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Riparian Sun Map

Description | Contacts | Attribute Information | Constraints

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Subject category: hydro
Title: Riparian Sun Map
Feature Count: 80192
Feature Type: Point
Abstract: Points created along lines representing river banks are categorized as Critcal, High, Medium, or Low in potenial to provide shade based on the aspect of the point in relation to the centerline of the river.
Purpose: Identify locations along the river bank as Critcal, High, Medium, or Low in potenial to provide shade.
Updated: As needed
Time period of content: (single date,as YYYYMMDD):: 20201118
Time period of content: (date range, as YYYYMMDD):: -
Spatial reference: WA State Plane North
FGDC Documentation: Classic or FAQ
Open Data Availability: Yes
Place Keywords: Pacific NW, King County, WA, Washington state,
Theme Keywords: hydro, environment,
Lineage: Available


Maintained by:
King County King County Dept of Natural Resources and Parks, Water and Lands Resource Division
Primary: Ken Rauscher, Senior GIS Analyst, 206-477-4413
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Secondary: KCGIS Center; This mailbox is monitored during business hours.

Attribute Information

_RiverName_Name of river or strearm associated with the Sun Map points
Cedar River
_Measure_Distance from river mouth along bank
Range Min:25.0
Range Max:350600.0
_Near_Angle_Angle from point to river centerline
Range Min:-180.0
Range Max:180.0
_Solar_val_Indicator of potential sun on the river
Range Min:0.0
Range Max:180.0
_Riparian_val_Importance for potential shade


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