Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas: San Francisco Bay, California maps and geographic information systems data (NODC Accession 0013224)

This data set comprises the Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps for the shoreline of San Francisco Bay. ESI data characterize estuarine environments and wildlife by their sensitivity to spilled oil. The ESI data include information for three main components: shoreline habitats; sensitive biological resources; and human-use resources. This atlas was developed to be utilized within desktop GIS systems and contains GIS files and related D-base files. Associated files include MOSS (Multiple Overlay Statistical System) export files, .PDF maps, and detailed user guides and metadata. A later version of these data was released in March 2007 and is filed under NODC accession number 0036884.
  • Cite as: Petersen, Jill; US DOC/NOAA > NOS - Seattle, WA (2011). Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas: San Francisco Bay, California maps and geographic information systems data (NODC Accession 0013224). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Time Period 1998-12-01 to 1998-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 38.25
S: 37.375
E: -121.75
W: -122.625
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-01-16
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
DO NOT USE ESI MAPS FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES.

Northern California ESI data are available from the CD digital data release, March 2001 (vs.2), Seattle Washington, titled - ESI Atlas
Northern California, maps and geographic information systems data, archived in NODC accession 0013175,
https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0013175.

Central California ESI data are available from the CD digital data release, July 2006, Seattle Washington, titled - ESI Atlas: Central
California (Including Monterey Bay Sanctuary), maps and geographic information systems data, archived in NODC accession 0013176,
https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0013176.

Southern California ESI data are available from the CD digital data release, March 2001 (vs. 2), Seattle Washington, titled -ESI Atlas Southern California, maps and geographic information systems data, archived in NODC accession 0013225,
https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0013225.

California ESI data are available from the CD titled - ESI Atlases: A sampling of digital data for geographic information systems,
South Carolina, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, archived in NODC accession 0046075,
https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0046075.

California ESI data are available from the DVD digital data re-release, April 2009, Seattle, Washington, titled - ESI Atlas:
California; Northern (2008), Southern (1995), Central (2006), and San Francisco (1998) maps and geographic information systems data,
South Carolina, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, archived in NODC accession 0052935,
https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0052935


DATA SET CREDIT:
This project was supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration, Hazardous Materials Response Division, Seattle, Washington.

The original data in this accession were obtained on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM. The original disc for this NODC Accession has been transferred to the NOAA Central Library. A copy of each disc can be generated using the .iso files in the data/0-data/disc_image/ using appropriate authoring software.

Additional copies of the original disk may be obtained by contacting the National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration, Hazardous Materials Response Division, Seattle, Washington.

Additional ESI Atlases for other regions of the U.S. have been archived at the NODC.
Purpose Basic research
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  • Cite as: Petersen, Jill; US DOC/NOAA > NOS - Seattle, WA (2011). Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas: San Francisco Bay, California maps and geographic information systems data (NODC Accession 0013224). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > MOLLUSKS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > MOLLUSKS > BIVALVES
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > BIRDS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > MAMMALS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MACROALGAE (SEAWEEDS)
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SHORELINES
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • ESI > Environmental Sustainability Index
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Petersen, Jill; US DOC/NOAA > NOS - Seattle, WA (2011). Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas: San Francisco Bay, California maps and geographic information systems data (NODC Accession 0013224). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2011-01-16T17:51:53 - NCEI Accession 0013224 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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  • biota surveys
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