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Title: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Cherrypoint.csv
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Aerial surveys were conducted July 2004-July 2005 over Core and Pamlico Sounds, NC to determine relative density of sea turtles in relation to the United States Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point restricted areas.

Supplemental Information:

Primary Key is survey_number concatenated with Waypoint

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Aerial Survey
None transects
None Turtles

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 2004-2005

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Atlantic Ocean
None Cherry Point
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 over Core and Pamlico Sounds, NC July 2004 - July 2005.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Survey_Number Numeric Number assigned to a particular survey
100
Survey_Date Date Date Survey was flown
100
Survey_Time Time Local Time of Survey Reading
100
Waypoint Numeric Waypoint number of recorded sighting Primary Key is survey_number concatenated with this column
100
Latitude Numeric Latitude of the sighting
100
Longitude Numeric Longitude of sighting
100
Activity Character Description of the sighting
100
Direction_Moving Character Direction sighting was moving and whether it was under or on surface of water
100
Number_Sighted Numeric Number of sightings observed
100
Sighted_By Character Which observer reported the sightings
100
SeaState Character Description of condition of seas - number of waves and whitecaps - occurring during a sighting
100
Weather_Description Character Description of weather during a sighting
100
Glare_Amount Character Description of glare during a sighting
100
Glare_side Character Side of plane on which glare occurred
100
Visibility Character Description of visibility during a sighting
100
Speed Numeric Speed of plane in knots
100
Altitude Numeric Altitude of plane in feet
100
Turbidity Character Description of turbidity during a sighting

Attribute Details

Survey_Number

CC ID: 367937
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Number assigned to a particular survey

Survey_Date

CC ID: 367938
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Date
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Date Survey was flown

Survey_Time

CC ID: 368231
Seq. Order: 45
Data Storage Type: Time
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Local Time of Survey Reading

Waypoint

CC ID: 367941
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Waypoint number of recorded sighting

Primary Key is survey_number concatenated with this column

Latitude

CC ID: 367934
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 8
Scale: 5
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude of the sighting

Longitude

CC ID: 367936
Seq. Order: 70
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 9
Scale: 5
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude of sighting

Activity

CC ID: 367930
Seq. Order: 100
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of the sighting

Direction_Moving

CC ID: 367924
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 25
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Direction sighting was moving and whether it was under or on surface of water

Number_Sighted

CC ID: 367925
Seq. Order: 120
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Number of sightings observed

Sighted_By

CC ID: 367926
Seq. Order: 130
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 10
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Which observer reported the sightings

SeaState

CC ID: 367935
Seq. Order: 170
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of condition of seas - number of waves and whitecaps - occurring during a sighting

Allowed Values: slick calm, mirror like small waves, few whitecaps whitecaps 0-33%, waves 1-2 feet whitecaps 33-50%, waves 2-3 feet white caps 50-65%, waves 3-5 feet whitecaps >65%, waves > 5 feet (too rough to survey)

Weather_Description

CC ID: 367931
Seq. Order: 180
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of weather during a sighting

Allowed Values: Clear Partly cloudy Continuous layer of clouds Drizzle Rain Showers Thundershowers Ran and fog Haze Fog or thick haze Snow Other

Glare_Amount

CC ID: 367942
Seq. Order: 185
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of glare during a sighting

Allowed Values: Data not collected Heavy Moderate Mild None

Glare_side

CC ID: 367932
Seq. Order: 190
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 10
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Side of plane on which glare occurred

Visibility

CC ID: 367933
Seq. Order: 200
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of visibility during a sighting

Speed

CC ID: 367943
Seq. Order: 210
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 3
Status: Active
Description:

Speed of plane in knots

Unit of Measure: Knots

Altitude

CC ID: 367944
Seq. Order: 220
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Altitude of plane in feet

Unit of Measure: feet

Turbidity

CC ID: 367945
Seq. Order: 230
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of turbidity during a sighting

Allowed Values: clear moderately turbid very turbid Data not collected

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 753881
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: 753882
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: 753883
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: 753884
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: 753885
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_CherryPoint/Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_CherryPoint.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Name: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_CherryPoint.csv
File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36117
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:36117
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-23 12:40+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