Metadata : Water Protection Areas in the Northern Territory
Name:AS/NZS ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata, ANZLIC Metadata Profile
Date Metadata Extracted:2023-12-12
Date Metadata Last Updated:2019-05-29
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Title: Water Protection Areas in the Northern Territory
Custodian:Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security
Water Protection areas (WPA) are specific areas (with defined boundary) within a Water Allocation Plan area to protect the area groundwater or surface water resources through the development of a management plan.
- North Bounding Coordinate:-10
- South Bounding Coordinate:-26
- East Bounding Coordinate:138
- West Bounding Coordinate:129
Character Set: Latin 1
Maintenance and Update Frequency:asNeeded
Data Currency Start Date:2019-05-01
Data Currency End Date:2019-05-29
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Lineage:The boundary extent for each of the water protection areas were created using ArcGIS software with reference to cadastral boundaries, topographic, hydrogeological, surface water and/or catchment datasets. Information about of each protection areas are written in each Water Allocation Plan report.
Positional Accuracy:Data stored in geographic coordinates using horizontal datum GDA94. Topological rule state that Water Protection Areas must be within Water Allocation Plan areas.
Attribute Accuracy:All polygons attributed using the data dictionary as described below.
Logical Consistency: All polygons are closed and labelled using the prescribed data dictionary.
Name Organisation Position Role Phone Fax Data Requests Officer Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security Geospatial Services Branch (on behalf of department) distributor firstname.lastname@example.org
Attribute Attribute Description Possible Code Code Description 01. PA_NAME Protection Area name (STRING, 200) The protection area name. 02. PA_CAT Protection Area category (STRING, 50) Protection Area category. 03. PA_DESC Protection Area description (STRING, 254) GDE - Groundwater dependent ecosystem protection area; GW - Groundwater discharge protection area 04. PA_STATUS Protection Area status (STRING, 15) WAP status: Declare; Draft; In progress and Lapsed 05. WAP_SN Water Allocation Plan short name (STRING, 50) The water allocation plan short name for simple reference. 06. WCD_SN Water Control District short name (STRING, 50) The water control district short name for simple reference. 07. PA_MD_ID Protection Areas metadata identifier (STRING, 50) The ANZLIC metadata record identification number for the protection areas. 08. PA_MD_UR Protection Areas metadata web page (STRING, 254) The link to the protection areas metadata record web page. 09. AREA_SQKM Protection Areas area in square kilometres. Area value calculated from the geospatial depiction which represents the extent of the protection areas using Albers Equal-Area Conic projection. 10. NOTES Notes (STRING, 254) Internal comments relating to the protection areas not included in the other fields.
For more information about Water Protection Areas refer to Water Allocation Plans web page denr.nt.gov.au/land-resource-management/water/water-management/water-allocation-plans
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