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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G00126

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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
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 via the NGDC Web server.
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
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
    1 INFOTERRA Keyword Thesaurus
      1 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive
      • 1976-12-31
      Unresolved Xlinks
      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]
      NASA/GCMD Science Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[2]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
      NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[3]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
      NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[4]/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[7]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
      NASA/GCMD Location Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[8]/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 Dr. Dennis Hayes Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory originator
      1 Dr. William Hutson Brown University originator
      2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
      1 Oregon State University originator
      Unresolved Xlinks
      pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact[1]
      pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:pointOfContact[1]
      Marine Geology Data Manager - distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, 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]
      Carla J. Moore - custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, 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
      2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/climap18.html Dataset information Web page of information about the CLIMAP 18K database including links to full documentation and free data download from NGDC. information
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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 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
      Unresolved Xlinks
      #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

      none found
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      MD_Constraints

      Count Component Use Limitation
      1 Please cite the originator of the data set, the date downloaded, and the National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, as the source of the data.
      1 NGDC Copyright Statement Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
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      MD_ReferenceSystem

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

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      MD_Band or MI_Band

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      MI_RangeElementDescription

      none found
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      MD_AggregateInformation

      Count Component Title Code Association Type Code
      1 The NGDC Marine Geology Data 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 data from originator via mail
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      MI_Operation

      none found
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      MI_Platform

      Unresolved Xlinks
      SHIPS > 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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