EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Pilot Boarding Areas

Description
A pilot boarding area is the meeting place to which the pilot comes out (IHO Chart Specifications, M-4). Representatives from state pilot associations (Boston Harbor Pilot Association and Northeast Pilots Association) provided the center coordinate of five pilot boarding areas in the Massachusetts ocean management planning area. The Boston Harbor pilot boarding area was buffered by a nautical mile radius, and the remaining four pilot boarding areas were buffered by a 0.5 nautical mile radius.
Place(s)
Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine, and Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts
Subject(s)
oceans, 014, Representatives from state pilot associations (Boston Harbor Pilot Association and Northeast Pilots Association) provided the center coordinate of five pilot boarding areas in the Massachusetts ocean management planning area. The Boston Harbor pilot boarding area was buffered by a nautical mile radius, and the remaining four pilot boarding areas were buffered by a 0.5 nautical mile radius., Human Dimensions > Infrastructure > Transportation, marine spatial planning, MSP, ocean management, coastal zone management, ecosystem-based management, and EBM
Year
2009-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
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