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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.solar:solar-imagery_photosphere_sunspot-drawings_mcmath

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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Solar Imagery - Photosphere - Sunspot Drawings - McMath-Hulbert Observatory The McMath-Hulbert Observatory is a decommissioned solar observatory in Lake Angelus, Michigan, USA. It was established in 1929 as a private observatory by father and son Francis Charles McMath and Robert Raynolds McMath and their friend, Judge Henry Hulbert. In 1932 the observatory was deeded to the University of Michigan which operated it until 1981, at which time it was sold into private ownership again (Wikipedia). The daily sunspot drawings in this collection were prepared by professional observatory staff and provided to the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center as a member of the World Data Service for Geophysics, Boulder (formerly the World Data Center-A) for permanent archive and public distribution. The available data is from June 24, 1942 to December 31, 1960. Drawings are not available for all days presumably limited by viewing conditions (weather) and other factors. The original paper records were digitized through the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP). Users of these data are kindly requested to acknowledge the McMath-Hulbert Observatory and the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 Collection included as a part of the NGDC Official Archive.
  • 2014-07-18
1 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.
  • 2007
1 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.
  • 2007
1 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.
  • 2007
1 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.
  • 2007
1 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.
  • 2007
1 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
  • 2007
1 Solar Imagery - Photosphere - Sunspot Drawings - McMath-Hulbert Observatory
  • 2014-07-18
Sunspot Drawings from the McMath-Hulbert Observatory(1942-1960)
1 Solar Imagery: Photosphere: Sunspot Drawings: McMath
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    CI_Series

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    CI_ResponsibleParty

    Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
    1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce resourceProvider
    1 Tom Hagen McMath-Hulbert Observatory epsilonlyra@juno.com resourceProvider http://www.mcmathhulbert.org/
    1 Users of these data are kindly requested to acknowledge the McMath-Hulbert Observatory and the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) originator
    2 William Denig DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce solar.ngdc@noaa.gov pointOfContact
    1 William Denig DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce solar.ngdc@noaa.gov distributor http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/photosphere/sunspot-drawings/mcmath/
    1 William Denig DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce solar.ngdc@noaa.gov custodian
    1 William Denig NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway solar.ngdc@noaa.gov processor
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    CI_OnlineResource

    Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
    1 http://www.mcmathhulbert.org/ McMath-Hulbert Observatory The McMath-Hulbert Solar Observatory is a decommissioned solar observatory in Lake Angelus, Michigan, USA. It was established in 1929 as a private observatory by father and son Francis Charles McMath and Robert Raynolds McMath and their friend, Judge Henry Hulbert. In 1932 the observatory was deeded to the University of Michigan which operated it until 1981, at which time it was sold into private ownership again. (Wikipedia)
    2 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/photosphere/sunspot-drawings/mcmath/ McMath-Hulbert Observatory Sunspot Drawings Daily sunspot drawings (Text09) download
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    MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

    Count Component Code
    2
    1 Sunspot Drawings from the McMath-Hulbert Observatory(1942-1960)
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    EX_Extent

    Bounding Box Temporal Extent
    Count Component Description West East North South Start End
    1 This collection of daily sunspot drawings was provided by the McMath-Hulbert Observatory. The Observatory is located near Lake Angelus, Michigan (U.S.A.) at coordinates 42.70 degrees North and 83.32 degrees West. -82. -83. 43. 42. 1942-06-24 1960-12-31
    1 1942-06-24 1960-12-30
    1 1972 2010
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    EX_GeographicBoundingBox

    Count Component West East North South
    1 -82. -83. 43. 42.
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    EX_TemporalExtent

    Count Component Start End
    1 1942-06-24 1960-12-31
    1 1942-06-24 1960-12-30
    1 1972 2010
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    MD_Format

    Count Component Name Version specification
    1 PDF Online daily drawings provided in Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf)
    1 TIFF Archived daily drawings provided in Tagged Image File Format (tif)
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    MD_Medium

    Count Component Name mediumFormat mediumNote
    1
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    MD_Constraints

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    MD_ReferenceSystem

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    MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

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    MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

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    MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

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    MD_Dimension

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    MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

    Count Component Attribute Description Content Type
    1
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    MD_Band or MI_Band

    Count Component Identifier Descriptor
    1 This dataset consists of daily sunspot drawings covering the period from 1942 to 1960.
    1 Collection consists of daily sunspot drawings professionally prepared staff at the McMath-Hulbert Observatory (1942-1960)
    1
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    MI_RangeElementDescription

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    MD_AggregateInformation

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    LE_Source or LI_Source

    Count Component Title Date Description
    1 Collection included as a part of the NGDC Official Archive. 2014-07-18 The NOAA Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division is responsible for managing this collection.
    1 Solar Imagery: Photosphere: Sunspot Drawings: McMath Collection - McMath-Hulbert Observatory Daily Sunspot Drawings.
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    LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

    Count Component DateTime Description
    1 (Text16)
    1 2014-05-18T00:00:00 Original paper records were professionally digitized through the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP)
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    MI_Operation

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    MI_Platform

    Count Component Code Description
    1 Solar observatories
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    MI_Instrument

    Count Component Code Type Description
    2
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