Item Identification

Title: View: V0_CORAL_OBS_F
Short Name: V0_CORAL_OBS_F
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Coral belt observations (juvenile)

Notes:

Updated Jan 2019 to reflect changes made during 2018 surveys

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data View
Active Version?: Yes
Schema Name: GISDAT
Description:

Coral belt observations (juvenile)

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
ROUNDID NUMBER Unique Identifier for ROUND record.
100
MISSIONID VARCHAR2 Mission identifier.
100
REGION VARCHAR2 Code for REGION_NAME.
100
REGION_NAME VARCHAR2 The name of the region surveyed in the Pacific Islands region: American Samoa, Pacific Remote Island Areas, Mariana Archipelago, main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
100
ISLANDCODE NVARCHAR2 3-letter code for ISLAND.
100
ISLAND NVARCHAR2 Name of island or atoll surveyed in the Pacific Islands region (REGION_NAME).
100
SITE NVARCHAR2 The code for the site surveyed at the island or atoll (ISLAND). Combines a 3-letter island code (ISLANDCODE) with a 2-4 digit site number.
100
LATITUDE NUMBER Latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the given SITE.
100
LONGITUDE NUMBER Longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84 for the given SITE.
100
REEF_ZONE_CODE VARCHAR2 3-letter code for REEF_ZONE.
100
REEF_ZONE NVARCHAR2 The zone for the given SITE (Forereef, Backreef, Protected Slope, Lagoon).
100
HABITAT_CODE VARCHAR2 3-letter code for HABITAT_TYPE.
100
HABITAT_TYPE VARCHAR2 Habitat type (e.g., aggregate reef, reef rubble, pavement) for the given SITE.
100
SITE_MIN_DEPTH NUMBER Minimum SITE depth (ft).
100
SITE_MAX_DEPTH NUMBER Maximum SITE depth (ft).
100
DEPTH_BIN NVARCHAR2 Classification of depth (shallow, mid, deep) based on midpoint between minimum and maximum depths of transect(s) for the given SITE. Shallow: >0-6 m, Mid: >6-18 m, Deep: >18-30 m
100
DEPTH_CODE VARCHAR2 Single-letter code for DEPTH_BIN (S, M, D).
100
SITEVISITID NUMBER Unique identifier created each time a SITE is surveyed on a DATE_.
100
DATE_ DATE Local date the survey was conducted.
100
OBS_DAY NUMBER Numeric day the survey was conducted (DATE_).
100
OBS_MONTH NUMBER Numeric month the survey was conducted (DATE_).
100
OBS_YEAR NUMBER 4-digit year the survey was conducted (DATE_).
100
NO_SURVEY_YN NUMERIC Flag to indicate transect was not surveyed (-1). Added Sept. 2014.
100
PHOTOS_TAKEN NUMERIC Flag to indicate that benthic photographs (also known as photoquads) were captured for the transect (yes/no, -1/0). Photoquads are typically analyzed for benthic cover post-mission. Added in 2018.
100
DIVER NVARCHAR2 Initials of diver that conducted the survey. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.
100
METHODNAME NVARCHAR2 References the coral belt survey method. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.
100
BELTTRANSECTRUN NUMBER Primary key for CORAL_BELT_TRANSECTRUN and unique identifier for TRANSECT and SEGMENT. Deprecated in 2018.
100
TRANSECTID NUMERIC Primary key for CORAL_BELT_TRANSECT and unique identifier for TRANSECTNUM. Added in 2018.
100
TRANSECT NUMBER Transect number (1-4). Deprecated in 2018 and replaced by TRANSECTNUM.
100
TRANSECTNUM NUMERIC Transect number (1-2). Added in 2018, replaces TRANSECT.
100
SEGMENTID NUMERIC Unique identifier for SEGMENT. Added in 2018. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.
100
SEGMENT NVARCHAR2 Segment number (1-7). Segments are within a TRANSECT and are typically 1 x 1 m in size and situated 2.5 m apart.
100
SEGLENGTH NUMBER Segment length (m).
100
SEGWIDTH NUMBER Segment width (m).
100
NO_COLONY_OBSERVED NUMERIC Flag to indicate the SEGMENT was surveyed and no adult colonies were found (-1). Added in 2018.
100
COLONYID NUMBER Coral colony identifier. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1 or NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1 or TAXONCODE/SPECIES = 'AAAA'.
100
COLONYLENGTH NUMBER Length of juvenile coral colony (< 5 cm). Required if colony observed. Value -9 is a placeholder and represents a missing value.
100
COLONYWIDTH NUMBER Width of juvenile coral colony (cm). Value -9 is a placeholder and represents a missing value. No longer measured as of 2018.
100
MORPH_CODE VARCHAR2 Code for MORPHOLOGY.
100
MORPHOLOGY VARCHAR2 Coral morphology type (branching, columnar, encrusting, etc.). Required if colony observed.
100
TAXONCODE NVARCHAR2 4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required. Code AAAA represents a SEGMENT that was surveyed and no individual colonies were found (NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1). NULL if TRANSECT was not surveyed (NO_SURVEY_YN = -1).
100
SPECIES TEXT 4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required. Code AAAA represents a SEGMENT that was surveyed and no individual colonies were found (NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1). NULL if TRANSECT was not surveyed (NO_SURVEY_YN = -1).
100
TAXONNAME NVARCHAR2 Scientific name of observed organism to the finest taxonomic resolution that divers can identify a colony to, either to species or genus level identification (see RANK). NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1 or if NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1.
100
RANK VARCHAR2 Lowest defined rank in taxonomic hierarchy, from the World Registry of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. NULL if TAXONCODE = 'UNKN' or 'CALG'.
100
PHYLUM VARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: Phylum of observed organism (TAXONNAME).
100
CLASS NVARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: Class of observed organism (TAXONNAME).
100
S_ORDER VARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: Order of observed organism (TAXONNAME).
100
FAMILY VARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: Family of observed organism (TAXONNAME).
100
GENUS_CODE NVARCHAR2 4-letter code for GENUS.
100
GENUS NVARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: Genus name of observed organism (TAXONNAME). NULL if TAXONNAME = Unknown Scleractinian or Crustose Coralline Algae.
100
SCIENTIFIC_NAME VARCHAR2 Taxonomic classification: the true scientific name (genus and species) of the observed organism (TAXONNAME). If NULL, organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK).
100
APHIAID VARCHAR2 Aphia ID from the World Registry of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. Null if organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK). If value = 0, the species does not exist in WoRMS.

Attribute Details

ROUNDID

CC ID: 371391
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Unique Identifier for ROUND record.

General Data Type: NUMBER

MISSIONID

CC ID: 371392
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 30
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Mission identifier.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

REGION

CC ID: 371393
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 20
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Code for REGION_NAME.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

REGION_NAME

CC ID: 371394
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 30
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name of the region surveyed in the Pacific Islands region: American Samoa, Pacific Remote Island Areas, Mariana Archipelago, main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

ISLANDCODE

CC ID: 371396
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 15
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

3-letter code for ISLAND.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

ISLAND

CC ID: 371395
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Name of island or atoll surveyed in the Pacific Islands region (REGION_NAME).

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

SITE

CC ID: 371397
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The code for the site surveyed at the island or atoll (ISLAND). Combines a 3-letter island code (ISLANDCODE) with a 2-4 digit site number.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

LATITUDE

CC ID: 371398
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the given SITE.

General Data Type: NUMBER

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 371399
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84 for the given SITE.

General Data Type: NUMBER

REEF_ZONE_CODE

CC ID: 371400
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

3-letter code for REEF_ZONE.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

REEF_ZONE

CC ID: 371401
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The zone for the given SITE (Forereef, Backreef, Protected Slope, Lagoon).

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

HABITAT_CODE

CC ID: 371411
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

3-letter code for HABITAT_TYPE.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

HABITAT_TYPE

CC ID: 371412
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 30
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Habitat type (e.g., aggregate reef, reef rubble, pavement) for the given SITE.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

SITE_MIN_DEPTH

CC ID: 371409
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 5
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Minimum SITE depth (ft).

General Data Type: NUMBER

SITE_MAX_DEPTH

CC ID: 371410
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 5
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum SITE depth (ft).

General Data Type: NUMBER

DEPTH_BIN

CC ID: 371402
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Classification of depth (shallow, mid, deep) based on midpoint between minimum and maximum depths of transect(s) for the given SITE. Shallow: >0-6 m, Mid: >6-18 m, Deep: >18-30 m

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

DEPTH_CODE

CC ID: 371403
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Single-letter code for DEPTH_BIN (S, M, D).

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

SITEVISITID

CC ID: 371404
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier created each time a SITE is surveyed on a DATE_.

General Data Type: NUMBER

DATE_

CC ID: 371405
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: DATE
Max Length: 7
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Local date the survey was conducted.

General Data Type: DATE

OBS_DAY

CC ID: 371406
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric day the survey was conducted (DATE_).

General Data Type: NUMBER

OBS_MONTH

CC ID: 371407
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric month the survey was conducted (DATE_).

General Data Type: NUMBER

OBS_YEAR

CC ID: 371408
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

4-digit year the survey was conducted (DATE_).

General Data Type: NUMBER

NO_SURVEY_YN

CC ID: 813519
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flag to indicate transect was not surveyed (-1). Added Sept. 2014.

PHOTOS_TAKEN

CC ID: 813520
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flag to indicate that benthic photographs (also known as photoquads) were captured for the transect (yes/no, -1/0). Photoquads are typically analyzed for benthic cover post-mission. Added in 2018.

DIVER

CC ID: 371413
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Initials of diver that conducted the survey. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

METHODNAME

CC ID: 371415
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

References the coral belt survey method. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

BELTTRANSECTRUN

CC ID: 371414
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Primary key for CORAL_BELT_TRANSECTRUN and unique identifier for TRANSECT and SEGMENT. Deprecated in 2018.

General Data Type: NUMBER

TRANSECTID

CC ID: 813521
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Primary key for CORAL_BELT_TRANSECT and unique identifier for TRANSECTNUM. Added in 2018.

TRANSECT

CC ID: 371416
Seq. Order: 26
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Transect number (1-4). Deprecated in 2018 and replaced by TRANSECTNUM.

General Data Type: NUMBER

TRANSECTNUM

CC ID: 813522
Seq. Order: 26
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Transect number (1-2). Added in 2018, replaces TRANSECT.

SEGMENTID

CC ID: 813523
Seq. Order: 27
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for SEGMENT. Added in 2018. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1.

SEGMENT

CC ID: 371417
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Segment number (1-7). Segments are within a TRANSECT and are typically 1 x 1 m in size and situated 2.5 m apart.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

SEGLENGTH

CC ID: 371419
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Segment length (m).

General Data Type: NUMBER

SEGWIDTH

CC ID: 371418
Seq. Order: 29
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Segment width (m).

General Data Type: NUMBER

NO_COLONY_OBSERVED

CC ID: 813524
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flag to indicate the SEGMENT was surveyed and no adult colonies were found (-1). Added in 2018.

COLONYID

CC ID: 371420
Seq. Order: 31
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Coral colony identifier. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1 or NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1 or TAXONCODE/SPECIES = 'AAAA'.

General Data Type: NUMBER

COLONYLENGTH

CC ID: 371424
Seq. Order: 31
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Length of juvenile coral colony (< 5 cm). Required if colony observed. Value -9 is a placeholder and represents a missing value.

General Data Type: NUMBER

COLONYWIDTH

CC ID: 371425
Seq. Order: 31
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Width of juvenile coral colony (cm). Value -9 is a placeholder and represents a missing value. No longer measured as of 2018.

General Data Type: NUMBER

MORPH_CODE

CC ID: 371422
Seq. Order: 32
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 5
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Code for MORPHOLOGY.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

MORPHOLOGY

CC ID: 371423
Seq. Order: 33
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Coral morphology type (branching, columnar, encrusting, etc.). Required if colony observed.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

TAXONCODE

CC ID: 371421
Seq. Order: 34
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required. Code AAAA represents a SEGMENT that was surveyed and no individual colonies were found (NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1). NULL if TRANSECT was not surveyed (NO_SURVEY_YN = -1).

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

SPECIES

CC ID: 813525
Seq. Order: 34
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required. Code AAAA represents a SEGMENT that was surveyed and no individual colonies were found (NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1). NULL if TRANSECT was not surveyed (NO_SURVEY_YN = -1).

TAXONNAME

CC ID: 371426
Seq. Order: 35
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 765
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Scientific name of observed organism to the finest taxonomic resolution that divers can identify a colony to, either to species or genus level identification (see RANK). NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1 or if NO_COLONY_OBSERVED = -1.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

RANK

CC ID: 371434
Seq. Order: 36
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Lowest defined rank in taxonomic hierarchy, from the World Registry of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. NULL if TAXONCODE = 'UNKN' or 'CALG'.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

PHYLUM

CC ID: 371427
Seq. Order: 37
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 255
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Phylum of observed organism (TAXONNAME).

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

CLASS

CC ID: 371428
Seq. Order: 38
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Class of observed organism (TAXONNAME).

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

S_ORDER

CC ID: 371429
Seq. Order: 39
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 255
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Order of observed organism (TAXONNAME).

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

FAMILY

CC ID: 371430
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 255
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Family of observed organism (TAXONNAME).

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

GENUS_CODE

CC ID: 371431
Seq. Order: 41
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 12
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

4-letter code for GENUS.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

GENUS

CC ID: 371432
Seq. Order: 42
Data Storage Type: NVARCHAR2
Max Length: 300
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Genus name of observed organism (TAXONNAME). NULL if TAXONNAME = Unknown Scleractinian or Crustose Coralline Algae.

General Data Type: NVARCHAR2

SCIENTIFIC_NAME

CC ID: 371433
Seq. Order: 43
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 255
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: the true scientific name (genus and species) of the observed organism (TAXONNAME). If NULL, organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK).

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

APHIAID

CC ID: 371435
Seq. Order: 45
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Aphia ID from the World Registry of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. Null if organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK). If value = 0, the species does not exist in WoRMS.

General Data Type: VARCHAR2

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36168
Metadata Record Created By: Annette M DesRochers
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-31 00:26+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Brooke Olenski
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-01-07 01:27+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-01-07
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-01-08