Ocean Data Standard Version 3.0

Information Bulletin

P.O. Box 2965
Portland, OR 97208
United States

In Reply Refer To:

1283/9160/9167 (OR955/957) P

To:Deputy State Directors, District Managers, and Branch Chiefs
From:Branch Chief, Information Resources Management
Subject:Ocean Data Standard Version 3.0
Administrative or Mission Related:


Information Bulletin:

This information bulletin announces the availability of and describes the recent updates to the Ocean Spatial Data Standard Version 3.

The Ocean data standard contains requirements for the GIS representation of the Pacific Ocean, its coastline with Oregon and Washington (land/ocean interface) and near-shore islands. The Ocean dataset is used for display on maps and for GIS analysis.

The following changes were applied:

  • Reformatted for accessibility.
  • Added default values for required fields.
  • Added edit tracking fields.
  • Added calculation and constraint data rule sections to section 9.4.

Any questions about this data standard can be directed to Corey Plank, State Data Steward and Technical Lead for Administrative Units, at 503-808-6145; or Eric Hiebenthal, State Data Administrator, at 503-808-6565.

Signed By:
Matthew Roth
Branch Chief, Information Resources Management
Authenticated By:
Katherine Wentworth
OR/WA Data Records Administrator


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