• John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Approximate Polygons

    This Coastal Barrier Resources System (CBRS) data set, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), contains areas designated as undeveloped coastal barriers in accordance with the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA), 16 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., as amended. The boundaries used to create the polygons herein were initially compiled between 4/1/2007 and 4/1/2010 from the official John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System CBRS maps. The majority of the boundaries were digitized from the official paper maps. In cases where the official map was created through digital methods, the digital boundary was used. As maps are revised this data set will be updated with the new boundaries. This data set contains CBRS polygons that have varying levels of horizontal accuracy depending on the methods used for digitization of the boundaries, and the age and quality of the official CBRS map. The different levels of horizontal accuracy are described below in the horizontal accuracy statement. These digital polygons are only representations of the CBRS boundaries shown on the official CBRS maps and are not to be considered authoritative. The Service is not responsible for any misuse or misinterpretation of this digital data set, including use of the data to determine eligibility for federal financial assistance such as federal flood insurance.CBRS maps are either enacted by Congress or adopted administratively by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), and are maintained by the Service. Copies of the official CBRS maps are available for viewing at Service’s Headquarters office and are also available to view or download at http://www.fws.gov/cbra/maps. CBRS boundaries viewed using the CBRS Mapper or the shapefile are subject to misrepresentations beyond the Service’s control, including misalignments of the boundaries with third party base layers and misprojections of spatial data. The official CBRS map is the controlling document and should be consulted for all official determinations. Official determinations are recommended for all properties that are in close proximity (within about 150 feet) of a CBRS boundary. For an official determination of whether or not an area or specific property is located within the CBRS, please follow the procedures found at http://www.fws.gov/cbra/determinations.html. For any questions regarding the CBRS, please contact your local Service field office or email CBRA@fws.gov. Contact information for Service field offices can be found at http://www.fws.gov/offices.

    Data and Resources

    Metadata Source

    Harvested from ServCat

    About this Dataset

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date Nov 19, 2012
    Metadata Created Date Dec 02, 2013
    Metadata Updated Date Dec 02, 2013
    Reference Date(s) Apr 01, 2010 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Point of Contact)
    Contact Email CBRA@fws.gov
    Access Constraints ["Use Constraints: User must read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to data use. User must acknowledge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the originator when using the data set as a source. User must share data products developed using this source data set with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Data should not be used beyond the limits of the source scale. The data set is NOT a survey document and should not be utilized as such. The data set is NOT to be used for definitive in/out determinations.", "Access Constraints: None"]
    Bbox East Long -64.623139
    Bbox North Lat 47.435609
    Bbox South Lat 17.671676
    Bbox West Long -97.637708
    Coupled Resource
    Frequency Of Update asNeeded
    Guid
    Harvest Object Id 6d3d323f-89a3-45b1-ac6c-2f4b4519736f
    Harvest Source Id 8208fdb6-1be4-4d2b-957c-fa31cdf5ad9a
    Harvest Source Title ServCat
    Licence ["Although these data and information have been processed successfully on a computer system at the USFWS, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data and information on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data, and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data and information. The USFWS shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data and information described and/or contained herein."]
    Metadata Language
    Metadata Type geospatial
    Progress completed
    Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-97.637708, 17.671676], [-64.623139, 17.671676], [-64.623139, 47.435609], [-97.637708, 47.435609], [-97.637708, 17.671676]]]}
    Spatial Data Service Type
    Spatial Reference System
    Spatial Harvester True
    Temporal Extent Begin 1990-10-24
    Temporal Extent End 2008-10-15

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