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Sea Ice, Oceanic Water, and Sediments, Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea

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Identification Information:

Dataset Identifier:

GGD234

Citation:

Citation Information:

Originator: Keith A. Kvenvolden and Thomas D. Lorenson
Publication Date: 20030605
Title: Sea Ice, Oceanic Water, and Sediments, Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea
Publication Information:
Publication Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd234.html

Description:

Abstract:

This study analyzed sea water, sea-ice, and bottom sediments to depths of 90 m in the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea. Measurements were taken between 1990 and 1995. These data are available as U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Reports

Purpose: scientific research

Time Period of Content:

Time Period Information:

Range of Dates/Times:

Beginning Date: 19900101
Ending Date: 19951231

Currentness Reference: publication date

Status:

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown

Spatial Domain:

Bounding Coordinates:

 

West Bounding Coordinate: -152°
East Bounding Coordinate: -145°
North Bounding Coordinate: 72.633°
South Bounding Coordinate: 70°

Keywords:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Cryosphere Sea Ice Ice Extent
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Oceans Marine Sediments Sediment Composition
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Oceans Ocean Chemistry
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Oceans Ocean Temperature
Theme Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE Oceans Sea Ice Ice Extent

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword:

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
Theme Keyword: SHIPS

Theme:

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

Theme:

Theme Keyword Thesaurus: None
Theme Keyword: Freshwater Ice
Theme Keyword: Geophysics
Theme Keyword: Oceanographic Data
Theme Keyword: Ocean Water Chemistry Measurements
Theme Keyword: Ocean Water Temperature Measurements
Theme Keyword: Sea Ice

Place:

Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
Place Keyword: Ocean Arctic Ocean Beaufort Sea Arctic Ocean
Place Keyword: Ocean Arctic Ocean Beaufort Sea,

Access Constraints:

None

Use Constraints:

None

Point of Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: Keith A. Kvenvolden
Contact Organization: US Geological Survey

Contact Address:

Address Type: mailing
Address:
  • 345 Middlefield Road, MS 999
City: Menlo Park
State or Province: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA

Contact Voice Telephone: 1 415 354-3213
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 415 354-3191
Contact Electronic Mail Address: kk@octopus.wr.usgs.gov

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Distribution Information:

Distributor:

Contact Information:

Contact Organization Primary:

Contact Organization: Frozen Ground Data Center
Contact Person: FGDC 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 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
Contact Electronic Mail Address: nsidc@nsidc.org

Resource Description:

GGD234

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:

20120822

Metadata Review Date:

20120822

Metadata Contact:

Contact Information:

Contact Person Primary:

Contact Person: FGDC User Services
Contact Organization: Frozen Ground 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 x
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 1 303 492-2468 x
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