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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02888

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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
    2015-06-24
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 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 NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
                  1 National Geophysical Data Center (1976): The NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
                    1976-12-31
                  doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W
                  1 SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies
                    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) MGG03565001, MGG06105001
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                      CI_ResponsibleParty

                      Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
                      6 GCMD Valids custodian http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                      2 https://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5G44N6W
                      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 Henry Berryhill U.S. Geological Survey 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
                      6 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 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA publisher
                      1 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA author
                      1 National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA resourceProvider
                      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
                      1 William E. Behrens University of Texas originator
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                      CI_OnlineResource

                      Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
                      6 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
                      6 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/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 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://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
                      3 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
                      1 Kana Keoki
                      1 Longhorn
                      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 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

                      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.
                      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 Archive largerWorkCitation
                      1 National Geophysical Data Center (1976): The NGDC Seafloor Sediment Grain Size Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W doi:10.7289/V5G44N6W crossReference
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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
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                      MI_Instrument

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