Item Identification

Title: Deep-Sea Coral Observations

Entity Information

Entity Type: GIS File
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Feature Catalogue for NOAA National Deep-Sea Coral and Sponge Database 1842-Present; Source: NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Data Attributes

Note: Metadata requirements do not apply to attributes for non-tabular entities.

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
N/A
ScientificName n/a Taxonomic identification of the sample as a Latin binomial (e.g., Primnoa pacifica), or lowest practical level (e.g., Primnoidae). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
Shape n/a Feature geometry.; Source: Esri
N/A
VernacularNameCategory n/a Common (vernacular) name category of the organism. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
TaxonRank n/a The TaxonRank term is a companion to the ScientificName term. TaxonRank identifies the level in the taxonomic hierarchy of the ScientificName term. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
ObservationYear n/a Year that observation was made. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
DepthInMeters n/a Depth in meters of observation or sample. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
ObservationDay n/a Day of Month observation was made (e.g., 1-31).; Source: CASS
N/A
ObersvationMonth n/a Month of Year observation was made (e.g., 1-12).; Source: CASS
N/A
SamplingEquipment n/a Equipment used to sample location. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
LocationAccuracy n/a Expresses uncertainty in meters of over latitude and longitude – takes into account both precision and accuracy. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
Latitude n/a Latitude of point in WGS 1984 (decimal degrees). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
Longitude n/a Longitude of point in WGS 1984 (decimal degrees). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
SimplifiedCategory n/a Categorization of coral groups into simplified categories from the Common (vernacular) name category.; Source: CASS
N/A
DataProvider n/a Organization that provided the data. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
DepthMethod n/a Select method by which best singular depth in meters (DepthInMeters) was determined.; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary
N/A
OBJECTID n/a Internal feature number.; Source: Esri

Attribute Details

ScientificName

CC ID: 793985
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic identification of the sample as a Latin binomial (e.g., Primnoa pacifica), or lowest practical level (e.g., Primnoidae). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

Shape

CC ID: 793986
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Feature geometry.; Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

VernacularNameCategory

CC ID: 793987
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Common (vernacular) name category of the organism. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

TaxonRank

CC ID: 793988
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The TaxonRank term is a companion to the ScientificName term. TaxonRank identifies the level in the taxonomic hierarchy of the ScientificName term. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

ObservationYear

CC ID: 793989
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Year that observation was made. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

DepthInMeters

CC ID: 793990
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Depth in meters of observation or sample. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

ObservationDay

CC ID: 793991
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Day of Month observation was made (e.g., 1-31).; Source: CASS

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

ObersvationMonth

CC ID: 793992
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Month of Year observation was made (e.g., 1-12).; Source: CASS

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

SamplingEquipment

CC ID: 793993
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Equipment used to sample location. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

LocationAccuracy

CC ID: 793994
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Expresses uncertainty in meters of over latitude and longitude – takes into account both precision and accuracy. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

Latitude

CC ID: 793995
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude of point in WGS 1984 (decimal degrees). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

Longitude

CC ID: 793996
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude of point in WGS 1984 (decimal degrees). Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Coordinates defining the features.

SimplifiedCategory

CC ID: 793997
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Categorization of coral groups into simplified categories from the Common (vernacular) name category.; Source: CASS

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

DataProvider

CC ID: 793998
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Organization that provided the data. Link to Data Dictionary: https://deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov/internal-documents/program-guidance/science-team-guidance-for-data-management/20170707.xlsx/view; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Alphanumeric text defining the features.

DepthMethod

CC ID: 793999
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Select method by which best singular depth in meters (DepthInMeters) was determined.; Source: DSCRTP National Database Data Dictionary

Allowed Values: Assigned: Depth was derived from bathymetry at location.; Averaged: Start and stop depths were averaged.; Reported: Depth was reported based on instrumentation or described in literature.;

OBJECTID

CC ID: 794000
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: n/a
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Internal feature number.; Source: Esri

Allowed Values: Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 54457
Metadata Record Created By: Anna Verrill
Metadata Record Created: 2018-10-26 12:54+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Anna Verrill
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2018-10-26 14:09+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