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Vector Shoreline Metadata

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Identification_Information:

Citation:

Citation_Information:

Originator:

Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL)

Publication_Date: 20011001

Title: ENC Direct to GIS from NOAA Nautical Charts

Edition: First

Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

Series_Information:

Series_Name: ENC Direct to GIS

Publication_Information:

Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MD

Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS)

Online_Linkage: <http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/cm_vs.htm>

Description:

Abstract:

NOAA's Electronic Navigational Charts (NOAA ENCs) have been developed to support the marine transportation infrastructure and coastal management. The NOAA ENCs are in S-57, a data standard developed by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) to be used for the exchange of digital hydrographic data. NOAA ENCs can be used in Geographic Information Systems, (GIS) allowing for broader public access. Many GIS's, however cannot read an ENC's native S-57 format to address this problem. NOAA's ENC Direct to GIS web portal provides comprehensive access to display, query, and download all available large scale NOAA ENC data in a variety of GIS/CAD formats for non-navigational purposes using Internet mapping service technology. Nautical chart features contained within an NOAA ENC provide a detailed representation of the U.S. coastal and marine environment. This data includes coastal topography, bathymetry, landmarks, geographic place names and marine boundaries. Features in an NOAA ENC are limited in that they only represent the geographic region that is depicted in that particular NOAA ENC. By aggregating nautical features from all NOAA ENCs in the creation of GIS data, a contiguous depiction of the U.S coastal and marine environment is achieved.
Purpose:

NOAA ENC Direct to GIS Internet Mapping Service is designed to allow for the visualization, querying and downloading of NOAA's Electronic Navigational Chart's (NOAA ENC) data in common Geographic Information System (GIS)

Supplemental_Information:

The ENC data are available in several different Scale Bands. Currently categories 4, 5 and 6 are packaged together: Overview (scale band category 1 = 1:1,500,001 or smaller), General (scale band category 2 = 1:600,001 - 1:1,500,000), Coastal (scale band category 3 = 1:150,001 - 1:600,000), Approach (scale band category 4 = 1:50,001 - 1:150,000), Harbor (scale band category 5 = 1:5,001 - 50,000), and Berthing (scale band category 6 = 1:5,000 or larger). The data are available in either "North American Datum 1927" (Clarke Ellipsoid 1866) or "World Geodetic System 1984" geodetic datums. Object class are listed under Entity Type with each applicable Geometric primitive suffix for point, line and/or area (examples: Built_Up_Area_area and Built_Up_Area_point).

Time_Period_of_Content:

Time_Period_Information:

Range_of_Dates/Times:

Beginning_Date: 200110

Ending_Date:

Currentness_Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: In work

Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed.

Spatial_Domain:

Bounding_Coordinates:

West_Bounding_Coordinate: 179.43

East_Bounding_Coordinate: 174.61

North_Bounding_Coordinate: 65.67

South_Bounding_Coordinate: 17.57

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme_Keyword: Vector Shoreline

Theme_Keyword: Geographic Information Systems

Theme_Keyword: Topography

Theme_Keyword: Shape File

Theme_Keyword: NOAA Nautical Chart

Theme_Keyword: Aerial Photography and Shoreline Mapping

Theme_Keyword: Oceans

Place:

Place_Keyword: U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone

Place_Keyword: U.S. Territories

Place_Keyword: U.S. Waters

Place_Keyword: Coast

Use_Constraints:

Access Constraints: None. Use Constraints: NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data is not intended for navigational purposes. This data is provided for use in GIS software packages for coastal planning and research. Distribution Liability: None
Point_of_Contact:

Contact_Information:

Contact_Organization_Primary:

Contact_Organization:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL)

Contact_Position: Cartographic & Geospatial Technology Programs

Contact_Address:

Address_Type: mailing and physical address

Address: 1315 East West Highway, N/CS12

City: Silver Spring

State_or_Province: MD

Postal_Code: 20910

Country: U.S.A

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645 x167

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: James.Hawks@noaa.gov

Native_Data_Set_Environment:

Windows NT 4.0 Operating System, Intergraph's CIT Format Binary Raster, MicroStation/IRASB/GEOVEC, FME SR2000, ArcView 8, Coast Survey Development Laboratory developed programs

Cross_Reference:

Citation_Information:

Originator:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL), Cartographic & Geospatial Technology Program (CGTP)

Publication_Date: 200110 -

Title: ENC Direct to GIS

Edition: First

Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

Series_Information:

Series_Name: ENC Direct to GIS

Issue_Identification: kapp number

Publication_Information:

Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MD

Publisher: NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)

Online_Linkage: <http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov>


Data_Quality_Information:

Logical_Consistency_Report:

The projection of the source data set has been altered to non-projected geographic positions. The data set contains topology but has not been corrected for spatial relationships between charts. While the topology is good, lines may not always intersect where intended. Polygons intersected by the neatline close along that border.

Completeness_Report:

NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data represents current coverage of all published ENC Charts. As new NOAA ENCs and NOAA ENC editions are created they are added to the NOAA ENC Direct to GIS dataset.
Positional_Accuracy:

Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:

Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

The NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data is derived from data that conforms to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Special Publication S-57, ENC Product Specification Edition 2.0.
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report:

The NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data is derived from data that conforms to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Special Publication S-57, ENC Product Specification Edition 2.0.
Lineage:

Source_Information:

Source_Citation:

Citation_Information:

Originator:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL), Marine Charting Division

Publication_Date: 19950101

Title: Nautical Chart

Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map

Series_Information:

Series_Name: Nautical Charts

Issue_Identification: kapp number

Publication_Information:

Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MD

Publisher: NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)

Source_Scale_Denominator: 10,000 to 80,000

Type_of_Source_Media: raster digital data

Source_Time_Period_of_Content:

Time_Period_Information:

Range_of_Dates/Times:

Beginning_Date: 19950101

Ending_Date: Present

Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date

Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Source Nautical Chart

Source_Contribution: Derived from source nautical chart.

Process_Step:

Process_Description:

NOAA OCS provides a technical "How-To: NOAA ENC(r)Direct to GIS Help" guide at http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/encdirect_help.htm. REST URL for Map Services is dependent on resolution scale. REST defines a set of architectural principles by which can be used to design Web services that focus on a system's resources, including how resource states are addressed and transferred over HTTP by a wide range of clients written in different languages.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Source Nautical Chart

Process_Date: 20010801

Process_Contact:

Contact_Information:

Contact_Organization_Primary:

Contact_Organization:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL)

Contact_Position: Cartographic & Geospatial Technology Programs

Contact_Address:

Address_Type: mailing and physical address

Address: 1315 East West Highway, N/CS12

City: Silver Spring

State_or_Province: MD

Postal_Code: 20910

Country: U.S.A

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645 x167

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: James.Hawks@noaa.gov


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: The Coastal United States

Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector


Spatial_Reference_Information:

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:

Geographic:

Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001

Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001

Geographic_Coordinate_Units: decimal seconds

Geodetic_Model:

Horizontal_Datum_Name: NAD 27

Depth_Resolution: 1

Depth_Distance_Units: meters

Depth_Encoding_Method: Explicit depth coordinate included with horizontal coordinates


Distribution_Information:

Distributor:

Contact_Information:

Contact_Organization_Primary:

Contact_Organization:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL)

Contact_Position: Cartographic & Geospatial Technology Programs

Contact_Address:

Address_Type: mailing and physical address

Address: 1315 East West Highway, N/CS12

City: Silver Spring

State_or_Province: MD

Postal_Code: 20910

Country: U.S.A.

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645 x167

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: James.Hawks@noaa.gov

Resource_Description: Downloadable Data

Distribution_Liability:

Standard_Order_Process:

Digital_Form:

Digital_Transfer_Information:

Format_Name: ESRI shapefile

Digital_Transfer_Option:

Online_Option:

Computer_Contact_Information:

Network_Address:

Network_Resource_Name: <http://ocs-gis.ncd.noaa.gov/ENCdirect/viewer.html>

Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20050301

Metadata_Review_Date: 20130501

Metadata_Contact:

Contact_Information:

Contact_Organization_Primary:

Contact_Organization:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL)

Contact_Position: Cartographic & Geospatial Technology Programs

Contact_Address:

Address_Type: mailing and physical address

Address: 1315 East West Highway, N/CS12

City: Silver Spring,

State_or_Province: MD

Postal_Code: 20910

Country: U.S.A.

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645 x157

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: James.Hawks@noaa.gov

Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998


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