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Record Search Query: ServiceParameters>ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES>MARINE ADVISORIES>MARINE WEATHER/FORECAST

Coastal and Offshore Marine Forecast Zones
Entry ID: WSOM_COMFZ

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Summary
Abstract: This service from the NOAA/NWS office of Science and Technology
provides polygons for Coastal and Offshore Marine Zones for the
United States including the Great Lakes. The primary use of this
data is to provide a basemap in a GIS for forecasting/warning of
marine areas by the National Weather Service.
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Description: FGDC metedata on Coastal and Offshore Marine Zones.
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Caption Description:  Coastal and Offshore Marine Zones (NOAA/NWS)

Service Citation
Originators: NOAA
Title: Coastal and Offshore Marine Zone Forecast
Release_Date: 1996-01-01
Provider: NWS
URL: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/marinezones.htm
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >MARINE ADVISORIES >MARINE WEATHER/FORECAST Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >WEATHER/CLIMATE ADVISORIES >WEATHER FORECAST Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
TRANSPORTATION
Quality All attributes were verifed by the individual Weather
Forecast Offices (WFOs) by inspection of the data with a
GIS or by viewing a hard or software image of the data.
Data was also checked by the Office of Climate, Water, and
Weather Services (OS) and reports of errors received from
WFO's and external
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Use Constraints Cite NOAA/NWS as a reference when using for presentation purposes.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
marine zones
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Service Provider
DOC/NOAA/NWS > National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NWS OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Email: w-nws.webmaster at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NWS Office of Public Affairs
1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Size: 3,373,344 bytes
Distribution_Format: compressed shapefile
Fees: no fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-04-12
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