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File Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G00128
Metadata Date Stamp: 2014-09-24
Organization: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Organization Role: pointOfContact
Identification Information
Title: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Ferromanganese Nodule Analysis File - IDOE Portion
Dataset Publication Date: 1981-12-31
Abstract: The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) compiled data on the geochemistry of marine ferromanganese nodules, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE). Data were collected under the Manganese Nodule (MNNOD) and Deep Ocean Mining Environmental Studies (DOMES) programs. This SIO compilation includes data from 442 dredge and grab samples and 419 cores collected at 861 sea floor locations worldwide. Additional, non-IDOE, data compiled by SIO are not included. Data were abstracted by SIO staff from the literature, and other sources, including personal communications. The five files include data sources, latitude/longitude, sampling device, water depth, nodule type, weight percentages of selected elements, and bibliographic references. These data are also available as part of the NGDC marine minerals database and corresponding NOAA & MMS Marine Minerals CDROM data set released by NGDC in 1992.
Credit Cite as: Frazer, Jane and Mary Fisk (1981): Scripps Institution of Oceanography Ferromanganese Nodule Analysis File - IDOE Portion. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5TB14TS
Constraints Cite as: Frazer, Jane and Mary Fisk (1981): Scripps Institution of Oceanography Ferromanganese Nodule Analysis File - IDOE Portion. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5TB14TS
Data Type: Vector
Browse Graphic
Browse Graphic URL: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/geolin/preview15995013.gif
Browse Graphic Caption: sample locations in study area
Browse Graphic Type: GIF
Data Theme
Theme Topics: Geological and Geophysical, Oceans and Estuaries
Reference System Information
Reference System URN: urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -179.716
South Bounding Latitude: -65.616
East Bounding Longitude: 179.883
North Bounding Latitude: 56.166
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Beginning Date: 1950-01-01
Ending Date: 1976-12-31
Data Quality Information
Scope (quality information applies to): Dataset
Data History: The compilation was produced by the staff of Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Contact Information
Organization: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact Position: Marine Geology Data Manager
Address: 325 Broadway, Mail Code E/GC3
City: Boulder
State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
Email: geology.info@noaa.gov
Telephone: (303) 497-6339
Fax: (303) 497-6513
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Format Name: ASCII
Format Version: UTF-8
Distribution Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.7289/V5TB14TS
Distribution Link Function: Information
Metadata Reference Information
Acquisition Information
Instrument: In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
Platform: In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
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