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Title: Data Dictionary Tables and Code Tables Directory

This directory contains the metadata tables necessary to understand the rvc data. It consists of code tables (list of valid codes and their meanings) and data dictionary tables which describe the structure of data tables. -

Code Tables

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_HABITAT_CD.csv Habitat Codes

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_MPA_NR.csv numeric marine protected area codes and the marine protected area associated with the number

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_REGION.csv Lists Regions where sampling took place

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_SPECIES.csv Species Codes

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_STRAT.csv regions with their strat mnemonic and descriptions

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_SUBREGION_NR.csv Subregions with regions

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_TIME_SEEN.csv time seen codes and descriptions

CodeDictionary_Sept2018_ZONE_NR.csv numeric Zone codes and the name associated with the number

Analysis Ready Data Tables

AR_DataDictionary.csv Data Dictionary For Analysis Ready Data Tables

Raw Data Tables

Raw_boatlog_dictionary.csv Defines Raw Boatlog Data Tables

Raw_data_dictionary-raw_data_dictionary.csv 2018-01-19 16:10 792

Raw_data_dictionary-sample_dictionary.csv Defines Sample raw Data Tables

Raw_data_dictionary-substrate_dictionary.csv Defines Sample Substrate raw Data Tables


verify_4_psu_dictionary.csv Defines verify psu raw Data Tables

NTOT_Dictionary.csv Defines Tables Providing Domain level information of total number of possible grid cells in each strata

Other Citation Details:

The suggestion of the principal investigators is that almost everyone should just use the Analysis ready data files.

Entity Information

Entity Type: Other
Active Version?: Yes

Directory holding Code Tables For This Dataset

Support Roles


CC ID: 1122006
Date Effective From: 2018
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 1122005
Start Date: 2018
End Date: Present
Download URL:
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2018 - Present)

Directory containing all data dictionary Tables

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 66442
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66442
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2022-01-20 15:42+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-01-23 04:57+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2023-01-23
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-02-28
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-02-28