Senior Nutrition Services: Central Minnesota Aging Services Planning and Service Area (PSA)

This page last updated: 01/27/2006
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator East Central Regional Development Commission
Abstract Senior dining/nutrition site data for the Central Minnesota aging services Planning and Service Area (PSA), a 14-county area in central/east-central Minnesota. The data represents the occurrences of 3 types of senior dining sites, by minor civil division. Minor Civil Divisions are a polygon data set for cities and townships developed for the 2000 Census. This data set includes cities only. This file indicates what types of services exist in each city; it does not provide point locations or addresses for these services.
Browse Graphic none available
Time Period of Content Date 08/04/2005
Currentness Reference Data obtained from Central Minnesota Council on Aging files, July 2005
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Ordering Instructions Contact Distributor
Online Linkage none available

Full Metadata

Senior Nutrition Services: Central Minnesota Aging Services Planning and Service Area (PSA)

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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
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Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator East Central Regional Development Commission
Title Senior Nutrition Services: Central Minnesota Aging Services Planning and Service Area (PSA)
Abstract Senior dining/nutrition site data for the Central Minnesota aging services Planning and Service Area (PSA), a 14-county area in central/east-central Minnesota. The data represents the occurrences of 3 types of senior dining sites, by minor civil division. Minor Civil Divisions are a polygon data set for cities and townships developed for the 2000 Census. This data set includes cities only. This file indicates what types of services exist in each city; it does not provide point locations or addresses for these services.
Purpose Senior Services Planning in the Central Minnesota PSA.
Time Period of Content Date 08/04/2005
Currentness Reference Data obtained from Central Minnesota Council on Aging files, July 2005
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data 14-county Central Minnesota Planning and Service Area (PSA)
Bounding Coordinates -95.16
-92.28
47.49
44.97
Place Keywords Benton County, Cass County, Chisago County, Crow Wing County, Isanti County, Kanabec County, Mille Lacs County, Morrison County, Pine County, Sherburne County, Stearns County, Todd County, Wadena County, Wright County, Minnesota
Theme Keywords Dining, Senior, Elderly, Nutrition, Meals on Wheels, Diners Club, Congregate, Health, Aging, Social Services, Society
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Penny Simonsen, Director
East Central Senior Resource Center
100 Park Street South
Mora, MN 55051
Phone: 320-679-4065
FAX: 320-679-4120
E-mail: penny.simonsen@ecrdc.org
Browse Graphic none available
Browse Graphic File Description
Associated Data Sets Join tables for a variety of aging services data can be obtained from East Central Regional Development Commission GIS.

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy Data for each city was compared against tables provided for each type of nutrition service. Cities with a corresponding nutrition service were assigned a value in the attribute table.
Logical Consistency Polygons are closed and contain label points. The data set is clean in an ArcGIS environment
Completeness Complete for entire 14-county PSA area
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Unknown
Vertical Positional Accuracy Unknown
Lineage Census Bureau TIGER/Line File, Version 2000 - Minor Civil Division file was used.

Original Census Bureau data was modified by adding additional fields, specifically for a project assigned by the Central Minnesota Council on Aging. These fields show the availability of certain types of nutrition services in each city. Additional data fields were filled in using data from tables provided by the Council on Aging.
Source Scale Denominator 100000
 
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
 
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
UTM Zone Number 15E
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview Original attributes from Census Tiger/Line data can be viewed in the metadata record found at http://www.gis.leg.mn/metadata/mcd.htm Many original fields have been deleted.

Additions made by East Central Regional Development Commission GIS include the following fields:

cong = congregate dining site
mow = 'meals on wheels' home delivered meals
din = diner's club sites

A value of 'x' indicates the presence of the featured category.
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher East Central Regional Development Commission
Publication Date 08/04/2005
Contact Person Information David Yapel
Sr. GIS Specialist
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
221 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-529-7539
FAX: 218-529-7592
E-mail: dyapel@ardc.org
Distributor's Data Set Identifier mcd14co_cities_aging
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Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number 9.1
Transfer Size 273kb
Ordering Instructions Contact Distributor
Online Linkage none available
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 01/27/2006
Contact Person Information David Yapel, Sr. GIS Specialist
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
221 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-529-7539
FAX: 218-529-7592
E-mail: dyapel@ardc.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: 01/27/2006