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Oceanographic data collected during the Davidson Seamount 2002 expedition on the RV Western Flyer, in the North Pacific Ocean, southwest of Monterey, California from May 17, 2002 - May 24, 2002 (NCEI Accession 0072306)

Metadata Updated: October 14, 2022

This spring, scientists explored the first "undersea island" to be called a seamount. Davidson seamount, located 120 km Southwest of Monterey, California, is one of the largest known seamounts in U.S. waters. Although these geological features have been known about for quite some time, only recent technological advances allow for comprehensive studies.

The exploration team was led by scientists from the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Collaborators included the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Metadata Date 2021-02-16T15:03:15Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 14, 2022
Reference Date(s) December 28, 2011 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2021-02-16T15:03:15Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date October 14, 2022
Reference Date(s) December 28, 2011 (publication)
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Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0072306
Access Constraints Cite as: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) (2011). Oceanographic data collected during the Davidson Seamount 2002 expedition on the RV Western Flyer, in the North Pacific Ocean, southwest of Monterey, California from May 17, 2002 - May 24, 2002 (NCEI Accession 0072306). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0072306. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Bbox South Lat 35.544862
Bbox West Long -122.923372
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Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2002-05-17
Temporal Extent End 2002-05-24

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