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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Geological and Geophysical data of field activity A-1-93-YB
        in Yukukat Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1993 to 08/27/1993
      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-1-93-yb.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a193yb/html/a-1-93-yb.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.
      Chief Scientist: Paul Carlson. Geological and Geophysical
      data (12khz, Huntec, gravitycore, pistoncore, GPS) of field
      activity A-1-93-YB in Yukukat Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1993 to
      08/27/1993,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a193yb/html/a-1-93-yb.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 -

      12khz                         bathymetry

      Huntec                        deep tow

      gravitycore

      pistoncore

      GPS

      Publications -

      Cowan, Ellen A., Powell, Ross D., Carlson, Paul R., Kayen, Robert E., Cai,

      Jinkui, Seramur, Keith C., and Zellers, Sarah D., 1994, Cruise report; R/V

      Alpha Helix Cruise-173 to western Prince William Sound, Yakutat Bay, and

      Glacier Bay National Park, northeastern Gulf of Alaska, August 17-September

      3, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-0258, 176 p. URL:

      http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1994/0258/report.pdf



      Cowan, Ellen A., Carlson, Paul R., and Powell, Ross D., 1996, The marine

      record of the Russell Fiord outburst flood, Alaska, U.S.A.: Cambridge,

      International Glaciological Society, Annals of Glaciology, v. 22, p. 194-199.


      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: 19930821
        Ending_Date: 19930827

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -144.64883
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -137.60050
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.03533
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.52183

  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: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: AK
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of Alaska
      Place_Keyword: USA
      Place_Keyword: Yakutat Bay
      Place_Keyword: Yakutat Bay, AK
      Place_Keyword: Yukukat Bay, Alaska


  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: Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)

  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/
      Other_Citation_Details:
        Cowan, Ellen A., Powell, Ross D., Carlson, Paul R., Kayen, Robert E., Cai,
        Jinkui, Seramur, Keith C., and Zellers, Sarah D., 1994, Cruise report; R/V
        Alpha Helix Cruise-173 to western Prince William Sound, Yakutat Bay, and
        Glacier Bay National Park, northeastern Gulf of Alaska, August 17-September
        3, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-0258, 176 p. URL:
        http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1994/0258/report.pdf

        Cowan, Ellen A., Carlson, Paul R., and Powell, Ross D., 1996, The marine
        record of the Russell Fiord outburst flood, Alaska, U.S.A.: Cambridge,
        International Glaciological Society, Annals of Glaciology, v. 22, p. 194-199.



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-1-93-yb.053 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199308211129340    199308220204000
    >199308220322000    199308220709010
    >199308221057300    199308241320010
    >199308241325020    199308270733000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (a-1-93-yb.302_051)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199308220757000    199308220757000
    >199308220805000    199308220845000
    >199308220900000    199308220900000
    >199308220920000    199308220940000
    >199308220949000    199308220949000
    >199308221036000    199308221110000
    >199308221130000    199308221149000
    >199308221544000    199308221544000
    >199308221550000    199308221640000
    >199308221650000    199308221650000
    >199308221738000    199308230049000
    >199308231555000    199308231858000
    >199308232051000    199308232330000
    >199308232340000    199308240129000
    >199308240136000    199308240136000
    >199308241621000    199308242030000
    >199308242040000    199308242212000
    >199308261633000    199308261741000
    >199308261747000    199308262032000
    >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: 20061004

      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 

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /lion/a/a193yb/bath/a-1-93-yb.302_051
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >08/19/94 CAROLYN DUA12:[PROCESSING.A193YB]A193YB.302;1
        >DUA12:[PROCESSING.A193YB]FIX.EXE;
        >Raw depth (bathymetry) data
        >was BATHY WKST on Yakutat floppy from Paul Carlson
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >07/01/94 CAROLYN ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.A193YB]A193YB.051;1
        >ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROGRAMS.PLOT.NAVED]JRNAVED.EXE;
        >navigation data
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >cut away non Yakutat Bay data
        >added 234/0755000-234/1057300 data from Dave Nebert's A193YB.050
        >
        >11/18/93 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.A193RB]HX173SWG.050;1
        >ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROGRAMS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;
        >navigation data
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >A193 PW YB GB cruises
        >from Jinkui Cai
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20001102

      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: Yukukat Bay, Alaska
  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: Bathymetry with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation 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-1-93-YB 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: 0.6

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a193yb/html/a-1-93-yb.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a193yb/html/a-1-93-yb.bath.html

    Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

  Metadata_Date: 20131029

  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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