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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 BLM/OCS South Texas Outer Continental Shelf (STOCS) Project Sediment Data The South Texas Outer Continental Shelf Project (STOCS) conducted by the University of Texas and the USGS with funding from BLM/NOAA. The USGS produced geochemical analyses of sediment and suspended sediment, clay mineralogy, and physical properties of sediment for 264 samples collected from October 26, 1974 to December 21, 1974. Additional grain size analyses are not included in the Seafloor sediment digital grain size database due to numerous errors. The University of Texas produced grain size analyses in the historic 073 format for 1647 sea floor samples collected from February 8, 1976 to October 18, 1977. Data include collecting institution, ship, cruise, sample id, latitude/longitude, date of collection, water depth, sampling device, method of analysis, sample weight, sampled interval, raw weight percentages of sediment, within a given phi range. Some samples also have percentages of total gravel, sand, silt, clay, and statistical measurements such as mean, median, skewness, kurtosis, and standard deviation of grain size. These data are part of the larger digital grain size database.
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1
    2015-10-05
Archive
1 BLM/OCS South Texas Outer Continental Shelf (STOCS) Project Sediment Data
    1985-03-20
    1985-03-20
1 Documentation for the THE STOCS- South Texas Outer Continental Shelf Project (University of Texas) dataset.
    1977-01-01
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 Platform Keywords NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
      2015-03-01
      1995-04-24
    1 NASA/GCMD Science Keywords NASA/GCMD Science Keywords
      2015-03-01
      1995-04-24
    1 NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
      1 National Geophysical Data Center (1976): The NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
        1976-12-31
      doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
      1 USGS Science Topics USGS Science Topics
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        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]
        SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[4]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
        NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[8]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
        NASA/GCMD Location Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[10]/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) MGG03565001, MGG06105001
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        CI_ResponsibleParty

        Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
        2 https://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5G44N6W
        1 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
        1 Henry Berryhill U.S. Geological Survey originator
        3 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 Geophysical Data Center, NOAA author
        1 resourceProvider - US Library of Congress US Library of Congress resourceProvider http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects
        1 William E. Behrens University of Texas originator
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        pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact[1]
        pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:pointOfContact[1]
        resourceProvider - US Geological Survey at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[5]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[1]
        GCMD Valids at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[6]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
        GCMD Valids at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[7]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
        GCMD Valids at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[9]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
        Marine Geology Data Manager - distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, 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]
        custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, 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
        3 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? 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.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/G02888.xml&view=getDataView&header=none Publisher's landing page Information about the data set, all access options, and complete documentation. information
        1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg_grainsize/selectdisplay.jsp?mgg=03565001 Database extract MGG03565001 Download grain size data for MGG03565001 in delimited form from the NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. download
        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/g02888/ Data files and documentation Original data and documentation for MGGID 03565001: Grain size data compiled by W.E. Behrens, University of Texas, from multiple cruises of the R/V Longhorn. STOCS cruises 18-20, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37, 39, 40, 42, 46, 49, 54-55, 59-60, 68, 69-71, 80, and 82 offshore S. Texas in the Western Gulf of Mexico from February 8, 1976-October 18, 1977, and 2) MGG06105001. Grain size, trace metal analyses, and clay mineralogy compiled by Henry Berryhill, USGS, for grab and suspended sediment samples collected by the R/V Kana Keoki (MGG06105001), cruises BLM-STG 001-274, OCS G001-G274, OCS-B016-G273, OCS-W107-246B offshore S. Texas in the Western Gulf of Mexico from October 26-December 21, 1974. download
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        MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

        Count Component Code
        2 Archive
        1 Kana Keoki
        1 Longhorn
        2 doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
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        EX_Extent

        Bounding Box Temporal Extent
        Count Component Description West East North South Start End
        1 South Texas outer continental shelf -97.333 -96.116 28.233 26.166 1974-02-08 1977-10-18
        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 -97.333 -96.116 28.233 26.166
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        EX_TemporalExtent

        Count Component Start End
        1 1974-02-08 1977-10-18
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        MD_Format

        Count Component Name Version specification
        1 ASCII UTF-8 American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text format.
        1 tar.gz unknown compressed tape archive (tar) file
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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

        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

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        MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

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        MD_Band or MI_Band

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        MI_RangeElementDescription

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        MD_AggregateInformation

        Count Component Title Code Association Type Code
        1 Archive largerWorkCitation
        1 National Geophysical Data Center (1976): The NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W crossReference
        Unresolved Xlinks
        NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:aggregationInfo[3]
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        LE_Source or LI_Source

        Count Component Title Date Description
        1 Unknown William E. Behrens, University of Texas
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        LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

        Count Component DateTime Description
        1 1985-03-20T00:00:00 From 1975 through the 1980s, most sediment data collected as part of offshore environmental baseline and/or habitat studies were part of a suite of measurements sent to NODC or NODC liasons. NODC data managers, primarily Francis Mitchel, then sent the sediment-related data (e.g., physical properties, composition, geochemstry, mineralogy) to the former NGDC as the authoritative archive and distribution point for sediment data. Many sediment analyses and descriptions, however, were maintained by NODC as benthic habitat data, and some additional sediment data were duplicated between the NODC and NGDC archives.
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        MI_Operation

        none found
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        MI_Platform

        Count Component Code Description
        2
        In Situ/Laboratory Instruments at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[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]
        In Situ/Laboratory Instruments at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[1]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[1]
        In Situ/Laboratory Instruments at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[2]/gmi:MI_Platform[1]/gmi:instrument[1]
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