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                                      MAPS SHOWING GEOLOGY, OIL AND GAS FIELDS, AND

                                                    GEOLOGIC PROVINCES OF THE ARCTIC

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Publication_Date: 2003
Title:
MAPS SHOWING GEOLOGY, OIL AND GAS FIELDS, AND GEOLOGIC PROVINCES OF THE ARCTIC
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report
Issue_Identification: OFR 97-470J
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Denver, Colorado
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Central Energy Resources Team
Online_Linkage: http://geology.cr.usgs.gov/energy/WorldEnergy/DDS-60
Other_Citation_Details:
Description:
Abstract:

         The MAPS SHOWING GEOLOGY, OIL AND GAS FIELDS, AND GEOLOGIC PROVINCES OF THE ARCTIC
         contain GIS data sets designed originally in ESRI's ARC/INFO ver. 8.0.1 system. This digitally compiled maps include geology,
         oil and gas field centerpoints, and geologic provinces of the Arctic (North Pole area encircled by 640 N Latitude). This digital
         compilation is an interim product of the U.S. Geological Survey's World Energy Project (WEP) and part of a series published
         on CD-ROMs. The goal of the WEP is to assess the undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources of the world.
         Results of this assessment were reported in the year 2000 (see USGS DDS-60).
On this CD-ROM there are several data sets subdivided into directories:
1. ArcInfo coverages and export files:
  1.1. COVER_ST - coverages in Polar Stereographic projection (main data sets)
  1.2. COVER_G - coverages in geographic coordinates (with line and point topology only)
  1.3  EXPORT - ArcInfo Export (.e00) and Ungenerate (.gen) files in Polar Stereographic projection
                           supplemented by comma delimited file for geology polygon attributes.
2. ArcView 3.2 shape files:
  2.1. SHAPE - all the shape files and corresponding data files in Polar Stereographic projection.
  ArcView project GEO_STR.APR uses these shape files and coverages in COVER_ST directory.
  ArcView project  GEO_BATH.APR uses onshore portion of these shape files and coverages.
  ArcExplorer project file ARC_GEO.AEP uses coverages..
  2.2. GEO_AV30.apr - identical ArcView project for Macintosh and ArcView 3.0 users.
3. ArcGIS 8.2 data in directory AMap_8:
 3.2. Arctic_g.mxd - ArcMap 8.2 data set based on ArcView 3.2 shape files and coverages in COVER_ST
        directory.
 3.3. *.lyr - ArcMap 8.2 layer files.
 3.4. Arctic_g.pmf - ArcReader file compiled by ArcGIS 8.2 Publisher.
These three major GIS data sets are supplemented by directories:
  1. PLOT - final printable maps in Adobe PDF format
  2. avl_avp - legend and pattern files for ArcView.
Purpose:
The data provide government, geologic community, consultants, and the general public with the  geological
basis for small scale natural resource surveys, exploration, and analysis.
Supplemental_Information:
There are several files in the root directory of the CD-ROM:

1. GEO_STR.apr - ArcView 3.2 Project file. This file is ready to use with ArcView 3.2 software. The file points to source
ArcInfo coverages in workspace \cover_st and some of the shape files. This project file depicts geology, latitude/longitude
graticule, USGS geologic provinces, centerpoints of oil and gas fields, rivers, lakes, and country boundaries.
2. GEO_BATH.apr - ArcView 3.2 Project file. This file shows onshore geology and bathymetry based on shape files
 in the SHAPE directory.
3. ARC_GEO.aep - ArcExplorer 1.1 Project file. This file can be viewed with ESRI's freeware program, ArcExplorer1.1.
 The file points to source coverages in workspace \cover_st. This project file depicts the same data as the ArcView project.
 ESRI's ArcExplorer 1.1 can be installed from this CD-ROM, or it can be downloaded FREE from the ESRI home
 page <http://www.esri.com>
4. GEO_GEOG.apr - sample ArcView 3.2 Project file (ESRI). This is the sample on how to use ArcInfo coverages
without polygon topology in geographic coordinates with ArcView.
5. Several files for CD AutoRun feature
6. Read_me.htm - The CD readme file containing general information about the CD and its use.
7. arc_copy.exe - program to copy selected data sets to user's Hard Drive.
Other supplemental directories are:
6. "PLOT" directory contains final maps in ADOBE PDF format ready to plot or view. It can be used in case
of lack of ArcView software to plot final paper maps.
7. METADATA
  Contains metadata in FGDC HTML format. A "project" and several "layer" metadata descriptions are given.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2003
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -178.825087
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 178.927956
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 89.999989
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 53.791686
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: geology
Theme_Keyword: geologic map
Theme_Keyword: geologic age
Theme_Keyword: bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: oil
Theme_Keyword: gas
Theme_Keyword: ArcView
Theme_Keyword: ArcInfo
Theme_Keyword: digital geologic map
Theme_Keyword: U.S. Geological Survey
Theme_Keyword: Earth Science
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Arctic
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Coverages covering shoreline, rivers and lakes, and country boundaries contain intellectual property of Environmental Systems
Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), and are used with their permission. Coverages covering oil and gas fields centerpoints contain
intellectual property of IHS Energy Group (Petroconsultants), and are used with their permission. End users are permitted to use
these data sets for their own internal use, including derivative work, but are prohibited from redistributing these data individually
or in a derivative work to third parties.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Dr. Thomas Ahlbrandt
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey, Central Energy Resource Team
Contact_Position: Project Chief
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
Denver Federal Center, MS 939 P.O.Box 25046
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-5776
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-236-8822
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ahlbrandt@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 - 5 MST
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: arc_geos.pdf
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Adobe Acrobat 5.0 format
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: PDF
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: arc_bats.pdf
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Adobe Acrobat 5.0 format
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: PDF
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: arc_geo.aep
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: ESRI's ArcExplorer
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: ArcExplorer project file
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: arctic_g.pmf
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: ESRI's ArcReader
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: PMF
Data_Set_Credit:
          General guidance - Gregory Ulmishek
Digital Geologic Map Compilation in Arc/Info - Feliks Persits
Legend design -Feliks Persits and Gregory Ulmishek
Geologic Attribution - Feliks Persits
Implementation of Metadata- Feliks Persits
Arcview and ArcExplorer projects - Feliks Persits
Map design and verification - Feliks Persits and Gregory Ulmishek
CD-ROM implementation - Feliks Persits
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
          Windows 2000 Version 5.0.2195 (Build 2195) Service Pack 3;
UNIX Workstation SUNW, Ultra-Enterprise, Sparc SUN4u with SUNOS UNIX Release 5.6,
ESRI ArcInfo 8.0.1
ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 8.2
ESRI ArcView 3.2
ESRI ArcExplorer 2.0

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Overall accuracy is based on accuracy of general geology coverage. Because all the attributes are of character type, only
correctness of polygon labeling can be provided (see below).
 1. Attribute items "AGE_OR", "LI_TYPE"  are abstracted from fill colors and patterns of source map denoting geologic
     age. Offshore and onshore units are attributed separately and can be displayed selectively  by "POS" item.
 2. Rigorous verification and comparison of geologic attributes with other paper and digital maps were carried out on
     Canadian and Alaskan parts of the map.
 3. Standard verification of attribute reliability was performed with the Arc/Info command LABELERRORS to find polygons
   without assigned character value or with more than one value. A comparison between color plot and original paper map
   was carried out by on-screen visual examination. The coverages were superimposed on a registered and rectified gray-scale
   scanned image of the original map and inspected. All evident errors detected in attributes were corrected.
 4. Two attribute items have been added:  ERROR and CHECK. The first stands for evident error on original paper map,
   the second one - geologic attribute was assigned with level of uncertainty (color and pattern do not coincide).
Quantitative_Attribute_Accuracy_Assessment:
Attribute_Accuracy_Value: good
Attribute_Accuracy_Explanation:
This is a deductive estimate based on a polygon overlay of a coverage plot and the original materials.
Checks by both the compiler and independent reviewers identified labeling and classification errors which were
corrected. Any remaining errors are most likely a result of misinterpretation of source data.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
The data set originated from a collection of ARC/INFO coverages that were topologically consistent. The fuzzy tolerance was
consistent through each processing step (200 m or 0.002 degree). Based on this fuzzy tolerance value, all undershoots and
overshoots were detected and deleted. Execution of Arc/Info CLEAN command indicated the original coverage is topologically clean.
Duplicate lines, overshoots and undershoots, if any, were corrected. All polygons are closed and labeled. Polygons at the edge of the
map are closed with a map outer polygon.
Completeness_Report:
           All unique geologic age subdivisions (104 values) plus eight (8) lithologic subdivisions from the original geologic map were
           reproduced in ArcInfo coverage.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The scanned gray-scale image of original paper map was transformed to Polar Stereographic projection by polynomial
transformation of second order with RMS error not more than 2500 m (0.37 mm in original paper map). That was the first
step. The second step was a piece-wise rubber sheeting transformation of the image using ESRI's shoreline as a reference.
There are three main considerations to assess overall positional accuracy:
1. Thickness of a shoreline on the image varies from 2500 to 4500 meters.  Therefore maximum shift of a line in a coverage
from centerline of  its copy on image should not exceed 1250-2250 m.  Since shoreline has been used to georeference
image, this value affects overall accuracy.
2. Shoreline has been digitized from the original geologic map and based on data from General Bathymetric Map of Ocean
(1983 data).  ESRI shoreline is based on the Digital Chart of the World (1992-1996 data) and is more detailed and
updated. Because of these different compilations there was mismatch in large scale patterns of two shorelines with good
general match.
3. Overall accuracy is estimated by measuring distance between these two shoreline versions at randomly chosen locations.
The RMS error is 2450 m (0.36 mm of original paper map) with maximum mismatch of 6.5 km. This mismatch
does not include areas where newer ESRI shoreline reveals new details. The final georeferenced image was used
as a backdrop in ARCEDIT digitizing.
Quantitative_Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Value: 2.45 km
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation:
Overall relative position error was estimated by comparing a randomly selected set of locations on the ESRI
shoreline coverage to the shoreline on the final geology coverage. RMS error is 2.45 km (0.36 mm of the original
paper map).
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Geological Survey of Canada
Publication_Date: 1989
Title: Circumpolar Geologic Map of the Arctic, Map 1765 A
Edition: 1989
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Geological Survey of Canada
Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada
Source_Scale_Denominator: 6,000,000
Type_of_Source_Media: paper
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Times:
Calendar_Date: 1989
Source_Currentness_Reference: date of publication
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Original paper map
Source_Contribution:
Paper map sheet was used as the source for the ARC/INFO geology coverage arc_geotf.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: IHS Energy Group (Petroconsultants).
Publication_Date: 2001
Title: Probe 4.0 World Oil and Gas Database
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Englewood, Colorado, USA (this version)
Publisher: Petroleum Information/Dwights LLC d/b/a/IHS Energy Group
Other_Citation_Details:
World oil and gas field centerpoints were clipped by Arctic geology coverage.
All the attributes except standard ArcView items were deleted.
Type_of_Source_Media: Installed Enterprise Database
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2001
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Centerpoints of oil and gas fields
Source_Contribution:
Centerpoints of oil and gas fields were converted to ArcInfo coverage, reprojected to Polar Stereographic
projection, and clipped by extent of geology coverage.  All the attributes except standard GIS items were deleted.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: International Oceanographic Commission (IOC), U.S. National Oceanic and
                   Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Publication_Date: 2001
Title: International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO)
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector data set
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification: IBCAO Version 1.0 created 2001-07-11
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Internet
Publisher: U.S. National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
Online_Linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/arctic/arctic.html
Other_Citation_Details:
This project is result of efforts of eleven institutions in eight countries: Canada, Denmark, Germany,
Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA
Source_Scale_Denominator: 6000000
Type_of_Source_Media: Internet
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20010711
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: bathymetric contours
Source_Contribution:
The external source of bathymetric data in ArcView shape file format
bath_str.shp
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Geological Survey of Canada
Publication_Date: 1996
Title: Geological Map of Canada, map D1860A (CD-ROM)
Edition: 1996
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Canada
Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada
Source_Scale_Denominator: 5,000,000
Type_of_Source_Media: CD-ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Times:
Calendar_Date: 1996
Source_Currentness_Reference: date of publication
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: reference source geologic coverage
Source_Contribution:
Geologic Map of Canada used as reference source  in verification and correction geologic attributes of  Arctic
geology ARC/INFO coverage.
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: ESRI
Publication_Date: 1992-1996
Title: ArcWorld 1:3 million geographic data set.
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name: ArcWorld
Issue_Identification: ArcWorld 1:3M, ArcWorld Supplement
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Redlands, CA, USA
Publisher: ESRI
Other_Citation_Details:
There are many informational layers in this data set.
Coordinates are latitude and longitude in decimal degrees.
Source_Scale_Denominator: 3000000
Type_of_Source_Media: CD-ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1992-1996
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Shoreline, rivers and country boundaries
Source_Contribution:
The external reference source for image georeferencing in ARC/INFO.
shore_st - shorelines
riv_str - river and lakes
ctry_str - country boundaries
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Scan original paper map on a large format scanner in gray-scale mode.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Paper map
Process_Date: January, 2002
Process_Time:
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Gray-scale image
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-236-8822
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 - 5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Gray-scale image was transformed to Polar Stereographic projection by second order polynomial
transformation using latitude-longitude crosses (ArcInfo GRIDWARP and ADJUST utilities).
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Georeferenced gray-scale image
Process_Date: 2002
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Georeferenced gray-scale image
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-236-8822
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 - 5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Georeferenced image was processed by a number of piece-wise rubber sheeting transformations
using ESRI shoreline as a reference (ArcInfo ADJUST utility).
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Georeferenced and adjusted gray-scale image
Process_Date: 2002
Process_Time:
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Final gray-scale image of original paper map
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-236-8822
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 - 5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Digitization of geologic line and polygon features to create ArcInfo coverage
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Final gray-scale image of original paper map
Process_Date: 2002-2003
Process_Time:
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Digitized ArcInfo coverage
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Geologic age, lithology attributes and line geologic features were assigned to ArcInfo coverage
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Digitized ArcInfo coverage
Process_Date: 2002-2003
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Attributed ArcInfo coverage
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Digital Geological Map of Canada in ArcInfo Export format (.e00) was transformed to
Polar Stereographic projection, merged from adjacent pieces into single coverage and clipped
using  Arctic geology ArcInfo coverage.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Source Geologic map of Canada
Process_Date: 2002
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation:
Projected, combined and clipped geologic map of Canada ArcInfo coverage
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Geologic age attributes of  projected, combined and clipped geologic map
of Canada ArcInfo coverage (more than 600 unique values) were converted to
corresponding age values of Circumpolar Geologic Map of the Arctic.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Projected and clipped geologic map of Canada coverage
Process_Date: 2002
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation:
 Geologic map of Canada coverage with converted age attributes
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Verification and correction of geologic attributes for Circumpolar Geologic
map of the Arctic coverage by using  Geologic map of Canada coverage with
converted age attribute as backdrop in ArcInfo ArcEdit 8.0.1
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation:  Attributed ArcInfo coverage
Process_Date: end of 2002 - 2003
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: Corrected ArcInfo coverage
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 303-236-8822
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8 - 5 MST
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
ArcView shape files for onshore geology and line features were created from
corrected ArcInfo coverage using "POS" item.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Corrected ArcInfo coverage
Process_Date: 2003
Process_Time:
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation:
ArcView shape files for onshore data.
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Feliks Persits
Contact_Position: GIS Contractor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 939
City: Denver
State_or_Province: Colorado
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-236-3612
Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone:
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone:
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: fpersits@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8-5 MST

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: 11000

Spatial_Reference_Information:
       Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
                    Planar:
                    Map_Projection:
                    Map_Projection_Name: Stereographic_North_Pole
                    Planar_Coordinate_Information:
                    Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
                               Coordinate_Representation:
                               Abscissa_Resolution: 0.008192
                               Ordinate_Resolution: 0.008192
                               Planar_Distance_Units: meters
                    Geographic:
                              Latitude_Resolution: 0.001
                              Longitude_Resolution: 0.001
                              Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
                    Geodetic_Model:
                              Horizontal_Datum_Name: Clarke 1866
                              Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
                              Semi-major_Axis: 6378206
                              Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 0.996609


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:
ArcInfo coverage /cover_st/"arc_geotf"
 ArcView shape file /shape/"arc_geos.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition:  Arctic Geology (polygon features)
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S.Geological Survey
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:
ArcView shape file /shape/"linefs.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition: Line geologic  features
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:
ArcInfo coverage /cover_st/"wep_prvs"
 ArcView shape file /shape/"wep_prvs.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition: Geologic Province
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S.Geological Survey
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ArcInfo coverage /cover_st/"fld_str"
Entity_Type_Definition: Centerpoint of oil/gas field
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: IHS Energy Group (Petroconsultants)
Detailed_Description:
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Entity_Type_Label:
ArcView shape file /shape/"bath_str.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition: Bathymetric contours
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: International Oceanographic Commission (IOC),
                                                    U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:
ArcInfo coverage /cover_st/"stry_str"
Entity_Type_Definition: Country boundary
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: ESRI
Detailed_Description:
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Entity_Type_Label:
ArcView shape file /shape/"geo_onn.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition: Onshore polygon geologic features
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S.Geological Survey
Detailed_Description:
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Entity_Type_Label:
ArcView shape file /shape/"flt_onn.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition:  Onshore line geologic features
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S.Geological Survey
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label:
ArcInfo coverage /cov_geo/"ltlg_str"
 ArcView shape file /shape/"ltlg_str.shp"
Entity_Type_Definition: Latitude-Longitude Grid
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: ESRI

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:

U.S. Geological Survey, Central Energy Resources Team
Contact_Person: Christa Lopez
Contact_Position: Team Secretary
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address:
U.S.Geological Survey, Box 25046 MS 939 Building 25 Denver Federal Center
City: Denver
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80225
Country: U.S.A.
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303.236.1647
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: eteamdisks@usgs.gov
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Resource_Description:
Distribution_Liability:
            This publication was prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the
            United  States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employee, makes any warranty,
            expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or
            usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this report, or represent that
            its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product,
            process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessary constitute
            or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United  States Government or any agency
            thereof.
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ArcInfo coverage, ArcView shape file, ARC/INFO Export format,
 ARC/INFO Generate format ASCII file, formatted for text attributes
Digital_Transfer_Option:
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Offline_Media: CD-ROM
Recording_Format: Joliet
Compatibility_Information:
Joliet format allows the CD-ROM to be read by most computer operating systems.
Fees: none
Ordering_Instructions:
To order CD-ROM contact USGS Earth Science Information Center 1-888-ASK-USGS

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20010327
Metadata_Contact:
              Contact_Information:

                         Contact_Organization_Primary:
                                    Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
                                    Contact_Person: David A. Ferderer
                                    Contact_Position: Data library manager, Central Energy Resources Team
                         Contact_Address:
                                    Address_Type:mailing and physical address
                                   Address: U.S. Geological Survey, MS 939 Box 25046 Denver Federal Center
                                   City: .Denver
                                   State_or_Province: CO.
                                   Postal_Code: 80225-0046
                                   Contact_Voice_Telephone: (303) 236-3611
                                   Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (303) 236-8822
                                   Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dferdere@usgs.gov
                                   Hours_of_Service: 8 am. to 4 pm. MST
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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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