Man made structures in the coastline of the Turks and Caicos Islands

The data comprises two datasets (polyline and polygon layer) with all the identified artificial structures in the coastilne of Turks and Caicos as of March 2020.

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Additional Info

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Last Updated February 25, 2021, 16:08 (UTC)
Created October 29, 2020, 23:00 (UTC)
Region TC
Language eng
Topic Category Structure; man-made construction
Temporal Extent Start 2019-12-01
Temporal Extent End 2020-03-31
Dataset Reference Date 2020
Lineage The dataset was created mostly by visual interpretation and digitising of satellite images from Google Earth and Google Maps. Some additional information was derived from the OpenStreetMap Project (OSM) however all the OSM data was also verified against the satellite images. Some of the structures were validated by ground surveys. The data was classified to the main types of structures.
West Longitude -72.46281
South Latitude -21.29159
East Longitude 71.1465
North Latitude 21.93795
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Department of Environment and Coastal Resources
Contact Mail Address
Responsible Party Role distributor, originator, custodian, user, point of contact, processor
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open
Data Format shape
Update Frequency continual
Accuracy 1-2m
Resource Type Dataseries
Metadata Date 2020-03-31
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details published