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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data of field activity B-2-07-WP in Guam, U.S. Territories from 10/31/2007 to 11/14/2007
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Chief Scientist: Curt Storlazzi. Data (OBS, ADCP, currentmeter, lightsensor, pressuresensor, digitalcamera, anemometer, GPS, tempsalinometer) of field activity B-2-07-WP in Guam, U.S. Territories from 10/31/2007 to 11/14/2007, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b207wp/html/b-2-07-wp.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
OBS Optical Backscatter sensors
ADCP Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers
currentmeter
lightsensor
pressuresensor
digitalcamera shore mounted
anemometer
GPS
tempsalinometer
Notes -
Associated activities:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b107wp/html/b-1-07-wp.meta.html>">B-1-07-WP</A>
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b108wp/html/b-1-08-wp.meta.html>">B-1-08-WP</A>
Publications -
Storlazzi, C.D.; Field, M.E.; Cheriton, O.M.; Presto, M.K.; Logan, J.B., 2013,
Rapid fluctuations in flow and water-column properties in Asan Bay, Guam:
implications for selective resilience of coral reefs in warming seas; Coral Reef
s, v. 32, Issue 4, pp 949-961; URL:
<A HREF ="<http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00338-013-1061-x>" target ="NEW"><http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00338-013-1061-x>
Storlazzi, C.D., Presto, M.K., and Logan, J.B., 2009, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in War-in-the-Pacific National Historical Park, Guam; measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, and turbidity, June 2007-January 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1195, 79 p. URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1195/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1195/>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
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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/>, 20140414, Data of field activity B-2-07-WP in Guam, U.S. Territories from 10/31/2007 to 11/14/2007: 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: 144.61842
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: 144.80054
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 13.53661
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 13.35789

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 31-Oct-2007
    Ending_Date: 14-Nov-2007
    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: Guam, U.S. Territories
      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>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Samples with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/samp.html>
    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
    


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?

    Curt Storlazzi (Oceanographer, Scuba Diver, USGS); Josh Logan (Information Specialist, Navigation, Scuba Diver, USGS); Kathy Presto (Oceanographer, Instrumentation, USGS); Dave Gonzales (Electronics Tech, 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: 09-May-2008 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    /infobank/b/b207wp/nav/b-2-07-wp.060
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal-spatial data
    
    Input was...
    /infobank/b/b207wp/meter/b-2-07-wp.onoff.ctdmeter
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal domain
    FACS Operation logbook
    
    /infobank/b/b107wp/meter/raw/b-2-07-wp.meter
    SiteID          Type                         Date (CST)  Date (UTC)  Lat       Lon
    AdelupePtRDI    ADCP                         11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.48320  144.72878
    CamelRockRDI    ADCP                         11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.48175  144.70439
    Camera          Camera                       10/26/2007  10/26/2007  13.46002  144.71518
    CutMooring      Turbidity/CT sensor mooring  11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47638  144.71548
    CutNortec       ADCP                         11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47456  144.71602
    CutMicroCatOBS  Turbidity/CT sensor          11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47502  144.71488
    CutYSI          Turbidity/CT sensor          11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47433  144.71594
    MidEastMooring  Turbidity/CT sensor mooring  11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.48064  144.71798
    MidEastRDI      ADCP                         11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.48041  144.71789
    MidWestMooring  Turbidity/CT sensor mooring  11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47789  144.71266
    MidWestRDI      ADCP                         11/4/2007   11/4/2007   13.47793  144.71257
    StreamGauge     Stream Gauge                 10/26/2007  10/26/2007  13.47270  144.71337
    WeatherStation  Weather Station              10/26/2007  10/26/2007  13.47472  144.71857
    
    CTD Profiles
    CTD Profile ID    Type    Date-Time (CST)    Date-Time (UTC)    Lat    Lon
    
           1         2         3
    345678901234567890123456789012345
    
    

    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.; Cheriton, O.M.; Presto, M.K.; Logan, J.B., 2013, Rapid fluctuations in flow and water-column properties in Asan Bay, Guam: implications for selective resilience of coral reefs in warming seas; Coral Reef s, v. 32, Issue 4, pp 949-961; URL: <A HREF ="<http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00338-013-1061-x>" target ="NEW"><http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00338-013-1061-x> Storlazzi, C.D., Presto, M.K., and Logan, J.B., 2009, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in War-in-the-Pacific National Historical Park, Guam; measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, and turbidity, June 2007-January 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1195, 79 p. URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1195/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1195/>



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 (b-2-07-wp.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200711032206000    200711032206000
    200711032216000    200711032216000
    200711032225000    200711032225000
    200711032232000    200711032237000
    200711032244000    200711032311000
    200711032317000    200711032317000
    200711032324000    200711032324000
    200711032331000    200711032331000
    200711032338000    200711032348000
    200711040102000    200711040102000
    200711040115000    200711040136000
    200711040143000    200711040147000
    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 B-2-07-WP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b207wp/html/b-2-07-wp.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/b/b207wp/html/b-2-07-wp.nav.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 14-Apr-2014
    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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