DMA Reference Base Station Network Data

The data (15,904 records documenting 9,090 worldwide gravity base stations) were gathered by various governmental organizations (and academia) using a variety of methods. This data base was received in August 1993. Principal gravity parameters include station id and observed gravity. The observed gravity values are referenced to the International Gravity Standardization Net 1971 (IGSN 71) and the gravity anomalies are computed using the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84) theoretical gravity formula. The spatial resolution of the data is randomly distributed throughout the world. Note that the dmanet93.bin file contains only the station name for each of the 9,090 stations. The complete listing for each station(including any supplementary records), are contained in the ASCII file named dmanet93.asc.
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gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics:G01462
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Distribution Formats
  • Binary
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Distributor User Services
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
303-497-6826
ngdc.info@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact Brian Meyer
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
303-497-6125
Brian.Meyer@noaa.gov
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5715
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 82.5167
S: -90
E: 179.342
W: -178.3
Spatial Coverage Map
Documentation links not available.
Publication Dates
  • publication: 1999-01-01
Edition 1999 Edition
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency Irregular
Purpose To provide easy access to global and regional gravity data and related models for scientific studies.
Dataset Citation
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Originators
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    DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Control Surveys
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravitational Field
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravity
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Reference Systems
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Satellite Orbits
Uncontrolled Keywords
  • Absolute Gravity
  • Bouguer Gravity
  • Free Air Anomaly
  • Gridded Gravity
  • Land Gravity
  • Observed Gravity
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Place keywords
  • Continent>North America>United States of America
Keywords
    Use Constraints
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    Access Constraints
    • 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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    Processing Steps
    • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - 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.
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    Processing Steps
    • All data was processed by the source before being forwarded to the National Geophysical Data Center
    Source Datasets
    • DMA Reference Base Station Network Data for the World
      Last Modified: 2017-09-25
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