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Frequently-anticipated questions:

What does this data set describe?

Title: Assessor.SDE.Parcel_Poly
Abstract: Tax parcel boundaries stored as polygons.
Supplemental_Information: Maintained by County Assessor's Office Mappers.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Boone County GIS Department, March 2001, Assessor.SDE.Parcel_Poly: Boone County GIS Department, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri.

    Online Links:

    • Server=BCADC2; Service=5151; Database=Assessor; User=sde; Version=sde.DEFAULT

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -92.570668
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -92.104410
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.248817
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.642681

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: March 2001
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • G-polygon (57299)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
      SPCS_Zone_Identifier: 2402
      Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.999933
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -92.500000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 35.833333
      False_Easting: 1640416.666667
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000200
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000200
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.

      Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000
      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?


    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Parcel number (Source: Boone County GIS Department)

    Lot number (Source: Boone County GIS Department)

    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.



Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    County Assessor's Mylar Parcel Maps

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    Boone County GIS Department
    c/o Jason Warzinik
    GIS Program Manager
    801 E Walnut
    Columbia, MO 65201

    573-886-4325 (voice)

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm M-F

Why was the data set created?

To graphically represent land ownership information, and to be the base map for Boone County's GIS.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 2)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • Server=bcadc2; Service=5151; Database=Assessor; User=sde; Version=sde.DEFAULT

    (process 2 of 2)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • \\GIS13762\D$\updatetemp\Org Geodatabase.mdb

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Must sign license agreement and is subject to fees defined in fee schedule.
License agreement prevents licensee from selling/redistributing the data.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    Boone County Assessor's Office
    c/o Jeff Davis
    801 E Walnut
    Columbia, MO 65201

    573-886-4262 (voice)

    Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm M-F
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Parcel Poly

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 30-Dec-2004
Metadata author:
Boone County GIS Department
c/o Con_Per<-->
GIS Analyst
801 E Walnut
Columbia, MO 65201

573-886-4303 (voice)
Con_email <-->

Hours_of_Service: 8am-5pm M-F
Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:

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