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West Coast Fishing Ethnography

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

Created as part of a 2012 BOEM study on outer continental shelf (OCS) renewable energy space-use conflicts, this data contains the commercial and recreational fishing locations off the Pacific coast of Washington, Oregon and California. The purpose of the study was to begin to identify potential space-use conflicts between OCS renewable energy development and other uses of the ocean environment and recommend measures that BOEM can implement in order to promote avoidance or mitigation of such conflicts, thereby facilitating responsible and efficient development of OCS renewable energy resources. The ethnographic data was created by engaging individuals and small groups in one on one guided discussions, and making handwritten shapes on paper maps to depict fishing locations. These commercial and recreational fishing locations have since been condensed into a single layer.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Identifier 05fb01cb-a830-4102-9644-127040a3adb0
Data Last Modified 2021-02-01
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:06
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
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