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Title: ESIL
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2019-09
Abstract:

The ESIL table contains attribute information for the vector lines representing linear shoreline features with ESI classification.

Notes:

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Entity Information

Entity Type: GIS File
Description:

Classified Shoreline Polylines.

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
ESI TEXT A numeric or alpha-numeric coded description of the shoreline characteristics for each shoreline segment. Shoreline segments can have up to three ESI codes in their classification. Multiple codes are separated by a forward slash and ordered to represent the shoreline organization of that particular segment. The first code in the sequence is always the most landward shoreline type. For example, a saltwater marsh fringed by a sheltered mud flat would be coded as 10A/9A (10A: Salt and Brackish Water Marshes/9A: Sheltered Sand and Mud Flats /Water).
N/A
LINE TEXT Abbreviation describing the type of water/land interface. All line segments that serve as a shoreline boundary between open water and land are attributed a value of S. All shoreline hydrography not associated with seawater (lakes, ponds, reservoirs, some rivers and streams, etc.) are attributed with a value of H. Man-made structures that are not mapped as a part of the contiguous water/land interface are attributed with one of the following values: B D, FN, G, GR, J, or P.
N/A
ENVIR TEXT Abbreviation describing the type of environment where the classified shoreline segment is located. Acceptable values are E-estuarine, R-riverine, L-lacustrine, and P-palustrine.
N/A
MOST_SENSITIVE TEXT If multiple shoreline types appear in ESI classification, this field represents the highest value (most sensitive type); otherwise it is the same value as the ESI field.
N/A
LANDWARD_SHORETYPE TEXT The numeric representation and physical description of the first (or only) ESI type found in the ESI field.
N/A
SEAWARD_SHORETYPE1 TEXT The numeric representation and physical description of the second ESI type in the ESI field (blank if not applicable).
N/A
SEAWARD_SHORETYPE2 TEXT The numeric representation and physical description of the third ESI type in the ESI field (blank if not applicable).
N/A
GENERAL_SYMBOL NUMBER This field is used for symbolizing the ESI shoreline based on a generalized classification scheme; if multiple generalized types occur, this will reflect the highest value.
N/A
GENERALIZED_ESI_TYPE TEXT The numeric representation and physical description of the generalized ESI shoreline type. The generalized shoreline type classification collapses the ESI scale to 5 broader shoreline types. See the NOAA ESI Guidelines for the ESI to GENERALIZED_ESI_TYPE crosswalk.
N/A
SOURCE_ID NUMBER The SOURCE_ID links to SOURCE in the SOURCES data table, where the source for the underlying shoreline segment is listed. This number should be the same as the SOURCE_ID in the HYDRO_LINES layer for the same segment. The SOURCE_ID begins in the range of 1-100, then is added to the Atlas ID number * 10,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases.
N/A
ESI_SOURCE NUMBER ESI_SOURCE links to SOURCE in the SOURCES data table, where the source used for classifying the shoreline segment is listed. The SOURCE_ID begins in the range of 1-100, then is added to the Atlas ID number * 10,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases.

Attribute Details

ESI

CC ID: 892741
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 12
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A numeric or alpha-numeric coded description of the shoreline characteristics for each shoreline segment. Shoreline segments can have up to three ESI codes in their classification. Multiple codes are separated by a forward slash and ordered to represent the shoreline organization of that particular segment. The first code in the sequence is always the most landward shoreline type. For example, a saltwater marsh fringed by a sheltered mud flat would be coded as 10A/9A (10A: Salt and Brackish Water Marshes/9A: Sheltered Sand and Mud Flats /Water).

Case Restriction: Upper
Allowed Values: 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 6D, 7, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E, 8F, 9A, 9B, 9C, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 10E, 10F

LINE

CC ID: 892746
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Abbreviation describing the type of water/land interface. All line segments that serve as a shoreline boundary between open water and land are attributed a value of S. All shoreline hydrography not associated with seawater (lakes, ponds, reservoirs, some rivers and streams, etc.) are attributed with a value of H. Man-made structures that are not mapped as a part of the contiguous water/land interface are attributed with one of the following values: B D, FN, G, GR, J, or P.

Allowed Values: B = Breakwater | D = Dock | FN = Fender | G = Glacier | GR = Groin |H = Hydrography | J = Jetty |P = Pier | S = Shoreline

ENVIR

CC ID: 892740
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Abbreviation describing the type of environment where the classified shoreline segment is located. Acceptable values are E-estuarine, R-riverine, L-lacustrine, and P-palustrine.

Case Restriction: Upper
Allowed Values: E (estuarine) | L (lacustrine) | P (palustrine) | R (riverine)

MOST_SENSITIVE

CC ID: 892747
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 4
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

If multiple shoreline types appear in ESI classification, this field represents the highest value (most sensitive type); otherwise it is the same value as the ESI field.

Allowed Values: 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 3C, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 6D, 7, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E, 8F, 9A, 9B, 9C, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 10E, 10F

LANDWARD_SHORETYPE

CC ID: 892745
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 60
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The numeric representation and physical description of the first (or only) ESI type found in the ESI field.

Case Restriction: Mixed
Allowed Values: 1A: Exposed, Rocky Shores, 1B: Exposed, Solid Man-Made Structures, 1C: Exposed, Rocky Cliffs w/Boulder Talus Base, 2A: Exposed, Wave-Cut Platforms (Bedrock/Mud/Clay), 2B: Exposed Scarps and Steep Slopes (Clay), 3A: Fine to Medium Grained Sand Beaches, 3B: Scarps and Steep Slopes (Sand), 3C: Tundra Cliffs, 4: Coarse Grained Sand Beaches, 5: Mixed Sand and Gravel Beaches, 6A: Gravel Beaches [(Granules/Pebbles)], 6B: Riprap [OR Gravel Beaches (Cobbles/Boulders)], 6D: Boulder Rubble, 7: Exposed Tidal Flats, 8A: Sheltered Scarps (Bedrock/Mud/Clay) [OR Sheltered, Impermeable, Rocky Shores], 8B: Sheltered, Solid Man-Made Structures [OR Sheltered, Permeable, Rocky Shores], 8C: Sheltered Riprap, 8D: Sheltered, Rocky, Rubble Shores, 8E: Peat Shorelines, 9A: Sheltered Tidal Flats, 9B: Vegetated Low Banks, 9C: Hyper-Saline Tidal Flats, 10A: Salt and Brackish Water Marshes, 10B: Freshwater Marshes, 10C: Swamps, 10D: Scrub and Shrub Wetlands, 10E: Inundated Low Lying Tundra, 10F: Mangroves

SEAWARD_SHORETYPE1

CC ID: 892748
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The numeric representation and physical description of the second ESI type in the ESI field (blank if not applicable).

Allowed Values: 1A: Exposed, Rocky Shores, 1B: Exposed, Solid Man-Made Structures, 1C: Exposed, Rocky Cliffs w/Boulder Talus Base, 2A: Exposed, Wave-Cut Platforms (Bedrock/Mud/Clay), 2B: Exposed Scarps and Steep Slopes (Clay), 3A: Fine to Medium Grained Sand Beaches, 3B: Scarps and Steep Slopes (Sand), 3C: Tundra Cliffs, 4: Coarse Grained Sand Beaches, 5: Mixed Sand and Gravel Beaches, 6A: Gravel Beaches [(Granules/Pebbles)], 6B: Riprap [OR Gravel Beaches (Cobbles/Boulders)], 6D: Boulder Rubble, 7: Exposed Tidal Flats, 8A: Sheltered Scarps (Bedrock/Mud/Clay) [OR Sheltered, Impermeable, Rocky Shores], 8B: Sheltered, Solid Man-Made Structures [OR Sheltered, Permeable, Rocky Shores], 8C: Sheltered Riprap, 8D: Sheltered, Rocky, Rubble Shores, 8E: Peat Shorelines, 9A: Sheltered Tidal Flats, 9B: Vegetated Low Banks, 9C: Hyper-Saline Tidal Flats, 10A: Salt and Brackish Water Marshes, 10B: Freshwater Marshes, 10C: Swamps, 10D: Scrub and Shrub Wetlands, 10E: Inundated Low Lying Tundra, 10F: Mangroves

SEAWARD_SHORETYPE2

CC ID: 892749
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The numeric representation and physical description of the third ESI type in the ESI field (blank if not applicable).

Allowed Values: 1A: Exposed, Rocky Shores, 1B: Exposed, Solid Man-Made Structures, 1C: Exposed, Rocky Cliffs w/Boulder Talus Base, 2A: Exposed, Wave-Cut Platforms (Bedrock/Mud/Clay), 2B: Exposed Scarps and Steep Slopes (Clay), 3A: Fine to Medium Grained Sand Beaches, 3B: Scarps and Steep Slopes (Sand), 3C: Tundra Cliffs, 4: Coarse Grained Sand Beaches, 5: Mixed Sand and Gravel Beaches, 6A: Gravel Beaches [(Granules/Pebbles)], 6B: Riprap [OR Gravel Beaches (Cobbles/Boulders)], 6D: Boulder Rubble, 7: Exposed Tidal Flats, 8A: Sheltered Scarps (Bedrock/Mud/Clay) [OR Sheltered, Impermeable, Rocky Shores], 8B: Sheltered, Solid Man-Made Structures [OR Sheltered, Permeable, Rocky Shores], 8C: Sheltered Riprap, 8D: Sheltered, Rocky, Rubble Shores, 8E: Peat Shorelines, 9A: Sheltered Tidal Flats, 9B: Vegetated Low Banks, 9C: Hyper-Saline Tidal Flats, 10A: Salt and Brackish Water Marshes, 10B: Freshwater Marshes, 10C: Swamps, 10D: Scrub and Shrub Wetlands, 10E: Inundated Low Lying Tundra, 10F: Mangroves

GENERAL_SYMBOL

CC ID: 892744
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This field is used for symbolizing the ESI shoreline based on a generalized classification scheme; if multiple generalized types occur, this will reflect the highest value.

Allowed Values: 1 - 5

GENERALIZED_ESI_TYPE

CC ID: 892743
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 180
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The numeric representation and physical description of the generalized ESI shoreline type. The generalized shoreline type classification collapses the ESI scale to 5 broader shoreline types. See the NOAA ESI Guidelines for the ESI to GENERALIZED_ESI_TYPE crosswalk.

Case Restriction: Mixed
Allowed Values: 1: Armored, 2: Rocky and Steep Shorelines (Bedrock/Sand/Clay), 3: Beaches (Sand/Gravel), 4: Flats (Mud/Sand), 5: Vegetated (Grass/Marsh/Mangroves/Scrub-Shrub)

SOURCE_ID

CC ID: 892750
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The SOURCE_ID links to SOURCE in the SOURCES data table, where the source for the underlying shoreline segment is listed. This number should be the same as the SOURCE_ID in the HYDRO_LINES layer for the same segment. The SOURCE_ID begins in the range of 1-100, then is added to the Atlas ID number * 10,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases.

Allowed Values: 20200001 – 20200803

ESI_SOURCE

CC ID: 892742
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

ESI_SOURCE links to SOURCE in the SOURCES data table, where the source used for classifying the shoreline segment is listed. The SOURCE_ID begins in the range of 1-100, then is added to the Atlas ID number * 10,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases.

Allowed Values: 20200001 – 20200803

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 58485
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:58485
Metadata Record Created By: David Moe Nelson
Metadata Record Created: 2020-01-09 15:46+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Tyler Christensen
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2020-02-14 16:30+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2020-02-14
Owner Org: ORR
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2021-02-14