Geologic datasets for weights of evidence analysis in northeast Washington--3. Minerals-related permits on national forests, 1967 to 1998

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/99-414/metadata.faq.html
Description Permits to explore for and (or) develop mineral resources on Federal lands can be used to indicate locations and types of mineral-related activities on national forests. Permits for these activities require filing of a Notice of Intent to conduct mineral
Originators Boleneus, David E.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF99-414

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Overview of attributes

The data set for "Geologic datasets for weights of evidence
analysis in northeast Washington--3. Minerals-related permits on
national forests, 1967 to 1998" consists of one Excel 97
workbook, "of99-414.xls", which is displayed as Table 1 in the
OFR text.
Definitions of fields in the "of99-414.xls" sheet in the
workbook are given below:
Permit number--Plan or notice number (as designated by this
report)
Type--Plan or Notice
Forest--Name of forest containing plan or
notice
Company--Name of applicant or company conducting the work
Primary commodity--Primary commodity (e.g.  Au, Ag, Pb...)
All commodities--All commodities given as object of plan or notice
Latitude--Latitude of point at center of nearest section
Longitude--Longitude of point at center of nearest section
Purpose--Purpose of plan or notice assigned by applicant
Project--Project name assigned by applicant
Start year--First year permit was issued
End year--Last year permit was issued
District--Forest district where permit is located
Local no.--Tracking number used by U.S. Forest Service
Region--U.S. Forest Service region number
State--State
Township--Township number (N) in Washington (Willamette meridian)
Range--Range number (E) in Washington (Willamette meridian)
Assumed section--Section arbitrarily decided as centroid from
which the latitude and longitude were calculated using the
freeware script, "trs2ll" (M.Wefald, written commun.)
All Sections--Sections within the township-range containing plan
or notice
Subdivision--Subdivision of section, when available

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