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Southeast Fisheries Science Center, 2022: Summary of sea turtle strandings documented by NOAA Galveston 1989-Present, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/26881.

Item Identification

Title: Summary of sea turtle strandings documented by NOAA Galveston 1989-Present
Status: In Work
Creation Date: 1989
Abstract:

The database contains records pertaining to all sea turtles recovered by the NOAA Galveston Laboratory as the local representative of the Southeast Fisheries Science Centers Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network STSSN. The data includes morphometrics at the time of stranding, species and condition of the sea turtle at the time of stranding and documentation of tags present. It also contains information on the geographic location of the stranding.

Purpose:

Record in real time sea turtle strandings on the upper Texas coast.

Notes:

Archive holds data through 2015

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER 0157625
NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER 157625
NODC DATA TYPES ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - BEHAVIOR
NODC DATA TYPES ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - CAUSE OF DEATH
None Caretta caretta
None Chelonia mydas
None Dermochelys coriacea
None Eretmochelys imbricata
None green turtle
None hawksbill
None Kemp's ridley
None leatherback
None Lepidochelys kempii
None loggerhead
None sea turtle
None sea turtle stranding and salvage network
None stranding

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1989-Present

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
NODC SEA AREA NAMES Coastart Waters Of Texas
NODC SEA AREA NAMES Gulf of Mexico

Instrument Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS calipers

Physical Location

Organization: Galveston Laboratory
City: Galveston
State/Province: TX

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: MS Excel Spreadsheet
Maintenance Frequency: Monthly
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)
Entity Attribute Overview:

The database contains records pertaining to all sea turtles recovered by the NOAA Galveston Laboratory as the local representative of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center's Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network [STSSN]. The data includes morphometrics at the time of stranding, species and condition of the sea turtle at the time of stranding and documentation of tags present. It also contains information on the geographic location of the stranding.

Data Set Credit: NOAA Galveston

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 281006
Date Effective From: 1989
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Higgins, Benjamin
Address: 4700 Avenue U
Galveston, TX 77551
Email Address: ben.higgins@noaa.gov
Phone: 409-766-3670
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Distributor

CC ID: 281007
Date Effective From: 2017-02
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 281008
Date Effective From: 1989
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Higgins, Benjamin
Address: 4700 Avenue U
Galveston, TX 77551
Email Address: ben.higgins@noaa.gov
Phone: 409-766-3670
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 281009
Date Effective From: 2016
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Baumer, Tim J
Address: 4700 Avenue U
Galveston, TX 77551
Email Address: tim.baumer@noaa.gov
Phone: 409-766-3784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Extents

Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 278604
W° Bound: -95.295206
E° Bound: -93.838005
N° Bound: 29.68
S° Bound: 28.937322
Description

Gulf Of Mexico

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 278603
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 1989

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Security Handling Description:

None

Data Access Policy:

None

Data Access Procedure:

Download from provided link

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

Not For Use in litigation

Metadata Access Constraints:

None

Metadata Use Constraints:

None

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 284121
Start Date: 2017-02
End Date: Present
Download URL: http://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0159757
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017-02 - Present)
Description:

Landing Page For Accession Number 0159757

You may either navigate to download individual files or download whole package a gzip file

File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Review Status: Not Chked

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 694627
URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/download/159757/159757.1.1.tar.gz
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

gzip file containing the whole archive package

Data Quality

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Stranding Locations are reported by general area and not to a specific latitude longitude measurement

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

None

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: No
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: 0
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: No
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 365
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

N/A

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 365
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

The data resides on a secure database server only accessible through the NMFS network requiring separate multi-factor authentication for both network and database access.

Lineage

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 284120
Description:

Stranded Turtles Are Detected or Reported To By The Local STSSN Coordinators

The Coordinators Make Measurements and provide Inform to the NMFS Galveston Lab

Process Contact: Higgins, Benjamin
Phone (Voice): 409-766-3670
Email Address: ben.higgins@noaa.gov

Child Items

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Entity 1989 Texas Turtle Strandings Codes and Values Explained
Entity 1989 Texas Turtle Strandings File
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Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 26881
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:26881
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2015-09-03 13:51+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-04-29
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-04-29
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-04-29