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Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program: Belt Transect for Demographics and Condition of Corals at U.S. Pacific Reefs from 2008-09-14 to 2012-05-19 (NCEI Accession 0163749)


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            title:  Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program: Belt Transect for Demographics and Condition of Corals at U.S. Pacific Reefs from 2008-09-14 to 2012-05-19 (NCEI Accession 0163749)
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        abstract:  The data described here result from benthic coral demographic surveys in the Hawaiian and Mariana Archipelagos, American Samoa, and the Pacific Remote Island Areas as part of NOAA's Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (Pacific RAMP). Adult colony surveys record morphology, colony size, partial mortality in two categories - old dead and recent dead, cause of recent dead partial mortality, and non-lesion forming condition including bleaching and disease. The survey domain encompassed the majority of the mapped area of reef and hard bottom habitats in the 0-30 m depth range. Sites were surveyed using belt transects to collect adult coral colony metrics. These data provide information on adult coral abundance (density, proportion occurrence, and total colony abundance), size distribution, partial mortality, prevalence and abundance of recent mortality and cause, prevalence of disease and bleaching, and diversity.
        purpose:  The Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (Pacific RAMP), established by the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) and supported by NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP), is tasked with documenting and understanding the status and trends of coral reef ecosystems in the U.S. Pacific. Pacific RAMP involves interdisciplinary monitoring of oceanographic conditions and biological surveys of organisms associated with hard-bottomed habitats in the 0 - 30 m depth range. Regions are surveyed on a biennial cycle and aims to support integrated, consistent and comparable monitoring of coral reefs across all U.S.-affiliated regions.
        credit:  Related Funding Agency: NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0163749 v1.1 was published.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2017-07-15T01:22:22Z
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0163749 v1.1
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                                    linkage: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0163749/1.1
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                                    name:  NCEI Accession 0163749 v1.1
                                    description:  published 2017-07-15T01:22:22Z
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                description:  Data Type: CORAL (measured); Units: unitless; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: swimmer/diver.
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                description:  Data Type: CORAL - CENSUS (measured); Units: count; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: swimmer/diver.
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                description:  Data Type: CORAL - COLONY SIZE (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: swimmer/diver.
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                description:  Data Type: CORAL - SPECIES IDENTIFICATION (measured); Units: unitless; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: swimmer/diver.
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        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
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            organisationName:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
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                code:  coral reef surveys
            type:  coral reef surveys
            description:  coral reef surveys
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                code:  visual observation
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                code:  NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai
            description:  Title: NOAA Ship Flag: United States of America Vessel Type: Research Vessel DOB: Nov 1984 IMO: 8835619 Hull No: R 334 Former Name: Vindicator (2004) Commissioned by NOAA in 2002 Submitted to ICES on 2012-12-13.
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                code:  NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette
            description:  Title: NOAA Ship Flag: United States of America Vessel Type: Research Vessel; Ice Strengthened DOB: Aug 1988 IMO: 8835097 Former Name: ADVENTUROUS (2003) http://www.moc.noaa.gov/os/index.html Submitted to ICES on 2013-12-18.
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