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Title: Standardization And Correction Of Waterbody Codes
Short Name: Standardization And Correction Of Waterbody Codes
Status: Completed

The waterbody codes used in the landings systems have changed over all of the years; hence data exists in which the landings were really in the same area, but the waterbody codes were different.

In order for analysis using area to be done correctly, the codes must be set to a standard value.


To set the waterbody codes to a standard value based upon code and year.


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Area
None Landings
None standardizations
None Water body codes

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None SE States

Physical Location

Organization: Southeast Fisheries Science Center
City: Miami
State/Province: FL
Country: USA
Location Description:

75 Virginia Beach Drive

Miami, FL 33149

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 806183
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Gloeckner, David
Address: 75 Virginia Beach Drive
Miami, FL 33139
Email Address:
Phone: 305-361-4257
Fax: 305-361-4460

Point of Contact

CC ID: 806182
Date Effective From: 2018
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Chau, Jade
Address: 263 13th Avenue South Room 201
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Email Address:
Phone: 727-824-5373
Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST/EDT
View Historical Support Roles

Access Information

Security Class: Restricted
Security Classification System:

Password Restricted.

Security Handling Description:

Password Restricted.

Data Access Policy:

Password Restricted.

Data Access Procedure:

Password Restricted. Request from data steward.

Data Access Constraints:

Password Restricted.

Data Use Constraints:


Metadata Access Constraints:

Non-published Metadata access is restricted. Published Metadata is available to the public.


Issue 1

CC ID: 349887
Issue Date: 2016-09-13
Author: Bennett, Joshua

Historical (old waterbody) code 0021 designated the atlantic (south) side of the Dry Tortugas area. It was used by NMFS Key West office exclusively. It is currently under the code 0020 (grid 2 general code); however, it can be found as old_waterbody in the table ALS,ALS_waterbody_old_new_xref.

Child Items

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Rubric Score Type Title
Data Set Reference Tables Used In Waterbody Project

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 5454
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:5454
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2007-10-16 08:29+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-05-06
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-05-06
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-05-06