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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02883

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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Environmental Assessment of the Buccaneer Oil Field in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico 1978-1979 This data set contains analytical data from samples acquired from the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico area under contract to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during 1978-1979. Individual contractors included researchers from Rice University, Moody College, and Texas A and M University. Most samples were taken from the R/V Gus III. The project was known as the "Buccaneer Oil Field" project. Caution: numerous errors found in this data set. LIST OF FILES: readme.txt (collection documentation), 03495004.cly.txt (clay mineralogy), 03495004.siz.txt (sediment size analysis), 03495004.sed.txt (surficial sediment), 03495004.tss.txt (trapped suspended sediment ), 03495004.sup.txt (suspended particulates).
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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 Environmental assessment of an active oil field in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico dataset.
    • 1979-01-01
    1 Environmental Assessment of the Buccaneer Oil Field in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico 1978-1979
    • 1980-08-31
    • 1980-08-31
    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 USGS Science Topics USGS Science Topics
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                      CI_Series

                      Count Component Name Issue Identification Page
                      1 Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG) MGG 03495004/Environmental assessment of an active oil field in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico
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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 - pointOfContact - 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 carla.j.moore@noaa.gov pointOfContact
                      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
                      1 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 Moody College 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
                      1 NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service originator
                      2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
                      1 Rice University originator
                      1 resourceProvider - SeaDataNet SeaDataNet resourceProvider http://www.seadatanet.org/Standards-Software/Common-Vocabularies
                      1 Texas A and M University originator
                      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/mgg/geolin/geolin.html search by set discovery via the NGDC marine geologic inventory search
                      2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/03495004.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 urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
                      1 various
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                      EX_Extent

                      Bounding Box Temporal Extent
                      Count Component Description West East North South Start End
                      1 Northwestern Gulf of Mexico -94.698 -94.695 28.9 28.866 1978-08-18 1979-05-23
                      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 -94.698 -94.695 28.9 28.866
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                      EX_TemporalExtent

                      Count Component Start End
                      1 1978-08-18 1979-05-23
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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

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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.
                      1 physicalMeasurement Information about the location from which a sample of sediment or rock was collected from the sea floor or a lakebed.
                      1 physicalMeasurement Weight percent of particles within a specified size range.
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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.
                      1 Water Depth Meters The depth from the surface of the water to the sea floor or lakebed at the location where a measurement was taken or sample collection was begun.
                      1 weight percent Percentage, by weight, of the particles from a sample or subsample that falls within a specified particle size range. The range may be expressed in milimeters or phi as inidcated in the dataset.
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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 Francis Mitchell, NODC
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                      LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

                      Count Component DateTime Description
                      1 1980-08-31T00:00:00 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 various
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