Panchromatic 1936 Digital Aerial Imagery for Western King County

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Frequently-anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title:
Panchromatic 1936 Digital Aerial Imagery for Western King County
Abstract:
1936 aerial imagery for western King County from scanned 3 foot by 3 foot prints (boards 0.5 in pixels resampled to 1 foot).
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    King County DOT - Road Services, 200507, Panchromatic 1936 Digital Aerial Imagery for Western King County: 1936 Section Aerials None, King County DOT - Road Services, King County; WA.

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.564084
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.940337
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.796379
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.151528

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 1936
    Ending_Date: 1937
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

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

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: 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 232500 x 150000 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: 48.733333
      Standard_Parallel: 47.500000
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.833333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.000000
      False_Easting: 1640419.947507
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using row and column
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 1.000000
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 1.000000
      Planar coordinates are specified in international 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.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: This is a raster data set and has not tabular attributes.
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: None


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?

    King County DOT - Map and Record Center, King County DOT Road Maintenance, King County GIS Center

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

    Jeff Gregg
    King County Dept of Transportation - Road Services Engineering Services
    Engineer III
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856
    USA

    206-296-3715 (voice)
    206-296-0567 (FAX)
    jeffery.gregg@metrokc.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-4pm M-F


Why was the data set created?

Historical comparison and Archiving original documents


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    aerial prints (source 1 of 1)
    County, King, 1936, 1936 Aerial Photos for western King County.

    Type_of_Source_Media: 3'x3' aerial section prints
    Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
    Source_Contribution: Original hardboard-mounted aerial prints

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

    Date: Sep-2006 (process 1 of 6)
    Scanned 3'x3' aerial section prints using a Xerox 8830 scanner (200 dpi) into a uncompressed TIFF format. The original 0.5 foot pixel resolution was resampled to 1 foot pixel.

    Person who carried out this activity:

    Jeff Gregg
    King County DOT Road Services Engineering Services
    Engineer III
    201 S. Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856
    USA

    206-296-3715 (voice)
    206-296-0567 (FAX)
    jeffery.gregg@metrokc.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-4pm M-F
    Data sources used in this process:
    • XES

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • TIFF

    Date: Dec-2006-200702 (process 2 of 6)
    Georeferenced section scans using KCMonument, t-net, hydro, parcels and PLSS layers for heads-up referencing

    Data sources used in this process:

    • TIFF

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • GeoTIFF

    Date: Feb-2007 (process 3 of 6)
    Mosaiced section scans into King County 7500' tiling sceme

    Person who carried out this activity:

    Jeff Gregg
    King County DOT - Road Services, Engineering Services
    Engineer III
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856
    USA

    206-296-3715 (voice)
    206-296-0567 (FAX)
    jeffery.gregg@metrokc.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-4pm M-F
    Data sources used in this process:
    • GeoTIFF

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • idxp7500

    Date: May-2007 (process 4 of 6)
    7500 tiles delivered to enterprise Spatial Data Warehouse. Scripts used to assemble the correct set of 7500 tiles for each township-range tile. MrSid v5 used to compress TIFF files into township-range mosaics as Generation 3 sids at 7x compression.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • aabb_36p100.tif

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • txxryy_36p100.sid

    Date: May-2007 (process 5 of 6)
    7500 tiles were assembled and compressed at 15x into MrSid Generation 3 mosaics for the two zone tiles, znw_36p100.sid and zsw_36p100.sid.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • aabb_36p100.tif

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • zxx_36p100.sid

    Date: May-2007 (process 6 of 6)
    Entire set of 7500 tiles were assembled and mosaiced into Generation 3 MrSid mosaic as reg_36p100.sid. This mosaic was compressed at 30x.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • aabb_36p100.tif

    Data sources produced in this process:

    • reg_36p100.sid

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


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

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    There are no attributes associated with these raster data formats.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    None

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

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

    Western portion of King County WA

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

    None


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 digital data may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks/KCGIS-Center or King County Department of Transportation Road Services Division

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

    Jeff Gregg
    King County DOT - Road Services Division, Engineering Services
    Engineer III
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104-3856
    USA

    206-296-3715 (voice)
    206-296-0567 (FAX)
    jeffery.gregg@metrokc.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-4pm M-F
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary3/idxp7500/ortho_1936kc_pan/xy##_36p100.tif /plibrary3/idxptrmbr/ortho_1936kc_pan/txxryy_36p100.sid /plibrary3/idxpzone/northwest/znw_36p100.sid /plibrary3/idxpzone/southwest/zsw_36p100.sid /plibrary3/keyregion/orthoimagery/reg_36p100.sid

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    This imagery is not to be distributed to non-King County (government) users, except where the recipient's use is limited to a specific project only. Recipient's are not to redistribute the data in any way, including public-facing web applications, resale or any other commericial applications.
    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: 03-Nov-2009
Metadata author:
Jeff Gregg
King County Dept of Transportation, Road Services Engineering Section
Engineer III
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104-3856
USA

206-296-3715 (voice)
206-296-0567 (FAX)
jeffery.gregg@kingcounty.gov

Hours_of_Service: 8am-4pm M-F
Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:


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