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Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

ELOKA001

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Nweeia, M.
Publication Date: 20120316
Title: Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/eloka001.html
Online Linkage: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5KW5CZX

Description:

Abstract:

This data set highlights the research conducted by the Narwhal Tusk Research Project in Baffin Bay, between Canada and Greenland. Content includes laboratory and field studies directly investigating the physical and dental properties of the narwhal tusk, narwhal behavior, and an examination of the field expeditions and collected interviews from Inuit community members.

Purpose: scientific research

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 20010101
Ending Date: 20060630

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -85.24028°
East Bounding Coordinate: -51.37068°
North Bounding Coordinate: 76.32567°
South Bounding Coordinate: 62.69456°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Biological Classification Animals/Vertebrates Mammals Cetaceans
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Biological Classification Animals/Vertebrates Mammals Cetaceans Toothed Whales
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Sea Ice Ice Extent
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Extent
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Oceans Sea Ice Ice Extent
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Extent

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
Theme Keyword: ELOKA Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Theme Keyword: biota
Theme Keyword: environment
Theme Keyword: oceans

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: ELOKA
Theme Keyword: Narwhal

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Continent North America Canada Nunavut Baffin Bay
Place Keyword: Continent North America Greenland

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: NSIDC User Services
Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Contact Person: NSIDC User Services

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

ELOKA001

Distribution Liability:

NSIDC 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. NSIDC makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.

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Metadata Reference Information:

Metadata Date:

20131114

Metadata Review Date:

20131114

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: NSIDC User Services
Contact Organization: National Snow and Ice Data Center

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado
City: Boulder
State or Province: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 303 492-6199
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Metadata Standard Name:

FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata

Metadata Standard Version:

FGDC-STD-012-2002

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Metadata Views

FGDC Text-Only

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in plain text

FGDC XML

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

DIF HTML

NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Directory Interchange Format (DIF)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata