Metro Adverse Weather Districts in King County

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Metro Adverse Weather Districts in King County
Abstract:
The Adverse Weather Areas are a means whereby responding agencies within King County can geographically distinguish regions of varying activation levels during Adverse Weather Events.
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20091218, Metro Adverse Weather Districts in King County: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.541944
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.063186
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.788376
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.073374

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/adverse_weather_districts.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 13-Dec-2012
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333335
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333335
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    PLIBRARY.TRANSPORTATION.xxxx269296
    (Source: ESRI)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE
    Feature Geometry (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features

    ADV_DIST
    Adverse Weather District Name

    ValueDefinition
    Central Seattle 
    East King County 
    North King County 
    North Seattle 
    South Seattle 
    Southeast King County 
    Southwest King County 

    STATUS
    Adverse Weather District Status

    ValueDefinition
    Regular 

    SHAPE.AREA

    SHAPE.LEN


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
    Attn: Trang Bui
    DBA/GIS Specialist
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856
    US

    206-684-1593 (voice)
    206-684-2059 (FAX)
    trang.bui@kingcounty.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday


Why was the data set created?

To divide the metro service area into districts for facilitating bus re-routes in the case of adverse weather.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 2)
    Metadata is updated by Trang Bui on 12/13/12.

    Date: 01-Oct-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Import the metadata & updated it (10/1/12.

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    , unknown, Adverse Weather Areas.


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-263-5220 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/transportation/shapes/polygon/adverse_weather_districts.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 05-Feb-2013
Metadata author:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
Attn: Trang Bui
DBA/GIS Specialist
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104-3856
US

206-684-1593 (voice)
Trang.Bui@kingcounty.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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