Inactive Disposal Sites

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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)
Publication_Date: 2001 through present
Title: Inactive Disposal Sites
Edition: Various
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MD
Publisher: NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
Other_Citation_Details:
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) downloaded the approach/harbor dumping grounds from NOAA's ENC Direct website on May 21, 2009. The website was up-to-date through April 9, 2009.
CZM changed the name of these data from "NOAA ENC Direct to GIS: Dumping Ground" to "Inactive Disposal Sites."
Online_Linkage: <http://ocs-spatial.ncd.noaa.gov/website/encdirect/viewer.htm>
Description:
Abstract:
NOAA's ENC Direct to GIS web portal provides comprehensive access to display, query, and download all available NOAA ENC data in a variety of GIS/CAD formats for non-navigational purposes using Internet mapping service technology. A sea area where dredged material or other potentially more harmful material, e.g. explosives, chemical waste, is deliberately deposited. (Derived from IHO Chart Specifications, M-4).
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) downloaded the approach/harbor dumping grounds from NOAA's ENC Direct website on May 21, 2009. The website was up-to-date through April 9, 2009. CZM changed the name of these data from "NOAA ENC Direct to GIS: Dumping Ground" to "Inactive Disposal Sites." CZM projected the data to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (FIPS zone 2001), meters, and removed active dumping grounds.
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) formats.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20010711
Ending_Date: Present
Currentness_Reference:
This site up to date with the latest edition enc cells through publication date on site.
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -71.100334
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -69.991920
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 43.003154
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.081498
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Tri - Service Spatial Data Standard
Theme_Keyword: Hydrography
Theme_Keyword: Transportation
Theme_Keyword: Wildlife/Fisheries
Theme_Keyword: Marine Navigation
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Dumping Ground
Theme_Keyword: Regulated Area
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: oceans, 014
Theme_Keyword: transportation, 018
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
Theme_Keyword: Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Contaminants
Theme_Keyword: Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Chemistry
Theme_Keyword: Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone
Place_Keyword: U.S. territories
Place_Keyword: U.S. waters
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Place_Keyword: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Place_Keyword: Gulf of Maine
Place_Keyword: Massachusetts Bay
Place_Keyword: Cape Cod Bay
Place_Keyword: Nantucket Sound
Place_Keyword: Vineyard Sound
Place_Keyword: Buzzards Bay
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: NASA/GCMD Locations Keywords
Place_Keyword:
Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts
Place_Keyword: Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine
Place_Keyword: Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean
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.
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)
Contact_Person: ENC GIS Technical
Contact_Position: enc.gis@noaa.gov
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1315 East West Highway N/CS2
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (301) 713-4501
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: james.hawks@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service: 0700-1500 EST
Contact_Instructions: E-mail is preferred.
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.3000

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data is derived from NOAA ENC's which conforms to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Special Publication S-57, ENC Product Specification Edition 2.0.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
The NOAA ENC Direct data is derived from NOAA ENC's which conforms to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Special Publication S-57, ENC Product Specification Edition 2.0. NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data has added generalized nautical chart symbology to aid in the visualization of this data.
Completeness_Report:
NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data represents current coverage of all ENC Charts.
The NOAA ENC Chart Suite is not scheduled to be completed until 2010. As new NOAA ENCs and NOAA ENC editions are created they will be added to the NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data on the first of every month.
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:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The NOAA ENC database has been built from a combination of charted information as well as original "source" information. NOAA has compiled critical features such as channel limits, aids to navigation, and obstructions from the original documents that were used to put the feature on the paper chart. The objective is to use the most accurate information for features that are critical to the safety of navigation. NOAA uses a number of sources in compiling NOAA ENCS including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers surveys, drawings, and permits, U.S. Coast Guard Local Notices to Mariner, National Imagery and Mapping Agency Notices to Mariners, NOAA hydrographic surveys, and the largest scale paper chart of an area. ENC Direct to GIS data was created by transforming Approach and Harbor NOAA ENC version 2 cells to ESRI's shapefile format using Safe Software's Feature Manipulation Engine.
Process_Date: 200305 - present
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
Contact_Position: NOAA ENC Direct to GIS Technical Contact
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1315 East West Highway N/CS2
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-713-2645
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-713-4501
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: enc.gis@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service: 0700-1500 EST
Contact_Instructions: E-mail is preferred
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The approach/harbor scale dumping ground sites were downloaded from NOAA's ENC Direct website using the Spatial Direct Data Order Form on May 21, 2009. The website was up-to-date through April 9, 2009. See the NOAA ENC Direct to GIS help file (<http://ocs-spatial.ncd.noaa.gov/encdirect/help/helpfile.htm>) for more information about the different scale bands of data and for a link to the Spatial Direct Data Order Form.
The data were projected to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (FIPS zone 2001), meters, and the active disposal sites (Cape Cod Canal, Cleveland Ledge, and Massachusetts Bay) were removed from the dataset.
Process_Date: 200906
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)
Contact_Position: CZM Data Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing address
Address: 251 Causeway Street, Suite 800
City: Boston
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02114-2138
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 617-626-1200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 617-626-1240
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: czm@state.ma.us
Hours_of_Service: 0900 hrs to 1600 hrs EST
Contact_Instructions: email only

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 22

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Grid_Coordinate_System:
Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
State_Plane_Coordinate_System:
SPCS_Zone_Identifier: 2001
Lambert_Conformal_Conic:
Standard_Parallel: 41.716667
Standard_Parallel: 42.683333
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -71.500000
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 41.000000
False_Easting: 200000.000000
False_Northing: 750000.000000
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.000001
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.000001
Planar_Distance_Units: meters
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: Mean High Water
Altitude_Resolution: 0.1
Altitude_Encoding_Method: Attribute values
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: Mean lower low water
Depth_Resolution: 0.1
Depth_Distance_Units: Meters
Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: Dumping ground
Entity_Type_Definition:
A sea area where dredged material or other potentially more harmful material, e.g. explosives, chemical waste, is deliberately deposited. (Derived from IHO Chart Specifications, M-4).
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
"Dumping ground." IHO S-57/ENC Object and Attribute Catalogue. 29 July 2009 <http://www.caris.com/S-57/frames/S57catalog.htm>.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CATDPG
Attribute_Definition: Category of dumping ground.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: explosives dumping ground
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: An area at sea where explosives are dumped.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: spoil ground
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An area at sea where dredged material is deposited. Also called dumping ground. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 4930)
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJNAM
Attribute_Definition: Object name. The individual name of an object.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: INFORM
Attribute_Definition: Information. Textual information about the object.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SCAMIN
Attribute_Definition:
Scale minimum. The minimum scale at which the object may be used e.g. for ECDIS presentation.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SORDAT
Attribute_Definition:
Source data. The production date of the source, e.g. the date of measurement (format: CCYYMMDD).
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SORIND
Attribute_Definition: Source indication. Information about the source of the object.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: DSNM
Attribute_Definition: Data set name.
Attribute_Definition_Source: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Description of features.
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
The data provided through the NOAA ENC Direct to GIS service is derived from electronic data that conforms to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data, Special Publication S-57, ENC Product Specification Edition 2.0. The entity and attribute descriptions are contained in the standard. The standard is available from the IHO at <http://www.iho.shom.fr>.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: IHO S-57, Edition 3.1

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)
Contact_Person: James Hawks
Contact_Position: ENCDirect Technical Contact
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1315 East West Highway N/CS2
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (301) 713-4501
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: enc.gis@noaa.gov
Hours_of_Service: 0700-1500 EST
Contact_Instructions: E-mail preferred.
Resource_Description: CZM_moris_om_inactive_disposal_site_poly
Distribution_Liability: None
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name:
AutoCAD DWG (R2000), AutoCAD DXF (R2000), Caris NTX, ESRI Arc/Info Coverage, ESRI Arc/Info Export (E00), ESRI Arc/Info Generate, ESRI Shape, MapInfo MID/MIF, MapInfo TAB,
Format_Information_Content:
Data can be downloaded in either North American Datum 1927 or World Geodetic System 1984.
Transfer_Size: 0.004
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://ocs-spatial.ncd.noaa.gov/website/encdirect/viewer.htm>
Fees:
There are no fees for the download of the NOAA ENC Direct to GIS data.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090728
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
Contact_Person: James Hawks
Contact_Position: NOAA ENC Direct to GIS Technical Questions
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1315 East West Highway N/CS2
City: Silver Spring
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20910
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 713-2645
Hours_of_Service: 0700-1500 EST
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
Online_Linkage: <http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html>
Profile_Name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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