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EPA Office of Water (OW): Beaches NHDPlus Indexed Dataset

Metadata Updated: April 15, 2024

The Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Program focuses on the following five areas to meet the goals of improving public health and environmental protection for beach goers and providing the public with information about the quality of their beach water: strengthening beach standards and testing, providing faster laboratory test methods-predicting pollution, investing in health and methods research, informing the public. Under the BEACH Act Grant Program states (including tribes and territories) are required to submit their beach monitoring (water quality), notification (advisory and closing), and beach location data to EPA.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Date June 24, 2016
Metadata Created Date March 22, 2024
Metadata Updated Date April 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) June 24, 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update continual

Metadata Source

Harvested from Environmental Dataset Gateway ISO Geospatial Metadata

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 24, 2016
Metadata Created Date March 22, 2024
Metadata Updated Date April 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) June 24, 2016 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
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Category Tag 16E15F51 D96E 4051 9124 75665Abdc6Ff ["Water"]
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated., Access Constraints: None.
Bbox East Long -64
Bbox North Lat 50
Bbox South Lat 17
Bbox West Long -160
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update continual
Harvest Object Id 3e566deb-8363-4719-bdff-6e111a1326b2
Harvest Source Id 9b3cd81e-5515-4bb7-ad3c-5ae44de9b4bd
Harvest Source Title Environmental Dataset Gateway ISO Geospatial Metadata
Licence https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Licence Url https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Lineage This lineage was generated by the FGDC CSDGM to 19139 transformation
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-160.0, 17.0], [-64.0, 17.0], [-64.0, 50.0], [-160.0, 50.0], [-160.0, 17.0]]]}
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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