Visual Quality Objective (VQO) on the Lincoln National Forest

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: USDA Forest Service; Lincoln National Forest
Publication_Date: 1993
Title: Visual Quality Objective (VQO) on the Lincoln National Forest
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: <http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/gis/datasets.shtml>
Description:
Abstract:
Visual Quality Objective (VQO) polygons on the Lincoln National Forest. The VQO data represent the identification and classification of scenic quality as well as esthetic concern for that quality on the Lincoln National Forest.
Purpose: For broad-scale data analyses and planning.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1993
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.940986
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -104.605683
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.956403
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 31.997189
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: VQO
Theme_Keyword: Visual
Theme_Keyword: Visual Quality
Theme_Keyword: Recreation
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Lincoln National Forest
Place_Keyword: Sacramento Ranger District
Place_Keyword: Smokey Bear Ranger District
Place_Keyword: Guadalupe Ranger District
Place_Keyword: Ruidoso
Place_Keyword: Alamogordo
Place_Keyword: Cloudcroft
Place_Keyword: Carlsbad
Place_Keyword: Sacramento Mountains
Place_Keyword: Guadalupe Mountains
Place_Keyword: Sierra Blanca
Place_Keyword: Capitan Mountains
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
The Forest Service uses the most current and complete data available. GIS data and product accuracy may vary. They may be: developed from sources of differing accuracy, accurate only at certain scales, based on modeling or interpretation, incomplete while being created or revised, etc. Using GIS products for purposes other than the purpose for which they were created, may yield inaccurate or misleading results. The Forest Service reserves the right to correct, update, modify, or replace, GIS products without notification.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: USDA Forest Service; Lincoln National Forest
Contact_Person: Recreation Data Steward
Contact_Position: Recreation Department
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 3463 Las Palomas Road
City: Alamogordo
State_or_Province: New Mexico
Postal_Code: 88310
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 505-434-7200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 505-434-7218
Hours_of_Service: M-F; 0730-1630; Mountain Time
Contact_Instructions: Closed Federal holidays and weekends
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.6.1500

Data_Quality_Information:
Completeness_Report: Complete
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Manuscripted from large paper maps. Then automated and processed. Checked by the Forest Landscape Architect for accuracy and completeness.
Process_Date: 1993
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Metadata imported.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:
J:\fsfiles\gis\pln\maintenance\metadata\Master_boneyard\boneyard_lincoln\vqo.xml

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: 1299

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
UTM_Zone_Number: 13
Transverse_Mercator:
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999600
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -105.000000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0.000000
False_Easting: 500000.000000
False_Northing: 0.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000000
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000000
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: vqo
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREA
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PERIMETER
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VQO_
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VQO_ID
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: QUALITY_LE
Attribute_Definition: Quality Objective Level
Attribute_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: P
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Preservation
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: R
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Retention
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: PR
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Partial Retention
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: M
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Modification
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: MM
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Maximum Modification
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: xx or pvt
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Private Land (This is a local code and does not match data standards.)
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: None
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VARIETY_CL
Attribute_Definition:
Variety Class. Used for determining importance of landscape from the scenic quality standpoint.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: A
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Distinctive
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: B
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Commom
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: C
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Minimal
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SENS_LEVEL
Attribute_Definition:
Sensitivity Levels are a measure of people's concern for the scenic quality of the National Forests
Attribute_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Level 1 -- Highest Sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 2
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Level 2 -- Average Sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 3
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Level 3 -- Lowest Sensitivity
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DIST_LEVEL
Attribute_Definition:
A step used to map sensitivity levels in order to provide the data base for development of visual quality objectives.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: fg
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Foreground Level 1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: mg
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Middle ground Level 1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: bg
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Background Level 1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source:
National Forest Landscape Management Volume 2, USDA Agriculture Handbook Number 462, 1977
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GIS_ACRES
Attribute_Definition: Acres generated in GIS
Attribute_Definition_Source: N/A

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: USDA Forest Service; Lincoln National Forest
Contact_Person: GIS Coordinator
Contact_Position: GIS Department
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 3463 Las Palomas Road
City: Alamogordo
State_or_Province: NM
Postal_Code: 88310
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 505-434-7200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 505-434-7218
Hours_of_Service: M-F; 0730-1630; Mountain Time
Contact_Instructions: Closed Federal holidays and weekends
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
The USDA Forest Service manages these data for planning purposes, not necessarily for actual on the ground implementation. The USFS is in no way condoning or endorsing the actual on the ground implementation of these data. It is the sole responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data are suitable for the intended purpose. It is also the obligation of the user to apply these data in an appropriate and conscientious manner. The USFS provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from the use of these data.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size: 2.408
Available_Time_Period:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1993

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090204
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: USDA Forest Service, Lincoln National Forest
Contact_Person: GIS Coordinator
Contact_Position: GIS Department
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 3463 Las Palomas Road
City: Alamogordo
State_or_Province: New Mexico
Postal_Code: 88310
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 505-434-7200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 505-434-7218
Hours_of_Service: M-F; 0730-1630; Mountain Time
Contact_Instructions: Closed Federal holidays and weekends
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: <http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html>
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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