Vernal Pools, South Coast Ranges [ds948]

SDE Feature Class

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Tags
San Benito County, Ventura County, environment, California, Monterey County, biota, vernal pool invertebrates, San Luis Obispo County, vernal pool plants, vernal pool amphibians, Santa Barbara County


Summary

Presents findings from comprehensive mapping of vernal pool habitats in the five county region.

Description

Vernal pools in five counties along the California central coast (Monterey, San Benito, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura counties) were mapped from one-meter resolution digital orthophoto quadrangles from USGS.

Credits

Use limitations

US Fish and Wildlife Service designation of critical habitat.

Extent

West -121.486563 East -118.433408
North 36.988483 South 34.146833

Scale Range

ArcGIS Metadata

Topics and Keywords

Themes or categories of the resource biota, environment


* Content type Downloadable Data


Place keywords San Benito County, Ventura County, California, Monterey County, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County

Theme keywords vernal pool invertebrates, vernal pool plants, vernal pool amphibians

Theme keywords environment, biota

Thesaurus
Title ISO 19115 Topic Category




Citation

* Title DS0948_20131218
Publication date 2003-01-31


Presentation formats * digital map


Citation Contacts

Responsible party
Organization's name Robert F. Holland, Ph.D.
Contact's role originator


Resource Details

Dataset languages English(UNITED STATES)


Status completed
Spatial representation type * vector


Supplemental information
Pools were mapped from doqqs, mostly base on 1994 air photos. Mapping from doqqs subsequently was checked against 10-meter resolution SPOT cover taken during summer, 2000. Twenty five percent subsample visited in the field during September.
* Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.1.3143


ArcGIS item properties
* Name DS0948_20131218
* Location Server=; :; Database=; User=; Version=
* Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents

Extent
Description
ground condition
Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type Extent used for searching
* West longitude -121.486563
* East longitude -118.433408
* North latitude 36.988483
* South latitude 34.146833
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
* West longitude -13523822.349900
* East longitude -13183946.684000
* South latitude 4048535.239200
* North latitude 4437501.573000
* Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact

Point of contact
Individual's name Robert F. Holland, Ph.D.
Organization's name Geobotanical Phenomenology
Contact's position Principal
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (530) 888-9180

Address
e-mail address drbobholland@gmail.com



Resource Maintenance

Resource maintenance
Update frequency not planned


Resource Constraints

Legal constraints
Other constraints
Per DFG communication with Dr. Bob Holland and USFWS Ventura, CA Office it is OK to redistribute this dataset and accompanying report to the general public. Recipients are advised that the data and accompanying report were prepared by a consultant and do not necessarily reflect a USFWS position.
Constraints
Limitations of use
US Fish and Wildlife Service designation of critical habitat.

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 DS0948_20131218
* Object type composite
* Object count 123



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name DS0948_20131218
* Feature type Simple
* Geometry type Polygon
* Has topology FALSE
* Feature count 123
* Spatial index TRUE
* Linear referencing FALSE



Data Quality

Lineage

Process step
When the process occurred 2004-12-01
Description
Converted to California Teale Albers NAD83. Acreage field updated for NAD83 datum. Metadata transcribed from original dataset metadata in report "Distribution of vernal pool habitats in five counties of California's southern Coast Ranges". Metadata adjusted in some sections. Access constraints lifted per DFG consultation with USFWS and Dr. Bob Holland. Keywords added.


Process contact
Individual's name GIS Service Center
Organization's name California Department of Fish and Game
Contact's role processor


Contact information




Geoprocessing history

Process
Date 2013-12-1115:18:10
Tool location C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Data Management Tools.tbx\Project
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2013-12-1811:29:39
Tool location C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Conversion Tools.tbx\FeatureClassToFeatureClass
Command issued
Include in lineage when exporting metadata No


Process
Date 2013-12-1811:30:45
Tool location C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\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 ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/BDB/GIS/BIOS/Public_Datasets/900_999/ds948.zip

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

Fields

Details for object DS0948_20131218
* Type Feature Class
* Row count 123
Definition
Vernal Pools, South Coast Ranges [ds948]


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 Integer
* Width 4
* Precision 10
* Scale 0




Field DENCLASS
* Alias DENCLASS
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Density Class
List of values
Value 1
Description Low density of vernal pools within the delineated polygon (typically 5 or fewer pools per 10 or more acres).


Value 2
Description Moderate density of vernal pools within the delineated polygon (typically 6 to 20 pools within 10 or more acres).


Value 3
Description High density of vernal pools within the delineated polygon (typically more than 20 pools within 10 or more acres).


Value 4
Description Large playa-like individual pools of 10 or more acres.


Value 5
Description Cut outs (e. g. an irrigated field surrounded by habitat).




Field LU1
* Alias LU1
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Primary land use activity within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Vineyard


Value 2
Description Hay or cereal grain


Value 3
Description Fruit or vegetable crop


Value 4
Description Residential development


Value 5
Description Industrial or commercial development


Value 6
Description Dispersed livestock grazing


Value 7
Description Resource extraction (mostly gravel or oil)


Value 8
Description Military operations




Field LU2
* Alias LU2
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Secondary land use activity within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Vineyard


Value 2
Description Hay or cereal grain


Value 3
Description Fruit or vegetable crop


Value 4
Description Residential development


Value 5
Description Industrial or commercial development


Value 6
Description Dispersed livestock grazing


Value 7
Description Resource extraction (mostly gravel or oil)


Value 8
Description Military operations




Field LU3
* Alias LU3
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Tertiary land use activity within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Vineyard


Value 2
Description Hay or cereal grain


Value 3
Description Fruit or vegetable crop


Value 4
Description Residential development


Value 5
Description Industrial or commercial development


Value 6
Description Dispersed livestock grazing


Value 7
Description Resource extraction (mostly gravel or oil)


Value 8
Description Military operations




Field VEG1
* Alias VEG1
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Primary vegetation type within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Grassland


Value 2
Description Scrub-shrub


Value 3
Description Forested


Value 4
Description Miscellaneous




Field VEG2
* Alias VEG2
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Secondary vegetation type within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Grassland


Value 2
Description Scrub-shrub


Value 3
Description Forested


Value 4
Description Miscellaneous




Field VEG3
* Alias VEG3
* Data type SmallInteger
* Width 2
* Precision 5
* Scale 0
Field description
Tertiary vegetation type within 0.5 mile buffer around delineated polygon.
List of values
Value 1
Description Grassland


Value 2
Description Scrub-shrub


Value 3
Description Forested


Value 4
Description Miscellaneous




Field ACREAGE
* Alias ACREAGE
* Data type Double
* Width 8
* Precision 19
* Scale 3
Field description
Polygon area in acres, calculated by ArcView.


Field ZKYES
* Alias ZKYES
* Data type Integer
* Width 4
* Precision 10
* Scale 0
Field description
Polygon status as updated by reference to 2000 SPOT imagery or by 2001 field inspection.
List of values
Value 0
Description No habitat present in 2000 SPOT image.


Value 1
Description habitat present in 2000 SPOT image




Field Z001STATUS
* Alias Z001STATUS
* Data type Integer
* Width 4
* Precision 10
* Scale 0
Field description
Results of ground truth (25% sample) in 2001.
List of values
Value 0
Description Polygon not sought


Value 1
Description Polygon visited in field, no habitat visible.


Value 2
Description Polygon visited in field, no habitat visible, but not all of polygon visible.


Value 3
Description Polygon visited in field, habitat confirmed present.


Value 4
Description Polygon not visited, but habitat known from recent personal experience to be present.




Field Z001CONDIT
* Alias Z001CONDIT
* Data type String
* Width 16
* Precision 0
* Scale 0
Field description
Free field descriptive text of observed condition in 2001 opportunistic ground truth.


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 2014-03-0622:20:41
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2014-04-2815:06:10


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2014-04-2815:06:10

Published to an ArcIMS Metadata Service Published



Metadata Contacts

Metadata contact
Individual's name Robert F. Holland Ph.D.
Organization's name Geobotanical Phenomenology
Contact's position Principal
Contact's role point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice (530) 888-9180

Address
Type postal
Delivery point 3371 Ayres Holmes Road
City Auburn
Administrative area CA
Postal code 95602
e-mail address drbobholland@gmail.com



Thumbnail and Enclosures

Thumbnail

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