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Short Citation:
Pacific Islands Regional Office, 2022: Guam Essential Fish Habitat Boundaries, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/56559.

Item Identification

Title: Guam Essential Fish Habitat Boundaries
Status: Completed
Creation Date: 2018
Revision Date: 2018
Abstract:

Essential Fish Habitat depth polygon.

Purpose:

Essential Fish Habitat depth polygon.

Notes:

none

Other Citation Details:

none

Supplemental Information:

Created from bathymetry file: "CNMI_60m_mos", a mosaic of multiple bathymetry files of the CNMI region provided by the Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/cms.

The following bathymetry files were used to generate the mosaic file: "Rota_60m.asc" "SMAR_60m_2010.asc" " NMART_60m.asc" "NMARS_60m.asc" "NMARC_60m.asc" "NMARN_60m.asc"

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None CNMI
None EFH
None Essential Fish Habitat

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Regional Office
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA
Location Description:

1845 Wasp Boulevard, Bldg 176

Honolulu, HI 96818

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: GIS
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)
Entity Attribute Overview:

n/a

Entity Attribute Detail Citation:

n/a

Data Set Credit: Brandon Rossi

Support Roles

Author

CC ID: 846053
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): O'Conner, Robert
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: Robert.OConner@noaa.gov
Phone: 808-725-5083
Contact Instructions:

robert.oconner@noaa.gov

Data Steward

CC ID: 846054
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): O'Conner, Robert
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: Robert.OConner@noaa.gov
Phone: 808-725-5083
Contact Instructions:

Please contact robert.oconner@noaa.gov with any questions.

Distributor

CC ID: 846056
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO)
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Bldg 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Contact Instructions:

robert.oconner@noaa.gov

Distributor

CC ID: 846055
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): O'Conner, Robert
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: Robert.OConner@noaa.gov
Phone: 808-725-5083
Contact Instructions:

Please contact robert.oconner@noaa.gov with any questions.

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 846057
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Rossi, Brandon
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Bldg 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: brandon.rossi@noaa.gov

Point of Contact

CC ID: 846058
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): O'Conner, Robert
Address: 1845 Wasp Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: Robert.OConner@noaa.gov
Phone: 808-725-5083
Contact Instructions:

Please contact robert.oconner@noaa.gov with any questions.

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 846073
W° Bound: 144.8
E° Bound: 146.2
N° Bound: 20.6
S° Bound: 14

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 846072
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2017
Alternate Start As Of Info: N/A
Alternate End As Of Info: N/A
Description:

The data remains intact unless geologic or policy changes are made.

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Security Classification System:

N/A

Security Handling Description:

There are no handling restrictions.

Data Access Policy:

Data is accessible to the public.

Data Access Procedure:

The data is available online at http://www.habitat.noaa.gov/protection/efh/efhmapper/index.html

Data Access Constraints:

There are no data access constraints.

Data Use Constraints:

Data should not be used for navigation.

Metadata Access Constraints:

There are no metadata access constraints.

Metadata Use Constraints:

There are no metadata use constraints.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 846059
Start Date: 2018
End Date: 2018
Download URL: http://www.wpcouncil.org/managed-fishery-ecosystems/mariana-archipelago/
Distributor: Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO) (2017 - Present)
File Name: CNMI_poly_
Description:

CNMI EFH Depth Polygon for the 240 meter depths and shallower.

File Date/Time: 2019-05-19 00:00:00
File Type: ESRI Shapefile
File Size: 288 KB
Application Version: n/a
Compression: Zip
Review Status: Chked Viruses

Data Quality

Representativeness:

Bathymetry data was provided by the Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/cms/

Accuracy:

Polygon edges should be accurate to within 5m.

Analytical Accuracy:

N/A

Quantitation Limits:

N/A

Bias:

N/A

Comparability:

N/A

Completeness Measure:

N/A

Precision:

N/A

Analytical Precision:

N/A

Field Precision:

N/A

Sensitivity:

N/A

Detection Limit:

N/A

Completeness Report:

N/A

Conceptual Consistency:

N/A

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

N/A

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: No
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: http://www.habitat.noaa.gov/protection/efh/efhmapper/index.html
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 1 month
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

N/A

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: No Archiving Intended
If To Be Determined, Unable to Archive, or No Archiving Intended, Explain:

Data is hosted by PIRO and Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.

Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 1 month
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

PIRO will maintain a copy of the data.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

Bathymetry data was provided by the Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/cms/

Sources

Pacific Island Benthic Habitat Mapping Center

CC ID: 846063
Contact Role Type: Originator
Contact Type: Organization
Contact Name: Robert O'Conner
Publish Date: 2019-05-19
Extent Type: Continuing
Extent Start Date/Time: 2018
Citation URL: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/cms/
Citation URL Name: Pacific Island Benthic Habitat Mapping Center
Citation URL Description:

Pacific Island Benthic Habitat Mapping Center

Source Contribution:

Pacific Island Benthic Habitat Mapping Center

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 846070
Description:

Multiple bathymetry files covering the CNMI region were mosaicked together in order to seamlessly conduct the remaining steps. The files were pulled from the Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pibhmc/cms/.

(ArcToolbox<Raster<Raster Dataset< Mosaic to New Raster) Parameters included a 32_BIT_FLOAT Pixel Type, 1 Band, and a BLEND Mosaic Operator

Process Date/Time: 2017-10-05 00:00:00

Process Step 2

CC ID: 846064
Description:

Using the mosaicked 60m resolution bathymetry file, depth contours were created at 40m intervals using ArcToolbox's Contour Tool.

(ArcToolbox<Spatial Analyst Tools<Surface<Contour)

Process Step 3

CC ID: 846065
Description:

The layer's properties were changed to display the unique values for the contours. Applying the Definition Query's Query Builder, the contour polylines were isolated and exported as a shapefile.

Process Date/Time: 2019-05-19 00:00:00
Process Contact: O'Conner, Robert
Phone (Voice): 808-725-5083
Email Address: Robert.OConner@noaa.gov

Process Step 4

CC ID: 846066
Description:

The polyline was incomplete, or unconnected, thus unable to represent a full isobath area at this depth. The Editor tool was used to connect vertices to close the isobath, using hillshade and other contours as guides.

(Hillshade was generated using ArcToolbox<Spatial Analyst Tools<Surface<Hillshade)

Process Step 5

CC ID: 846067
Description:

The completed polyline was converted to a polygon using Arctoolbox's Feature to Polygon Tool.

(ArcToolbox<Data Management Tools<Feature<Feature to Polygon)

Process Step 6

CC ID: 846068
Description:

Using Arctoolbox's Smooth Polygon Tool, the polygon was smoothed using a Bezier algorithm.

(ArcToolbox<Cartography Tools<Generalization<Smooth Polygon)

Process Step 7

CC ID: 846069
Description:

The smoothed polygon was reprojected to GCS WGS 84.

(ArcToolbox<Data Management Tools<Projections and Transformations<Project)

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity Guam Essential Fish Habitat Boundaries

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 56559
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:56559
Metadata Record Created By: Robert O'Conner
Metadata Record Created: 2019-05-30 19:09+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-05-31
Owner Org: PIRO
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2019-05-31
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-05-31