Abstract: The Listing of Historic Resources is comprised of all the polygons that represent Historic Resources areas in Alberta. Historic Resources are land sections that possess known historic resources or have high potential for their presence, including archaeological, palaeontological, historical, natural and cultural resources. The purpose is for the protection of historic resources in Alberta. Instructions for use of this data product can be accessed at https://open.alberta.ca/publications/listing-of-historic-resources-instructions-for-use
Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      B175F0CE-DD01-4C93-BEBF-02FC6ACB33B5
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
  Character set: 
    Character set code: 
      utf8
  Hierarchy level: 
    Scope code: 
      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women, Government of Alberta
      Position name: 
          Archaeological Survey, Historic Resources Management Branch
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Address: 
            Address: 
              Electronic mail address: 
                  HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          publisher
  Date stamp: 

      2023-11-14
  Metadata standard name: 
      NAP - Metadata
  Metadata standard version: 
      1.2
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Spatial representation info:

Vector spatial representation: Topology level: Topology level code: geometryOnly Geometric objects: Geometric objects: Geometric object type: Geometric object type code: composite Geometric object count: 70935
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Reference system info:

Reference system: Reference system identifier: RS Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry Date: Date: Date: 2016-12-15 Date type: Date type code: creation Cited responsible party: missing Code: 3400 Code Space: EPSG Version: 6.11(9.3.0.0)
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Identification info:

Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Listing of Historic Resources Date: Date: Date: 2012-02-15 Date type: Date type code: creation Date: Date: Date: 2023-10-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Date: Date: Date: 2023-09-01 Date type: Date type code: revision Edition: Fall 2023 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women, Government of Alberta Position name: Archaeological Survey, Historic Resources Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: originator Abstract: The Listing of Historic Resources is comprised of all the polygons that represent Historic Resources areas in Alberta. Historic Resources are land sections that possess known historic resources or have high potential for their presence, including archaeological, palaeontological, historical, natural and cultural resources. The purpose is for the protection of historic resources in Alberta. Instructions for use of this data product can be accessed at https://open.alberta.ca/publications/listing-of-historic-resources-instructions-for-use Purpose: The Listing of Historic Resources dataset provides users with GIS ready polygonal representation of all Historic Resources in the province of Alberta, and is suitable for indexing or analysis purposes. This is the public version of the listing. Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women, Government of Alberta Position name: Archaeological Survey, Historic Resources Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: pointOfContact Resource maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: biannually Date of next update: 2024-04-01 Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Alberta, Canada Type: Keyword type code: place Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Historical Sites Keyword: Historic Areas Keyword: Historic Resources Type: Keyword type code: theme Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use constraints: Restriction code: license Other constraints: Your use of this information will be governed by the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta, in forced as of the date you accessed the information, found at https://open.alberta.ca/licence Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Access constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: To access the data you must agree to the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta found at https://open.alberta.ca/licence Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use limitation: Distribution Liability: Under the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta, the Information is licensed as is, and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations, and liabilities, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law. The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and will not under any circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this licence or the Information, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage. Resource constraints: Security constraints: Classification: Classification code: unclassified User note: Public/Unrestricted Classification system: Government of Alberta Information Security Classification Handling description: https://imtpolicy.sp.alberta.ca/standards/Pages/Data-and-Information-Security-Classification.aspx Spatial representation type: Spatial representation type code: vector Language: Language Code: eng Character set: Character set code: utf8 Topic category: Topic category code: society Topic category: Topic category code: boundaries Environment description: Esri ArcGIS 13.0.2.36056 Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: Extent type code: true West bound longitude: -120.848602 East bound longitude: -108.508668 South bound latitude: 48.90133 North bound latitude: 60.007143 Supplemental Information: Road Allowances have been dissolved into the associated adjacent LSD to allow for gapless spatial representation of features. Symbolization and Record Order The order of data in the GIS layer differs from the order of the tabular datasets. The HRV values from HRV 5 to HRV 1 are drawn to ensure that the more significant areas are shown above those of lower significance (ie: HRV1 > HRV5). Provincial Boundary All features of the listing have been clipped to the Province of Alberta boundary. For features that fall across this boundary, the spatial representation is only within Alberta, however, the ATS attributes still reflect the full coverage of the feature. National Historic Sites of Canada As of September 2011, the National Historic Sites of Canada have been incorporated into the listing as HRV 3 historic sites. CFB Suffield Area As of September 2011, the area of CFB Suffield is included in the Listing of Historic Resources. Instructions for use of this data product can be accessed at https://www.alberta.ca/listing-historic-resources.
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DISTRIBUTION INFO:

Distribution: Distribution format: Format: Name: Shapefile Version: 10.7.1 Specification: SHP File decompression technique: ZIP Distribution format: Format: Name: PDF Version: 1.7 Specification: PDF Distribution format: Format: Name: Microsoft XLSX Version: 2016 Specification: XLSX Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women, Government of Alberta Position name: Archaeological Survey, Historic Resources Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: distributor Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Units of distribution: MB Transfer size: 1 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://open.alberta.ca/publications/listing-of-historic-resources-instructions-for-use Protocol: HTTPS Name: Listing of Historical Resources - Instructions for Use (PDF) Description: PDF document containing Listing of Historical Resources - Instructions for Use Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Units of distribution: MB Transfer size: 12 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.alberta.ca/system/files/custom_downloaded_images/cmsw-arcgis-shapefile.zip Protocol: HTTPS Name: Listing of Historic Resources - Shapefile (ZIP) Description: Shapefile containing Listing of Historic Resources dataset Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.alberta.ca/listing-historic-resources.aspx/ Protocol: HTTPS Name: Listing of Historic Resources Information Page Description: Web page containing information on Listing of Historic Resources Function: Online function code: information Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Units of distribution: MB Transfer size: 4 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://open.alberta.ca/opendata/listing-of-historic-resources Protocol: HTTPS Name: Listing of Historic Resources (XLSX) Description: Spreadsheet containing Listing of Historic Resources data Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://geospatial.alberta.ca/portal/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ee0a7f792afb4e8db5e8ba35c0f6bdba Protocol: HTTPS Name: Alberta Listing of Historic Resources Web Application Description: Web application displaying Alberta Listing of Historic Resources Function: Online function code: webService
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Data quality info:

Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Report: Thematic classification correctness: Evaluation method type code: Evaluation method type code: directInternal Evaluation method description: The classification of LSD grids by HRV value and category is programmatically derived from the numerous source datasets created and maintained by Culture and Tourism. Once the algorithm is run to generate the thematic data, it is cross referenced against the source datasets to ensure that the classification is correct. Further, subjec matter experts are required to give their approval of the representation of their specific category before publication of this listing. Date and time: 2017-10-06T00:00:00 Result: Conformance result: Specification: Citation: Title: _ Date: Date: Date: 2017-09-22 Date type: Date type code: creation Cited responsible party: missing Explanation: Publication of the listing implies that each category's subject matter expert has approved the representation of said categories in the dataset. Pass: true Lineage: Lineage: Statement: The Listing of Historic Resources is automatically generated with a custom application that spatially selects LSDs from the Alberta Township System grid using a number of spatial feature classes maintained by Alberta Culture. These feature classes include: archaeological sites, traditional use sites, Register of Historic Places, high potential lands, Historic Resources Management Areas, Ammonite Shell Agreements, and sensitivity for palaeontological resources. Attributes of these feature classes, most importantly "Historic Resource Value", are associated with the LSD spatial data, resulting in categorized and classified polygons that constitute the Listing of Historic Resources. Process step: Process step: Description: The Listing of Historic Resources is automatically generated with a custom application that spatially selects LSDs from the Alberta Township System grid (v4.1, derived LSD dataset with dissolved Road Allowances) using a number of spatial feature classes maintained by Alberta Culture and Status of Women. These feature classes include: archaeological sites, traditional use sites, Register of Historic Places, high potential lands, Historic Resources Management Areas, Ammonite Shell Agreements, and sensitivity for palaeontological resources. Attributes of these feature classes, most importantly "Historic Resource Value", are linked with the LSD spatial data, resulting in the polygons that constitute the Listing of Historic Resources. The polygons are generlized into individual records based on the ATS section, but specific to the LSD in shape and attribute. Date and time: 2012-02-15T00:00:00 Processor: Responsible party: Individual name: Paul Collins Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women Position name: Historic Resource Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process step: Description: Dataset restrictions including national parks and reserves update as of April 2020. Date and time: 2012-08-15T00:00:00 Processor: Responsible party: Individual name: Paul Collins Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women Position name: Historic Resource Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process step: Description: Python scripts used to process the Listing replaced with FME Tools processes of equivalent function. Addition of steps to determine reason for inclusion or exclusion of particular LSDs. Rationale: FME Tools spatial processing has proven to be more precise in determination of intersects. Processing also makes full use of multi-core processing and high availability of RAM to allow processes to run much faster. The processing environment also yields much more valuable diagnostic feedback. New processes enable better tracking to determine cause of inclusion or exclusion of particular LSDs. Date and time: 2020-04-08T00:00:00 Processor: Responsible party: Individual name: Paul Collins Organisation name: Alberta Arts, Culture, and Status of Women Position name: Historic Resource Management Branch Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: HRA-Team@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: processor Process step: Process step: Description: Received update from Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women. A total of 70533 polygons in the feature class Date and time: 2021-10-12T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Changed the field name 'TWN' to 'TWP' Rationale: Changed to match the Spring 2023 release of the dataset Date and time: 2023-04-20T00:00:00 Processor: Responsible party: Organisation name: Alberta Environment and Protected Areas, Government of Alberta Position name: Provincial Geospatial Center Contact info: Contact: Address: Address: Electronic mail address: AEP.GDAMetadata@gov.ab.ca Role: Role code: processor
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Metadata maintenance:

Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: biannually Date of next update: 2024-04-01
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