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Office of Response and Restoration, 2022: Sensitivity of Coastal Environments and Wildlife to Spilled Oil: Mississippi: SOCECON (Socioeconomic Resource Points and Lines), https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/40421.

Item Identification

Title: Sensitivity of Coastal Environments and Wildlife to Spilled Oil: Mississippi: SOCECON (Socioeconomic Resource Points and Lines)
Short Name: Miss_socecon
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2009-12
Abstract:

This data set contains human-use resource data for access, airports, archaeological sites, artificial reefs, boat ramps, camping sites, Coast Guard stations, ferries, historical sites, marinas, NPS ranger stations, recreational beaches, and recreational fishing in Mississippi. Vector points and lines in this data set represent human-use site locations. Location specific type and source information are stored in relational data tables (described below) designed to be used in conjunction with this spatial data layer.This data set comprises a portion of the ESI data for Mississippi. ESI data characterize the marine and coastal environments and wildlife by their sensitivity to spilled oil. The ESI data include information for three main components: shoreline habitats, sensitive biological resources, and human-use resources. See also the MGT data layer, part of the larger Mississippi ESI database, for additional human-use information.

Purpose:

The ESI data were collected, mapped, and digitized to provide environmental data for oil spill planning and response. The Clean Water Act with amendments by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 requires response plans for immediate and effective protection of sensitive resources.

Notes:

1943

Other Citation Details:

Prepared by Research Planning, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration, Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Office of Incident Management and Preparedness (CG-533), Washington, D.C.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
ISO 19115 Topic Category biota
ISO 19115 Topic Category environment
NOS Data Explorer Topic Category Environmental Monitoring
None Coastal resources
None Coastal Zone Management
None Environmental Monitoring
None ESI
None Oil spill planning
None Sensitivity maps
None Socioeconomic
None Wildlife

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Mississippi

Physical Location

Organization: Office of Response and Restoration
City: Silver Spring
State/Province: MD

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: None Planned
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Entity Attribute Overview:

In addition to the geographic data layers, two relational attribute or data tables, SOC_DAT, and SOURCES, are used to store the complex socioeconomic data in the ESI data structure. The geographic data layer containing socioeconomic data resource information (in this case, SOCECON) is linked to the Socioeconomic Resources table (SOC_DAT) using the unique ID and the lookup table SOC_LUT, or it can be linked directly using HUNUM. HUNUM is a unique reference number concatenated with the atlas number (for Mississippi, the number is 232). ID is a unique combination of the atlas number (232), an element specific number (SOCECON = 10), and a unique record number. SOC_DAT and the other relational data tables are described below in detail. See the Browse_Graphic section for a link to the entity-relationship diagram, which describes the way these tables relate to the geographic data layers and other attribute tables in the ESI data structure.

Entity Attribute Detail Citation:

A complete description of entity types, attributes, and attribute values for ESI atlases can be found in the NOAA ESI Guidelines (http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_guidelines).

Distribution Liability:

Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. NOAA warrants the delivery of this product in computer-readable format, and will offer a replacement copy of the product when the product is determined unreadable by computer input peripherals, or when the physical medium is delivered in damaged condition.

Data Set Credit: This project was supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), Emergency Response Division (ERD), Seattle, Washington and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Office of Incident Management and Preparedness (CG-533), Washington, D.C.

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 510733
Date Effective From: 2009-12
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Distributor

CC ID: 510735
Date Effective From: 2009-12
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 510736
Date Effective From: 2009-12
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Point of Contact

CC ID: 510734
Date Effective From: 2009-12
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: The data were compiled during 2008 - 2009. The currentness dates for this data range from 1995 to 2009 and are documented in the Lineage section.

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 510739
W° Bound: -89.75
E° Bound: -88.375
N° Bound: 30.5
S° Bound: 30.125

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 510738
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 1995
End: 2009

Spatial Information

Spatial Representation

Representations Used

Vector: Yes

Vector Representation 1

CC ID: 588877
Curve Object Present?: Yes
Curve Object Count: 602
Point Object Present?: Yes
Point Object Count: 303
Surface Object Present?: Yes
Surface Object Count: 5

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Contact NOAA for distribution options (see Distributor). ESI data are processed into multiple formats to make them useful to the widest community of GIS/mapping users. Distribution formats include Geodatabase; ARC export, MOSS, and Shape files; and MARPLOT map folders. An ArcMap .mxd file, an ArcView 3.x ESI project, and an ESI_Viewer product for use with the MARPLOT data are also included on the distribution CDs/DVDs for ease of use of the ESI data. The database files are distributed both in the NOAA standard relational database format (see NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS ORCA 115) and in a simplified desktop flat file format. This metadata document includes information on both of these database formats.;

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

DO NOT USE MAPS FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES. Besides the above warning, there are no use constraints on these data. Note that the ESI database should not be used to the exclusion of other pertinent data or information held by state or federal agencies or other organizations. Likewise, information contained in the database cannot be used in place of consultations with environmental, natural resource, and cultural resource agencies, or in place of field surveys. Recognize that the information contained in the ESI database represents known concentration areas or occurrences of natural, cultural, and human-use resources, but does not necessarily represent the full distribution or range of each species or resource. This is particularly important to recognize when considering potential impacts to protected resources, such as endangered species, wetlands, etc. Acknowledgment of the originators, publishers, contributors, and sources listed would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 510731
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi
URL Type:
Online Resource

Activity Log

Activity Log 1

CC ID: 510753
Activity Date/Time: 2010-05-18
Description:

Date that the source FGDC record was last modified.

Activity Log 2

CC ID: 510752
Activity Date/Time: 2017-04-05
Description:

Converted from Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (version FGDC-STD-001-1998) using 'fgdc_to_inport_xml.pl' script. Contact Tyler Christensen (NOS) for details.

Activity Log 3

CC ID: 588610
Activity Date/Time: 2017-09-13
Description:

Partial upload of Spatial Info section only.

Activity Log 4

CC ID: 588876
Activity Date/Time: 2017-09-13
Description:

Partial upload of Spatial Info section only.

Activity Log 5

CC ID: 604256
Activity Date/Time: 2017-11-01
Description:

Replaced entire Lineage section to populate new Source Contribution field.

Activity Log 6

CC ID: 719243
Activity Date/Time: 2018-02-08
Description:

Partial upload of Positional Accuracy fields only.

Technical Environment

Description:

The software packages used to develop the atlas are Environmental Systems Research Institute's ARC/INFO(R) (version 9.3) and SQL SERVER(R) (version 2000). The hardware configuration is PC's with Windows Operating System (2000/XP/2003). The Spatial_Data_Organization Information section refers only to the source files in the ARC export format. The following files are included in the data set: birds.e00, esi.e00, fish.e00, habitats.e00, hydro.e00, index.e00, invert.e00, m_mammal.e00, mgt.e00, nests.e00, reptiles.e00, socecon.e00, t_mammal.e00, and wetlands.e00. Associated relational and desktop data tables provided in Arc export and text format are bio_lut.e00, biofile.e00, biores.e00, breed.e00, breed_dt.e00, seasonal.e00, soc_dat.e00, soc_lut.e00, sources.e00, species.e00, and status.e00. Program_Affiliation: Program_Name: National Ocean Service Data Explorer

Data Quality

Accuracy:

A multi-stage error checking process is used to verify both attribute accuracy and logical consistency throughout data production. The process includes a standardized data entry methodology, hardcopy data review by in-house and external resource experts, a final Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) process, and multiple automated logical consistency checks. Quantitative data (such as densities, counts, abundances, or concentrations) provided by resource experts for inclusion in the data set may vary widely in attribute accuracy, depending upon the methodology used to collect and compile such data. For a more detailed evaluation of source data attribute accuracy, contact the sources listed in the Lineage section.

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Spatial components for the human-use data layers can come from expert interviews, hardcopy, or digital sources. Most of the spatial components of the human-use data layers are developed from pre-existing digital or hardcopy sources and reflect the positional accuracy of these original data. Some of the spatial components of the human-use data layers are compiled on hardcopy base maps with a scale of 1:24,000. See the Lineage and Process_Description sections for more information on the original source data and how these data were integrated or manipulated to create the final data set.

Completeness Report:

These data represent a synthesis of expert knowledge, available hardcopy reports, and digital data on socioeconomic resources. See also the MGT data layer, part of the larger Mississippi ESI database, for additional human-use information. These data do not necessarily represent all human-use sites in Mississippi.

Conceptual Consistency:

A multi-stage error checking process, described in the above Attribute_Accuracy_Report, is used to verify both attribute accuracy and logical consistency throughout data production. This process includes multiple automated logical consistency checks that test the files for missing or duplicate data, rules for proper coding, GIS topological consistencies (such as dangles, unnecessary node, etc.), and SQL SERVER(R) to ARC/INFO(R) consistencies. A final review is made by the GIS manager, where the data are written to CD-ROM and the metadata are written. After the data are delivered to NOAA, they are again subjected to a number of quality and consistency checks. In the process of checking for topological and database consistencies, new ID's and RARNUM's or HUNUM's are also generated. The new ID's are a combination of atlas number, element number, and record number. In addition, the value used to represent the element is modified to reflect the type of feature being mapped. In the case of an element that is normally represented by a point or polygon, a value of 20 is added to the standard element value for mapping of linear features. In the case where an element usually mapped as a polygon is represented by a point, a value of 30 is added to the regular element value. The RARNUM's are also modified to include the atlas number, so multiple atlases can be combined and RARNUM's remain unique. RARNUM's are redefined on an element basis, so "resources at risk" groupings will contain only a single element. HUNUM's are also modified to include the atlas number.

Lineage

Sources

ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION DATA FOR WILDLIFE RESOURCES

CC ID: 604259
Contact Name: J. CLARK, MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: EXPERT KNOWLEDGE | Type of Source Media: PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

BOAT RAMPS

CC ID: 604257
Contact Name: CHARLIE WELCH, GIS SPECIALIST, MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, AND PARKS
Publish Date: 2009-04-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009-04-01
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: EMAIL

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF BIOLOGICAL AND HUMAN USE RESOURCES ON GULF ISLANDS

CC ID: 604258
Contact Name: G.HOPKINS, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: EXPERT KNOWLEDGE | Type of Source Media: PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

INSHORE ARTIFICIAL REEFS

CC ID: 604262
Contact Name: MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Publish Date: 2008-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2008
Citation URL: http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/Fisheries/Reefs/artificial-reefs.htm
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: EMAIL

MISSISSIPPI COASTAL PRESERVE BOUNDARY DATA

CC ID: 604260
Contact Name: J. CLARK, MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: EMAIL

NATIONAL HISTORIC REGISRTY SITES IN MISSISSIPPI (MSTM)(1998)[NATREG]

CC ID: 604261
Contact Name: MISSISSIPPI AUTOMATED RESOURCE INFORMATION SYSTEM (MARIS)
Publish Date: 1998-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1998
Citation URL: http://www.maris.state.ms.us/HTM/DownloadData/Statewide-Alpha.html
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: online

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

CC ID: 604263
Contact Name: MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, AND PARKS
Publish Date: 2005-07-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2005-07
Citation URL: http://www.maris.state.ms.us/HTM/DownloadData/Statewide-Alpha.html
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: online

SENSITIVITY OF COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS AND WILDLIFE TO SPILLED OIL: MISSISSIPPI: SOCECON

CC ID: 604264
Contact Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), Emergency Response Division (ERD)
Publish Date: 1995-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1995
Scale Denominator: 24000
Citation URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: map | Type of Source Media: CD-ROM

US COAST GUARD TENANT COMMANDS

CC ID: 604265
Contact Name: US COAST GUARD TENANT COMMANDS
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Source Contribution:

SOCECON INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: EXPERT KNOWLEDGE | Type of Source Media: PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 604266
Description:

Three main sources of data were used to depict human-use resources for this data layer: 1) personal interviews with resource experts from the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR), and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, 2) numerous published and unpublished reports, and 3) MDMR digital inshore and offshore artificial reef layers. The attributes of the RECREATIONAL FACILITIES dataset provided by MS DEPT. OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, AND PARKS (SOURCE_ID 95) were edited to reflect the 1997 area code change to 228.The above digital and/or hardcopy sources were compiled by the project biologist to create the SOCECON data layer. Depending on the type of source data, three general approaches are used for compiling the data layer: 1) information gathered during initial interviews and from hardcopy sources are compiled onto U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000 topographic quadrangles and digitized; 2) hardcopy maps are digitized at their source scale; 3) digital data layers are evaluated and used "as is" or integrated with the hardcopy data sources. See the Lineage section for additional information on the type of source data for this data layer. The compiled ESI, biology, and human-use data are plotted onto hardcopy draft maps. Following the delivery of draft maps to the participating resource experts, a second set of interviews are conducted to review the maps. If necessary, edits to the SOCECON data layer are made based on the recommendations of the resource experts, and final hardcopy maps and digital data are created.

Process Date/Time: 2009-12-01 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity SOCECON.AAT
Entity SOCECON.PAT
Entity SOC_DAT
Entity SOC_LUT
Entity SOURCES

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 40421
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:40421
Metadata Record Created By: Tyler Christensen
Metadata Record Created: 2017-04-05 14:51+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2018-02-08
Owner Org: ORR
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2019-02-09