Information used to reference the data.
Title: CT DEEP Fisheries Stream Survey Site
Originators: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection (data compiler, editor and publisher)
Publisher: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Publication place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Publication date: 2003
Data type: vector digital data
Other citation details:
The State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection is the collector of the data (compiler), the creator and maintainer of the data layer (editor), and producer (publisher) of this information for use. Data compiled at 1:24,000 scale.
Except for periodic corrections, this layer includes information that is relatively static and does not change over time.
A characterization of the data, including its intended use and limitations.
Fisheries Stream Survey Site includes points along streams which have been surveyed for a variety of characteristics relative to fish habitat. This datalayer includes stream location information; chemical data such as dissolved oxygen, pH, alkalinity and conductivity, and air and water temperature; and physical data such as width and depth of the stream, water velocity, discharge volume, substrate summary information, and instream cover materials. Site report details are provided, which described the number of pools along the stream, flow stability, dominant rock type, and whether the stream is located below a dam or lake. Finally, fish population information about the stream is assessed, including type of species and estimated numbers per hectare. Invertebrate data are also included, such as the existence of crayfish or clams/mussels.
Only the major rivers and trout management areas are updated annually. The remaining streams are not updated.
This layer is 1:24,000-scale data. It depicts the location of points that were
This layer can be used with other natural resource related data such as Fisheries Management Areas, DEP Property, or Wetlands and base map layers such as Streets, Hydrography and Town Boundaries.
Language of dataset: en
Contact information for the individual or organization that is knowledgeable about the data.
Organization: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Person: William Gerrish
Hours of service: Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30 Eastern Standard Time
Address type: mailing and physical address
State or Province: Connecticut
Postal code: 06106-5127
How the data are represented, formatted and maintained by the data producing organization.
File or table name: depgis.DEP.FISHERIES_STREAM_SURVEY_SITE
Data type: vector digital data
Data format: SDE Feature Class
Native dataset environment: These data are maintained by the State of Connecticut using ArcGIS software developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in a Microsoft Windows operating system environment.
Time period(s) for which the data corresponds to the currentness reference.
The state of and maintenance information for the data.
Data status: Complete
Update frequency: None planned
Words or phrases that summarize certain aspects of the data.
Keywords: environment, inlandwaters, environment, health, inlandWaters, structure
Keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Keywords: Connecticut, CT
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of The United States, and Associated Areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Keywords: United States of America, USA
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions (Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4): Washington, D.C., National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Restrictions and legal prerequisites for accessing or using the data after access is granted.
None. No restrictions or legal prerequisites for accessing the data. The data is in the public domain and may be redistributed.
None. No restrictions or legal prerequisites for using the data after access is granted. The data is suitable for use at appropriate scale, and is not intended for maps printed at scales greater or more detailed than 1:24,000 scale (1 inch = 2,000 feet). Although this data set has been used by the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection as to the accuracy of the data and or related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection in the use of these data or related materials. The user assumes the entire risk related to the use of these data. Once the data is distributed to the user, modifications made to the data by the user should be noted in the metadata. When printing this data on a map or using it in a software application, analysis, or report, please acknowledge the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection as the source for this information.
Data Security Information
Handling restrictions imposed on the data because of national security, privacy or other concerns.
Security classifiction system: None
Security classification: None
Security handling: No restrictions for handling the data.