Acropora Spatial Survey Data of the Upper Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary 2005 -2007 (NODC Accession 0046934)

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
NOAA Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) Benthic Ecosystem Assessment and Research
Publication_Date: 20080901
Title:
Acropora Spatial Survey Data of the Upper Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary 2005 -2007 (NODC Accession 0046934)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: <http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/accession/0046934>
Description:
Abstract:
Presence or absence of acroporid corals marked by handheld GPS during snorkel or tow surveys of shallow water (<5m) reef habitats in the Upper Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (USA)
Purpose:
To document the presence or absence of Acropora spp at shallow reef sites in the Upper Florida Keys (USA)
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20050523
Ending_Date: 20070801
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.410790
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.196320
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.291290
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.544660
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: Geographic Information > Reef Locations
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Biology > Marine Invertebrates > Census > Population density
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coral Reefs > Coral reef ecology
Theme_Keyword:
EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Photic zone corals
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: 007
Theme_Keyword: biota
Theme_Keyword: 002
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Place Thesaurus
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Key Largo (25N080W0010)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Key Largo (25N080W0010)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Grecian Rocks (25N080W0019)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Grecian Rocks (25N080W0019)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Dry Rocks (25N080W0011)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Dry Rocks (25N080W0011)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > French Reef (25N080W0022)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > French Reef (25N080W0022)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > White Bank Dry Rocks (25N080W0021)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > White Bank Dry Rocks (25N080W0021)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Conch Reef (24N080W0011)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Conch Reef (24N080W0011)
Place_Keyword:
OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
Place_Keyword:
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CoRIS Region
Place_Keyword: Florida
Stratum:
Stratum_Keyword_Thesaurus: <http://coris.noaa.gov/data/taxonomy_031008.xls>
Stratum_Keyword: Acropora palmata
Stratum_Keyword: Acropora cervicornis
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: Please cite contributors when using this data
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Dana Williams
Contact_Organization:
NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Protected Resources Division
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Physical Mailing
Address: 75 Virginia Beach Dr
City: Miami
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33149
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 305-361-4569
Data_Set_Credit: Margaret W. Miller
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.0.1324

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: Not applicable
Completeness_Report: data set includes spatial data from various shallow reef areas
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Dataset imported into ArcGIS for spatial representation. An accompanying field manual includes detailed information on survey methods, use of the handheld GPS (i.e. appropriate settings), as well as descriptions of attribute definitions which are defined and illustrated in photographs.

<http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0020/0046934/01-version/data/0-data/AcroporaGPSSurveyProtocol.pdf>

Process_Date: 20080905

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: 3865

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: D_WGS_1984
Ellipsoid_Name: WGS_1984
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257224

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: Acropsppsurvey
Entity_Type_Definition: geodatabase
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: multiple attributes
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Point_Name
Attribute_Definition: individual identifier for the GPS waypoint
Attribute_Definition_Source: assigned by data manager
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: 4 digit alphanumeric number
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Date_Marked
Attribute_Definition: Date the GPS waypoint was collected
Attribute_Definition_Source: GPS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Day month and year
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: File_Name
Attribute_Definition: Name of the original waypoint file where raw data is archived
Attribute_Definition_Source: assigned by data manager
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: alphanumeric identifier
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Region
Attribute_Definition: General reef region of the survey
Attribute_Definition_Source: assigned by data manager
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Two letter code
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Lat
Attribute_Definition: Latitude
Attribute_Definition_Source: handheld GPS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Long
Attribute_Definition: Longitude
Attribute_Definition_Source: handheld GPS
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Attribute
Attribute_Definition: Code identifying the benthic feature marked by the waypoint
Attribute_Definition_Source: recorded during field survey
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: one word description
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GPS_Unit
Attribute_Definition:
Code used to identify individual GPS unit that was used during the surveys
Attribute_Definition_Source: recorded during field survey
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: alphanumeric identifier
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Sampling_Method
Attribute_Definition: method used to survey area
Attribute_Definition_Source: recorded at time of survey
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: one word description
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Track_Overlay
Attribute_Definition:
file name of GPS track of the survey in which the waypoint was marked
Attribute_Definition_Source: Assigned by data manager
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: alphanumeric file name
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Notes
Attribute_Definition: comments recorded during collection of data
Attribute_Definition_Source: recorded by surveyor
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: varies

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Dana Williams
Contact_Organization:
NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Protected Resources Division
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Physical Mailing
Address: 75 Virginia Beach Dr
City: Miami
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33149
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 305-361-4569
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: pdf
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0020/0046934/1.1/data/0-data/AcroporaSurveyFR-ML.pdf>
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: pdf
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0020/0046934/1.1/data/0-data/AcroporaSurveyGR-EL.pdf>
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ESRI Shapefile
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0020/0046934/1.1/data/0-data/>
Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20121220
Metadata_Review_Date: 20081010
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Dana Williams
Contact_Organization:
NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Protected Resources Division
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Physical Mailing
Address: 75 Virginia Beach Dr
City: Miami
State_or_Province: FL
Postal_Code: 33149
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 305-361-4569
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: Local Time
Online_Linkage: <http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html>


CoRIS:
CoRIS_ID: 20081010015458
CoRIS_Children: None
CoRIS_Beginning_Date: 20050523
CoRIS_Ending_Date: 20070801
CoRIS_Metadata_Link:
<http://www.coris.noaa.gov/metadata/records/html/nmfs_acropsppsurvey_meta.html>
CoRIS_Tracking_ID: 2309

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