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

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 BLM/OCS South Texas Outer Continental Shelf (STOCS) Grain Size Data Set 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 NGDC digital grain size file 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 NGDC digital grain size database.
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SV_Identification

none found
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 BLM/OCS South Texas Outer Continental Shelf (STOCS) Grain Size Data Set
  • 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 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 03565001 and MGG 06105001
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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 Henry Berryhill U.S. Geological Survey 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
                    1 William E. Behrens University of Texas originator
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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
                    1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0356/03565001/ http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0356/03565001/ Directory structure, access to all data and documentation. download
                    1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/stocs.html http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/stocs.html 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 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
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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 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 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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