Athabasca_Radioactive_Boulders

Shapefile

Tags
Canada, Saskatchewan, Athabasca, uranium


 
Summary

Part of Geological Atlas of Saskatchewan data

Description
Locations of radioactive boulders compiled from Ministry assessment files. This is a work in progress and some data is currently missing. Some assessment files did not include radioactive measurements, only that the boulders are above background radiation.
Credits

Use limitations
Although the Ministry of Energy and Resources has exercised all reasonable care in the compilation, interpretation, and production of this item, it is not possible to ensure total accuracy, and all persons who rely on the information contained herein do so at their own risk. The Ministry of Energy and Resources and the Government of Saskatchewan do not accept liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies that may be included in or derived from, this item.

ArcGIS Metadata

Topics and Keywords

Themes or categories of the resource  geoscientificInformation

Place keywords  Canada, Alberta, Saskatchewan
 
Theme keywords  Athabasca, uranium, boulder
 

Citation

Title Athabasca_Radioactive_Boulders
Creation date 2013-11-01 00:00:00
Publication date 2016-10-01 00:00:00

 
Presentation formats  digital map

 

Citation Contacts

Responsible party
Organization's name Saskatchewan Energy and Resources
Contact's role  originator

 

Resource Details

Dataset languages  English (UNITED STATES)
Dataset character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

 
Status  under development
Spatial representation type  vector

 
Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; ESRI ArcGIS 10.0.5.4400

 

Extents

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
West longitude -110.176489
East longitude -102.697923
North latitude 59.374169
South latitude 56.799853
Extent contains the resource Yes

 

Resource Points of Contact

Point of contact
Individual's name Bill Slimmon
Organization's name Saskatchewan Energy and Resources
Contact's role  point of contact

 
Contact information
Phone
Voice 306-787-9181

 
Address
Type both
Delivery point 2101 Scarth Street
City Regina
Administrative area Saskatchewan
Postal code S4P 2H9
Country CA
Country CA
e-mail addressbill.slimmon@gov.sk.ca

 


 

Resource Maintenance

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  irregular

 

Resource Constraints

Legal constraints
Other constraints
No constraints
Constraints
Limitations of use
Although the Ministry of Energy and Resources has exercised all reasonable care in the compilation, interpretation, and production of this item, it is not possible to ensure total accuracy, and all persons who rely on the information contained herein do so at their own risk. The Ministry of Energy and Resources and the Government of Saskatchewan do not accept liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies that may be included in or derived from, this item.

Spatial Reference

Reference system identifier
Value 0

 

Spatial Data Properties

Vector
Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only

 
Geometric objects
Object type  point
Object count 5396

 


 

Data Quality

Scope of quality information
Resource level  dataset

 


 
Data quality report - Absolute external positional accuracy
Dimension horizontal

 
Quantitative test results
Value UTM coordinates

 
Evaluation method Locations may be 200 to 300 meters off due to unknowns such as datums and projections of information submitted to the assessment files and due to poor location maps.

 


 

Distribution

Distribution format
Name Shapefile

 
Transfer options
Transfer size 10.953

 
Online source
Locationhttps://gisappl.saskatchewan.ca/Html5Ext/index.html?viewer=GeoAtlas

 

Fields

Details for object Athabasca_Radioactive_Boulders
Field UTM_N


 
Field Shape
Field description
Feature geometry.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Coordinates defining the features.

 


 
Field FILE_NUM
Field description
Ministry assessment file number


 
Field YEAR
Field description
Survey year


 
Field BOULDER_ID


 
Field LITHOLOGY


 
Field CLUSTER
Field description
Boulder cluster name 


 
Field CPS
Field description
Radioactivity in counts per second


 
Field EQUIPMENT
Field description
Instrument used for radioactive measurements


 
Field CPS_RANGE


 
Field U3O8_WT_PT


 
Field FID
Field description
Internal feature number.
Description source
ESRI
Description of values Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

 


 
Field UTM_E


 


 

Metadata Details

Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

 
Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset
Scope name  dataset

 
Last update 2014-11-12

 
ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ESRI-ISO

 

 

Metadata Contacts

Metadata contact
Individual's name Bill Slimmon
Organization's name Saskatchewan Energy and Resources
Contact's position GIS Project Geologist
Contact's role  point of contact

 
Contact information
Phone
Voice 306-787-9181

 
Address
Type both
Delivery point 2101 Scarth Street
City Regina
Administrative area Saskatchewan
Postal code S4P 2H9
Country CA
Country CA
e-mail addressbill.slimmon@gov.sk.ca

 


 

Metadata Maintenance

Maintenance
Update frequency  irregular