• Coastal/Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS) Benthic Habitat Classifications, 2014-2015, Cape Cod National Seashore

    Metadata Updated: March 17, 2021

    Benthic habitat maps were developed for the CACO study areas following the top-down mapping approach, for which habitat map units are geologically defined based on the presumption that geologic environments or features contain distinct biological assemblages. The resulting habitats are classified according to the CMECS framework and are referred to as “biotopes.” The term “biotope” is specific in that it integrates biotic-abiotic characteristics to offer more ecologically meaningful information. In this study, biotopes reflect the relationship between macrofaunal communities and geological features of their associated environments within the defined map units. The resulting biotopes are considered preliminary because the relationships identified have not been repeatedly demonstrated over time.

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    Metadata Created Date March 17, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 17, 2021

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    Harvested from NPS-Harvest - NRSS Data Store

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    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Created Date March 17, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 17, 2021
    Publisher National Park Service
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    Identifier NPS_DataStore_2278532
    Data First Published 2019-03-01
    Data Last Modified 2019-03-01
    Category Geospatial Dataset
    Public Access Level public
    Bureau Code 010:24
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    Harvest Source Title NPS-Harvest - NRSS Data Store
    Homepage URL https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2278532
    Program Code 010:118, 010:119
    Related Documents https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Reference/Profile/2278532
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    Spatial -70.25153,41.5994949,-69.92308,42.0868835
    Temporal 2014-06-24/2015-08-06

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