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North Atlantic Right Whale Seasonal Management Areas

Metadata Updated: March 15, 2024

These data represent Seasonal Management Area locations where regulations implement speed restrictions in shipping areas at certain times of the year along the coast of the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The purpose of the regulations is to reduce the likelihood of deaths and serious injuries to endangered North Atlantic right whales that result from collisions with ships as designated by 73 FR 60173, October 10, 2008, Rules and Regulations. Sunset clause removed 78 FR 34245, June 16, 2014. The effective date of this rule is December 6, 2013.

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Dates

Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date September 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) September 28, 2021 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS OCM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date September 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 15, 2024
Reference Date(s) September 28, 2021 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:59134
Access Constraints Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: North Atlantic Right Whale Seasonal Management Areas [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/59134., Use Constraints: For coastal and ocean planning, Distribution Liability: https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html
Bbox East Long -67
Bbox North Lat 43
Bbox South Lat 29
Bbox West Long -82
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 5521e987-aadf-43f5-a27d-31933a674514
Harvest Source Id c0121fd9-df15-4168-ac04-42f6e36a794d
Harvest Source Title NOS OCM
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.
Lineage
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-82.0, 29.0], [-67.0, 29.0], [-67.0, 43.0], [-82.0, 43.0], [-82.0, 29.0]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System EPSG::4269
Spatial Harvester True

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