Item Identification

Title: apaspi
Short Name: apaspi
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Unknown | Description Source: Unknown

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
SPIKEY NUMBER Unique identifier for sample sites. | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
REGION VARCHAR General area within the bay that station is located. | Description Source: Unknown
100
LATITUDE NUMBER Latitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown
100
LONGITUDE NUMBER Longitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown
100
PEN_DEPTH NUMBER Corrected camera penetration depth (cm) based on video of entire deployment (approx. 15 sec after bottom contact). | Description Source: Unknown
100
SFC_RELIEF VARCHAR Small-scale bed roughness across prism faceplate (cm). | Description Source: Unknown
100
SFC_FEATUR VARCHAR Physical and biological features at the sediment-water interface. | Description Source: Unknown
100
SHELL_HASH VARCHAR Surface and sub-surface shell fragments. | Description Source: Unknown
100
SHELLBED VARCHAR Identification of shellfish present in image. | Description Source: Unknown
100
SED_DESC Unknown Full texture description from image based on Folk (1974). | Description Source: Folk, R.L. 1974. Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks. Austin, Texas.
100
SED_LAYERS VARCHAR Number of subsurface sediment layers visible in image. | Description Source: Unknown
100
SFC_BIOL VARCHAR Surface biological features in image. | Description Source: Unknown
100
TUBES VARCHAR Surface worm tubes in image. | Description Source: Unknown
100
WORMS VARCHAR Count of infaunal worms. | Description Source: Unknown
100
BURROWS VARCHAR Count of infaunal burrows. | Description Source: Unknown
100
OXIC_VOIDS VARCHAR Count of oxic feeding voids in sediment. | Description Source: Unknown
100
ANOX_VOIDS VARCHAR Count of anoxic (anaerobic) voids in the sediment. | Description Source: Unknown
100
GAS_VOIDS VARCHAR Count of methane gas voids in the sediment. | Description Source: Unknown
100
RPD VARCHAR Average depth (cm) of apparent color Redox Potential Discontinuity (values rounded to nearest 0.5 cm). | Description Source: Unknown
100
BHQ VARCHAR Value of Benthic Habitat Quality index (Nilsson and Rosenberg 1996). | Description Source: Nilsson, H.C., and R. Rosenberg. 1997. "Benthic Habitat Quality Assessment of
100
HABITAT VARCHAR Habitat assignment based on physical and biological features. | Description Source: Unknown

Attribute Details

FID

CC ID: 659466
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: 659467
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.

SPIKEY

CC ID: 659468
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for sample sites. | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 1122-1 - 5062-1

REGION

CC ID: 659469
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

General area within the bay that station is located. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Apalachicola Bay: Unknown | St. Vincent Sound: Unknown | St. George Sound: Unknown | East Bay: Unknown | Rivers: Unknown |

LATITUDE

CC ID: 659470
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 29.59813 - 29.80775

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 659471
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: -85.22170 - -84.73427

PEN_DEPTH

CC ID: 659472
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Corrected camera penetration depth (cm) based on video of entire deployment (approx. 15 sec after bottom contact). | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 0 - 41.1

SFC_RELIEF

CC ID: 659473
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Small-scale bed roughness across prism faceplate (cm). | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown: feature not visible in image. |

SFC_FEATUR

CC ID: 659474
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Physical and biological features at the sediment-water interface. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Unknown: Not identifiable from image. | Bedforms: Sediment ripples at surface. | Disturbed: Surface structure was disturbed by camera frame in image. | Even: Level sediment surface; no ripples. | Floc layer: Fluid mud layer visible at the sediment-water interface. | Gravel: Presence of gravel in image. | Pits: Small depressions at the sediment-water interface; most likely caused by animal activity. | Shell: Presence of bivalve shell hash in image. | Uneven: Sediment surface was not level across the prism faceplate. |

SHELL_HASH

CC ID: 659475
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Surface and sub-surface shell fragments. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Bed: Large or whole shells with 50-100% coverage in image. | Coarse: Shells were greater than 5 cm in size and very abundant. | Fine: Few shell pieces of less than 2 mm in size. | Medium: Abundant shell of 2 to 4 mm in size. | None or Trace: Little to no shell present. |

SHELLBED

CC ID: 659476
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Identification of shellfish present in image. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: oyster: Unknown | mixed: oysters and mussels | unknown: not identifiable | z: Not Applicable; none. |

SED_DESC

CC ID: 659477
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Full texture description from image based on Folk (1974). | Description Source: Folk, R.L. 1974. Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks. Austin, Texas.

Allowed Values: Character field.

SED_LAYERS

CC ID: 659478
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of subsurface sediment layers visible in image. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

SFC_BIOL

CC ID: 659479
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Surface biological features in image. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Biogenic: Surface dominated by animal-created structures, usually feeding pits or mounds. | Burrow openings: Unknown | Backfilled burrow: Unknown | Detritus: Dead and decaying organic matter. | Diopatra: Genus of polychaete worm. | Epiphytes: Unknown | Fish: Bottom-dwelling fish visible in image. | Fish voids: Subsurface pockets in the sediment that are created by bottom-dwelling fish. | Gelatinous egg case: Unknown | Hydroid or algae: Unknown | Large tubes: Unknown | Macroalgae: Unknown | Microalgae: Unknown | Mysids: Unknown | Mound: Unknown | Mud tubes: Unknown | Mussels: Unknown | Oysters: Unknown | Ribbed mussels: Unknown | Sand dollars: Unknown | Small crab: Unknown | Hermit crab: Unknown | SAV (Halodule wrightii): Unknown | SAV (Valisneria americana): Unknown | SAV detritus: Unknown | Shrimp: Unknown | Tentacles on surface: Unknown | Maldanid egg case: Egg sack from a genus of polychaete worm |

TUBES

CC ID: 659480
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Surface worm tubes in image. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: None: 0 | Few: 1 to 6 worm tubes present. | Some: 7 to 18 tubes present. | Many: Greater than 18 tubes present. | Mat: Dense collection of tubes. | IND: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

WORMS

CC ID: 659481
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Count of infaunal worms. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

BURROWS

CC ID: 659482
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Count of infaunal burrows. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

OXIC_VOIDS

CC ID: 659483
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Count of oxic feeding voids in sediment. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

ANOX_VOIDS

CC ID: 659484
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Count of anoxic (anaerobic) voids in the sediment. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

GAS_VOIDS

CC ID: 659485
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Count of methane gas voids in the sediment. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

RPD

CC ID: 659486
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Average depth (cm) of apparent color Redox Potential Discontinuity (values rounded to nearest 0.5 cm). | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

BHQ

CC ID: 659487
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Value of Benthic Habitat Quality index (Nilsson and Rosenberg 1996). | Description Source: Nilsson, H.C., and R. Rosenberg. 1997. "Benthic Habitat Quality Assessment of

Allowed Values: 99: Unknown; feature not visible in image. |

HABITAT

CC ID: 659488
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Habitat assignment based on physical and biological features. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Biogenic sands: Biogenic sands had visible biological features such as mounds, pits, burrows, worms, tubes or oxic voids in sediments. | Depauperate sands: Depauperate sands had no visible evidence of biological features, which was likely related to their shallow (possibly intertidal) distribution in the bay. | Halodule bed: Seagrass habitats were divided into two mutually exclusive subclasses based on species composition, including Halodule wrightii and Valisneria americana. | Homogeneous silts: Silty-bottom habitats with no evidence of subsurface layering. | Layered silts: Silty-bottom habitats with visible sediment layering below the surface. | Oyster bed: Oyster beds predominantly consisted of oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and also included mixed beds of oysters and mussels. | Valisneria bed: Seagrass habitats were divided into two mutually exclusive subclasses based on species composition, including Halodule wrightii and Valisneria americana. |

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 49286
Metadata Record Created By: Anne Ball
Metadata Record Created: 2017-11-15 08:31+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2018-04-11
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2019-04-12