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|Title:||Marine Toxic Substance and other data from bottle casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 08 September 1976 to 24 September 1976 (NODC Accession 7700044)|
|Abstract:||Marine Toxic Substance and other data were collected from bottle casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER. Data were collected by Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 08 September 1976 to 24 September 1976. Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard F144 Marine Toxic Substances and Pollutants format. Full format description is available from NODC at www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-Archive/f144.html. An analog file for this accession is available from NODC user services.
The F144 format contains data on ambient concentrations of toxic substances and other pollutants in the marine environment. The data derive from laboratory analyses of samples of water, sediment, or marine organisms. Samples may have been collected near marine discharge sites or during ocean monitoring surveys of large areas. Field observations of tar deposits on beaches may also be reported. Survey information includes platform type, start and end dates, and investigator and institution. If data are collected near a discharge site, discharge location, depth, distance to shore, average volume, and other characteristics are reported. Position, date, time and environmental conditions are reported for each sample station. Environmental data may include meteorological and sea surface conditions, tide stage and height, depth of the thermocline or mixed layer surface temperature and salinity, and wave height and periods. Sample characteristics, collection methods, and laboratory techniques are reported for each sample collected and analyzed. The data record comprises concentration values (or a code to indicate trace amounts) for each chemical substance analyzed. Chemical substances are identified by codes based on the registry numbers assigned by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) of the American Chemical Society. Marine organisms from which samples have been taken are identified using the 12-digit NODC Taxonomic Code. A text record is available for optional comments.
|Seanames:||Beaufort Sea, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea|
|Instrument types:||current meter, hydrometer, laboratory analysis, meteorological sensors, salinometer, sediment sampler - corer, sediment sampler - grab, tide gauge, visual analysis|
|Datatypes:||BEACH TAR, BOTTOM TYPE, CAS (CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS SERVICE) PARAMETER CODES, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE DESCRIPTION, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE DISTANCE TO SHORE, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE IDENTIFIER, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE POINT, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE PRIMARY INDUSTRY, EFFLUENT - DISCHARGE QUANTITY, EFFLUENT - ZONE OF INITIAL DILUTION, TAXONOMIC CODE|
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|Supplementary information:||Note: Metadata for this accession were extracted from a legacy database
maintained by the U.S. National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC). The
design of the database did not exactly reflect the FGDC Content
Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM).
Principal Investigator (PI) and organization contact information
accurately represents all available information from the legacy database
at the time that this description was created. However, proper
attribution of a PI to a specific institution or the role (submitting or
collecting) taken by an institution may not be correct due to inexact
mapping between fields in the legacy database and the CSDGM. Due to this
uncertainty, the contact information was initially recorded in the
Supplemental Information element of the CSDGM description.
To develop more accurate metadata, the NODC reviews metadata for all
accessions on an ongoing basis.
Points of contact for this data set include:
Agency: US DOC; NOAA; ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LABORATORY; PACIFIC MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY
address: 7600 SAND POINT WAY NE, BLDG 32
country: UNITED STATES
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