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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Boomer and Chirp and Resistivity data of field activity 06FSH03 (C-1-06-FL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 09/25/2006 to 09/27/2006
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida. Chief Scientist: Chris Reich. Boomer and Chirp and Resistivity data (subbottomprofiler, boomer, LVB, Chirp, DGPS) of field activity 06FSH03 (C-1-06-FL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 09/25/2006 to 09/27/2006, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c106fl/html/c-1-06-fl.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
subbottomprofiler
boomer
LVB
Chirp
DGPS
Notes -
Digital 06FSH03 FACS logs were generated by
A. Harrison in May of 2007 using the handwritten logs and personal accounts of the crew members.
Publications -
Harrison, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Reich, C.D., Wiese,
D.S., Greenwood, J.W., and Swarzenski, P.W., 2007,
Archive of Digital Boomer and CHIRP Seismic Reflection
Data Collected During USGS Criuse 06FS03 Offshore of
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 2006,
U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 308, available on line at:
<a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/308/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/308/>

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.).
  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, Boomer and Chirp and Resistivity data of field activity 06FSH03 (C-1-06-FL) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 09/25/2006 to 09/27/2006: 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: -80.10981
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.06508
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 26.25173
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 26.05765

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 25-Sep-2006
    Ending_Date: 27-Sep-2006
    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: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
      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:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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?

    Chris Reich (Chief Scientist); Jason Greenwood,); Dana Wiese,)

  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: 10-Dec-2007 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data Unknown

    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:
    Harrison, A.S., Dadisman, S.V., Reich, C.D., Wiese, D.S., Greenwood, J.W., and Swarzenski, P.W., 2007, Archive of Digital Boomer and CHIRP Seismic Reflection Data Collected During USGS Criuse 06FS03 Offshore of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 2006, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 308, available on line at: <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/308/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/308/>



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 (c-1-06-fl.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200609252133230    200609252156340
    200609252156350    200609252214040
    200609252214460    200609252216270
    200609252216560    200609252219310
    200609252219570    200609252256110
    200609261254550    200609261300190
    200609261302040    200609261307470
    200609261309060    200609261351000
    200609261351001    200609261434110
    200609261434120    200609261553250
    200609261553270    200609261618060
    200609261618070    200609261659500
    200609261659501    200609261744320
    200609261744360    200609261908030
    200609261908031    200609262031470
    200609262031480    200609262155080
    200609262155110    200609262238200
    200609271536020    200609271549220
    200609271550200    200609271620160
    200609271621100    200609271648220
    200609271649080    200609271711400
    200609271713200    200609271726180
    200609271726200    200609271741120
    200609271741140    200609271756200
    200609271757060    200609271812420
    200609271812421    200609271823480
    200609271823500    200609271839120
    200609271839140    200609271850380
    200609271850381    200609271909460
    200609271909461    200609271918560
    200609271919020    200609271934580
    200609271934581    200609271945240
    200609271945260    200609272002260
    200609272002261    200609272010500
    200609272010501    200609272028540
    200609272028541    200609272049220
    200609272049221    200609272107460
    200609272107461    200609272201540
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (c-1-06-fl.410_boomer)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200609271536020    200609272201540
    Seismic Shots Data (c-1-06-fl.410_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200609252133230    200609262238200
    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 06FSH03 (C-1-06-FL) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c106fl/html/c-1-06-fl.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: 3.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c106fl/html/c-1-06-fl.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c106fl/html/c-1-06-fl.seis.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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