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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 INFOTERRA Keyword Thesaurus
      1 NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
        1 NASA/GCMD Earth Project Keywords
          1 NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
            1 NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords
              1 NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
                1 NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
                  1 NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
                  • 2008-02-05
                  1 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive
                  • 1976-12-31
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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
                  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 Marine Geology Data Manager - 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
                  1 GCMD Valids NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/Resources/valids/
                  1 GCMD User Support Office NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/index.html
                  1 NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service originator
                  2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
                  1 Rice University originator
                  1 Texas A and M University originator
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                  CI_OnlineResource

                  Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
                  1 No Title http://gcmd.nasa.gov/Resources/valids/ NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keyword Page This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. download
                  1 No Title http://gcmd.nasa.gov/index.html NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Home Page 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
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                  MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

                  Count Component Code
                  1 SHIPS > 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 SHIPS > SHIPS SHIPS > SHIPS Various ships
                  Unresolved Xlinks
                  SHIPS > 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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