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File Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G01019
Metadata Date Stamp: 2015-12-31
Identification Information
Title: Chemical Composition of Ferromanganese Crusts in the World Ocean: A Review and Comprehensive Database. U.S. Geological Survey.
Dataset Publication Date: 1991-12-31
Abstract: The USGS Ferromanganese Crust data set was compiled by F.T. Manheim and C.M. Lane-Bostwick of the U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA. The data set consists of tables corresponding the USGS Open-File Report 89-020 "Chemical Composition of Ferromanganese Crusts in the World Oceans: A Review and Comprehensive Database." Data include excerpts from the SIO nodule file, the NOAA and MMS marine minerals data base, Japanese sources, a Ph.D. thesis, analyses performed at the Bureau of Mines, and analyses performed at other laboratories under the direction of the USGS. These data are also included on the NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals CD-ROM data set released by the former National Geophysical Data Center (now NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information) in October of 1992. The USGS crust are also available for download from NCEI's Web site.
Credit Frank T. Manheim and Candace M. Lane-Bostwick, U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole, MA
Constraints 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.
Data Type: Vector
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Browse Graphic Caption: sample locations in study area
Browse Graphic Type: GIF
Data Theme
Theme Topics: Geological and Geophysical, Oceans and Estuaries
Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -179.745
South Bounding Latitude: -25.643
East Bounding Longitude: 179.288
North Bounding Latitude: 39.385
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Beginning Date: 1990-10-31
Ending Date: 1990-10-31
Data Quality Information
Scope (quality information applies to): Dataset
Data History: lineage prior to transfer to NCEI is unknown.
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