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Title: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Georgia_Transects
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Aerial surveys were conducted June 2 -9, 1991 in the nearshore and estuarine waters of Georgia to determine feasibility of sighting sea turtles in fairly murky waters.

Supplemental Information:

Primary Key is the concatenation of Survey_Area Survey_Year Survey_Month Survey_Day Transect

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Aerial_Survey
None transects
None Turtles

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None 1991

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Atlantic Ocean
None Georgia

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 and estuarine waters of Georgia from June 2 - 9, 1991

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Survey_Area Character A description of the location of where the survey was 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 that was flown
100
Latitude Numeric Latitude of transect being flown
100
Beg_Longitude Numeric Longitude at beginning of transect being flown
100
End_longitude Numeric Longitude at end of transect being flown
100
Begin_Hour Numeric Hour at start of transect being flown
100
Begin_Minute Numeric Minute at start of transect being flown
100
Begin_Second Numeric Second at start of transect being flown
100
End_Hour Numeric Hour at end of transect being flown
100
End_Minute Numeric Minute at end of transect being flown
100
End_Second Numeric Second at end of transect being flown
100
SeaState Character Description of condition of seas - number of waves and whitecaps - occurring during a sighting
100
Excluded_Time Numeric Time (in seconds) when off effort during a particular transect

Attribute Details

Survey_Area

CC ID: 368179
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 130
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A description of the location of where the survey was flown

Allowed Values: MaKingsBay_CumberlandSounday_Frederica_River BrunswiKingsBay_CumberlandSound_Turtle_River Jekyll_Sound Cumberland_River KingsBay_CumberlandSound Mackay_Frederica_River Brunswick_Turtle_River Satilla_River Brunswick_River_Inlet StAndrews_Sound StMary_Entrance Offshore_Area1 Offshore_Area2 Offshore_Area3

Survey_Year

CC ID: 368182
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Year survey was flown

Survey_Month

CC ID: 368181
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Month Survey was flown

Survey_Day

CC ID: 368180
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Day Survey was flown

Transect

CC ID: 368183
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Transect number that was flown

Latitude

CC ID: 368176
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 8
Scale: 5
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude of transect being flown

Beg_Longitude

CC ID: 368178
Seq. Order: 70
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 9
Scale: 5
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude at beginning of transect being flown

End_longitude

CC ID: 368172
Seq. Order: 100
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 9
Scale: 5
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude at end of transect being flown

Begin_Hour

CC ID: 368166
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Hour at start of transect being flown

Begin_Minute

CC ID: 368167
Seq. Order: 120
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minute at start of transect being flown

Begin_Second

CC ID: 368168
Seq. Order: 130
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Second at start of transect being flown

End_Hour

CC ID: 368169
Seq. Order: 140
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Hour at end of transect being flown

End_Minute

CC ID: 368170
Seq. Order: 150
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minute at end of transect being flown

Validation Rules:

0-59

End_Second

CC ID: 368171
Seq. Order: 160
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Second at end of transect being flown

Validation Rules:

0-59

SeaState

CC ID: 368177
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)

Excluded_Time

CC ID: 368173
Seq. Order: 180
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 4
Scale: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Time (in seconds) when off effort during a particular transect

Validation Rules:

< 60

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 753886
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: 753887
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: 753888
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: 753889
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: 753890
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_Georgia_transects/Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Georgia_transects.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Name: Sea_Turtle_Aerial_Survey_Data_Georgia_transects.cs
File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36135
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:36135
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-27 07:33+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