ArtReefs_NC

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
Title:
ArtReefs_NC
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Description:
Abstract:
This shows the near shore and offshore artificial reefs off the coast of North Carolina.
Purpose:
This GIS dataset was created for purpose of describing artificial reef zones for the state of North Carolina so that these data can be considered with respect to other data on coastal resources and activities.
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -78.382875
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.389294
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.098468
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.301920
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: artificial reefs
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: North Carolina
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
If these data are being used to avoid potential disturbance or destruction of artificial reefs, please contact SCDNR to obtain the latest information. Neither the State of South Carolina, the Department of Natural Resources, nor any of its employees, is responsible for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein, and assume no responsibility for the use of the information. The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources should be acknowledged as the data source in products derived from these data.The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources should be acknowledged as the GIS data source in products derived from these data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources
Contact_Position: North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: physical
Address:
3441 Arendell St.
City: Morehead City
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 28557
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-726-7021
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Version 6.2 (Build 9200) ; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.0.3035
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Data_Quality_Information:
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The artificial reef lat/long locations were obtained from the North Carolina website: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/artificial-reefs-program They were entered into an Excel spreadsheet, which was used to create a point feature class in a file geodatabase.
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Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 545
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: Transverse Mercator
Transverse_Mercator:
Transverse Mercator
Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.9996
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -81.0
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0.0
False_Easting: 500000.0
False_Northing: 0.0
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000000002220024164500956
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000000002220024164500956
Planar_Distance_Units:
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: D North American 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 1980
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222101
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Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: ArtReefs_NC
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition:
Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition:
Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Area
Attribute_Definition:
There are four major reef area off the coast of North Carolina; North of Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras to Cape Lookout, Cape Lookout to Cape Fear, and South of Cape Fear.  This attribute indicated the area.  
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SiteName
Attribute_Definition:
The site code for each reef.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Latitude
Attribute_Definition:
Latitude of each reef.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Longitude
Attribute_Definition:
Longitude of each reef.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Material
Attribute_Definition:
The type of material used to make the reef.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Deployment
Attribute_Definition:
Date of deployment.
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Contact_Position: Spatial Data Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
Rembert C. Dennis Building P.O. Box 167
City: Columbia
State_or_Province: SC
Postal_Code: 29202
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 803-734-9100
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 803-734-7001
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gisman@dnr.sc.gov
Distribution_Liability:
See access and use constraints information.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: File Geodatabase Feature Class
Digital_Transfer_Option:
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20130218
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: SCDNR, Marine Resources Division, MRRI
Contact_Person: Jessica Boynton
Contact_Position: GIS Manager I
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address:
P.O. Box 12559
City: Charleston
State_or_Province: SC
Postal_Code: 29422
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 843-953-9163
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 843-953-9820
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: boyntonj@dnr.sc.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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