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Multibeam Bathymetry Database (MBBDB)
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc:G01034
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    contact:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data Manager (CI_ResponsibleParty)
        organisationName: (template)
        role:  (CI_RoleCode) author
    dateStamp:  2015-08-28
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    spatialRepresentationInfo:  (MD_VectorSpatialRepresentation)
        geometricObjects:  (MD_GeometricObjects)
            geometricObjectType:  (MD_GeometricObjectTypeCode) point
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Multibeam Bathymetry Database (MBBDB)
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2004-01-01
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            citedResponsibleParty:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data Manager (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName: (template)
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                positionName:  Citation URL
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/multibeam.html
                        protocol:  http
                        name:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data
                        description:  Home page where multibeam data are available in multiple formats
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role: (inapplicable)
            otherCitationDetails:  The Multibeam Bathymetry Database went online in 2004
        abstract:  Originally designed for military use, the multibeam echosounder has proved very useful for nautical charting, oceanographic research and modeling, habitat classification, maritime commerce, and recreational applications. The Multibeam Bathymetry Database at NCEI collects and archives multibeam data from the earliest commercial installations (circa 1980) through today's modern high-resolution collections. Data are acquired primarily from government and academic sources and consist of the raw (as collected) sonar data files. Datasets may also include processed or edited versions of the sonar data, ancillary data, derived products, and/or metadata for the data collection. The Multibeam Bathymetry Database provides data that span the globe and are discoverable and accesible via map interface or text-only search options.
        purpose:  NGDC (now NCEI) established the Multibeam Bathymetry Database to provide a comprehensive database of multibeam bathymetry data on a global scale. The intent of the dataset is to make high-resolution bathymetry available to the public for a wide variety of uses, such as research and earth science analysis. These data are NOT to be used for navigation.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) underDevelopment
        pointOfContact:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data Manager (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            organisationName: (template)
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        descriptiveKeywords:  NGDA Elevation Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Abyssal Hills/Plains
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Continental Margins
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Fracture Zones
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Ocean Plateaus/Ridges
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seamounts
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Submarine Canyons
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Trenches
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
                date: (unknown)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Global Ocean
            keyword:  Sea Floor
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) dataCenter
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
                date: (unknown)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  Use Constraints: Data shall NOT be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigational purposes. For more information on NOAA's nautical charts go to NOAA's Office of Coast Survey website at: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/.
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Multibeam Bathymetric Data at NOAA/NGDC
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2004-01-01
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Virden, W.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Habermann, T.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Glover, G.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Divins, D.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Sharman, G.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Fox, C.
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                series:  (CI_Series)
                    name:  Bridges Across the Ocean
                    issueIdentification:  OCEANS'04 MTS/IEEE, TECHNO-OCEAN'04 November 9-12, 2004 (conference)
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) crossReference
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) sciencePaper
        spatialRepresentationType:  (MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode) vector
        language:  eng; USA
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) elevation
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  1980-01-01
                    endPosition:
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    identificationInfo:  (SV_ServiceIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS Map Service
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2012-01-01
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/multibeam.html
                        name:  Multibeam Bathymetric Data at NGDC
                        description:  Please see NGDC's website for more information about Multibeam Bathymetric Data.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=db08517a205b48c98a9bc53fece67a46
                        name:  NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys
                        description:  NOAA GeoPlatform listing for Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys map service.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
        abstract:  A map service showing ship tracks of multibeam bathymetric surveys archived at NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center. NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center is the U.S. national archive for multibeam bathymetric data and presently holds over 2300 surveys received from sources worldwide, including the U.S. academic fleet via the Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) program. In addition to deep-water data, the multibeam database also includes hydrographic multibeam survey data from the National Ocean Service (NOS). This map service shows navigation for multibeam bathymetric surveys in NGDC's archive. Older surveys are colored orange, and more recent recent surveys are green.
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Jesse Varner
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    electronicMailAddress:  Jesse.Varner@noaa.gov
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
            keyword:  DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Services Keywords
                date: (unknown)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  None
            useLimitation:  None
        serviceType:
          LocalName:  ArcGIS Map Service
        serviceTypeVersion:  10.2
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
        couplingType:  (SV_CouplingType) tight
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS for Server REST endpoint for cached map service
            DCP: (unknown)
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/web_mercator/multibeam/MapServer
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  ArcGIS Map Service
                name:  Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS Cached Map Service
                description:  The Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS cached map service provides rapid display of ship tracks from global scales down to zoom level 9 (approx. 1:1,200,000 scale).
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS for Server REST endpoint for dynamic map service
            DCP: (unknown)
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/web_mercator/multibeam_dynamic/MapServer
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  ArcGIS Map Service
                name:  Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS Dynamic Map Service
                description:  The Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS dynamic map service is visible at all scales, and a filter can be applied using the layerDefinitions parameter.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  WMS Get Capabilities
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/web_mercator/multibeam_dynamic/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
                name:  Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys Web Map Service (WMS)
                description:  Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Raw instrument files
            version: (unknown)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  ASCII
            version: (unknown)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Map Viewer
            version: (unknown)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  MB Bathymetry Data Manager (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName: (template)
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  Free online
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/multibeam.html
                protocol:  http
                name:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data
                description:  Home page for information and access to multibeam bathymetry data at NCEI
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=l&v_0=&op_1=l&v_1=&t=101378&s=300&d=21&d=411&d=79
                protocol:  http
                name:  Multibeam Survey Text Interface
                description:  Listing of cruises containing multibeam bathymetry data organized by vessel and year
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/
                name:  Bathymetry Data Viewer
                description:  Map viewer for discovery of bathymetric data - including multibeam sonar data
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard (version FGDC-STD-012-2002) using the 2012-08-08 version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform.
        maintenanceNote:  Translated from FGDC 2012-08-28T10:00:33.818-06:00
        maintenanceNote:  This record has been automatically modified to include references to NCEI where applicable on 2015-08-28.
        contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Anna Milan
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            positionName:  Metadata Specialist
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  (303) 497-5099
                    facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, Mail Code E/GC4
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  CO
                    postalCode:  80305-3328
                    country:  USA
                    electronicMailAddress:  Anna.Milan@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        contact:  Multibeam Bathymetry Data Manager
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier: (inapplicable)
            type:  Multibeam Echosounder Swath Bathymetry System
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier: (inapplicable)
            type:  Multibeam Echosounder Backscatter System
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier: (inapplicable)
            type:  Sidescan Sonar System