Bernalillo County Open Space

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Frequently-anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Bernalillo County Open Space
Abstract:
This data set is open space properties managed by the Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department in Bernalillo County, NM.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division, 20130201, Bernalillo County Open Space: Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -106.709182
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -106.294085
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.195741
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.988124

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://ims.bernco.gov/website/metadata/PDFs/BC/OpenSpaceCounty.pdf> (PDF)
    Preview Map: Bernalillo County open space properties classified by the "Status" attribute.

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

    Calendar_Date: 01-Feb-2013
    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):

      • G-polygon (12)

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

      The map projection used is Transverse Mercator.

      Projection parameters:
      Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999900
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -106.250000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 31.000000
      False_Easting: 1640416.666667
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      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.

      Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
      Altitude_System_Definition:
      Altitude_Resolution: 0.000003
      Altitude_Encoding_Method:
      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    OpenSpaceCounty
    Bernalillo County Open Space (Source: GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division-GIS/BCPWD)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    Name
    Property name. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Address
    Property address. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Status
    Property status. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    Closed To PublicClosed To Public
    In DevelopmentIn Development
    Open To PublicOpen To Public

    PicnicArea
    Number of picnic areas at property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    RxTrail
    Identifies if there is a prescription trail at property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    NoNo
    YesYes

    TrailMiles
    Mileage of trails at property as provided by the Parks & Recreation Department. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Attractions
    Attractions at property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    AcquisitionYear
    Year Bernalillo County acquired property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Type
    Property type. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    Open SpaceOpen Space

    Department
    Bernalillo County department with primary use of property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    Parks & Recreation DepartmentParks & Recreation Department

    Division
    Bernalillo County division or office with primary use of property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    Community Services DivisionCommunity Services Division

    Jurisdiction
    Government agency with primary use of property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Owner
    Property owner as recorded in the Bernalillo County Assessor's Office GIS/Mapping Department's Assessor Parcel Database. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Structure
    Size of structure on property. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    ValueDefinition
    MajorMajor Structure
    MinorMinor Structure
    NoneNone or Inconsequential Structure

    GISAcres
    Acreage calculated from polygon geometry using ArcGIS software. This is not a legal acreage. (Source: GIS/BCPWD)

    Shape_Length
    Length of feature in internal units. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape_Area
    Area of feature in internal units squared. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


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?

    Joanna Bennett, GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division; Grant Brodehl, Open Space Section/Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department

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

    Jon Phillips
    Bernalillo County Public Works Division
    GIS Program Manager
    2400 Broadway SE, Building N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    USA

    (505) 224-1690 (voice)
    (505) 848-1510 (FAX)
    jphillips@bernco.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8:00am - 4:30pm MST, Monday - Friday


Why was the data set created?

This data set is maintained at the request of the Open Space Section/Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    (source 1 of 3)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20130129, Parcel Base Map: City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM.

    Source_Contribution:
    The polygon boundaries follow features in this source where possible.

    (source 2 of 3)
    Bernalillo County Assessor's Office GIS/Mapping Department, 20100420, Assessor Parcel Database 2010: Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM.

    Source_Contribution:
    The "Owner" attribute is populated using the "OWNER" attribute from this source. Some polygon boundaries follow features in this source.

    (source 3 of 3)
    Bohannan Huston, Inc., 2010, Orthoimagery Mosaic 2010-Bernalillo County: Bohannan Huston, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.

    Other_Citation_Details:
    Bohannan Huston, Inc. was contracted by the Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) for this project.
    Source_Contribution:
    This source was used to populate the "Structure" attribute. Some polygon boundaries were screen-digitized to this source.

  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?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Meets GIS/BCPWD QC acceptance criteria.

  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?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Please acknowledge the GIS Program/Bernalillo County Public Works Division when using this data set as a source.

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

    Bernalillo County Public Works Division
    c/o GIS Program
    2400 Broadway SE, Building N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    USA

    gis@bernco.gov

    Hours_of_Service: 8:00am - 4:30pm MST, Monday - Friday
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    OpenSpaceCounty

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    This information is for reference only. Bernalillo County assumes no liability for errors associated with the use of these data. Users are solely responsible for confirming data accuracy when necessary.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

  5. What hardware or software do I need in order to use the data set?

    Users will need ArcGIS software (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox) to interact with the data.


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 13-May-2013
Metadata author:
Joanna Bennett
Bernalillo County Public Works Division
GIS Tech 3
2400 Broadway SE, Building N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
USA

(505) 224-1693 (voice)
(505) 848-1510 (FAX)
jbennett@bernco.gov

Hours_of_Service: 8:00am - 4:30pm MST, Monday - Friday
Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:


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