Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The 2017 Inventory for Spotsylvania County was generated using on-screen, digitizing techniques in ArcGIS® -ArcMap v10.4.1while viewing conditions observed in Bing high resolution oblique imagery, Google Earth, and2013imagery from the Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP).Four GIS shapefiles are developed. The first describes land use and bank conditions (Spotsylvania_lubc_2017). The second portrays the presence of beaches (Spotsylvania_beaches_2017). The third reports shoreline structures that are described as arcs or lines (e.g. riprap)(Spotsylvania_sstru_2017). The final shapefile includes all structures that are represented as points (e.g. piers)(Spotsylvania_astru_2017).The metadata file accompanies the shapefiles and defines attribute accuracy, data development, and any use restrictions that pertain to data.
Shoreline Evolution, Shoreline Management, GIS, Aerial Photography, Virginia
The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) provides these data with the understanding that they are not guaranteed to be correct or complete, and conclusions drawn from the data set are the sole responsibility of the user. Every attempt has been made to ensure that these data and the documentation are reliable and accurate. CCRM, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), and the Commonwealth of Virginia assume no liability for any damages caused by inaccuracies in the data or documentation; and make no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or utility of this information, nor does the fact of distribution constitute a warranty. Use of these data in publications or maps, either digital or hardcopy, requires proper citation and inclusion of the CCRM logo. Distribution of these data is not restricted. CCRM, however, is not responsible for misuse of these data and recommends metadata file(s) always remain with the GIS data. CCRM encourages noticeable errors be reported to the contact person identified in the metadata file.
Supported by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Comprehensive Coastal Inventory Program
Berman, M.R., Nunez, K., Rudnicky, T., Bradshaw, J., Duhring, K., Brown, K.F., Hendricks, J., Weiss, D.,and Hershner, C.H. 2017. County of Spotsylvania, Virginia -Shoreline Inventory Report: Methods and Guidelines, SRAMSOEno. 466. ComprehensiveCoastal Inventory Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary,Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062.