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552  Entity and Attribute Information Note (R)

Input Standards

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Subfields (R=Repeatable  NR=Nonrepeatable) Input Standards
ǂa Entity type label (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂb Entity type definition and source (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂc Attribute label (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂd Attribute definition and source (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂe Enumerated domain value (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂf Enumerated domain value definition and source (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂg Range domain minimum and maximum (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂh Codeset name and source (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂi Unrepresentable domain (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂj Attribute units of measurement and resolution (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂk Beginning date and ending date of attribute values (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂl Attribute value accuracy (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂm Attribute value accuracy explanation (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂn Attribute measurement frequency (NR) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂo Entity and attribute overview (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂp Entity and attribute detail citation (R) Required if applicable/Required if applicable
ǂu Uniform Resource Identifier (R) Optional/Optional
ǂz Display note (R) Optional/Optional
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number (R) Optional/Optional

Definition

A note about the information content of the data set, including the entity types, their attributes, and the domains from which the attribute values may be assigned.

Field 552 always ends with a period unless another mark of punctuation is present.

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Subfields

 
ǂa Entity type label

The name of the set into which similar entity instances are classified.

552     Elevation point ǂb a point of known elevation ǂc Elevation ǂd altitude above or below a reference datum ǂg 999 to 2641 ǂj meters.
ǂb Entity type definition and source

The description of the entity type and authority of the definition.

552     Scale bar and text, title information text ǂb Level 1, Green.
ǂc Attribute label

The name of a defined characteristic of an entity.

552     ǂc ADA_ACCESS ǂd Availability of ADA access, NCWRC ǂh Y, N, NCWRC.
ǂd Attribute definition and source

The description of a defined characteristic of an entity and the authority of the definition.

552     ǂc Sea-surface temperature grid cell value ǂd The average temperature, in degrees Celsius, of the ocean surface water in the location indicated by the pixel., Smith, E., 1991, A user's guide to the NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Multichannel Sea Surface Temperature data set produced by the University of Miami/ Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science: Distributed by the Distributed Active Archive Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. 10 p.
ǂe Enumerated domain value

The name or label of a member of an established set of valid values.

552     ǂc AREA ǂd Area of poly/region in square coverage units, computer ǂe positive real numbers; Source: Circum-Arctic map of permafrost and ground-ice conditions.
ǂf Enumerated domain value definition and source

The description of the value and the authority of the definition.

552     FED_BND.PAT ǂb polygon attribute table for fed_bnd, computed ǂe 12 ǂf floating, USGS.
ǂg Range domain minimum and maximum

The least and greatest values of a continuum of valid values that the attribute can be assigned.

552     ǂc LATITUDE ǂd Latitude coordinate (decimal degrees), NC DENR Div. of Water Resources ǂg 33.9667-36.5628 ǂj decimal degrees ǂn none planned.
ǂh Codeset name and source

The title of a standard or list which contains the members of an established set of valid values and the authority of the standard or list.

552     ǂc NAICSCODE ǂd NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) Code for entity. NAICS Codes (and NAICS Descriptions) have been assigned based upon the entity's primary function, regardless of if that is the function that qualified it to be included in this dataset, TGS ǂh North American Industry Classification System (NAICS 2007), US Census Bureau ǂz Codeset source: ǂu http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.html.
ǂi Unrepresentable domain

The values and reasons why the domain cannot be represented.

552     ǂc ZIP ǂd E911 zip code, local E911 authority ǂi Zip code.
ǂj Attribute units of measurement and resolution

The standard of measurement for an attribute value and the smallest unit increment to which an attribute value is measured.

552     Floodplain polygon ǂb 100 and 500 year floodplain zones (FIRM maps (FEMA)) ǂc User-id ǂd floodplain zone, USACERL ǂg 100-500 ǂj Years (time).
ǂk Beginning date and ending date of attribute values

The earliest and latest date for which attribute values are valid.

552     NYROADS ǂb The roads of New York, none ǂc NYROADS_TYPE ǂd The road types of New York, none ǂe 1 ǂf Interstate Highway, none ǂg 1-4 ǂh New York Road Types, none ǂk 1999010-19990201 ǂl unknown ǂn irregular.
ǂl Attribute value accuracy

An estimate of the accuracy of the assignment of attribute values.

552     Soil type ǂb soil mapping unit polygon (SCS) ǂc Numbered ǂd soil category, user-defined ǂg 1-4 ǂj integer ǂk 19940809-19940812 ǂl untested.
ǂm Attribute value accuracy explanation

The definition of the Attribute Accuracy measure and units and a description of how the estimate was derived.

552     HYDROLOGIC UNIT CLASSIFICATION ǂb Character value listing USGS Hydrologic Unit Code for site, USGS Drainage Areas of Selected Sites on Streams in NC ǂc 03 01 ǂd Chowan and Roanoke River Basin: Nottoway (02 01), Blackwater (02 02), Chowan (02 03), Meherrin (02 04), Dan (01 03 & 04), and Roanoke Rivers (01 02, 06, &07) ǂm Errors probably exist from typing data into database. No rigorous testing has been conducted to confirm data.
ǂn Attribute measurement frequency

The frequency with which attribute values are added.

552     Water quality compared ǂn 1987, 1989 ǂo Measured water temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen at 9 locations from surface, mid, and bottom waters. Nutrient analysis was also done.
ǂo Entity and attribute overview

A detailed summary of the information contained in a data set.

552     ǂo soil polygons with user defined attributes.
ǂp Entity and attribute detail citation

A reference to the complete description of the entity types, attribute, and attribute values for the data set.

552     ǂo Three observables: Carrier-phase measurements, pseudorange (code) measurements, and observation times, as well as station and antenna information ǂp GPS bulletin. Volume 3, number 3, September-October 1990 issue, from the Commission VIII International Coordination of Space Techniques for Geodesy and Geodynamics.
ǂu Uniform Resource Identifier

For information about subfield ǂu, see Control Subfields. Repeat subfield ǂu if the digital object has multiple identifiers (URIs).

552     ǂu http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/dds/dds-61
ǂz Display note

A note that introduces the data in the field.

552     ǂc NAICSCODE ǂd NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) Code for entity. NAICS Codes (and NAICS Descriptions) have been assigned based upon the entity's primary function, regardless of if that is the function that qualified it to be included in this dataset, TGS ǂh North American Industry Classification System (NAICS 2007), US Census Bureau ǂz Codeset source: ǂu http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.html
ǂ8 Field link and sequence number

For information about subfield ǂ8, see Control Subfields.

This page last revised: October 6, 2016