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Maine FIRMS for Kennebec County 2011

Tags
Flood, flooding, floodplain, maps


Summary

This web mapping service (WMS) provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), for Kennebec County, Maine, for 2011. This WMS was created by processing scanned maps provided by FEMA. Processing removed most of the aerial photo pixels which underlaid the maps, allowing users to overlay the FIRM designations on top of other GIS layers. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DEFINITIVE RESOURCE FOR LEGAL DESIGNATION OF FLOOD ZONES. THE DEFINITIVE RESOURCE IS STILL THE PAPER MAP PROVIDED TO THE COUNTY.

Description

This web mapping service (WMS) provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), for Kennebec County, Maine, for 2011. This WMS was created by processing scanned maps provided by FEMA. Processing removed most of the aerial photo pixels which underlaid the maps, allowing users to overlay the FIRM designations on top of other GIS layers.NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DEFINITIVE RESOURCE FOR LEGAL DESIGNATION OF FLOOD ZONES. THE DEFINITIVE RESOURCE IS STILL THE PAPER MAP PROVIDED TO THE COUNTY.

Credits

FEMA, Maine State Planning Office, Maine Office of GIS.

Use limitations

Not for use as a legal identifier of flood zones, only for general mapping purposes.

Extent

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Theme keywords  Flood, flooding, floodplain, maps

Citation 

Title Maine FIRMS for Kennebec County 2011


Presentation formats  hardcopy map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  map


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Organization's name Federal Emergency Management Agency
Contact's role  originator


Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Resource Details 

Dataset languages  English
Dataset character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Processing environment Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcGIS 10.0.0.2414


Credits
FEMA, Maine State Planning Office, Maine Office of GIS.

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Organization's name Federal Emergency Management Agency
Contact's role  originator


Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  not planned


Resource Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use
Not for use as a legal identifier of flood zones, only for general mapping purposes.

Data Quality 

Metadata Details 

Metadata language English
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset


Last update 2011-04-11


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2013-12-31 10:12:29



Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  point of contact


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Thumbnail and Enclosures 

Enclosure
Enclosure type  File
Description of enclosure original metadata
Original metadata document, which was translated yes
Source metadata format fgdc

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Identification 

Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorFederal Emergency Management Agency
Title
Maine FIRMS for Kennebec County 2011
Geospatial Data Presentation Formmap

Description
Abstract
                            This web mapping service (WMS) provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), for Kennebec County, Maine, for 2011. This WMS was created by processing scanned maps provided by FEMA. Processing removed most of the aerial photo pixels which underlaid the maps, allowing users to overlay the FIRM designations on top of other GIS layers.NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DEFINITIVE RESOURCE FOR LEGAL DESIGNATION OF FLOOD ZONES. THE DEFINITIVE RESOURCE IS STILL THE PAPER MAP PROVIDED TO THE COUNTY.
                          
Purpose
                            This web mapping service (WMS) provides the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), for Kennebec County, Maine, for 2011. This WMS was created by processing scanned maps provided by FEMA. Processing removed most of the aerial photo pixels which underlaid the maps, allowing users to overlay the FIRM designations on top of other GIS layers. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DEFINITIVE RESOURCE FOR LEGAL DESIGNATION OF FLOOD ZONES. THE DEFINITIVE RESOURCE IS STILL THE PAPER MAP PROVIDED TO THE COUNTY.
                          
Status
Maintenance and Update FrequencyNone planned

Keywords
Theme
Theme KeywordFlood
Theme Keywordflooding
Theme Keywordfloodplain
Theme Keywordmaps

Access Constraints
                        None
                      
Use Constraints
                        Not for use as a legal identifier of flood zones, only for general mapping purposes.
                      
Data Set Credit
                        FEMA, Maine State Planning Office, Maine Office of GIS.
                      
Native Data Set Environment
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcGIS 10.0.0.2414

Data Quality 

Lineage
Source Information
Type of Source MediaNone

Metadata Reference 

Metadata Date2011-04-11
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of GIS
Contact PersonAnji Auger
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address TypeUnknown
AddressSHS 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES


Metadata Standard NameFGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard VersionFGDC-STD-001-1998