Geographic Information > Ecological Characterization
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category: Geographic Information > Ecological Characterization
Title: Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas, Gulf of Mexico, Upper Coast of Texas PDFs 1996, Louisiana 2003, Mississippi 2009, Alabama 2007, Florida 1995-2003 maps and geographic information systems data (NODC Accession 0064870)
Abstract: The most widely used approach to sensitive environment mapping in the U.S. is NOAA's Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI). This approach systematically compiles information in standard formats for coastal shoreline sensitivity, biological resources, and human-use resources. ESI maps are...
Spatial: N: 30.875 , S: 24.446 , E: -80.026 , W: -97.00 (Lat. & Long., in decimal degrees)
Publisher: NOAA National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration, Emergency Response Division
Metadata: nodc_0064870_fgdc_meta.html FAQ HTML Text XML
Data (Network Resource): http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/
Data (Online Linkage): http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/
Title: Underwater Video and Still Ground Validation Imagery of the Florida Keys
Abstract: This project is a cooperative effort between the National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, the state of Florida and Analytical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLC. The goal of the work is to use NOAA-developed mapping methods...
Spatial: N: 25.250000 , S: 24.500000 , E: -80.200000 , W: -83.000000 (Lat. & Long., in decimal degrees)
Publisher: Analytical Laboratories of Hawaii
Metadata: south_florida_gv_metadata.html FAQ HTML Text XML
Data (Network Resource): http://nosimagery.noaa.gov/
Data (Online Linkage): http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/ecosystems/
Title: Waianae Ecological Characterization Oahu, Hawaii 2004
Abstract: The Waianae Ecological Characterization is a digital synthesis of historical and current physical, ecological, and cultural information about the Waianae moku, which is located on the leeward coast of the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. The characterization emphasizes coastal resource management...
Spatial: N: 21.574299 , S: 21.368738 , E: -158.089449 , W: -158.281712 (Lat. & Long., in decimal degrees)
Publisher: NOAA Coastal Services Center
Metadata: waianae_ecological_characterization_2004.html FAQ HTML Text XML
Data (Network Resource): http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/czm/
Data (Online Linkage): http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/czm/