National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Towed-diver surveys of benthic habitats, key benthic species, and marine debris of the Hawaiian Archipelago

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The visual estimate data provided in this collection were gathered during towed-diver surveys around the Hawaiian Archipelago. During towed-diver surveys, the diver records the percentage cover of total live hard corals, stressed hard corals, soft corals, sand, coralline algae, macroalgae, and the number of individual macroinvertebrates (crown of thorns starfish (COTS), sea urchins, and giant clams). Benthic habitat complexity and type data are also collected as part of the survey with the following habitat type categories: continuous reef, spur and groove, patch reefs, rock boulders, pavement, rubble flat, sand flats, pinnacle, and wall. Surveys were conducted in the Hawaiian Archipelago as part of the ongoing NOAA National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP).

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Metadata Date November 1, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) March 7, 2018 (publication), January 30, 2017 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Metadata Date November 1, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) March 7, 2018 (publication), January 30, 2017 (revision)
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Access Constraints Cite as: NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystem Sciences Division (2018). National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Towed-diver surveys of benthic habitats, key benthic species, and marine debris of the Hawaiian Archipelago. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5TH8K0S [access date], NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Bbox North Lat 28.45925778
Bbox South Lat 19.45793768
Bbox West Long -178.3796122
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Temporal Extent Begin 2016-07-13

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