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White Light Photosphere Observed from ISOON
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    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.solar_imagery:Photosphere_White_Light_ISOON
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    contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
        individualName:  Karen E. Horan
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
        positionName:
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                voice:  303.497.6277
                facsimile:  303.497.6513
            address:  (CI_Address)
                deliveryPoint:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC E/GC1 325 Broadway
                city:  Boulder
                administrativeArea:  CO
                postalCode:  80305-3328
                country:  USA
                electronicMailAddress:  Karen.E.Horan@noaa.gov
            hoursOfService:  7:30 - 5:00 Mountain
            contactInstructions:  Contact Data Center
        role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
    dateStamp:  2016-12-27
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  White Light Photosphere Observed from ISOON
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2003-12-01
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  Photosphere_White Light_ISOON
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (custodian)
            presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) documentDigital
        abstract:  The Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Hazards Branch, in partnership with the National Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak, developed a prototype instrumentation and software for the Improved Solar Observing Optical Network (ISOON). ISOON was to have replaced the existing SOON system which was originally designed and deployed in the 1970's for space weather specifications and forcasting. As envisioned, ISOON was to have featured autonomous, rapid-cadence solar imaging spectroscopy and imaging spectropolarimetry at four sites around the world, while transmitting solar images in near-real time to central analysis facilities at Air Force Space Command and NOAA/SEC (now SWPC). The ISOON technical approach was to retain the front end of the existing SOON telescope but replace the optical bench, birefrigent, and spectrograph with a dual Fabry-Perot filter system, CCD array detector, and secondary optics contained in a pod behind the main telescope tube. Planned ISOON products included full-sun images (on 1-arcsecond pixels) in H-alpha (acquired 1 per minute), and line-of-sight magnetic field (1 per 3 hours), as well as parametrized data such a flare brightness, location, area, and times of onset and maximum. Following its development and prior to its deployment the USAF cancelled the ISOON program. The current dataset available from NOAA/NCEI includes image from the protoype ISOON system at Sacramento Peak from 2003 to 2012.
        purpose:  Scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-12, "Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information", dated 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) Complete
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  William Denig
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                    voice:  (303) 497-6323
                    facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
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                    deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway E/GC2
                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  CO
                    postalCode:  80305
                    country:  USA
                    electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  7:30 - 4:30 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) nonePlanned
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/photosphere/white-light/isoon/documentation/browse-isoon.jpg
            fileDescription:  Example Image from Photosphere_White Light_ISOON series.
            fileType:  jpg
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Active Regions
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Imagery
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Sunspots
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Corona
            keyword:  Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Synoptic Maps
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            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science 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
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Space > Solar Region > Photosphere
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2017-07-25
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
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                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
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                            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
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Solar Telescopes
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) instrument
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2018-02-27
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.6
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                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
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                            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
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Solar Observatory Stations
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            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2018-03-14
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                edition:  8.6
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                            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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            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            keyword:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                    date:  2018-03-18
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                edition:  8.6
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                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
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                            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
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            keyword:  NOAA > Space Weather Program
            keyword:  WDS > World Data Service for Geophysics, Boulder
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2018-03-28
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.6
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                    organisationName:  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Earth Science Data and Information System
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                            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_LegalConstraints)
            accessConstraints:  (MD_RestrictionCode) otherRestrictions
            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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            levelOfDetail:
        language:  eng; U.S.A.
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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            description:  Non-geographic
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                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2003-12-01
                    endPosition:  2012-04-12
        supplementalInformation:  The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formally NGDC) provides scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO 212-15), "Management of Environmental Data and Information", published 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat: (missing)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:  William Denig
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  (303) 497-6323
                        facsimile:  (303) 497-6513
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway E/GC2
                        city:  Boulder
                        administrativeArea:  CO
                        postalCode:  80305
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                    hoursOfService:  7:30 - 4:30 Mountain
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
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            unitsOfDistribution:  daily
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                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/photosphere/white-light/isoon/
                name:  Photosphere_White Light_ISOON Directory
                description:  All images and related documentation.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Collection consists of daily solar images (photographs) and drawings provided by various solar observatories. The collection is as complete as possible with all available data online.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Observatory staff acquire data from one or more telescopes viewing the sun at various wavelengths to identify solar features of interest including the solar corona, plage regions, filaments and prominances.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_FormatConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Consistent data presentation formats are used for each separate dataset.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Drawings are properly rotated into a heliocentric coordination orientation. Top is north. Right is east.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Solar images and drawings were obtained and/or prepared by trained staff at the various institutions.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Daily solar images and drawings are annotated with the observation time and other relevant metadata.
            result: (unknown)
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from a form in in the Chameleon Editor (https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/cedit) with solarimagery2iso.xsl on 2016-12-27.
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier: (inapplicable)
            type:  Solar Telescopes
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  ISOON
            description:  TBD
            instrument: (inapplicable)