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Solar Features
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.solar:solar-features
    language:  eng; U.S.A.
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) nonGeographicDataset
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
        individualName:  William Denig
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                voice:  303 497-6323
                facsimile:  303 497-6513
            address:  (CI_Address)
                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway
                city:  Boulder
                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                postalCode:  80305-3337
                country:  U.S.A.
                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
            hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
        role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
    dateStamp:  2014-08-10
    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:
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Solar Features
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2014-08-10
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  solarFeatures
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  Scientific Data Stewardship provided by the National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            presentationForm:
        abstract:  Collection includes a variety of solar feature datasets contributed by a number of national and private solar observatories located worldwide.
        purpose:  The NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division provides scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-15, "Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information", dated 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
        credit:  Data access provided by the NOAA Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division. Numerous solar observatories have contributed to this collection - please refer to the Lineage section of this metadata record.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) underDevelopment
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  William Denig
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  (303) 497-6323
                    facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325, Broadway
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    postalCode:  80305-3337
                    country:  U.S.A.
                    electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-features/documentation/browse_h-alpha.jpg
            fileDescription:  Browse image of the sun in H-alpha from the NOAA Boulder Solar Observatory (unknown date).
            fileType:  Joint Photographic Experts Group (jpg) format
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Active Regions
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Imagery
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Sunspots
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Corona
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Synoptic Maps
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Space > Solar Region > Photosphere
            keyword:  Space > Solar Region > Chromosphere
            keyword:  Space > Solar Region > Corona
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Location Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Solar Telescope
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) instrument
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Solar Observatory Stations
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) platform
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) dataCenter
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  NOAA > Space Weather Program
            keyword:  WDS > World Data Center for Geophysics, Boulder
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Project Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2007
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            accessConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            useConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: 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.
        spatialRepresentationType:
        spatialResolution:  (MD_Resolution)
            equivalentScale:
        language:  eng; U.S.A.
        characterSet:
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  Data provided by various solar observatories located worldwide. Data record range is from 1818 to present.
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    description:  Dataset Extent
                    beginPosition:  1818-01-01
                    endPosition:  2009-12-30
            verticalElement:  (EX_VerticalExtent)
                minimumValue:
                  Real:  0
                maximumValue:
                  Real:  0
                verticalCRS:
        supplementalInformation:  Collection consists of tabular lists and information related to solar features
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    contentInfo:  (MI_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode)
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Solar features
                attributeType:
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            descriptor:  Collection includes a variety of solar feature datasets contributed by a number of national and private solar observatories located worldwide. Collection includes lists of optical solar flares observed in H-alpha and x-rays, solar radio data, prominences and filaments, plague regions and faculae, and sunspots.
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            units:
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  pdf
            version:
            specification:  Most data provided in Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf).
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  txt
            version:
            specification:  Some data provide in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text format.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  TBD
            version:
            specification:  Some data provided in non-standard formats
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  William Denig
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  (303) 497-6323
                        facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
                        city:  Boulder
                        administrativeArea:  Colorado
                        postalCode:  80305-3337
                        country:  U.S.A.
                        electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/spaceweather.html
                        name:  Space Weather
                        description:  Numerous datasets pertaining to space weather.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode)
                    hoursOfService:  9:00 - 17:00 Mountain
                    contactInstructions:  Contact Data Center // ngdc.info@noaa.gov // (303) 497-6826
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  Data can be downloaded free of charge from the NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division.
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            unitsOfDistribution:  Tabular lists and tables
            transferSize:
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/spaceweather.html
                name:  Space Weather
                description:  Numerous space environmental datasets are available at the NGDC/STP website
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode)
            offLine:  (MD_Medium)
                name:  (MD_MediumNameCode)
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Collection includes a variety of solar feature datasets contributed by a number of national and private solar observatories located worldwide. Collection includes lists of optical solar flares observed in H-alpha and x-rays, solar radio data, prominences and filaments, plague regions and faculae, and sunspots. The collection is as complete as possible with all available data online.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_DomainConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center and at other facilities.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center and at other facilities.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_FormatConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Consistent data presentation formats are used for each separate dataset.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Drawings are properly rotated into a heliocentric coordination orientation // Top is north // Right is east. [TBD]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Solar images and drawings were obtained and/or prepared by trained staff at the various institutions.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_GriddedDataPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Supporting metatdata included within the images and drawings as available.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Daily solar images and drawings are annotated with the observation time and other relevant metadata.
            result:
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Authoritative data provided by various institutions.
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Original film and paper records digitized through the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP).
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2010-09-30T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  William Denig
                    organisationName:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  (303) 497-6323
                            facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC
                            deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway E/GC2
                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  Colorado
                            postalCode:  80305-3337
                            country:  U.S.A.
                            electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
                source:  (LI_Source)
                    description:  The NOAA Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division is responsible for managing this collection.
                    sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                        title:  Collection included as a part of the NGDC Official Archive.
                        alternateTitle:  Solar Imagery - Photographs and Drawings
                        date:  (CI_Date)
                            date:  2011-01-01
                            dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                        citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
                            role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                    sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                        temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                            extent:
                              TimePeriod:
                                description:  ground condition
                                beginPosition:  2009-10-01
                                endPosition:  2010-09-30
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center and at other facilities.
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Flares observed in H-alpha.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: H-alpha
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1938-04-01
                            endPosition:  2010-12-30
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar H-alpha Flare Patrol.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: Flare Patrol
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1955-01-10
                            endPosition:  2010-11-30
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Daily flare activity index.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: Flare Index
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +90-216-516-36-00
                                facsimile:  +90-216-332-26-81
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  34680, ?engelk?y, ?sk?dar
                                city:  Istanbl
                                administrativeArea:  n/a
                                postalCode:  n/a
                                country:  Turkey
                                electronicMailAddress:  jeofizik@boun.edu.tr
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/jeofizik/
                                name:  Department of Geophysics, Bogazici University
                                description:  Geophysics Department at Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute gives the highest priority to original research with the aim of promoting young researchers and scientists reflecting the mobility of the modern science and the fast progress in technology within their research, together with the essential human qualities such as environmental awareness and preservation of the nature, while identifying and providing solutions in the part of the world we are living.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1976-01-01
                            endPosition:  2009-12-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Flares observed in x-rays.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: X-rays
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1968-03-21
                            endPosition:  2011-02-28
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Sudden ionospheric disturbances.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: SIDs
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1958-03-01
                            endPosition:  2010-09-28
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar radio data at discrete frequencies.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Radio: RSTN Fixed Frequency
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  USAF Solar Electro-Optical Network (SEON)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  402 294-3663
                                facsimile:  402 294-xxxx
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  109 Washington Square, Suite 221
                                city:  Offutt AFB
                                administrativeArea:  Nebraska
                                postalCode:  68113
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  afwapa@offutt.af.mil
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.afweather.af.mil/
                                name:  Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)
                                description:  The mission of Air Force Weather Agency is to maximize America's power through the exploitation of timely, accurate and relevant weather information; anytime, everywhere. AFWA is a Field Operating Agency, reporting to United States Air Force Director of Weather, Deputy Chief of Staff Air and Space Operations (USAF/A3O-W).
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1980-05-16
                            endPosition:  2011-02-28
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar radio swept frequency data.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Radio: RSTN Swept Frequency
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  USAF Solar Electro-Optical Network (SEON)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  402 294-3663
                                facsimile:  402 294-xxxx
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  109 Washington Square, Suite 221
                                city:  Offutt AFB
                                administrativeArea:  Nebraska
                                postalCode:  68113
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  afwapa@offutt.af.mil
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.afweather.af.mil/
                                name:  Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)
                                description:  The mission of Air Force Weather Agency is to maximize America's power through the exploitation of timely, accurate and relevant weather information; anytime, everywhere. AFWA is a Field Operating Agency, reporting to United States Air Force Director of Weather, Deputy Chief of Staff Air and Space Operations (USAF/A3O-W).
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  2000-04-27
                            endPosition:  2011-03-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar radio burst tables (fixed frequency).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: Burst Tables - Fixed Frequency
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  2000-01-01
                            endPosition:  2011-01-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar radio burst tables (swept frequency).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: Burst Tables - Swept Frequency
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  2000-01-01
                            endPosition:  2011-01-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Penticton solar radio data - F10.7.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Radio: Noontime Flux (Penticton)
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  613 993-9101
                                facsimile:  613 952-9907
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  1200 Montreal Road, Bldg. M-58
                                city:  Ottawa
                                administrativeArea:  Ontario
                                postalCode:  K1A 0R6
                                country:  Canada
                                electronicMailAddress:  info@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage:  www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
                                name:  National Research Council Canada (NRCC)
                                description:  The Solar Radio Monitoring Program is a service operated jointly by National Research Council Canada and the Canadian Space Agency. Its function is to provide current and archival values of the 10.7cm Solar Flux solar activity index to any user to whom it might be of use.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1947-03-05
                            endPosition:  2011-10-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar radio spectral event data (compiled).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Radio: Spectral Events
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1967-01-01
                            endPosition:  2011-01-29
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Daily solar radio maps at 9.1 cm.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Radio: Solar Radio Maps
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Stanford University Radio Astronomy Institute
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  650 723-1495
                                facsimile:  650 725-2333
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  452 Lomita Mall, Room 134
                                city:  Stanford
                                administrativeArea:  California
                                postalCode:  94305-4085
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  sol-ctr@quake.stanford.edu
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/
                                name:  Stanford Solar Center
                                description:  The Stanford Solar Center is dedicated to sharing the joy and excitement of solar science exploration. Acting as the education and public outreach arm of the Solar Observatories Group, and funded by NASA, the Solar Center provides resources, activities, and projects relating to the Sun for teachers, students, and the public.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1962-06-07
                            endPosition:  1973-08-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar calcium plage data (various providers).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Plague Regions: Calcium Data
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1915-01-01
                            endPosition:  1987-11-06
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar calcium plage index (various providers).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Plage Regions: Index
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1942-01-01
                            endPosition:  2002-12-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Calcium plage SGD tables (compiled).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Plague Regions: SGD Tables
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1968-12-29
                            endPosition:  1982-08-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Photoheliographic data (Greenwich).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar White Light: Photoheliographic
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Royal Greenwich Observatory (RGO)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +44 (0)20 8858 4422
                                facsimile:  not available
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  Blackheath Ave
                                city:  London
                                administrativeArea:  not applicable
                                postalCode:  SE10 8XJ
                                country:  United Kingdom
                                electronicMailAddress:  library@rmg.co.uk
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory/
                                name:  Royal Observatory Greenwich, Royal Museums Greenwich
                                description:  The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1874-01-01
                            endPosition:  1976-12-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Solar photometric measurements.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar While Light: Photometric
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  San Fernando Observatory (SFO)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  818 367-9333
                                facsimile:  818 367-1903
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  14031 San Fernando Rd.
                                city:  Sylmar
                                administrativeArea:  California
                                postalCode:  91342-1091
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  angie.cookson@csun.edu
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.csun.edu/sfo/
                                name:  San Fernando Observatory (SFO)
                                description:  The San Fernando Observatory (SFO) is a solar research facility associated with the California State University, Northridge (CSUN).
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1985-03-02
                            endPosition:  1998-12-31
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Sunspot positions and areas (various providers).
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sunspot Regions
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6323
                                facsimile:  303 497-6513
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC2
                                city:  Boulder
                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                                postalCode:  80305-3337
                                country:  U.S.A.
                                electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                                name:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                                description:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimePeriod:
                            beginPosition:  1874-05-10
                            endPosition:  2011-02-28
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        dateOfNextUpdate:  2012-09-30
        updateScope:  (MD_ScopeCode)
        updateScopeDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
            dataset:  Update collection for the Space Weather Prediction Center daily full sun drawings as data becomes available, including missing records (all observatories).
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard version FGDC-STD-012-2002 using the June 2011 version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform. The Spatial Reference Information is not currently mapped over to ISO but will be mapped in future versions.
        contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  William Denig
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  303 497-6323
                    facsimile:  303 497-6513
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    postalCode:  80305-3337
                    country:  U.S.A.
                    electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:
            type:
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:
            description:  Solar observatories
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:
                type:  Full sun drawings of the sun.