Short Citation:
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, 2021: Towboard Benthic Habitat Images in the Pacific Ocean since 2003, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/10513.

Item Identification

Title: Towboard Benthic Habitat Images in the Pacific Ocean since 2003
Short Name: RAMP: Benthic Images from towed-diver surveys since 2003
Status: In Work
Abstract:

Photos are taken at regular intervals of the benthic habitat during the towboard surveys.

Notes:

Created by SIS, partially updated. AMD 2015-06-03

Supplemental Information:

Division: Coral Reef Ecosystem

Division Chief: Russell "Rusty" Brainard

Program: Ecological Assessment

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
PARR Exclusion Legacy Data Set
None Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED)
None cred
None pifsc

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Presentation Form: Image (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 268702
Date Effective From: 2010
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Vargas-Angel, Bernardo
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: bernardo.vargasangel@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5423

Distributor

CC ID: 248860
Date Effective From: 2010
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Kanemura, Troy T
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: troy.kanemura@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5422

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 248859
Date Effective From: 2010
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): DesRochers, Annette M
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: annette.desrochers@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5461
Business Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

Originator

CC ID: 248858
Date Effective From: 2003
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC)
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Phone: 808-725-5300
URL: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 42151
Date Effective From: 2011
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Vargas-Angel, Bernardo
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: bernardo.vargasangel@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5423

Point of Contact

CC ID: 42150
Date Effective From: 2008
Date Effective To: 2010
Contact (Person): Kenyon, Jean C
Email Address: jean.kenyon@noaa.gov

Extents

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 268705
Description

U.S. Pacific Islands

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 268706
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2003

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Send email to nmfs.pic.credinfo@noaa.gov

Data Access Constraints:

Not applicable

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 268703
Download URL: http://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/accession#
Distributor:

Data Quality

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

The photos are reviewed by the diver for accuracy and usability.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: Unknown
Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: Unknown
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

The images reside on a file server maintained and regularly backed up by PIFSC ITS.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

Photos are taken at regular intervals of the benthic habitat during the towboard surveys. These photos are color-corrected (if necessary) prior to analysis. The data management team also uses a optical validation script to re-name photos and enforce several validation checks.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 10513
Metadata Record Created By: Brent M Miyamoto
Metadata Record Created: 2010-09-02 22:59+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Annette M DesRochers
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-11-25 21:43+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2015-12-31
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2016-12-31