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Title: SFM Debris: Benthic Cover entities
Short Name: SfM Debris: benthic cover
Status: Completed
Creation Date: 2020-03-30
Publication Date: 2022

Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Spreadsheet data including net-impact (A), and control site (C) information for substrate percent cover (bare, calcium carbonate algae, macroalgae, Porites compressa, sand, turf, sponge) and net area derived from the Structure from Motion imagery as well as net weight.

Change Summary:

Null data cells or those populated with 'NA' represent data that was not collected.

In 2021, columns PC_TURF (percent cover of turf) and PC_MACRO (percent cover of macroalgae) were merged (summed) to create PC_ALGAE (percent cover of all algae). Also in 2021, the column PC_PCOM was renamed to PC_CORAL due to species other than Porites compressa being encountered, and represents the percent cover of all coral taxa present.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
DATE DATE Date of structure from motion survey (m/d/yyyy).
100
LAT NUMERIC Latitude in decimal degrees of structure from motion survey site.
100
LON NUMERIC Longitude in decimal degrees of structure from motion survey site.
100
DEPTH_MIN_M NUMERIC Minimum depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images processed using a Structure from Motion approach.
100
DEPTH_MAX_M NUMERIC Maximum depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images processed using a Structure from Motion approach.
100
DEPTH_AVG_M NUMERIC Average depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images to be processed using a Structure from Motion approach.
100
UniqID TEXT Unique identifier for survey site.
100
Site TEXT Site name.
100
Treatment TEXT Treatment type, A = net-impact site, C = control site.
100
Analysis_pair NUMERIC Number to associate each net-impact site with paired control site.
100
Net_area_m2 NUMERIC Area of net on substrate in square meters, calculated in GIS from the orthomosaic generated from the photographs. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.
100
Net_wt_kg NUMERIC Weight of net in kilograms. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.
100
Fouling_Code NUMERIC Fouling value assigned to each net. Fouling scores ranged from 1 to 3, where 1 = Light: 1–40% of net surface area covered, 2 = Moderate: 41–75% of net surface area covered, and 3 = Heavy: >75% of net surface area covered. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.
100
PC_BARE NUMERIC Benthic cover category: bare substrate (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.
100
PC_CCA NUMERIC Benthic cover category: crustose coralline algae (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.
100
PC_SAND NUMERIC Benthic cover category: sand (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.
100
PC_SPONGE NUMERIC Benthic cover category: sponges (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.
100
PC_ALGAE NUMERIC Benthic cover category: all algae (turf and macroalgae combined) (0-100%).
100
PC_CORAL NUMERIC Benthic cover category: coral, all taxa (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%. PC_PCOM changed to PC_CORAL in 2021 as other coral taxa besides Porites compressa were encountered.

Attribute Details

DATE

CC ID: 904118
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: DATE
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Date of structure from motion survey (m/d/yyyy).

LAT

CC ID: 904119
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees of structure from motion survey site.

LON

CC ID: 904120
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees of structure from motion survey site.

DEPTH_MIN_M

CC ID: 904228
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minimum depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images processed using a Structure from Motion approach.

DEPTH_MAX_M

CC ID: 904229
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images processed using a Structure from Motion approach.

DEPTH_AVG_M

CC ID: 904230
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Average depth in meters of the 4 corners of the 3 x 3 m plot used to capture overlapping images to be processed using a Structure from Motion approach.

UniqID

CC ID: 903534
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for survey site.

Site

CC ID: 903535
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Site name.

Treatment

CC ID: 903536
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Treatment type, A = net-impact site, C = control site.

Analysis_pair

CC ID: 903537
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number to associate each net-impact site with paired control site.

Net_area_m2

CC ID: 903538
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Area of net on substrate in square meters, calculated in GIS from the orthomosaic generated from the photographs. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.

Net_wt_kg

CC ID: 903539
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Weight of net in kilograms. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.

Fouling_Code

CC ID: 903540
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Fouling value assigned to each net. Fouling scores ranged from 1 to 3, where 1 = Light: 1–40% of net surface area covered, 2 = Moderate: 41–75% of net surface area covered, and 3 = Heavy: >75% of net surface area covered. Not applicable to control sites (TREATMENT = 'C') and not collected in 2021 after net removal.

PC_BARE

CC ID: 903541
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: bare substrate (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.

PC_CCA

CC ID: 903542
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: crustose coralline algae (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.

PC_SAND

CC ID: 903545
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: sand (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.

PC_SPONGE

CC ID: 903547
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: sponges (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%.

PC_ALGAE

CC ID: 1168570
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: all algae (turf and macroalgae combined) (0-100%).

PC_CORAL

CC ID: 1168571
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Benthic cover category: coral, all taxa (0-100%). The sum of this and the other benthic categories totals 100%. PC_PCOM changed to PC_CORAL in 2021 as other coral taxa besides Porites compressa were encountered.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 59257
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:59257
Metadata Record Created By: Annette M DesRochers
Metadata Record Created: 2020-04-08 18:31+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2022-05-09
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-05-09
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-05-09