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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: James P. Manning
Publication_Date: Unknown
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
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Description:
Abstract:
Collection of drifter tracks from various projects in the Northeast US with most being from the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank. Projects include ECOHAB, MERHAB, USGS Mass Bay, GLOBEC, SCOPEX, and eMOLT. Time span ranges from 1988 to 2005. Drogue depths vary from 1m to 40m.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
Not Available
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19880402
Ending_Date: 20050617
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -63.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > ADVECTION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > OCEAN CURRENTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CIRCULATION > UPWELLING/DOWNWELLING
Theme_Keyword: BUOYS
Theme_Keyword: DRIFTING BUOYS
Theme_Keyword: GPS RECEIVERS
Theme_Keyword: ARGOS > ARGOS DATA COLLECTION AND POSITION LOCATION SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: GLOBEC > GLOBAL OCEAN ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS, IGBP
Theme_Keyword: IGBP > INTERNATIONAL GEOSPHERE-BIOSPHERE PROGRAMME
Theme_Keyword: U.S.GLOBEC-GB > U.S. GLOBAL OCEAN ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS, GEORGES BANK
Theme_Keyword: ECOHAB > ECOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY OF HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM
Theme_Keyword: MERHAB > MONITORING AND EVENT RESPONSE FOR HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS
Theme_Keyword: COHH > CENTERS FOR OCEANS AND HUMAN HEALTH
Theme_Keyword: EMOLT > ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORS ON LOBSTER TRAPS
Theme_Keyword: SCOPEX > THE SOUTH CHANNEL OCEAN PRODUCTIVITY EXPERIMENT
Theme_Keyword: GOMODP > GULF OF MAINE OCEAN DATA PARTNERSHIP
Theme_Keyword: Coastal Current
Theme_Keyword: Lagrangian
Theme_Keyword: Drifters
Theme_Keyword: NULL
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MAINE
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GEORGES BANK
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MAINE
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: 1 Hr
Temporal_Keyword: Hourly - < Daily
Access_Constraints: Please notify the individual responsible for collecting the specific dataset
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: JAMES P. MANNING
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC)
Address: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Address: 166 Water Street
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-495-2211
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-495-2258
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: james.manning@noaa.gov
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jmanning@mercury.wh.whoi.edu
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Quality is poor in that a) drogue depths and loss not well documented, b) variety of configurations were used, and c) data derived from multiple projects with different agendas.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: .001 degrees
Longitude_Resolution: .001 degrees
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOC/NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC > Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contact_Person: JAMES P. MANNING
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC)
Address: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Address: 166 Water Street
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-495-2211
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-495-2258
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: james.manning@noaa.gov
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jmanning@mercury.wh.whoi.edu
Resource_Description: Drifters_US_NE_Continental_Shelf
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://gisweb.wh.whoi.edu:8080/dods/whoi
Access_Instructions:
NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center Extract data online through a DODS server form.
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20050616
Metadata_Review_Date: 20161118
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: 20051201
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: JAMES P. MANNING
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC)
Address: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Address: 166 Water Street
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-495-2211
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-495-2258
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: james.manning@noaa.gov
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jmanning@mercury.wh.whoi.edu
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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