Sea turtles sightings in North Carolina from 1987-02-01 to 2015-06-16 (NCEI Accession 0161174)

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This data contains sea turtle sightings reported to the NMFS Beaufort Laboratory sea turtle program by the general public as they were fishing, boating, etc. These sightings provide relative abundance and seasonal occurrence of sea turtles in North Carolina's inshore and offshore waters.
  • 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]
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Time Period 1987-02-01 to 2015-06-16
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 37.666944
S: 31.618611
E: -74.50222
W: -80.651667
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Sea turtles sightings in North Carolina
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-03-08
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
Submission Package ID: K3XPPW
Purpose Basic research
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • 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]
Cited Authors
  • McNeill, B. Joanne
Principal Investigators
  • Joanne Mcneill
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Joanne Mcneill
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory
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 > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > REPTILES
Submitter Funding Agency
  • US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
Submitter Keywords
  • 1987-2015
  • Caretta caretta
  • Chelonia mydas
  • Green sea turtle
  • Kemps Ridley
  • Leatherback
  • Loggerhead
  • Sea turtle sightings
  • Turtles
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/NMFS/SEFSC > Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Submitter Place Keyword
  • Coastal Waters of North Carolina
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • 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]
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Processing Steps
  • 2017-03-08T02:33:21 - NCEI Accession 0161174 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: Sightings (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Turtles (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: BeaPR-MT Metadata Portfolio (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: 1987-Present (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Leatherback (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Green (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Kemps Ridley (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Loggerhead (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Caretta caretta (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Chelonia mydas (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Kemp's ridley (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • visual observation
Last Modified: 2018-05-08T13:04:06
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