Environmental Assessment of the Buccaneer Oil Field in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico 1978-1979

Metadata Updated: January 17, 2017

This data set contains analytical data from samples acquired from the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico area under contract to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during 1978-1979. Individual contractors included researchers from Rice University, Moody College, and Texas A and M University. Most samples were taken from the R/V Gus III. The project was known as the "Buccaneer Oil Field" project. Caution: numerous errors found in this data set. LIST OF FILES: readme.txt (collection documentation), 03495004.cly.txt (clay mineralogy), 03495004.siz.txt (sediment size analysis), 03495004.sed.txt (surficial sediment), 03495004.tss.txt (trapped suspended sediment ), 03495004.sup.txt (suspended particulates).

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Metadata Date December 31, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date January 17, 2017
Reference Date(s) August 31, 1980 (publication), August 31, 1980 (revision)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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sample locations in study area

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date December 31, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date January 17, 2017
Reference Date(s) August 31, 1980 (publication), August 31, 1980 (revision)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA 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. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty., Access to this dataset is unrestricted.
Bbox East Long -94.695
Bbox North Lat 28.9
Bbox South Lat 28.866
Bbox West Long -94.698
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description sample locations in study area
Graphic Preview File https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/geolin/preview03495004.gif
Graphic Preview Type GIF
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology:G02883
Harvest Object Id c0ee31b2-88d1-47a4-b68c-63a34b74df98
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence Please cite the originator of the data set, the date downloaded, and the National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA, as the source of the data., Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Metadata Language eng: USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1978-08-18
Temporal Extent End 1979-05-23

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