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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02898

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 Fichier de la Lithotheque Nationale d'Echantillons Marins (BRGM Core Descriptions) In 1975 the BRGM and CNEXO in France joined to create a national marine geological sampling center at the Centre Oceanologique de Bretagne in Brest. This center collects and stores samples of the sea bottom and subbottom from all over the world and makes them available to any person or institution interested in their study. A French national scientific commission defined the rules for collecting operating and using this facility. The commission consists of the representatives of the Ministry of Industry, industrial and oil firms, the main sea ports and Universities as well as of BRGM and CNEXO, which preside in turn every two years over the commission.BRGM is in charge of the management of the Center. Not only geological samples but also related data are stored such as geographical location, depth, weight and number or level, related studies, if any, etc. (the list of published studies is included). The samples and related data are identified by computer cards and are stored in computer files. After verification they are transferred to a data bank which integrates information from the lithotheque, phototheque and data collections for more complete processing. Institutions and persons interested in the cores may request the catalog of the already processed samples or may receive portions of samples for study following approval by the Commission. A copy of the lithotheque was transmitted to the World Data Center for Marine Geology and Geophysics, Boulder for distribution in 1985. More current information is available from BRGM. The data at the WDC (NGDC) include descriptions of approximately 25,000 samples.
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SV_Identification

none found
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 Documentation
  • 1985-04-01
1 Fichier de la Lithotheque Nationale d'Echantillons Marins (BRGM Core Descriptions)
  • 1985-05-30
  • 1985-04-30
1 INFOTERRA Keyword Thesaurus
    1 The NGDC Marine Geology Data Archive
    • 1976-12-31
    Unresolved Xlinks
    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]
    NASA/GCMD Science Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[2]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[3]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[4]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[6]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]
    NASA/GCMD Location Keywords at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[7]/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) MGG 67995002
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    CI_ResponsibleParty

    Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
    1 Marthe Melguen Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres (BRGM), France originator
    2 National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA publisher
    Unresolved Xlinks
    pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact[1]
    pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:pointOfContact[1]
    Marine Geology Data Manager - distributor - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, 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]
    Carla J. Moore - custodian - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, 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
    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/67995002.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

    none found
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    EX_Extent

    Bounding Box Temporal Extent
    Count Component Description West East North South Start End
    1 Global Ocean, mostly Atlantic -170.397 79.007 63.528 -46.992 1985-04-01 1985-04-01
    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 -170.397 79.007 63.528 -46.992
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    EX_TemporalExtent

    Count Component Start End
    1 1985-04-01 1985-04-01
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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

    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

    none found
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    MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

    none found
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    MD_Band or MI_Band

    none found
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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 Marthe Melguen, BRGM, France
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    LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

    Count Component DateTime Description
    1 1985-05-31T00:00:00 Received data from originator
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    MI_Operation

    none found
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    MI_Platform

    Unresolved Xlinks
    SHIPS > SHIPS at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmi:acquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:MI_AcquisitionInformation[1]/gmi:platform[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]
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