St. John Shallow-water Ground Validation Sites

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Benthic habitat maps of the nearshore marine environment of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands were created by visual interpretation of remotely sensed imagery. The objective of this effort, conducted by NOAA's Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment - Biogeography Branch in partnership with the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), was to provide spatially-explicit information on the habitat types, biological cover and live coral cover of St. John's coral reef ecosystem. The data described herein represent ground validation (GV) sites explored by NOAA field scientists to further refine habitat map classification.

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Dates

Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2009 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2009 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Ocean Service (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: Not for navigation., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -64.643578
Bbox North Lat 18.373625
Bbox South Lat 18.296161
Bbox West Long -64.839005
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Guid
Harvest Object Id deac9320-0c21-4dac-95c5-8211298f39d7
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) is publishing this data on their website. NCCOS Biogeography Branch does not guarantee the accuracy of the geographic features or attributes. Please see the written report and metadata records for each data set for complete information on the source, limitations, and proper use.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2009-01-05
Temporal Extent End 2009-01-16

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