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W00126: NOS Hydrographic Survey , Outside Source Data Surveys Conducted in 2002, 2002-06-17

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has the statutory mandate to collect hydrographic data in support of nautical chart compilation for safe navigation and to provide background data for engineers, scientific, and other commercial and industrial activities. Hydrographic survey data primarily consist of water depths, but may also include features (e.g. rocks, wrecks), navigation aids, shoreline identification, and bottom type information.
NOAA is responsible for archiving and distributing the source data as described in this metadata record.
Cite this dataset when used as a source.
  • Survey ID: W00126
Download Data
  • W00126.xml (download)
    Survey metadata record.
  • W00126.pdf (download)
    NOAA/NOS Descriptive Report in PDF format
Distribution Formats
  • XML
    • File Specification: Structured markup metadata document.
  • DR_PDF
    • File Specification: NOAA/NOS Descriptive Report in PDF format
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Distributor National Ocean Service Hydrographic Database Manager
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6390
Hydro.Info@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact Chief, Hydrographic Surveys Division
DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCS/HSD > Hydrographic Surveys Division, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(301) 713-2700
HSD.Inquiries@noaa.gov
Coverage Description Coastal, navigationally significant waters of the United States of America, U.S. protectorates, and partner sovereign nations.
Time Period 2002-04-25 to 2002-06-17
Spatial Reference System Horizontal Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 37.8435209997942
S: 37.7955619995872
E: -122.458199000183
W: -122.525348999568
Associated Resources
    Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • gov.noaa.ngdc:NOS_Hydrographic_Survey_Collection
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2002-06-17
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency Irregular
Purpose These hydrographic data are made available to the public for a wide variety of uses, such as sea-bottom characterization, habitat classification, coastal studies, boundary issues, and tsunami forecasting. These data are not intended to be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigation purposes.
Use Limitations
  • These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. 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.
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCS/HSD > Hydrographic Surveys Division, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Chief of Party: Mike Q. Smith
  • Chief of Party: David Somers
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Platform keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Instrument keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > > MSBS > Multibeam Swath Bathymetry System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > > MBES > Multibeam Mapping System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS RECEIVERS
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS/IMU > Global Positioning System/Inertial Measurement Unit
Place keywords Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
  • CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > CALIFORNIA
  • San Francisco Bay
  • From Sea Bouy East and South to 37 Degrees 45.48 Minutes
  • OCEAN
  • CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Project keywords
  • Hydrographic Surveys for Selected Locations Within the United States (hydro_bathy_2006)
Use Constraints No constraint information available
Access Constraints
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Fees
  • None
Lineage information for: dataset
Lineage Statement NOS Survey data is collect by surface vessels of varying characteristics. The three primary sources of survey data are NOAA survey ships, national response teams, and contract vessels. The ships collect data, conduct basic on board data processing and then send these data to NCEI (formerly NGDC) for archival and "RAW" data. After archiving the RAW data NCEI sends the data to the processing branches (Atlantic or Pacific) for further processing. The processing branches complete processing of these data and generate products. The processed survey data is sent to NCEI for archival and the products are sent to the Hydrographic Surveys Division (HSD) for approval. Once products are approved by HSD, these survey products are sent to NCEI for archival and posting on-line.
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    Last Modified: 2017-11-17