Item Identification

Title: MPA_Inventory_Sites_ForWeb
Short Name: MPA_Inventory_Sites_ForWeb
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Database of MPA geospatial data | Description Source: MPAC

Notes:

Converted from FGDC using 'fgdc_to_inport_xml_entity.pl' script.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
FID Unknown Internal feature number. | Description Source: ESRI
100
Shape Unknown Feature geometry. | Description Source: ESRI
100
Site_ID Unknown Unique site identifier assigned by MPAC | Description Source: MPAC
100
Area_KM_To Unknown Area of the protected area in square kilometers, including any terrestrial portions, where applicable | Description Source: MPAC
100
Area_KM_Ma Unknown Area of the marine component of the protected area in square kilometers. This value is unofficial, calculated by clipping the polygon to the NOAA Medium Resolution (~80k) shoreline polygon. | Description Source: MPAC
100
Site_Name Unknown Official name of the MPA | Description Source: MPAC
100
Gov_Level VARCHAR Level of government responsible for designating and managing the site | Description Source: MPAC
100
NS_Full VARCHAR Status of the site with respect to the National System of MPAs | Description Source: MPAC
100
Prot_Lvl VARCHAR Level of legal protection afforded to the site's natural and cultural resources and ecological processes | Description Source: MPAC
100
Mgmt_Plan VARCHAR The type of management plan developed for the site | Description Source: MPAC
100
Mgmt_Agen Unknown Agency responsible for managing the site | Description Source: MPAC
100
Fish_Rstr VARCHAR Level of restrictions on commercial and/or recreational fishing | Description Source: MPAC
100
Pri_Con_Fo VARCHAR Defines the primary characteristics of the area that the MPA was established to conserve. | Description Source: MPAC
100
Prot_Focus VARCHAR Ecological scale of site conservation targets | Description Source: MPAC
100
Permanence VARCHAR Classification of the permanence of the site | Description Source: MPAC
100
Constancy VARCHAR Classification of the constancy of the site protections throughout the year | Description Source: MPAC
100
Estab_Yr Unknown The year the site was officially designated or established | Description Source: Managing Agency
100
URL Unknown Website for the MPA created by the managing agency. | Description Source: MPAC
100
Site_Label Unknown Abbreviated site name | Description Source: MPAC
100
Vessel VARCHAR Describes if vessel access is allowed within the MPA. | Description Source: MPAC
100
Anchor VARCHAR Describes whether anchoring in the site is permitted. | Description Source: MPAC

Attribute Details

FID

CC ID: 535642
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Internal feature number. | Description Source: ESRI

Allowed Values: Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Shape

CC ID: 535643
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Feature geometry. | Description Source: ESRI

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

Site_ID

CC ID: 535644
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique site identifier assigned by MPAC | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Consists of government level identifier combined with unique number value.

Area_KM_To

CC ID: 535645
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Area of the protected area in square kilometers, including any terrestrial portions, where applicable | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Area_KM_Ma

CC ID: 535646
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Area of the marine component of the protected area in square kilometers. This value is unofficial, calculated by clipping the polygon to the NOAA Medium Resolution (~80k) shoreline polygon. | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Site_Name

CC ID: 535647
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Official name of the MPA | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Gov_Level

CC ID: 535648
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Level of government responsible for designating and managing the site | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Federal: MPA is designated and managed by a federal agency | State: MPA is designated and managed by a state agency | Territorial: MPA is designated and managed by a territorial agency | Local: MPA is designated and managed by a local agency | Partnership: MPA is designated and managed by multiple agencies at more than one level of government |

NS_Full

CC ID: 535649
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Status of the site with respect to the National System of MPAs | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Member: Site has been approved as a National System MPA | Not Eligible: Site does not meet eligibility criteria for the National System | Eligible: Site meets eligibility criteria for the National System | Nominated: Site has been nominated, and is currently under consideration for entry to the National System |

Prot_Lvl

CC ID: 535650
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Level of legal protection afforded to the site's natural and cultural resources and ecological processes | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Uniform Multiple Use: MPAs or zones with a consistent level of protection and allowable activities, including certain extractive uses, across the entire protected area | Zoned Multiple Use: MPAs that allow some extractive activities throughout the entire site, but that use marine zoning to allocate specific uses to compatible places or times in order to reduce user conflicts and adverse impacts | Zoned w/No Take Areas: Multiple-use MPAs that contain at least one legally established management zone in which all resource extraction is prohibited | No Access: MPAs or zones that restrict all human access to the area in order to prevent potential ecological disturbance, unless specifically permitted for designated special uses such as research, monitoring or restoration | No Impact: MPAs or zones that allow human access, but that prohibit all activities that could harm the site's resources or disrupt the ecological or cultural services they provide. Examples of activities typically prohibited in no-impact MPAs include resource extraction of any kind (fishing, collecting, or mining); discharge of pollutants; disposal or | No Take: MPAs or zones that allow human access and even some potentially harmful uses, but that totally prohibit the extraction or significant destruction of natural or cultural resources. This includes Papahanuamokuakea Marine National Monument, which allows very limited subsistence fishing activities by Native Hawaiians by permit. | To Be Determined: MPA or zone that has been established, but has not yet officially designated it's specific level of protection. |

Mgmt_Plan

CC ID: 535651
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The type of management plan developed for the site | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Site-Specific Management Plan: A management plan has been developed specifically for the site | MPA Programmatic Management Plan: A management plan has been developed for a broader MPA program, which includes the site | Non-MPA Programmatic Species Management Plan: A species management plan has been developed, which includes the management of the site | Non-MPA Programmatic Fisheries Management Plan: A fisheries management plan has been developed, which includes the management of the site | Non-MPA Programmatic Habitat Management Plan: A habitat management plan has been developed, which includes the management of the site | Community Agreement: A verbal or written community agreement has been reached for the management of the site | No Management Plan: No management plan has been developed for the site, or the management plan is still in draft form |

Mgmt_Agen

CC ID: 535652
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Agency responsible for managing the site | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Fish_Rstr

CC ID: 535653
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Level of restrictions on commercial and/or recreational fishing | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Commercial and Recreational Fishing Prohibited: MPAs or zones prohibit any type of fishing throughout the site, including both commercial and recreational. | Commercial and Recreational Fishing Restricted: MPAs or zones place some type of restriction on all types of fishing, including both commercial and recreational. The level of restriction may vary throughout the MPA according to different zones or areas. | Commercial Fishing Prohibited: MPAs or zones prohibit any type of commercial fishing. Recreational fishing may be allowed | Commercial Fishing Prohibited and Recreational Fishing Restricted: MPAs or zones prohibit any type of commercial fishing and place some type of restriction on recreational fishing | Commercial Fishing Restricted: MPAs or zones place some type of restriction on commercial fishing, which might vary throughout the MPA according to different zones or areas. Recreational fishing may be unrestricted | Commercial Fishing Restricted and Recreational Fishing Prohibited: MPAs or zones prohibit any type of recreational fishing and place some type of restriction on commercial fishing | No Site Restrictions: MPAs or zones place no restrictions on any type of fishing throughout the site, including both commercial and recreational | Recreational Fishing Prohibited: MPAs or zones prohibit any type of recreational fishing. Commercial fishing may be allowed | Recreational Fishing Restricted: MPAs or zones place some type of restriction on recreational fishing, which might vary throughout the MPA according to different zones or areas. Commercial fishing may be unrestricted | Restrictions Unknown: MPAs or zones with unknown fishing restrictions |

Pri_Con_Fo

CC ID: 535654
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Defines the primary characteristics of the area that the MPA was established to conserve. | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Natural Heritage: MPAs or zones established and managed wholly or in part to sustain, conserve, restore, and understand the protected area's natural biodiversity, populations, communities, habitats, and ecosystems; the ecological and physical processes upon which they depend; and, the ecological services, human uses and values they provide to this and future generations. | Cultural Heritage: MPAs or zones established and managed wholly or in part to protect and understand submerged cultural resources that reflect the nation's maritime history and traditional cultural connections to the sea. | Sustainable Production: MPAs or zones established and managed wholly or in part with the explicit purpose of supporting the continued extraction of renewable living resources (such as fish, shellfish, plants, birds, or mammals) that live within the MPA, or that are exploited elsewhere but depend upon the protected area?s habitat for essential aspects of their ecology or life history (feeding, spawning, mating, or nursery grounds). |

Prot_Focus

CC ID: 535655
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Ecological scale of site conservation targets | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Ecosystem: MPAs or zones whose legal authorities and management measures are intended to protect all of the components and processes of the ecosystem within its boundaries | Focal Resource: MPAs or zones whose legal authorities and management measures specifically target a particular habitat, species complex, or single resource (either natural or cultural) |

Permanence

CC ID: 535656
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Classification of the permanence of the site | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Permanent: MPAs or zones whose legal authorities provide some level of protection to the site in perpetuity for future generations, unless reversed by unanticipated future legislation or regulatory actions | Conditional: MPAs or zones that have the potential, and often the expectation, to persist administratively over time, but whose legal authority has a finite duration and must be actively renewed or ratified based on periodic governmental reviews of performance | Temporary: MPAs that are designed to address relatively short-term conservation and/or management needs by protecting a specific habitat or species for a finite duration, with no expectation or specific mechanism for renewal |

Constancy

CC ID: 535657
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Classification of the constancy of the site protections throughout the year | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Year-Round: MPAs or zones that provide constant protection to the site throughout the year | Seasonal: MPAs or zones that protect specific habitats and resources, but only during fixed seasons or periods when human uses may disrupt ecologically sensitive seasonal processes such as spawning, breeding, or feeding aggregations | Rotating: MPAs or zones that cycle serially and predictably among a set of fixed geographic areas in order to meet short-term conservation or management goals (such as local stock replenishment followed by renewed exploitation of recovered populations) |

Estab_Yr

CC ID: 535658
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The year the site was officially designated or established | Description Source: Managing Agency

Allowed Values: n/a

URL

CC ID: 535659
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Website for the MPA created by the managing agency. | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Site_Label

CC ID: 535660
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Abbreviated site name | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: n/a

Vessel

CC ID: 535661
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Describes if vessel access is allowed within the MPA. | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Unrestricted: The site allows vessel access. | Restricted: The site allows some vessel traffic, with restrictions. | Prohibited: Vessel traffic within the site is prohibited. |

Anchor

CC ID: 535662
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Describes whether anchoring in the site is permitted. | Description Source: MPAC

Allowed Values: Unrestricted: The site allows ship anchoring. | Restricted: The site allows some anchoring, with restrictions. | Prohibited: Anchoring within the site is prohibited. |

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 41965
Metadata Record Created By: Tyler Christensen
Metadata Record Created: 2017-04-06 11:01+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-04-10
Owner Org: ONMS
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2018-04-11