Scripps Sediment Description File- OCSEAP Portion


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            title:  Scripps Sediment Description File- OCSEAP Portion
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                date:  1976-10-04
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                date:  1976-10-04
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        abstract:  The Scripps Institution of Oceanography compiled descriptions of sediment samples in the Alaskan Outer Continental Shelf area, funded through the NOAA Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP), with previous funding from the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) by the National Science Foundation, as part of the SIO world sediment data bank. Descriptions and basic grain size analyses of 688 core, dredge, and grab samples from the Alaskan outer continental shelf are included, along with station and reference information. These data are in ASCII form. Nodule description data are for approximately 100 cores, 585 grabs, and 3 box cores from the Northern Pacific offshore Alaska. Data include lithology, percent CaCO3, constituents by grain size, organic material/fossils, ages, other features, and minerals. Station and inventory information are included. Headers in the data provide format information necessary to read the files, codes are translated in the references noted below. Bibliographic references to the data are included at the end of the file. The grain size data were too general for inclusion in the NGDC digital grain size database with other OCSEAP grain size analyses. They are available for direct download from NCEI's web site.
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            otherConstraints:  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.
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            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.
            maxValue:
              Real:  180.00000
            minValue:
              Real:  -180.00000
            units:
              UnitDefinition:
                identifier:  decimal degrees
                name:  decimal degrees
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    contentInfo:  (MD_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
          RecordType:  Information about the location from which a sample of sediment or rock was collected from the sea floor or a lakebed.
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode) physicalMeasurement
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  Water Depth Meters
                attributeType: (unknown)
            descriptor:  The depth from the surface of the water to the sea floor or lakebed at the location where a measurement was taken or sample collection was begun.
            maxValue:
              Real:  23000
            minValue:
              Real:  0
            units:
              UnitDefinition:
                identifier:  corrected meters
                name:  corrected meters
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    contentInfo:  (MD_CoverageDescription)
        attributeDescription:
          RecordType:  Weight percent of particles within a specified size range.
        contentType:  (MD_CoverageContentTypeCode) physicalMeasurement
        dimension:  (MD_Band)
            sequenceIdentifier:
              MemberName:
                aName:  weight percent
                attributeType: (unknown)
            descriptor:  Percentage, by weight, of the particles from a sample or subsample that falls within a specified particle size range. The range may be expressed in milimeters or phi as inidcated in the dataset.
            maxValue:
              Real:  0
            minValue:
              Real:  100
            units: (unknown)
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    contentInfo:  (MD_FeatureCatalogueDescription)
        complianceCode:  false
        includedWithDataset:  true
        featureTypes:
          LocalName:
        featureCatalogueCitation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Documentation
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1976-10-04
                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)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        electronicMailAddress:  ncei.info@noaa.gov
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/contact
                        name:  NCEI Contact Information
                        description:  Information for contacts at NCEI.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) distributor
            distributionOrderProcess:  (MD_StandardOrderProcess)
                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.
                orderingInstructions:  Contact NCEI for other distribution options and instructions.
            distributorFormat:  (MD_Format)
                name:  ASCII
                version: (unknown)
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://data.noaa.gov/metaview/page?xml=NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC/MGG/Geology/iso/xml/G02896.xml&view=getDataView&header=none
                    protocol:  WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                    applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                    name:  Metadata Landing Page
                    description:  Metadata record containing information about the database and links to download data and documentation
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/g02896/
                    protocol:  WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                    applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                    name:  Data files and documentation
                    description:  All originator's data and documentation.
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
            extent:  #boundingExtent
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                dataset:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02896
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy
            measureDescription: (unknown)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The horizontal accuracy of data values is approximately .001 degree of latitude/longitude.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_QuantitativeAttributeAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Reliability
            measureDescription: (unknown)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Quality control was performed by the originator. NCEI performed basic out-of-range location testing.
            result: (unknown)
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  lineage prior to transfer to NCEI is unknown
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  Received data from originator
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  1976-10-04T00:00:00
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Jane Frazer Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  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.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Modified for compliance to NCEI Template v1.2.
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  various
            type: (unknown)
            description:  100 cores, 585 grabs, 3 box cores
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
            description:  Various ocean-based and lake-based ships, boats, remotely operated vehicles, submersibles, and other unspecified types of platforms
            instrument: (inapplicable)