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Title: Line Point-Intercept (LPI) Survey Protocol for the Atlantic/Caribbean
Short Name: Protocols 2014 Line Point-Intercept (LPI) Survey
Status: Completed
Revision Date: 2014-05-23

The LPI sampling is designed to provide resolution of benthic cover estimates for ecologically important cover types/groups (e.g. macroalgae, turf algae, crustose coralline algae, corals, sponges, sand/sediment, etc.). More detailed information on scleractinian corals, specifically density, size, and condition (percent mortality and bleaching) measurements, is being collected via the NCRMP Coral demographics sampling

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CC ID: 1123326
Date Effective From: 2016
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

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CC ID: 1123327
Start Date: 2016
End Date: Present
Download URL:
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2016 - Present)
File Name: NCRMP_LinePointIntercept_Protocol_Caribbean_FINAL_May_2014.pdf

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File Date/Time: 2015-08-24 19:07:00
File Size: 1.7M

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 66524
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66524
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2022-01-27 20:46+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2022-02-28
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
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Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-02-28
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-02-28