Coastal habitats classification

The datased comprising classification of the coastal areas of Turks and Caicos. The dataset covers the area of land that extends between shoreline and coastline as well as from the coastline inland to the first major change in the terrain features, which are not influenced by the coastal processes. It includes beaches, tidal areas, dunes, cliffs, etc.

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Last Updated February 25, 2021, 17:59 (UTC)
Created October 29, 2020, 20:13 (UTC)
Region TC
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 2019-11-01
Temporal Extent End 2020-04-29
Dataset Reference Date 2020
Lineage The coastal habitats were identified using google earth and bing imagery, aerial and satellite images available in DECR, and Turks and Caicos Terrestrial Habitat Map. The layer is in progress and it is not finalized yet.
West Longitude -72.48278
South Latitude 21.17765
East Longitude -71.07836
North Latitude 21.96247
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Department of Environment and Coastal Resources
Contact Mail Address
Responsible Party Role resource provider, custodian, owner, user, distributor, originator, point of contact, processor, publisher and author
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open
Data Format shape
Update Frequency as needed
Accuracy 2-10m
Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2020-04-29
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details published