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Short Citation:
Office of Response and Restoration, 2022: Sensitivity of Coastal Environments and Wildlife to Spilled Oil: South Florida: INVERT (Invertebrate Polygons), https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/40703.

Item Identification

Title: Sensitivity of Coastal Environments and Wildlife to Spilled Oil: South Florida: INVERT (Invertebrate Polygons)
Short Name: fl_south_invert
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2013-04
Abstract:

This data set contains sensitive biological resource data for marine and estuarine invertebrate species in South Florida. Vector polygons in this data set represent invertebrate distribution and concentration areas. Species-specific abundance, seasonality, status, life history, 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 South Florida. 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.

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:

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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.

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 Invertebrate
None Oil spill planning
None Sensitivity maps
None Wildlife

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None South Florida

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, six relational attribute or data tables (BIORES, BREED, SEASONAL, SOURCES, SPECIES, and STATUS) are used to store the complex biological data in the ESI data structure. The geographic data layer containing biological resource information (in this case, INVERT) is linked to the Biological Resources table (BIORES) using the unique ID and the lookup table BIO_LUT, or it can be linked directly using RARNUM. The ID is a unique combination of the atlas number (for the South Florida atlas, the number is 221), an element/layer specific number (BIRDS are layer 1, FISH are layer 2, etc.), and a unique record number. The RARNUM represents a unique combination of species, seasonalities, concentrations, and source information. For each of these groupings, a number is generated. That number is concatenated with the atlas number to create a "resource at risk" number that is unique across atlases. BIORES and the other relational data tables are described in the Detailed_Description sections. 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. Due to the complexity of the relational database model, the data items are also post-processed into a flat file format. This table, called BIOFILE, may be used in place of the relational files to ease simple data queries. The items in the flat file are ELEMENT, SUBELEMENT, NAME, GEN_SPEC, S, F, NHP, DATE_PUB, CONC, JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC, BREED1, BREED2, BREED3, BREED4, BREED5, RARNUM, G_SOURCE, S_SOURCE, and BREED. All of these items are the same as their counterparts in the individual data tables (described in the Detailed_Description sections), except the BREED1-BREED5 and BREED items. BREED is a newly generated variable used to link to the BREED_DT data table, a modified, more compact version of the relational BREED data table. BREED1-BREED5 give a text summary of when each life stage occurs within the associated map object. The life stages referred to are the same as those listed in the Detailed_Description of the BREED data table. The link to the BIOFILE may be made through the BIO_LUT, using ID to link to RARNUM, or BIOFILE may be linked directly to the RARNUM in each of the geographic layer's attribute data tables. As mentioned, BREED_DT is an auxiliary support data table to the flat file structure, which allows the user to do searches based on month for seasonal breeding activities. The link from the flat file to BREED_DT is the BREED item. A second supporting data table is SOURCES. This is the same as the source file described above, and the link from the flat file is both G_SOURCE and S_SOURCE. It should be noted that although the flat file eases data query, it is not a normalized database structure, and actual updates performed by the states and other responsible agencies should be done using the relational data tables. The entity-relationship diagram describing relationships between attribute tables in the ESI data structure does NOT include the BIOFILE data table, and this data table is NOT described in a Detailed_Description section.

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 (NOAA), 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. If problems are encountered in downloading the ESI data or with file corruption, contact NOAA (see Distributor).

These data represent a snapshot in time and temporal changes may have occurred. The data are not intended to include all biological or human-use resources present in an area; they focus on species and resources particularly sensitive to oiling. In the event of a spill, they should be used for a first assessment only. The data providers are the experts with regard to individual resources. They should be contacted to confirm if more current data exist or if in-depth information is needed about a particular resource.

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; the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Office of Incident Management and Preparedness, Washington, D.C.; and the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), St. Petersburg, Florida.

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 520629
Date Effective From: 2013-04
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: 520631
Date Effective From: 2013-04
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: 520632
Date Effective From: 2013-04
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: 520630
Date Effective From: 2013-04
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 2011-2013. The currentness dates for the data range from 1983 to 2013 and are documented in the Lineage section.

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 520635
W° Bound: -82.933
E° Bound: -80
N° Bound: 26.375
S° Bound: 24.5

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 520634
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 1983
End: 2013

Spatial Information

Spatial Representation

Representations Used

Vector: Yes

Vector Representation 1

CC ID: 588687
Complex Object Present?: Yes
Complex Object Count: 18584
Curve Object Present?: Yes
Curve Object Count: 1871856
Point Object Present?: Yes
Point Object Count: 18585
Surface Object Present?: Yes
Surface Object Count: 32158

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Contact NOAA if you require the ESI data be provided to you on CD/DVD (see Distributor). ESI data are processed into multiple formats to make them useful to a wider community of GIS/mapping users. Distribution formats include ARC export files, Shapefiles, and a file Geodatabase (the recommended format). 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.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 520636
Download URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_download
Distributor:
Description:

Downloadable Data

File Type: Multiple formats

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 520623
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi
URL Type:
Online Resource

URL 2

CC ID: 520624
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_download
URL Type:
Online Resource

URL 3

CC ID: 520625
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_guidelines
URL Type:
Online Resource

URL 4

CC ID: 520626
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/esimaps/gisdata/SouthFlorida_2013_datafig.jpg
URL Type:
Browse Graphic
Depicts the relationships between spatial data layers and attribute data tables for the South Flo...
File Resource Format: JPEG
Description:

Depicts the relationships between spatial data layers and attribute data tables for the South Florida ESI data.

URL 5

CC ID: 520627
URL: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/esimaps/gisdata/SouthFlorida_2013_datafig2.jpg
URL Type:
Browse Graphic
Depicts the relationships between spatial data layers and desktop data tables for the South Flori...
File Resource Format: JPEG
Description:

Depicts the relationships between spatial data layers and desktop data tables for the South Florida ESI data.

Activity Log

Activity Log 1

CC ID: 520650
Activity Date/Time: 2014-06-17
Description:

Date that the source FGDC record was last modified.

Activity Log 2

CC ID: 520649
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: 588685
Activity Date/Time: 2017-09-13
Description:

Partial upload of Spatial Info section only.

Activity Log 4

CC ID: 606593
Activity Date/Time: 2017-11-01
Description:

Replaced entire Lineage section to populate new Source Contribution field.

Activity Log 5

CC ID: 719517
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 10.0) and SQL SERVER(R) (version 2005). The hardware configuration is PCs with Windows Operating System 7.

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: benthic.e00, birds.e00, esil.e00, esip.e00, fish.e00, habitats.e00, hydro.e00, index.e00, invert.e00, m_mammal.e00, mgt.e00, mgt_fish.e00, nests.e00, reptiles.e00, socecon.e00, and t_mammal.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, mgt_fish_dat.e00, mgt_fish_lut.e00, seasonal.e00, soc_dat.e00, soc_lut.e00, sources.e00, species.e00, and status.e00.

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 biological data layers can come from expert interviews, hardcopy, or digital sources. Some of the spatial components of the biological data layers may have been developed using regional experts who estimate concentration areas. It is difficult to estimate the positional accuracy of such data, except to state that they are compiled on hardcopy base maps with a scale of 1:24,000. Some of the spatial components of the biological data sets are developed from pre-existing digital or hardcopy sources and reflect the positional accuracy of these original data. Note that biological resource data by their very nature are considered "fuzzy", and this should be understood when considering the positional accuracy of vector digital objects representing these resources. 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 documents, survey data, maps, and digital data on invertebrate distribution and concentration areas. These data do not necessarily represent all invertebrate occurrences in South Florida. The following species are included in this data set: (Species_ID, Common Name, Scientific Name [n/a if not applicable]): 4, Pink shrimp, Farfantepenaeus duorarum; 49, Blue crab, Callinectes sapidus; 72, Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus; 97, Grass shrimp, Palaemonetes spp.; 101, Queen conch, Strombus gigas; 288, Florida stone crab, Menippe mercenaria; 621, Peppermint shrimp, Lysmata wurdemanni; 623, Bartram's scrub-hairstreak, Strymon acis bartrami; 624, Miami blue, Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri; 625, Stock Island treesnail, Orthalicus reses reses; 627, Variegated sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus; 1024, Hermit crabs, n/a.

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 nodes, etc.), and SQL SERVER(R) to ARC/INFO(R) consistencies. 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 IDs and RARNUMs or HUNUMs are also generated. The new IDs 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 RARNUMs are also modified to include the atlas number, so multiple atlases can be combined and RARNUMs remain unique. RARNUMs are redefined on an element basis, so "resource at risk" groupings will contain only a single element. HUNUMs are also modified to include the atlas number.

Lineage

Sources

50 CFR PART 17 ENDANGERED AND THREATENED WILDLIFE AND PLANTS; LISTING OF THE MIAMI BLUE BUTTERFLY AS ENDANGERED THROUGHOUT ITS RANGE; FINAL RULE

CC ID: 606607
Contact Name: UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (USFWS)
Publish Date: 2012-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2012
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: HARDCOPY TEXT | Type of Source Media: ONLINE

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES IN GULF OF MEXICO ESTUARIES, VOL. I: DATA SUMMARIES.

CC ID: 606603
Contact Name: NELSON, D.M. (EDITOR) ET AL (NOAA'S ESTUARINE LIVING MARINE RESOURCES PROGRAM)
Publish Date: 1992-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1998
Citation URL: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/ecosystems/estuaries/elmr.aspx
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: paper

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES IN GULF OF MEXICO ESTUARIES, VOLUME II: SPECIES LIFE HISTORY SUMMARIES

CC ID: 606604
Contact Name: PATILLO, M.E. ET AL (NOAA'S ESTUARINE LIVING MARINE RESOURCES PROGRAM)
Publish Date: 1997-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1997
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: PAPER

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES IN SOUTHEAST ESTUARIES

CC ID: 606602
Contact Name: NELSON, D.M. (EDITOR) ET AL (NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA) ESTUARINE LIVING MARINE RESOURCES PROGRAM)
Publish Date: 1991-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1991
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: paper

DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE AND SEASONALITY OF STONE CRAB, BLUE CRAB AND PINK SHRIMP IN SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS

CC ID: 606599
Contact Name: GANDY, R. AND CRAWFORD, C. (FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWRI), FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC))
Publish Date: 2013-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2013
Source Contribution:

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

FLORIDA NATURAL AREAS INVENTORY, FLORIDA ELEMENT OCCURRENCE

CC ID: 606598
Contact Name: FLORIDA NATURAL AREAS INVENTORY (FNAI)
Publish Date: 2011-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2011
Source Contribution:

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

INVERTEBRATE DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE IN SOUTH FLORIDA

CC ID: 606594
Contact Name: BERTELSEN, R. AND T. MATTHEWS (FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION - FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWC-FWRI))
Publish Date: 2013-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2013
Source Contribution:

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

MONITORING THE FLORA AND FAUNA OF THE NEARSHORE HARDBOTTOM HABITATS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS

CC ID: 606605
Contact Name: TELLIER, M. ET AL. (FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION - FLORIDA WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWC-FWRI))
Publish Date: 2008-01-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2003
Extent End Date/Time: 2007
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: PAPER

QUEEN CONCH AGGREGATION AREAS

CC ID: 606597
Contact Name: FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWRI), FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC)
Publish Date: 2011-01-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2000
Extent End Date/Time: 2011
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: vector digital data | Type of Source Media: PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

QUEEN CONCH DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE IN SOUTH FLORIDA

CC ID: 606596
Contact Name: DELGADO, GABRIEL (FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION - FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWC-FWRI))
Publish Date: 2012-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2012
Source Contribution:

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

QUEEN CONCH FACT SHEET

CC ID: 606601
Contact Name: NATIONAL OCEANIC ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA), OFFICE OF PROTECTED RESOURCES (OPR)
Publish Date: 2012-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2012
Citation URL: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/invertebrates/queenconch.htm
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: ONLINE

SPECIES PROFILES: LIFE HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF COASTAL FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES (SOUTH FLORIDA)

CC ID: 606595
Contact Name: BIELSA, L.M., WILLIAM H. MURDICH, AND RONALD F. LABISKY
Publish Date: 1983-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1983
Citation URL: http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/wdb/pub/species_profiles/82_11-017.pdf
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: ONLINE

SPINY LOBSTER DENSITY AND DISTRIBUTION IN SOUTH FLORIDA FOR SOUTH FLORIDA ESI

CC ID: 606600
Contact Name: MATTHEWS, TOM (FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (FWRI), FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC))
Publish Date: 2012-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2012
Source Contribution:

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

THE ECOLOGY OF LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS

CC ID: 606608
Contact Name: WATTS, S.\xA0A., J.\xA0B. MCCLINTOCK & J.\xA0M. LAWRENCE
Publish Date: 2001-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2001
Source Contribution:

INVERT INFORMATION | Source Geospatial Form: document | Type of Source Media: BOOK

TREE SNAIL FOCUS AREA

CC ID: 606606
Contact Name: UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (USFWS)
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Scale Denominator: 12000
Source Contribution:

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

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 606609
Description:

Four main sources of data were used to depict invertebrate distribution and seasonality for this data layer: 1) personal interviews with resource experts from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWC-FWRI); 2) digital data sets provided by FWC-FWRI; 3) fishery-dependent catch data; and 4) published and unpublished reports. Queen conch aggregation sites were derived from areas delineated by FWC-FWRI survey data. Site information has been generalized to include areas that may be used due to annual variation. Contact FWC-FWRI for more specific information on the abundance and distribution of any invertebrate species. The above digital and/or hardcopy sources were compiled by the project biologist to create the INVERT 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 INVERT data layer are made based on the recommendations of the resource experts, and final hardcopy maps and digital data are created.

Process Date/Time: 2013-04-01 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity BIORES
Entity BIO_LUT
Entity BREED
Entity INVERT.PAT
Entity SEASONAL
Entity SOURCES
Entity SPECIES
Entity STATUS

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 40703
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:40703
Metadata Record Created By: Tyler Christensen
Metadata Record Created: 2017-04-05 14:53+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 Review Frequency: 1 Year