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Title: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Inshore_NC_Turtles.csv
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Sea turtle aerial surveys were conducted July 1989 to August 1991 over Core, Southern Pamlico, and Northern Pamlico Sounds, North Carolina.

Purpose:

To determine relative density and seasonal distribution of sea turtles in NC estuarine waters

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None aerial survey
None turtles

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1989-1991

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
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:

Sea turtle aerial surveys conducted July 1989 to August 1991 over Core, Southern Pamlico, and Northern Pamlico Sounds, North Carolina

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Survey_Name Character Name of the survey flown
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 being flown
100
Number_of_Turtles Numeric Total number of turtles sighted on this particular transect
100
Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare Numeric Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived that no glare was present
100
Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare Numeric Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived moderate glare
100
Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare Numeric Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived bad glare.
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
Direction Character Direction of turtle sighting
100
Species Character Species of Observed Turtle
100
Observer Character Initials of the Observer of the record in question

Attribute Details

Survey_Name

CC ID: 367840
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Name of the survey flown

Survey_Year

CC ID: 367841
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 4
Status: Active
Description:

Year survey was flown

Survey_Month

CC ID: 367842
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Month Survey was Flown

Validation Rules:

A number from 1 to 12

Survey_Day

CC ID: 367843
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Day Survey was flown

Validation Rules:

Survey_Year Survey_ Month - Survey_Day combination must be a valid date

Transect

CC ID: 367844
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Transect number being flown

Number_of_Turtles

CC ID: 367845
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Total number of turtles sighted on this particular transect

Validation Rules:

Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare + Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare + Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare = Number_of_Turtles (Sighted)

Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare

CC ID: 367846
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived that no glare was present

Validation Rules:

Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare + Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare + Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare = Number_of_Turtles (Sighted)

Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare

CC ID: 367847
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived moderate glare

Validation Rules:

Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare + Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare + Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare = Number_of_Turtles (Sighted)

Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare

CC ID: 367848
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Of total number of turtles sighted, this many were sighted where the observer perceived bad glare.

Validation Rules:

Number_of_Turtles_NoGlare + Number_of_Turtles_ModerateGlare + Number_of_Turtles_BadGlare = Number_of_Turtles (Sighted)

Hour

CC ID: 367849
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Hour when turtle was sighted

Validation Rules:

a number from 0-23

Minute

CC ID: 367850
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Minute when turtle was sighted

Validation Rules:

0-59

Second

CC ID: 367851
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Second when turtle was sighted

Validation Rules:

0-59

Angle

CC ID: 367852
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 3
Status: Active
Description:

Angle of turtle sighting

Unit of Measure: degrees
Null Value: space/null
Null Value Meaning:

Measurement not taken

Direction

CC ID: 367853
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 10
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Direction of turtle sighting

Null Value: space/null
Null Value Meaning:

Reading not taken

Allowed Values: North South

Species

CC ID: 367854
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species of Observed Turtle

Observer

CC ID: 367855
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Initials of the Observer of the record in question

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 753901
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: 753902
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: 753903
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: 753904
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.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 753905
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_inshore_NC_turtles/Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_inshore_NC_turtles.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
Description:

Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_inshore_NC_turtles.csv

File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36108
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:36108
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-22 15:54+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