Aquatic Resource Area Summary

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"

Abstract:

This data set can be used to describe the physical characteristics and fish species of lakes, rivers, or streams. This data set also links to more detailed external fish survey information for that waterbody. The attribute information for Aquatic Resource Area (ARA) Summary is contained in a consolidation class that does not have its own geographic representation.

Instead, ARA Summary is represented spatially by existing classes, the Aquatic Resource Area Summary Polygon and Aquatic Resource Area Summary Line data classes, via a unique ID. These data classes are included in the zip package for ARA Summary or are alternatively available for download from the Portal via the following records:

  • Aquatic Resource Area Summary Line (Spatial View)
  • Aquatic Resource Area Summary Polygon (Spatial View)
  • Since, spatial information does not exist for ARA Summary, edits can only be made to attribute information. The information in ARA Summary is based on a combination of many sources, including ARA Survey Point information. A body of water should have one record containing ARA Summary information. The ARA summary and survey layers are linked through the use of the 'ARA Identifier' attribute. The ARA Survey Point data class is included in the zip package for ARA Summary or can alternatively be downloaded from the Portal via the following record:

  • Aquatic Resource Area Survey Point
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