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W00203: NOS Hydrographic Survey, Outside Source Data Surveys Conducted in 2009, 2007-06-11
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                deliveryPoint:  1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3
                city:  Silver Spring
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    dateStamp:  2014-03-17-06:00
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            title:  W00203: NOS Hydrographic Survey, Outside Source Data Surveys Conducted in 2009, 2007-06-11
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            otherCitationDetails:  Field Number: OSD-AHB-09 Sheet: None
        abstract:  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has the statutory mandate to collect hydrographic data in support of nautical chart compilation for safe navigation and to provide background data for engineers, scientific, and other commercial and industrial activities. Hydrographic survey data primarily consist of water depths, but may also include features (e.g. rocks, wrecks), navigation aids, shoreline identification, and bottom type information. NOAA is responsible for archiving and distributing the source data as described in this metadata record.
        purpose:  These hydrographic data are made available to the public for a wide variety of uses, such as sea-bottom characterization, habitat classification, coastal studies, boundary issues, and tsunami forecasting. These data are not intended to be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigation purposes.
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            keyword:  Hydrographic Surveys for Selected Locations Within the United States (hydro_bathy_2006)
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            useLimitation:  While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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            useLimitation:  Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
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            useLimitation:  These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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                code:  Beechcraft King Air 90
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                title:  NOS Hydrographic Survey Descriptive Report
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                    date:  2007-06-11
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