Item Identification

Title: benthos.dbf
Short Name: benthos.dbf
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Database file | 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
STATION NUMBER Unique identifier for sample sites. | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
RIVER VARCHAR Designates Webhannet and York sample sites. | Description Source: Unknown
100
LATITUDE NUMBER Latitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown
100
LONGITUDE NUMBER Longitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown
100
TOTAL_TAXA NUMBER Number of taxa present in sample. | Description Source: Unknown
100
ABUNDANCE NUMBER Total number of infaunal organisms in sample. | Description Source: Unknown
100
RICHNESS NUMBER Margalef's index calculated to measure the number of species present for a given number of individuals. | Description Source: Unknown
100
EVENNESS NUMBER Pielou's Index value calculated to describe how equally the individuals in a sample are distributed among the different species. | Description Source: Unknown
100
DIVERSITY NUMBER Shannon-Weiner diversity index score. | Description Source: Unknown
100
POLYCHAETA NUMBER Total abundance of all polychaetes. | Description Source: Unknown
100
OLIGOCHAET NUMBER Total abundance of all oligochaetes. | Description Source: Unknown
100
GASTROPODA NUMBER Total abundance of all gastropods. | Description Source: Unknown
100
BIVALVIA NUMBER Total abundance of all bivalves. | Description Source: Unknown
100
AMPHIPODA NUMBER Total abundance of all amphipods. | Description Source: Unknown
100
CRUSTACEA NUMBER Total abundance of all crustaceans (including Natantia and Reptantia). This field does not include amphipods as they are listed as a separate field. | Description Source: Unknown
100
OTHER NUMBER Total abundance of all other organisms. Other organisms for Webhannet River include Mysidacea, Tanaidacea, Isopoda, Insecta, Urochordata, and additional miscellaneous. Other organisms for York River include Mollusca, Mysidacea, Tanaidacea, Insecta, Isopoda, Phorondia, Echinodermata, Urochordata, and additional miscellaneous. | Description Source: Unknown
100
CLUSTER_GR VARCHAR Groups of stations with similar communities based on cluster analysis of species abundance (beta value = -0.25, Bray-Curtis similarity). | Description Source: Unknown
100
CLUSTER_NA Unknown Name of groups assigned by cluster analysis based on sediment characteristics. | Description Source: Unknown

Attribute Details

FID

CC ID: 659681
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: 659682
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.

STATION

CC ID: 659683
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: 101 - 888

RIVER

CC ID: 659684
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Designates Webhannet and York sample sites. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Webhannet: Unknown | York: Unknown |

LATITUDE

CC ID: 659685
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: 43.12551 - 43.32913

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 659686
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: -70.67694 - -70.55597

TOTAL_TAXA

CC ID: 659687
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of taxa present in sample. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 5 - 66

ABUNDANCE

CC ID: 659688
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total number of infaunal organisms in sample. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 29 - 26,044

RICHNESS

CC ID: 659689
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Margalef's index calculated to measure the number of species present for a given number of individuals. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0.65475 - 6.83547

EVENNESS

CC ID: 659690
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Pielou's Index value calculated to describe how equally the individuals in a sample are distributed among the different species. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0.06671 - 0.873

DIVERSITY

CC ID: 659691
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Shannon-Weiner diversity index score. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0.22462 - 2.53438

POLYCHAETA

CC ID: 659692
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all polychaetes. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 11 - 5729

OLIGOCHAET

CC ID: 659693
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all oligochaetes. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 1136

GASTROPODA

CC ID: 659694
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all gastropods. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 2143

BIVALVIA

CC ID: 659695
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all bivalves. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 22,940

AMPHIPODA

CC ID: 659696
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all amphipods. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 570

CRUSTACEA

CC ID: 659697
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all crustaceans (including Natantia and Reptantia). This field does not include amphipods as they are listed as a separate field. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 7

OTHER

CC ID: 659698
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total abundance of all other organisms. Other organisms for Webhannet River include Mysidacea, Tanaidacea, Isopoda, Insecta, Urochordata, and additional miscellaneous. Other organisms for York River include Mollusca, Mysidacea, Tanaidacea, Insecta, Isopoda, Phorondia, Echinodermata, Urochordata, and additional miscellaneous. | Description Source: Unknown

Unit of Measure: nominal
Allowed Values: 0 - 369

CLUSTER_GR

CC ID: 659699
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Groups of stations with similar communities based on cluster analysis of species abundance (beta value = -0.25, Bray-Curtis similarity). | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: W1: Mud Community (Webhannet River) | W2: Fine Sand Community (Webhannet River) | W3: Sand Community (Webhannet River) | W4: Coarse Sand Community (Webhannet River) | Y1: Hardbottom Community (York River) | Y2: Sand Community (York River) | Y3: Mud Community (York River) | Y4: Enriched Mud Community |

CLUSTER_NA

CC ID: 659700
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Name of groups assigned by cluster analysis based on sediment characteristics. | Description Source: Unknown

Allowed Values: Unknown

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 49318
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