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Title: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Offshore NC_Turtles.csv
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Aerial surveys conducted in the nearshore waters of North Carolina from November 1991 to March 1992.

Purpose:

To determine relative density of sea turtles in relation to co-occurring fishing activity and sea surface temperature.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Aerial Survey
None Turtles

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1991-1992

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
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Aerial surveys conducted in the nearshore waters of North Carolina from November 1991 to March 1992.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Survey_Area Character A description of the area that was covered during the survey
100
Survey_Year Numeric Year survey was flown
100
Survey_Month Numeric Month Survey was flown
100
Survey_Day Numeric Day Survey was flown
100
Transect Numeric Transect number that was flown
100
Number_of_Turtles Numeric Total number of turtles sighted on this particular transect
100
Hour Numeric Hour when turtle was sighted
100
Minute Numeric Minute when turtle was sighted
100
Second Numeric Second when turtle was sighted
100
Angle Numeric Angle of turtle sighting
100
Directions Numeric Direction of turtle sighting
100
Species Character Species of turtle sighted
100
Observer Character Observer reporting the sighting

Attribute Details

Survey_Area

CC ID: 365194
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 130
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A description of the area that was covered during the survey

Allowed Values: NC/VA Border to Currituck Bridge - out 3 miles Currituck Bridge to Oregon Inlet - out 3 miles Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras Point - out 3 miles Cape Hatteras Point to Ocracoke Inlet - out 3 miles Orcracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout Point - out 3 miles NC/VA Border to Currituck Bridge - out 15 miles Currituck Bridge to Oregon Inlet - out 15 miles Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras Point - out 15 miles Cape Hatteras Point to Ocracoke Inlet - out 15 miles Orcracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout Point - out 15 miles

Survey_Year

CC ID: 365195
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Year survey was flown

Survey_Month

CC ID: 365196
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Month Survey was flown

Survey_Day

CC ID: 365197
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Day Survey was flown

Transect

CC ID: 365198
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Transect number that was flown

Number_of_Turtles

CC ID: 365199
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Total number of turtles sighted on this particular transect

Hour

CC ID: 365200
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Hour when turtle was sighted

Minute

CC ID: 365201
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minute when turtle was sighted

Second

CC ID: 365202
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Second when turtle was sighted

Angle

CC ID: 365203
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Angle of turtle sighting

Directions

CC ID: 365204
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Direction of turtle sighting

Species

CC ID: 365205
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 25
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species of turtle sighted

Allowed Values: This is always U (Unknown) in this data table.

Observer

CC ID: 365206
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Observer reporting the sighting

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 753916
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

Distributor

CC ID: 753917
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

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 753918
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: 753919
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 supplied url

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

Please cite appropriately

Metadata Access Constraints:

None

Metadata Use Constraints:

Please cite appropriately

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 753921
Start Date: 2017
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0104/0160008/1.1/data/0-data/26465/Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_offshore_NC_turtles/Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_offshore_NC_turtles.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 35997
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:35997
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-14 21:37+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 Next Review Date: 2022-04-30