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Water Column Backscatter Collection for EX1206: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:EX1206_EM302
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    parentIdentifier:  EX1206
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    hierarchyLevelName:  water column backscatter series-level metadata
    contact:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC/NCDDC> National Coastal Data Development Center (pointOfContact)
    dateStamp:  2014-10-02
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    referenceSystemInfo:  WGS 84/ World Mercator
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Water Column Backscatter Collection for EX1206: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration
            alternateTitle:  EX-12-06
            alternateTitle:  EX1206
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2014-07-21
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  EX1206_WaterColumn
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:
                  Anchor:  DOI doi:10.7289/V53B5X3W
            citedResponsibleParty:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) (pointOfContact)
            citedResponsibleParty:  NGDC(custodian)
            citedResponsibleParty:  resourceProvider - NOAA/OAR/OER - Ocean Exploration and Research
            citedResponsibleParty:  publisher - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
        abstract:  Water Column raw (level-0) files (.wcd)
        purpose:  To collect water column backscatter data during the mission.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
        pointOfContact:  Adam Skarke (principal investigator)
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) unknown
        descriptiveKeywords:  NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research Program Discovery Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Program Discovery Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  OCEANS > OCEAN ACOUSTICS > ACOUSTIC SCATTERING
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  GCMD
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  water column backscatter
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  None
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Davisville
            keyword:  Rhode Island
            keyword:  Cape Hatteras
            keyword:  US-Canadian Territorial Boundary
            keyword:  Northeast Canyons
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  None
                date: (unknown)
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. Distribution Liability: While NGDC makes every effort to ensure that its databases are error-free, errors do occur. We ask that you notify us immediately of any errors that you discover in our data. We will make every effort to correct them. With respect to documents available from this server, neither the United States Government nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed; nor represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2012): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1206, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53B5X3W [access date].
        resourceConstraints:  No Copyright
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            accessConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  There are no access constraints on these data.
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  EX1206: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer between 20121030 and 20121120
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2012-12-04
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov/oer-waf/ISO/Resolved/2012/EX1206_COLLECTION_RESOLVED.xml
                            name:  Collection-level metadata record
                            description:  ISO collection-level (cruise) metadata file
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  EX1206
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) collection
        language:  eng; USA
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -74.75
                eastBoundLongitude:  -66.15
                southBoundLatitude:  35.5
                northBoundLatitude:  41.4
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2012-10-30
                    endPosition:  2012-11-20
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Kongsberg EM302 raw .wcd files
            version:  1
            specification:  Kongsberg EM302 raw .wcd files. See the Kongsberg EM302 interface specification manual for further information.
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  Chuck Anderson - Water Column Sonar Data Manager
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  Free
                orderingInstructions:  Contact the NGDC Water Column Sonar Data Manage to order data
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/water_column_sonar/
                name:  Water Column Sonar Data Map Viewer
                description:  Interactive map viewer to allow discovery and access to water column sonar data
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency: (unknown)
        contact:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC> National Geophysical Data Center (custodian)
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        platform:  NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer (R337)