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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Collect field data data of field activity A-5-10-BI in northwest Big Island, Hawaii from 11/01/2010 to 11/09/2010
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Chief Scientists: Mike Field, Curt Storlazzi. Collect field data data of field activity A-5-10-BI in northwest Big Island, Hawaii from 11/01/2010 to 11/09/2010, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a510bi/html/a-5-10-bi.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
associated activity:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a111bi/html/a-1-11-bi.meta.html>" target ="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a111bi/html/a-1-11-bi.meta.html>
Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Hawaii
Publications -
Storlazzi, C.D., Field, M.E., Presto, M.K., Swarzenski, P.W., Logan, J.B.,
Reiss, T.E., Elfers, T.C., Cochran, S.A., Torresan M.E., and Chezar, H., 2013,
Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Pelekane and Kawaihae Bays,
Hawaii-measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, turbidity, and
geochronology-November 2010-March 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
2012-1264, 102 pp.
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1264/pdf/of2012-1264.pdf>" target ="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1264/pdf/of2012-1264.pdf>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
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  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, Collect field data data of field activity A-5-10-BI in northwest Big Island, Hawaii from 11/01/2010 to 11/09/2010: 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: -155.87296
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -155.82054
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.08017
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 19.94379

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a510bi/html/a-5-10-bi.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of A-5-10-BI

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Nov-2010
    Ending_Date: 09-Nov-2010
    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: northwest Big Island, Hawaii
      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?

    Mike Field (Chief scientist, USGS); Curt Storlazzi (co-chief scientist, USGS); Josh Logan (physical scientist, USGS); Kathy Presto (oceanographer, USGS); Tom Reiss (oceanographer, USGS); Hank Chezar (photographic technician, USGS); Tim Elfers (mechanical technician, USGS)

  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: 25-Sep-2013 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    /infobank/a/a510bi/nav/a-5-10-bi.650
    Note time of STREAM GAGE is fake..
    reformatted from /infobank/a/a510bi/meter/raw/A-5-10-BI.txt
    id	Name	dt_hst	lat	lon	utmx	utmy	utmzone
    CAMERA	Camera	11/5/2010 13:51	20.0232650	-155.8277834	204150.0	2216557.0	05Q
    CEN_MPRB15	Central MiniProbe (15m)	11/5/2010 15:23	20.0194671	-155.8315420	203749.4	2216143.0	05Q
    CEN_MPRB5	Central MiniProbe (5m)	11/4/2010 11:19	20.0233023	-155.8277434	204154.2	2216561.1	05Q
    
           1         2         3         4         5         6         7         8
    345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123
    
    

    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:
    Storlazzi, C.D., Field, M.E., Presto, M.K., Swarzenski, P.W., Logan, J.B., Reiss, T.E., Elfers, T.C., Cochran, S.A., Torresan M.E., and Chezar, H., 2013, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Pelekane and Kawaihae Bays, Hawaii-measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, turbidity, and geochronology-November 2010-March 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1264, 102 pp. <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1264/pdf/of2012-1264.pdf>" target ="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1264/pdf/of2012-1264.pdf>



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-5-10-bi.650)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201011040901000    201011040901000
    201011041118000    201011041119000
    201011041242000    201011041243000
    201011041400000    201011041400000
    201011051351000    201011051351000
    201011051522000    201011051523000
    201011051703000    201011051703000
    201011060939000    201011060940000
    201011061100000    201011061100000
    201011061433000    201011061433000
    201011080000000    201011080000000
    201011090844000    201011090844000
    201011100000000    201011100000000
    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-5-10-BI data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a510bi/html/a-5-10-bi.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a510bi/html/a-5-10-bi.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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