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Metadata Library for the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) of NOAA Fisheries.

Contact Information

No contact information is available for this record.

Please contact the owner organization (NEFSC) for inquiries on this record.


Geographic Area 1

-77° W, -65° E, 45° N, 34° S

Federal and state waters from US/Canada border to Cape Hatteras, NC; Continental East Coast to the boundary of USA managed waters.

Item Identification

Title: NEFSC Metadata Library
Short Name: NEFSC Metadata Library

Metadata Library for the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) of NOAA Fisheries.


The intent is to be compliant with DOC standards, and to provide internal and external users with access to a comprehensive metadata library of NEFSC data sets.


The Northeast Fisheries Science Center is the research arm of NOAA Fisheries in the region. The Center plans, develops, and manages a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research to: (1) better understand living marine resources of the Northeast Continental Shelf Ecosystem from the Gulf of Maine to Cape Hatteras, and the habitat quality essential for their existence and continued productivity; and (2) describe and provide to management, industry, and the public, options for the conservation and utilization of living marine resources, and for the restoration and maintenance of marine environmental quality.

Supplemental Information:

Included in the library are projects and data sets from the various NEFSC laboratories:

Woods Hole Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Narragansett Laboratory, Narragansett, RI

Milford Laboratory, Milford, CT

James J. Howard Laboratory, Highlands , NJ (Sandy Hook)

Maine Field Station, Orono, ME


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None acoustics
None aquaculture
None assessments
None cooperative research
None economics
None ecosystems
None fisheries
None fisheries dependent data
None fisheries independent data
None fisheries observer
None habitats
None living marine resources
None management programs
None protected
None research
None social sciences
None species
None sustainability

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Continuous

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf

Physical Location

Organization: Northeast Fisheries Science Center
City: Woods Hole
State/Province: MA
Country: USA
Location Description:

166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543

Project Information

Project Type: Data System


Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 270216
W° Bound: -77
E° Bound: -65
N° Bound: 45
S° Bound: 34

Federal and state waters from US/Canada border to Cape Hatteras, NC; Continental East Coast to the boundary of USA managed waters.

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

NEFSC Data Access Procedure:

1. Formal request in writing usually to the data owner/contact or Center Director;

2. Requester is contacted by data owner to review and verify the request content and details for data delivery options.

3. If data is confidential then owner will determine if the data may be released to the requester;

4. If data can be released, the data is downloaded and packaged for delivery electronically; or the requester may be directed to where the data is available online.

Data Access Constraints:

NEFSC Data Access Constraint:

If data is stored on an internal NEFSC network, the requester may not have direct access to query the data unless they are also authorized for network access.



CC ID: 34616

NEFSC main web page

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 1368
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:1368
Metadata Record Created By: Karen L Sender
Metadata Record Created: 2006-05-08 12:12+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:10+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2016-04-07
Owner Org: NEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2016-04-07
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2017-04-07