Simply defined, metadata is "data about data." Used in the context of digital spatial data, metadata is the background information which describes the content, quality, condition, and other appropriate characteristics of the data. View the metadata for many Bayfield County GIS layers (not a complete listing).
GIS Data Sources
Click on the data layer to view metadata. External links will connect to metadata provided by the originating agency. These agencies include the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WiDNR), the United States Geological Survey (USGS), and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
The spatial reference information described in these metadata documents references that of the original data source. All data used within the Bayfield County GIS are projected to the Bayfield County Coordinate System.