CRED Cumulative Map of Percent Scleractinian Coral Cover at Maug

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center (PIBHMC), Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Publication_Date: 200706
Title:
CRED Cumulative Map of Percent Scleractinian Coral Cover at Maug
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: digital image
Online_Linkage: <http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/pibhmc_cnmi_mau_optical.htm>
Online_Linkage:
<ftp://ftp.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/website/data/cnmi-guam/optical/maug/mau_toad.jpg>
Description:
Abstract:
This map displays optical validation observation locations and percent coverage of scleractinian coral overlaid on bathymetry.
Purpose:
To display locations of optical validation data collected and percent coverage of scleractinian coral at Maug.
Supplemental_Information:
Maug includes three small islands (Higashi, Kita, and Nishi), with a total land area of 2.1 square km. They compose the subaerially exposed portion of the rim surrounding a flooded caldera that is considered to be a dormant volcano. The presence of countless seabirds on the three pinnacles provides a steady source of nutrients and organic matter into the caldera waters. Maug is uninhabited and is protected from development by the CNMI Constitution. It has been declared a wildlife conservation area. Fisheries resources are currently harvested, although there has been some interest within the CNMI government to extend conservation to the coastal areas. Results from the 2003 and 2004 NOAA surveys (MARAMP and Ring of Fire) show that Maug, with 73 species recorded, is the most coral-rich island in the northern islands. Cruises CoRIS Metadata Record Names OES0307 cred_toad_maug_oes0307_2003

Resource Description: Digital video images that are geo-referenced to navigation files.

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 2003
Ending_Date: 2003
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 145.18
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 145.24
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.03
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.02
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Aquatic Habitat > Benthic Habitat
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef monitoring and assessment > Mapping
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Map Images > Habitats
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: 007
Theme_Keyword: biota
Theme_Keyword: 002
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Synthesis Map
Theme_Keyword: OES0307
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Pacific Ocean > Western Pacific Ocean > Maug Island > Maug Island (20N145E0001)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > Northern Mariana Islands > Maug > Maug Island (20N145E0001)
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands and Guam
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Region
Place_Keyword: CNMI
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Please acknowledge the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center as the source of this information.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center (PIBHMC), Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Contact_Person: John Rooney
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: NOAA IRC
Address: NMFS/PIFSC/CRED
Address: 1845 WASP Blvd., Building 176
City: Honolulu
State_or_Province: HI
Postal_Code: 96818
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 808 725-5360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 808 725-5429
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nmfs.pic.credinfo@noaa.gov
Contact_Instructions: e-mail preferred
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name: <http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/CNMI_images/mau_toad_445.jpg>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description:
This map displays optical validation observation locations and percent coverage of scleractinian coral overlaid on bathymetry.
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: JPEG
Data_Set_Credit:
Benthic Habitat Mapping Group, Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), NOAA
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Security_Classification: Unclassified
Security_Handling_Description: Not applicable

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center (PIBHMC), Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Contact_Person: John Rooney
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: NOAA IRC
Address: NMFS/PIFSC/CRED
Address: 1845 WASP Blvd., Building 176
City: Honolulu
State_or_Province: HI
Postal_Code: 96818
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 808 725-5360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 808 725-5429
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nmfs.pic.credinfo@noaa.gov
Contact_Instructions: e-mail preferred
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
These data are not to be used for navigational purposes. NOAA makes no warranty regarding these data, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data, nor as a result of the failure of these data to function on a particular system.
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Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/pibhmc_cnmi_mau_optical.htm>
Network_Resource_Name:
<ftp://ftp.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/website/data/cnmi-guam/optical/maug/mau_toad.jpg>
Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20140312
Metadata_Review_Date: 20091201
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center (PIBHMC), Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Contact_Person: John Rooney
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: NOAA IRC
Address: NMFS/PIFSC/CRED
Address: 1845 WASP Blvd., Building 176
City: Honolulu
State_or_Province: HI
Postal_Code: 96818
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 808 725-5360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 808 725-5429
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nmfs.pic.credinfo@noaa.gov
Contact_Instructions: e-mail preferred
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Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: Local Time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: None
Metadata_Use_Constraints: None

CoRIS:
CoRIS_ID: 20091201040726
CoRIS_Children: None
CoRIS_Beginning_Date: 20030101
CoRIS_Ending_Date: 20031231
CoRIS_Metadata_Link:
<http://www.coris.noaa.gov/metadata/records/html/mau_toad_map_met.html>
CoRIS_Tracking_ID: 4337

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