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What does this data set describe?

Title:
High-Resolution Seismic and Push Coring and Water Sampling data of field activity 97KEY01 (C-1-97-FL) in Just north of Molasses Reef off north Key Largo (Upper Keys) to east boundary of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary (Lower Keys) from 10/12/1997 to 11/02/1997
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida. Chief Scientist: Barbara Lidz. High-Resolution Seismic and Push Coring and Water Sampling data (boomer, hydrophone, GPS, drillcore, pushcore) of field activity 97KEY01 (C-1-97-FL) in Just north of Molasses Reef off north Key Largo (Upper Keys) to east boundary of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary (Lower Keys) from 10/12/1997 to 11/02/1997, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c197fl/html/c-1-97-fl.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boomer subbottomprofiler Brand: ORE (Ocean Research Equipment), Model: Model 5420, Geopulse Power Supply, Media: Digital, Code: BOOM, Comment: Huntec Plate, using Delph Win v1.34, 100 Joules
hydrophone Brand: ITI, Model: ST-5, Media: N/A, Code: HPHON, Comment: 6 meter streamer
GPS Brand: Rockwell, Model: PLGR P-code, Media: , Code: GPS, Comment: plg_gga.pln nav driver, FUGAWI V2.08 Navigation Acquisition System
drillcore Brand: NX , Model: wire line, Code: HD, Comment: Hydraulic drill; Brand: OYO, Model: OYO 608, Media: Paper, Code: OYO, Comment: Hard bottom core
pushcore
Notes -
Wells sampled are associated with Gene Shinn's Ecosystem and Restoration Management, ERM, project in the Florida keys region
Publications -
Peery, Gina M., Lidz, Barbara, and Wiese, Dana S., 2002, Archive of boomer
seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruise 97KEY01 upper and middle
Florida Keys 12 October - 1 November, 1997: U. S. Geological Survey Open-
File Report 02-421.<BR>

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, High-Resolution Seismic and Push Coring and Water Sampling data of field activity 97KEY01 (C-1-97-FL) in Just north of Molasses Reef off north Key Largo (Upper Keys) to east boundary of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary (Lower Keys) from 10/12/1997 to 11/02/1997: 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: -81.38702
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.29366
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.14657
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.39828

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 12-Oct-1997
    Ending_Date: 02-Nov-1997
    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:
      Just north of Molasses Reef off north Key Largo (Upper Keys) to east boundary of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary (Lower Keys)
      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
    
    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?

    Barbara Lidz (Chief Scientist, USGS St. Petersburg); Dana Wiese (Electronics Technician, USGS St. Petersburg); Philip Thompson (Electronics Technician, USGS St. Petersburg); Donald Hickey (Scientific Technician, USGS St. Petersburg); Gary Multer (Geologist - Retired, University of Miami); Robert Rowland (Geologist - Retired, Fairleigh Dickinson University); Chris Reich (Geologist, USGS St. Petersburg); Gene Shinn (Geologist, USGS St. Petersburg)

  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: 11-Apr-2006 (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:
    Peery, Gina M., Lidz, Barbara, and Wiese, Dana S., 2002, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruise 97KEY01 upper and middle Florida Keys 12 October - 1 November, 1997: U. S. Geological Survey Open- File Report 02-421.



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-1-97-fl.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199710151303530    199710151452110
    199710151458530    199710151622130
    199710151635410    199710152218110
    199710161231100    199710161721520
    199710161728000    199710162245480
    199710171306510    199710171417350
    199710171604030    199710172105110
    199710172256190    199710172332090
    199710181225210    199710181623450
    199710181629570    199710181723190
    199710181832350    199710182126510
    199710191229040    199710192213060
    199710201309330    199710202016290
    199710211450250    199710212202230
    199710221215140    199710222028500
    199710231459190    199710231743150
    199710241532090    199710241616110
    199710241745050    199710241914230
    199710251503450    199710252044310
    199710271223270    199710271328090
    199710271416510    199710271549390
    199710271650370    199710271810430
    199710271857270    199710271947110
    199710281240270    199710282131590
    199710291256080    199710292221200
    199710301608350    199710301733310
    199710301827550    199710301900130
    199710302108210    199710302201430
    199710311522290    199710311620110
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (c-1-97-fl.410_boomer)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199710151303530    199710151452110
    199710151458530    199710151622130
    199710151635410    199710152218110
    199710161231100    199710161721520
    199710161728000    199710162245480
    199710171306510    199710171417350
    199710171604030    199710172105110
    199710172256190    199710172332090
    199710181225210    199710181623450
    199710181629570    199710181723190
    199710181832350    199710182126510
    199710191229040    199710192213060
    199710201309330    199710202016290
    199710211450250    199710212202230
    199710221215140    199710222028500
    199710231459190    199710231743150
    199710241532090    199710241616110
    199710241745050    199710241914230
    199710251503450    199710252044310
    199710271223270    199710271328090
    199710271416510    199710271549390
    199710271650370    199710271810430
    199710271857270    199710271947110
    199710281240270    199710282131590
    199710291256080    199710292221200
    199710301608350    199710301733310
    199710301827550    199710301900130
    199710302108210    199710302201430
    199710311522290    199710311620110
    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 97KEY01 (C-1-97-FL) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c197fl/html/c-1-97-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: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c197fl/html/c-1-97-fl.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c197fl/html/c-1-97-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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