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Fisheries Closures: Deepwater Horizion Support

Explanation of Data

These archived maps and data represent the Emergency Fishery Closures and Openings in the Gulf of Mexico due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

ESRI GIS data files

The following files are necessary to access the GIS data.

  • .dbf - Attribute information
  • .lyr - Display information
  • .prj - Projection information
  • .sbn - Spatial indexing
  • .sbx - Spatial indexing
  • .shp - Geometrical information (i.e., the main file)
  • .shx - Indexing information

ESRI metadata files

  • .htm - FGDC metadata containing the ESRI profile in Hyper Text Markup Language
  • shp.xml - FGDC metadata containing the ESRI profile in Extensible Markup Language

Data by Date

Changes to the fisheries closure regulatory boundaries are documented below. The files are organized by the date that they were made publicly available.

April 19, 2011

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

February 2, 2011

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

December 2, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

November 24, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

November 15, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

October 22, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

October 15, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

October 5, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, FDA Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf

October 1, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Monitoringdata 2.pdf, FDA Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf

September 21, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf

September 3, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf

September 2, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf, Appendix A Control Assessment

August 27, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf, Chemistry explanation

August 10, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, PAHLetter.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf, Chemistry explanation

July 22, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Samplingmap.pdf, Samplingmap2.pdf, Monitoringdata.pdf, Monitoringdata2.pdf, Concurrence Letter.pdf, FDA Memo.pdf, Protocol.pdf, PAHLetter.pdf, Chemistry explanation

July 13, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

July 12, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

July 4, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 28, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 23, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 21, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 16, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 7, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 5, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 4, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 2, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

June 1, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 31, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 28, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 25, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 21, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 18, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 17, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 14, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 12, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf

May 11, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Emergency Closure.pdf

May 7, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Emergency Closure.pdf

May 2, 2010

GIS Data Files: .dbf, .lyr, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx - ( .htm, shp.xml )
Supporting Documentation: Map.pdf, Emergency Closure.pdf