Groundwater Areas of Concern - MPCA Closed Landfill Program

This page last updated: 03/29/2017
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


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1. Overview
2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
6. Distribution - Get Data
7. Metadata Reference

Section 1 Overview
Originator Closed Landfill Program, Remediation Division, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Title Groundwater Areas of Concern - MPCA Closed Landfill Program
Abstract An area of land surrounding a landfill where the presence of certain activities that require the use of groundwater may be impacted or precluded by existing contamination from the landfill or may cause the groundwater flow direction to change, thereby impacting the user. (Feature class generated by MPCA Hydrogeologists)
Purpose To communicate the general groundwater area of concern surrounding a closed landfill.
Time Period of Content Date 03/29/2017
Currentness Reference The groundwater area of concern is updated yearly based on sampling data at the closed landfill.
Progress In work
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data State of MN
Bounding Coordinates -96.973080
-90.141273
49.360304
43.563971
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints If you obtain data from the MPCA, it is understood that you and/or your organization have the right to use them for any internal purpose. If you modify them, you should document those changes in a metadata record that should accompany all redistributed data. If you transmit or provide these data in any form to another user, the data should be accompanied by all documentation provided with the original data set including the full metadata record.
Contact Person Information Anne Morris, Remediation Division- GIS Specialist
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-757-2470
Fax: 651-296-5341
Email: anne.morris@state.mn.us
Browse Graphic None available
Associated Data Sets

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency None.
Completeness Single polygon created for each landfill where groundwater may pose risks due to the closed landfill.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy None
Vertical Positional Accuracy None
Lineage

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme
Horizontal Datum D North American 1983
Horizontal Units meter
Cell Width 0.0001
Cell Height 0.0001

Section 5 Attributes
Overview
Detailed Citation
Table Detail:
GroundwaterAOC
Field NameValid ValuesDefinitionDefinition Source
OBJECTID
-
Internal feature number.Esri
Shape
-
Feature geometry.Esri
ENGINEER
-
MPCA
Shape_Length
-
Length of feature in internal units.Esri
Acres
-
MPCA
SWPermitNo
-
Solid waste permit number.MPCA
FacilityName
-
MPCA
Land_Manager
-
MPCA
Shape_Area
-
Area of feature in internal units squared.Esri
Hydrologist
-
MPCA


Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Closed Landfill Program, Remediation Division, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Publication Date 03/29/2017
Contact Person Information Anne Morris, Remediation Division- GIS Specialist
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-757-2470
Fax: 651-296-5341
Email: anne.morris@state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier GroundwaterAOC
Distribution Liability For data or maps created by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and delivered online or by physical media.
- Limitations: Although extensive effort has been made to produce error-free and complete data, all geographic information has limitations due to the scale, resolution, date and interpretation of the original source materials. Users should consult available data documentation (metadata) for this particular data to determine limitations and the precision to which the data depict distance, direction, location or other geographic characteristics. Data may be subject to change without prior notification.
- No warranty: Data is provided "as is," without any warranty whatsoever, including but not limited to any warranty as to performance, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
- Liability: The entire risk as to the results of the use of this data is assumed by the user. The MPCA is not responsible for any interpretation or conclusions made by those who acquire or use it. The MPCA shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, compensatory or consequential damages or third-party claims resulting from the use of this data, even if the MPCA has been advised of the possibility of such potential loss or damage. In states that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, this data may not be used.
- Redistribution conditions: In obtaining this data from the MPCA, it is understood that individuals or organizations have the right to use it for any internal purpose. If data is modified, changes should be documented in a metadata record that should accompany all redistributed data. If data is transmitted or provided in any form to another user, the data should be accompanied by a copy of this disclaimer and all documentation provided with the original data set, including the full metadata record.
- Data delivered on electronic media: If data has been requested from the MPCA on magnetic media, CD or any other physical media, the MPCA will deliver it in the computer-readable format agreed upon with the requestor. The MPCA will reissue data if it is unreadable by correctly adjusted computer input devices or when the media is delivered in a damaged condition. Requests for reissue of this digital data product must be made within 30 days of the date shipped from the MPCA.
Ordering Instructions
Online Linkage None available

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 03/29/2017
Contact Person Information Anne Morris, Remediation Division- GIS Specialist
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-757-2470
Fax: 651-296-5341
Email: anne.morris@state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/committee/standards/mgmg/metadata.htm


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