International Water Institute Red River Basin Mapping Orthoimagery 2008-2010

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1. Overview
2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
6. Distribution - Get Data
7. Metadata Reference

Section 1 Overview
Originator International Water Institute
Title International Water Institute Red River Basin Mapping Orthoimagery 2008-2010
Abstract The Red River Basin Mapping Initiative 2008-2010 project acquired 1.4-meter Lidar data for the US portion of the Red River Basin. Additionally, imagery was collected for the main corridor of the basin. Information about the full initiative (IWI Red River Basin Mapping 2008-2010 - LiDAR) can be referenced at http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/metadata/iwi_rrbmi_08_10_lidar.html

This data set is the result of private and government entities working together under the guidance of the International Water Institute (IWI) regarding the Red River Basin Mapping Initiative (RRBMI). The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St Louis District was one of the major contributors in this funding effort.
Purpose The International Water Institute provides a forum for collaborative research and communication relative to flood damage reduction and natural resource protection in the Red River Basin. The Institute utilizes technical and professional expertise to help resolve critical water management issues.

The International Water Institute strives to develop partnerships to leverage the planned acquisition of LiDAR and imagery to better meet state, local, and federal needs and generate a freely accessible seamless high-resolution digital elevation model for the US portion of the Red River of the North Basin. One of the products of this effort is 1.4m average post spacing LiDAR and its derivatives. Imagery was collected for the main corridor of the basin for future utilization.
Time Period of Content Date 2008
Currentness Reference Imagery was collected for the main corridor of the basin covering blocks A, B, C, and parts of block D&L of the Red River Basin Mapping Initiative. Acquisition dates for the imagery are: 4-18-2008 to 5-18-2008, 5-10-2009 to 5-17-2009.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency Irregular
Spatial Extent of Data Corridor adjacent to the Red River of the North in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Bounding Coordinates -98.0
-96.0
49.1
45.4
Place Keywords Minnesota, MN, South Dakota, North Dakota, Red River
Theme Keywords imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, Digital Orthorectified Image, Digital Orthophoto Quad, Imagery, Orthophoto, DOQ, Air Photography, Aerial Photo, Aerial Photography
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Category
Access Constraints There are no limitations for access.
Use Constraints None, other than that the International Water Institute asks to be credited in any derived products or services.
Contact Person Information Charles Fritz, Director
International Water Institute
Renaissance Hall 650 NP Avenue
Fargo, ND  58102
Phone: 701-388-0861
Email: charles@iwinst.org
Browse Graphic None Available
Associated Data Sets This imagery was collected in conjunction with a larger mapping initiative that incompassed 1.4-m LiDAR data acquisition. For more information see the International Water Institute Red River Basin Mapping Initiative 2008-2010 - LiDAR Acquisition web page: http://www.iwinst.org/lidar/

Metadata for the LiDAR project is at http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/metadata/iwi_rrbmi_08_10_lidar.html.

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy Not available
Logical Consistency
Completeness Complete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Root Mean Square Error (RMSE)
RMSE-X: 1.202 ft (0.3664 m)
RMSE-Y: 0.896 ft (0.2732 m)
Lineage International Water Institute Lineage: In conjunction with LiDAR data acquisition, color film was acquired at 17,500 ft. above mean terrain (AMT) with accuracy that can support 0.5-meter orthoimagery. Film was processed and 0.5-meter color orthoimagery was delivered in TIF format.

MnGeo Lineage - for web-based imagery data viewing: MnGeo reformatted the data from lossless TIF format to JPG format (3-band color).

The imagery was loaded into MnGeo's WMS Imagery Data Viewer.

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme Universal Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number 14
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters
Cell Width 0.5
Cell Height 0.5

Section 5 Attributes
Overview 1.4m LiDAR Acquisition and Processing for International
Water Institue, Fargo ND 2008-2010.
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Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Red River Basin Mapping Initiative, International Water Institute
Publication Date 2010
Contact Person Information Nancy Rader, GIS Data Coordinator
Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo)
658 Cedar Street, Room 300
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-201-2489
Email: gisinfo.mngeo@state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier base_redr_2008_2010_airphotos (iwi_rrbmi_08_10_imagery)
Distribution Liability International Water Institute Liability Statement: In no event shall the creators, custodians, or distributors of this information be liable for any damages arising out of its use (or the inability to use it).

MnGeo's data disclaimer is online: http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/disclaimer.html
Ordering Instructions The imagery is available to view via WMS (Web Mapping Service) from MnGeo's Geospatial Image Server. The Minnesota Geospatial Image Service web pages provide the url to connect to the Geospatial Image Server as well as information about how to use WMS services. Access via the Minnesota Geospatial Commons by clicking on the 'Online Linkage" field below.

Other data distribution: Other data distribution may be arranged through the publisher of the data, the International Water Institute, at http://www.iwinst.org/
Online Linkage I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process, link to a service, or provide more instructions. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 03/20/2015
Contact Person Information Nancy Rader, GIS Data Coordinator
Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo)
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-201-2489
Email: gisinfo.mngeo@state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/committee/standards/mgmg/metadata.htm


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