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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Video data of field activity A-2-02-HW in Oahu, Molokai, Maui from 06/24/2002 to 07/11/2002
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Bruce Richmond, Ann Gibbs. Video data (underwatertelevision, underwatertelevision, GPS, temperature) of field activity A-2-02-HW in Oahu, Molokai, Maui from 06/24/2002 to 07/11/2002, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a202hw/html/a-2-02-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
underwatertelevision Chezar SLED system - two video cameras, HID lights, two lasers, depth transducer, and CT sensor mounted on robust, winch and block suspended sled
underwatertelevision Grossman/Hatcher/O'Toole SEAVIEWER camera system - SeaViewer Camera, LED lights, and batterey-powered lasers in small, hand-held frame
GPS Red Hen Systems VMS200 hardware and MediaMaper software on PC laptop; handheld, WAAS-enabled Garmin GPS76 receiver
temperature conductivity/temperature CT sensor in Chezar SLED system
Notes -
Oahu - Chief: Eric Grossman; Crew: Hank Chezar, Eric Grossman, Gerry Hatcher; Dates: 25-Jun-02 to 28-Jun-02; Tapes 1-9(9); Lines: OVHM 1-14.


Molokai - Chief: Bruce Richmond; Crew: Hank Chezar, Ann Gibbs, Eric Grossman, Gerry Hatcher; Dates: 30-Jun-02 to 02-Jul-02; Tapes 10-16(7); Lines: MVM 1-16.


Maui - Chief: Ann Gibbs; Crew: Eric Grossman, Bruce Richmond; Dates: 03-Jul-02 to 06-Jul-02; Tapes 17-27(11); Lines: VVM 1-30.


Molokai (pc_Molokai) - Chief: Pat Chavez; Crew: Ann Gibbs, Will Smith; Dates: 08-Jul-02 to 11-Jul-02; Tapes 28-37(10); Points: 1-365.


<BR>
MVM = Molokai Video Mapping
<BR>
VCAL = Maui Calibration
<BR>
VVM = Maui Video Mapping
<BR>
VMN = Maui Nui
<BR>
OVM = Oahu Video Mapping
Publications -
Gibbs, A.E., Cochran, S.A., and Tierney, P.W., 2013, Seafloor video footage and
still-frame grabs from U.S. Geological Survey cruises in Hawaiian nearshore
waters: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 735, 11 p.
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/735/>" target ="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/735/>
Gibbs, A.E., Grossman, E.E., and Richmond, B.M., 2005.
Summary and Preliminary Interpretations of USGS Cruise A202HW: Underwater
Video Surveys Collected off of Oahu, Molokai, and Maui, Hawaii - June-July 2002.
U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2005-1244. 57p:
<A HREF="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1244/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1244/><BR>

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This page accomodates a variety of search approaches (e.g., by platform, by region, by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>, 20131029, Video data of field activity A-2-02-HW in Oahu, Molokai, Maui from 06/24/2002 to 07/11/2002: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -157.86778
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -156.41233
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.28844
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.57563

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 24-Jun-2002
    Ending_Date: 11-Jul-2002
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Oahu, Molokai, Maui
      This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • Point

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.

      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


  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Bruce Richmond (Chief Scientist, USGS CMG WR); Ann Gibbs (Chief Scientist, USGS CMG WR); Hank Chezar (Video Camera Sled, USGS CMG WR); Eric Grossman (Geologist, USGS CMG WR); Gerry Hatcher (Gis Applications, USGS CMG WR); Pat Chavez (Drop Camera, USGS); Joe Reich (Ship Captain)

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Why was the data set created?

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


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 06-Apr-2011 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    1/22/2003 gerry removed data flierS.
    
    11/18/2002 carolyn /infobank/a/a202hw/nav/a-2-02-hw.061
    carolyn
    Global poSitioning SyStem (GPS) data
    reformatted to InfoBank Standard format
    uSing command:
    awk '{ printf("%S %9.5f %10.5f %S %10.6f %11.6f\n", $1,$2,$3,$4,$2,$3)}'
    
    Input was...
    11/18/2002 clint /infobank/a/a202hw/nav/a-2-03-hw.060
    
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Unknown, USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details:
    Gibbs, A.E., Cochran, S.A., and Tierney, P.W., 2013, Seafloor video footage and still-frame grabs from U.S. Geological Survey cruises in Hawaiian nearshore waters: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 735, 11 p. <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/735/>" target ="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/735/> Gibbs, A.E., Grossman, E.E., and Richmond, B.M., 2005. Summary and Preliminary Interpretations of USGS Cruise A202HW: Underwater Video Surveys Collected off of Oahu, Molokai, and Maui, Hawaii - June-July 2002. U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2005-1244. 57p: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1244/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1244/>



How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Identified as best available version.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Unspecified

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

    Unspecified

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    Start and end date/times of data

    Navigation Data (a-2-02-hw.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200206262041440    200206262104420
    200206262155100    200206262203260
    200206262230540    200206262240020
    200206262252120    200206262308180
    200206262318040    200206270004200
    200206271810100    200206272028040
    200206272043540    200206272109440
    200206280211120    200206280257460
    200206280313540    200206280510320
    200206281915180    200206282337560
    200206301736320    200206302240120
    200207011741180    200207011944100
    200207011953320    200207012205420
    200207021805520    200207022222280
    200207032125140    200207032321000
    200207032329360    200207040257120
    200207041704100    200207041821200
    200207041853000    200207042056560
    200207042107340    200207042353580
    200207051832220    200207052024580
    200207052047060    200207060009180
    200207061658520    200207062002180
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Unspecified


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

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.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data A-2-02-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a202hw/html/a-2-02-hw.meta.html>

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:

Data format: ASCII Size: 6.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a202hw/html/a-2-02-hw.nav.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 29-Oct-2013
    Metadata author:
    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Metadata standard:
    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/> (FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>)


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