Data Dictionary for the National Database (version: 20190718-0)

This MS Excel file provides the definition of each of the fields (variables) in the NOAA National Database of Deep-Sea Corals and Sponges. It also provides a list of valid values for each variable. The 'Data Dictionary' file updates and supplants the database schema described in the appendix of Hourigan et al. (2015) "Introduction to NOAA’s National Database of Deep-Sea Corals and Sponges". The Data Dictionary is the most up to date version of the variable definitions. It can be searched, filtered, and sorted, which brings enhanced functionality to the user.

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon 20200121-0_DSCRTP_National_Database_Schema.xlsx — application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet, 86 kB (88,542 bytes)