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Massachusetts and Rhode Island 2016 BIRDSPT (Birds Points)

Metadata Updated: September 2, 2022

This data set contains sensitive biological resource data for raptors, waterbirds, and wading birds in Rhode Island. Vector points in this data set represent bird nesting sites. Species-specific abundance, seasonality, status, life history, and source information are stored in associated data tables (described below) designed to be used in conjunction with this spatial data layer. This data set is a portion of the ESI data for Massachusetts, Rhode Island. As a whole, the ESI data characterize the marine and coastal environments and wildlife by their sensitivity to spilled oil, and include information for three main components: shoreline habitats, sensitive biological resources, and human-use resources. See also the BIRDS (Bird Polygons) data layer for additional bird information.

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Dates

Metadata Date August 9, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date September 2, 2022
Reference Date(s) 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Graphic Preview

Depicts the relationships between the spatial data layers and the attribute data tables for the Massachusetts and Rhode Island ESI data.

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 9, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date September 2, 2022
Reference Date(s) 2016 (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:51690
Access Constraints Cite As: Office of Response and Restoration, [Date of Access]: Massachusetts and Rhode Island 2016 BIRDSPT (Birds Points) [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/51690., Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: DO NOT USE MAPS FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES. Management boundaries are not to be considered legal boundaries. Edges may have been altered for cartographic processes. Note that the ESI database should not be used to the exclusion of other pertinent data or information held by state or federal agencies or other organizations. Likewise, information contained in the database cannot be used in place of consultations with environmental, natural resource, and cultural resource agencies, or in place of field surveys. Recognize that the information contained in the ESI database represents known concentration areas or occurrences of natural, cultural, and human-use resources, but does not necessarily represent the full distribution or range of each species or resource. This is particularly important to recognize when considering potential impacts to protected resources, such as endangered species, wetlands, etc. Besides the above warnings, there are no use constraints on these data. Acknowledgment of the originators, publishers, contributors, and sources listed would be appreciated in products derived from these data. | Distribution Liability: Although these data have been processed and used successfully on a computer system at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. NOAA warrants the delivery of this product in computer-readable format. If problems are encountered in downloading the ESI data or with file corruption, contact NOAA (see Distributor). These data represent a snapshot in time and temporal changes may have occurred. The data are not intended to include all biological or human-use resources present in an area; they focus on species and resources particularly sensitive to oiling. In the event of a spill, they should be used for a first assessment only. The data providers are the experts with regard to individual resources. They should be contacted to confirm if more current data exist or if in-depth information is needed about a particular resource.
Bbox East Long -69.6609
Bbox North Lat 42.8876
Bbox South Lat 40.9459
Bbox West Long -71.8944
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview Description Depicts the relationships between the spatial data layers and the attribute data tables for the Massachusetts and Rhode Island ESI data.
Graphic Preview File https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/ESI-Browse-Graphic.pdf
Graphic Preview Type pdf
Harvest Object Id 46ee313d-f3b4-4c1d-a7df-86c1e5bcc61f
Harvest Source Id 16d8de29-951c-4a91-bada-75c7593e9406
Harvest Source Title NOS ORR
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.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-71.8944, 40.9459], [-69.6609, 40.9459], [-69.6609, 42.8876], [-71.8944, 42.8876], [-71.8944, 40.9459]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2014
Temporal Extent End 2016

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