Coastal Energy Facilities
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Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:52768
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
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      UTF8
  Hierarchy level: 
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      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                missing
          Address: 
            Address: 
      Role: 
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          resourceProvider
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          NOAA Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                  (843) 740-1202
          Address: 
            Address: 
              Delivery point: 
                  2234 South Hobson Ave
              City: 
                  Charleston
              Administrative area: 
                  SC
              Postal code: 
                  29405-2413
              Country: 
                missing
              Electronic mail address: 
                  coastal.info@noaa.gov
          Online Resource: 
            Online Resource: 
              Linkage: 
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                  https://coast.noaa.gov
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                  WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
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                  NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website
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                  NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page
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                Online function code: 
                  information
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          pointOfContact
  Date stamp: 
      2021-03-18T00:00:00
  Metadata standard name: 
      ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata Part 2 Extensions for imagery and gridded data
  Metadata standard version: 
      ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Coastal Energy Facilities Date: Date: Date: 2017-05 Date type: Date type code: publication Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: Anchor: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52768 title: InPort Catalog ID 52768 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52768 Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Full Metadata Record Description: View the complete metadata record on InPort for more information about this dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Ocean Reporting Tool Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Presentation form: Presentation form code: mapDigital Abstract: These data depict the location of facilities that generate electricity. The locations are created from the Environmental Protection Agency Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID). Only facilities adjacent to the coast and Great Lakes are shown. Contained within the database are records that define the fuel source and other characteristics of the facility that may benefit ocean planners. In some cases, the presence of a facility may indicate that certain power transmission infrastructure exists nearby. Absence of a facility or lack of sufficient capacity at a facility in a given area may also be an important characteristic in future energy planning activities. Please keep in mind this is not representative of the whole eGRID. This dataset can be linked back to the additional content of the eGRID by downloading the data and joining it back to the eGRID spreadsheet. Purpose: To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act. Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: pointOfContact Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: custodian Resource maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: asNeeded Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: coal Keyword: energy Keyword: fuel Keyword: gas Keyword: geothermal Keyword: hydro Keyword: nuclear Keyword: oil Keyword: plant Keyword: power Keyword: solar Keyword: solar thermal Keyword: transmission Keyword: waste Keyword: wind Type: Keyword type code: theme Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management Type: Keyword type code: theme Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Date: missing Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America Type: Keyword type code: place Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Date: missing Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: National Keyword: United States Type: Keyword type code: place Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCM > Office of Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Type: Keyword type code: dataCenter Thesaurus name: Citation: uuid: 9f0de6e6-428b-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2017-04-24 Date type: Date type code: publication Edition: 8.5 Cited responsible party: xlink: https://data.noaa.gov/docucomp/1edb41d0-428a-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 title: GCMD Landing Page Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: ORT Type: Keyword type code: project Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: InPort Date: inapplicable Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: Coastal Energy Facilities [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52768. Resource constraints: Constraints: Use limitation: NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose. Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Access constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html | Distribution Liability: NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the MarineCadastre.gov web site are provided 'as is' without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html Resource constraints: Security constraints: Classification: Classification code: unclassified Classification system: missing Handling description: missing Aggregation Info: AggregateInformation: Aggregate Data Set Name: Citation: Title: NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP) Date: unknown Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: 52768 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inportserve/waf/noaa/nos/ocm/dmp/pdf/52768.pdf Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP) Description: NOAA Data Management Plan for this record on InPort. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Association Type: Association type code: crossReference Spatial representation type: Spatial representation type code: vector Language: eng; US Topic category: Topic category code: environment Topic category: Topic category code: oceans Topic category: Topic category code: structure Topic category: Topic category code: utilitiesCommunication Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -171.737523 East bound longitude: -67.003299 South bound latitude: 18.974204 North bound latitude: 71.2789 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Description: | Currentness: Ground Condition Time position: 2012 Supplemental Information: Spatial_Reference_Information: Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
              Geographic:
                Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001
                Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001
                Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
              Geodetic_Model:
                Horizontal_Datum_Name: D WGS 1984
                Ellipsoid_Name: WGS 1984
                Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0
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Content info: Feature catalogue description: Compliance code: false Language: Language Code: eng Included with dataset: false Feature catalogue citation: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52773 Citation: Title: Coastal Energy Facilities Date: Date: Date: 2018-10-26 Date type: Date type code: publication
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Distribution info: Distribution: Distribution format: Format: Name: Arc Geodatabase Version: missing Distribution format: Format: Name: REST Service Version: missing Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: distributor Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/CoastalEnergyFacilities.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Coastal Energy Facilities Description: zip download Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OceanReportingTool/CoastalEnergyFacilities/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Coastal Energy Facilities Description: Esri REST Service Function: Online function code: download
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Report: Quantitative attribute accuracy: Name of measure: Accuracy Evaluation method description: The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate. Result: missing Report: Absolute external positional accuracy: Name of measure: Horizontal Positional Accuracy Evaluation method description: Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000. Result: missing Report: Completeness commission: Name of measure: Completeness Report Evaluation method description: Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although some attribute information has been deleted from the original data. Only facilities adjacent to the coast and Great Lakes are shown. This dataset can be linked back to the additional content of the eGRID by downloading the data and joining it back to the eGRID spreadsheet. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness. Result: missing Report: Conceptual consistency: Name of measure: Conceptual Consistency Evaluation method description: These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean. Result: missing Lineage: Lineage: Statement: missing Process step: Process step: Description: 1. Go to and download: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-02/all_egrid2014v2_files.zip 2. Open eGRID2014_Data.xlsx and go to the PLNT14 tab 3. Delete superfluous fields and rename fields as specified in the attribute table 4. In Arc Map, add XY coordinates by using the LAT and LON fields within the spreadsheet 5. Export this data as a new feature class 6. Calculate the primaryFuel field as follows: AB = Agricultural Byproduct, BFG = Blast Furnace Gas, BIT = Bituminous Coal, BLQ = Black Liquor, COG = Coke Oven Gas, DFO = Distillate Fuel Oil, GEO = Geothermal, JF = Jet Fuel, KER = Kerosene, LFG = Landfill Gas, LIG = Lignite Coal, MSW = Municipal Solid Waste, MWH = Electricity (megawatt hour), NG = Natural Gas, NUC = Nuclear, OBG = Other Biomass Gas, OBL = Other Biomass Liquid, OBS = Other Biomass Solid, OG = Other Gas, OTH = Other, PC = Petroleum Coke, PRG = Process Gas, PUR = Purchased Steam, RFO = Residual Fuel Oil, SGC = Coal-Derived Synthesis Gas, SLW = Sludge Waste, SUB = Subbituminous Coal, SUN = Solar, TDF = Tire-Derived Fuel, WAT = Water, WC = Waste Coal, WDL = Wood Waste Liquid, WDS = Wood Waste Solid, WH = Waste Heat, WND = Wind, WO = Waste Oil 7. Delete features that intersect non-coastal states and the 34 features with no LAT/LON info 8. Run the Find Identical Tool based on the fields LAT and LON and delete the duplicates 9. Add Unknown for any attributes missing a value for primaryFuel and primaryFuelCategory 10. Check geometry and project data into WGS 1984 Auxiliary Sphere Date and time: 2016-02-01T00:00:00 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Spreadsheet containing all energy facility data was created by EPA and translated into spatial data by NOAA OCM. | Type of Source Media: online Source citation: Citation: Title: PLNT14 Date: Date: Date: 2017-04-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Environmental Planning Agency Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-02/all_egrid2014v2_files.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Citation URL Description: Source Citation URL Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2014
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