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Title: Sea_Turtle_SIghtings_Data
Status: In Work
Abstract:

Lists Sea Turtle SIghtings

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Sightings
None Turtle

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1987-present

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Atlantic Ocean
None North Carolina

Physical Location

Organization: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland
City: Silver Spring
State/Province: MD

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data Table
Description:

Lists Species, Date, and Geographic Location of Sea Turtles sighted from 1987 to present.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
SIghting_Day Numeric Day of Month sighting occurred
100
Sighting_Month Numeric Month sighting occurred
100
Sighting_Year Numeric Year sighting occurred
100
number_turtles_sighted Numeric number of turtles sighted
100
SIghting_Latitide_degrees Numeric Latitude degrees of Location Turtle sighting
100
Sighting_Latitude_minutes Numeric Latitude minutes of sighting
100
Sighting_Longitude_degrees Numeric Longitude degree of sighting
100
Sighting_Longitude_minutes Numeric Longitude minutes of sighting
100
Species Character species of sea turtle sighted
100
Alive Character Indicates If turtle was alive when sighted
100
Confident Character Indicates Confidence in identification of species of sighted turtle

Attribute Details

SIghting_Day

CC ID: 346106
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Day of Month sighting occurred

Allowed Values: 1-31
Validation Rules:

Year, Month, Day combination should be a legal date

Sighting_Month

CC ID: 346107
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Month sighting occurred

Allowed Values: 1 to 12
Validation Rules:

Year, Month, Day combination should be a legal date

Sighting_Year

CC ID: 346108
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 4
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Year sighting occurred

Allowed Values: 1987-present year
Validation Rules:

Year, Month, Day combination should be a legal date

number_turtles_sighted

CC ID: 346109
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

number of turtles sighted

SIghting_Latitide_degrees

CC ID: 346110
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude degrees of Location Turtle sighting

Sighting_Latitude_minutes

CC ID: 346111
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude minutes of sighting

Sighting_Longitude_degrees

CC ID: 346112
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude degree of sighting

Sighting_Longitude_minutes

CC ID: 346113
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude minutes of sighting

Species

CC ID: 346114
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

species of sea turtle sighted

Allowed Values: Loggerhead, Leatherback, Unknown, Green, Kemps_Ridley

Alive

CC ID: 346115
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 5
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates If turtle was alive when sighted

Confident

CC ID: 346116
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates Confidence in identification of species of sighted turtle

Allowed Values: Yes, No

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 346709
Date Effective From: 1988
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mcneill, Joanne B
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8763
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Distributor

CC ID: 346708
Date Effective From: 2017
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
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 346711
Date Effective From: 1988
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mcneill, Joanne B
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8763
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 346710
Date Effective From: 1988
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mcneill, Joanne B
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8763
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Policy:

Open to everyone

Data Access Procedure:

Download From Specified link

Data Access Constraints:

N/A

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 749834
Start Date: 2017
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0106/0161174/1.1/data/0-data/30417/CSV/Original_Data.csv
Distributor:
File Name: Original_Data.csv
Description:

Data Table

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

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 34516
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:34516
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-08-29 17:36+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-04-29 15:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-04-29
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year