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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 3 sec Digital Elevation Model
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            title:  Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 3 sec Digital Elevation Model
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        abstract:  NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information is building high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) for select U.S. coastal regions. These integrated bathymetric-topographic DEMs are used to support tsunami forecasting and warning efforts at the NOAA Center for Tsunami Research, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL). The DEMs are part of the tsunami forecast system SIFT (Short-term Inundation Forecasting for Tsunamis) currently being developed by PMEL for the NOAA Tsunami Warning Centers, and are used in the MOST (Method of Splitting Tsunami) model developed by PMEL to simulate tsunami generation, propagation, and inundation.
        purpose:  Developed for the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), NOAA Center for Tsunami Research program in support of NOAA's tsunami forecasting and warning efforts.
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            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
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            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
            keyword:  Earth Science > Land Surface > Topography > Terrain Elevation > Topographical Relief Maps
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
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                    date:  2018-03-28
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            keyword:  H: 1 meter - < 30 meters
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            keyword:  Coastal Relief
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            keyword:  Ocean > Pacific Ocean > Eastern Pacific Ocean > Galapagos Islands
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            keyword:  Galapagos Islands
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            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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            useLimitation:  Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
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            useLimitation:  Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
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            otherConstraints:  Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
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                title:  Tsunami Inundation DEM Project
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                    date:  2008-10-31
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                            description:  The Bathymetric Data Viewer is an interactive map providing discovery, descriptions, and download capability for bathymetric survey data and digital elevation models archived at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).
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                    name:  NOAA Coastal Inundation DEMs
                    issueIdentification:  Named by primary coastal city, state in DEM.
                otherCitationDetails:  NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is building high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) for select U.S. coastal regions to support inundation modeling and community mitigation and resiliency efforts. These integrated bathymetric-topographic DEMs support tsunami forecast and warning from NOAA's Tsunami Warning Centers. The DEMs are used in the MOST (Method of Splitting Tsunami) model developed by NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) to simulate tsunami generation, propagation, and inundation. Bathymetric, topographic, and shoreline data used in DEM compilation are obtained from various sources, including federal and academia data archived at NCEI, the U.S. National Ocean Service (NOS), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal, state, and local government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies. DEMs are referenced to the vertical tidal datum of Mean High Water (MHW) and horizontal datum of World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84). Depending on the user requirements and available data, grid spacings for the DEMs range from 1/3 arc-second (~10 meters) to 3 arc-seconds (~90 meters).
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                title:  Digital Elevation Models of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: Procedures, Data Sources, and Analysis
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                    date:  2016-05-25
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                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                            linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/dat/dems/regional_tr/galapagos_3_isl_2016.pdf
                            name:  Digital Elevation Models of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis
                            description:  Report describing the development of the Galapagos Islands DEMs
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                otherCitationDetails:  9 pages
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        language:  eng; USA
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) elevation
        environmentDescription:  Native Dataset Environment: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise; ESRI ArcGIS 10.3.1.4959
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            description:  ISO valid extents for Galapagos 1 sec. DEM
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                westBoundLongitude:  -93.18
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                southBoundLatitude:  -2.66
                northBoundLatitude:  3.81
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            title:  Digital Elevation Model Global Mosaic ArcGIS Image Service
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                date:  2016-06-14
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                        description:  NOAA GeoPlatform listing for DEM Global Mosaic (Elevation Values)
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                        name:  NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for DEM Global Mosaic (Color Shaded Relief)
                        description:  Shaded relief visualization of a global seamless bathymetry/topography mosaic of digital elevation models at NOAA/NCEI.
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        abstract:  The DEM Global Mosaic is an image service providing access to bathymetric/topographic digital elevation models stewarded at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), along with the global GEBCO_2014 grid: http://www.gebco.net/data_and_products/gridded_bathymetry_data. NCEI builds and distributes high-resolution, coastal digital elevation models (DEMs) that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental needs. They can be used for modeling of coastal processes (tsunami inundation, storm surge, sea-level rise, contaminant dispersal, etc.), ecosystems management and habitat research, coastal and marine spatial planning, and hazard mitigation and community preparedness. This service is a general-purpose global, seamless bathymetry/topography mosaic. It combines DEMs from a variety of near sea-level vertical datums, such as mean high water (MHW), mean sea level (MSL), and North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). Elevation values have been rounded to the nearest meter, with DEM cell sizes going down to 1 arc-second. Higher-resolution DEMs, with greater elevation precision, are available in the companion NAVD88: http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=e9ba2e7afb7d46cd878b34aa3bfce042 and MHW: http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=3bc7611c1d904a5eaf90ecbec88fa799 mosaics. By default, the DEMs are drawn in order of cell size, with higher-resolution grids displayed on top of lower-resolution grids. If overlapping DEMs have the same resolution, the newer one is shown. Please see NCEI's corresponding DEM Footprints map service: http://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d41f39c8a6684c54b62c8f1ab731d5ad for polygon footprints and more information about the individual DEMs used to create this composite view. In this visualization, the elevations/depths are displayed using this color ramp: http://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/images/dem_color_scale.png.
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Jesse Varner
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    electronicMailAddress:  Jesse.Varner@noaa.gov
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
            keyword:  DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Service Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2018-03-15
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.6
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords
                            name:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords
                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  These data not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For official navigation products, please refer to the U.S. nautical charts available from the NOAA Office of Coast Survey: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov.
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          LocalName:  ArcGIS Image Service
        serviceTypeVersion:  10.3
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
        couplingType:  (SV_CouplingType) tight
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS for Server REST endpoint for image service (Elevation Values)
            DCP: (unknown)
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/DEM_global_mosaic/ImageServer
                protocol:  ESRI:ArcGIS
                applicationProfile:  ESRI image rest
                name:  DEM Global Mosaic (Elevation Values) ArcGIS Image Service
                description:  REST endpoint for DEM Global Mosaic (Elevation Values) ArcGIS Image Service
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS for Server REST endpoint for image service (Color Shaded Relief)
            DCP: (unknown)
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/DEM_global_mosaic_hillshade/ImageServer
                protocol:  ESRI:ArcGIS
                applicationProfile:  ESRI Image Rest Specification
                name:  DEM Global Mosaic (Color Shaded Relief) ArcGIS Image Service
                description:  This service provides a color shaded relief visualization of the data. The elevations/depths are displayed using this color ramp: https://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/images/dem_color_scale.png.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  WMS Get Capabilities
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/DEM_global_mosaic_hillshade/ImageServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS
                protocol:  OGC:WMS
                applicationProfile: http://opengis.net/spec/wms
                name:  DEM Global Mosaic (Color Shaded Relief) WMS
                description:  Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for DEM Global Mosaic (Color Shaded Relief)
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    identificationInfo:  (SV_ServiceIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2011-02-15
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/coastal/coastal.html
                        protocol:  HTTPS
                        name:  Integrated Models of Coastal Relief at NCEI
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://noaa.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d41f39c8a6684c54b62c8f1ab731d5ad
                        protocol:  HTTPS
                        name:  NOAA GeoPlatform Entry for Digital Elevation Model Footprints
                        description:  NOAA GeoPlatform listing for Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/DEM_global_mosaic_hillshade/ImageServer
                        protocol:  ESRI:ArcGIS
                        name:  DEM Global Mosaic (Color Shaded Relief)
                        description:  Color shaded relief visualization of a global seamless bathymetry/topography mosaic of digital elevation models at NOAA/NCEI.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: http://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/DEM_global_mosaic/ImageServer
                        protocol:  ESRI:ArcGIS
                        name:  DEM Global Mosaic (Elevation Values)
                        description:  A global seamless bathymetry/topography mosaic of digital elevation models at NOAA/NCEI.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
        abstract:  A map service showing the location and coverage of land and seafloor digital elevation models (DEMs) available from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). NCEI builds and distributes high-resolution, coastal digital elevation models (DEMs) that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental needs. They can be used for modeling of coastal processes (tsunami inundation, storm surge, sea-level rise, contaminant dispersal, etc.), ecosystems management and habitat research, coastal and marine spatial planning, and hazard mitigation and community preparedness. Layers available in the map service: Layers 1-4: DEMs by Category (includes various DEMs, both hosted at NCEI, and elsewhere on the web); Layers 6-11: NCEI DEM Projects (DEMs hosted at NCEI, color-coded by project); Layer 12: All NCEI Bathymetry DEMs (All bathymetry or bathy-topo DEMs hosted at NCEI).
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Jesse Varner
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    electronicMailAddress:  Jesse.Varner@noaa.gov
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
            keyword:  DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
            keyword:  DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Service Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2018-03-15
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.6
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://earthdata.nasa.gov/about/gcmd/global-change-master-directory-gcmd-keywords
                            name:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Keywords
                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
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                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  These data not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For official navigation products, please refer to the U.S. nautical charts available from the NOAA Office of Coast Survey: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov.
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          LocalName:  ArcGIS Map Service
        serviceTypeVersion:  10.3
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            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                extentTypeCode:  1
                westBoundLongitude:  -180
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                southBoundLatitude:  -90
                northBoundLatitude:  90
        couplingType:  (SV_CouplingType) tight
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS for Server REST endpoint for dynamic map service
            DCP: (unknown)
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/web_mercator/dem_extents/MapServer
                protocol:  HTTPS
                applicationProfile:  ESRI Map Rest Specification
                name:  Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Dynamic Map Service
                description:  REST endpoint for Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS dynamic map service
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  WMS Get Capabilities
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/services/web_mercator/dem_extents/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS
                protocol:  OGC:WMS
                applicationProfile: http://opengis.net/spec/wms
                name:  Digital Elevation Model Footprints Web Map Service (WMS)
                description:  Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Digital Elevation Model Footprints
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  netCDF
            version:  4 Classic
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                positionName:  DEM Information
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        electronicMailAddress:  dem.info@noaa.gov
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc.html
                protocol:  OPeNDAP:OPeNDAP
                name:  OPeNDAP Dataset Access Form
                description:  OPeNDAP Dataset Access Form
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/fileServer/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc
                protocol:  HTTPS
                name:  Download NetCDF File
                description:  Download NetCDF File
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wcs/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc?service=WCS&version=1.0.0&request=GetCapabilities
                protocol:  OGC:WCS
                name:  Web Coverage Service GetCapabilities
                description:  Web Coverage Service GetCapabilities
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wms/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities
                protocol:  OGC:WMS
                name:  Web Map Service GetCapabilities
                description:  Web Map Service GetCapabilities
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        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/ncss/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc/dataset.html
                protocol:  HTTPS
                name:  Download a subset of the NetCDF
                description:  Download a subset of the NetCDF
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        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/ncml/regional/galapagos_3_isl_2016.nc?catalog=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ngdc.noaa.gov%2Fthredds%2Fcatalog%2Fregional%2Fcatalog.html&dataset=regionalDatasetScan%2Fgalapagos_3_isl_2016.nc
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                name:  NetCDF Markup Language file
                description:  NetCDF Markup Language file
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The horizontal accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEM is dependent upon DEM cell size and the accuracy of the input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: 10 meters. Positional accuracy of input topographic datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cell values in DEM. NED topography: 10 meters, Lidar: less than 1 meter. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: Lidar: 1000 to 100, digitized points: 1000, NED: 1. Bathymetry: less than 1 meter to a few kilometers. Positional accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cell values in DEM. Topo-bathy lidar: less than 1 meter , NOS hydrographic survey data: ranging from less than 1 meter to 10 meters . DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: NOS hydrographic BAG surveys: 100, Multibeam: 100, Topo-bathy lidar: 10, USACE hydrographic surveys: 10, Bathymetric pre-surface: 1.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Vertical Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The vertical accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEM is dependent upon the accuracy of the input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: less than 3 cm to 1 meter. Vertical accuracy of input topographic datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cells in DEM. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: Lidar: 1000 to 100, digitized points: 1000, NED: 1. Bathymetry: less than 1 meter to 5% of water depth. Vertical accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cells in DEM. NOS hydrographic surveys: about 1% of water depth. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: NOS hydrographic BAG surveys: 100, Multibeam: 100, Topo-bathy lidar: 10, USACE hydrographic surveys: 10, Bathymetric pre-surface: 1. Gridding interpolation to determine cell values between sparse soundings in deep water degrades the vertical accuracy of corresponding elevations.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  NCEI made every effort to obtain all available digital topographic and bathymetric datasets in the region for use in building the DEM.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets were visually compared internally and externally (with other overlapping datasets and satellite images and maps) in ESRI ArcGIS for identification of anomalous elevations or data inconsistencies. Where elevation inconsistencies occurred, the most recent and/or highest resolution data set was selected for use in that region. Elevations in the older and/or lower-resolution datasets were deleted prior to building the DEM.
            result: (unknown)
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  All datasets obtained by NCEI were converted to common horizontal and vertical datums of WGS84 geographic and Mean Sea Level, respectively, using ArcGIS or GDAL. They were also converted to common file format for visualization and inspection.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-02-01T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  Kelly Carignan
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            electronicMailAddress:  kelly.carignan@noaa.gov
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Datasets were visually inspected with ArcGIS and Global Mapper for identification and editing of data anomalies. Datasets were then compared with overlapping datasets to ensure data consistency.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-02-20T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Multibeam surveys were gridded to 1/3 arc-second spacing (~10 meters) using MB-System's 'mbgrid' tool. The resulting Arc ASCII grid was imported into ArcGIS.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-02-28T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  xyz files of the bathymetric data were surfaced using GMT's 'surface' tool onto a 1 arc-second grid that interpolated to fill empty cells. Points extracted every 10 meters along the coastline were also included to ensure that the bathymetric grid reached zero at the coast. The resulting Arc ASCII grid was imported into ArcGIS and clipped to the coastline to remove values over land.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-05-03T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  xyz files for each input dataset were gridded using MB-System's 'mbgrid' tool, which utilizes a high-tension spline interpolation method to fill grid cells with no input elevation values. Preferential weighting was given to more recent, higher-accuracy datasets. Gridding was performed in quadrants, each with a 5% data buffer. The grids were imported in ArcGIS and seamlessly merged to create the final DEM.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-05-12T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The DEM was quantitatively evaluated by comparing with source datasets and with elevation values extracted from NGS geodetic monuments. It was visually evaluated by converting to UTM-zone coordinates (units of meters horizontally and vertically) and then creating a slope grid to identify gridding artifacts in the DEM.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2016-05-16T00:00:00
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  hydrographic surveys
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  INOCAR / SHOA Hydrographic Surveys
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2015-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                sourceExtent:  (EX_Extent)
                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
                          TimeInstant:
                            timePosition:  2015-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  gridded multibeam
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Chadwick multibeam grid
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2002-04-18
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NOAA PMEL
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