Vegetation Area and Height

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What does this data set describe?

Title: Vegetation Area and Height
Height of vegetated areas. Determined by difference between DSM and DGM, then masking out impervious areas.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 201005, Vegetation Area and Height.

    Online Links:

    • Server=GISPROD; Service=sde:sqlserver:gisprod; Database=raster_maint; User=gisc; Version=sde.DEFAULT

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.1
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.8
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 122.5
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 121.1

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

    Beginning_Date: 2001
    Ending_Date: 2010
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

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

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: SDE raster digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

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

      This is a Raster data set. It contains the following raster data types:

      • Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1, type Pixel

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

      The map projection used is Lambert Conformal Conic.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.500000
      Standard_Parallel: 48.733333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.833333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.000000
      False_Easting: 1640416.666667
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using row and column
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 6.000000
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 6.000000
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is D_North_American_1983_HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.

      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates
      Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000

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Who produced the data set?

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

    Victor High
    KCGIS Center
    Senior GIS Analyist

    206-263-4845 (voice)
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706

Why was the data set created?

Show height of vegetated areas. The product is a continuous raster data set which stores a single value which represents a general height of the vegetative surface. a default classification of vegetative class (grass, shrub, trees) is available when using the enterprise layer file.

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?

    , Vegetation Area and Height.

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?

Online access is restricted to authenticated King County users. Others may obtain the data through KC GIS Center Client Services.
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital produce may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King Co. GIS Center.

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

    Cheryl Wilder
    King County GIS Center, Client Services, Department of Natural Resources and Parks
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

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Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 16-Mar-2011
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