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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G00253

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 & MMS Marine Minerals CDROM data set released by NGDC in 1992. The CONMAR data are available for direct download through NGDC's Web site. The U.S. Geological Survey has incorporated these data into an updated data set available from their web site.
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SV_Identification

none found
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
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
        1 NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords
          1 NASA/GCMD Location Keywords NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
            1 NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
              1 NASA/GCMD Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
                1 NASA/GCMD Science Keywords NASA/GCMD Science Keywords
                  1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
                  • 2008-02-05
                  1 SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies
                    1 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive
                    • 1976-12-31
                    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) MGG06995002, Hathaway, John C., 1971, Data File, Continental Margin Program, Atlantic Coast of the United States: WHOI Reference No. 71-15.
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                      CI_ResponsibleParty

                      Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
                      7 GCMD Valids custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                      1 Carla J. Moore - custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Carla J. Moore DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager geology.info@noaa.gov custodian
                      2 pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology Data Manager geology.info@noaa.gov pointOfContact
                      1 Marine Geology Data Manager - distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Marine Geology 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
                      7 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                      2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
                      1 resourceProvider - SeaDataNet SeaDataNet resourceProvider http://www.seadatanet.org/Standards-Software/Common-Vocabularies
                      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
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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 GCMD Keyword Page http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html GCMD Keywords Page This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. 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://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/idb/struts/form?dataset=101477&search_look=1&display_look=1&le_0=90&ge_0=-90&ge_1=-180&le_1=180 search by set discovery via the NGDC marine geologic inventory search
                      2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/conmar.html dataset information page Web page of information about the database including links to full documentation and free data download from NGDC. 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
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                      MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

                      Count Component Code
                      1 In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
                      1 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
                      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 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

                      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 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive largerWorkCitation
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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
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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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