Geographic Information System (GIS) characterizations of benthic habitats near South Florida coast (NODC Accession 0000600)

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Title:
Geographic Information System (GIS) characterizations of benthic habitats near South Florida coast (NODC Accession 0000600)
Abstract:

Geographic Information System (GIS) software is required to fully utilize the contents of this accession.

Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Florida Marine Research Institute (FMRI), 20011026, Geographic Information System (GIS) characterizations of benthic habitats near South Florida coast (NODC Accession 0000600): 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: -83.104812
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.024493
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 26.983128
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.413503

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1982
    Ending_Date: 31-Dec-1991
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data

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    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
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    Recent data archived by the NODC are available in the format provided by the data originator. Data may also be available in NODC-processed formats. Please contact the NODC directly for additional details about this particular data set.


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    Florida Marine Research Institute
    Attn: (4216) Ward, David
    100 8th Avenue SE
    St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
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BASIC RESEARCH


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Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints:
NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these data.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    US National Oceanographic Data Center
    User Services Team
    SSMC3 FOURTH FLOOR; 1315 EAST WEST HWY
    SILVER SPRING, MD 20910-3282

    301-713-3272 (voice)
    301-713-3302 (FAX)
    NODC.Services@noaa.gov

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data

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    NOAA and NODC make no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NODC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data.

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Dates:
Last modified: 19-Oct-2013
Metadata author:
US National Oceanographic Data Center
Data Officer
SSMC3 FOURTH FLOOR; 1315 EAST WEST HWY
SILVER SPRING, MD 20910-3282
USA

301-713-3272 (voice)
301-713-3302 (FAX)
NODC.DataOfficer@noaa.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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