Item Identification

Title: Ches_2004SPI.dbf
Short Name: Ches_2004SPI.dbf
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Database file | Description Source: none

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
DATE_ VARCHAR Date sampled. | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
REGION VARCHAR Name of region | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
STATION Unknown Station identification number | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
LATITUDE NUMBER Latitude in decimal degrees | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
LONGITUDE NUMBER Longitude in decimal degrees | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
IMAGE Unknown Image at station | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
PENETRATIO NUMBER Average prism penetration depth in cm | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
SFC_RELIEF NUMBER Average surface relief, change in sediment depth (in cm) across the 15 cm width of the prism face plate | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
RPD NUMBER Average apparent redox potential discontinuity (RPD) depth in cm | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
ADJ_RPD NUMBER Adjusted apparent redox potential discontinuity (RPD) depth in cm (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
GRAIN_SIZE Unknown Abbreviation of modal sediment grain size estimate (Folk) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
MAX_GRSZ Unknown Maximum grain size | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
BEDFORMS VARCHAR Presence of small sand ripples (bedforms) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
FLOC_LAYER VARCHAR Fluid mud layer above the sediment | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
ALGAE VARCHAR Presence of diatom mats or macro algae | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
HYD_BRY VARCHAR Presence of Hydroids and Bryozoans | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
EPIFAUNA Unknown Epifaunal organisms on sediment surface | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
PIT_MOUND VARCHAR These are features that appear to be biogenic, usually related to feeding activity of fauna (fish, crab, or infauna). | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
PELLETS VARCHAR Fecal pellets on the sediment surface | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
TUBES_LARG NUMBER Number of worm tubes in image greater than 2 mm diameter | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
TUBES_SMAL NUMBER Number of worm tubes in image smaller than 2 mm diameter | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
ADJ_T_SMAL NUMBER Adjusted number of small tubes (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
INFAUNA NUMBER Number of infaunal worms | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
MD_INFAUNA NUMBER Maximum depth that infaunal organisms were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
BURROW NUMBER Number of infaunal burrows | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
OXIC_VOIDS NUMBER Number of water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear oxygenated (oxic) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
MD_OXIC_VO NUMBER Maximum depth that oxic voids (water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear oxygenated) were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
ANOX_VOIDS NUMBER Number of water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear anaerobic (anoxic) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
MD_ANOX_VO NUMBER Maximum depth that anaeorbic voids (water-filled includes in the sediment that appear anaerobic) were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
GAS_VOIDS NUMBER Number of methane gas-filled inclusions in the sediment | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
COMMENTS Unknown Special notes on the images made during analysis | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
BHQ NUMBER Benthic Habitat Quality Index | Description Source: Nilsson and Rosenberg 1997 modified by R.J. Diaz
100
ADJ_BHQ NUMBER Adjusted Benthic Habitat Quality Index (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: Nilsson and Rosenberg 1997 modified by R.J. Diaz

Attribute Details

FID

CC ID: 660753
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: 660754
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.

DATE_

CC ID: 660755
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Date sampled. | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 20040504: Date sampled |

REGION

CC ID: 660756
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Name of region | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Catlett: Catlett Island | Goodwin: Goodwin Island |

STATION

CC ID: 660757
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Station identification number | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Letter and number combination to represent sample sites.

LATITUDE

CC ID: 660758
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Unit of Measure: Decimal degrees
Allowed Values: 37.202667 - 37.29467

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 660759
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Unit of Measure: Decimal degrees
Allowed Values: -76.383333 - -76.565

IMAGE

CC ID: 660760
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Image at station | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Image number

PENETRATIO

CC ID: 660761
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Average prism penetration depth in cm | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 20.3

SFC_RELIEF

CC ID: 660762
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Average surface relief, change in sediment depth (in cm) across the 15 cm width of the prism face plate | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0.3 - 4.8

RPD

CC ID: 660763
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Average apparent redox potential discontinuity (RPD) depth in cm | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0.5 - 5.3

ADJ_RPD

CC ID: 660764
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Adjusted apparent redox potential discontinuity (RPD) depth in cm (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0.5 - 5.3

GRAIN_SIZE

CC ID: 660765
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Abbreviation of modal sediment grain size estimate (Folk) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Grain size code

MAX_GRSZ

CC ID: 660766
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum grain size | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Grain size code

BEDFORMS

CC ID: 660767
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Presence of small sand ripples (bedforms) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

FLOC_LAYER

CC ID: 660768
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Fluid mud layer above the sediment | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

ALGAE

CC ID: 660769
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Presence of diatom mats or macro algae | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

HYD_BRY

CC ID: 660770
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Presence of Hydroids and Bryozoans | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

EPIFAUNA

CC ID: 660771
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Epifaunal organisms on sediment surface | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Text description of organisms if applicable

PIT_MOUND

CC ID: 660772
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

These are features that appear to be biogenic, usually related to feeding activity of fauna (fish, crab, or infauna). | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

PELLETS

CC ID: 660773
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Fecal pellets on the sediment surface | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0: absence | 1: presence |

TUBES_LARG

CC ID: 660774
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of worm tubes in image greater than 2 mm diameter | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 3

TUBES_SMAL

CC ID: 660775
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of worm tubes in image smaller than 2 mm diameter | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - greater than 20

ADJ_T_SMAL

CC ID: 660776
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Adjusted number of small tubes (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 20

INFAUNA

CC ID: 660777
Seq. Order: 25
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of infaunal worms | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 12

MD_INFAUNA

CC ID: 660778
Seq. Order: 26
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth that infaunal organisms were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 12.4

BURROW

CC ID: 660779
Seq. Order: 27
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of infaunal burrows | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 8

OXIC_VOIDS

CC ID: 660780
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear oxygenated (oxic) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 3

MD_OXIC_VO

CC ID: 660781
Seq. Order: 29
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth that oxic voids (water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear oxygenated) were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 12.4

ANOX_VOIDS

CC ID: 660782
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of water-filled inclusions in the sediment that appear anaerobic (anoxic) | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 3

MD_ANOX_VO

CC ID: 660783
Seq. Order: 31
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth that anaeorbic voids (water-filled includes in the sediment that appear anaerobic) were observed | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 15.3

GAS_VOIDS

CC ID: 660784
Seq. Order: 32
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of methane gas-filled inclusions in the sediment | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: 0 - 0

COMMENTS

CC ID: 660785
Seq. Order: 33
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Special notes on the images made during analysis | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: text description if applicable

BHQ

CC ID: 660786
Seq. Order: 34
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic Habitat Quality Index | Description Source: Nilsson and Rosenberg 1997 modified by R.J. Diaz

Allowed Values: 2 - 8

ADJ_BHQ

CC ID: 660787
Seq. Order: 35
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Adjusted Benthic Habitat Quality Index (removed greater than symbols from values) | Description Source: Nilsson and Rosenberg 1997 modified by R.J. Diaz

Allowed Values: 2 - 8

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 49395
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: 2017-11-16
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2018-11-17