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1 CLIMAP 18K bp Sediment Data Files - Micropaleontology, Stratigraphy and Geochemistry From Sea Floor Cores The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation, Mapping, andPrediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation aspart of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) Program. The CLIMAP 18k bp sediment data files were compiled by Oregon State University, and include the work of several major institutions. The files contain micropaleontology in the form of faunal counts of diatoms, planktonic foraminifera, coccoliths, and radiolaria, as well as stratigraphy (percent fine, coarse, total carbonate, oxygen 18 and carbon 13), and geochemistry (percent opal, quartz, and organic carbon), and inferred sea surface temperatures for 635 ocean sediment cores. Data are primarily from the period 18,000 years bp to the present. Time data give upper and lower samples depths, technique, and C14 dates (for total sample, coarse fraction, and fine fraction). Age estimates are given in thousands of years with upper and lower age error estimates. In addition, each data records contains station information. The CLIMAP 18k data set is available for direct download as a Paleoclimatology data set from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) and collocated World Data Center for Paleoclimatrology.
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1
    2015-10-05
Archive
1 CIESIN Keyword Thesaurus
    1 CLIMAP 18K bp Sediment Data Files - Micropaleontology, Stratigraphy and Geochemistry From Sea Floor Cores
      1977-12-31
      1980-08-31
    1 Documentation for the CLIMAP 18K BP dataset.
      1981-12-31
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    NASA/GCMD Project Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[1]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    Library of Congress Subject Headings at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[2]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[3]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    USGS Science Topics at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[4]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Science Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[5]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[6]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[7]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[9]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Location Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[10]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
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    CI_Series

    Count Component Name Issue Identification Page
    1 Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG) 1976(Y) CLIMAP - Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping and Prediction. MGG07995003
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    CI_ResponsibleParty

    Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
    1 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/paleoclimatology-data/datasets
    1 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
    1 Dr. Dennis Hayes Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory originator
    1 Dr. William Hutson Brown University originator
    1 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA resourceProvider
    1 Oregon State University originator
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    pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact[1]
    pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:pointOfContact[1]
    distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:distributionInfo[1]/gmd:MD_Distribution[1]/gmd:distributor[1]/gmd:MD_Distributor[1]/gmd:distributorContact[1]
    custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:metadataMaintenance[1]/gmd:MD_MaintenanceInformation[1]/gmd:contact[1]
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    CI_OnlineResource

    Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
    1 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/paleoclimatology-data/datasets Parent Archive Information about the Paleoclimatology Data Archive at NCEI. information
    2 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/2516 Publisher's landing page Web page of information about the CLIMAP 18K database including full documentation and links to download data. information
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    MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

    Count Component Code
    2 Archive
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    EX_Extent

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    Count Component Description West East North South Start End
    1 The dataset is nearly global in extent, excluding only the areas north of 79 degrees and south of 58 degrees south latitude. Vertically, all data are below sea level, water depths are from 179 to 7406 meters. Active compilation of the dataset ceased in August of 1980. -179.416 172.584 78.9 -57.616 1981-05-31 1981-05-31
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    #boundingExtent at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:scope[1]/gmd:DQ_Scope[1]/gmd:extent[1]
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    EX_GeographicBoundingBox

    Count Component West East North South
    1 -179.416 172.584 78.9 -57.616
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    EX_TemporalExtent

    Count Component Start End
    1 1981-05-31 1981-05-31
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    MD_Format

    Count Component Name Version specification
    1 Text UTF-8 American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text format.
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    MD_Medium

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    MD_Constraints

    Count Component Use Limitation
    1 Please cite the originator of the data set.
    1 NCEI Copyright Statement Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
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    MD_ReferenceSystem

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    European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:referenceSystemInfo[1]
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    MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

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    MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

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    MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

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    MD_Dimension

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    MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

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    MD_Band or MI_Band

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    MI_RangeElementDescription

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    MD_AggregateInformation

    Count Component Title Code Association Type Code
    1 Archive largerWorkCitation
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    LE_Source or LI_Source

    Count Component Title Date Description
    1 Unknown Duncan McEwan, Oregon State University
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    LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

    Count Component DateTime Description
    1 1980-08-31T00:00:00 Received the latest update of the CLIMAP 18K sediment data from originator August of 1980, via mail on a nine track magnetic table in EBCDIC form, one file, 80 character records blocked to 5120 characters per block. There were 37,063 records (1,185 samples), but all but 822 latitudes and longitudes on this version were -999 (null), fewer than were filled in on the last version. The originator, Duncan, noted that revisions/corrections would be coming, but never received. Updates were probably contributed directly to NOAA Paleoclimatology.
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    MI_Operation

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    MI_Platform

    Unresolved Xlinks
    In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]
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    MI_Instrument

    Unresolved Xlinks
    In Situ/Laboratory Instruments at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:instrument[1]
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