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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 U.S. East Coast Continental Margin (CONMAR) Sediment Data The USGS/WHOI Continental Margin (CONMAR) Data set was compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a joint program of study of the Atlantic continental margin of the U.S. The CONMAR set contains information for 3,715 cores, dredges, and grab samples, and consists of 18 files of grain size analyses/statistical parameters, composition of clay, sand, gravel and carbonate fractions, organic contents, heavy mineral and x-ray analyses, radioactivity counts, and major chemical and trace-element analyses. An accompanying technical report contains a complete description of methodology and file organization: Hathaway, John C., 1971, Data File, Continental Margin Program, Atlantic Coast of the United States: WHOI Reference No. 71-15. Updated data files were received in digital form in 1977. Data collection was partially funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under the CONMAR program and the International Decade of Ocean Exploration. These data were also included as ASCII files on the NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals CDROM data set released by NGDC in 1992. The U.S. Geological Survey has incorporated these data into an updated data set available from their web site, and the original technical report is available from WHOI.
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
4
    1971-12-31
PDF Report at WHOI (doi:10.1575/1912/1035)
1 CIESIN Keyword Thesaurus
    1 Documentation for the WHOI-71-15, Continental Margin Program- Atlantic coast of the United States dataset.
      1977-05-31
    1 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
      2008-11-12
    1 Library of Congress Subject Headings Library of Congress Subject Headings
      1 NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 NASA/GCMD Location Keywords NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 NASA/GCMD Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project 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) Platform Keywords NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
        2008-02-05
      1 NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF
        2015-10-05
      NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF
      1 NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
        1 SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies
          1 U.S. East Coast Continental Margin (CONMAR) Sediment Data
            1972-12-31
            1977-05-31
          1 USGS Science Topics USGS Science Topics
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            CI_Series

            Count Component Name Issue Identification Page
            1 Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG), WHOI MGG06995002, WHOI Reference No. 71-15.
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            CI_ResponsibleParty

            Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
            12 GCMD Valids http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
            1 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
            1 Marine Geology Data Manager - distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Data Manager geology.info@noaa.gov distributor
            1 European Petroleum Survey Group http://www.epsg-registry.org/
            1 John Hathaway U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole, MA originator
            2 pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager geology.info@noaa.gov pointOfContact
            1 custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager geology.info@noaa.gov custodian
            7 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 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA resourceProvider
            1 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA author
            1 National Geophysical Data Center author
            1 resourceProvider - SeaDataNet SeaDataNet resourceProvider http://www.seadatanet.org/Standards-Software/Common-Vocabularies
            1 U.S. Geological Survey publisher
            1 resourceProvider - US Geological Survey US Geological Survey resourceProvider http://www.usgs.gov/science/about/
            1 resourceProvider - US Library of Congress US Library of Congress resourceProvider http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects
            1 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution publisher
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            CI_OnlineResource

            Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
            7 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
            7 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://hdl.handle.net/1912/1035 PDF Report at WHOI (doi:10.1575/1912/1035) Data file, Continental Margin Program, Atlantic Coast of the United States: vol. 2 sample collection and analytical data information
            1 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) The Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) are part of a Linked Data Service, actively maintained since 1898 to catalog materials held at the Library of Congress. information
            1 http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/sediment/index.html Updated database at the USGS This database is an update of the historic CONMAR database. information
            1 http://www.epsg-registry.org/ European Petroleum Survey Group Geodetic Parameter Dataset Registry that accesses the EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset, which is a structured dataset of Coordinate Reference Systems and Coordinate Transformations. search
            1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/docucomp/page?xml=NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC/Collection/iso/xml/Marine_Geology.xml&view=getDataView&header=none Parent Archive Information about the Marine Geology Data Archive at NCEI. information
            1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/docucomp/page?xml=NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC/MGG/Geology/iso/xml/G00253.xml&view=getDataView&header=none Publisher's landing page Metadata record containing information about the database and links to download data and documentation information
            1 http://www.seadatanet.org/Standards-Software/Common-Vocabularies SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies The SeaDataNet Vocabulary Server is populated with lists describing a wide range of entities relevant to marine metadata and data such as parameters, sea area names, platform classes, instrument types, and so on. information
            1 http://www.usgs.gov/science/about/ USGS Thesaurus The USGS Thesaurus contains thematic terms for categorizing information resources intended to support finding and understanding scientific information. information
            1 https://data.noaa.gov/harvest/850a876a-3f44-456f-9599-430b9b10b34d Marine geology data sets in data.noaa.gov from NOAA/NCEI More marine geology data sets in data.noaa.gov stewarded by NOAA/NCEI. search
            1 https://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5G44N6W Related database (doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W) This database contains related grain size data. information
            1 https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/g00253/ Data files and documentation Download originator's data files and documentation for the data set. download
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            MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

            Count Component Code
            2 Archive
            1 In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
            1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
            2 NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF
            2 PDF Report at WHOI (doi:10.1575/1912/1035)
            1 Updated database at the USGS
            2 doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
            1 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
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            EX_Extent

            Bounding Box Temporal Extent
            Count Component Description West East North South Start End
            1 U.S. East Coast continental shelf and margin -70.59 -63.533 48.322 33.116 1972-12-31 1977-12-31
            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 -70.59 -63.533 48.322 33.116
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            EX_TemporalExtent

            Count Component Start End
            1 1972-12-31 1977-12-31
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            MD_Format

            Count Component Name Version specification
            1 ASCII
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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 Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA, as the source of the data.
            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

            Count Component Code Authority Title
            1 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
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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

            Count Component Attribute Description Content Type
            1 point The Latitude and Longitude (point) from which a sample of sediment or rock was collected from the sea floor or a lakebed.
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            MD_Band or MI_Band

            Count Component Identifier Descriptor
            1 Latitude Distance measured north or south from the equator. Distance north is positive, distance south is negative.
            1 Longitude Longitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the north/south line that runs through Greenwich, England), values measured east are positive and values measured west are negative.
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            MI_RangeElementDescription

            none found
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            MD_AggregateInformation

            Count Component Title Code Association Type Code
            1 PDF Report at WHOI (doi:10.1575/1912/1035) crossReference
            1 Updated database at the USGS crossReference
            1 doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W crossReference
            1 Archive largerWorkCitation
            1 NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF crossReference
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            LE_Source or LI_Source

            Count Component Title Date Description
            1 Unknown John Hathaway U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole, MA
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            LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

            Count Component DateTime Description
            1 1977-05-31T00:00:00 Received data from originator
            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

            Count Component Code Description
            1 In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS Various ocean-based and lake-based ships, boats, remotely operated vehicles, submersibles, and other unspecified types of platforms
            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

            Count Component Code Type Description
            1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments In Situ/Laboratory Instruments instrument
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