
No claims to accuracy are made on these data. It is intended to be used only for general planning purposes. Detailed planning or analysis will require more accurate data.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The product is provided "AS IS", without any other warranties or conditions, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties for product quality, or suitability to a particular purpose or use. The risk or liability resulting from the use of this product is assumed by the user. Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates shares no liability with product users indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, loss of revenue or profit, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss. Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates is not responsible for claims by a third party. The maximum aggregate liability to the original purchaser shall not exceed the amount paid by you for the product.


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 200707013
Metadata_Review_Date: 20070713
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Bernardin, Lochmueller & Associates
Contact_Person: Cinda Bonds
Contact_Position: Wildlife Biologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
Address: 6200 Vogel Road
City: Evansville
State_or_Province: Indiana
Postal_Code: 47715-4006
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 800-423-7411
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 812-479-6262
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
bla@blainc.com Contact_Website: www.blainc.com
Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm CST
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC CSDGM
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Access_Constraints: None
Metadata_Use_Constraints:
This metadata file is intended to accompany the data set identified and received from the BLA. It should not to be altered or summarized. BLA does not support secondary distribution. If this data set was received from anyone besides the BLA, this metadata file and the data set it describes may lack integrity.


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