Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP) from 07 June 1999 to 16 September 1999 (NODC Accession 0000513)

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Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP) from 07 June 1999 to 16 September 1999 (NODC Accession 0000513)
This dataset consists of Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP) surveys taken in 1999 and include quantitative estimates of substrate type, rugosity, species type, and percent coverage. No fish data are included but will be included in later submissions. The types and overages were derived objectively from photographic images using PointCount99, a software package which analyzes random points on images of coral reefs and substrate. This dataset does not include the images from video transects however these will be provided to NOAA at a later date. Photoquadrats are included in this set. There are 19 survey sites, with 16 of these having both a shallow and deep transect. These sites are located on Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Kahoolawe. One sampling date was taken for each site. Annual surveys are scheduled at these sites and additional sites through at least 2002.
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  1. How should this data set be cited?

    University of Hawaii At Manoa (UHM), 20010724, Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP) from 07 June 1999 to 16 September 1999 (NODC Accession 0000513): US National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -159.893611
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -156.492778
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.411111
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.619444

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  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 07-Jun-1999
    Ending_Date: 16-Sep-1999
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

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    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data

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    University of Hawaii At Manoa
    Attn: (3713) Jokiel, Dr. Paul
    Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology;
    Department of Oceanography;
    School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology;
    P.O. Box 1346
    Kaneohe, HI 96744

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    Downloadable Data

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Last modified: 21-May-2014
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