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Refugio Wildlife Overflight Sea Otter Survey - 28May15

Metadata Updated: September 2, 2022

On May 19, 2015, a pipeline owned ruptured in Santa Barbara County, California, near Refugio State Beach. An estimated 21,000 gallons of the oil flowed overland from the break site into the Pacific Ocean and spread across the marine environment. NOAA and our state and federal partners are investigating these impacts and will determine the amount of restoration needed to return the environment to the condition it was in before the spill and to compensate the public for environmental degradation from the time of the spill until recovery.

This layer represents sea otter observations in the Refugio Beach Oil Spill area on May 28th, 2015.

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Metadata Date August 9, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date September 2, 2022
Reference Date(s) May 28, 2015 (creation), (revision), August 19, 2019 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS ORR

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) May 28, 2015 (creation), (revision), August 19, 2019 (publication)
Responsible Party Office of Response and Restoration (Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:57736
Access Constraints Cite As: Office of Response and Restoration, [Date of Access]: Refugio Wildlife Overflight Sea Otter Survey - 28May15 [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: These data may be provisional and restricted to Trustees within a Natural Resource Damage Assessment. | Use Constraints: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. | Distribution Liability: While NOAA makes every effort to ensure that its databases are error-free, errors do occur. We ask that you notify us immediately of any errors that you discover in our data. We will make every effort to correct them. With respect to documents available from this server, neither the United States Government nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed; nor represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
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Bbox North Lat 34.566513866
Bbox South Lat 33.4394634832
Bbox West Long -120.509033203
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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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
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Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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