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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02891

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 Grain Size Data from the NOAA Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) These grain size data were generated as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP), funded by NOAA. Data were contributed by the University of Alaska, the University of South Carolina, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the US Geological Survey with funding from NOAA.Data in this set may contain errors. 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 CIESIN Keyword Thesaurus
    1 Documentation
    • 1980-12-31
    1 European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
    • 2008-11-12
    1 Grain Size Data from the NOAA Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP)
    • 1980-12-31
    • 1980-12-31
    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 41005002, 41015001, 41025001, 41055001, 41995001, 41995002, 65005001, 06245001, 15995012
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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/
                      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 Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) originator
                      2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
                      1 resourceProvider - SeaDataNet SeaDataNet resourceProvider http://www.seadatanet.org/Standards-Software/Common-Vocabularies
                      1 US Geological Survey 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
                      1 University of Alaska originator
                      1 University of South Carolina 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
                      2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/ocseap.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 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 North Pacific Ocean -180 -120 80 50 1975-05-28 1977-12-31
                      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 -180 -120 80 50
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                      EX_TemporalExtent

                      Count Component Start End
                      1 1975-05-28 1977-12-31
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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

                      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 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive largerWorkCitation
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                      LE_Source or LI_Source

                      Count Component Title Date Description
                      1 Unknown multiple investigators under contract to OCSEAP
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                      LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

                      Count Component DateTime Description
                      1 1980-12-31T00:00:00 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 In Situ/Laboratory Instruments In Situ/Laboratory Instruments instrument
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