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AIS Ship Traffic: Global: 2011-2012: Binned: 10km
Entry ID: ais_global_20112012_grid

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Abstract: Global ship traffic, identifying the number of times a vessel occupied each square kilometer during a one year period: August 2011 through mid-August 2012. The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an internationally-recognized shipboard broadcast system that communicates information to shore-based stations and other AIS-equipped ships. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has developed rules ... View entire text

Purpose: PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S. Pacific Islands region.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 179.9   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Hawaii
Dataset Title: AIS Ship Traffic: Global: 2011-2012: Binned: 10km
Data Presentation Form: OPeNDAP
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-08-01
Stop Date: 2012-08-17
Use Constraints The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, University of Hawaii, PacIOOS, NOAA, State of Hawaii nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
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Data Center
Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: jimp at
Phone: (808) 956-2737
Phone: (808) 956-5019
Fax: (808) 956-9425
Email: jimp at
Contact Address:
Asia-Pacific Data-Research Center
Pacific Ocean Science and Technology Bldg., Room 401
1680 East-West Road
University of Hawaii
City: Honolulu
Province or State: HI
Postal Code: 96822
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06