Bernalillo County Cities & Communities

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Bernalillo County Cities & Communities
Abstract:
This polygon feature class is city, town, and village boundaries in Bernalillo County, NM. Included are the boundaries for City of Albuquerque, Town of Edgewood, Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, City of Rio Rancho, and Village of Tijeras in Bernalillo County, NM. All other land is categorized as Unincorporated.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20181108, Bernalillo County Cities & Communities.

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -107.196942
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -106.149234
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.223125
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.865504

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://amus.bernco.gov/website/Downloads/DownloadGISData/CitiesCommunities.pdf> (PDF)
    Preview Map: City and community polygons in Bernalillo County labeled with the "Name" field.

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (6)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane New Mexico Central FIPS 3002 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.9999
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -106.25
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 31.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.00025
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    CitiesCommunities
    Cities & Communities (Source: GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE
    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    Name
    Name of city, town, or village. (Source: GIS Technology Section)

    SHAPE_Length
    Length of feature in internal units. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.

    SHAPE_Area
    Area of feature in internal units squared. (Source: ESRI)

    Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Tim Gaulden, GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
    2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    US

    (505) 848-1500 (voice)
    gis@bernco.gov


Why was the data set created?

Created for general use.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

    CABQ Municipal Limits (source 1 of 2)
    AGIS/City of Albuquerque Planning Department, 20181108, CABQ Municipal Limits.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    The boundary for the City of Albuquerque was provided by this source.

    Bernalillo County Parcel Lines (source 2 of 2)
    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services, 20181108, Bernalillo County Parcel Lines.

    Type_of_Source_Media: None
    Source_Contribution:
    Boundaries were adjusted to follow features in this source where possible.

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Please acknowledge the GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services when using this feature class as a source.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
    2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    US

    (505) 848-1500 (voice)
    gis@bernco.gov

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    This information is for reference only. Bernalillo County assumes no liability for errors associated with the use of these data. Users are solely responsible for confirming data accuracy when necessary.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 13-Jul-2019
Metadata author:
GIS Technology Section/Bernalillo County Planning & Development Services
Attn: Tim Gaulden
GIS Analyst
2400 Broadway Blvd SE Bldg N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

(505) 224-1646 (voice)
tgaulden@bernco.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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