Coal Mine Permit Boundaries

Metadata from the RGIS Metadata Repository

Identification Information

Title Coal Mine Permit Boundaries
Date 2005-10-19
Date Type Publication
Cited Responsible Party
Organization Name New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division
Role identify
Presentation Form vector digital data
Abstract ESRI ArcView shapefile depicting New Mexico coal mines permitted under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), by either the NM Mining & Minerals Division (MMD), or by the federal DOI Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation & Enforcement, as of October 2005. The permit boundaries of the mines are displayed as polygons; these boundaries were typically derived from source AutoCAD drawing (.dwg) files submitted to as part of the permitting process, and are known to contain some inaccuracies.
Purpose The data is intended for general depiction of New Mexico coal mine permit boundaries, and not for highly detailed analysis requiring accurate locations.
Data Set Credit R W Koehler, Mining and Minerals Division
Status In work
Point of Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
Maintenance and Update Frequency Annually
Descriptive Keywords coal mine, permit boundary, New Mexico, SMCRA
Access Constraints This dataset is freely available to the public, with the constraints that the accuracy limitations are understood, and the metadata are included whenever this dataset is distributed.
Use Constraints This dataset may be used to depict the general overall location of New Mexico permit coal mine boundaries, provided the user does not state or imply that the dataset is highly accurate, and furthermore, provided the user correctly attributes the source of the data to be the MMD.
Language English
Topic Category geoscientificInformation
Extent
Geographic Bounding Box
West Bound -109.037333647284
East Bound -104.822787869804
North Bound 36.9999746682567
South Bound 34.4772034751604
Temporal Extent
Beginning Position 2004-02-01
Ending Position 2005-10-14
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Distribution Information

Distributor
Individual Name
Organization Name Earth Data Analysis Center
Position Name Clearinghouse Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-3622 ext. 230
Facsimile 505-277-3614
Address
Delivery Point MSC01 1110
Delivery Point 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
Transfer Options
Online Resource ZIP
Online Resource ESRI Shapefile (shp)
Online Resource GML
Online Resource KML
Online Resource GeoJSON
Online Resource JSON
Online Resource Comma Separated Values (csv)
Online Resource MS Excel format (xls)
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Spatial Reference Information

Spatial References
Spatial Reference North American Datum of 1983
Online Reference EPSG:4269
Spatial Reference Geodetic Reference System 80
Online Reference EPSG:7019
Spatial Reference Universal Transverse Mercator, 13
Online Reference EPSG:26713
Indirect Spatial Reference Rio Arriba County (35039)
Geometric Object Type G-polygon
Geometric Object Count 23
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Data Quality Information

Attribute Accuracy Report
Report The primary attribute of interest to the typical user would be the "mine name". The mine name given is consistent with that which is used by the mine operator, the general public, and MMD. Attributes providing areal extent, such as "Area_m2", "Hectares", and "Acres", should be within reasonable limits. "PermitNum" - the Permit Number assigned by the regulatory authority having jurisdiction - is accurate as of the publication date, but is subject to periodic change, as would be "Operator". "Jurisdict" should be fine. "Status" is accruate, but can change as market conditions and other factors may influence it.
Quantitative Attribute Accuracy Assessment
Attribute Accuracy Value
Attribute Accuracy Explanation
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
Report The permit boundaries indicated within this dataset are derived from a range of sources: different mine operators, at different time periods, using different technologies. Some are delivered as paper maps with estimated locations of bondary points taken from a USGS topo map. Some may be "surveyed in" and delivered as digital information as part of an AutoCAD drawing. Due to the wide range of possibilities, it is very difficult to determine an accuracy value, yet alone feel comfortable in providing one that covers all the possibiliities. We hope to work with the various mines to provide more detailed accuracy information, and more accurate positions, in the future.
Quantitative Horizontal Positional Accuracy Assessment
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Value 100
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Explanation From comparisions to other sources, such as orthophotos, the positions of the permit boundaries should be accurate to within 100 meters. MMD itself does not rely on this dataset to be any more accurate than that value, and the user should not either. In instances where a "permit boundary" question might have legal import, MMD would hire a surveyor to ascertain the position to a high degree.
Vertical Positional Accuracy Report
Report NA
Quantitative Vertical Positional Accuracy Assessment
Vertical Positional Accuracy Value
Vertical Positional Accuracy Explanation
Logical Consistency Report To the best of our knowledge, the dataset contains no broken or unclosed polygons, no fractional entities, etc. All polygons are closed and complete. Both Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2005 and ESRI ArcGIS 9.0 were used to produce a clean dataset.
Completeness Report The dataset is complete in that it reflects the domain of "permitted coal mine boundaries" as of the publication date. No more, no less.
Lineage
Process Step
Process Description Location of permit boundary is determined, by any number of methodologies, ranging from an estimation of corresponding section corners from topographic map, to a surveyed plat
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Process Step
Process Description Permit boundary is entered as an AutoCAD drawing layer, or as part of some other CAD software package
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Process Step
Process Description AutoCAD drawing is either delivered as a digital version via CD, or as a paper map, to MMD, as part of a permit submittal package, or as part of an Annual Report
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Process Step
Process Description 4a) AutoCAD drawing is reviewed, and layer containing permit boundary is isolated ("layiso") and inspected for suitability, correctness, etc. Edited, and converted to polygon if necessary. 4b) Paper map is reviewed, placed on digitizer, whereupon AutoCAD is used to enter digitized location of permit boundary. Boundary is reviewed for suitability, correctness, etc.
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
Process Step
Process Description Layer containing permit boundary is exported as ESRI shapefile, in whatever native projection/coordinate system/datum the source material had. AutoCAD Map "Export" tool.
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
Process Step
Process Description Layer is inspected using ArcInfo ArcCatalog and ArcMap (usually by comparing to pre-existing boundary info, orthophotos, etc.).
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
Process Step
Process Description Permit boundary layer is reprojected into both geographic decimal degrees NAD 27 and UTM Zone 13 NAD 83 as separate shapefiles, for use in various projects.
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
Process Step
Process Description Individual permit boundaries for each mine are combined into one shapefile to create this dataset. Older versions of any specific mine's permit boundary are deleted and the newer version is added.
Process Date Unknown
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name Rick Koehler
Organization Name
Position Name GIS Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-476-3417
Facsimile 505-476-3402
Address
Delivery Point 1220 South St. Francis Drive
City Santa Fe
Administrative Area New Mexico
Postal Code 87505
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address rick.koehler@state.nm.us
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Metadata Reference Information

File Identifier 04a22a6b-3b8b-4f73-b7f3-668a1f16f4d3
Metadata Language English
Hierarchy Level Dataset
Date Stamp 2024-06-25
Metadata Standard Name ISO 19115:2003
Metadata Standard Version 1.0
Metadata Contact
Individual Name
Organization Name Earth Data Analysis Center
Position Name Clearinghouse Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-3622 ext. 230
Facsimile 505-277-3614
Address
Delivery Point MSC01 1110
Delivery Point 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
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