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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity EW9410 (E-10-94-BS) in Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea from 08/06/1994 to 09/01/1994
Abstract:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Chief Scientist: Simon Klemperer. Geophysical data (multichannel, sonobuoy, gravity, magnetics, 3dot5khz) of field activity EW9410 (E-10-94-BS) in Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea from 08/06/1994 to 09/01/1994, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
multichannel 160-channel multichannel seismic system
sonobuoy wide-angle reflection/refraction
gravity
magnetics
3dot5khz depth sounder
Publications -
Brocher, T.M., Allen, R.M., Stone, D.B., Wolf, L.W., and Galloway, B.K., 1995,
Data report for onshore-offshore wide-angle seismic recordings in the
Bering-Chukchi Sea, western Alaska and eastern Siberia, 57 p., U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 95-650, URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95650>" tartet ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95650>
Additional publication information at:
<a HREF ="
<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11912>" target ="AK"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11912>

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.
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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/>, 20131029, Geophysical data of field activity EW9410 (E-10-94-BS) in Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea from 08/06/1994 to 09/01/1994: 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: -178.49923
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -154.28032
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.82599
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 53.84387

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 06-Aug-1994
    Ending_Date: 01-Sep-1994
    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, Chukchi Sea
      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:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Gravity with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/grav.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>
    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?

    Simon Klemperer (Chief Scientist, Stanford University); Jon Childs (Geophysicist, USGS Western Region); Brian Galloway (Geophysicist, Stanford University); Nikita Bogdanov (Geologist, Institute of the Lithosphere, Russian Academy of Sciences); Helios Gnibidenko (Geophysicist, Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences); Terri Plake (Geologist, Western Washington University); Arsenio Tepano (Watchstander, Western Washington University); Marian Cline (Watchstander, Princeton University); Joe Stennett (Science Officer, LDEO); Bill Robinson (Data Analyst, LDEO); Brian McKenna (Computer Technician, Digicon Inc.)

  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: 07-Jan-2008 (process 1 of 4)
    Navigation Data
    01/07/2008 clint temp
    /infobank/programs/edit/allcaps/allcaps
    
    Input was...
    03/12/2002 clint e-10-94-bs.060_n_all
    /infobank/programs/refmt/lamont2daps/lamont2daps
    
    

    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: 12-Mar-2002 (process 2 of 4)
    Gravity Data
    03/12/2002 clint e-10-94-bs.160_060_bgm3
    /infobank/programs/refmt/lamont2daps/lamont2daps
    
    

    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-Jun-2012 (process 3 of 4)
    Magnetics Data
    06/20/2012 carolyn e-10-94-bs.222_060
    
    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/magred1111/magred1111.for
    Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
    with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
    
    Input was...
    03/12/2002 clint e-10-94-bs.220_060
    /infobank/programs/refmt/lamont2daps/lamont2daps
    
    

    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: 12-Mar-2002 (process 4 of 4)
    Bathymetry Data
    03/12/2002 clint e-10-94-bs.320_060
    /infobank/programs/refmt/lamont2daps/lamont2daps
    
    

    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:
    Brocher, T.M., Allen, R.M., Stone, D.B., Wolf, L.W., and Galloway, B.K., 1995, Data report for onshore-offshore wide-angle seismic recordings in the Bering-Chukchi Sea, western Alaska and eastern Siberia, 57 p., U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-650, URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95650>" tartet ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr95650> Additional publication information at: <a HREF ="<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11912>" target ="AK"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/11912>



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 (e-10-94-bs.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199408061700000    199409011830000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Gravity Data (e-10-94-bs.160_060_bgm3)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199408061703000    199408061744000
    199408061829000    199408072341000
    199408072353000    199408090327000
    199408090413000    199408090452000
    199408090557000    199408110801000
    199408110820000    199408140129000
    199408140153000    199408160156000
    199408160229000    199408170139000
    199408170156000    199408170331000
    199408170405000    199408171858000
    199408171909000    199408181930000
    199408181944000    199408182103000
    199408182228000    199408182326000
    199408182342000    199408190027000
    199408190043000    199408190142000
    199408190248000    199408190303000
    199408190318000    199408190420000
    199408190445000    199408190507000
    199408190523000    199408190616000
    199408190627000    199408191347000
    199408191358000    199408191413000
    199408191430000    199408191536000
    199408191605000    199408191713000
    199408191728000    199408191958000
    199408192024000    199408200316000
    199408200330000    199408200501000
    199408200520000    199408201141000
    199408201155000    199408201430000
    199408201444000    199408240545000
    199408240702000    199408240725000
    199408240845000    199408291040000
    199408291127000    199408310551000
    199408310602000    199408312056000
    199408312108000    199408312139000
    199408312151000    199409011111000
    199409011123000    199409011556000
    199409011615000    199409011625000
    199409011811000    199409011828000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (e-10-94-bs.222_060)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199408080617000    199408101459000
    199408111424000    199408181606000
    199408200740000    199408310100000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (e-10-94-bs.320_060)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199408061743000    199408161700000
    199408161746000    199408162330000
    199408170023000    199408201930000
    199408202030000    199408240100000
    199408240200000    199408271900000
    199408272000000    199408280100000
    199408280200000    199408280200000
    199408280300000    199408300611000
    199408300706000    199409011806000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (e-10-94-bs.410)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199408080620012    199408080710130
    199408080715466    199408090316495
    199408090556343    199408110347493
    199408110409494    199408110500294
    199408110522294    199408110618095
    199408110640095    199408110746498
    199408110808495    199408111435499
    199408111449099    199408160914076
    199408160934193    199408161012043
    199408161026302    199408161124248
    199408161143477    199408161203092
    199408161208161    199408161300408
    199408161319542    199408161444430
    199408161503403    199408161607081
    199408161624248    199408161744295
    199408161801485    199408161924224
    199408162004157    199408162307223
    199408162325317    199408162337592
    199408170000059    199408170031230
    199408170048492    199408170057024
    199408170107127    199408170139428
    199408170206290    199408170231494
    199408170241498    199408170320109
    199408170427512    199408170429188
    199408170445189    199408170506465
    199408170538014    199408170546145
    199408170554049    199408170909245
    199408170928415    199408171018127
    199408171032341    199408171216418
    199408171235565    199408171346266
    199408171404254    199408171514316
    199408171532425    199408171703572
    199408171735442    199408171901518
    199408171909383    199408181554369
    199408200852151    199408310107036
    199408312100292    199408312101436
    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 EW9410 (E-10-94-BS) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-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:

Data format: ASCII Size: 4.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 7.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.grav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.mag.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.bath.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 5.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/e/e1094bs/html/e-10-94-bs.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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