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ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN

SDE Feature Class

Tags
commodities, molluscan shellfish, shellfish, habitat, marine biology, 40000, biology, aquatic habitat, molluscan, coastal, marine environment monitoring, public health, biotoxin, red tide, phytoplankton, environment, oceans, planningCadastre, health


Summary

Historical data regarding shellfish harvest area biotoxin closures can be helpful tools for planning activities. Data at this scale is suitable for use in generalized studies and local planning.

Description

ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN is a polygon dataset that contains historical shellfish harvest area biotoxin closure information for the coast of Maine . Polygons are based on legal boundary descriptions and describe polygons that were in effect from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2013. POLYGON codes include: D_Approved, D_Repealed, Toxin, Type, Exec_Allow, SS_Clam, Mussel, O_Quahog, N_Quahog, Surf_Clam, A_Oyster, E_Oyster, C_Whelks, C_Snails, Scallop, Conchs, W_Whelk, All_Clams, and ACRES. A COMMENT field provides additional information on a polygon's boundary description, harvest or species information, or the time that it went into effect. Large-scale polygons were clipped to the Maine three-mile territory line to simplify the layer's presentation. The polygons were also clipped to the "24K coast poly" layer, in order to obtain the number of coastal water acres impacted by closure areas. Several ocean quahog exception boxes outside of the three-mile territory line were retained, as were polygons surrounding Mount Desert Rock. These polygons were included in the layer to maintain completeness of the data. If a person desires a copy of the complete, large-scale historical layer; please contact the Department and ask for a copy of the "BIOTOXINwhole" layer.

Credits

Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.

Use limitations

Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata from the Maine GIS Data Catalog. Large-scale polygons were clipped to the Maine three-mile territory line to simplify the layer's presentation. The polygons were also clipped to the "24K coast poly" layer, in order to obtain the number of coastal water acres impacted by closure areas. Several ocean quahog exception boxes outside of the three-mile territory line were retained, as were polygons surrounding Mount Desert Rock. These polygons were included in the layer to maintain completeness of the data. If a person desires a copy of the complete, large-scale historical layer; please contact the Department and ask for a copy of the "BIOTOXINwhole" layer.

Extent

West  -70.898213    East  -66.870640
North  45.204850    South  42.909618

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Themes or categories of the resource  health, oceans


*Content type  Downloadable Data
Export to FGDC CSDGM XML format as Resource Description No

Citation 

Title ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
Publication date 2013-10-11 00:00:00


Presentation formats* digital map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  vector digital data


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Individual's name Michelle Mason Webber
Organization's name Maine Department of Marine Resources
Contact's position Shellfish Program Coordinator
Contact's role  originator


Resource Details 

Dataset languages  English (UNITED STATES)
Dataset character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Status  historical archive
Spatial representation type* vector


*Processing environment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Version 5.2 (Build 3790) Service Pack 2; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.1.3143


Credits
Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.
ArcGIS item properties
*Name GISVIEW.MEGIS.ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
*Size 680.402
*Location Server=sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us; Service=sde:sqlserver:sql-gisview-prod.som.w2k.state.me.us,1633; Database=GISVIEW; User=MEGIS; Version=dbo.DEFAULT
*Access protocol ArcSDE Connection

Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -70.898213
*East longitude -66.870640
*North latitude 45.204850
*South latitude 42.909618

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude 350884.763000
*East longitude 667284.980800
*South latitude 4752815.423200
*North latitude 5005707.017900
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Individual's name Michelle Mason Webber
Organization's name Maine Department of Marine Resources (MEDMR)
Contact's position Shellfish Program Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207 624 6570
Fax 207 624 6024

Address
Type postal
Delivery point 21 State House Station
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 0700 - 1600 EST


Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  annually


Maintenance contact
Individual's name Michelle Mason Webber
Organization's name (MEDMR) Maine Department of Marine Resources
Contact's position Shellfish Program Coordinator
Contact's role  originator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207 624 6570
Fax 207 624 6024

Address
Type postal
Delivery point 21 State House Station
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 0700 - 1600 EST


Resource Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use
Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata from the Maine GIS Data Catalog. Large-scale polygons were clipped to the Maine three-mile territory line to simplify the layer's presentation. The polygons were also clipped to the "24K coast poly" layer, in order to obtain the number of coastal water acres impacted by closure areas. Several ocean quahog exception boxes outside of the three-mile territory line were retained, as were polygons surrounding Mount Desert Rock. These polygons were included in the layer to maintain completeness of the data. If a person desires a copy of the complete, large-scale historical layer; please contact the Department and ask for a copy of the "BIOTOXINwhole" layer.

Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Projected
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Projection NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N
*Coordinate reference details
Projected coordinate system
Well-known identifier 26919
X origin -5120900
Y origin -9998100
XY scale 10000
Z origin 0
Z scale 1
M origin 0
M scale 1
XY tolerance 0.001
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Latest well-known identifier 26919
Well-known text PROJCS["NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N",GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983",DATUM["D_North_American_1983",SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137.0,298.257222101]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",500000.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-69.0],PARAMETER["Scale_Factor",0.9996],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",0.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0],AUTHORITY["EPSG",26919]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 26919
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 7.11.2


Spatial Data Properties 

Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only


Geometric objects
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
*Object type  composite
*Object count 1225



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Polygon
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 1225
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Distribution 

Distribution format
*Name SDE Feature Class


Transfer options
*Transfer size 680.402


Fields 

Details for object GISVIEW.MEGIS.ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 1225
Definition
polygon attribute table
Definition source
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)


Field OBJECTID_1
 
*Alias OBJECTID_1
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.
*Description source
Esri
*Description of values Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




Field OBJECTID
 
*Data type Double
*Width 8
*Alias OBJECTID
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Internal feature number.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.




Field ACRES
 
*Data type Double
*Alias ACRES
*Width 8
*Precision 18
*Scale 8
Field description
Area of polygon's coastal water coverage in acres
Description source
Originator


Field MUSSEL
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias MUSSEL
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) and horse mussel (Modiolus modiolus). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field SCALLOP
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias SCALLOP
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes  sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) and Atlantic bay scallop (Argopecten irradians). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field SURF_CLAM
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias SURF_CLAM
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Also known in Maine as a "hen" clam:(Spisula solidissima). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field CLOSURE_ID
 
*Data type String
*Alias CLOSURE_ID
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Number designation for the legal notice that contains the polygons
Description source
Originator


Field D_APPROVED
 
*Data type Date
*Alias D_APPROVED
*Width 36
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Date the legal notice containing the polygon was created. 
Description source
Originator
Beginning date of values 1996-07-25
Ending date of values 2013-08-02




Field D_REPEALED
 
*Data type Date
*Alias D_REPEALED
*Width 36
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Date the legal notice containing the polygon was repealed. "Null" means the legal notice was still in effect as of the last update to the layer.
Description source
Originator
Beginning date of values 2001-07-06
Ending date of values 2013-08-30




Field Comments
 
*Data type String
*Alias COMMENTS
*Width 90
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Additional detail regarding problems in text of legal notice, times of legal notice signing on same day, closure # changes
Description source
Originator


Field SHAPE
 
*Data type Geometry
*Alias Shape
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Feature geometry.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Coordinates defining the features.




Field SS_CLAM
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias SS_CLAM
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Softshell clam (Mya arenaria). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field O_QUAHOG
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias O_QUAHOG
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Ocean quahog (also known as mahogany quahog): (Arctica islandica). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field N_QUAHOG
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias N_QUAHOG
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Northern quahog (also known as hard clam): (Mercenaria mercenaria). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field A_OYSTER
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias A_OYSTER
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
American oyster (also known as Eastern oyster): (Crassostrea virginica). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field E_OYSTER
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias E_OYSTER
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
European oyster (also known as flat oyster):(Ostrea edulis). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field C_WHELKS
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias C_WHELKS
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes dogwinkle (Thais lapillus), Stimpson's whelk (Colus stimpsoni), Ten-ridged whelk (Neptunea decemcostata), and Waved whelk (Buccinum undatum). If field contains a zero, the species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", the species are included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field C_SNAILS
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias C_SNAILS
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes moon snail (Lunatia heros). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field CONCHS
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias CONCHS
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes Muricidae and Buccinidae species. If field contains a zero, these species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", these species are included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field W_WHELK
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias W_WHELK
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Waved whelk (Buccinum undatum). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field ALL_CLAMS
 
*Data type Integer
*Alias ALL_CLAMS
*Width 4
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
Field description
Includes softshell clams (Mya arenaria), surf clam (Spisula solidissima), Atlantic razor clam (Ensis directus), northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria). If field contains a zero, these species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", these species are included in the polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field EXCE_ALLOW
 
*Data type String
*Alias EXCE_ALLOW
*Width 90
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Provides additional information regarding the exception species or conditions imposed on harvest.
Description source
Originator


Field TYPE
 
*Data type String
*Alias TYPE
*Width 10
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
"B"=banned species in polygon: "E" = species excepted for harvest in polygon.
Description source
Originator


Field TOXIN
 
*Data type String
*Alias TOXIN
*Width 25
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Indicates the possible type of shellfish poisoning that may result from ingesting shellfish with a specific toxin:  PSP"=paralytic shellfish poisoning; "ASP"=amnesic shellfish poisoning; "DSP"=diarrheic shellfish poisoning: "Tetramine"=tetramine poisoning.
Description source
Originator


Field Shape.area
 
*Alias Shape.area
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0




Field Shape.len
 
*Alias Shape.len
*Data type Double
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0






Metadata Details 

Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset
Scope name* dataset


*Last update 2013-11-14


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Metadata style FGDC CSDGM Metadata
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2013-10-23 08:48:07
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2013-11-14 13:25:17


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2013-11-14 13:25:17

Item location history
Item copied or moved 2013-10-23 08:48:07
From Z:\allshare\Michelle\PSP layer project\MEGIS version for web\2013 submission\ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
To \\oit-teaqfsemc11\OIT-MGIS\datatransfer\dmr\ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Individual's name Michelle Mason Webber
Organization's name Maine Department of Marine Resources (MEDMR)
Contact's position Shellfish Program Coordinator
Contact's role  originator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207 624 6570
Fax 207 624 6024

Address
Type postal
Delivery point 21 State House Station
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333
Country US

Hours of service 0700 - 1600 EST


Metadata Maintenance 

Maintenance
Update frequency  annually


Thumbnail and Enclosures 

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelGISVIEW.MEGIS.ARCHIVE_BIOTOXIN
Entity Type Definition
polygon attribute table
Entity Type Definition SourceEnvironmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)

Attribute
Attribute LabelOBJECTID_1
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelOBJECTID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelACRES
Attribute Definition
Area of polygon's coastal water coverage in acres
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelMUSSEL
Attribute Definition
Includes blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) and horse mussel (Modiolus modiolus). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelSCALLOP
Attribute Definition
Includes sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) and Atlantic bay scallop (Argopecten irradians). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelSURF_CLAM
Attribute Definition
Also known in Maine as a "hen" clam:(Spisula solidissima). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelCLOSURE_ID
Attribute Definition
Number designation for the legal notice that contains the polygons
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelD_APPROVED
Attribute Definition
Date the legal notice containing the polygon was created.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator
Beginning Date of Attribute Values1996-07-25
Ending Date of Attribute Values2013-08-02

Attribute
Attribute LabelD_REPEALED
Attribute Definition
Date the legal notice containing the polygon was repealed. "Null" means the legal notice was still in effect as of the last update to the layer.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator
Beginning Date of Attribute Values2001-07-06
Ending Date of Attribute Values2013-08-30

Attribute
Attribute LabelComments
Attribute Definition
Additional detail regarding problems in text of legal notice, times of legal notice signing on same day, closure # changes
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelSHAPE
Attribute Definition
Feature geometry.
Attribute Definition SourceESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute
Attribute LabelSS_CLAM
Attribute Definition
Softshell clam (Mya arenaria). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelO_QUAHOG
Attribute Definition
Ocean quahog (also known as mahogany quahog): (Arctica islandica). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelN_QUAHOG
Attribute Definition
Northern quahog (also known as hard clam): (Mercenaria mercenaria). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelA_OYSTER
Attribute Definition
American oyster (also known as Eastern oyster): (Crassostrea virginica). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelE_OYSTER
Attribute Definition
European oyster (also known as flat oyster):(Ostrea edulis). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelC_WHELKS
Attribute Definition
Includes dogwinkle (Thais lapillus), Stimpson's whelk (Colus stimpsoni), Ten-ridged whelk (Neptunea decemcostata), and Waved whelk (Buccinum undatum). If field contains a zero, the species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", the species are included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelC_SNAILS
Attribute Definition
Includes moon snail (Lunatia heros). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelCONCHS
Attribute Definition
Includes Muricidae and Buccinidae species. If field contains a zero, these species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", these species are included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelW_WHELK
Attribute Definition
Waved whelk (Buccinum undatum). If field contains a zero, the species isn't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", species is included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelALL_CLAMS
Attribute Definition
Includes softshell clams (Mya arenaria), surf clam (Spisula solidissima), Atlantic razor clam (Ensis directus), northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria). If field contains a zero, these species aren't included in the polygon: if field contains a "1", these species are included in the polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelEXCE_ALLOW
Attribute Definition
Provides additional information regarding the exception species or conditions imposed on harvest.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelTYPE
Attribute Definition
"B"=banned species in polygon: "E" = species excepted for harvest in polygon.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelTOXIN
Attribute Definition
Indicates the possible type of shellfish poisoning that may result from ingesting shellfish with a specific toxin: PSP"=paralytic shellfish poisoning; "ASP"=amnesic shellfish poisoning; "DSP"=diarrheic shellfish poisoning: "Tetramine"=tetramine poisoning.
Attribute Definition SourceOriginator

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.area

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.len