Ocean Disposal Sites
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Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:52793
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
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      UTF8
  Hierarchy level: 
    Scope code: 
      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                missing
          Address: 
            Address: 
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          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: 
                URL: 
                  https://coast.noaa.gov
              Protocol: 
                  WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
              Name: 
                  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
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          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: Ocean Disposal Sites Date: Date: Date: 2016-09-14 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/52793 title: InPort Catalog ID 52793 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52793 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: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/OceanDisposalSites.zip 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://www.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/data/ 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://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NavigationAndMarineTransportation/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Abstract: In 1972, Congress enacted the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA, also known as the Ocean Dumping Act) to prohibit the dumping of material into the ocean that would unreasonably degrade or endanger human health or the marine environment. Virtually all material ocean dumped today is dredged material (sediments) removed from the bottom of waterbodies in order to maintain navigation channels and berthing areas. Other materials that are currently ocean disposed include fish wastes, human remains, and vessels.
          
Ocean dumping cannot occur unless a permit is issued under the MPRSA. In the case of dredged material, the decision to issue a permit is made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, using EPA's environmental criteria and subject to EPA's concurrence. For all other materials, EPA is the permitting agency. EPA is also responsible for designating recommended ocean dumping sites for all types of materials. 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: borrow Keyword: dredged material Keyword: dredging Keyword: ocean disposal Keyword: ocean dumping Keyword: placement area 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: 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]: Ocean Disposal Sites [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/52793. 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 Marine Cadastre 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: 52793 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/52793.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: oceans Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -177.394197 East bound longitude: 173.539233 South bound latitude: -14.425 North bound latitude: 64.500389 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Description: | Currentness: Publication Date Time position: 2016-08-01 Supplemental Information: Spatial_Reference_Information: Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
              Geographic:
                Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
                Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
                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/52794 Citation: Title: Ocean Disposal Sites Date: Date: Date: 2018-10-26 Date type: Date type code: publication
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Distribution info: Distribution: 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/OceanDisposalSites.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/OceanDisposalSites.zip Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.coast.noaa.gov/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://www.coast.noaa.gov/ Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/ Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NavigationAndMarineTransportation/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NavigationAndMarineTransportation/MapServer Description: Online Resource 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 attribute information has been simplified. 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:
                  +	Go to http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=041c73386957857db786d54eb03d9021&node=se40.25.228_115&rgn=div8 and record all ocean disposal info into a spreadsheet including lat/long data
                  +	Import sheet into ArcGIS, convert to xy coordinates, and export as a point feature class
                  +	Convert point feature class to polygon by connecting corner coordinates and joining attribute info
                  +	Project features recorded in NAD27 to NAD83 and replace in main feature class so that all features will be in NAD83
                  +	Go to http://encdirect.noaa.gov/ and download the following at full extent:
Approach_Dumping_Ground_point, Approach_Dumping_Ground_area Coastal_Dumping_Ground_point, Coastal_Dumping_Ground_area General_Dumping_Ground_point, General_Dumping_Ground_area Harbour_Dumping_Ground_point, Harbour_Dumping_Ground_area Overview_Dumping_Ground_point, Overview_Dumping_Ground_area
                  +	Import all of these layers into a single geodatabase
                  +	Union this feature class with the CFR feature class and merge and combine features where overlap occurs, giving the CFR features the most importance
                  +	Data was obtained from the Ocean Disposal Database manager (justin.l.wilkens@usace.army.mil) via email in a spreadsheet
                  +	Import sheet into ArcGIS, convert to xy coordinates, and export as a point feature class
                  +	Convert point feature class to polygon by connecting corner coordinates and joining attribute info
                  +	Union this feature class with the CFR feature class and merge and combine features where overlap occurs, adding in the status info from the ODD
                  +	Add the service http://rsc-agisu.usace.army.mil/s1arcgis/rest/services/National_Admin/USACE_Placement_Areas/FeatureServer to the ArcMap session
                  +	Select by attributes WHERE "PLACEMENTTYPE" = OCEAN and export into a new feature class
                  +	Union this feature class with the CFR feature class and merge and combine features where overlap occurs
                  +	Compare between all layers, removing duplicates, and compare to NOAA_RNC continuous raster at ArcGIS on egisws02.nos.noaa.gov\RNC as a guide
                  +	For features that had no data in the size field, the data were split up and projected into their respective UTM zones, geometry calculated in square nautical miles, and data added back to the main feature class
                  +	Delete all superfluous fields.
Date and time: 2016-07-01T00:00:00 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Data from CFR, ENC, RNC, and USACE were used to compile this dataset. | Type of Source Media: online Source citation: Citation: Title: Disposal Sites for Ocean Dumping Date: Date: Date: 2016-06-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: US Government Publishing Office Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=041c73386957857db786d54eb03d9021&node=se40.25.228_115&rgn=div8 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: 2016-06 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Data from CFR, ENC, RNC, and USACE were used to compile this dataset. | Type of Source Media: online Source citation: Citation: Title: Dumping Ground Date: Date: Date: 2016-06-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office of Coast Survey Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://encdirect.noaa.gov/ 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: 2016-06 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Data from CFR, ENC, RNC, and USACE were used to compile this dataset. | Type of Source Media: electronic mail system Source citation: Citation: Title: Ocean Disposal Database Date: Date: Date: 2016-01-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://odd.el.erdc.dren.mil/ 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: 2016-01 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Data from CFR, ENC, RNC, and USACE were used to compile this dataset. | Type of Source Media: online Source citation: Citation: Title: USACE_Placement_Areas Date: Date: Date: 2016-04-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: US Army Corps of Engineers Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://rsc-agisu.usace.army.mil/s1arcgis/rest/services/National_Admin/USACE_Placement_Areas/FeatureServer 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: 2016-04
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