NOAA NCCOS: New England Red Tide Research

Metadata Updated: November 27, 2019

Alexandrium blooms are one of several algal bloom types often called "red tides," but more correctly referred to as Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). Alexandrium produces a potent toxin that accumulates in shellfish and can cause illness in humans who eat contaminated shellfish.

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Metadata Date November 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2009 (publication)
Frequency Of Update annually

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Metadata Date November 28, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2009 (publication)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: Alexandrium distribution maps from onboard microscope counts, as well as physical oceanographic data, are made available immediately. Nutrient data and post-cruise cell counts are proprietary information, available only to project members for two years. Proprietary information is made public after the two year limit. | Use Constraints: While efforts have been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable, neither NOAA nor WHOI cannot assume liability for any damages, or misrepresentations, caused by any inaccuracies in the data. Neither NOAA nor WHOI make no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. | Distribution Liability: These data were prepared by an agency for the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this report, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. Any views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof. Although all data have been used by NOAA, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA as to the accuracy of the data and/or related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by NOAA in the use of these data or related materials.
Bbox East Long -65
Bbox North Lat 45
Bbox South Lat 40
Bbox West Long -71
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Frequency Of Update annually
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:39467
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Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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
Progress completed
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Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1997

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