Text View of ISO 19115/19115-2 Metadata with Links to Guidance on NOAA EDM WikiView Metadata As: Get Data, FAQ, HTML, 19139 XML

Assess Metadata For: Completeness, DOI Readiness, CSW Readiness, Components
referenceSystemInfo
metadataExtensionInfo
identificationInfo
identificationInfo
contentInfo
contentInfo
distributionInfo
dataQualityInfo
metadataConstraints
metadataMaintenance
acquisitionInformation

NOS-National Status and Trends Mussel Watch
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.nosa:NOS-NST-MUSSEL
    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:  2009-11-19
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata Part 2 Extensions for imagery and gridded data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
return to top
    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
return to top
    metadataExtensionInfo:  (MD_MetadataExtensionInformation)
        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
return to top
    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  NOS-National Status and Trends Mussel Watch
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2009-11-06
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  (301) 713-3074
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  NOAA's National Ocean Service SSMC4, Room 13632 1305 East-West Hwy
                        city:  Silver Spring
                        administrativeArea:  Maryland
                        postalCode:  20910
                        country:  United States
                        electronicMailAddress:  nos.info@noaa.gov
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/about/coast/nsandt/musselwatch.aspx
                        protocol:  http
                        applicationProfile:  Webpage
                        name:  NOS-NST MUSSEL Homepage
                        description:  Webpage containing all information relevent to NST-MUSSEL
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
        abstract:  Mussel Watch represents the longest running continuous contaminant monitoring program in U.S. coastal and Great Lakes waters. The project was developed to analyze chemical and biological contaminant trends in sediments and bivalve tissues collected at over 300 coastal sites from 1986 to present. Parameters monitored include sediment and bivalve tissue chemistry for over 100 organic and inorganic contaminants; bivalve histology; and Clostridium perfringens (pathogen) concentrations. This project regularly quantifies PAHs, PCBs, DDTs and its metabolites, TBT and its metabolites, chlorinated pesticides and toxic trace elements.
        purpose:  Mussel Watch supports NOAA ecosystem-based management through an integrated program of environmental monitoring, assessment, and research to describe the current status of pollution and to detect changes in the environmental quality of our nation's estuarine and coastal waters. These interrelated activities are designed to provide coastal managers with national context to measures of local and regional environmental condition. Outcomes include a status of contaminant concentrations around the U.S. including Alaska, Hawaii, and the Great Lakes, and Puerto Rico. Monitoring activities are designed to quantify and assess spatial and temporal trends in coastal contamination, and to provide a baseline to assess impacts of anthropogenic and natural events, including chemical spills, tropical storms, and hurricanes.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) onGoing
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Lauenstein, Gunnar
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            positionName:  Project Manager
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                    voice:  301-713-3028 x152
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    deliveryPoint:  1305 East West Highway SSMC-IV, N/SCI-1
                    city:  Silver Spring
                    administrativeArea:  MD
                    postalCode:  20910
                    country:  USA
                    electronicMailAddress:  Gunnar.Lauenstein@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
                contactInstructions:  Contact the Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) continual
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: http://www.nosa.noaa.gov/image/nos/mussel.jpg
            fileDescription:  Mussel
            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 > Alabama
            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 > Connecticut
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Delaware
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Florida
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Georgia
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Great Lakes
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Hawaii
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Illinois
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Indiana
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Louisiana
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Maine
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Maryland
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Michigan
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Mississippi
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > New Hampshire
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > New Jersey
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > New York
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > North Carolina
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Ohio
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Oregon
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Rhode Island
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > South Carolina
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Texas
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Virginia
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States Of America > Washington
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea > Puerto Rico
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Location 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)
                    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 > FIELD INVESTIGATION
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) platform
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Platform 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)
                    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:  NS&T > National Status and Trends Program
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Project 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)
                    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/NCCOS > National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NOS/NCCOS/CCMA > Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment, 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
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                identifier:
                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)
                    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:  Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Contaminants
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Contaminants
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Hydrocarbons
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Toxic Chemicals
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Inorganic Matter
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Organic Matter
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Trace Metals
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Suspended Solids
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Oxygen
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > pH
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Water Quality/Water Chemistry > Dissolved Solids
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Wetlands
            keyword:  Terrestrial Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Lakes
            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)
                    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/Laboratory Instruments >Chemical Meters/Analyzers > PH METERS
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) instrument
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Instrument 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)
                    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
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useLimitation:  None
            otherConstraints:  None
        spatialRepresentationType:  (MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode) textTable
        language:
          LanguageCode:  eng
        characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) environment
        environmentDescription:  DATA_SOURCE=101717 TABLE_NAME=NOS_NST_MUSSEL_TSQP
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL.boundingExtent
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -159.36
                eastBoundLongitude:  -66.18
                southBoundLatitude:  17.94
                northBoundLatitude:  61.13
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    begin:
                      TimeInstant:
                        timePosition:  20030601
                    end:
                      TimeInstant:
                        timePosition:
            verticalElement:
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NJ.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -75.49
                eastBoundLongitude:  -73.98
                southBoundLatitude:  38.98
                northBoundLatitude:  40.49
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  AK.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -152.62
                eastBoundLongitude:  -131.55
                southBoundLatitude:  55.29
                northBoundLatitude:  61.13
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  CA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -124.24
                eastBoundLongitude:  -117.13
                southBoundLatitude:  32.59
                northBoundLatitude:  41.75
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  AL.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -88.13
                eastBoundLongitude:  -88.04
                southBoundLatitude:  30.32
                northBoundLatitude:  30.59
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  PR.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -67.18
                eastBoundLongitude:  -66.18
                southBoundLatitude:  17.94
                northBoundLatitude:  18.01
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  MA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -71.04
                eastBoundLongitude:  -69.95
                southBoundLatitude:  41.48
                northBoundLatitude:  42.66
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  VA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -76.96
                eastBoundLongitude:  -75.38
                southBoundLatitude:  37.07
                northBoundLatitude:  38.22
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  WI.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -87.9
                eastBoundLongitude:  -87.81
                southBoundLatitude:  43.03
                northBoundLatitude:  44.64
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  OH.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -83.23
                eastBoundLongitude:  -80.72
                southBoundLatitude:  41.39
                northBoundLatitude:  41.92
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  MD.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -76.93
                eastBoundLongitude:  -76.12
                southBoundLatitude:  38.28
                northBoundLatitude:  39.16
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  GA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -81.31
                eastBoundLongitude:  -80.88
                southBoundLatitude:  31.32
                northBoundLatitude:  32.02
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  MI.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -86.35
                eastBoundLongitude:  -82.44
                southBoundLatitude:  41.96
                northBoundLatitude:  45.21
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  ME.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -70.47
                eastBoundLongitude:  -68.73
                southBoundLatitude:  43.35
                northBoundLatitude:  44.46
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  IL.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -87.89
                eastBoundLongitude:  -87.77
                southBoundLatitude:  42.24
                northBoundLatitude:  42.36
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NH.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -70.89
                eastBoundLongitude:  -70.77
                southBoundLatitude:  43.06
                northBoundLatitude:  43.18
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  DE.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -75.46
                eastBoundLongitude:  -75.12
                southBoundLatitude:  38.78
                northBoundLatitude:  39.33
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NY.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -79.28
                eastBoundLongitude:  -72.12
                southBoundLatitude:  40.52
                northBoundLatitude:  44.14
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  RI.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -71.59
                eastBoundLongitude:  -71.23
                southBoundLatitude:  41.2
                northBoundLatitude:  41.68
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  SC.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -79.91
                eastBoundLongitude:  -79.2
                southBoundLatitude:  32.75
                northBoundLatitude:  33.24
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  LA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -93.91
                eastBoundLongitude:  -89.07
                southBoundLatitude:  29.09
                northBoundLatitude:  30.06
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  FL.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -87.19
                eastBoundLongitude:  -80.15
                southBoundLatitude:  24.66
                northBoundLatitude:  30.52
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  WA.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -124.73
                eastBoundLongitude:  -122.23
                southBoundLatitude:  46.28
                northBoundLatitude:  48.99
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  TX.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -97.38
                eastBoundLongitude:  -94.74
                southBoundLatitude:  26.04
                northBoundLatitude:  29.7
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  IN.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -87.51
                eastBoundLongitude:  -87.5
                southBoundLatitude:  41.7
                northBoundLatitude:  41.73
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  MS.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -89.33
                eastBoundLongitude:  -88.59
                southBoundLatitude:  30.3
                northBoundLatitude:  30.39
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  CT.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -73.42
                eastBoundLongitude:  -72.34
                southBoundLatitude:  41.05
                northBoundLatitude:  41.27
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  HI.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -159.36
                eastBoundLongitude:  -157.78
                southBoundLatitude:  21.32
                northBoundLatitude:  21.96
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NC.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -78
                eastBoundLongitude:  -75.63
                southBoundLatitude:  33.92
                northBoundLatitude:  35.89
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  OR.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -124.33
                eastBoundLongitude:  -123.88
                southBoundLatitude:  43.35
                northBoundLatitude:  46.23
        supplementalInformation:  Since 1986, Mussel Watch has monitored chemical contaminants in oysters and mussels and in sediments. Mussel Watch sites are selected to be representative of large coastal areas and to avoid small-scale patches of contamination, or "hot spots." For this reason, its data can be used to compare contaminant concentrations across space and time to determine which coastal regions are at greatest risk in terms of environmental quality. Presently, over 280 U.S. coastal and estuarine sites are sampled for bivalve biennially and for sediments once every decade. Bivalve and sediment samples are collected from three stations at each site (stations are generally within 100 m of a site center). Tissue contaminant concentrations are measured in several bivalve species. Initially, NS&T Mussel Watch Project based its suite of measured contaminants on an earlier EPA Mussel Watch Program and reoccupied 50 sites from that Program. The Mussel Watch Project determines concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners, several pesticides, butyltins, and certain toxic elements in sediment and bivalve samples from the coastal waters of the US. Click here for the Mussel Watch contaminants list. The data are used for determining the extent and temporal trends of chemical contamination on a nationwide basis and identifying which coastal areas are at greater risk in terms of environmental quality. Mussel Watch sites are designed to describe national and regional distributions of contamination. Mussel Watch sites are selected to represent large coastal areas and to avoid small-scale patches of contamination, or "hot spots." Non-urban sites selected for monitoring are generally 10 to 100 km apart.
return to top
    identificationInfo:  (SV_ServiceIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  NOSA Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2009-10-13
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
        abstract:  WMS map service for NOSA observing system networks.
        pointOfContact:  (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) pointOfContact
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
            keyword:  DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Services 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)
                    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
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  None
            useLimitation:  None
        serviceType:
          LocalName:  Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
        serviceTypeVersion:  1.1.1
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  NOSA_WMS.boundingGeographicBoundingBox
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
        couplingType:  (SV_CouplingType) tight
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  Get Capabilities
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/soap/nosa/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
                name:  NGDC NOSA Data Bases Web Map Service (WMS)
                description:  Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for NOSA Data Bases
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
return to top
    contentInfo:  (MI_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode) referenceInformation
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Latitude
                attributeType:
                  TypeName:
                    aName:  Real
            descriptor:  Latitude is measured from the equator, with positive values going north and negative values going south.
            maxValue:
              Real:  61.13
            minValue:
              Real:  17.94
            units:
              BaseUnit:
                identifier:  decimal degrees
                unitsSystem:
            scaleFactor:
              Real:  1
return to top
    contentInfo:  (MI_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode) referenceInformation
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Longitude
                attributeType:
                  TypeName:
                    aName:  Real
            descriptor:  Longitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the longitude that runs through Greenwich, England), with positive values going east and negative values going west.
            maxValue:
              Real:  -66.18
            minValue:
              Real:  -159.36
            units:
              BaseUnit:
                identifier:  decimal degrees
                unitsSystem:
            scaleFactor:
              Real:  1
return to top
    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  PNG
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://arcgis.ngdc.noaa.gov/maps/nosa/
                    protocol:  http
                    name:  NOAA Observing System Architecture ArcGIS Map Viewer
                    description:  Map viewer for all NOSA observing systems
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
                version:  1.0
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_1=l&op_2=l&t=400282&s=1&d=160&sourceId=101717
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Google Earth
                    name:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL on Google Earth
                    description:  IDB generated KML view of all NOS-NST-MUSSEL locations
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=l&v_0=National%20Ocean%20Service-National%20Status%20and%20Trends%20Mussel%20Watch%20Program&op_1=l&v_1=&op_2=l&v_2=&op_3=l&v_3=&t=400239&s=28&d=307&d=326&d=308&sourceId=101717
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Google Maps
                    name:  Google Map of NOS-NST-MUSSEL on NOSA
                    description:  Google Map of IDB generated KML file of NOS-NST-MUSSEL on a NOSA Webpage
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=http:%2F%2Fwww.ngdc.noaa.gov%2Fnndc%2Fstruts%2Fresults%3Fop_1%3Dl%26op_2%3Dl%26t%3D400282%26s%3D1%26d%3D160>sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=62.870523,135.263672&ie=UTF8&ll=31.353637,-34.980469&spn=164.113507,360&t=h&z=2
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Google Maps
                    name:  Google Map of NOS-NST-MUSSEL on Google Maps
                    description:  Google Map of IDB generated KML file of NOS-NST-MUSSEL on a Google Maps Webpage
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  Lauenstein, Gunnar
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS > National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                positionName:  Project Manager
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  301-713-3028 x152
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  1305 East West Highway SSMC-IV, N/SCI-1
                        city:  Silver Spring
                        administrativeArea:  MD
                        postalCode:  20910
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  Gunnar.Lauenstein@noaa.gov
                    hoursOfService:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern
                    contactInstructions:  Contact the Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/about/coast/nsandt/musselwatch.aspx
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  NOS-National Status and Trends Mussel Watch (NST-MUSSEL)
                    name:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL Homepage
                    description:  Webpage containing all information relevent to NOS-NST-MUSSEL
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=eq&v_0=National%20Ocean%20Service-National%20Status%20and%20Trends%20Mussel%20Watch%20Program&op_1=l&t=400239&s=51&d=307&d=305&d=301&d=303&d=416&d=304&d=30&d=320&d=308&no_data=suppress&sourceId=101717
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Webpage
                    name:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL All Capabilities Webpage
                    description:  Webpage containing all of NOSA's mapping capabilities and information for NOS-NST-MUSSEL
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?BBOX=-180%2C-90%2C180%2C90&queryTimeout=120&no_data=suppress&SRS=EPSG%3A4326&s=1&d=1&t=400282&sourceId=101717
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Webpage
                    name:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL Station Search Results
                    description:  IDB Station Search Result Set for NOSA-NOS-NST-MUSSEL
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (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) pointOfContact
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                fees:  None
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version:
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/tableMetadata.jsp?table=NOSA.NOS_NST_MUSSEL_TSQP&sourceId=101717
                    protocol:  http
                    applicationProfile:  Webpage
                    name:  NOS-NST-MUSSEL Table Metadata
                    description:  IDB Table Metadata for NOSA.NOS_NST_MUSSEL_TSQPP
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
return to top
    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode)
            extent:  #boundingExtent
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                dataset:  gov.noaa.nosa:NOS-NST-MUSSEL
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            nameOfMeasure:  FGDC Logical Consistency Report
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                value:
                  Record: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/tableMetadata.jsp?table=NOSA.NOS_NST_MUSSEL_TSQP&sourceId=101717
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Unknown
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Download
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-05-16T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  Froehlich, David
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    positionName:  NOSA Geospatial/Metadata Contact
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  (000) 000-0000
                            facsimile:  (000) 000-000
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  NESDIS/NGDC E/GC 325 Broadway
                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  CO
                            postalCode:  80305-3328
                            country:  USA
                            electronicMailAddress:  nosa.info@noaa.gov
                        hoursOfService:  7:30-5:00 Mountain
                        contactInstructions:  Contact the National Geophysical Data Center
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) processor
                source:  #src_Download
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Station Information
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Station Information Download
                    date:
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://ccma.nos.noaa.gov/about/coast/nsandt/musselwatch.aspx
                                protocol:  http
                                applicationProfile:  Webpage
                                name:  Station information
                                description:  Station information download
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
return to top
    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.
        otherConstraints:  None
return to top
    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  This record was translated from FGDC in the NMMR on 2009-12-31 09:15:49.0.
return to top
    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                authority:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NASA/GCMD Instrument 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)
                        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
                code:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments >Chemical Meters/Analyzers > PH METERS
            type:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
            description:  PH METERS
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                authority:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NASA/GCMD Project 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)
                        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
                code:  NS&T > National Status and Trends Program
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) onGoing
            type:  (MI_OperationTypeCode) real
            parentOperation:
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                authority:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NASA/GCMD Platform 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)
                        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
                code:  In Situ Land-based Platforms > FIELD INVESTIGATION
            description:  FIELD INVESTIGATION
            instrument:  #instrument_7C098FD7F197BC1CE040AC8C5AB43694