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Solar Features - Solar Flares - H-Alpha
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    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.solar:solar-features_solar-flares_h-alpha
    language:  eng; U.S.A.
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) nonGeographicDataset
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    contact:  William Denig (pointOfContact)
    dateStamp:  2015-10-02
    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: (missing)
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Solar Features - Solar Flares - H-Alpha
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2011-10-01
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  solarFeatures
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            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:  A short-lived sudden increase in the intensity or radiation emitted in the neighborhood of sunspots monitored in H-alpha.
        purpose:  To provide 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.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) underDevelopment
        pointOfContact:  William Denig (pointOfContact)
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName:  ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/space-weather/solar-data/solar-features/documentation/browse_h-alpha.jpg
            fileDescription:  Browse image of the sun at 656.3 nm (Hydrogen alpha) photographed on March 12, 1989 (reference: boul_halpha_ff_19890312_1645_hfdbo.jpg)(
            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
            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 > Chromosphere
            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:  WDS/SWP Project Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  Data Center Keywords
        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: (missing)
        spatialResolution: (missing)  (MD_Resolution)
            equivalentScale:
        language:  eng; U.S.A.
        characterSet: (missing)
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  Data assembled from data provided by various solar observatories located worldwide.
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    description:  Dataset Extent
                    beginPosition:  1955-07-01
                    endPosition:  2010-11-24
            verticalElement:  (EX_VerticalExtent)
                minimumValue:
                  Real:  0
                maximumValue:
                  Real:  0
                verticalCRS: (inapplicable)
        supplementalInformation:  Collection consists of tabular lists and information related to solar features
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    contentInfo:  (MI_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription: (inapplicable)
        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: (inapplicable)
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  pdf
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Most data provided in Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf).
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  txt
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Some data provide in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text format.
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  William Denig (pointOfContact)
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  Data can be downloaded free of charge.
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            unitsOfDistribution:  Tabular lists and tables
            transferSize: (unknown)
            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:  NCEI repository history
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The collection is as complete as possible with all available data online.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_DomainConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_FormatConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Listings provided in pdf and txt formats, as applicable.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Timing, heliographic position, assigned region number, and other relevant information provided for each identified flare.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_GriddedDataPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Supporting metatdata included, as available.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Flare times determined by trained staff at solar observatories.
            result: (unknown)
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Authoritative data provided by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center.
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Flare listings compiled using data received from various solar observatories.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2010-09-30T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  William Denig
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    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:  H-alpha Flare Listings
                        date:  (CI_Date)
                            date:  2011-01-01
                            dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                        citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                            role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                    sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                        temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                            extent:
                              TimePeriod:
                                description:  ground condition
                                beginPosition:  1955-07-01
                                endPosition:  2010-11-24
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Flares observed in H-alpha.
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Solar Flares: H-alpha
                    date: (withheld)
                    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:  1955-07-01
                            endPosition:  2010-11-24
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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.
        maintenanceNote:  This record was automatically modified on 2015-10-02 to include references to NCEI where applicable.
        contact:  Anna Milan
        contact:  William Denig (pointOfContact)
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier: (inapplicable)
            type: (Solar telescopes)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code: (Solar observatories)
            description:  Solar observatories
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code: (Solar telescopes)
                type:  Full sun drawings of the sun.