Non-Native and Invasive Plants, Calflora [ds763]

SDE Feature Class

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Tags
non-native plants, biota, California, Environment, invasive plants


Summary

The dataset was created to document the distribution of non-native plants in California.

Description

This dataset is a collection of observation data contributed to Calflora by individuals and institutions. Many of the contained datasets were solicited from other organizations by the California Invasive Plant Council during the period 2010 - 2012.

Credits

Use limitations

Citation: Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation. [web application]. 2012. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: http://www.calflora.org/ (Accessed: September 5, 2012).

Extent

West -124.399036 East -112.033008
North 41.999695 South 32.015875

Scale Range

ArcGIS Metadata

Topics and Keywords

Themes or categories of the resource environment, biota


* Content type Downloadable Data


Place keywords California

Theme keywords biota, Environment

Thesaurus
Title ISO 19115 Topic Category




Theme keywords non-native plants, invasive plants

Citation

* Title DS0763_20121002


Presentation formats * digital map


Citation Contacts

Responsible party
Organization's name The Calflora Database
Contact's role originator


Resource Details

Dataset languages English(UNITED STATES)


Spatial representation type * vector


* Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.1.3143


ArcGIS item properties
* Name DS0763_20121002
* Location Server=; :; Database=; User=; Version=
* Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents

Extent
Description
publication date
Temporal extent
Beginning date
Indeterminate date January 1, 1877
Ending date
Indeterminate date September 4, 2012

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type Extent used for searching
* West longitude -124.399036
* East longitude -112.033008
* North latitude 41.999695
* South latitude 32.015875
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
* West longitude -13848037.320200
* East longitude -12471457.418500
* South latitude 3765394.636700
* North latitude 5160933.811100
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact

Point of contact
Individual's name John Malpas
Organization's name The Calflora Database
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (510)883-3148

Address
e-mail address jmalpas@calflora.org



Resource Maintenance

Resource maintenance
Update frequency irregular


Resource Constraints

Constraints
Limitations of use
Citation: Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation. [web application]. 2012. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: http://www.calflora.org/ (Accessed: September 5, 2012).

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 DS0763_20121002
* Object type point
* Object count 232408



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name DS0763_20121002
* Feature type Simple
* Geometry type Point
* Has topology FALSE
* Feature count 232408
* Spatial index TRUE
* Linear referencing FALSE



Data Quality

Lineage

Process step
When the process occurred 2012-10-02
Description
Dataset was converted from a .csv file to a shapefile. Attribute table field names were adjusted to be more understandable and the dataset was projected to NAD_1983_California_Teale_Albers.


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


Contact information




Geoprocessing history

Process
Date 2012-10-0213:33:28
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\Project
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2012-10-0214:20:16
Tool location C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Conversion Tools.tbx\FeatureClassToFeatureClass
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2013-06-2116:47:41
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

Distributor


Distribution format
* Name SDE Feature Class


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

Fields

Details for object DS0763_20121002
* Type Feature Class
* Row count 232408


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 ID
* Alias ID
* Data type String
* Width 25
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
Calflora record identifier. If the value of ID is cbo3959, then the original record can be seen at this URL: http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/noccdetail.cgi?seq_num=cbo3959
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field SName
* Alias SName
* Data type String
* Width 100
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The scientific name of the plant, as submitted.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field CName
* Alias CName
* Data type String
* Width 100
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The common name of the plant.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Source
* Alias Source
* Data type String
* Width 50
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The organization(s) that collected or integrated the data
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Obs_Date
* Alias Obs_Date
* Data type Date
* Width 36
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The date that the plant was observed.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Phenology
* Alias Phenology
* Data type String
* Width 25
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The life stage of the plant at the time observed
Description source
The Calflora Database
List of values
Value Bolting


Value Dead/Skeleton


Value Flowering


Value Fruiting


Value Leafing Out


Value Mature


Value Seedling/Rosette




Field InfestAre
* Alias InfestAre
* Data type String
* Width 50
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The area of ground covered by the patch, if there was no space between plants.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Gross_Area
* Alias Gross_Area
* Data type String
* Width 50
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The area of ground covered by the patch, if you drew an imaginary line around the outer boundary of the infestation.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Pct_Cover
* Alias Pct_Cover
* Data type String
* Width 25
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The percent of the gross area that is infested (a range e.g. 1-5).
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Dist
* Alias Dist
* Data type String
* Width 50
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The distribution of the plant across the landscape.
Description source
The Calflora Database
List of values
Value Dense Monoculture


Value Scattered Dense Patches


Value Scattered Plants


Value Single Plant




Field Owner
* Alias Owner
* Data type String
* Width 50
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The land owner, manager, or steward.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field County
* Alias County
* Data type String
* Width 25
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The full name of the county the plant is located in.
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Latitude
* Alias Latitude
* Data type Double
* Width 8
* Precision 38
* Scale 8
Field description
The center of the infestation (decimal)
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Longitude
* Alias Longitude
* Data type Double
* Width 8
* Precision 38
* Scale 8
Field description
The center of the infestation (decimal)
Description source
The Calflora Database


Field Loc_Qal
* Alias Loc_Qal
* Data type String
* Width 25
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
The relative quality of the specified geo-referenced location.
Description source
The Calflora Database
List of values
Value low


Value medium


Value high




Field Rec_Qal
* Alias Rec_Qal
* Data type String
* Width 10
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
A number from 1 to 8 indicating the relative quality of the overall record, where 1 is lowest and 8 is highest. Records are rated of lower quality when they are missing certain attributes, or have an approximate observation date, or have a low quality location.
Description source
The Calflora Database




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 2014-03-0618:28:53
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2014-04-2814:22:32


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2014-04-2814:22:32


Metadata Contacts

Metadata contact
Individual's name John Malpas
Organization's name The Calflora Database
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (510)883-3148

Address
e-mail address jmalpas@calflora.org



Thumbnail and Enclosures

Thumbnail

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