Map of percent scleractinian coral cover and sand along camera tows and ROV tracks of West Maui, Hawaii

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This map displays optical validation observation locations and percent coverage of scleractinian coral and sand overlaid on bathymetry and landsat imagery. Optical data were collected by CRED TOAD camera sled aboard the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary small boat R/V Kohola cruise SB1505, NOAA small boat R/V AHI cruise MP1401, NOAA ship Hi'ialakai cruise HA0905 and aboard NOAA ship Oscar Elton Sette cruise SE1107, SE1006 & SE0807. Data were also collected with Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory's (HURL) RCV-150 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in 2001-2002, 2004, 2006 and on the R/V Ka`imikai-o-Kanaloa cruise's; KOK1207, KOK0408, KOK0209, KOK0409, KOK1002 & KOK1102. Diver Photquadrant data were collected by the CRED Benthic Team in 2005-2006, 2008, 2010 & 2014. Drop camera data were collected by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 2002-2003 and 2011.

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Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) September 1, 2015 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) September 1, 2015 (publication)
Responsible Party Pacific Islands Benthic Habitat Mapping Center (PIBHMC), Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: Please acknowledge the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center as the source of this information., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -156.6381
Bbox North Lat 21.0587
Bbox South Lat 20.8882
Bbox West Long -156.7511
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview Description Gridded Bathymetry
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Harvest Object Id 71daa7ee-6e3e-487f-b8c4-11f8fdb74aa1
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence These data are not to be used for navigational purposes. NOAA makes no warranty regarding these data, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data, nor as a result of the failure of these data to function on a particular system.
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2001-11-25
Temporal Extent End 2015-05-15

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