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File Identifier: gov.noaa.nodc.cor:0162517
Metadata Date Stamp: 2018-03
Organization: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Organization Role: custodian
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Title: NCCOS Assessment: Benthic habitat maps of Saipan Lagoon, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (NCEI Accession 0162517)
Abstract: Highly detailed maps of benthic habitats within the lagoon along the western shore of Saipan were created by NOAA NCCOS. This data collection includes the information used to create these detailed maps, including: 1) a high resolution satellite image, 2) depths derived from this satellite image, 3) in situ habitat information, 4) 12 predictions describing the probability of occurrence for five substrate and seven biological cover types, and 5) a composite habitat map showing the spatial distribution of seven commonly co-occurring substrate and biological cover types inside the lagoon.
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Theme Topics: Environment and Conservation, Oceans and Estuaries, Imagery and Base Maps, Biology and Ecology
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West Bounding Longitude: 145.676
South Bounding Latitude: 15.062
East Bounding Longitude: 145.839
North Bounding Latitude: 15.308
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Scope (quality information applies to): Dataset
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Contact Position: Information Services
Address: Federal Building 151 Patton Avenue
City: Asheville
State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Telephone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3300
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