Environmental Blackout Areas - Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) [ds496]

SDE Feature Class

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Tags
California, renewable energy, exclusion zones, utilitiesCommunication, Environmental sensitivity


Summary

Blackout areas were generated by Black and Veatch and are general exclusion zones for renewable energy projects due to environmental sensitivity and other land use/management constraints. See "Phase 1B Proposed Final Report" at http://www.energy.ca.gov/reti/documents/index.html for more details.

Description

Environmental "Blackout" Areas or "Category I Lands" for Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) led by the California Energy Commission.

Credits

Use limitations

Restricted

Extent

West -124.409735 East -114.217579
North 42.009524 South 32.534162

Scale Range

ArcGIS Metadata

Topics and Keywords

Themes or categories of the resource environment, utilitiesCommunication


* Content type Downloadable Data


Place keywords California

Theme keywords renewable energy, exclusion zones, Environmental sensitivity

Theme keywords utilitiesCommunication

Thesaurus
Title ISO 19115 Topic Category




Citation

* Title DS0496_20081217
Publication date 2008-01-01


Presentation formats * digital map


Citation Contacts

Responsible party
Organization's name Black and Veatch
Contact's role originator


Resource Details

Dataset languages English(UNITED STATES)


Status under development
Spatial representation type * vector


Supplemental information
Category I Lands or Blackout Areas are areas where law or policy currently prohibits renewable development. The following are considered Category I Lands although some of these lands may allow transmission lines and access roads under certain circumstances: Designated Federal Wilderness Areas; Private preserves of The Wildlands Conservancy; Wilderness Study Areas; National Wildlife Refuges; Units of National Park System (National Parks, National Monuments, National Recreation Areas, National Historic Sites, National Historic Parks, National Preserves); Existing Conservation Mitigation banks under conservation easement approved by the state Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or Army Corps of Engineers; Inventoried Roadless Areas on USFS national forests; CA state defined wetlands; National Historic and National Scenic Trails; CA State Wilderness Areas; National Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers; CA State Parks; BLM King Range Conservation Area, Black Rock-High Rock National Conservation Area, and Headwaters Forest Reserve; DFG Wildlife Areas and Ecological Reserves; BLM National Recreation Areas; BLM National Monuments; Lands precluded by development under Habitat Conservation Plans and Natural Community Conservation Plans; and Lands specified as of May 1, 2008 in Proposed Wilderness Bills (S. 493, H.R. 3682).
* Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.1.3143


ArcGIS item properties
* Name DS0496_20081217
* Location Server=; :; Database=; User=; Version=
* Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents

Extent
Description
publication date
Temporal extent
Date and time 2009-08-12

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type Extent used for searching
* West longitude -124.409735
* East longitude -114.217579
* North latitude 42.009524
* South latitude 32.534162
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
* West longitude -13849228.326200
* East longitude -12714642.713600
* South latitude 3833633.716800
* North latitude 5162406.247200
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact

Point of contact
Individual's name Jacque Gilbreath
Organization's name California Energy Commission
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 916-654-3902

Address
e-mail address jgilbrea@energy.state.ca.us



Resource Maintenance

Resource maintenance
Update frequency as needed


Resource Constraints

Legal constraints
Other constraints
Restricted. Do NOT make data available upon request. Dataset can be downloaded from http://www.energy.ca.gov/reti/documents/index.html
Constraints
Limitations of use
Restricted

Spatial Reference

ArcGIS coordinate system
* Type Projected
* Geographic coordinate reference GCS_WGS_1984
* Projection WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere
* Coordinate reference details
Projected coordinate system
Well-known identifier 102100
X origin -20037700
Y origin -30241100
XY scale 10000
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 0.001
Z tolerance 2
M tolerance 2
High precision true
Latest well-known identifier 3857
Well-known text PROJCS["WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",0.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",0.0],PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_1",0.0],PARAMETER["Auxiliary_Sphere_Type",0.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0],AUTHORITY["EPSG",3857]]

Reference system identifier
* Value 3857
* Codespace EPSG
* Version 7.11.2


Spatial Data Properties

Vector
* Level of topology for this dataset geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name DS0496_20081217
* Object type composite
* Object count 7526



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name DS0496_20081217
* Feature type Simple
* Geometry type Polygon
* Has topology FALSE
* Feature count 7526
* Spatial index TRUE
* Linear referencing FALSE



Data Quality

Lineage

Process step
Description
Dataset received from the California Energy Commission on 12/16/08. Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game reprojected the dataset from UTM, Zone11, NAD83, foot_US to California Albers, NAD83, meters for use in the BIOS Viewer.


Process contact
Organization's name California Department of Fish and Game
Contact's role processor




Process step
When the process occurred 2008-12-17
Description
Edited original metadata by adding ISO keywords.


Process contact
Individual's name Greg Ewing
Organization's name California Department of Fish and Game
Contact's role processor


Contact information




Geoprocessing history

Process
Process name Merge_23
Date 2008-06-1609:28:32
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\Merge
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2008-12-0309:53:57
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Analysis Tools.tbx\Clip
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Process name Project_1
Date 2008-12-1616:11:03
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\Project
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2011-07-2109:03:32
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Conversion Tools.tbx\FeatureClassToFeatureClass
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2013-06-2115:29:01
Tool location c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\desktop10.1\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\Project
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Distribution

Distribution format
* Name SDE Feature Class


Transfer options
Online source
Location http://bios.dfg.ca.gov

Fields

Details for object DS0496_20081217
* Type Feature Class
* Row count 7526


Field OBJECTID
* Alias OBJECTID
* Data type OID
* Width 4
* Precision 10
* Scale 0
* Field description
Internal feature number.
* Description source
ESRI
* Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




Field Shape
* Alias Shape
* Data type Geometry
* Width 4
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
* Field description
Feature geometry.
* Description source
ESRI
* Description of values
Coordinates defining the features.




Field Shape.STArea()
* Alias Shape.STArea()
* Data type Double
* Width 0
* Precision 0
* Scale 0




Field Shape.STLength()
* Alias Shape.STLength()
* Data type Double
* Width 0
* Precision 0
* Scale 0






Metadata Details

Metadata language English(UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata dataset
Scope name * dataset


* Last update 2014-04-28


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS1.0
Metadata style FGDC CSDGM Metadata


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2014-03-0616:27:14
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2014-04-2812:52:37


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2014-04-2812:52:37


Metadata Contacts

Metadata contact
Individual's name Ray McDowell
Organization's name California Department of Fish and Game
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information


Thumbnail and Enclosures

Thumbnail

Enclosure
Enclosure type File
Description of enclosure original metadata
Original metadata document, which was translated yes
Source metadata format fgdc