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NOS-National Current Observation Program (NCOP)
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    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.nosa:NOS-NCOP
    language:
      LanguageCode:  eng
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
    contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
        individualName:  Anju Shah
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                voice:  303-497-6939
            address:  (CI_Address)
                deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway street
                city:  Boulder
                administrativeArea:  Colorado
                postalCode:  80305
                electronicMailAddress:  Anju.Shah@noaa.gov
        role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
    dateStamp:  2009-10-14
    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:  (MD_ReferenceSystem)
        referenceSystemIdentifier:  (RS_Identifier)
            authority:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2008-11-12
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  European Petroleum Survey Group
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://www.epsg-registry.org/
                            name:  European Petroleum Survey Group Geodetic Parameter Dataset
                            description:  Registry that accesses the EPSG Geodetic Parameter Dataset, which is a structured dataset of Coordinate Reference Systems and Coordinate Transformations.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
                    role:
            code:  urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
            version:  6.18.3
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        extensionOnLineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
            linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/metadata/published/xsd/schema/resources/extensions/MD_MetadataExtensionInformation.xml
            applicationProfile:  xml
            name:  MD_MetadataExtensionInformation.xml
            description:  Metadata Extension Information
            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  NOS-National Current Observation Program (NCOP)
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2009-10-14
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  (301) 713-2813 ext. 123
                        facsimile:  (301) 713-4500
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  NOAA's National Ocean Service SSMC4, Room 13632 1305 East-West Hwy
                        city:  Silver Spring
                        administrativeArea:  Maryland
                        postalCode:  20910-3281
                        country:  United States
                        electronicMailAddress: http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/email_form.shtml?contact=co-ops.userservices
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
        abstract:  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/ National Ocean Service's (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) manages the National Current Observation Program (NCOP) to collect, analyze and distribute observations and predictions of currents.
        purpose:  The program's goals are to ensure safe, efficient and environmentally sound maritime commerce and to support environmental needs such as HAZMAT response. The principal product generated by this program is information used to maintain and update the Tidal Current Tables.
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        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Stone, Peter
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            positionName:
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  (301)713-2890 x149
                    facsimile:  (301)713-4437
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  1305 East West Hwy
                    city:  Silver Spring
                    administrativeArea:  MD
                    postalCode:  20910-3281
                    country:
                    electronicMailAddress:  peter.stone@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  8:00 to 4:30 PM, Eastern
                contactInstructions:  Contact Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Mero, Tom
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            positionName:  NCOP Point of Contact
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  301-713-2897 x 145
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    electronicMailAddress:  tom.mero@noaa.gov
                contactInstructions:  Contact not found in NOAA Staff Directory on 6/17/2011
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) continual
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: http://www.nosa.noaa.gov/image/nos/ncop.jpg
            fileDescription:  NOS-NCOP image
            fileType:  JPEG
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Vertical Location > Sea Surface
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Alaska
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > California
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Great Lakes
            keyword:  Geographic Region > Western Hemisphere
            keyword:  Geographic Region > Northern Hemisphere
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Puerto Rico
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
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                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
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                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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                    organisationName:
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                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Oceans > Coastal Processes > Intertidal Zone
            keyword:  Oceans > Coastal Processes > Estuaries
            keyword:  Oceans > Tides > Tidal Currents
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Science Keywords
                date:
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
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                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > ADCP > Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
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                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
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                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DOC > U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC > NOAA > National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NOSA > NOAA Observing Systems Architecture, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS > Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) dataCenter
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2008-02-07
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                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
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                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  In Situ Land-based Platforms > OCEAN PLATFORM/OCEAN STATIONS > COASTAL STATIONS
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) platform
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
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                    organisationName:  NASA
                    positionName:  GCMD User Support Office
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                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
                            name:  GCMD Feedback Form
                            description:  Have a Comment for the GCMD?
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                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD Keywords Page
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
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                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useLimitation:  None
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        spatialRepresentationType:  (MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode) textTable
        language:
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        characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        environmentDescription:  DATA_SOURCE=101717 TABLE_NAME=NOS_NCOP_TSQP OBSERVING_SYSTEM_ID=168
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                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
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    metadataConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
        useLimitation:  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.
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        maintenanceNote:  This record was translated from FGDC in the NMMR on 2009-12-31 09:15:40.0.
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