Short Citation:
Office for Coastal Management, 2021: Coastal States, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54375.

Item Identification

Title: Coastal States
Short Name: CoastalStates
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2018-12-12
Abstract:

This dataset represents US states and equivalent territorial units which have at least one coastal border.

Purpose:

To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act.

Supplemental Information:

The native coordinate system for this layer is WGS 1984 World Mercator (ESPG: 3395). Please note: all MarineCadastre.gov data served by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management and hosted through Esri REST services are in the WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (EPSG: 3857) projection.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management
ISO 19115 Topic Categories boundaries
ISO 19115 Topic Category boundaries
None Boundaries
None Governmental Units and Administrative and Statistical Boundaries Theme
None Nation
None National Geospatial Data Asset
None NGDA
None Polygon

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Continent > North America > United States Of America

Physical Location

City: North Charleston
State/Province: SC

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)
Distribution Liability:

NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. http://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Data Set Credit: CREDIT: U.S Census Bureau ORIGINATORS: Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM);

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 791188
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Distributor

CC ID: 791189
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Office for Coastal Management (OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Avenue
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
URL: https://www.coast.noaa.gov/

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 791191
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Point of Contact

CC ID: 791190
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 791194
W° Bound: -179.148909
E° Bound: 179.77847
N° Bound: 71.365162
S° Bound: -14.374207

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 791193
Time Frame Type: Discrete
Start: 2015-09-16
Description:

publication date

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Use Constraints:

See access and use constraints information.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 794471
Download URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/ORT/CoastalStates.zip
Distributor:
File Name: Coastal States

Distribution 2

CC ID: 794472
Download URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OceanReportingTool/CoastalStates/MapServer
Distributor:
File Name: ORT Map Service

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 791186
URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports
Name: Ocean Reporting Tool
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

More information and online data visualization.

Technical Environment

Description:

Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.4.1.5713

Data Quality

Accuracy:

The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate.

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000.

Completeness Report:

Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although attribute information has been simplified. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness.

Conceptual Consistency:

These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean.

Lineage

Sources

US Census Bureau

CC ID: 791180
Contact Name: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division, Spatial Data Collection and Products Branch
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2013-12-31
Citation URL: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/tiger-line-shapefile-2015-nation-u-s-current-state-and-equivalent-national-shapefile
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Zipped folder of US state shapefile.

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 791181
Description:

Downloaded all fifty US states and territories.

Process Date/Time: 2018-05-03 00:00:00

Process Step 2

CC ID: 791182
Description:

Clipped all coastal states and territories to the coastline.

Process Date/Time: 2018-05-10 00:00:00

Process Step 3

CC ID: 791183
Description:

Extracted all coastal states and the territories into Feature Class format.

Process Date/Time: 2018-05-03 00:00:00

Process Step 4

CC ID: 791184
Description:

Converted the Feature class into WGS_1984_World_Mercator projection.

Process Date/Time: 2018-05-10 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity (ENT) Coastal States

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 54375
Metadata Record Created By: Anna Verrill
Metadata Record Created: 2018-10-25 12:07+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Jesse Brass
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-09-28 12:28+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2018-10-26
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2019-10-27