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Item Identification

Title: Biotic
Short Name: Biotic
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Shallow benthic habitats CMECS 2012 biotic component polygons | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Notes:

Converted from FGDC using 'fgdc_to_inport_xml_entity.pl' script.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
OBJECTID Unknown Internal feature number. | Description Source: Esri
100
CMECS_CODE Unknown CMECS biotic unit code. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
B_SETTING VARCHAR Biotic Setting - Indication of whether the biota are attached or closely associated with the benthos or are suspended or floating in the water column. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
B_CLASS VARCHAR Biotic Class - Dominant (percent cover) taxonomy and life forms of the living components of the sampled area at a fairly coarse level. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
B_SUBCLASS VARCHAR Biotic Subclass - Dominant (percent cover) taxonomy and life forms of the living components of the sampled area at a fairly coarse level | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
B_GROUP VARCHAR Biotic Group - Functional groupings of characteristic biological types based on finer distinctions of taxonomy, structure, position, environment, and salinity levels | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
B_COMMUNITY VARCHAR Biotic Community - repeatable, characteristic assemblages of organisms that are relatively uniform in structure, species composition, and habitat conditions | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012
100
SHAPE Unknown Feature geometry. | Description Source: Esri
100
Shape_Length Unknown Length of line features in meters | Description Source: Esri
100
Shape_Area Unknown Polygon area in square meters | Description Source: Esri
100
Description Unknown Descriptive information on biotic units | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
100
Percent_Cover VARCHAR Percent cover values from CMECS modifier | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Attribute Details

OBJECTID

CC ID: 660788
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.

CMECS_CODE

CC ID: 660789
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

CMECS biotic unit code. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric code for CMECS units

B_SETTING

CC ID: 660790
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biotic Setting - Indication of whether the biota are attached or closely associated with the benthos or are suspended or floating in the water column. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of biotic setting units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of biotic setting units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

B_CLASS

CC ID: 660791
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biotic Class - Dominant (percent cover) taxonomy and life forms of the living components of the sampled area at a fairly coarse level. | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of biotic class units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of biotic class units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

B_SUBCLASS

CC ID: 660792
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biotic Subclass - Dominant (percent cover) taxonomy and life forms of the living components of the sampled area at a fairly coarse level | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of biotic subclass units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of biotic subclass units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

B_GROUP

CC ID: 660793
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biotic Group - Functional groupings of characteristic biological types based on finer distinctions of taxonomy, structure, position, environment, and salinity levels | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of biotic group units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of biotic group units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

B_COMMUNITY

CC ID: 660794
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biotic Community - repeatable, characteristic assemblages of organisms that are relatively uniform in structure, species composition, and habitat conditions | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of biotic community units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of biotic community units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

SHAPE

CC ID: 660795
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Feature geometry. | Description Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

Shape_Length

CC ID: 660796
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Length of line features in meters | Description Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Distance

Shape_Area

CC ID: 660797
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Polygon area in square meters | Description Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Area

Description

CC ID: 660798
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Descriptive information on biotic units | Description Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Allowed Values: Free text further describing biotic units

Percent_Cover

CC ID: 660799
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover values from CMECS modifier | Description Source: Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard, FGDC 2012

Allowed Values: See list of modifier units; CMECS FGDC 2012: See definitions of modifier units; CMECS FGDC 2012 |

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 49396
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:49396
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: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-11-16
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2017-11-16
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2018-11-16