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Elkhorn coral demographic monitoring from 2004-03-30 to 2022-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0142175)

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The overall objectives of this project are to document the dynamics of the remaining Elkhorn populations in the upper Florida Keys and to compare its performance to other Caribbean locations. This is an on-going monitoring project with thrice yearly surveys in the upper Florida Keys and annual surveys in Curaçao and only episodic surveys in Navassa (2006, 2009, 2012). Study units are 150 m2 plots in which all attached Acropora palmata colonies are mapped and surveyed each year. In Florida, individually tagged A. palmata colonies are surveyed more frequently to document their condition. Based on these observations, we can estimate basic population parameters including recruitment, growth and mortality, along with the causes of recent tissue mortality and the sources of recruitment (asexual or sexual). All monitored colonies are genotyped such that clones within the population are identified.
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2016). Elkhorn coral demographic monitoring from 2004-03-30 to 2022-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0142175). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0142175. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2004-03-30 to 2022-12-12
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -80.037481
East: -68.893882
South: 12.083075
North: 25.28078
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-02-22
  • revision: 2023-08-22
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
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 0UT5DB

In this accession, NCEI has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number.
Purpose To quantify demographic rates (recruitment and mortality) and sources of mortality in remnant populations of Acropora palmata in the upper Florida Keys, Navassa Island, and reference populations in Curacao
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  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2016). Elkhorn coral demographic monitoring from 2004-03-30 to 2022-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0142175). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0142175. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
  • Numeric Data Sets > Benthic
CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Coral Diseases
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Coral Diseases > Bleaching
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > ESA Listed Species
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Coral Colony Size and Condition
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > In Situ Biological
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coral Reefs > Coral Reef Ecology
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coral Reefs > Coral Reef Ecology > Hard Coral Cover
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coral Reefs > Coral Reef Ecology > Hard Coral Cover Live percentage
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Data Center keywords NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS CoRIS Place Thesaurus
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > Netherlands Antilles > Curacao > Curacao ( Curacao ) (12N068W0004)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Dade County > Horseshoe Reef (25N080W0033)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Carysfort Reef (25N080W0013)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Florida Keys (24N081W0007)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > French Reef (25N080W0022)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Grecian Rocks (25N080W0019)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Key Largo Dry Rocks (25N080W0039)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Sand Island (25N080W0036)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Navassa Island > Navassa Island > Navassa Island (18N075W0001)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Leeward Group > Curacao ( Curacao ) (12N068W0004)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Navassa Island > Navassa Island > Navassa Island (18N075W0001)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Biscayne Bay > Horseshoe Reef (25N080W0033)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Florida Keys (24N081W0007)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Carysfort Reef (25N080W0013)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > French Reef (25N080W0022)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Grecian Rocks (25N080W0019)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Key Largo Dry Rocks (25N080W0039)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Sand Island (25N080W0036)
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS CRCP Project
  • 1091
  • Evaluation of ESA listed Acropora spp. Status and Recovery Actions
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Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Williams, Dana E.; Miller, Margaret W. (2016). Elkhorn coral demographic monitoring from 2004-03-30 to 2022-12-12 (NCEI Accession 0142175). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0142175. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2016-02-22T13:28:46Z - NCEI Accession 0142175 v1.1 was published.
  • 2020-09-04T16:49:31Z - NCEI Accession 0142175 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
  • 2023-08-22T16:48:30Z - NCEI Accession 0142175 was revised and v3.3 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this dataset. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: CORAL - COLONY SIZE (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: diver observation.
  • Data Type: coral- colony condition (measured); Units: % mortality, qualitative conditions; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: diver observation.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • swimmer/diver
  • visual observation
Last Modified: 2024-02-21T13:46:11Z
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