Northern Spotted Owl Final Critical Habitat 2008

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Publication_Date: Unpublished Material
Title: Northern Spotted Owl Final Critical Habitat 2008
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Other_Citation_Details: Feature class named CHU_NSO
Online_Linkage:
\\ds.fs.fed.us\EFS\\r06\ro\drm\project\gis\gis_work\rcostello\wil\program\data_maintenance\FishWildlife\CHU_NSO.gdb
Description:
Abstract:
This layer contains critical habitat polygons designated by the USFWS for the Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in August 2008
Purpose:
To describe areas within the range of the Northern Spotted Owl in the contiguous United States that provide habitat that is essential to the conservation of the species, and which may require special management considerations or protections.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 200808
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.583140
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.150817
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.955073
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.055288
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Northern Spotted Owl
Theme_Keyword: NSO
Theme_Keyword: Critical Habitat
Theme_Keyword: Threatened and Endangered Species
Theme_Keyword: T&E
Theme_Keyword: Endangered Species Act
Theme_Keyword: ESA
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Oregon
Place_Keyword: Washington
Place_Keyword: California
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 503-231-6195
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Security_Information:
Security_Classification: Unclassified
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.2 (Build 3790) Service Pack 1; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.2.1350

Data_Quality_Information:
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Publication_Date: 2008
Title: Mapped Owl Conservation Areas (MOCA)
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: disc
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2008
Source_Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: moca
Source_Contribution:
The Mapped Owl Conservation Areas (MOCA) for the Northern Spotted Owl were used as a starting point to identify areas essential for the species conservation in the western physiographic provinces of WA, OR and No. CA.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Fish and WildlifeService
Publication_Date: 2007
Title: Northern Spotted Owl Proposed Critical Habitat
Online_Linkage: <http://www.fws.gov/pacific/ecoservices/nsopch.html>
Source_Scale_Denominator: unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2007
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_pCH_2007
Source_Contribution:
The proposed critical habitat units for the Northern Spotted Owl were used as a starting point to identify areas essential for the species conservation in the eastern physiographic provinces of WA, OR and No. CA.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Regional Ecosystems Office (REO)
Publication_Date: 2002
Title: Land Use Allocation Update, 2002 version
Online_Linkage: <http://www.reo.gov/gis/data/gisdata/index.htm>
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2002
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: nwfp_finalw
Source_Contribution:
The Land Use Allocation (LUA) layer for the NWFP (2002 version) was used to identify LUA designation of federal lands under the NWFP
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: BLM California
Publication_Date: 2008
Title: Wilderness Areas
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2008
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: wldpca
Source_Contribution: Layer showing wilderness lands in California
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: BLM California
Publication_Date: 2008
Title: Headwaters Forest Reserve Boundary Lines
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: electronic mail system
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2008
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: headwaters
Source_Contribution:
This coverage depicts the boundaries of BLM lands for the Headwaters Forest Reserve. The boundary lines of this data set had been created from cadastral survey data points and is survey grade material.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Pacific Northwest Region, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Publication_Date: 2008
Title: Wilderness
Online_Linkage: <http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs/maps/gis.html>
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2008
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Wilderness
Source_Contribution:
Wilderness layer from Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showing the Wild Sky Wilderness
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Publication_Date: 200808
Title: NSO_final_revised_CH_2008.zip
Online_Linkage: <http://www.fws.gov/pacific/ecoservices/nsopch.html>
Source_Scale_Denominator: Unknown
Type_of_Source_Media: computer program
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 200808
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_final_revised_CH_2008.zip
Source_Contribution:
Critical habitat polygons designated by the USFWS for the Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in August 2008
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Starting with the NSO_pCH_2007 layer, areas west of the cascades were deleted leaving areas east of the Cascades. This resulting layer was then merged with the NSO_MOCA_032708 layer
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_MOCA_032708
Process_Date: April 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_MOCA_032708_pch07_merge
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The identity tool was used to join the attribute data from the nwfp_finalw layer to the merged MOCA and Proposed Critical Habitat layer.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: nwfp_finalw
Process_Date: April 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Did a definition query to keep all attributes except CR from the LUA attribute field. This was then copied to a new file.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_MOCA_lua_id
Process_Date: April 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_MOCA_lua_id_nocr
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The identity tool was used to join the attribute data from the wldpca (region.wilderness) coverage to the nso_moca_lua_id_nocr layer. The wilderness lands overlaping the input layer were then deleted.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id_nocr
Process_Date: April 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The polygon from the Headwaters Forest Reserve Boundary layer that overlaped the polygon from the nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca layer was deleted.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca
Process_Date: April 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The wild sky wilderness piolygons were identified with the nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca layer. The area of overlap in the crit_hab1 layer was then deleted.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: nso_moca_lua_id_nocr_ca
Process_Date: May 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: crit_hab1
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Dataset copied
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Crit_hab1
Process_Date: July 2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: crit_hab
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Shapefile extracted from NSO_final_revised_CH_2008.zip, obtained from Fish and Wildlife Service, projected from utm zone 10,nad 83 to the R6 Oregon Washington Albers Projection, and imported into new file geodatabase: CHU_NSO.GDB according to R6 gis dataset naming convention rules.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: NSO_final_revised_CH_2008.zip
Process_Date: 8/18/2008
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: CHU_NSO (feature class)
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Rosana Costello
Contact_Organization:
Customer Service Area 2, Pacific Northwest Region, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: Willamette National Forest Supervisor's Office
Address: 211 E. 7th Avenue
City: Eugene
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97401
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 541-225-6383
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: rcostello@fs.fed.us

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 33

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Albers Conical Equal Area
Albers_Conical_Equal_Area:
Standard_Parallel: 43.000000
Standard_Parallel: 48.000000
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 34.000000
False_Easting: 600000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000100
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000100
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
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Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Resolution: 0.000010
Altitude_Encoding_Method:
Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: CHU_NSO
Entity_Type_Definition:
This feature class contains critical habitat polygons designated by the USFWS for the Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in August 2008
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Acres
Attribute_Definition:
Area acreage. This field is static and does not autmatically update.
Attribute_Definition_Source: USFWS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STATE
Attribute_Definition: 2-character state ID
Attribute_Definition_Source: FWS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CH_Unit
Attribute_Definition: Critical Habitat Unit Name
Attribute_Definition_Source: USFWS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CH_Number
Attribute_Definition: Critical Habitat Unit Number
Attribute_Definition_Source: USFWS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 1
Range_Domain_Maximum: 29
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Length
Attribute_Definition: Length of feature in internal units.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Area
Attribute_Definition: Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
City: Portland
State_or_Province: Oregon
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Resource_Description:
This data may be downloaded from the US Fish and Wildlife Service at the following location: <http://www.fws.gov/pacific/ecoservices/nsopch.html>
Distribution_Liability:
The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and within the limitations of geospatial data in general, and these data in particular.

The USDA Forest Service gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the USDA Forest Service, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding the utility of the data on another system, or for general or scientific purposes; nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.

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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20080821
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Larry Reigel
Contact_Organization: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Contact_Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist (GIS)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 2600 SE 98th Ave., Suite 100
Address: Ecological Services (4W)
City: Portland
State_or_Province: Oregon
Postal_Code: 97266
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-231-6179
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: larry_reigel@fws.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
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Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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