Wildlife Refuge Inventory

This page last updated: 12/17/2014
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2. Data Quality
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5. Attributes
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Section 1 Overview
Originator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Title Wildlife Refuge Inventory
Abstract This polygon theme contains boundaries for 167 Refuges across the state. Refuges are acquired to improve land for public hunting, game refuges, and food and cover planting.
Purpose provide boundaries of DNR's wildlife refuges
Time Period of Content Date 07/27/2017
Currentness Reference
Time Period of Content date indicates the date which the user can be confident of accuracy and completeness of the dataset.
Progress In work
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data
Bounding Coordinates -96.334818
-89.798111
48.999133
43.533645
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords wildlife refuge, hunting, wildlife
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints Public
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Contact Person Information Julie Hines, Wildlife GIS Support Specialist
Minnesota DNR
1201 East Hwy 2
Grand Rapids, MN  55744
Phone: 218-327-4455
Email: julie.hines@state.mn.us
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Associated Data Sets

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Data are incomplete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Vertical Positional Accuracy
Lineage

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
Detailed Citation
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Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Minnesota DNR - Fish and Wildlife
Publication Date 03/20/2012
Contact Person Information Julie Hines, Wildlife GIS Support Specialist
Minnesota DNR
1201 East Hwy 2
Grand Rapids, MN  55744
Phone: 218-327-4455
Email: julie.hines@state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier bdry_wildlife_refuge_inventory
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 12/17/2014
Contact Person Information Julie Hines, Wildlife GIS Support Specialist
Minnesota DNR
1201 East Hwy 2
Grand Rapids, MN  55744
Phone: 218-327-4455
Email: julie.hines@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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