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Title: Coastal United States
Short Name: Coastal United States
Status: In Work
Abstract:

Coastal United States as delineated by NOAA using scene boundaries, hydrological units, and county boundaries | Description Source: NOAA

Notes:

Converted from FGDC using 'fgdc_to_inport_xml_entity.pl' script.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Landcover Classification VARCHAR Landcover Classification as determined by NOAA Coastal Change Analysis Program (C- CAP): Guidance for Regional Implementation | Description Source: Dobson, J. et al, NOAA Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP): Guidance for Regional Implementation, NOAA Technical Report NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service) 123, U.S. Department of Commerce, April 1995

Attribute Details

Landcover Classification

CC ID: 655655
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Landcover Classification as determined by NOAA Coastal Change Analysis Program (C- CAP): Guidance for Regional Implementation | Description Source: Dobson, J. et al, NOAA Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP): Guidance for Regional Implementation, NOAA Technical Report NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service) 123, U.S. Department of Commerce, April 1995

Allowed Values: 1 Unclassified: This class contains no data due to cloud conditions or data voids. | 2 High Intensity Developed: Contains little or no vegetation. This subclass includes heavily built-up urban centers as well as large constructed surfaces in suburban and rural areas. Large buildings (such as multiple family housing, hangars, and large barns), interstate highways, and runways typically fall into this subclass. Impervious surfaces account for 80-100 percent of the total cover. | 3 Medium Intensity Developed: Contains substantial amounts of constructed surface mixed with substantial amounts of vegetated surface. Small buildings (such as single family housing, farm outbuildings, and large sheds), typically fall into this subclass. Impervious surfaces account for 50-79 percent of the total cover. | 4 Low Intensity Developed: Contains constructed surface mixed with vegetated surface. This class includes features seen class 3, with the addition of streets and roads with associated trees and grasses. Impervious surfaces account for 21-49 percent of the total cover. | 5 Developed Open Space: Includes areas with a mixture of some constructed materials, but mostly vegetation in the form of lawn grasses. This subclass includes parks, lawns, athletic fields, golf courses, and natural grasses occurring around airports and industrial sites. Impervious surfaces account for less than 20 percent of total cover. | 6 Cultivated Land: Includes herbaceous (cropland) and woody (e.g., orchards, nurseries, and vineyards) cultivated lands. | 7 Pasture/Hay: Characterized by grasses, legumes or grass-legume mixtures planted for livestock grazing or the production of seed or hay crops. | 8 Grassland: Dominated by naturally occurring grasses and non-grasses (forbs) that are not fertilized, cut, tilled, or planted regularly. | 9 Deciduous Forest: Includes areas dominated by single stemmed, woody vegetation unbranched 0.6 to 1 meter above the ground and having a height greater than 5 meters and cover more than 20% of land area. More than 75 percent of the tree species shed foliage simultaneous in response to seasonal change. | 10 Evergreen Forest: Includes areas in which more than 67 percent of the trees remain green throughout the year. Both coniferous and broad-leaved evergreens are included in this category. Trees must be taller than 5 meters and more than 20% of the land cover. | 11 Mixed Forest: Contains all forested areas in which both evergreen and deciduous trees are growing and neither predominate. Trees must be taller than 5 meters and more than 20% of the land cover. | 12 Scrub/Shrub: Areas dominated by woody vegetation less than 5 meters in height. This class includes true shrubs,young trees, and trees or shrubs that are small or stunted because of environmental conditions. Includes both evergreen and deciduous scrub. | 13 Palustrine Forested Wetland: Includes all non-tidal wetlands dominated by woody vegetation greater than or equal to 5 meters in height, and all such wetlands that occur in tidal areas in which salinity due to ocean-derived salts is below 0.5 parts per thousand (ppt). | 14 Palustrine Scrub/Shrub Wetland: Includes all non-tidal wetlands dominated by woody vegetation less than or equal to 5 meters in height, and all such wetlands that occur in tidal areas in which salinity due to ocean-derived salts is below 0.5 ppt. | 15 Palustrine Emergent Wetland: Includes all non-tidal wetlands dominated by persistent emergents, emergent mosses, or lichens, and all such wetlands that occur in tidal areas in which salinity due to ocean-derived salts is below 0.5 ppt. | 16 Estuarine Forest Wetland: Includes all tidal wetlands dominated by woody vegetation greater than or equal to 5 meters in height, and all such wetlands that occur in tidal areas in which salinity due to ocean-derived salts is above 0.5 parts per thousand (ppt). | 17 Estuarine Scrub/Shrub Wetland: Includes all tidal wetlands dominated by woody vegetation less than or equal to

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 49106
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:49106
Metadata Record Created By: Anne Ball
Metadata Record Created: 2017-11-15 08:29+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-11-16
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year