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Aggregation Info | Bands | Citations | Constraints | Coverage Descriptions | Dimensions | Extents | Formats | Geographic Bounding Box
Georectified Information | Georeferenceable Information | Identifiers | Instruments | Mediums | OnlineResources | Operations
Platforms | Process Steps | Range Elements | Reference Systems | Responsible Parties | Series | Sources | Spatial Grids | Temporal Extents

MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Bathymetry of Lake Ontario Bathymetry of Lake Ontario has been compiled as a component of a NOAA project to rescue Great Lakes lake floor geological and geophysical data and make it more accessible to the public. The project is a cooperative effort between investigators at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center's Marine Geology & Geophysics Division (NGDC/MGG) and the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL). was compiled utilizing the entire historic sounding data base. The entire historic hydrographic sounding data base from the U.S. and Canada, originally collected for nautical charting purposes, was used to create a complete and accurate representation of Lake Ontario bathymetry. The U.S. data primarily came from the NOS Hydrographic Survey Data. This and other bathymetric sounding data collected by the U.S. National Ocean Service's (NOS) Coast Survey and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers was employed to construct bathymetric contours at 1 meter intervals from 1-10 meters depth and 2 meter intervals at depths greater than 10 meters. Compilation scales ranged from 1:10,000 to 1:50,000. Bathymetric sounding data collected by the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) were employed to construct bathymetric contours at 1 meter intervals and compilation scales ranging from 1:1,000 to 1:30,000. Digitization of the bathymetric contours, merging of the bathymetric contour data sets, poster construction, and preparation of a CD-ROM, were accomplished at the NGDC. Multibeam bathymetric data collected by the University of New Brunswick's Ocean Mapping Group (UNB-OMG), with support of the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) and the CHS, were kindly made available in gridded form. In the two areas where multibeam bathymetric data were available, no other bathymetric data were used in the compilations. In some areas all available Canadian and U. S. bathymetric sounding data, collected at different times on different survey expeditions, were used to derive the contours. The U.S. coastline used was primarily the GLERL Medium Resolution Vector Shoreline dataset (Lee, 1998). Where needed for more coverage, the NOS Medium Resolution Vector Shoreline for the Conterminous U.S. (1994) dataset was used. Coastlines from the CHS bathymetric sounding data field sheets were used to complete the Canadian coastline. Images were constructed using the publicly-available software Generic Mapping Tools (GMT).
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SV_Identification

Count Component Title Type
1 Footprints ArcGIS Map Service Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service ArcGIS Map Service
1 Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Map Service Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Image Service ArcGIS Image Service
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 Bathymetry of Lake Ontario
    1999-01-01
doi:10.7289/V56H4FBH
1 Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
    2011-02-15
1 Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Image Service
    2011-10-19
1 Getty Thesuarus of Geographic Names
    1 Great Lakes Bathymetry Project
      1996-01-01
    1 INFOTERRA Keyword Thesaurus
      1 Local Lake Datum
        2012-08-01
      1 GCMD Data Center Keywords NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
        1 NASA/GCMD Place Keywords
          1 NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
            1 GCMD Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
              2015-03-01
              1995-04-24
            2 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Services Keywords NASA/GCMD Services Keywords
              2015-03-01
              1995-04-24
            1 North American Datum 1983
              2007-01-19
            1 Uncontrolled Keywords
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              CI_Series

              Count Component Name Issue Identification Page
              1 Great Lakes Bathymetry Project Named by lake
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              CI_ResponsibleParty

              Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
              1 resourceProvider http://www.epsg-registry.org/export.htm?gml=urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4269
              7 Citation URL http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/greatlakes/ontario.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
              1 Canadian Hydrographic Service originator
              7 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce publisher http://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/coastal/coastal.html
              3 DEM Info DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce DEM Information dem.info@noaa.gov pointOfContact
              1 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
              2 National Geophysical Data Center DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce ngdc.info@noaa.gov custodian
              1 User Services DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce User Services ngdc.info@noaa.gov distributor
              1 EPSG Registry European Petroleum Survey Group publisher http://www.epsg-registry.org/
              2 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
              1 Kelly Carignan Kelly Carignan DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce kelly.carignan@noaa.gov pointOfContact
              4 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov publisher http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
              1 NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab originator
              1 NOAA National Ocean Service originator
              1 NOS CO-OPS NOAA/NOS/Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) CO-OPS Tides and Currents http://www.tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/contact.html publisher http://www.tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml
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              CI_OnlineResource

              Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
              4 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
              4 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://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/DEM_global_mosaic/ImageServer DEM Global Mosaic (Elevation Values) A global seamless bathymetry/topography mosaic of digital elevation models at NOAA/NCEI. search
              2 http://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/dem_hillshades/ImageServer Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Image Service REST endpoint for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS image service search
              1 http://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/dem_hillshades/ImageServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief Web Map Service (WMS) Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief search
              2 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/web_mercator/dem_extents/MapServer DEM Footprints ArcGIS Map Service A map service showing the location and coverage of land and seafloor digital elevation models (DEMs) available. search
              1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/web_mercator/dem_extents/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS Digital Elevation Model Footprints Web Map Service (WMS) Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Digital Elevation Model Footprints search
              1 http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/wcs-client/ Grid Extract Tool online tool for grid extract download
              2 http://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/coastal/coastal.html Integrated Models of Coastal Relief at NGDC Please see website for more information about Coastal DEMs. information
              1 http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d41f39c8a6684c54b62c8f1ab731d5ad NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for Digital Elevation Model Footprints NOAA GeoPlatform listing for Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service information
              1 http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=feb3c625dc094112bb5281c17679c769 NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief NOAA GeoPlatform listing for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief information
              1 http://www.epsg-registry.org/ European Petroleum Survey Group Geodetic Parameter Registry Registry that accesses the EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset, which is a structured dataset of Coordinate Reference Systems and Coordinate Transformations. search
              1 http://www.epsg-registry.org/export.htm?gml=urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4269 NAD83 Link to Geographic Markup Language (GML) description of reference system. information
              1 DEM Map Search http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/map Map Interface Graphic geo-spatial search tool for locating completed and planned DEMs. search
              1 DEM Text Search http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/search DEM text search tool Text search tool for locating completed and planned DEMs. search
              2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/greatlakes/ontario.html Bathymetry of Lake Ontario This bathymetry of Lake Ontario provides a detailed look at the lake floor topography and serves as a GIS base layer for many applications. information
              1 http://www.tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/index.shtml Tides and Currents Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) information
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              MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

              Count Component Code
              1 Local Lake datum
              1 doi:10.7289/V56H4FBH
              1 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4269
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              EX_Extent

              Bounding Box Temporal Extent
              Count Component Description West East North South Start End
              1 -79.90 -76.05 44.25 43.15
              2 -180 180 90 -90
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              EX_GeographicBoundingBox

              Count Component West East North South
              1 -79.90 -76.05 44.25 43.15
              2 -180 180 90 -90
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              EX_TemporalExtent

              Count Component Start End
              1
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              MD_Format

              Count Component Name Version specification
              1 ARC/INFO interchange format
              1 ASCII raster
              1 ASCII xyz
              1 Binary Float
              1 GRD98 binary raster format
              1 GeoTiff
              1 Great Lakes Bathymetric contours shapefile format
              2 JPEG
              1 NetCDF
              1 PDF
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              MD_Medium

              Count Component Name mediumFormat mediumNote
              2 cdRom iso9660 G01383-CDR-A0001
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              MD_Constraints

              Count Component Use Limitation
              1 not for navigation Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
              1 copyright statement Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
              1 NOAA disclaimer 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.
              2 These data not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For official navigation products, please refer to the U.S. nautical charts available from the NOAA Office of Coast Survey: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov.
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              MD_ReferenceSystem

              Count Component Code Authority Title
              1 Local Lake Datum Local Lake datum Local Lake Datum
              1 NAD83 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4269 North American Datum 1983
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              MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

              none found
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              MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

              none found
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              MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

              none found
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              MD_Dimension

              none found
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              MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

              none found
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              MD_Band or MI_Band

              none found
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              MI_RangeElementDescription

              none found
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              MD_AggregateInformation

              Count Component Title Code Association Type Code
              1 Great Lakes Bathymetry Great Lakes Bathymetry Project largerWorkCitation
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              LE_Source or LI_Source

              none found
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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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              MI_Operation

              none found
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              MI_Platform

              none found
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              MI_Instrument

              none found
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