High Resolution Imagery of Howland Island Coral Reef Systems Prior to and During Suspected Bleaching Events

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Chris Elvidge National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) / National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) 325 Broadway Boulder CO 80305
Publication_Date: 200908
Title:
High Resolution Imagery of Howland Island Coral Reef Systems Prior to and During Suspected Bleaching Events
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Remote-sensing image
Online_Linkage: <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dmsp/coral/index.html>
Description:
Abstract:
This dataset is a collection of imagery of Howland Island coral reef systems. They are pairs of imagery where one image was acquired during a suspected bleaching event. The second is a control image taken at some point prior to the event. The images are co-located and radiometrically calibrated for comparison. The difference images are analyzed for evidence of bleaching.

Additional information on methodology can be found here: <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dmsp/coral/methodology.html>

Purpose:
These data were analyzed with the purpose of developing a semi-automated quantitative measure of coral reef bleaching.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Multiple_Dates/Times:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20031209
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20050815
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070214
Currentness_Reference: Ground Condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent: Howland Island in the US Minor Outlying Islands in the Pacific.
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -176.62
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -176.6
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 0.82
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 0.78
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Mapping > Base map > Satellite Imagery
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
Theme_Keyword: 010
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Visual Images > Corals
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Pacific Ocean > Central Pacific Ocean > Howland Island > Howland Island (00S176W0001)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > USA Minor Outlying Islands > Howland Island (00S176W0001)
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Region
Place_Keyword: PRIA
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: None
Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name:
<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dmsp/coral/images/howland/05AUG15222326-M2AS-005648690040_01_P001-BROWSE.JPG>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Quickbird image of Howland Island
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: JPEG

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NOAA, National Geophysical Data Center
Contact_Person: Chris Elvidge
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Physical
Address: 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80305
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-497-6121
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
NOAA makes no warranty regarding these data, 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 these data, nor as a result of the failure of these data to function on a particular system.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: JPEG
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dmsp/coral/index.html>
Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20121220
Metadata_Review_Date: 20090806
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NOAA, National Geophysical Data Center
Contact_Person: Chris Elvidge
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Physical
Address: 325 Broadway
City: Boulder
State_or_Province: CO
Postal_Code: 80305
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 303-497-6121
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

CoRIS:
CoRIS_ID: 20090806125601
CoRIS_Children: None
CoRIS_Beginning_Date: 20031209
CoRIS_Ending_Date: 20070214
CoRIS_Metadata_Link:
<http://www.coris.noaa.gov/metadata/records/html/ngdc_howland_island_coral_reef_metadata.html>
CoRIS_Tracking_ID: 2764

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