Metadata

Package Name: swfsc_stratified_graywhale_2012

Spatio-temporal Modeling of the Eastern Pacific Gray Whale's (Eschrichtius robustus) Migration through California, Oregon, and Washington -- GW_NBA_Density_Abundance

Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: NOAA Southwest Regional Office
Publication_Date: Unknown
Publication_Time: Unknown
Title:
Spatio-temporal Modeling of the Eastern Pacific Gray Whale's (Eschrichtius robustus) Migration through California, Oregon, and Washington -- GW_NBA_Density_Abundance
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Description:
Abstract:
Gray whales migrate annually from their winter breeding grounds in the lagoons of Baja California, Mexico to their Arctic summer feeding grounds in the Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas. The migration corridors used by most gray whales are within 10 kilometers of the United States' Pacific coast. Their proximity to the coastline and many heavily urbanized areas increases the likelihood of interaction with vessels, fishing gear, pollutants, noise disturbance, and other anthropogenic threats. Gray whales have the highest number of reported entanglements and vessel collisions of any large whale species along the United States Pacific coast. Using ArcGIS, a spatio-temporal model and animated video were developed to aid in risk assessment. This model estimates the location and density of the majority of migrating gray whales on any date within the migration period, which generally runs from December through June.
Purpose:
This model will be used by managers and other users of the ocean environment to assess the risk of certain threats to gray whales by analyzing their co-occurrence with vessels, fishing gear, marine debris, pollution, and noise.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Multiple_Dates/Times:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: December, 2006
Time_of_Day: unknown
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: June, 2007
Time_of_Day: unknown
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme_Keyword: location
Theme:
Theme_Keyword: gray whale
Theme_Keyword: density
Theme_Keyword: migration
Theme_Keyword: location
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: California, Oregon, Washington, Eastern Pacific Ocean
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: None
Data_Set_Credit:
Allen, B. M., and R. P. Angliss. 2011. Alaska marine mammal stock assessments, 2010. U.S. Dep. Commer., NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFSAFSC- 223, 292 p. -- See Contributing data sets for data set credit, as well. The compliation and creation of this is not yet published (I have it in prep and it would be DeAngelis, M.L. et al.).
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.0.3035


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: GW_NBA_Density_Abundance
Entity_Type_Definition: Gray Whale Abundance
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: Monica DeAngelis
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: Day
Attribute_Definition: Day of the model
Attribute_Definition_Source: Monica DeAngelis
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Date
Attribute_Definition: Date of the model
Attribute_Definition_Source: Monica DeAngelis
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SUM_NBA_Density
Attribute_Definition: Sum of the North-bound phase A densities
Attribute_Definition_Source: Monica DeAngelis
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SUM_NBA_Abundance
Attribute_Definition: Sum of the North-bound phase A abundances
Attribute_Definition_Source: Monica DeAngelis
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Length
Attribute_Definition: Length of feature in internal units.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape_Area
Attribute_Definition: Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.


Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20120831
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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