Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
NCEAS 12595: Edmunds: Tropical coral reefs of the future: Modeling ecological outcomes from the analyses of current and historical trends , National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , and Han X. 2011.
Long term coral cover changes from six sites around the world
nceas.973.15 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.973.15/nceas)
General Information:
Title:Long term coral cover changes from six sites around the world
Identifier:nceas.973
Abstract:
Long term data on annual coral cover changes for six sites around the world including a paleo record for the Caribbean.
Keywords:None:
  • coral reef
  • relative coral cover
  • kenya
  • belize
  • moorea
  • french polynesia
  • virgin islands
  • taiwan
  • paleo data
  • absolute coral cover
  • long term data
Publication Date:2011-04-13
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:Absolute and relative coral cover.csv ( View Metadata | Download File download)

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Organization:NCEAS 12595: Edmunds: Tropical coral reefs of the future: Modeling ecological outcomes from the analyses of current and historical trends
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Individual: Xueying Han
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Address:
735 State Street,
Santa Barbara, California 93101 USA
Email Address:
xhan@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Xueying Han
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Address:
735 State Street,
Santa Barbara, California 93101 USA
Email Address:
xhan@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Associated Parties:
Individual: Mehdi Adjeroud
Individual: Tim McClanahan
Individual: Tung-Yung Fan
Individual: Peter Edmunds
Individual: Tyler Smith
Individual: Hugh Sweatman
Individual: Ruth Gates
Individual: Ann Budd
Individual: Robert Carpenter
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Xueying Han

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:Belize, Hawaii, Kenya, Moorea, Taiwan, Virgin Islands, and the Caribbean
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  -180.0000  degrees
East:  180.0000  degrees
North:  30.0000  degrees
South:  -30.0000  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
1981
End:
2010

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Data Set Usage Rights

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Auth System:knb
Order:allowFirst
Allow: [read] public
Allow: [all] uid=nceasadmin,o=NCEAS,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org
Allow: [all] cn=knb-prod,o=NCEAS,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org
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Allow: [all] cn=esa-moderators,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File