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2013 Pleasure Craft and Sailing Vessel Density

Metadata Updated: April 15, 2024

Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) are a navigation safety device that transmits and monitors the location and characteristics of many vessels in U.S. and international waters in real-time. This dataset represents the density of pleasure craft and sailing vessel traffic in 2013 for the contiguous United States offshore waters from pleasure craft and sailing vessels with AIS transponders in 100 meter grid cells. The dataset is best interpreted using a high to low density scale and does not represent actual vessel counts.

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Dates

Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) December 9, 2015 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS OCM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) December 9, 2015 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:48936
Access Constraints Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: 2013 Pleasure Craft and Sailing Vessel Density [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/48936., Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints: These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html, Distribution Liability: NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html
Bbox East Long -61.281165
Bbox North Lat 56.214355
Bbox South Lat 13.355122
Bbox West Long -132.000146
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 6b391271-6022-4bbe-ae26-e8c28b8fe874
Harvest Source Id c0121fd9-df15-4168-ac04-42f6e36a794d
Harvest Source Title NOS OCM
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Lineage
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-132.000146, 13.355122], [-61.281165, 13.355122], [-61.281165, 56.214355], [-132.000146, 56.214355], [-132.000146, 13.355122]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2013-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2013-12-31

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