County Geologic Atlas Program

Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B

CWIBRUNC metadata

Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines  - Metadata Entry Template

Version 1.0.4 - July 1, 1997

A State Version of the FGDC Content Standards for Geospatial Metadata

Description of data that was created for The Rice County Geologic Atlas
by DNR Waters
County Geologic Atlas and Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment Program

Data Set Name: CWIBRUNC

Metadata Entered By: Randy McGregor

Date: 6/10/98

Section 1 Identification Information
Originator Moira Campion
Minnesota Clearinghouse ID  
Abstract Wells from County Well Index which draw water from bedrock, unconfined aquifers
Purpose County Geologic Atlas Program: Atlas C-9 Part B, Plate 7 Water Table Hydrogeology
Time Period of Content Date 1993 - 1997
Currentness Reference  
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency None planned
Spatial Extent of Data Rice County, Minnesota
West Bounding Coordinate 475,576  
East Bounding Coordinate 494,643  
North Bounding Coordinate 4,924,174  
South Bounding Coordinate 4,895,190  
Place Keywords Rice County, Minnesota
Theme Keywords Bedrock, Unconfined, Wells, CWI
Theme Keyword Thesaurus  
Access Constrain None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Moira Campion
Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Contact Person Position Hydrogeologist
Contact Address 500 Lafayette Road
Contact City St. Paul
Contact State or Province Minnesota
Contact Postal Code 55155 - 4032
Contact Voice Phone (651) 259-5661
Contact Fax Phone (651) 296-0445
Contact E-mail Address
Browse Graphic File Name  
Browse Graphic File Description  
Associated Data Sets Atlas C-9 Part A, produced by the Minnesota Geologic Survey

Section 2 Data Quality Information
Attribute Accuracy  
Logical Consistency Data are topologically correct using ARC/INFO 7.1.1.
Completeness Complete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy N.A.
Vertical Positional Accuracy N.A.
Lineage Selected CWI wells in eastern Rice County where static water elevation is less than the elevation at the top of the aquifer.
Source Scale Denominator 100,000

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information
Native Data Set Environment ARC/INFO
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data UTM Coordinates
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Point
Tiling Scheme Rice County

Section 4 Spatial Reference Information
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS 1980
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units N.A.
Altitude Datum N.A.
Altitude Units N.A.
Depth Datum N.A.
Depth Units N.A.
Cell Width N.A.
Cell Height N.A.
If UTM  
UTM Zone Number 15
Coordinate Offsets or Adjustments None
Distance Resolution  

Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information
Entity and Attribute Overview  
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation  
Table Name Field Name Begin Column Definition Valid Values Description 
cwibrunc.pat         Point Attribute Table
  seq# 17 6,6,i   ?
  uniq# 23 6,6,c   Unique well number
  county_code 31 2,2,i   County code
  township 33 3,3,i   Township
  range 36 2,2,i   Range
  section 38 2,2,i   Section 
  subsection 40 6,6,c   Subsection
  elev 46 4,4,i   Surface elevation
  aquifer_code 50 44,c   Aquifer code
  swel_hist 54 4,4,n,0   Historic static water elevation
  swel_692 62 8,8,n,2   Static water elevation June 1992
  swel_1092 70 8,8,n,2   Static water elevation October 1992
  swel_593 78 8,8,n,2   Static water elevation May 1993
  cation_lab 86 4,4,c   Lab performing cation analysis
  anion_lab 90 6,6,c   Lab performing anion analysis
  tritium_lab 96 16,16,c   Lab performing tritium analysis
  tritium(tu) 112 5,5,c   Tritium in tritium units
  tritium_error 117 4,4,c   Error reported by lab
  c14 121 8,8,n,3   Carbon 14 concentration
  c14_error 129 8,8,n,3   Error reported by lab
  del_c13 137 8,8,n,3   Delta carbon 13 reported by lab
  c14_age(ybp) 145 6,6,c   Estimated age in years before present
  stable_iso_lab 151 16,16,c   Lab performing stable isotope analysis
  stable_o18 167 8,8,n,2   Oxygen 18 concentration reported as delta 018
  stable_h2 175 8,8,n,2   Hydrogen 2 concentration reported as delta deuterium
  age_ybp 187 9,9,c   age_ybp

Section 6 Distribution Information
Publisher Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Publication Date 1997
Online Linkage  
Distributor Contact Person  
Distributor Organization Minnesota Department Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Distributor Position  
Distributor Address 500 Lafayette Rd.
Distributor City St. Paul
Distributor State or Province MN
Distributor Postal Code 55155
Distributor Voice Phone (651) 296 - 4800
Distributor Fax Phone (651) 296 - 0445
E-mail Address
Distributor's Data Set Identifier   
Distribution Liability This map was prepared from publicly available information only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the factual data on which this map is based. However, the Department of Natural Resources does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or any implied uses of these data. Users may wish to verify critical information; sources include both the references here and information on file in the offices of the Minnesota Geological Survey and the Department of Natural Resources. Every effort has been made to ensure the interpretation shown conforms to sound geologic and cartographic principles. This map should not be used to establish legal title, boundaries, or locations of improvements.
Transfer Format Name ARC/INFO, ArcExport, INFO
Transfer Format Version Number 7.1.1
Transfer Size  
Ordering Instructions Downloadable data and data descriptions are accessible through Rice County Geologic Atlas, Part B: Metadata for GIS and Digital Data

Section 7 Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date December 1998
Metadata Contact Person  
Metadata Contact Organization Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Waters
Metadata Contact Position  
Metadata Contact Address 500 Lafayette Road
Metadata Contact City St. Paul
Metadata Contact State or Province MN
Metadata Contact Postal Code 55155 - 4032
Metadata Contact Voice Phone (651) 296 - 4800
Metadata Contact Fax Phone (651) 296 - 0445
Metadata Contact
E-mail Address
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.0.4
Metadata Standard Online Linkage