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Congress 2011

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Summary

Published as a Maine GIS dataset to provide a digital copy of Maine's newly apportioned electoral districts to all Maine GIS users

Description

Dataset contains US Congressional Districts for Maine as per LD1590, 125th legislature, enacted 9-28-2011

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.

Extent

West  -71.166757    East  -66.781750
North  47.460074    South  42.909625

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

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

*Content type  Downloadable Data


Citation 

Title Congress 2011


Presentation formats* digital map


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Individual's name GIS Manager
Organization's name Maine Office of GIS
Contact's position GIS Manager
Contact's role  originator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type both
Delivery point SHS 145, 51 Commerce Dr.
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333-0145
e-mail addressoit.customer-support@maine.gov



Resource Details 

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


Status  completed
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.Cngrss11
*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 -71.166757
*East longitude -66.781750
*North latitude 47.460074
*South latitude 42.909625
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude 336630.281200
*East longitude 667255.187400
*South latitude 4752815.499700
*North latitude 5256292.500000
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  not planned


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.

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.Cngrss11
*Object type  composite
*Object count 2



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name GISVIEW.MEGIS.Cngrss11
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Polygon
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 2
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing FALSE



Distribution 

Distributor
Contact information
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  distributor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday




Fields 

Details for object GISVIEW.MEGIS.Cngrss11 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 2
Definition
Congressional Districts for Maine 2011
Definition source
MEGIS


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




Field District
 
*Alias District
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
District Number
Description source
MEGIS
List of values
Value 1
Description District 1
Enumerated domain value definition source Maine State Legislature


Value 2
Description District 2
Enumerated domain value definition source Maine State Legislature




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






Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview The First District consists of the counties of Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and York and the following municipalities within Kennebec County: Augusta, Chelsea, China, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Manchester, Pittston, Readfield, Vassalboro, Waterville, Windsor, Winslow and Winthrop. The Second District consists of the counties of Androscoggin, Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo and Washington and the following municipalities and areas within Kennebec County: Albion, Belgrade, Benton, Clinton, Fayette, Gardiner, Litchfield, Monmouth, Mount Vernon, Oakland, Randolph, Rome, Sidney, Vienna, Wayne, West Gardiner and Unity Township.


Entity and Attribute Detail Citation LD1590, 125th legislature, enacted 9-28-2011




Metadata Details 

*Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
*Metadata character set  8859part1 - Latin alphabet No. 1


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


*Last update 2013-11-26


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


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2011-10-12 09:31:10
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2013-11-26 10:28:41


Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2013-11-26 10:26:50


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Metadata Maintenance 

Maintenance
Update frequency  not planned


Thumbnail and Enclosures 

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Identification 

Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS)
Publication Date2011-10-11
Publication TimeUnknown
Title
Congress 2011
Geospatial Data Presentation Formvector digital data
Online Linkagehttp://www.maine.gov/megis/catalog/

Description
Abstract
                            Dataset contains US Congressional Districts for Maine as per LD1590, 125th legislature, enacted 9-28-2011
                          
Purpose
                            Published as a Maine GIS dataset to provide a digital copy of Maine's newly apportioned electoral districts to all Maine GIS users
                          
Supplemental Information
                            For additional information on Maine electoral districts see the website of the Maine Department of Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections, and Commissions, http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/
                          
Time Period of Content
Time Period Information
Single Date/Time
Calendar Date2011-10-05
Currentness Reference
                            publication date
                          
Status
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyNone planned

Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate -71.166757
East Bounding Coordinate -66.845261
North Bounding Coordinate 47.460074
South Bounding Coordinate 42.968343

Keywords
Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusISO Keyword Thesaurus
Theme Keywordboundaries
Theme Keywordsociety

Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusMaine GIS Thesaurus-Theme
Theme Keywordstate
Theme KeywordCongressional District
Theme KeywordCongress

Place
Place Keyword ThesaurusMaine GIS Keyword Thesaurus - Place
Place KeywordMaine

Stratum
Stratum Keyword ThesaurusGCMD Parameter Keyword
Stratum Keywordhuman dimensions

Access Constraints
                        none
                      
Use Constraints
                        Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials.
                      
Point of Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Data Set Credit
                        Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.
                      
Native Data Set Environment
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.4000

Data Quality 

Attribute Accuracy
Attribute Accuracy Report
                            Attribute accuracy is expected to be very good
                          
Logical Consistency Report
                        Spatial topology meets "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", June 2002
                      
Completeness Report
                        Data set is complete.
                      
Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
                                Approximate horizontal accuracy is 12 meters plus or minus 40 feet, assuming source data meets National Map Accuracy Standards.
                              
Quantitative Horizontal Positional Accuracy Assessment
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Value12
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Explanation
                                    Horizontal positional accuracy for this digital data is tested by visual comparison to the source with hard copy plots.
                                  
Lineage
Source Information
Source Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorMaine Office of GIS
Publication Date2011-03-30
Title
Metwp24
Geospatial Data Presentation Formvector digital data
Online Linkagehttp://www.maine.gov/megis/catalog/

Source Scale Denominator24000
Type of Source Mediavector data
Source Time Period of Content
Source Currentness Reference
publication date
Source Citation Abbreviation
Metwp24
Source Contribution
                                Maine Township Boundaries 1:24000
                              
Process Step
Process Description
                                A select query on the MEGIS dataset Metwp24 was implemented in order to select out the municipal polygons according to the newly adopted Congressional districts.  A field was added named District and populated for District 1 and 2.

These features were further selected out to contain only land features, leaving out the water and the 3-mile limit as it exists in the Metwp24 dataset along the coastal area. This remaining data was dissolved using the district field to create the two Congressional Districts polygons.
                              
Source Used Citation Abbreviation
Metwp24
Process Date2011-10-04


Process Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of GIS
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station #174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207-624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207-287-3842

Process Step
Process Description
                                Metadata imported.
                              
Source Used Citation Abbreviation
U:\crypt83\metadata\fgdc\Congress_2011.xml
Process Date2011-10-12
Process Time09:31:10


Cloud Cover0


Spatial Reference 

Horizontal Coordinate System Definition
Planar
Planar Coordinate Information
Planar Coordinate Encoding Methodcoordinate pair
Coordinate Representation
Abscissa Resolution0.000070
Ordinate Resolution0.000070
Planar Distance Unitsmeters

Geodetic Model
Horizontal Datum NameNorth American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid NameGeodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major Axis6378137.000000
Denominator of Flattening Ratio298.257222

Vertical Coordinate System Definition
Altitude System Definition
Altitude Resolution1.000000
Altitude Encoding MethodExplicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type Label Congress_2011
Entity Type Definition
Congressional Districts for Maine 2011
Entity Type Definition SourceMEGIS

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

Attribute
Attribute LabelDistrict
Attribute Definition
District Number
Attribute Definition SourceMEGIS
Attribute Domain Values
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain Value1
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
District 1
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
Maine State Legislature
Enumerated Domain
Enumerated Domain Value2
Enumerated Domain Value Definition
District 2
Enumerated Domain Value Definition Source
Maine State Legislature

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.area

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape.len

Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview
                            The First District consists of the counties of Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and York and the following municipalities within Kennebec County: Augusta, Chelsea, China, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Manchester, Pittston, Readfield, Vassalboro, Waterville, Windsor, Winslow and Winthrop.

The Second District consists of the counties of Androscoggin, Aroostook, Franklin, Hancock, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo and Washington and the following municipalities and areas within Kennebec County: Albion, Belgrade, Benton, Clinton, Fayette, Gardiner, Litchfield, Monmouth, Mount Vernon, Oakland, Randolph, Rome, Sidney, Vienna, Wayne, West Gardiner and Unity Township.
                          
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation
                            LD1590, 125th legislature, enacted 9-28-2011
                          

Distribution Information 1 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Resource DescriptionDownloadable Data
Distribution Liability
                        Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, no warranty expressed or implied is made by MEGIS regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Neither the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, nor any of its contributors, is liable for misuse of the data, for damage, for transmission of viruses, or for computer contamination through the distribution of these data sets.
                      
Standard Order Process
Digital Form
Digital Transfer Information
Format NameESRI Shapefile
Format Version NumberARC Version 9.x
Format Specification
ArcGIS Shapefile Format
Format Information Content
MEGIS has all vector layers in the Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog available in ESRI's ArcGIS shapefile format. A shapefile is a simple non-topological format that stores the geometry and attribute information for a set of geographic features as a set of vector (point, line, polygon) coordinates. Shapefiles draw quickly and directly in ArcView, ArcGIS, ArcExplorer. Shapefiles are a compatible data type for many other types of GIS software. Three files are fundamental to each shapefile: .shp stores the feature geometry (shape and location information); .shx stores the index of the feature geometry; .dbf a dBASE (TM) file stores the attribute information for the features. Other index files may be created to help speed analysis and query: these file formats are .sbn .sbx .ain .aix .fbn and .fbx. In addition you may find projection .prj, and metadata .xml, files associated with shapefiles.
File Decompression TechniqueData available from this website is in .zip compressed format. WinZip is a Windows based, PKZip-compatible compression utility. You will need a program like this to extract the data.
Transfer Size0.000

Digital Transfer Option
Online Option
Computer Contact Information
Network Address
Network Resource Namehttp://megis.maine.gov/catalog/

Access Instructions
                                        If you are not already a GIS user, free software for viewing these files is available from Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) - www.esri.com
                                      
FeesData may be downloaded from Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog at no charge.
TurnaroundData is available for immediate download from the Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog.


Available Time Period
Time Period Information
Range of Dates/Times
Beginning Date1997-01-01
Beginning Timeunknown
Ending DatePresent
Ending Timeunknown


Distribution Information 2 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone(207) 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone(207) 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Resource DescriptionDownloadable Data
Distribution Liability
                        Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes.
                      
Standard Order Process
Digital Form
Digital Transfer Information
Format NameARCSDE
Format Version NumberArcSDE 9.x
Format Information Content
Oracle 9i
Transfer Size0.000

Digital Transfer Option
Online Option
Access Instructions
                                        Please contact the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) for access instructions.
                                      
FeesAccess is available through Maine's wide area network; WAN users may contact the Maine Office of Information Technology, Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS) for a login.


Metadata Reference 

Metadata Date2011-10-11
Metadata Review Date2011-10-11
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonREQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Contact Electronic Mail AddressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Metadata Standard NameFGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard VersionFGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Time Conventionlocal time


Metadata Access Constraintsnone
Metadata Use Constraints
none