Short Citation:
Southeast Fisheries Science Center, 2020: Sea turtles sightings in North Carolina, https://inport.nmfs.noaa.gov/inport/item/30417.

Item Identification

Title: Sea turtles sightings in North Carolina
Status: In Work
Creation Date: 1987
Revision Date: 2016
Abstract:

Sea turtles sightings are reported to the NMFS Beaufort Laboratory sea turtle program by the general public as they are fishing, boating, etc. These sightings provide relative abundance and seasonal occurrence of sea turtles in North Carolinas inshore and offshore waters.

Purpose:

These sightings provide relative abundance and seasonal occurrence of sea turtles in North Carolinas inshore and offshore waters.

Other Citation Details:

Cite as: Mcneill, B. Joanne (2017). Sea turtles sightings in North Carolina from 1987-02-01 to 2015-06-16 (NCEI Accession 0161174). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
SEFSC BeaPR-MT Metadata Portfolio
None Atlantic Ocean
None Sightings
None Turtles

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None 1987-2015

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
NODC SEA AREA NAMES Coastal Waters Of North Carolina

Physical Location

Organization: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland
City: Silver Spring
State/Province: MD

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: CSV Files
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 749830
Date Effective From: 1988
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mcneill, Joanne B
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8763
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Distributor

CC ID: 749831
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 749832
Date Effective From: 2010
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mcneill, Joanne B
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov
Phone: 252-728-8763
Fax: 252-728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 749833
Date Effective From: 2010
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Avens, Larisa
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd.
Beaufort, NC
Email Address: larisa.avens@noaa.gov
Phone: (252)728-8747
Fax: (252)728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Extents

Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 272780
W° Bound: -80.651667
E° Bound: -74.50222
N° Bound: 37.666944
S° Bound: 31.618611
Description

Atlantic Ocean (U.S.)

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 272779
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 1988

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Policy:

Open to everyone

Data Access Procedure:

Download From Specified link

Data Access Constraints:

N/A

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 284526
Start Date: 2017
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/accession/download/161174
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Name: 161174.1.1.tar.gz
Description:

gzip file containing whole archive package

File Type: SPREADSHEET (MICROSOFT EXCEL)
File Size: 1.268 MB)
Compression: GZIP
Review Status: Not Chked

Data Quality

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Measure of latitude and longitude minutes are to 1 decimal place

Vertical Positional Accuracy:

Measure of latitude and longitude minutes are to 1 decimal place

Bias:

There is a confident field which gives some qualitative content about the sighting data

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

sighting information is viewed to determine if geo-coordinates are reasonable and species identifications are valid

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: No
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: 0
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: No
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 365
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

N/A

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 365
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

N/A

Lineage

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 284525
Description:

data are key-entered from printed cards mailed to the lab by the public or from emails sent to lab from online source to report sea turtle sightings (www.seaturtle.org)

Process Contact: Mcneill, Joanne B
Phone (Voice): 252-728-8763
Email Address: joanne.b.mcneill@noaa.gov

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Type Title
Entity (ENT) Column Definitions
Entity (ENT) Sea_Turtle_SIghtings_Data

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 30417
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2016-02-03 06:10+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-16 16:08+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2016-06-21
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2017-06-22