All Wetlands in King County

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What does this data set describe?

Title: All Wetlands in King County
All King County external wetland data was reviewed visually for redundancy. Information for data source, data collection date and wetland type, class, category were added to items "Source_", "Currency_" and "Type_" where available.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20120809, All Wetlands in King County: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    • None

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.031214
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.074484
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.306755
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.726844

  3. What does it look like?

    <> (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: 19-Sep-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 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      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?

    area data table (Source: King County)

    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Data File Name (Source: King County)

    cau_wetlandmitigationsitesAuburn Wetlands
    cbo_wetlandBothell Wetlands
    cbu_wetlandsBurien Wetlands
    cco_wetlandsCarnation Wetlands
    cdm_enviro_wetlandsDes Monies Wetlands
    cdm_wetldDes Monies Wetlands
    cdu_wetlandDuvall Wetlands
    cke_wetlandsKent Wetlands
    cki_wetlandKirkland Wetlands
    cne_wetland_ord_parcelNew Castle Wetlands
    crm_wetlandRedmond Wetlands
    crn_wetlandsRenton Wetlands
    cse_wetlandSeattle Wetlands
    csh_wetlandShoreline Wetlands
    csn_sheldon_wetlandsSnoqualmie Wetlands
    csn_wetlandsSnoqualmie Wetlands
    cst_wetlandsSea Tac Wetlands
    ctu_potential_wetlandTukwila Wetlands
    cwo_wetlandWoodinville Wetlands
    cwo_wetland_potentialWoodinville Wetlands
    f35_nwi_pyKitsap Wetlands
    f53_wet_blPierce Wetlands
    f53_wetld_pyPierce Wetlands
    f61_wetlandSnohomish Wetlands
    sao_wetlandKing County Sensitive Area Ordinance
    wtrbdy_wetKing County Water Body Layer

    Source of wetland delineation data (Source: King County)

    Date wetland was delineated (Source: King County)

    Type of wetland (Source: King County)

    Feature geometry. (Source: King County)

    Coordinates defining the features.



    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: King County

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?

    Wetland data from the cities: Auburn, Bothell, Burien, Carnation, Des Monies, Duvall, Federal Way, Kent, Kirkland, New Castle, Redmond, Renton, Seattle, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, Sea Tac, Tukwila, and Woodinville. From counties Snohomish, Pierce, King, and Kitsap.

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

    King County GIS Center
    Attn: Victor High
    Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-4845 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

Consolidate external King County wetland data from other local agencies into one feature class for updating the King County wetland layer.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

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

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

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

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

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

Access_Constraints: None
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 withoutthe express written authorization of King County. Users are encouraged to appropriately evaluate and display the margin of error when analyzing and mapping this data

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

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

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  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?

Last modified: 01-Dec-2012
Metadata author:
King County GIS Center
Attn: Victor High
Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist
201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104

206-263-4845 (voice)

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

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