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SIO Ferromanganese Nodule Description file - IDOE Portion

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The Scripps Institution of Oceanography compiled descriptions of sediment samples related to ferromanganese deposits, funded through the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) and Project MAGNOD by the National Science Foundation, as part of the SIO world sediment data bank. Descriptions are for 41 cores, 136 grab/dredges, and 19 box cores primarily from the East Central Pacific. Data include lithology, percent CaCO3, constituents by grain size, organic material/fossils, ages, other features, and minerals. Station and inventory information are included. These data are included in ASCII form on the NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals CDROM data set released by the former National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)(now part of NCEI) in October of 1992. They are also available for direct download from the NCEI web site.
  • Cite as: Greenslate, James; Frazier, Jane; Mary Fisk. 1977: SIO Ferromanganese Nodule Description file - IDOE Portion. First. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
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Dataset Point of Contact Marine Geology Data Manager
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Coverage Description Study area
Time Period 1977-02-04 to 1977-02-04
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.716
S: 2.898
E: -101.583
W: -154.083
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
  • Metadata Landing Page
    Metadata record containing information about the database and links to download data and documentation
Associated Resources
  • NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals Geochemical Database
    • Related geochemical data (doi:10.7289/V52Z13FT)
      Grant, J. Bruce, Moore, Carla J., Alameddin, George, Chen, Kuiying, and Mark Barton (1992). The NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals Geochemical Database. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V52Z13FT
  • The NOAA and MMS Marine Minerals Bibliography
  • NCEI Marine Geology Data Archive
    • Parent Archive
      Information about the Marine Geology Data Archive at NCEI.
  • NOAA/NCEI Marine Geology WAF
Publication Dates
  • publication: 1977-02-04
  • revision: 1977-02-04
Edition First
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency Not planned - Completed data set, no additions planned.
Supplemental Information
Data collected from published sources for the NSF/IDOE Manganese Nodule program / Sediment Data Bank Project by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Purpose Marine Minerals Research and Exploration, Environmental Impact Studies
Use Limitations
  • Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Greenslate, James; Frazier, Jane; Mary Fisk. 1977: SIO Ferromanganese Nodule Description file - IDOE Portion. First. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
  • Greenslate, James
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
  • Frazier, Jane
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
  • Mary Fisk
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
Publishers
  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
Acknowledgments
  • James Greenslate, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), funded by the National Science Foundation through the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) and the MAGNOD project.NSF
Theme keywords Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Scientific archives
  • Electronic records
  • Oceanography
  • Ocean bottom
  • Geology
  • Submarine geology
  • Marine sediments
SeaDataNet Common Vocabularies
  • Marine geology
USGS Science Topics
  • Sea-floor characteristics
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Marine Sediments
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sedimentary Textures
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Rocks/Minerals/Crystals > Metals
CIESIN Keyword Thesaurus
  • CIESIN > Environmental Protection > Environmental Monitoring
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 > Corers > Coring Devices
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Samplers > Dredging Devices
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Samplers > Grabbers/Traps/Collectors > Grab Samplers
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Corers > Sediment Corers
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Vertical Location >Sea Floor
  • Ocean > Pacific Ocean
Project keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • IDOE > International Decade of Ocean Exploration
  • ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
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Access Constraints
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  • Access to this dataset is unrestricted.
Other Constraints Cite as: Greenslate, James; Frazier, Jane; Mary Fisk. 1977: SIO Ferromanganese Nodule Description file - IDOE Portion. First. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
Fees
  • In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
Lineage information for: dataset
Lineage Statement Data were received on a nine track magnetic tape in EBCDIC form as 132 character records blocked to 3960 characters, as two files: 1) descriptions, and 2) bibliographic information. Data are part of the larger SIO World Sediment Databank.
Processing Environment Native Dataset Environment: ASCII text
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments
Platform
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Last Modified: 2020-04-21
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