Deep Sea Coral National Observation Database, Northeast Region

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Biogeography Branch
Originator:
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fishery Service (NMFS), Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program
Publication_Date: 20120619
Title: Deep Sea Coral National Observation Database, Northeast Region
Edition: version 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: database
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MD
Publisher:
NOAA's Ocean Service (NOS), National Center for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)
Online_Linkage:
<http://www.habitat.noaa.gov/protection/corals/deepseacorals.html>
Online_Linkage:
<http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/ecosystems/coralreef/coral_dist_dev.aspx>
Larger_Work_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program
Publication_Date: Unpublished material
Title: National Geodatabase of Deep Sea Coral Observations
Edition: v 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: spreadsheet
Description:
Abstract:
The national database of deep sea coral observations. Northeast version 1.0.

***** This database was developed by the NOAA NOS NCCOS CCMA Biogeography office as part of a New York Offshore Spatial Planning project.

Purpose:
The National Database of Deep Sea Coral Observations has been developed to serve the needs of natural resource managers, scientific researchers, and the public.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20120621
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Continually
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -76.077800
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -60.511400
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.433000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.500000
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: biota
Theme_Keyword: 002
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificInformation
Theme_Keyword: 008
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme_Keyword: 014
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NOS Data Explorer Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Monitoring
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Geographic Information > Biology
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Deep-water corals > Alcyonacea (Soft Corals)
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Deep-water corals > Distribution
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Deep Sea Coral
Theme_Keyword: New York Offshore Spatial Planning
Theme_Keyword: CoRIS
Theme_Keyword: USGS Cold-Water Coral Geodatabase
Theme_Keyword: Deepwater Alcyonaceans
Theme_Keyword: NOAA NMFS
Theme_Keyword: NOAA NEFSC
Theme_Keyword: ecology
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword: OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean
Access_Constraints: None. Data set not yet available online.
Use_Constraints: None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program (DSCRTP)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1305 East West Highway, SSMC4
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-713-3028
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name:
<http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/approved_recs/nos_de/nccos/CCMA/Biogeography/ny_spatialplan/deep_sea_coral_ne_db_std_browse_NE_RtC.jpg>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Map of Deep Sea Corals in the Northeast US.
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: JPEG
Security_Information:
Security_Classification_System: none
Security_Classification: Unclassified
Security_Handling_Description: none

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: unconfirmed records of observations from historical sources
Quantitative_Attribute_Accuracy_Assessment:
Attribute_Accuracy_Value: Unknown
Attribute_Accuracy_Explanation: none
Logical_Consistency_Report:
These records were obtained from historical sources and are not confirmed or validated
Completeness_Report:
Observations re cord only where surveys have been conducted. Absence of an observation should not be interpreted as absence of corals.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: none
Quantitative_Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Value: 0.0
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation: none
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: none
Quantitative_Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Assessment:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Value: 0.0
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Explanation: none
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: USGS
Publication_Date: 2010
Title: USGS Cold-Water Coral Geodatabase v1.0
Edition: v1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Other_Citation_Details: Scanlon, Waller, et al, 2010
Type_of_Source_Media: digital database file
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2010
Time_of_Day: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: USGS CoWCoG 2010
Source_Contribution:
Cold-Water Coral Geographic Database-deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Undersea Research Center, University of Connecticut
Publication_Date: 2003
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
A Geographic Database of Deepwater Alcyonaceans of the Northeastern US Continental Shelf and Slope
Edition: v 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Other_Citation_Details: Watling, Auster et al, 2003
Type_of_Source_Media: CD-ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Watling et al
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Museum of Natural History
Publication_Date: Unpublished material
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title: Database of the Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: spreadsheet
Online_Linkage: <http://collections.mnh.si.edu/search/>
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Unknown
Time_of_Day: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NMNH
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Yale Peabody Museum
Publication_Date: Unpublished material
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title: Online records of deep sea coral observations
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: spreadsheet
Online_Linkage: <http://peabody.yale.edu/collections/search-collections>
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Unknown
Time_of_Day: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Yale Peabody
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Publication_Date: 1998
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
Quantitative Composition and Distribution of the Macrobenthic Invertebrate Fauna of the Continental Shelf Ecosystems of the Northeastern United States
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: document
Series_Information:
Series_Name: NOAA Technical Report NMFS
Issue_Identification: NMFS 140
Online_Linkage:
<http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/classics/theroux1998/1-50.pdf>
Type_of_Source_Media: electronic mail system
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1998
Time_of_Day: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Theroux Wigley 1998
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Publication_Date: Unpublished material
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title: Benthic Ecology Database
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NOAA NEFSC
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Bureau of Land Management
Publication_Date: 1980
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
Epifaunal Zonation and Community Structure in the Mid- and North Atlantic Canyons - Final Report for the Canyon Assessment Study in the Mid- and North Atlantic areas of the US Outer Continental Shelf
Other_Citation_Details: Hecker, Blechschmidt, Gibson, 1980
Type_of_Source_Media: paper
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1980
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Hecker et al 1980
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Undersea Research Center, University of Connecticut
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: DSCRTP data mining exercise
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: spreadsheet
Type_of_Source_Media: electronic mail system
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Unknown
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: NURC, UConn
Source_Contribution: deep sea coral observation records
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
combined all databases into a single consistent format bases on USGS CoWCoG
Process_Date: 20120621
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service- Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program (DSCRTP)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: physical
Address: 1305 East-West Highway, SSMC4 Rm 3216
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20910
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-713-3028 x112

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 1940

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: WGS84
Ellipsoid_Name: WGS1984
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257223563
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: No correction
Depth_Resolution: 0.1
Depth_Distance_Units: meters
Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: Deep Sea Coral Observation
Entity_Type_Definition: Deep Sea Coral Observation
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RECORD_NO
Attribute_Definition:
Arbitrary & unique record number of the sample or observation, assigned for this database by DSCRTP
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Record Number
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: ID #
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unknown
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: TAXON
Attribute_Definition:
Scientific name of the organism observed or sampled reported at the lowest taxonomic level where reasonable accuracy can be assured. The text "sp." is entered after the genus name if the species is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: taxonomic identification
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: Unknown
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SAMPLE_ID
Attribute_Definition:
Original ID of the sample or observation, if known (e.g, catalog nember for museum specimen). The text "unknown" is entered if the sample ID isn't known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Sample codes-undefined
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unknown
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CITATION1
Attribute_Definition:
Primary citation for the sample or observation. If unpublished, List name of Lead Scientist
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Citation information
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CITATION2
Attribute_Definition:
Secondary citation for the sample. If a secondary citation was not used the text "n/a" is entered.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: citation information
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: Unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: RECORD_TYPE
Attribute_Definition:
The type of record is entered (e.g., specimen, video, photo, observation, etc.) The text "unknown" is entered if the method is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: record type
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: REPOSITORY
Attribute_Definition:
Location where the sample or record is stored. The text "unknown" is entered if the location is not given in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Repository is an undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: Unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COLLECTION
Attribute_Definition:
Method(s) of collection. The text "unknown" is entered if the method is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OCEAN
Attribute_Definition: Ocean basin where the record or sample comes from
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: 7 seas
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Country
Attribute_Definition:
country(if applicable - otherwise "n/a" if from international waters)
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: string-country name
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: State
Attribute_Definition:
US State off which the sample was collected or observation made (if applicable; can also be Mexican State or Canadian Province - otherwise "n/a" if not in U.S. waters)
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: 50 states
Codeset_Source: USA
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SPECIFIC_L
Attribute_Definition:
Name or description of the location where the sample was collected or observed, as indicated in the citation(s) for the sample or observation. The text "n/a" is entered when the citation doesn't provide a place name or description.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: geographic place names
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: spatially derived
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Longitude
Attribute_Definition:
Longitude in decimal degrees in WGS1984 where the sample or observation was collected.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -180
Range_Domain_Maximum: 180
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.000001
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed locations
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LATITUDE
Attribute_Definition:
Latitude in decimal degrees in WGS1984 where the sample or observation was collected.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 0
Range_Domain_Maximum: 90
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.000001
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ORIG_X_DD
Attribute_Definition:
Longitude in decimal degrees in original datum as reported in citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -180
Range_Domain_Maximum: 180
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.000001
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ORIG_Y_DD
Attribute_Definition:
Latitude in decimal degrees in original datum as reported in the original citation
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 0
Range_Domain_Maximum: 90
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.000001
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LOC_QUAL
Attribute_Definition:
General quality of the positional data; 1 is highest, 3 is lowest. This is a subjective value determined by the person who entered the data. In general, 1 is entered for positions determined by GPS; 2 is entered for other modern systems such as transit satellite or LORAN; 3 is entered for data from the 1800s and early 1900s or when no information about the navigation system was given in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: location Quality
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DEPTHMIN_M
Attribute_Definition:
Minimum water depth in meters from which the sample was collected or observed, as reported in citation. The value -9999 is entered when depth is not reported.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -7000
Range_Domain_Maximum: 0
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: meters
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.1
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DEPTHMAX_M
Attribute_Definition:
Maximum water depth in meters from which the sample was collected or observed, as reported in citation. The value -9999 is entered when depth is not reported.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -7000
Range_Domain_Maximum: 0
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: meters
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 0.1
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COLLECT_D
Attribute_Definition:
Day of the month on which the sample or observation was collected. The number 0 is entered if the day is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 0
Range_Domain_Maximum: 31
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: days of the month
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 1.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COLLECT_M
Attribute_Definition:
Month in which the sample or observation was collected. The number 0 is entered if the day is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 1
Range_Domain_Maximum: 12
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: months of the year
Attribute_Measurement_Resolution: 1.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COLLECT_Y
Attribute_Definition:
Year in which the sample or observation was collected. The number 0 is entered if the day is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: year
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: year
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: year
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CONDITION
Attribute_Definition:
Condition of the organism when collected or observed. Categories are: "Live" (Healthy; < 20% dead), "Dead," or "Damaged" (specify "Damaged/predation," "Damaged/anthropogenic," or "Damaged/unknown"). The text "unknown" is entered if size is not reported.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SIZE_CM
Attribute_Definition: no values
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: size
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: INDIVIDUAL
Attribute_Definition: # of individual coral colonies observed
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: # of individuals
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: # of individuals
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ABUNDANCE
Attribute_Definition:
Abundance category of corals/sponges of the same species at location, or density (actual or estimated), or cover (actual or estimated) of organisms that cannot be individuallly counted. The text "n/a" is entered if abundance or density is not reported.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Abundance
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: WEIGHT_KG
Attribute_Definition:
Weight of the coral/sponges of the same taxon collected at the same location. The text "n/a" is entered if weight is not reported or is not appropriate for this record.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: weight
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: weight
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STRUCTURE
Attribute_Definition:
Structure forming corals: yes or no and sometimes maybe
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: structure forming
Codeset_Source: DSCRTP (yes/no)
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SAMPLESCOM
Attribute_Definition: Comments for samples
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SUBSTRATE
Attribute_Definition:
Contact substrate of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if contact substrate is not recorded.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HABITAT
Attribute_Definition:
Habitat or biotope of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if habitat is not recorded.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ASSOCIATED
Attribute_Definition:
Other notable associates or other organisms that are observed to co-occur with the organism. The text "n/a" is entered if associated fauna are not recorded.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ECOLOGY_CO
Attribute_Definition:
Written comments on the organism in the context of its environment that might be of interest or importance to subsequent work. The text "none" is entered if no comments are needed.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: undefined string
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
Attribute_Value_Accuracy: 0.0
Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Explanation: unconfirmed
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: IMAGE1
Attribute_Definition:
Filename of photo of sample or record (in Images folder). The text "n/a" is entered if no photo is available.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Definition:
Filename of photo of sample or record (in Images folder). The text "n/a" is entered if no photo is available.
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Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute:
Attribute_Label: VIDEO_CLIP
Attribute_Definition:
Filename of video clip of sample or record in situ (in Images folder). The text "n/a" is entered if no photo is available.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: PHYLUM
Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Phylum of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Class of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Subclass of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Order of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Suborder of the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Family of the organism sampled or observed. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: SUBFAMILY
Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Subfamily of the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
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Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Genus of the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not identified to genus.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic species of the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not identified to species.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: SUBSPECIES
Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomic Subspecies of the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if this taxon is not relevant for the sample.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Comments and other info about the taxonomy of the species of the sampled or observed organism. The text "none" is entered if no comments are necessary.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Other scientific names used for this species. The text "n/a" is entered if there are no other names used.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: AUTHORITY
Attribute_Definition:
Taxonomist who originally defined and named the species. The text "n/a" is entered if the sample has not been identified to species level. The entry is enclosed in parentheses if the species name has been changed since it was first described.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Common names of the sample/observed species. The text "n/a" is entered if there are no common names known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Person who identified the species of the sample or observation. The text "unknown" is entered if the person is not identified in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: ID_DATE
Attribute_Definition:
Date on which the sample was identified. The date of 1/1/9999 is entered if the date is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CRUISE_ID
Attribute_Definition:
ID of the cruise on which the sample or observation was collected. The text "unknown" is entered if the cruise ID is not known.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Name of the ship used for collecting the sample or observation. The text "unknown" is entered if the name of the ship was not reported in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Label: CHIEF
Attribute_Definition:
Chief scientist of the cruise during which the sample was collected. The text "unknown" is entered if the name of the chief scientist was not reported in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Affiliation of the chief scientist. The text "unknown" is entered if the affiliation was not reported in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Purpose of the cruise during which the sample or observation was collected. The text "unknown" is entered if the purpose was not reported in the citation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: DSCRTP
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Comments and other info about the cruise data. The text "none" is entered is no comments are needed.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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ID of dive on which the sample or observation was collected, if collection was by SCUBA, ROV, AUV, or other vehicle. The text "unknown" is entered if the ID of dive is not known. The text "n/a" is entered if other collection techniques (e.g., dredge) were used.
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ID of the station where the sample or observation was collected. The text "unknown" is entered if the station ID is not known.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Definition:
Other data types collected with the sample. The text "n/a" is entered if no other data is discussed in the citation.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Temperature in degrees C. The text "unknown" is entered if not recorded.
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Domain_Values:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Attribute_Value_Accuracy_Information:
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Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Observation records of deep sea corals and associated information.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: see Attachment G: Geodatabase Revised Fields.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program (DSCRTP)
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1305 East West Highway, SSMC4
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-713-3028
Resource_Description: Offline Data
Distribution_Liability:
These data were prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this report, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. Any views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof. Although all data have been used by NOAA, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA as to the accuracy of the data and/or related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by NOAA in the use of these data or related materials.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20130522
Metadata_Review_Date: 201310
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: 201310
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Biogeography Branch
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1305 East West Highway, SSMC4
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-713-3028
Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Biological Data Profile of the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

CoRIS:
CoRIS_ID: 20121121045945
CoRIS_Children: None
CoRIS_Beginning_Date: 20120621
CoRIS_Ending_Date: 20120621
CoRIS_Metadata_Link:
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CoRIS_Tracking_ID: 6569

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