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File Identifier: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02897
Metadata Date Stamp: 2014-04-15
Organization: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Organization Role: pointOfContact
Identification Information
Title: National Marine Fisheries Service Grain Size Data from the Baltimore Canyon Trough
Dataset Publication Date: 1982-06-01
Abstract: Grain size analyses produced by Robert Reid of the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service for the NOAA/BLM Outer Continental Shelf Mid-Atlantic Project, Baltimore Canyon Trough Area. Grain size analyses were originally contributed in the historic NODC 003 format for 113 sea floor samples collected from May 22-27, 1974 by the Mt. Mitchell on cruise BC7401. Data include collecting institution, ship, cruise, sample id, latitude/longitude, date of collection, water depth, sampling device, method of analysis, sample weight, sampled interval, raw weight percentages of sediment, within a given phi range. Some samples also have percentages of total gravel, sand, silt, clay, and statistical measurements such as mean, median, skewness, kurtosis, and standard deviation of grain size. These data are part of the larger NGDC digital grain size database.
Credit Robert Reid, NOAA-National Marine Fisheries Service, BLM and NOAA funding
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: point
Browse Graphic
Browse Graphic URL: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/geolin/preview03095002.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: -73.63
South Bounding Latitude: 38.636
East Bounding Longitude: -70.021
North Bounding Latitude: 39.513
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Beginning Date: 1974-05-22
Ending Date: 1974-05-27
Data Quality Information
Scope (quality information applies to): Dataset
Data History: Lineage prior to transfer to NGDC is unknown
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: carla.j.moore@noaa.gov
Telephone: (303) 497-6339
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Distribution Information
Format Name: ASCII
Distribution Link: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/mt._mitchell/03095002/
Distribution Link Function: Information
Metadata Reference Information
Acquisition Information
Instrument: various
Platform: SHIPS > SHIPS
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