Western Washington Land Cover Change Analysis - 2001 Base Landcover

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Western Washington Land Cover Change Analysis - 2001 Base Landcover
Abstract: Western Washington land cover change analysis
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Solutions, Sanborn Mapping , November 2005, Western Washington Land Cover Change Analysis - 2001 Base Landcover.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -125.471231
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -118.417809
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.704276
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.053882

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    Calendar_Date: 2001
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

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    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: remote-sensing image

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

      • Dimensions 16892 x 17001 x 1, type Pixel

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      The map projection used is Lambert Conformal Conic.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 45.833333
      Standard_Parallel: 47.333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.500000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 45.333333
      False_Easting: 1640416.666667
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using row and column
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 98.425197
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 98.425197
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
      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.

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    Rick Jones
    Sanborn Mapping Solutions
    421 SW 6th Ave
    Portland, Oregon 97204

    503-228-8708 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

Provide land cover data for Western Washington for a 1991 time frame and a comprehensive analysis of change in land cover, impervious surface, and forest canopy for all of Western Washington between 1991 and 2001.

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Use_Constraints: None

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Last modified: 03-Nov-2009
Metadata author:
Sanborn Mapping Solutions
c/o Rick Jones
421 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

503-228-8708 (voice)

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FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
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