Comprehensive Dataset and Reports of the Mamala Bay Study during 1993-1995 on Oahu, Hawaii (NODC Accession 0000030)

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Title:
Comprehensive Dataset and Reports of the Mamala Bay Study during 1993-1995 on Oahu, Hawaii (NODC Accession 0000030)
Abstract:
This accession contains comprehensive dataset and reports collected in support of the Mamala Bay Study during 1993-1995. Physical, chemical, biological, and geological reports are included. The purpose of the study was to examine the physical, chemical, biological, and geophysical nature of Mamala Bay, Oahu, Hawaii and surrounding areas in an effort to detect influences from point and non-point source pollution.
Supplemental_Information:
This data set was prepared by a large number of investigators at various institutions. A detailed list is included with the data set.

The data set contains detailed documentation.

  1. How should this data set be cited?

    University of Hawaii At Manoa (UHM), 20130313, Comprehensive Dataset and Reports of the Mamala Bay Study during 1993-1995 on Oahu, Hawaii (NODC Accession 0000030): US National Oceanographic Data Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -158.976389
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -157.959389
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.331667
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.263611

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://data.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/gfx?id=gov.noaa.nodc:0000030> (JPEG)
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  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1993
    Ending_Date: 01-Dec-1995
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data

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    Recent data archived by the NODC are available in the format provided by the data originator. Data may also be available in NODC-processed formats. Please contact the NODC directly for additional details about this particular data set.


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    US DOC; NOAA; NESDIS; National Oceanographic Data Center
    Attn: (3404) Caldwell, Mr. Patrick
    Building HI, Station HI
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Why was the data set created?

BASIC RESEARCH


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Access_Constraints: none
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NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these data.

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    US National Oceanographic Data Center
    User Services
    1315 East-West Hwy; SSMC3 4th Floor / OC
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
    USA

    301-713-3277 x148 (voice)
    301-713-3302 (FAX)
    NODC.Services@noaa.gov

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    NOAA and NODC make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NODC cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data.

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    Contact NODC User Services via E-mail: NODC.Services@noaa.gov

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    Standard Internet browser


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 21-May-2014
Metadata author:
US National Oceanographic Data Center
Data Officer
1315 East-West Hwy; SSMC3 4th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA

301-713-3272 (voice)
301-713-3302 (FAX)
NODC.DataOfficer@noaa.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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