Community social vulnerability indicies - Community Social Vulnerability Indicators for the California Current

Metadata Updated: February 7, 2018

We employ a methodology that incorporates a diverse range of secondary data and proxy measures of human community attributes with the aim of considering multiple social and ecological community dimensions simultaneously. We analyze demographic, economic, geographic, meteorological, quality of life and fisheries-specific data for all coastal communities at the U.S. census-designated place (CDP) level in Washington, Oregon and California. A factor analysis approach to these data allows us to examine relative similarities among variables for a set of proposed indices of community vulnerability, and allows us to compare communities relative to one another for each index. The factor loading values and social vulnerability and fishing dependence composite scores are available for multiple years. These data represent generalized social vulnerability composite scores for each of 880 West Coast communities.

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Metadata Date April 5, 2017
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2018
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date April 5, 2017
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2018
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (); Northwest Fisheries Science Center (Point of Contact, Custodian)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: Data are aggregated to ensure business confidentiality. | Use Constraints: Disclaimer - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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Temporal Extent Begin 2013-01-01

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