Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services Primary Service Areas, Minnesota

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Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
Abstract This dataset shows the boundary for the Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services primary service areas, as designated by the Minnesota legislature. The dataset describes the boundaries of 24 Ambulance and Emergency Service Areas covering all or portions of 17 counties in northwestern Minnesota.
Browse Graphic none available
Time Period of Content Date 03/15/2005
Currentness Reference The NWRDC created polygon maps of each primary service area of the Greater Northwest EMS in the spring of 2005.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Redistribution conditions: In obtaining this information from the NWRDC, it is understood that individuals or organizations have the right to use it for any internal purpose. If data is modified, changes should be documented in a metadata record that should accompany all redistributed data. If data is transmitted or provided in any form to another user, the data MUST be accompanied by a copy of this disclaimer and all documentation provided with the original dataset, including the full metadata record.
Distributor Organization Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
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Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services Primary Service Areas, Minnesota

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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
Title Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services Primary Service Areas, Minnesota
Abstract This dataset shows the boundary for the Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services primary service areas, as designated by the Minnesota legislature. The dataset describes the boundaries of 24 Ambulance and Emergency Service Areas covering all or portions of 17 counties in northwestern Minnesota.
Purpose This dataset was created for illustration and mapping of the Greater Northwest Emergency Services primary service areas.
Time Period of Content Date 03/15/2005
Currentness Reference The NWRDC created polygon maps of each primary service area of the Greater Northwest EMS in the spring of 2005.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Beltrami, Polk, Pennington, Red Lake, Clearwater, Norman, Mahnomen, Becker, and portions of Wadena, Hubbard, Cass, Itasca, and Koochiching Counties, Minnesota.
Bounding Coordinates -97.3
-94.0
49.4
48.6
Place Keywords Northwestern Minnesota, Kittson County, Roseau County, Lake of the Woods County, Marshall County, Beltrami County, Polk County, Pennington County, Red Lake County, Clearwater County, Norman County, Mahnomen County, Becker County, Wadena County, Hubbard County, Cass County, Itasca County, and Koochiching County.
Theme Keywords Emergency Service Areas, Ambulance Service Areas, Emergency Response, Health, Boundaries
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Redistribution conditions: In obtaining this information from the NWRDC, it is understood that individuals or organizations have the right to use it for any internal purpose. If data is modified, changes should be documented in a metadata record that should accompany all redistributed data. If data is transmitted or provided in any form to another user, the data MUST be accompanied by a copy of this disclaimer and all documentation provided with the original dataset, including the full metadata record.
Contact Person Information Troy Schroeder, GIS Specialist
Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
115 South Main
Warren, MN 56762
Phone: 218-745-6733
FAX: 218-745-6438
E-mail: tschroeder@nwrdc.org
Browse Graphic none available
Browse Graphic File Description
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Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy The Greater Northwest EMS provided the NWRDC with spreadsheets detailing the township, range, section, and quarter section covered by each respective service. The NWRDC created the data layer from those descriptions with the review of each service area conducted by the respective response unit.
Logical Consistency
Completeness The digital information created covers all of the Greater Northwest EMS areas.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy The coverage areas are representative of the MNDNR's township, section, PLSS 40s and drawn on section halves that run irregular to the 40's shape.
Lineage The Greater Northwest EMS service areas were created from a database table that described the service area boundaries in terms of the township, range, section, and quarter-sections covered by each service area. The boundaries GIS layers were created using the MNDNR's township, section, and PLSS 40's GIS layer. The PLSS quarter-quarter sections and township sections were dissolved to create a single service area polygon for each service area. Individual service area polygons were then joined to create full coverage over Greater Northwest EMS area. The DNR PLSS data is available at http://deli.dnr.state.mn.us/metadata/pls_fortypy3.html The data was reviewed by the respective Greater Northwest EMS personnel.
Source Scale Denominator 24000
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment ArcGIS 9.1
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Polygon
Tiling Scheme Greater Northwest EMS area
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
Altitude Datum Not applicable
Depth Datum Not applicable
UTM Zone Number 15
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview The polygons in the file represent the boundaries of the 24 service areas (SERV_AREA). The Greater Northwest Emergency Medical Services covers all or a portion of seventeen counties in NW Minnesota. The table below lists Headquarters City, Emergency Service Name, the counties all or partially covered, and the phone number for the service for each county:

City ** Service Name ** County PSAP Phone (Mulitple counties serviced may be listed)
Ada ** Norman County Ambulance ** Norman (218) 784-7114
Bagley ** Clearwater Co. Mem. Hospital ** Clearwater (218) 694-6226
Baudette ** Lake of the Woods Ambulance ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 **Koochiching (218) 283-4416 ** Lake of the Woods (218) 634-1143
Bemidji ** Bemidji Ambulance Service, Inc. ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 ** Hubbard (218) 732-3331
Blackduck** Blackduck Ambulance Service** Beltrami (218) 751-9111** Itasca (218) 326-3477
Cass Lake ** Leech Lake Ambulance Service ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 ** Cass (218) 547-1424 ** Hubbard (218) 732-3331 ** Itasca (218) 326-3477
Crookston ** Great Plains EMS, Inc.** Polk (218) 281-3207
Detroit Lakes **St. Mary's EMS ** Becker (218) 847-2661
Fertile ** County Emergency Medical Services ** Norman (218) 784-7114 ** Polk (218) 281-3207
Fosston ** First Care Medical Services ** Polk (218) 281-3207
Grand Forks ** Altru Health System Ambulance ** Polk (218) 281-3207
Hallock **Kittson Memorial Hospital Assoc. ** Kittson (218) 843-3535
Karlstad **Tri-County EMS District, Inc. ** Kittson (218) 834-3535 **Marshall (218) 745-5411 ** Roseau (218) 463-1421
Mahnomen **Mahnomen Ambulance Service ** Mahnomen (218) 935-2255 ** Norman (218) 784-7114
Oklee ** Oklee Emergency Squad ** Pennington (218) 681-6161 ** Polk (218) 281-3207 ** Red Lake (218) 253-2996
Park Rapids ** North Ambulance ** Becker (218) 847-2661** Hubbard (218) 732-3331 ** Wadena (218) 631-7600
Red Lake ** Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 ** Clearwater (218) 694-6226 ** Red Lake Reservation (218) 679-3313
Red Lake Falls ** Red Lake Falls Volunteer Ambulance ** Red Lake (218) 253-2996
Roseau ** Roseau Area Hospital Ambulance ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 ** Lake of the Woods (218) 634-1143 ** Marshall (218) 745-5411 ** Roseau (218) 463-1421
Stephen **Stephen Volunteer Ambulance Service ** Kittson (218) 834-3535 ** Marshall (218) 745-5411
Thief River Falls ** Great Plains EMS, Inc. ** Beltrami (218) 751-9111 ** Marshall (218) 745-5411 ** Pennington (218) 681-6161
Warren ** Warren Volunteer Ambulance Service ** Marshall (218) 745-5411 ** Polk (218) 281-3207
Warroad ** Warroad Area Rescue Unit ** Lake of the Woods (218) 634-1143 ** Roseau (218) 463-1421
White Earth Reservation Ambulance Service ** Becker (218) 847-2661 ** Clearwater (218) 694-6226 ** Mahnomen (218) 935-2255
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
Publication Date 08/17/2005
Contact Person Information Troy Schroeder
GIS Specialist
Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
115 South Main
Warren, MN 56762
Phone: 218-745-6733
FAX: 218-745-6438
E-mail: tschroeder@nwrdc.org
Distributor's Data Set Identifier
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available by the NWRDC and does not warrant the results you may obtain by using this dataset. This dataset is provided ''as is'' without express or implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event will the NWRDC be liable for any consequential, incidental or special damages, including any lost profits or lost savings, even if an NWRDC representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages or any other claim by any third party. Every effort has been made to produce error free complete data.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 149 KB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after Online Linkage. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

- Shapefiles for the data set
- Metadata (.html and .xml) files for the dataset
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 01/26/2006
Contact Person Information Troy Schroeder, GIS Specialist
Northwest Regional Development Commission (NWRDC)
115 South Main
Warren, MN 56762
Phone: 218-745-6733
FAX: 218-745-6438
E-mail: tschroeder@nwrdc.org
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.gis.state.mn.us/stds/metadata.htm


This page last updated: 01/26/2006