• Ground Truth Data Used to Map the Benthic Habitats of Puerto Rico

    Updated: Aug 19, 2014

    This project is a cooperative effort among the National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment; U.S. Geological Survey; National Park Service; and the National Geophysical Data Center, to produce benthic habitat maps and georeferenced imagery for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This project was conducted in support of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force. These point data were generated while conducting ground validation during map preparation.

    Data and Resources

    Metadata Source

    Harvested from NCDDC-NOS-NCCOS

    About this Dataset

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date Aug 13, 2014
    Metadata Created Date Oct 01, 2013
    Metadata Updated Date Aug 19, 2014
    Reference Date(s) Dec 01, 2001 (publication)
    Responsible Party National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA), Biogeography Branch (Point of Contact)
    Contact Email
    Access Constraints Use Constraints: None, Access Constraints: None
    Bbox East Long -65.22
    Bbox North Lat 18.47
    Bbox South Lat 17.84
    Bbox West Long -67.97
    Coupled Resource
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned
    Harvest Object Id b1186902-2f33-4a30-abc2-3cea96c37d21
    Harvest Source Id e89e9c93-4500-401b-b5dc-ee86470fd269
    Harvest Source Title NCDDC-NOS-NCCOS
    Licence Data are not to be used for navigation.
    Metadata Language
    Metadata Type geospatial
    Progress completed
    Spatial Data Service Type
    Spatial Reference System
    Spatial Harvester True
    Temporal Extent Begin 1999-01-01
    Temporal Extent End 2001-01-01

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