Ocean Sediment Thickness Contours
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          Office for Coastal Management
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          NOAA Office for Coastal Management
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      2021-03-18T00:00:00
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Ocean Sediment Thickness Contours Alternate title: OceanSedimentThicknessContours Date: Date: Date: 2013-10 Date type: Date type code: publication Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: Anchor: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/48906 title: InPort Catalog ID 48906 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/48906 Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Full Metadata Record Description: View the complete metadata record on InPort for more information about this dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/OceanSedimentThicknessContours.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/ArcGIS/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NationalViewer/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Citation URL Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Abstract: Ocean sediment thickness contours in 200 meter intervals for water depths ranging from 0 - 18,000 meters. These contours were derived from a global sediment thickness grid distributed by the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). The NGDC grid was compiled from various existing sediment thickness maps and drilling cores, and has a cell resolution of 5 arc seconds. Sediment thickness data is typically acquired through two methods. Seismic (or sub-bottom) profile technologies rely on powerful pulses of low-frequency sound which penetrate the substrate and return information about substrate thickness, character, and stratification. The data are collected along transect lines and require interpolation to create comprehensive maps. Sediment thickness is also determined by direct measurement through coring, which provides more detailed information but only at discrete sites. Coring data can also be interpolated to form area maps, and to help interpret the seismic data. Purpose: To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act. Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: pointOfContact Point of contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: custodian Resource maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: Maintenance frequency code: asNeeded Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: contours Keyword: marine sediments Keyword: marine spatial planning Keyword: ocean energy planning Keyword: seafloor sediment Keyword: sediment thickness Type: Keyword type code: theme Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management Type: Keyword type code: theme Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Date: missing Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Continent > North America > United States Of America Type: Keyword type code: place Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Date: missing Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: National Keyword: United States Type: Keyword type code: place Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCM > Office of Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Type: Keyword type code: dataCenter Thesaurus name: Citation: uuid: 9f0de6e6-428b-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 Title: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords Date: Date: Date: 2017-04-24 Date type: Date type code: publication Edition: 8.5 Cited responsible party: xlink: https://data.noaa.gov/docucomp/1edb41d0-428a-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 title: GCMD Landing Page Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: MarineCadastre Type: Keyword type code: project Thesaurus name: Citation: Title: InPort Date: inapplicable Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: Ocean Sediment Thickness Contours [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/48906. Resource constraints: Constraints: Use limitation: NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose. Resource constraints: Legal constraints: Access constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Use constraints: Restriction code: otherRestrictions Other constraints: Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. | Distribution Liability: NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Multipurpose Marine Cadastre web site are provided 'as is' without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. Resource constraints: Security constraints: Classification: Classification code: unclassified Classification system: missing Handling description: missing Aggregation Info: AggregateInformation: Aggregate Data Set Name: Citation: Title: NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP) Date: unknown Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: 48906 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inportserve/waf/noaa/nos/ocm/dmp/pdf/48906.pdf Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP) Description: NOAA Data Management Plan for this record on InPort. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Association Type: Association type code: crossReference Spatial representation type: Spatial representation type code: vector Language: eng; US Topic category: Topic category code: geoscientificInformation Topic category: Topic category code: oceans Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -179.999989 East bound longitude: 179.999989 South bound latitude: 0.041667 North bound latitude: 74.208333 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Description: | Currentness: Publication Date Time position: 2013-10-01 Supplemental Information: Spatial_Reference_Information: Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
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                Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001
                Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001
                Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
              Geodetic_Model:
                Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
                Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 1980
                Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
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Content info: Feature catalogue description: Compliance code: false Language: Language Code: eng Included with dataset: false Feature catalogue citation: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/49170 Citation: Title: OceanSedimentThicknessContours Date: Date: Date: 2017-11-16 Date type: Date type code: publication
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Distribution info: Distribution: Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: (843) 740-1202 Address: Address: Delivery point: 2234 South Hobson Ave City: Charleston Administrative area: SC Postal code: 29405-2413 Country: missing Electronic mail address: coastal.info@noaa.gov Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website Description: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page Function: Online function code: information Role: Role code: distributor Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/OceanSedimentThicknessContours.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/OceanSedimentThicknessContours.zip Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://coast.noaa.gov/ Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/ Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/ArcGIS/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NationalViewer/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: https://coast.noaa.gov/ArcGIS/rest/services/MarineCadastre/NationalViewer/MapServer Description: Online Resource Function: Online function code: download
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Report: Quantitative attribute accuracy: Name of measure: Accuracy Evaluation method description: The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate. Result: missing Report: Absolute external positional accuracy: Name of measure: Horizontal Positional Accuracy Evaluation method description: Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000. Result: missing Report: Completeness commission: Name of measure: Completeness Report Evaluation method description: Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although attribute information has been simplified. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness. Result: missing Report: Conceptual consistency: Name of measure: Conceptual Consistency Evaluation method description: These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean. Result: missing Lineage: Lineage: Statement: missing Process step: Process step: Description: Go to: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/sedthick/data/version2/geotiff/sedthick_world_v2_geotiff.zip And download Import as a raster into a file geodatabase Project into NAD 83, Clip the raster so that it shows North America Contour using ArcToolBox|Spatial Analyst Tools|Surface|Contour, selecting 200 as the contour value Repair Geometry using ArcToolBox|Data Management Tools|Feature|Repair Geometry Delete all superfluous fields. Reproject data to WGS 84 Auxiliary Sphere Date and time: 2013-10-01T00:00:00 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Geotiff image converted to vector contours | Type of Source Media: online Source citation: Citation: Title: Sediment Thickness Contours Date: Date: Date: 2003-01-01 Date type: Date type code: publication Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center; Whittaker, Joanne, Alexey Goncharov, Simon Williams, R. Dietmar Muller, German Leitchenkov Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/sedthick/data/version2/geotiff/sedthick_world_v2_geotiff.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Citation URL Description: Source Citation URL Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2013-10
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