Marine Geology Data
BLM/OCS Southern California Studies
NGDC Data Set G02881
NOTE: PLEASE CITE ORIGINAL REFERENCE WHEN USING THESE DATA
Data in this file were produced by Science Applications Inc., prime contractor on the Bureau of Land Management/Outer Continental Shelf- Southern California studies (BLM/OCS). The data were received at NGDC via NODC on August 19, 1997. Documentation has been transcribed to the README file accompanying the data. No paper report exists. Additional data codes and documentation are in poor, extremely hard to read condition. Some parts of the documentation are available in the .pdf file referenced above.
There are known problems in these data files, including truncation of records past the 80th column in the first file (Benthic Sediment Characteristics). Other problems exist in device codes and analyses that were unable to be resolved by multiple exchanges with the contributors. Other problems not mentioned may exist in the data, including variations from the specified formats.
SEARCHABLE DATA INVENTORY
NGDC/WDC GMG, Boulder archives a wide variety of digital marine geology data collections, paper reports, microfilm, etc. containing sediment and hardrock data. Many of the digital files are available for direct download. Sample-by-sample inventory information for all data, regardless of format available from NGDC are fully searchable through the marine geology inventory (GEOLIN).