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Solar/Space Environment Data (Satellites)
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.swx:space-environment
    language:  eng; U.S.A.
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) nonGeographicDataset
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
        individualName:  Daniel Wilkinson
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                voice:  303 497-6137
                facsimile:  303 497-6513
            address:  (CI_Address)
                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway
                city:  Boulder
                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                postalCode:  80305-3337
                country:  U.S.A.
                electronicMailAddress:  daniel.c.wilkinson@noaa.gov
            hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
        role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
    dateStamp:  2013-02-19
    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/Space Environment Data (Satellites)
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2012-10-14
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  spaceEnvironmentMonitor
            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:  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) monitors the geospace and solar environments using a variety of space weather sensors aboard its fleet of operational satellites.
        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.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) underDevelopment
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Daniel Wilkinson
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  (303) 497-6137
                    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:  daniel.c.wilkinson@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName:  ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/space-weather/satellite-data/documentation/browse_goesr_satellite.jpg
            fileDescription:  NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, Series R (credit: Lockheed Martin)
            fileType:  Joint Photographic Experts Group (jpg) format
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Earth Science > Sun-Earth Interactions
            keyword:  Earth Science > Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity
            keyword:  Earth Science > Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Energetic Particle Flux
            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
            keyword:  Space > Earth Magnetic Field
            keyword:  Space > Solar Region
            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/Space Observing Instruments
            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/Space Observing Satellites
            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 Service 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:  Solar and space environmental data from NOAA operational satellites.
            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:
        supplementalInformation:  Datasets includes solar/space environmental data from NOAA GOES, POES and DSCOVR [TBD] spacecraft (a)
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    contentInfo:  (MI_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode)
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Geospace and solar environments
                attributeType:
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            descriptor:  Datasets includes solar/space environmental data from NOAA GOES, POES and DSCOVR [TBD] spacecraft (b)
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            units:
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  NetCDF
            version:
            specification:  Data are available in Network Common Data Form.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  CSV
            version:
            specification:  Data are available in Comma-separated Values (text) format.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  PDF
            version:
            specification:  Documentation available in Portable Document Format.
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  Daniel Wilkinson
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  (303) 497-6137
                        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:  daniel.c.wilkinson@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:  Satellites day files
            transferSize:
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/goes/index.html
                name:  GOES SEM
                description:  Space Environment Monitor (SEM) data from the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://sxi.ngdc.noaa.gov/
                name:  GOES SXI
                description:  Solar X-ray Imager data from the NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/poes/index.html
                name:  POES SEM
                description:  Space Environment Monitor (SEM) data from the NOAA Polar Operational Environment Satellites (POES)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Space_Climate_Observatoryl
                name:  DSCOVR
                description:  Solar Wind and Interplanetary Data from the NOAA Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/spaceweather.html
                name:  DMSP
                description:  Space environment data (SSJ/SSIES/SSM) from the USAF Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/anomaly/satelliteanomaly.html
                name:  Spacecraft Anomalies
                description:  A variety of data and tools related to space weather effects on satellites
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
            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) information
            offLine:  (MD_Medium)
                name:  (MD_MediumNameCode)
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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:
        report:  (DQ_DomainConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_FormatConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  TBD - verbage (FormatConsistency)
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  TBD - verbage (AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Datasets prepared by professional staff within the Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division at the National Geophysical Data Center.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_GriddedDataPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Supporting metatdata included, as available.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  TBD - verbage (AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            result:
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Authoritative data provided by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center.
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  TBD - verbage (ProcessStep)
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2013-02-19T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  Daniel Wilkinson
                    organisationName:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC2 325 Broadway
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  (303) 497-6137
                            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:  daniel.c.wilkinson@noaa.gov
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NOAA Solar/Space Environmental Data
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  303 497-6137
                                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:  1974-07-01
                            endPosition:  2013-02-18
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        dateOfNextUpdate:  2013-12-30
        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:  Daniel Wilkinson
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  303 497-6137
                    facsimile:  303 497-6513
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    postalCode:  80305-3337
                    country:  U.S.A.
                    electronicMailAddress:  daniel.c.wilkinson@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:  NOAA Operational Satellites
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:
                type:  Space Environmental Data