Coastal Marine Zones

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Weather Service
Publication_Date: 1998.88.
Title: Coastal Marine Zones
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:
Publisher:
Online_Linkage:
<http://www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/marinezones.htm>
Description:
Abstract:
Coastal marine forecasts and Special Marine Warnings are issued by zone, each zone identified by a text description and a Universal Generic Code (UGC). These forecasts are prepared by the individual Weather Forecast Office responsible for the zone.
Purpose:
To deliniate the coastal marine zones for the use in creating coastal marine forecasts and warnings.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 19990707
Currentness_Reference: Current
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -131.113484
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -66.101810
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.517737
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.990596
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword: Boundaries
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Conus
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints: None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Ira Graffman
Contact_Organization: National Weather Service/OSt
Contact_Position: Physical Scientist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address: 1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20904
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301 713 0763 x 140
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301 713 9395
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ira.graffman@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service:
Security_Information:
Security_Classification_System: None
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.2.1350

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report: ESRI feature type: Simple, Geometry: Polygon, Topology:
Completeness_Report: This data is presumed to be complete and up to date.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: National Weather Service
Publication_Date: 1996
Title: Marine Zones
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Online_Linkage: <http://www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/marinezones>
Source_Scale_Denominator: 2,000,000
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Counties
Source_Contribution: County Boundaries used for coastline.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Buffers of extent of the zones were created from the county dataset to follow the coast line. Marine break points were used to divide the buffer in to the required zones.
Process_Date: 2002
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Ira Graffman
Contact_Organization: National Weather Service/OST
Contact_Position: Physical Scientist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20904
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301 713 0763 x 104
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301 713 9395
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ira.graffman@noaa.gov

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 376

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000278
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000278
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222101

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: Coastal Marine Zones
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
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: ID
Attribute_Definition: Identifer of zone
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: WFO
Attribute_Definition: Identifier of organization responsible for forecast to the zone
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME
Attribute_Definition: Name of zone
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LON
Attribute_Definition: Longitude of centroid of zone
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LAT
Attribute_Definition: Latitude of centroid of zone

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Contact_Person:
Contact_Position: Physical Scientist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address: 1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20904
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301 713 0763 x 140
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301 713 9395
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ira.graffman@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service:
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
The information depicted in this GIS layer is the result of digital analyses performed on a database consisting of information from a variety of governmental and other credible sources. The accuracy of the information presented is limited to the collective accuracy of the database on the date of the analysis. The information is believed accurate and reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the data. However, the expressly disclaims responsibility for damages or liability that may arise from use of this data. This product is the property of the and its use is thereby restricted.
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Fees: None

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20071009
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Contact_Person:
Contact_Position: Physical Scientist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address: 1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20904
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301 713 0763 x 140
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301 713 9395
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ira.graffman@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service:
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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