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Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, 2023: Radiocarbon Values From Age Validation Studies,

Item Identification

Title: Radiocarbon Values From Age Validation Studies
Status: In Work
Publication Date: 2010

The data set contains bomb radiocarbon dating of otolith and other material used in age validation studies. Some are published and others are a work in progress. See reports or publications for scientific results and contact the Life History Program for status of others. Data reported is from radiocarbon analyses by NOSAMS (National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry facility at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution).


Age validation studies.


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None age validation
None bomb radiocarbon
None bottomfish
None LHP
None otolith
None radiocarbon
None reef fish

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Atlantic Ocean
None Gulf of Mexico
None Indian Ocean
None Indo-Pacific
None Main Hawaiian Islands
None Marine
None Pacific Ocean
None South Africa

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA
Location Description:

Inouye Regional Center

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Files
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)

Support Roles


CC ID: 233421
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC)
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
Email Address:
Phone: 808-725-5360
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 1268749
Date Effective From: 2023-08
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Schemmel, Eva M
Email Address:
Contact Instructions:

Contact via email.

View Historical Support Roles


Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 69648
W° Bound: -180
E° Bound: 180
N° Bound: 60
S° Bound: -60

Specimens were collected from across the Hawaiian Archipelago and throughout various ocean basins (study dependent).

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 69536
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 1978

Collection dates range from earliest applicable dates from archival otolith collections (1978) to recent and ongoing collections.

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Send written request to PIFSC and get approval by the PIFSC data owner.

Data Access Constraints:


Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 877432
Start Date: 2019
End Date: Present
Download URL:

Data Quality

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

QC review prior to data entry. Further QC after data entry.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: Yes
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 1 Year
Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 1 Year
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

PIFSC ITS performs regularly scheduled backups of shared drives.


Lineage Statement:

Data was collected in the field by PIFSC staff, and entered in table format into electronic spreadsheets.

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Related Items

Item Type Relationship Type Title
Data Set (DS) Cross Reference Lead-Radium Activity Ratios From Otoliths of Regional Bottomfishes

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 10840
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:10840
Metadata Record Created By: Meagan A Sundberg
Metadata Record Created: 2011-02-16 18:29+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Brent M Miyamoto
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-08-26 01:01+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-07-23
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2019-07-23
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-07-23