South Florida Sportfishing Geodatabase Charter and Private Vessels from 1991 to 2003

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Title:
South Florida Sportfishing Geodatabase Charter and Private Vessels from 1991 to 2003
Abstract:
Number of boats per grid,year and month. Source data for the calculations: Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey (MRFSS), Head boat data (HB) and Aerial Survey data (AE). Year:1991 - 2003 Variable: Number of boats Calculations: Total amount of the data, number of records, the average, minimum value, maximum value, median and Standard deviation.
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Resource Description: South Florida Sportfishing Geodatabase Charter and Private Vessels from 1991 to 2003
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Rivero, Carlos, 20120606, South Florida Sportfishing Geodatabase Charter and Private Vessels from 1991 to 2003: NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -86.1641
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -79.4961
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 27.002
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.3348

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    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1991
    Ending_Date: 31-Dec-2003
    Currentness_Reference: Publication date

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    Rivero, Carlos
    Southeast Fisheries Science Center
    75 Virginia Beach Drive
    Miami, FL 33149

    305-361-4484 (voice)
    305-365-4102 (FAX)
    Carlos.Rivero@noaa.gov


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This data was developed for research purposes only. It should not be used in policy considerations or analyses.


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Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
This geodata should not be copied or distributed without its associated metadata file. Use of these data is not restricted; however, organizations, agencies, units of government, or other users are responsible for the appropriate application of these data. This geodatabase should not be used for policy evaluations or analyses. The NOAA NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center should be acknowledged as the data source in products derived from this data.

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

    NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center
    Attn: Rivero, Carlos
    75 Virginia Beach Drive
    Miami, FL 33149
    US

    305-361-4484 (voice)
    305-365-4102 (FAX)
    Carlos.Rivero@noaa.gov

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

    Downloadable Data

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    Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from a Southeast Fisheries Science Center server, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. So, these data are provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Also, use of trade names or commercial products in this metadata is solely for the purpose of providing specific information, and does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the US Government. Any downloading and use of these data signifies a user's agreement to comprehension and compliance of the NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service Standard Disclaimer. Insure all portions of metadata are read and clearly understood before using these data in order to protect both user and NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center interests.

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Dates:
Last modified: 20-Dec-2012
Last Reviewed: 24-Jul-2012
Metadata author:
Southeast Fisheries Science Center
Attn: Rivero, Carlos
75 Virginia Beach Drive
Miami, FL 33149

305-361-4484 (voice)
305-365-4102 (FAX)
Carlos.Rivero@noaa.gov

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


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