Polygon Attribute Table (PAT)

Filename

dss_v1_REGION_pat

Description

The Polygon Attribute Table (PAT) provides the linkage between geographic locations (polygons) and soil attributes in the associated database tables.

Contents

Contents of dataset: dss_v1_REGION_pat
Field Name Type Width Description
1 AREA decimal 8 Internal field
2 PERIMETER decimal 8 Internal field
3 SOIL# binary 4 Internal field
4 SOIL-ID binary 4 Internal field
5 MAPUNITNOM string 60 Map Unit Symbol

Relationships

  1. A record in this file is unique with respect to SOIL#.
  2. The MAPUNITNOM field is used to relate to the SMUF table.

Notes:

  1. MAPUNITNOM numbers are not always unique within a coverage.
  2. The first 8 characters of MAPUNITNOM will be identical for all records within a coverage.