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SPECMAP Archive NO.1 - Climate Times Series, Downcore and Core-top Data
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      LanguageCode:  eng; USA
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    contact:  pointOfContact - DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    dateStamp:  2015-12-31
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    spatialRepresentationInfo:  (MD_VectorSpatialRepresentation)
        geometricObjects:  (MD_GeometricObjects)
            geometricObjectType:  (MD_GeometricObjectTypeCode) point
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    referenceSystemInfo:  European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) Geodetic Parameter Registry
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  SPECMAP Archive NO.1 - Climate Times Series, Downcore and Core-top Data
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1991-12-31
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1991-12-31
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) revision
            edition:  First
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  Andrew Duffy
                organisationName:  Brown University
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  John Imbrie
                organisationName:  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  Alan Mix
                organisationName:  Oregon State University
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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            presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) tableDigital
            series:  (CI_Series)
                name:  Marine Geology and Geophysics (MGG)
                issueIdentification:  MGG 44995001/SPECMAP Archive No. 1
        abstract:  The SPECMAP Archive No.1 was compiled by Brown University under the direction of A. Duffy and J. Imbrie with the assistance of A.C. Mix and A. Mcintyre, and funded by the National Science Foundation. The SPECMAP Archive No.1 contains climate times series of the past 400,000 years, and basic downcore and core-top data from which these time series were derived for 17 sediment cores from the Atlantic Ocean. Downcore records include (1) quantitative data on planktonic species and assemblages which reflect conditions in the surface waters of the Atlantic ocean; (2) measurements of 0-18, C-13 difference (planktic and benthic), and Cd/Ca. The age model used to transform each downcore record into a time series by correlation of its O-18 record with the published O-18 chronology of Imbrie et al. (1984) is given. Time series with uniformly spaced samples may be calculated by linear interpolation. The Archive No. 1 contains 101 files, including documentation and bibliographic information. The SPECMAR Archive No. 1 is available for direct ftp download from NCDC. The SPECMAP Archive No. 1 was originally submitted to NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) for archive and was subsequently transferred to NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) Paleoclimatology Group for stewardship..
        purpose:  Paleoceanographic Research
        credit:  Dr. Andrew Duffy, Brown University, Dr. John Imbrie, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Dr. Alan C. Mix, Oregon State University, and SPECMAP team members. The National Science Foundation (NSF).
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            maintenanceNote:  Completed data set, no additions planned.
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            keyword:  SPECMAP > Mapping Spectral Variability in Global Climate Project
            keyword:  ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2017-04-24
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                edition:  8.5
                citedResponsibleParty:  GCMD Landing Page
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            keyword:  Scientific archives
            keyword:  Electronic records
            keyword:  Oceanography
            keyword:  Ocean bottom
            keyword:  Geology
            keyword:  Submarine geology
            keyword:  Marine sediments
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
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        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Marine geology
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                date: (unknown)
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                            description:  The SeaDataNet Vocabulary Server is populated with lists describing a wide range of entities relevant to marine metadata and data such as parameters, sea area names, platform classes, instrument types, and so on.
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            keyword:  Sea-floor characteristics
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            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ocean/Lake Records > Isotopes
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            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Paleoclimate > Ocean/Lake Records > Microfossils
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            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > Marine Sediments > Stratigraphic Sequence
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                    date:  2017-04-24
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                edition:  8.5
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            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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            keyword:  GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL OCEAN
            keyword:  VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA FLOOR
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2017-04-24
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                edition:  8.5
                citedResponsibleParty:  GCMD Landing Page
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  Please cite the originator of the data set, the date downloaded, and the National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA, as the source of the data.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
            useConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            otherConstraints:  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.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_SecurityConstraints)
            classification:  (MD_ClassificationCode) unclassified
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_LegalConstraints)
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            otherConstraints:  Access to this dataset is unrestricted.
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            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title: (inapplicable)
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2015-10-05
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                      Anchor:  Archive Archive
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                    organisationName:  National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA
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                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
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                            linkage: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/paleoclimatology-data/datasets
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                            applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                            name:  Parent Archive
                            description:  Information about the Paleoclimatology Data Archive at NCEI.
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                            linkage: https://data.noaa.gov/harvest/850a876a-3f44-456f-9599-430b9b10b34d
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                            applicationProfile:  Web Browser
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                            description:  More marine geology data sets in data.noaa.gov stewarded by NOAA/NCEI.
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                  Anchor:  NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF
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        language:
          LanguageCode:  eng; USA
        characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) UTF8
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        environmentDescription:  Native Dataset Environment: ASCII text
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  Global ocean floor
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -83.933
                eastBoundLongitude:  160.483
                southBoundLatitude:  -43.517
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                    description:  Publication Date
                    beginPosition:  1990-12-31
                    endPosition:  1990-12-31
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                verticalCRS: (missing)
        supplementalInformation:  Data also available through the World Data Center for Paleoclimatrology
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    contentInfo:  (MD_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
          RecordType:  The Latitude and Longitude (point) from which a sample of sediment or rock was collected from the sea floor or a lakebed.
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                attributeType: (unknown)
            descriptor:  Distance measured north or south from the equator. Distance north is positive, distance south is negative.
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            units:
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            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Longitude
                attributeType: (unknown)
            descriptor:  Longitude is measured from the Prime Meridian (which is the north/south line that runs through Greenwich, England), values measured east are positive and values measured west are negative.
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            units:
              UnitDefinition:
                identifier:  decimal degrees
                name:  decimal degrees
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    contentInfo:  (MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription)
        complianceCode:  false
        includedWithDataset:  true
        featureTypes:
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        featureCatalogueCitation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Documentation for the SPECMAP Archive No. 1 dataset.
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1990-12-31
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            otherCitationDetails:  Entities and attributes are completely described in a text file accompanying the dataset on download.
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  ASCII
            version: (unknown)
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                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        voice:  1-303-497-6280
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                        deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, Code E/NE31
                        city:  Boulder
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                        postalCode:  80305-3328
                        country:  USA
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                    hoursOfService:  8:00 - 5:00 Mountain
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                linkage: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/5815
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                dataset:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G00997
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy
            measureDescription: (unknown)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The horizontal accuracy of data values is approximately .001 degree of latitude/longitude.
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        report:  (DQ_QuantitativeAttributeAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Reliability
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Quality control was performed by the originator. NCEI performed basic out-of-range location testing.
            result: (unknown)
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            statement:  Data originally submitted to NOAA's former National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) then transferred to the former National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) Paleoclimatology for stewardship, both centers are now part of NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Processing and lineage prior to transmission to NGDC are unknown.
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                description:  Received data from originator
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  1991-12-31T00:00:00
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Andrew Duffy, John Imbrie, Alan Mix
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    dataQualityInfo:  NCEI repository history
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        dateOfNextUpdate:  2016-12-31
        maintenanceNote:  Metadata Review Date: 2016-12-31
        maintenanceNote:  This record was automatically modified on 2015-11-05 to include references to NCEI where applicable.
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            individualName:  Marine Geology Data Manager
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                    electronicMailAddress:  geology.info@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  7:30 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
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            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
            type:  instrument
            description:  Instrument Type: Sea floor and lakebed geologic sampling (coring, drilling, dredging, trawling, and/or grab sampling devices) and/or in situ measurements (cameras, visual observations, and/or recorders/loggers)
        platform:  In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS