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Data: Blue Infrastructure Disclaimer

The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) provides these data with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete, and conclusions drawn from these datasets are the sole responsibility of the user. Every attempt has been made to ensure that these data and the documentation are reliable and accurate. Neither CCRM, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF), the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC), or any other contributing agency assume liability for any damages caused by inaccuracies in the data or documentation, or as a result of failure of the data to perform in a particular manner. CCRM, VIMS, DGIF, and VMRC make no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or utility of this information, nor does the fact of distribution constitute a warranty. Be advised that some of the map data contained herein represent either state plane coordinates or geographic transformations of state plane coordinates. The accuracy of transformations should be view with some caution. Additionally, some of the mapped areas are based upon regulations that are subject to change by the VMRC. Contact VMRC for up-to-date information of current regulations and map data.

Individuals who use these data agree to the following as well as other restrictions and disclaimers for specific datasets contained in metadata or other associated data disclaimers. Please consult the metadata before re-distributing any dataset. Individuals who use these data are encouraged to contact the specific data producers to ensure they have the most current information. Inclusion of these data in publications, or integration of these data into other products requires proper citation. Citation information for individual datasets can be found in each dataset's metadata. Proper citation for this compilation is: "Berman, M.R., Hershner, C.H., and Schatt, D.E., 2004. Blue Infrastructure, Final Products to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Virginia Coastal Resource Management Program, Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062."