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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 NGDC Geothermal Data Bases Geothermics is the study of heat generated in Earth's interior and its manifestation at the surface. The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) has a variety of publications and data sets which provide information on the location, magnitude, and potential uses of geothermal resources. The publication, "Thermal Springs List for the United States" (1981) is a compilation of 1,700 thermal springs locations in 23 states. The list gives the geographic locations of thermal springs by state, and is sorted by degrees of latitude and longitude within the state. It contains the name of each spring (where available), maximum surface temperature (in both degrees Fahrenheit and degrees Celsius), name of corresponding USGS 1:2,500,000-scale (AMS) map, largest scale USGS topographic map coverage available (either 7.5 or 15-min. quadrangle), and cross-references. Thermal springs listed include natural surface hydrothermal features (springs, pools, mud pots, mud volcanoes, geysers, fumaroles, and steam vents) at temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit) or higher. They do not include wells or mines, except at sites where they supplement or replace natural vents that have been active recently or at sites where orifices are indistinguishable as natural or artificial. The thermal springs data from this publication are also available on-line."Geothermal Gradient Map of the United States" (1982) shows 1,700 wells, with accompanying heat flow and conductivity data. This map was produced in cooperation with Los Alamos National Laboratory. Thermal aspect data (1991) from the Decade of North American Geology project, are available on diskette. These data were compiled by Dr. David Blackwell of Southern Methodist University. Global heat flow data (1993) were compiled by Dr. Henry Pollack of the University of Michigan. Data were collected through the World Heat Flow Committee of the International Council of Scientific Unions. These are available on-line.
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SV_Identification

Count Component Title Type
1 Thermal Springs in the United States ArcGIS Map Service Thermal Springs in the United States ArcGIS Map Service ArcGIS Map Service
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
    1 GCMD Data Center Keywords NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
      2015-03-01
      1995-04-24
    1 NASA/GCMD Science Keywords NASA/GCMD Science Keywords
      2015-03-01
      1995-04-24
    1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Services Keywords NASA/GCMD Services Keywords
      2015-03-01
      1995-04-24
    1 NGDC Geothermal Data Bases
      1981-01-01
    1 Thermal Springs in the United States ArcGIS Map Service
      2013-01-01
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    CI_Series

    Count Component Name Issue Identification Page
    1 Key to Geophysical Records Documentation (KGRD) 'KGRD-12, Thermal Springs List for the United States (1980)'
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    CI_ResponsibleParty

    Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
    3 GCMD Valids http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
    1 Anna Milan Anna Milan DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Metadata Specialist Anna.Milan@noaa.gov pointOfContact
    3 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce publisher http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/hot_springs/
    2 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
    1 DOE/LANL > LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY originator
    1 Varner, Jesse Jesse Varner DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Jesse.Varner@noaa.gov pointOfContact
    4 Kelly Stroker (pointOfContact) Kelly Stroker DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Coastal Sciences Team Lead haz.info@noaa.gov pointOfContact
    3 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov publisher http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
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    CI_OnlineResource

    Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
    3 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
    3 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html GCMD's Science Keywords and Associated Directory Keywords This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. information
    1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/hot_springs/MapServer Thermal Springs in the United States ArcGIS Dynamic Map Service REST endpoint for Thermal Springs in the United States dynamic map service search
    1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/hot_springs/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS Thermal Springs in the United States Web Map Service (WMS) Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Thermal Springs in the United States search
    1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/hot_springs/ Thermal Springs Map Viewer Please see the interactive Thermal Springs Map Viewer. search
    1 http://ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/geotherm.shtml Geothermal Energy Home page for Hot Springs information
    1 http://ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/servlet/ShowDatasets?dataset=100006&search_look=1&display_look=1 Geothermal Hot Springs Search the database search
    1 http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d97eddf63e384b4291bc3fc602c5b5d5 NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for Thermal Springs in the United States NOAA GeoPlatform listing for Thermal Springs in the United States map service information
    1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/geotherm.shtml Geothermal Data Please see homepage for more information about geothermal data. information
    Unresolved Xlinks
    Thermal Hot Springs Viewer at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:distributionInfo[1]/gmd:MD_Distribution[1]/gmd:transferOptions[1]/gmd:MD_DigitalTransferOptions[1]/gmd:onLine[1]
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    MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

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    EX_Extent

    Bounding Box Temporal Extent
    Count Component Description West East North South Start End
    1 -180 -65 75 15 1978-01-01 1985-01-01
    1 -180 180 90 -90
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    EX_GeographicBoundingBox

    Count Component West East North South
    1 -180 -65 75 15
    1 -180 180 90 -90
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    EX_TemporalExtent

    Count Component Start End
    1 1978-01-01 1985-01-01
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    MD_Format

    Count Component Name Version specification
    1 ArcIMS
    1 Shapefile
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    MD_Medium

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    MD_Constraints

    Count Component Use Limitation
    1 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. OAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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    MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

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    MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

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    MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

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    MI_RangeElementDescription

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    MD_AggregateInformation

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    LE_Source or LI_Source

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    LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

    Count Component DateTime Description
    1 2015-04-22T00:00:00 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.
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