NOAA Office for Coastal Management Benthic Habitat Data, Long Island Sound, Jamaica Bay, and Lower Bay of NY/NJ Harbor, NY, 1994-2002 (NODC Accession 0089467)

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These data are a collection of benthic habitat data from studies conducted in the coastal Long Island Sound, NY region in GIS shapefile (.shp, .dbf, .shx, and .prj files) with associated Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata. Generalized browse graphics were generated by the NODC and are included with the data.
Individual subdirectories include data as follows - 2002 Long Island South Shore Estuary Benthic Habitat Polygon Data Set, 1995 benthic grab, sediment grab, and sediment profile image GIS point data files from inland harbor bays (Jamaica Bay), and 1994-1995 benthic grab, sediment grab, and sediment profile image GIS point data files from lower inland harbor bays.
  • Cite as: Ball, Anne O'Donnell; US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Coastal Services Center (2012). NOAA Office for Coastal Management Benthic Habitat Data, Long Island Sound, Jamaica Bay, and Lower Bay of NY/NJ Harbor, NY, 1994-2002 (NODC Accession 0089467). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1994-10-01 to 2002-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 40.906952
S: 40.45117
E: -72.411823
W: -74.2505
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-07-13
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
These data were formerly titled at the NCEI as NOAA Coastal Services Center Coastal Remote Sensing Program Benthic Habitat Data, Long Island Sound, Jamaica Bay, and Lower Bay of NY/NJ Harbor, NY, 1994-2002 (NODC Accession 0089467). The dataset title was changed in October 2015 to reflect correctness and currency.

Browse graphics for these data produced by the NODC were designed to provide a rapid overview of the data and facilitate user searches. They do not contain all data attributes of the data sets. GIS software is suggested when viewing or working with these data for maximum usability and performing data analyses.

A land mask is not provided for these data. Suggested shorelines are NOAA's Medium Resolution Shoreline downloadable at //coastalgeospatial.noaa.gov/data_gis.html and the GSHHS - A Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database downloadable at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/shorelines/gshhs.html.

For the 2002 benthic polygon data, the study area covers approximately 443 km2 from the west end of Long Beach Island in Nassau County to Heady Creek at the east end of Shinnecock Bay in Suffolk County.
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Ball, Anne O'Donnell; US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Coastal Services Center (2012). NOAA Office for Coastal Management Benthic Habitat Data, Long Island Sound, Jamaica Bay, and Lower Bay of NY/NJ Harbor, NY, 1994-2002 (NODC Accession 0089467). 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 > PLANTS > ANGIOSPERMS (FLOWERING PLANTS) > MONOCOTS > SEAGRASS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MACROALGAE (SEAWEEDS)
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SHORELINES
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS
Originator Theme Keywords
  • CSC Benthic Habitat Mapping
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • GIS
  • NOAA
  • SAV
  • SPI
  • benthic data
  • benthic grab
  • benthic habitat
  • benthic mapping
  • geographic information system
  • sediment
  • sediment grab
  • sediment organics
  • sediment profile imagery
  • submerged aquatic vegetation
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/CSC > Coastal Services Center, 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 > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > LONG ISLAND SOUND
Originator Place Keywords
  • Bowery Bay
  • Flushing Bay
  • Jamaica Bay
  • Long Island
  • Long Island South Shore Estuary Reserve
  • Lower Bay
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • New York Harbor
  • Newark Bay
  • Northeastern U. S.
  • Raritan Bay
  • Sandy Hook Bay
  • United States
  • Upper Bay
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Ball, Anne O'Donnell; US DOC/NOAA/NOS > Coastal Services Center (2012). NOAA Office for Coastal Management Benthic Habitat Data, Long Island Sound, Jamaica Bay, and Lower Bay of NY/NJ Harbor, NY, 1994-2002 (NODC Accession 0089467). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2012-07-13T18:44:20 - NCEI Accession 0089467 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.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • acoustic sensor
  • biota surveys
  • camera
  • sediment sampler - grab
Last Modified: 2018-05-11T18:42:15
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