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MassGIS Data: Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Regions

July 2003
This MEMA Regions layer represents boundaries used by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency for planning and administrative purposes.

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Sample of MEMA Regions

The MEMA Regions layer represents boundaries used by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency for planning and administrative purposes. The data layer is considered unclassified information and was developed to meet Homeland Security Infrastructure Program requirements. The coverage was joined to the MassGIS Towns layer on TOWN_ID by MEMA staff. MassGIS dissolved the layer on region name.

The ArcSDE layers and Data Viewer shapefiles are named REGMEMA_POLY and REGMEMA_ARC.

Attributes

The polygon attribute table contains the following items: 
Item Width/Type Description
NAME 8 / I Region Name
PHONE 12 / C Region Phone Number
POP2000 9 / I Region Population, 2000
The arc attribute table contains the following items:
Item Width/Type Description
OUTLINE 1 / I Boundary type:
 9 = MEMA internal boundary
 1 = State outline
 4 = Coastline

Related Database Table

The table REGMEMA_POLY_TOWNS identifies which towns fall within each MEMA region. Items include: 
Item Width/Type Description
TOWN_ID 4 / I Municipality ID, from TOWNS layer
NAME 8 / C Region Name (same as NAME item in polygon attribute table)

Maintenance

MEMA will provide any updates to MassGIS.

Last Updated 7/29/2003

Items

Contributor
Modified Date
2017-12-29
Release Date
2017-12-29
Identifier
657a592a-158d-4f98-a2e9-07e974d74bb7
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Massachusetts
License
Author
MassGIS
Contact Name
MassGIS
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Data Quality
False
Content Type
Language
English (United States)