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Identification Information
Title: AK Hydro Glaciers in Southwest Alaska
Originator: Mike Plivelich, University of Alaska Southeast, AK Hydro Technical Steward
Publication Date: 20020101
Website URL: http://seakgis.alaska.edu/data/SWAKHydro_Snapshot.zip
Resource(Server) URL: http://seakgis03.alaska.edu/rest/services/AK_Hydro/SWAKHydro_Glaciers/MapServer
Abstract: The Randolph Glacier Inventory (RGI) is a globally complete inventory of glacier outlines. It is supplemental to the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space initiative (GLIMS).
Purpose: The dataset was derived from the features contained in the Randolph Glacier Inventory v3.2.
Progress: Completed
Frequency: Not planned
Time Period of Content
Date Range
Begin Date: 20140320
End Date: 20140320
Currentness: ground condition
West Bounding Longitude: -180.000000
East Bounding Longitude: 180.000000
North Bounding Latitude: 61.038523
South Bounding Latitude: 51.801998
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Point of Contact
Organization: University of Alaska Southeast
Person: Mike Plivelich
Contact Position: AK Hydro Technical Steward
Address Type: mailing and physical
Address: 11120 Glacier Highway
City: Juneau
State: Alaska
Postal Code: 99801
Telephone: 616.920.7265
Email: mtplivelich@uas.alaska.edu
Browse Graphic
Browse Graphic URL: http://seakgis.alaska.edu/data/thumbnails/SW_Glacier_PL.jpg
Browse Graphic Caption: Regional overview of the dataset
Browse Graphic Type: JPEG
Constraints
Access: None
Use: None. 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. Acknowledgement of creators would be appreciated. Although these data have been processed successfully, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data to evaluate data set limitations, restrictions or intended use. The creators and distributers of the dataset shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.
Security Classification System: None
Security Classification Name: Unclassified
Security Handling Description: None
Theme Keywords
Theme Reference: GCMD
Theme Topics: glacier, ice, Alaska, ice fields, Cryosphere, Southwest Alaska, Ice Sheet, climate change, Glaciers, RGI, Randolph Glacier Inventory, Glacier_PL, AK Hydro
Keywords
Theme Reference: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keywords: inlandWaters
Place Keyword Thesaurus: None
Place Keyword: Alaska, Southwest Alaska
Data Quality Information
Logical Consistency Report: None
Completeness Report: Glaciers for areas outside the Tongass National Forest have not been delineated. The dataset is incomplete.
Processing Steps
Step 1 Process Description: copied from Randolph Glacier Index v3.2 for Alaska.
Step 1 Process Date: 20140321
Spatial Reference Information
Geodetic Model
Horizontal Datum Name: D North American 1983
Ellipsoid Name: GRS 1980
Semi-major Axis: 6378137.0
Denominator of Flattening Ratio: 298.257222101
Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Creation Date: 20150106
Organization: University of Alaska Southeast
Person: Mike Plivelich
Contact Position: AK Hydro Technical Steward
Address Type: mailing and physical
Address: 11120 Glacier Highway
City: Juneau
State: Alaska
Postal Code: 99801
Telephone: 616.920.7265
Email: mtplivelich@uas.alaska.edu
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
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