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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity D-3-81-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/08/1981 to 07/28/1981
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Paul Carlson, Herman Karl. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, minisparker, sidescansonar, magnetics, airgun, underwatertelevision, boxcore, dartcore, vibratingcore, VanVeengrab, waterbucket, gravitycore, CTDmeter, Hydroproducts, expendablebatthermograph, heatflow, Niskenbottle) of field activity D-3-81-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/08/1981 to 07/28/1981, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/d/d381bs/html/d-3-81-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
minisparker
sidescansonar
magnetics
airgun single-channel airgun
underwatertelevision
boxcore
dartcore
vibratingcore
VanVeengrab
waterbucket
gravitycore
CTDmeter
Hydroproducts
expendablebatthermograph
heatflow
Niskenbottle
Publications -
Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., Fischer, Jeffrey M., and Edwards, Brian D.,
1982, Geologic hazards in Navarin Basin Province, northern Bering Sea:
Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 14, v. 1, p. 73-87.


Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1982, High-resolution seismic reflection
profiles; Navarin Basin Province, northern Bering Sea, 1981: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 82-0786, 6 p. URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82786>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82786>
Additional publication information at:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11426>" target ="NEW"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11426>


Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1982, Location and description of sediment
samples; Navarin Basin Province, Bering Sea, 1980-81: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 82-0958, 6 p.


Fischer, J.M., Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1982, Bathymetric map of Navarin
Basin Province, northern Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
82-1038, 11 p.


Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Johnson, Kenneth A., 1981, Morphology,
sedimentology, and genesis of three large submarine canyons adjacent to
Navarin Basin, Bering Sea, in Association round table; 1981 American
Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions; Society
For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA; technical program summaries and abstracts:
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 65, no. 5, p. 909.


Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., and Cacchione, D.A., 1981, Factors influencing
sediment transport at shelf break, in 1981 American Association of Petroleum
Geologists annual convention with divisions; Society For Sedimentary
Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin,
v. 65, no. 5, p. 943.


Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Quinterno, Paula J., 1982,
Sedimentologic processes in world's largest submarine canyons, Bering Sea,
Alaska, in Braunstein, Jules, and Thomson, A.F., chairperson, 95th annual
meeting, The Geological Society of America: Geological Society of America
Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 7, p. 459-460.


Carlson, P.R., Fischer, J.M., and Karl, H.A., 1983, Two newly discovered
submarine canyons on the Alaskan continental margin of Bering Sea: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0024, 38 p.


Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Post, Austin, Wheeler, M.C., and Powell, R.D.,
1983, Maps showing post-neoglacial sediment thickness and bathymetry in Tarr
Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies
Map MF-1456, 1 sheet.


Vogel, Timothy M., Kvenvolden, Keith A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1981,
Geochemical prospecting for hydrocarbons in Navarin Basin province, in 1981
American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions;
Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Bulletin, v. 65, no. 5, p. 1004.


Carlson, P.R., Karl, H.A., Kvenvolden, K.A., Vogel, T.M., and Fischer, J.A.,
1983, Sea-floor hazards of the Navarin Basin, northern Bering Sea: U.S.
Geological Survey Professional Paper 1375, p. 118-119.


Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1984, Discovery of two new large
submarine canyons in the Bering Sea: Marine Geology, v. 56, no. 1-4, p. 159-179.


Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1984, Geologic hazards, in Karl, H.A., and
Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province;
results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
84-0089, p. 11-14.


Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1984, Textural variations of surficial bottom
sediment, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface
geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 15-20.


Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1984, Rates of sediment accumulation, in
Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin
Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 21-27.


Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1984, Rates of sediment accumulation, in Karl,
H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin
province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 21-27.


Carlson, P.R., Fischer, J.M., Karl, H.A., and Larkin, Christopher, 1984,
Isopach map of seismic unit A, youngest sedimentary sequence in Navarin Basin,
in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology,
Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 33-38.


Edwards, B.D., and Lee, H.J., 1984, Summary of Navarin Basin geotechnical
characteristics, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and
near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field
seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 39-54.


Golan-Bac, Margaret, and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1984, Hydrocarbon gases in
sediments; results from 1981 field season, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R.,
eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the
1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 55-75.


Quinterno, Paula, 1984, Benthic foraminifers, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson,
P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results
of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089,
p. 76-99.


Baldauf, Jack G., 1984, Diatom analysis of surface samples recovered from
Pervenets Canyon, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and
near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field
seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 100-112.


Blunt, D.J., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1984, Aspartic acid geochronology of
molluscs, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface
geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 113-118.


Karl, Herman A., Carlson, Paul R., and Cacchione, David A., 1983, Factors that
influence sediment transport at the shelfbreak, in Stanley, Daniel Jean and
Moore, George T., eds., The shelfbreak; critical interface on continental
margins: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special
Publication, v. 33, p. 219-231.


Field, Michael E., Carlson, Paul R., and Hall, Robert K., 1983, Seismic facies
of shelfedge deposits, U.S. Pacific continental margin, in Stanley, Daniel
Jean, and Moore, George T., eds., The shelfbreak; critical interface on
continental margins: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists
Special Publication, v. 33, p. 299-313.


Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1982, Puzzling mass
movement features in the Navarinsky Canyon head, Bering Sea, in Seafloor
stability of continental margins research conference: Geo-Marine Letters,
v. 2, no. 3-4, p. 123-127.


Karl, Herman A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1982, Large sand waves in Navarinsky
Canyon head, Bering Sea, in Seafloor stability of continental margins research
conference: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 2, no. 3-4, p. 157-162.


Carlson, Paul R., Golan-Bac, Margaret., Karl, Herman A., and Kvenvolden, Keith
A., 1985, Seismic and geochemical evidence for shallow gas in sediment on
Navarin continental margin, Bering Sea: American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Bulletin, v. 69, no. 3, p. 422-436.


Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1985, Mass movement of fine-grained
sediment to the basin floor, Bering Sea, Alaska, in Origins, transport, and
deposition of fine-grained sediments, 1984 Society For Sedimentary Geology
research conference, Part 1: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 3-4, p. 221-225.


Karl, Herman A., Carlson, P.R., and Johnson, K.H., 1984, Sediment distribution
on the outer continental margin of an epicontinental sea; Bering Sea, Alaska,
in Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists first annual midyear
meeting: Society For Sedimentary Geology Midyear Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 41.


Karl, H.A., Cacchione, D.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1986, Internal-wave currents
as a mechanism to account for large sand waves in Navarinsky Canyon head,
Bering Sea: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 56, no. 5, p. 706-714.


Karl, Herman A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1987, Surface current patterns
suggested by suspended sediment distribution over the outer continental
margin, Bering Sea: Marine Geology, v. 74, no. 3-4, p. 301-308.


Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., Johnson, K.H., and Rearic, Douglas M., 1987,
Grain-size parameters and constituent grain composition of surface sediment
in Navarin Basin Province, Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
87-0064, 26 p.


Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1988, Development of large submarine
canyons in the Bering Sea, indicated by morphologic, seismic, and
sedimentologic characteristics: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.
100, no. 10, p. 1594-1615.


Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1991, Mass sediment
failure and transport features revealed by acoustic techniques, Beringian
margin, Bering Sea, Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 10, no. 1-2, p. 33-51.


Carlson, P.R., Karl, H.A., Edwards, B.D., Gardner, J.V., and Hall, R., 1993,
Mass movement related to large submarine canyons along the Beringian margin,
Alaska, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides;
selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey
Bulletin 2002, p. 104-116.

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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, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity D-3-81-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/08/1981 to 07/28/1981: 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: 179.52966
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -174.09866
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 61.14167
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 56.86867

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 08-Jul-1981
    Ending_Date: 28-Jul-1981
    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: Bering Sea, Alaska
      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 1927.
      The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.4.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.

      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:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.html>
    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?

    Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Herman Karl (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)

  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: 30-Oct-2000 (process 1 of 3)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/14/85 EDM USR$DISK:[CLINT.NAV1.D381BS]D381BS.052;
    DRA1:[EDM]REFORMAT.EXE;
    
    

    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>

    Date: 03-May-2013 (process 2 of 3)
    Magnetics Data
    05/03/2013 carolyn d-3-81-bs.221_052
    time/data style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal data
    earlier data set
    
    Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
    IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/vmod/igrf11.f>
    with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
    /infobank/programs/mag/magred11/magred11.for
    Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
    with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
    
    Input was...
    05/03/2013 carolyn d-3-81-bs.201_052
    /infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    /infobank/d/d381bs/mag/d-3-81-bs.201
    time/data style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal data
    data acquisition systems
    
    From Geopotential log sheets, we found magnetics collected from 1981189
    belong to field activity D-3-81-BS not D-2-81-BS;
    so we moved those records from d-2-81-bs.200. - CDegnan, 05/03/2013
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    05/06/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.D281BS]D281BS.200;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    from disco81.magred
    
           1         2
    345678901234567890123
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/14/85 EDM USR$DISK:[CLINT.NAV1.D381BS]D381BS.052;
    DRA1:[EDM]REFORMAT.EXE;
    
           1         2         3         4         5
    345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    
    

    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>

    Date: 20-Nov-2000 (process 3 of 3)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /lion/d/d381bs/bath/d-3-81-bs.335_052
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    12/23/85 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]D381BS.335;
    DRB0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    This file was hand-digetized in 2-way traveltime(secs).
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/14/85 EDM USR$DISK:[CLINT.NAV1.D381BS]D381BS.052;
    DRA1:[EDM]REFORMAT.EXE;
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    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:
    Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., Fischer, Jeffrey M., and Edwards, Brian D., 1982, Geologic hazards in Navarin Basin Province, northern Bering Sea: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 14, v. 1, p. 73-87.
    Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1982, High-resolution seismic reflection profiles; Navarin Basin Province, northern Bering Sea, 1981: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0786, 6 p. URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82786>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82786> Additional publication information at: <A HREF ="<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11426>" target ="NEW"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11426>
    Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1982, Location and description of sediment samples; Navarin Basin Province, Bering Sea, 1980-81: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0958, 6 p.
    Fischer, J.M., Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1982, Bathymetric map of Navarin Basin Province, northern Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-1038, 11 p.
    Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Johnson, Kenneth A., 1981, Morphology, sedimentology, and genesis of three large submarine canyons adjacent to Navarin Basin, Bering Sea, in Association round table; 1981 American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions; Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA; technical program summaries and abstracts: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 65, no. 5, p. 909.
    Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., and Cacchione, D.A., 1981, Factors influencing sediment transport at shelf break, in 1981 American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions; Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 65, no. 5, p. 943.
    Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Quinterno, Paula J., 1982, Sedimentologic processes in world's largest submarine canyons, Bering Sea, Alaska, in Braunstein, Jules, and Thomson, A.F., chairperson, 95th annual meeting, The Geological Society of America: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 14, no. 7, p. 459-460.
    Carlson, P.R., Fischer, J.M., and Karl, H.A., 1983, Two newly discovered submarine canyons on the Alaskan continental margin of Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0024, 38 p.
    Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Post, Austin, Wheeler, M.C., and Powell, R.D., 1983, Maps showing post-neoglacial sediment thickness and bathymetry in Tarr Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1456, 1 sheet.
    Vogel, Timothy M., Kvenvolden, Keith A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1981, Geochemical prospecting for hydrocarbons in Navarin Basin province, in 1981 American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions; Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 65, no. 5, p. 1004.
    Carlson, P.R., Karl, H.A., Kvenvolden, K.A., Vogel, T.M., and Fischer, J.A., 1983, Sea-floor hazards of the Navarin Basin, northern Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1375, p. 118-119.
    Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1984, Discovery of two new large submarine canyons in the Bering Sea: Marine Geology, v. 56, no. 1-4, p. 159-179.
    Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1984, Geologic hazards, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 11-14.
    Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1984, Textural variations of surficial bottom sediment, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 15-20.
    Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1984, Rates of sediment accumulation, in Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 21-27.
    Carlson, P.R., and Karl, H.A., 1984, Rates of sediment accumulation, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 21-27.
    Carlson, P.R., Fischer, J.M., Karl, H.A., and Larkin, Christopher, 1984, Isopach map of seismic unit A, youngest sedimentary sequence in Navarin Basin, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 33-38.
    Edwards, B.D., and Lee, H.J., 1984, Summary of Navarin Basin geotechnical characteristics, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 39-54.
    Golan-Bac, Margaret, and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1984, Hydrocarbon gases in sediments; results from 1981 field season, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 55-75.
    Quinterno, Paula, 1984, Benthic foraminifers, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 76-99.
    Baldauf, Jack G., 1984, Diatom analysis of surface samples recovered from Pervenets Canyon, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 100-112.
    Blunt, D.J., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1984, Aspartic acid geochronology of molluscs, in Karl, H.A., and Carlson, P.R., eds., Surface and near-surface geology, Navarin Basin province; results of the 1980-81 field seasons: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0089, p. 113-118.
    Karl, Herman A., Carlson, Paul R., and Cacchione, David A., 1983, Factors that influence sediment transport at the shelfbreak, in Stanley, Daniel Jean and Moore, George T., eds., The shelfbreak; critical interface on continental margins: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication, v. 33, p. 219-231.
    Field, Michael E., Carlson, Paul R., and Hall, Robert K., 1983, Seismic facies of shelfedge deposits, U.S. Pacific continental margin, in Stanley, Daniel Jean, and Moore, George T., eds., The shelfbreak; critical interface on continental margins: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication, v. 33, p. 299-313.
    Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1982, Puzzling mass movement features in the Navarinsky Canyon head, Bering Sea, in Seafloor stability of continental margins research conference: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 2, no. 3-4, p. 123-127.
    Karl, Herman A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1982, Large sand waves in Navarinsky Canyon head, Bering Sea, in Seafloor stability of continental margins research conference: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 2, no. 3-4, p. 157-162.
    Carlson, Paul R., Golan-Bac, Margaret., Karl, Herman A., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1985, Seismic and geochemical evidence for shallow gas in sediment on Navarin continental margin, Bering Sea: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 69, no. 3, p. 422-436.
    Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1985, Mass movement of fine-grained sediment to the basin floor, Bering Sea, Alaska, in Origins, transport, and deposition of fine-grained sediments, 1984 Society For Sedimentary Geology research conference, Part 1: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 3-4, p. 221-225.
    Karl, Herman A., Carlson, P.R., and Johnson, K.H., 1984, Sediment distribution on the outer continental margin of an epicontinental sea; Bering Sea, Alaska, in Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists first annual midyear meeting: Society For Sedimentary Geology Midyear Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 41.
    Karl, H.A., Cacchione, D.A., and Carlson, P.R., 1986, Internal-wave currents as a mechanism to account for large sand waves in Navarinsky Canyon head, Bering Sea: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 56, no. 5, p. 706-714.
    Karl, Herman A., and Carlson, Paul R., 1987, Surface current patterns suggested by suspended sediment distribution over the outer continental margin, Bering Sea: Marine Geology, v. 74, no. 3-4, p. 301-308.
    Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., Johnson, K.H., and Rearic, Douglas M., 1987, Grain-size parameters and constituent grain composition of surface sediment in Navarin Basin Province, Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-0064, 26 p.
    Carlson, Paul R., and Karl, Herman A., 1988, Development of large submarine canyons in the Bering Sea, indicated by morphologic, seismic, and sedimentologic characteristics: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 100, no. 10, p. 1594-1615.
    Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1991, Mass sediment failure and transport features revealed by acoustic techniques, Beringian margin, Bering Sea, Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 10, no. 1-2, p. 33-51.
    Carlson, P.R., Karl, H.A., Edwards, B.D., Gardner, J.V., and Hall, R., 1993, Mass movement related to large submarine canyons along the Beringian margin, Alaska, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides; selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 104-116.



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

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

    Downloadable Data D-3-81-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/d/d381bs/html/d-3-81-bs.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:

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  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 29-Oct-2013
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    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)
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