Metadata : Water Resources of the Katherine Region and South West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Name:AS/NZS ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata, ANZLIC Metadata Profile
Date Metadata Extracted:2024-02-29
Date Metadata Last Updated:2011-09-14
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Title:Water Resources of the Katherine Region and South West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Custodian:Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security
This dataset provides polygon information on the Groundwater and Surface Water units boundaries of of the Katherine Region and South West Arnhemland, Northern Territory.
- North Bounding Coordinate:-12.998583
- South Bounding Coordinate:-14.998591
- East Bounding Coordinate:134.501195
- West Bounding Coordinate:131.65121
Character Set: Latin 1
Maintenance and Update Frequency:notPlanned
Data Currency Start Date:2001-03-01
Data Currency End Date:2001-05-12
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Lineage:The Groundwater and Surface Water units were derived from geology maps, topographic maps, aerial photographs and stereoscope interpretation and satellite imagery interpretation.
The hydrology information from standing water level measurements flows from springs, chemical analyses of groundwater samples and surveys of outcrops of recharge beds.
The Groundwater units boundaries were captured using Microstation V7 software package. The polygons from Microstation design format was converted to ESRI Shapefile and ESRI Geodatabase. The MapInfo Table dataset was then created from the shape file using FME Universal Translator.
Surface Water units:
The Surface Water units boundaries were captured using Microstation V7 software package. FME was used to reproject and translate the polygons from Microstation design format was converted to ESRI Shapefile, ESRI Geodatabase, MapInfo Table and Google Earth KML.
The core attributes information associated with the groundwater dataset was derived from the original map's legend and annotations. File name KATH_SW-ARNHEM_GW_53m.dgn.
Positional Accuracy:Positional accuracy of 250 metres from well defined points.
Attribute Accuracy:Attributes assigned according to the dominant feature. For example, several similar geological units have been grouped to describe a particular geology. Several bore sites describing yield or chemistry information have been grouped to describe a particular hydrology. From the geology and hydrology information the hydrogeology units was delineated.
Logical Consistency:GIS editing tools were used to rectify all overshoots and undershoots in line work. Following polygon data topology rules of must not overlap, must not have gaps and that each polygon has only one label; checks were performed to detect flaws in the spatial data structure.
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Attribute Attribute Description Possible Code Code Description ACTFL_RNG Actual river flow range measured at the end of the dry season ACTTDS_DESC The ACTTDS_DESC field is the actual range of groundwater TDS as specified on the map ACTYLD_RA The ACTYLD_RA field is the actual range of bore yields in Litres / seconds, as specified on the map AQUIFER The AQUIFER field describes the types of pore spaces which constitute the aquifer AQ_SCALE The AQ_SCALE field indicates the lateral extend of groundwater flow systems CODE Code reference used for spatial data file storage (followed by survey scale) FINISH_YR Year report published FLOW_DESCR Description of the river flow range measured at the end of the dry season FL_RNG_MAX Maximum river flow range measured at the end of the dry season FL_RNG_MIN Minimum river flow range measured at the end of the dry season GEO_FORM The GEO_FORM field identifies the geological formation (or other geological subdivision such as group or member) derived from the latest geological map GEO_LABEL The GEO_LABEL field is the geological label derived from the latest geology map GIS_DATA The spatial data is derived from either the original survey report or a compliation of several surveys and additional data LF_DESCR The description of the landform and soil defined by its surface form and location in the landscape META_ID ANZLIC Metadata ID META_URL Link to the on-line metadata record NAME Shortened name (usually of report) for simple reference NOTE The NOTE field is for any further information about aquifer or groundwater properties not included in the other fields NOTES Extra notes about water development options OPT_DESCR Description of preferred option PREFD_OPT Source of water supply REPORT Note the full report name REPORT_ID Department's Report ID REPORT_URL Link to the on-line report ROCK_TYPE The ROCK_TYPE field identifies the dominant rock types that comprise the aquifer SCALE Survey data scale for appropriate use START_YR Year survey project commenced STATUS_GIS The status of the landunit attribute descriptions available in the spatial dataset (ie GIS data) STATUS_PRJ The completion status of the project STDTDS_MAX The STDTDS_MAX field is the maximum expected Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) of the groundwater STDTDS_MIN The STDTDS_MIN field is the minimum expected Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) of the groundwater STDYLD_MAX The STDYLD_MAX field is the minimum in Litres / seconds (L/s) of the range of yield in which the majority of the bores fall STDYLD_MIN The STDYLD_MIN field is the minimum in Litres / seconds (L/s) of the range of yield in which the majority of the bores fall SUIT_CMT The comments describing the suitability of the area for surface water development SUIT_RAT Determination on the suitability for surface water development SURVEY_ID The SURVEY_ID field is the abbreviated name of the survey and the first (sometimes six) characters from the dataset file name SURVEY_NME The SURVEY_NME is the report to which the mapping refers VIABILITY Prospect of groundwater
WATER RESOURCES OF THE KATHERINE REGION AND SOUTH WEST ARNHEMLAND. (2001). REPORT NUMBER 28/01D.
Natural Resources Division, Department of Lands, Planning & Environment, Northern Territory Australia.
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