Moose Range in Minnesota

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Section 1 Overview
Originator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR)
Title Moose Range in Minnesota
Abstract Spatial representation of the Primary Moose Range in Minnesota, as delineated by MNDNR Section of Wildlife, Field and Research Staff.
Purpose This dataset should be used for regional or landscape scale analysis and mapping. It should not be used for site level work.
Time Period of Content Date 05/25/2017
Currentness Reference Time Period of Content Date indicates when dataset was last updated.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data Northeast Minnesota covering portions of Cook, Lake, and St. Louis Counties.
Bounding Coordinates -92.650996
-89.470583
48.314695
47.037590
Place Keywords United States
Theme Keywords Ecosystem
Theme Keyword Thesaurus User
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Use of the data are constrained only by the DNR GIS Data License Agreement. See the Distribution Liability section below for a link.
Contact Person Information Bruce Anderson, GIS Specialist
Minnesota DNR
500 Lafayette Rd
Saint Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-259-5508
Email: bruce.j.anderson@state.mn.us
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Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy Unknown
Logical Consistency The polygon contains no overlaps or gaps.
Completeness Data are complete over current extent
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Data were collected using methods that have unknown accuracy.
Vertical Positional Accuracy Not applicable
Lineage 3/1/2011 - Wildlife Biologists created a line shapefile representing the boundary of the estimated moose range based on current harvest and survey data.

3/15/2011 - Wildlife GIS Staff created a polygon representation fromt the line work. The outer boundary was snapped to Moose Zones where appropriate.

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

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme Universal Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number 15
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters
Cell Width 0.00001
Cell Height 0.00001

Section 5 Attributes
Overview There are no attributes for this data.
Detailed Citation None
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Section 6 Distribution
Publisher MNDNR - Division of Fish and Wildlife
Publication Date 04/10/2012
Contact Person Information Zeb Thomas, GIS Data Systems Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN  55155-4011
Phone: 651-259-5637
Email: zeb.thomas@state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier env_mn_moose_range
Distribution Liability The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources General Geographic Data License Agreement is online: www.dnr.state.mn.us/sitetools/data_software_license.html
Ordering Instructions Please visit the download page for this dataset on the Minnesota Geospatial Commons website using the web link below (Online Linkage).
Online Linkage I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process or link to download information. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 2017-06-23 12:29:51
Contact Person Information Zeb Thomas, GIS Data Systems Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd
St. Paul, MN  55155-4011
Phone: 651-259-5637
Email: zeb.thomas@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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