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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20140414
      Title:
        Sampling data of field activity A-1-03-SC in Southern
        California: Pt. Conception to Mexican border, from shore
        outto 50 nautical miles. from 07/18/2003 to 07/31/2003
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/a-1-03-sc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a103sc/html/a-1-03-sc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.
      Chief Scientists: Brian Edwards, Homa Lee. Sampling data
      (3dot5khz, subbottomprofiler, boxcore, vibratingcore,
      pistoncore, gravitycore, tripcore) of field activity
      A-1-03-SC in Southern California: Pt. Conception to Mexican
      border, from shore outto 50 nautical miles. from 07/18/2003
      to 07/31/2003,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a103sc/html/a-1-03-sc.meta.html.

    Purpose:
      These data and information are intended for science
      researchers, students from elementary through
      college, policy makers, and general public.

    Supplemental_Information:

      Equipment Used -

      3dot5khz                      Profiler, Brand: Knudsen, Model: 320 B/R, Media: paper, CD

      subbottomprofiler             System: FSSB, Brand: Edgetech, Model SB-512i, Media: paper, CD

      boxcore                       Brand: N.E.L., Model: Standard

      vibratingcore                 Brand: M.E.C., Model: Aluminum head, Comments: 20 ft. and 15 ft. barrels

      pistoncore                    2000 IB.W.T., Brand: USGS Standard, Comments: Break-Away Piston

      gravitycore

      tripcore

      Notes -

      Leave Redwood City, CA

      Arrive Redwood City, CA

      Planning to collect:

      Piston Core

      Gravity Core

      Box Core

      Vibracore

      Grabs

      Planned date -- July, 2003


      Similar information is available for thousands
      of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.

      If known, available are Activity-specific
      navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry,
      seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and
      equipment information; as well as summary
      overviews, crew lists, and information
      about analog materials.

      If available, access to physical samples is
      described in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution
      Policy" at:
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html

      Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information
      Bank's digital data, analog data, and
      metadata is provided through...
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/

      This page accomodates a variety of search
      approaches (e.g., by platform, by region,
      by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).

  Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Range_of_Dates/Times:
        Beginning_Date: 20030718
        Ending_Date: 20030731

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.72343
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.34878
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.83387
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.03002

  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
      Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
      Theme_Keyword: oceans
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
      Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Geophysics
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: CA
      Place_Keyword: California
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Southern California
      Place_Keyword: Southern California: Pt. Conception to Mexican border, from shore out
      Place_Keyword: USA
      Place_Keyword: tical miles.


  Access_Constraints:
    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    If available, access to physical samples is described
    in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution Policy" at:
    http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html

  Use_Constraints:
    Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as
    the source of this information.

    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    Some USGS information accessed through this means
    may be preliminary in nature and presented without
    the approval of the Director of the USGS.  This
    information is provided with the understanding
    that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete
    and conclusions drawn from such information are
    the responsibility of the user.

    This information is not intended for navigational
    purposes.

    Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for
    descriptive purposes only and does not imply
    endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


  Data_Set_Credit:
    Brian Edwards (Co-Chief Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Homa Lee (Co-Chief Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Bill Normark (Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Lori Hibbeler (Information Specialist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Jamie Conrad (Navigator, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Pete Dartnell (Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Jon Warrick (Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Eric Grossman (Scientist, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA);
    Cathy Frazee (Core Curator, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Brad Carkin (Logging Technician, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Simon Barber (Scientist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA);
    Claudia Venherm (Scientist, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA);
    Alyson Cotton (Scientist, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA);
    Walt Olsen (Marine Technician, USGS, Redwood City, CA);
    Kevin O'Toole (Marine Technician, USGS, Redwood City, CA);
    Hal Williams (Marine Technician, USGS, Redwood City, CA);
    Mike Boyle (Electronic Technician, USGS, Redwood City, CA);
    Ted Blinkers (Captain, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    Donna White (Second Mate, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    William White (Third Mate, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    Richard Kelly (Engineer, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    Thomas Lyon (Engineer, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    John Kelly (Deck-hand, R/V Auriga Crew, Seattle, WA);
    Levanto Schachter (UCLA Mooring, UCLA IOE)

  Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
  Cross_Reference:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
      Publication_Date: Unknown
      Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank 
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)  Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/



Data_Quality_Information:

  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

  Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

  Completeness_Report:
    Start and end date/times of data
    >Navigation Data (a-1-03-sc.060 [GPS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >200307141642302    200307141643302
    >200307141746102    200307142142102
    >200307142156303    200307142236100
    >200307142303300    200307142309400
    >200307152333503    200307152334503
    >200307161430104    200307162056104
    >200307171517101    200307171517101
    >200307171601203    200307171630304
    >200307171726003    200307171822202
    >200307171931103    200307172026303
    >200307172049401    200307172051301
    >200307172057101    200307172207404
    >200307181452403    200307181508403
    >200307181605304    200307272124102
    >200307272132401    200307300337100
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Seismic Shots Data (a-1-03-sc.410_3dot5khz)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >200307192211530    200307200319070
    >200307200329130    200307200542220
    >200307201442330    200307201859360
    >200307202113050    200307211014490
    >200307211232590    200307211256170
    >200307211309470    200307211358530
    >200307211623430    200307211732290
    >200307211739020    200307220936160
    >200307221624320    200307222244170
    >200307222324060    200307230101150
    >200307230318520    200307230427220
    >200307230616030    200307230926230
    >200307230931320    200307231049170
    >Seismic Shots Data (a-1-03-sc.410_chirp)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >200307281449060    200307281747060
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST

  Positional_Accuracy:
    Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
      Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

    Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
      Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

  Lineage:

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Navigation Data
        Unknown
      Process_Date: 20030924

      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
            City: Menlo Park
            State_or_Province: CA
            Postal_Code: 94025-3561
            Country: USA

          Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
          Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

  Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Southern California: Pt. Conception to Mexican border, from shore out
  Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

  Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
    SDTS_Terms_Description:
      SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point


Spatial_Reference_Information:

  Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Geographic:
      Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
      Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257

  Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Depth_System_Definition:
      Depth_Datum_Name: Local surface
      Depth_Resolution: 0.1
      Depth_Distance_Units: meters
      Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Samples with Time Stamp 
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
      "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
      >Mnemonic:       "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments)  [DAPS]"
      >FORTRAN format: "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments) [DAPX]"
      >C format:       "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5, t37, a, t45, a24, t70, f6.1, t78, a1, t80, a9, t90, a9, t100, a9, t110, a)  [DAPS]"
      >Naming:         .onoff.GRAV_EQUIPMENT_TYPE

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Seismic Shots with Time Stamp 


Distribution_Information:

  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Resource_Description: Downloadable Data A-1-03-SC data set 

  Distribution_Liability:
    Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as
    the source of this information.

    Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.

    Some USGS information accessed through this means
    may be preliminary in nature and presented without
    the approval of the Director of the USGS.  This
    information is provided with the understanding
    that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete
    and conclusions drawn from such information are
    the responsibility of the user.

    This information is not intended for navigational
    purposes.

    Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for
    descriptive purposes only and does not imply
    endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  Standard_Order_Process:
    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 6.4

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a103sc/html/a-1-03-sc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.5

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a103sc/html/a-1-03-sc.seis.html

    Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

  Metadata_Date: 20140414

  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata 

  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 

  Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
  Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
  Metadata_Use_Constraints: none



      
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