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Allegheny County Land Cover Areas

Metadata Updated: February 28, 2018

The Land Cover dataset demarcates 14 land cover types by area; such as Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Forest, Agriculture, etc.

If viewing this description on the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center’s open data portal (http://www.wprdc.org), this dataset is harvested on a weekly basis from Allegheny County’s GIS data portal (http://openac.alcogis.opendata.arcgis.com/). The full metadata record for this dataset can also be found on Allegheny County’s GIS portal. You can access the metadata record and other resources on the GIS portal by clicking on the “Explore” button (and choosing the “Go to resource” option) to the right of the “ArcGIS Open Dataset” text below.

Category:  Geography

Organization:  Allegheny County

Department:  Geographic Information Systems Group; Department of Administrative Services

Temporal Coverage:  1994

Data Notes: 

Coordinate System:  Pennsylvania State Plane South Zone 3702; U.S. Survey Foot

Development Notes:  The dataset was created by Chester Environmental through combined image processing and GIS analysis of Landsat TM imagery of October 2, 1992, existing aerial photography, hardcopy and digital mapping sources and Census Bureau demographic data. The original dataset was created in 1993, then updated by Chester in 1994.

Other: none

Related Document(s):  Data Dictionary (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VfUflfki42mpLSkr1R-up_OXGD3mHnv8tqeXf6XS9O0/edit?usp=sharing)

Frequency - Data Change:  As needed

Frequency - Publishing:  As needed

Data Steward Name:  Eli Thomas

Data Steward Email: gishelp@alleghenycounty.us

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than Data.gov. See Terms License: No license information was provided.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date May 25, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from WPRDC data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 25, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2018
Publisher Allegheny County / City of Pittsburgh / Western PA Regional Data Center
Unique Identifier 829733f9-61dd-48ad-a68c-e5193d3ce14b
Maintainer
Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
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Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Harvest Object Id a6e45d26-4366-41dd-b7af-e61fcbf322ad
Harvest Source Id 041cd86b-18ea-412b-8d67-2ed1d6124bbf
Harvest Source Title WPRDC data.json
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2018-02-27T14:44:31.582046
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash bed8e4a24a03248daf64f7005a4aee1d1ce35da2
Source Schema Version 1.1
Category geospatial

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