Landtype Associations of Northern Michigan Section VII

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Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
R. A. Corner and D. A. Albert, Ecologists. M. B. Austin and C. J. DeLain, GIS Technicians.
Publication_Date: 1999
Title: Landtype Associations of Northern Michigan Section VII
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Lansing, MI
Publisher: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Other_Citation_Details: Six volume set and digital map.
Description:
Abstract:
Landtype Associations of Northern Lower Michigan (Section VII) was created in cooperation with the Northern Lower Michigan Ecosystem Mangement Project. The Land Type Association classification is one layer in the ecological classification hierarchy now being used in Michigan to understand the patterns and processes that dominate the landscape at different geographic scales.
Purpose:
Generate map products and a report to support ecoregional planning in the Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. The Land Type Association classification is important to land managers and planners to understand the patterns and processes that dominate the landscape.
Supplemental_Information:
Landtype Associations (LTAs) were digitized, processed, and analyzed for thirty-five counties in northern lower MI. Final product includes LTA maps by county, by subsection, and by northern Lower Michigan. Detailed descriptions and discussions of LTAs are available in six individual documents by subsection. Documents are available through Michigan Natural Features Inventory. Description of approach: Several data layers were incorporated in the delineation of landtype associations (LTAs). Data layers were mapped to the scale of 1:63,360 (1 inch = 1 mile) to allow their comparison on a light table. As a first step, USDA soil surveys and the glacial landform map of Michigan (Farrand and Bell 1982) were interpreted to identify landform features, typically differentiated on the basis of combinations of slope class, soil texture, and drainage class characteristics, as defined by the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service. These landform features were considered first approximation landtype associations (LTAs) and were compared to maps of presettlement vegetation (Comer et al. 1995). The assumption was that abiotic (physical) differences between adjacent LTAs should result in corresponding differences in the dominant vegetation, or at least different patterns in the mosaic of the dominant forest communities. Typically there was good agreement between presettlement vegetation and LTA boundaries, and description for the proposed LTA units were then written. In some cases there was not good agreement between presettlement vegetation and first approximation LTA boundaries. In these cases, additional information was used to refine boundaries. First, photo-based soils maps from recent county soil surveys were studied to identify more appropriate boundary locations. The photo-based maps often allowed important differences in land use, slope class, and drainage class to be identified. Then, 1:24,000 topographic maps, with an overlay of the presettlement vegetation data, were studied to locate ecologically significant topographic boundaries. Following this refinement of boundaries, LTAs were described. The Project References section of this document details the sources of information used to delineate LTA boundaries. LTAs are relatively local landscape ecosystem units based largely on glacial landforms. Glacial landforms can be viewed as large, broadly defined units, called either physiographic systems or major landforms (such as outwash plains or moraines (Barnes et al. 1998, page 38). These large landforms can be further divided into minor landforms; for outwash, examples of minor landforms might be pitted outwash, or broad outwash plain, or a narrow outwash channel. We chose to include both major and minor landforms within our concept of LTAs by utilizing a four-digit code for LTAs. By lumping (left digit only), LTAs are the equivalent of the major landform (physiographic system), while separating LTAs by the second, third, or fourth digit is equivalent to minor landform. Different management and informational needs will likely justify different scales of LTA description. We do not yet know the appropriate level of delineation for many management needs and are therefore maintaining as much information in our map codes as possible until we have adequately tested our LTAs.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1999
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Unknown
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East_Bounding_Coordinate: -83.219969
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.796344
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 43.279251
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: landtype
Theme_Keyword: land use
Theme_Keyword: LTAs
Theme_Keyword: ecological regions
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Ecoregion VII
Place_Keyword: Northern Lower Michigan
Access_Constraints: To be defined. (Ask Denny)
Use_Constraints: To be defined. (Ask Denny)
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Contact_Person: Dennis Albert
Contact_Position: Program manager, Ecology
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: PO Box 30444
City: Lansing
State_or_Province: MI
Postal_Code: 48909
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 517-335-4580
Data_Set_Credit:
This project, initiated by the Northern Lower Michigan Ecosystem Management Project, was prepared by the Michigan Natural Features Inventory. Financial assistance was provided by Michigan Department of Natural Resources Forest Management and Wildlife Dividions, Michigan Natural Features Inventory, USDI Bureau of Land Management, and the USDA Forest Service. Additional financial assistance for this project was provided by the Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program, Land and Water Management Division, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality through a grant form the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce. The authors would like to thank Mike Mang and Brian Mastenbrook of the Michigan Dnr, Judy Soule of Michigan Natural Features Inventory, and Jodi Spieles, formerly of Michigan Natural Features Inventory, for their extensive contributions to this document.
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Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Comer, P.J., D.A. Albert, H.A. Wells, B.L. Hart, J.B. Rabb, D.L. Price, D.M. Kashian, R.A. Corner, and D.W. Schuen.
Publication_Date: 1995
Title:
Michigan's Native Landscape, as Interpreted from the General Land Office Surveys 1816 - 1856.
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: digital
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Lansing, MI
Publisher: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Other_Citation_Details: 78 pp. and digital map.
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: D. A. Albert
Publication_Date: 1995
Title:
Regional Landscape Ecosystems of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin: A Working Map and Classification.
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name: General Technical Report
Issue_Identification: NC-178
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: St. Paul, MN
Publisher: USDA Forest Service North Central Experiment Station
Other_Citation_Details: 250 pp. + maps.
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: W. R. Farrand and D. L. Bell
Publication_Date: 1982
Title: Quaternary Geology of Southern Michigan
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher: University of Michigan Department of Geological Sciences.
Other_Citation_Details: 1:500,000 paper map
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, J. B. Raab, and C. J. DeLain.
Publication_Date: 1997
Title: Landtype associations of Northern Michigan
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Lansing, MI
Publisher: Michigan Natural Features Inventory

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Completeness_Report: Complete for Section VII.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
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Lineage:
Source_Information:
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Citation_Information:
Originator: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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Process_Step:
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Several data layers were incorporated to delineate the LTAs. They were mapped to a scale of 1:63,360 (1 inch = 1 mile) to allow their comparison on a light table. Then 1:24,000 scale USGS topographic maps with presettlement vegetation overlays were studied to determine ecologically significant topographic boundaries. LTA boundaries were refined and digitized using Intergraph Microstation.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: LTA base maps
Process_Date: 1996
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The .dgn files were converted to PC Arc using DGNARC, and stored in single precision format. The PC Arc coverages were CLEANed using a dangle length of 0 and a software default fuzzy tolerance. The PC Arc coverages were PROJECTed from State Plane (3 zones) to Michigan GeoRef and MAPJOINed to create the section VII coverage.
Process_Date: unknown
Process_Step:
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The LTA section VII coverage was IMPORTed to Arc/Info and stored in double precision format. The coverage was CLEANed and sliver polygons between the State Plane zone 2 and 3 boundary were ELIMINATEd. An arc attribute table (.aat) was built so arcs could be attributed as LTA, Section, and Sub-Subsection. The coverage was then INTERSECTed with the STCO24 coverage to provide the ability to display and query the LTAs by county units.
Process_Date: unknown

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Attribute_Definition_Source: R. A. Corner and D. A. Albert, Ecologists
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Codeset_Name: Landtype Associations of Northern Michigan
Codeset_Source:
D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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Attribute_Definition: unknown
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Codeset_Source:
D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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Codeset_Name: Landtype associations of Northern Michigan
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D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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Codeset_Name: Landtype associations of Northern Michigan
Codeset_Source:
D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
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Enumerated_Domain_Value: " "
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Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Landtype Associations of Northern Michigan
Codeset_Source:
D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, M.B. Austin, C. J. Delain. 1999. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Overview_Description:
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TEXT C, 7, -1 - LTA codes for the LTA polygons, SUBSECTION C, 6, -1 - *Subsection designation SUB_SUBSEC C, 8, -1 - *Subsubsection designation ECOCODE D, 4, 0 - *Ecology code. Code used by D. Albert, R. Corner(?). LTACODE D, 4, 0 - *Code used by D. Albert, R. Corner (?). DESCRIPTOR C, 70, -1 - *Description of the area DESCRIP_CD C, 25, -1 - *Code used by D. Albert, R. Corner (?). DESCRIPCOD C, 95, -1 - *Code used by D. Albert, R. Corner (?)

STATECTY D, 5, 0 - FIPS codes for county polygons FIPS:ST D, 2, 0 - redefined item for state FIPS FIPS:CO D, 3, 0, - redefined item for county FIPS FIPS D, 5, 0 - redefine of the above ST C, 2, -1 - State postal code CNTYNAME C, 23, -1 - County name in capitals CNTYNAME_MC C, 23, -1 - County name in mixed case CO_MIRIS D, 2, 0 - MIRIS county codes CO_BCD C, 6, -1 - BCD county names UP_LP C, 20, -1 - designates upper or lower peninsula (?)= use of these items is uncertain Some details: DESCRIPTOR:

(Details about this item can be found in the report: LANDTYPE ASSOCIATIONS OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN, D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, J. B. Raab, C. J. DeLain. Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Lansing, MI 1997) Broad moraine ridges or till plain; many lakes Broad moraine ridges, till plain, or upland drumlin field; few lakes Broad, flat outwash plain; few lakes or wetlands Broad, flat outwash plain; very poorly drained peat or muck Deltaic deposit Drumlin field; primarily wetland surrounding small drumlins Drumlin field; roughly 1/2 upland, 1/2 wetland Dune and swale complex; very poorly drained peat or muck Dune and swale or transverse dunes in embayment Flat lake plain; loam, silt loam, clay loam, or clay Flat lake plain; sand, loamy sand, or sandy loam Flat lake plain; very poorly drained peat or muck Flat moraine or till plain Ice-contact ridges; few kettle lakes Ice-contact ridges; many kettle lakes Lake Large, open dunes Limestone or dolomite Moraine ridges; few kettle lakes Moraine ridges; many kettle lakes Narrow outwash channel Narrow outwash channel; very poorly drained peat or muck Pitted outwash plain Pitted outwash plain; very poorly drained peat or muck

DESCRIP_CD: From Laura Hebert: "this was created by Denny and/or Rich to derive a simplified legend for the draft wall map I produced when I was at Wildlife GIS shop. Ex: 1-1, 1-3; Any polygon text field starting with 1-1 or 1-3 are classed together to provide a simplified legend which the descriptor fields states as Moraine ridges; few kettle lakes

1-1, 1-3 1-2, 1-4 2-1 2-2, 2-4 2-3 2-5 2-6 3-1, 3-3, 3-5 3-2, 3-4 4-1 5-1 5-1-4-9 5-2 5-2-4-9 5-4 5-5 5-5-4-9 6-1-4-9 6-1-x-1, 6-1-x-2, 6-1-x-8 6-1-x-3, 6-1-x-4, 6-1-x-5 6-3, 6-5 6-3-4-9 6-4 7 DESCRIPCOD: From Laura Hebert: "This was created by Denny and/or Rich to derive a simplified legend for the draft wall map I produced when I was at Wildlife GIS shop. This concantonates the fields descriptor and descrip_cd. ex: Moraine ridges; few kettle lakes; 1-1, 1-3

Broad moraine ridges or till plain; many lakes; 2-3 Broad moraine ridges, till plain, or upland drumlin tild; few lakes; 2-2, 2-4 Broad, flat outwash plain; few lakes or wetlands; 5-1 Broad, flat outwash plain; very poorly drained peat or muck; 5-1-4-9 Deltaic deposit; 5-4 Drumlin field; primarily wetland surrounding small drumlins; 2-6 Drumlin field; roughly 1/2 upland, 1/2 wetland; 2-5 Dune and swale complex; very poorly drained peat or muck; 6-3-4-9 Dune and swale or transverse dunes in embayment; 6-3, 6-5 Flat lake plain; loam, silt loam, clay loam, or clay; 6-1-x-3, 6-1-x-4, 6-1-x-5 Flat lake plain; sand, loamy sand, or sandy loam; 6-1-x-1, 6-1-x-2, 6-1-x-8 Flat lake plain; very poorly drained peat or muck; 6-1-4-9 Flat moraine or till plain; 2-1 Ice-contact ridges; few kettle lakes; 3-1, 3-3, 3-5 Ice-contact ridges; many kettle lakes; 3-2, 3-4 Lake; 7 Large, open dunes; 6-4 Limestone or dolomite; 4-1 Moraine ridges; few kettle lakes; 1-1, 1-3 Moraine ridges; many kettle lakes; 1-2, 1-4 Narrow outwash channel; 5-5 Narrow outwash channel; very poorly drained peat or muck; 5-5-4-9 Pitted outwash plain; 5-2 Pitted outwash plain; very poorly drained peat or muck; 5-2-4-9

Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
D. A. Albert, R. A. Corner, J. B. Raab, C. J. Delain. 1997. Landtype associations of Northern Michigan. Lansing, MI: Michigan Natural Features Inventory

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20000727
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Contact_Person: Helen Enander
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
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Contact_Voice_Telephone: 517-373-2073
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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