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Geographic Information > Habitats

This collection is a list of web-based information provided by national and international organizations involved in coral reef activities and research. Entries include the web site title, a link to the web site, and a brief description of each organization and its involvement with coral reefs. Items in this collection are searchable with Quick Search and Advanced Search.

This is a listing of all data sets in the CoRIS system for the category: Geographic Information > Habitats



Title: Artificial Reefs in US waters as of September 2012
Abstract: An artificial reef is a human-made underwater structure, typically built to promote marine life in areas with a generally featureless bottom, control erosion, block ship passage, or improve surfing. Many reefs are built using objects that were built for other purposes, for example by sinking oil...
Spatial: N: 42.344001, S: 20.696978, E: -70.195180, W: -158.194482 (Lat. & Long., in decimal degrees)
Dates: 2012
Publisher: NOAA's Ocean Service, Coastal Services Center (CSC)
Metadata: artificial_reefs.html FAQ HTML Text XML
Data (Network Resource): http://www.csc.noaa.gov/ArcGISPUB/rest/services/ MultipurposeMarineCadastre/ MultipurposeMarineCadastre/MapServer
Data (Online Linkage): http://www.csc.noaa.gov/ArcGISPUB/rest/services/ MultipurposeMarineCadastre/ MultipurposeMarineCadastre/MapServer

Title: Geographic Information System (GIS) characterizations of benthic habitats near South Florida coast (NODC Accession 0000600)
Abstract: This data collection uses a Geographic Information System (GIS) to organize and characterize information about benthic communities and substrates, which are ecological environments of the sea floor. The communities in this data collection include coral, seagrass, bare bottom, hard bottom, tidal...
Spatial: N: 26.983128, S: 24.413503, E: -80.024493, W: -83.104812 (Lat. & Long., in decimal degrees)
Dates: 1982 - 1991
Publisher: US National Oceanographic Data Center
Metadata: document_0000600.html FAQ HTML Text XML
Data (Network Resource): http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/ download/0000600
Data (Online Linkage): http://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0000600