Appendix C NGDC Holdings



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Appendix C NGDC Holdings

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Appendix C—NGDC Holdings Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Aurora Data All-sky camera films STP D&A   16,000 paper, 6,200 microfilm 0 Auroral radar, spectral line data, visual STP A 358 1,020 microfilm, paper 2 Auroras and other lights viewed from space and Auroras Australis slides STP A   72 slides 0 Airglow STP D&A 4.56 3,340 pages, UAG-1 80 Bathymetry, Topography, and Relief Bathymetry of the Gulf of Mexico on CD-ROM MGG D 600   0 Bathymetry/relief posters and slides MGG A   11 posters, 40 slides 0 Bathymetry/topography gridded data MGG D 0.2   0 Coastal relief models MGG D 30,000   50 Coastal relief model U.S./northeast Atlantic on CD-ROM MGG D 15,000   50 Coastal relief model U.S./Southeast Atlantic on CD-ROM MGG D 15,000   50 Coastal relief model Florida/eastern Gulf of Mexico MGG D 3,000   50 Coastal relief western Gulf of Mexico MGG D 1,200   50 Coastal relief model central Gulf of Mexico MGG D 1,200   50 Coastlines/shorelines digital MGG D     100 Estimated and measured seafloor topography MGG D     0 ETOPO2 2-minute gridded global elevations MGG D 600   50

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg     1,783     1967 M, R global P   55 405 1968 M, R global P   46   1998 S Air Force, Australia P   1 1,378 1967 M, R global P   5,230,673   100 22   2000 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 10,352   2000 P, S NGDC N 100     2001 D global P 100 12 124,220 2002 D NGDC, NOS N 100 223   2001 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 215   2001 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 125   2002 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 89   2002 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 97   2002 CD NGDC, NOS N 100 0 453,709 2001 O multiple Y 100   68,586   NSF, NOAA Y 100 308 2,092,507 2000 CD NSF, NOAA, Navy P

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online ETOPO5 5-minute gridded world elevations MGG D 328   100 Global relief images on CD-ROM MGG D 600 100 GLOBE 30" global topography SEG D 1,727 100 Great Lakes bathymetry posters MGG A   8 posters 0 Great Lakes bathymetry digitized at NGDC MGG D 189   50 Lake Ontario bathymetry CD-ROM MGG D 600 50 Lake Erie bathymetry CD-ROM MGG D 600 50 Lake Michigan bathymetry CD-ROM MGG D 600 50 Multibeam bathymetry, NOS, coastal U.S. MGG D 10,698 0 Multibeam bathymetry from U.S. and international sources, worldwide MGG D 36,444 0 Multibeam bathymetry from east coast of the U.S. on CD-ROM MGG D 600 0 NOS hydrographic data digital MGG D 7,964 100 NOS hydrographic survey data on CD-ROM MGG D 1,200 100 NOS bathymetry/fishing maps scanned and paper MGG D&A 9,000 455 maps 0 TerrainBase 5-minute global topography/bathymetry SEG D 1,934   100

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 100 1,449 158,873 1993 CD, O Navy Y 100 57 55,641 2000 CD, D, O NGDC N 100 676 1,261,122 2000 CD, D, O, P   N 100 2,159   2000 P NGDC, GLERL, CHS, NOS N 100 262 216,919 2002 D NGDC, GLERL, CHS, NOS N 100     1996 CD NGDC, GLERL, CHS, NOS N 100 86   1998 CD NGDC, GLERL, CHS, NOS N 100 58   1996 CD NGDC, GLERL, CHS, NOS N 100 681   2002 D NOS Y 100 977   2002 D global Y 100 20 16,958 1999 CD multiple Y 100   12,984 2001 D, O NOS P 100 213   2001 CD NOS N 100 3,326 24,518 2001 CD, M NOS P 100 1,491 192,570 1994 CD, O   N

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Topography U.S. state images SEG D 31   100 Topography miscellaneous old archive SEG D 88   0 Cosmic Ray Data   Cosmic ray neutron monitor data STP D&A 378 29,400 paper 80 Ionization chamber, mesons, balloon data STP A   4,654 paper 0 Ecosystems   Global ecosystems SEG D&A 8,577 19 charts 100 Africa ecosystems SEG D 446   0 Vegetation index SEG D 106,464   20 Regional assessments SEG D 786   50 Coastal ecosystems SEG D 304   50 Geomagnetism   Geomagnetic components D, H, and Z or X, Y, and Z at 10 sec, 1-min, 2.5-min, and hourly intervals STP D&A 34,575 1,655,153 paper, 6,308 microfilm 100 Geomagnetic indices aa, Kp, Ap, Kn, Ks, Km, Cp, C9, AE, AL, AO, AU, Dst, PC STP D&A 394 376,960 paper 100 Geomagnetic principal magnetic storms and sudden commencements STP D 4   100 Main magnetic field observationsh SEG D&A 17,312 360,600 paper, reports, charts, microform 20 Magnetic repeat station data SEG D&A 11,542 25,000 pages 5 Main field models and services SEG D 96 50 charts 100 Paleomagnetic data SEG D 51   95

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 100 1 552,066 1999 D, O   Y 0 8 0 1989 D   P   47,525     25 47,525 2002 CD, D, O, R global Y   0 0 2001 R global Y   3,149,445   100 213 3,146,353 2000 CD, D, O global P 0 0 0 1998 D U.S. govt P 100 452 143 1997 D, O U.S. govt P 50 82 2,947 1998 D, G, O, R regional P 50 119 2   D, O, R regional P   2,517,223     2,175 263,115 2002 CD, D, MF, O, R global Y   1,452 38,715 2002 CD, D, O, R various Y   3,733 2002 O R global Y 20 245 43,487 2001 CD, D, O, MF, P, R global P 40   13,892 1999 R global P 100 136 1,630,675 2000 CD, D, M, O, R global P 95 33 287,832 2002 D, O global P

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Aeromagnetic data, non-U.S. SEG D&A 8,547 200 microfilm 20 Aeromagnetic data, U.S. SEG D 51,217   20 Main field geomagnetic data from satellites SEG D 1,523   5 Hazards   Earthquake seismicity datai SEG D&A 2,919 60,000 pages, microfilm 95 Earthquake strong motionj SEG D&A 4,396 10,000 pages   World stress and fault mechanism data SEG D 5   100 Volcano datak SEG D&A .9 29 reports, posters 100 Tsunami data SEG D&A 3 6,008 reports, microfilm, charts 80 Hazards photos SEG D&A 21,992 5,520 photos, slides 40 Ionospheric Data   Ionospheric digital database STP D&A 107,053 224,000 paper 97 Ionospheric catalogs, models, and programs STP D 31   100 Analog ionograms and reduced characteristics STP D&A 30,982 2,527,905 paper, 147,260 microfilm 10 Ionospheric total electron content STP D&A 1,089 12,500 paper 0 Ionospheric predicted numerical coefficientsl STP D 3   0 Ionospheric absorption STP D&A 7 530,281 UAG-34 paper 0

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 95 108 8,003 1998 CD, D, O, M, MF international N 70 533 224,843 2000 CD, D, O, M U.S. state govt, industry P 100 36 2,938 1993 CD, D NASA, DOD Y   9,159,118     3,479 2,822 2002 CD, D, G, MF, OS, R global P   429 991 1996 CD, D, O, OS global Y 100 3 1,389 1991 D, G, O global Y 50 1,246 398 2001 G, O, P, R, S global P 95 564 1,686 2002 D, G, MF, O, OS, R global N 100 5,249 7,395 2002 D, G, O, P, S global P     191,859   172 180,200 2002 CD, D, O, R global P 37 10,986 2002 CD, D, O global P 22   2002 CD, D, MF, O, R global P 16 ~1980 D, R global 140 1999 D, R global 5 1965 D, R global P

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Miscellaneous: oblique incidence (satellite), POGS (satellite), drifts, back/forward scatter, incoherent scatter (now at NCAR) STP A 184 50,000 paper 0 Sudden ionospheric disturbances STP D 26 10,300 paper 100 Land Geochemistry   Geochemical and petrological data SEG D 463   0 Land Geothermal   U.S. thermal springs SEG D&A 17 125 maps 80 Geothermal world heat flow data SEG D 0.3   100 Land Gravity   Gravity point data SEG D&A 1,880 4,525 paper, microfilm 0 Gravity grid data SEG D 425   20 Gravity satellite data SEG D 1,112   0 Marine Geology Data   Index to marine and lacustrine geological samples MGG D 136   100 Core data from ODP legs 101-129 MGG D 208 100 Core data from DSDP MGG D 1,739 100 PETROS analyses of igneous rocks MGG D 54 100 CLIMAP 18K bp sediment data files MGG D 10 100 NGDC marine sediment grain size database MGG D 54 100

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg   1977 D, R global     673 2002 CD, D, O, R global N   219   0 20 219 1990 D global P   16,866   80 153 15,645 1982 D, M, O, R state, federal govt P 100 1 1,221 2000 O Intl. Heat Flow Comm. Y   946,087   70 1,553 595,030 1999 CD, D, O, R, M, MF, P global P 90 660 256,639 1997 CD, D, O, R, M, P global P 80 243 94,418 1993 CD, D, O, R, M, P global P   5,659,356   100 40 41,162 2002 G, O partners N 100 452 1,21,909m   CD, O ODP Y 100 194 4,28,391m   CD, O DSDP Y 100 16 5,526 1980 D, O Washington State Univ. N 100 7 1,973 1984 D, O Brown Univ. Y 100 1 7,430 2001 D, O multiple N

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online SIO geochemistry of FeMn nodules from the seafloor MGG D 37   100 SIO Southeast Asia sediment description MGG D 25 100 SIO polymetallic seafloor nodule description file MGG D 10 100 CNEXO polymetallic seafloor nodule geochemistry MGG D 7 100 USGS U.S. east coast CONMAR sediment data MGG D 4 1001 CLIMAP 120K bp sediment data MGG D 1 100 LDEO carbon-14 data MGG D .01 100 SPECMAP archive 1, downcore and core-top data MGG D 2 100 LDEO carbonate data MGG D 3 100 Brown University carbonate data MGG D 3 100 LDEO foraminiferal data MGG D 3 100 Digital sediment thickness database MGG D 56 100 JODC seafloor sediment data MGG D .2 100 Deck41 surficial sediment description file MGG D 5 100 NOAA and MMS marine minerals CD-ROM MGG D 613 100 Geotechnical properties of sediment MGG D 2 100 GEOLIN inventory of NGDC marine geology data MGG D 39 100 Marine geology data reports scanned and paper MGG D 3,621 70,106 pages, 110 microfilm, 1 poster 100

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  % Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 100 1 2,089 1981 CD, O, D SIO N 100 7 1,167 1979 D, O SIO N 100   1,366 1977 D, O SIO N 100 1 1,293 1979 CD, D, O BGRM Y 100 3 2,150 1977 D, O USGS Y 100 17 1,340 1990 D, O LDEO Y 100 1 2,820 1990 D, O LDEO Y 100 12 3,189 1990 D, O Brown Univ. Y 100 12 1,826 1991 D, O LDEO Y 100 2 1,825 1991 D, O Brown Univ. Y 100 4 1,762 1992 D, O LDEO Y 100 11 6,544 2002 D NGDC N 100   1,121 1979 D, O JODC Y 100   4,968 1975 D, G, O NGDC N 100 73 2,043 1992 CD, O global N 100   33 1992 D, O multiple N 100 80 22,209 2002 G, O NGDC N 100 1,057 44,220 2002 MF, O, P, R global P

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Marine Trackline Geophysics   Undersea feature names MGG D     100 Worldwide marine geophysical data: bathymetry, magnetics, gravity, seismic shot navigation from U.S. and international sources MGG D 40,820 100 Marine geophysical data from GEODAS on CD-ROM MGG D 600 100 NGDC worldwide marine geophysical data inventory for GEODAS database management system MGG D   100 Marine geophysics seismic reflection MGG D 26,752 0 Digital seismic reflection navigation MGG D 1,800 0 Southern oceans geophysical data on CD-ROM MGG D 600 0 Miscellaneous digital geophysical data files MGG D 245 0 Multichannel seismic reflection data on CD-ROM MGG D 600 0 SCAR seismic reflection data on CD-ROM MGG D 32,977 0 LDEO digitized seismic reflection negatives MGG D 20,192 0 Trackline geophysical data, analog MGG A   3,300 film, 566 pages, 7,000 negatives, 2,406 sections 0 Marine Well Log Data   Digital DSDP and ODP downhole logs MGG D 3,873   0

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg   39,425   100   826 2001 O IOC/IHO Y 100 1,072 38,599 2002 D global P 100 192   2002 CD global N 100 8 2002 CD, O NGDC N 100 7 2001 D global Y 100   2001 D global P 100 24 1994 CD NSF, NOAA, Navy Y 100 1   D global P 100   1998 CD global Y 100 35 1998 CD SCAR Y 100 27 1991 D LDEO Y 90 279 0 2002 MF, OS, R global P   1,304   100 22 652 2002 D DSDP Y

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Well log data from the U.S. outer continental shelf MGG D&A 484 190 reels of film 0 Satellite Data: GOES, NOAA TIROS GOES Space Environment Monitor (electrons, protons, alpha particles, X-rays, magnetometer) STP D&A 38,400 1,606 microfilm 63 GOES Solar X-ray Imager STP D 200,000 98,719 images 100 NOAA/TIROS satellites (electrons, protons, and alpha particles) STP D 44,100   0 Satellite anomalies causing spacecraft failures STP D 1   100 Satellite Data: DMSP DMSP film scans data rescue STP D&A 4,800,000 1,500,000 film strips 10 DMSP operational linescan system visible and infrared imager STP D 28,745,309   27 DMSP space sensors SSIES in situ plasma monitor, DM plasma drift meter, SSJ/4 precipitating plasma monitor STP D 1,976,979   24 DMSP SSM/I microwave imager, SSM/T2 microwave water vapor profiler, SSM/T microwave temperature sounder STP D 3,791,713   24 DMSP slides of hurricanes and typhoons, 13 slide sets STP A   slides 0 6 DMSP posters and 1995 Atlantic hurricanes, 1996, 1997, 1998 most intense tropical storms, nighttime lights of the U.S. and the world, Icosohedron 2000 STP A   posters 0 DMSP nighttime lights of the world STP D 10,600 CD-ROM, jpeg 100

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 100   652 1990 D, MF multiple Y   128,751     374 126,860 2002 CD, D, MF, O, R, D NOAA N   0 862 2001 O NOAA N 1 399 2002 O NOAA N   66 630 1993 CD, D, O, R global N   2,922,201   0.10 15 5 1987 O (FTP) NOAA N 100 165 2,832,905 2002 O (FTP) 11.6 Gbytes/day Air Force N 50   2002 O (FTP) Air Force N 94   2002 O (FTP) Air Force N   98   1998 S NGDC N   5,289   2000 P NGDC N 100 350 52,166 1997 CD, O Air Force N

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online U.S. lights, road density, population density, land cover (22 layers) STP D 1,270   100 DMSP fire product STP D   Solar Data   Relative sunspot numbers STP D&A 36 58,000 paper files, slides 90 Regions of solar activity STP D 678   90 Solar radio flux, bursts, spectral data STP D&A 77,006 426 boxes, 50,460 paper, 604 microfilm 8 Solar flares in hydrogen-alpha (includes SOON data) STP D&A 9,043   10 Solar longitudinal magnetic field STP D&A 46 13,550 paper 10 Solar H-alpha faculae, prominences, and filaments STP D&A 17 7,578 microfilm UAB-100 2 Solar calcium K line STP D&A 19 12,000 paper 10 Solar maps, prominences, filaments STP D&A 3,046 26,740 paper 80 Optical observations of solar corona STP D&A 27 6,580 paper 80 Solar ultraviolet data from satellites STP D&A 10 448 microfilm 100 Observations of interplanetary scintillations or solar wind speed STP A   604 paper 0 Total solar irradiation STP D&A 33 18 paper 100 Solar-Terrestrial Publications   Solar geophysical data publications STP D&A 1,456 311,040 pages 6 Solar Indices Bulletin STP D&A 0.5 1 report per month 0

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg 100 75 12 2001 CD, O various P 2 37,113 2002   NGDC N   689,525   152 120,180 2002 D, O, R, S global P 13 49,522 2002 CD, D, O, R global P 1,551 50,340 2002 CD, MF, O, R global P 67 44,180 2002 CD, D, O, R global P   8,894 2002 O, R various Y   1,806 2002 CD, D, MF, O, R global Y 7 2,363 2002 CD, D, O, R various P   34,022 2002 O, R various P 1 4,822 2002 O, R various Y 1 2,072 2002 MF, O, R various Y 2   2001 R various Y 30 11,812 2002 O, R various Y   87,038   3,241 71,761 2002 O, R NGDC N 2,100   2002 O, R NGDC N

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Dataset/Category Name Typea Digital (D) or Analog (A) Volume (Mbytes) Analog Size % Online Geomagnetic Indices Bulletin STP D&A 0.5 1 report per month 0 UAG reports STP D&A 1 105 reports 10 Solar variability affecting Earth (NGDC-05/01) CD-ROM STP D 600   spidr a MGG = Marine Geology and Geophysics; SEG = Solid Earth Geophysics; STP = Solar-Terrestrial Physics. b Fraction of the dataset being actively used. c The number of accesses in discipline header bars may differ from the sum of accesses by dataset, because accesses are sometimes unable to be differentiated by dataset. d Year that data were last added to the dataset. e CD = CD-ROM; D = digital offline; FTP = file transfer protocol; G = geographic information system; M = map; MF = microform; O = online; OS = oversize chart; P = poster; R = report; S = slide. f BGRM = Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres; CHS = Canadian Hydrographic Service; CONMAR = Continental Margin (USGS); DMSP = Defense Meteorological Satellite Program; DOD = Department of Defense; DSDP = Deep Sea Drilling Program; GEODAS = geophysical data management system; GEOLIN = marine geology inventory system; GLERL = Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (NOAA); GOES = Geostationary Satellites; IHO = International Hydrographic Organization; IOC = Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission; JODC = Japan Oceanographic Data Center; LDEO = Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory; MMS = Minerals Management Service; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NCAR = National Center for Atmospheric Research; NOS = National Ocean Service (NOAA); NSF = National Science Foundation; ODP = Ocean Drilling Program; POGS = Polar Orbiting Geomagnetic Satellite; SCAR = Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research; SIO = Scripps Institution of Oceanography; SOON = Solar Observing Optical Network; TIROS = Television Infrared Observation Satellite; UAG = Upper Atmosphere Geophysics Report Series; USGS = U.S. Geological Survey. g N = not replicated; P = partially replicated; Y = fully replicated. h 80 percent of archive is available nearline. i Now limited to significant events. j No longer active archive. k NGDC now refers requests for digital data to the Smithsonian. l No longer available. m Excess accesses due to large number of files in set; the same is true for many directories in all disciplines.

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% Usedb Number of Offline Users (10 years) Number of Online Users (FY 2002)c Last Available Yeard Form Distributede Data Sourcef Replicatedg   1,120   2002 O, R NGDC N 360 15,277 1998 O, R NGDC N 17   1996 CD, O, R global Y

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