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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological data of field activity F-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, Yuba River, Yuba & Nevada Counties, Northern California from 04/01/2002 to 04/04/2002
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Jon Childs, Noah Snyder. Geological data (underwatercamera, VanVeengrab, YoNav) of field activity F-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, Yuba River, Yuba & Nevada Counties, Northern California from 04/01/2002 to 04/04/2002, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f102nc/html/f-1-02-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
underwatercamera Flying eyeball camera
VanVeengrab mini-VanVeen grab sampler
YoNav positioning
Notes -
Oz Houseboat was also used.
Publications -
Childs, J.R., Snyder, N.P., and Hampton, M.A.,
2003,
Bathymetric and geophysical surveys of Englebright Lake,
Yuba-Nevada counties, California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-383, 20 p.
<BR>
[<A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-383/>">
<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-383/>
</A>]
<BR>
<HR>
Snyder, N.P., Allen, J.R., Dare, C., Hampton, M.A., Schneider, G.,
Wooley, R.J., Alpers, C.N., and Marvin-DiPasquale, M.C.,
2003,
Sediment Grain-Size and Loss-on-Ignition Analyses from 2002
Englebright Lake Coring and Sampling Campaigns:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1080, 46 p.
<BR>
[<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>">
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>
</A>]
<BR>

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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 data of field activity F-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, Yuba River, Yuba & Nevada Counties, Northern California from 04/01/2002 to 04/04/2002: 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: -121.27488
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.20514
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.29994
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.24029

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Apr-2002
    Ending_Date: 04-Apr-2002
    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:
      Englebright Lake, Yuba River, Yuba & Nevada Counties, Northern California
      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:
    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?

    Jon Childs (Project Chief, geophysicist, USGS Menlo Park); Noah Snyder (Project Chief, geologist, USGS Santa Cruz); Larry Kooker (Electronic technician, USGS Menlo Park); Mike Boyle (Electronic technician, USGS Menlo Park); Gerry O'Brien (Boat handler, USGS Menlo Park); Hank Chezar (Photographic specialist, USGS Menlo Park)

  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: 28-May-2002 (process 1 of 2)
    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>

    Date: 28-May-2002 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    05/28/2002 clint f-1-02-nc.320_061
    /infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    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:
    Childs, J.R., Snyder, N.P., and Hampton, M.A., 2003, Bathymetric and geophysical surveys of Englebright Lake, Yuba-Nevada counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-383, 20 p.
    [<A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-383/>"> <http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-383/> </A>]
    Snyder, N.P., Allen, J.R., Dare, C., Hampton, M.A., Schneider, G., Wooley, R.J., Alpers, C.N., and Marvin-DiPasquale, M.C., 2003, Sediment Grain-Size and Loss-on-Ignition Analyses from 2002 Englebright Lake Coring and Sampling Campaigns: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1080, 46 p.
    [<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/> </A>]




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 (f-1-02-nc.061 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200204012311018    200204012352518
    200204020019419    200204020027579
    200204021740392    200204022041093
    200204022157198    200204022318596
    200204022340203    200204022344437
    200204030020490    200204030055264
    200204031715399    200204031830579
    200204032121593    200204032248526
    200204032327590    200204040031019
    200204041717552    200204042110125
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (f-1-02-nc.320_061)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200204012336183    200204012352554
    200204020005417    200204020027479
    200204021815102    200204022041075
    200204022149422    200204022318584
    200204022339188    200204022344434
    200204030019596    200204030038163
    200204030049530    200204030055267
    200204031721208    200204031734122
    200204031742165    200204031828446
    200204032121595    200204032221261
    200204032233119    200204032234544
    200204032243465    200204032248079
    200204032327590    200204040029236
    200204041717235    200204041725543
    200204041732132    200204041911535
    200204041919262    200204042110123
    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 F-1-02-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f102nc/html/f-1-02-nc.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: 1.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f102nc/html/f-1-02-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f102nc/html/f-1-02-nc.bath.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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