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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity F-11-89-CP in Central Pacific from 10/04/1989 to 10/28/1989
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Bong-Chool Suk, Mark Holmes. Geological and Geophysical data (2channelairgun, 12khz, 10khz, 3dot5khz, gravity, magnetics, GPS, integratednavigation, RhoRho, boxcore, gravitycore, boomerangcore, freefallgrab, chaindredge, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision) of field activity F-11-89-CP in Central Pacific from 10/04/1989 to 10/28/1989, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f1189cp/html/f-11-89-cp.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
2channelairgun two-channel airgun
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
10khz 10 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravity
magnetics magnetometer
GPS GPS satellite
integratednavigation
RhoRho Loran-C Rho-Rho
boxcore
gravitycore
boomerangcore
freefallgrab
chaindredge
underwatercamera
underwatertelevision

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, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity F-11-89-CP in Central Pacific from 10/04/1989 to 10/28/1989: 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: 171.16479
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -152.64148
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.19189
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 7.08508

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 04-Oct-1989
    Ending_Date: 28-Oct-1989
    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: Central Pacific
      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.

      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:
    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>


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?

    Matthew Gilby (Chief Engineer); Bob Hall (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Bong-Chool Suk (Chief Scientist, Kordi); Dong-Hyeok Shin (Geologist, Kordi); Hal Williams (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Hank Chezar (Photographer, USGS Western Region); Hoi-Soo Jeong (Geochemist, Kordi); Hyun-Sig Lim (Biologist, Kordi); Jean Riordan (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Jim Nicholson (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); John Cannan (Ship Captain); Kap-Sik Jeong (Geologist, Kordi); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Ki-Young Kim (Geophysicist, Kordi); Kyeong-Yong Lee (Geologist, Kordi); Lisa Webber (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Mark Holmes (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Michael Hamer (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Ransom Rideout (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Ron Holliday (Chief Mate); Seung-Hyeok Yang (Geophysicist, Kordi); Tom Lorenson (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Yong-Kuk Lee (Oceanographer, Kordi); Young-Sang Eo (Mechanical Technician, Kordi)

  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.
    
    

    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: 31-Oct-1998 (process 2 of 3)
    Gravity Data
    10/31/1998  /lion/f/f1189cp/grav/f-11-89-cp.150_053
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/23/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.150;1
    DUA0:[DRS.GRV]GRAVRED.EXE;4
    SKIPNSAVED Free Air Anomaly data
    
    02/06/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.140;1
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;
    Land tie data
    S-53 gravity land ties calculated by Kaye Kinoshita
    277/1910 - 968744.44
    301/2100 - 968770.50
    
    02/21/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.102;1
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]SKIPNSAVE.EXE;1
    Raw gravity data from digital meter
    
    02/21/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.131;1
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;
    Gravity SKIPNSAVE control data
    removed A and B from line numbers
    
    02/21/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.130;1
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;
    Gravity SKIPNSAVE control data
    from F1189CP.DAF
    
    02/20/90 HARRY DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1189CP.101;1
    DUA0:[DRS.GRV]VALIDGRAV.EXE;
    Raw gravity data from digital meter
    
    02/23/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F11FILT.070;1
    DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
    Eotvos/course/speed/distance data
    
    02/23/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1120SEC.070;1
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;1
    Eotvos/course/speed/distance data
    
    02/23/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F1120SEC.053;2
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]MERGEIT.EXE;3
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    02/23/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F1189CP.G]F11TIMES.053;1
    DUA0:[DRS.DSMPL]METAMUCIL.EXE;
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    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-Jun-2012 (process 3 of 3)
    Magnetics Data
    06/20/2012 carolyn f-11-89-cp.222_053
    
    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...
    10/31/1998  /lion/f/f1189cp/mag/f-11-89-cp.202_053
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/22/90 BECKIE DUA0:[DATA.F1189CP.M]F1189CP.202;1
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;
    Raw magnetics data
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    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:


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-11-89-cp.053 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198910042100000    198910210149000
    198910210200010    198910210216010
    198910210236010    198910220202010
    198910220216000    198910230233000
    198910230247000    198910230310000
    198910230400000    198910232041000
    198910232052000    198910240437000
    198910240450000    198910240620500
    198910240637030    198910241039000
    198910241052000    198910241434000
    198910241446000    198910250827000
    198910250842550    198910251041000
    198910251053000    198910281714000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Gravity Data (f-11-89-cp.150_053)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198910050100000    198910102233200
    198910102313400    198910120939400
    198910121259000    198910131254400
    198910131301000    198910131302400
    198910131308400    198910131616400
    198910131624000    198910141611400
    198910141618000    198910141618200
    198910141625400    198910142037400
    198910142044000    198910142315000
    198910142321200    198910152242400
    198910152248400    198910152254400
    198910160525000    198910160939400
    198910161407000    198910161841400
    198910170003000    198910170558400
    198910171051000    198910171345400
    198910171805000    198910172120400
    198910181055000    198910181334400
    198910181929000    198910181931400
    198910181943200    198910190139400
    198910190702000    198910190938400
    198910200907000    198910201632400
    198910202044000    198910202054000
    198910202102000    198910202311400
    198910210423400    198910210554400
    198910211025000    198910211454400
    198910211910000    198910211932200
    198910211941400    198910212213400
    198910220310000    198910220451400
    198910230520000    198910230857400
    198910231229000    198910231654400
    198910232055000    198910232109200
    198910232119000    198910232358400
    198910240345000    198910240428400
    198910242146000    198910242254400
    198910250335000    198910250729400
    198910251934000    198910251946400
    198910251952000    198910260754400
    198910260846000    198910262349400
    198910270000200    198910272344400
    198910272353400    198910280243200
    198910280250400    198910280524000
    198910280539200    198910281704400
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (f-11-89-cp.222_053)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198910042241200    198910060958400
    198910061049400    198910102238400
    198910102318400    198910120945000
    198910121045200    198910142320000
    198910142326200    198910152030000
    198910160532400    198910160934000
    198910161421200    198910161829400
    198910170006400    198910170605400
    198910171104200    198910171340000
    198910171819000    198910172120000
    198910181205200    198910181334000
    198910181934200    198910190145400
    198910190708200    198910190944400
    198910200913200    198910201611000
    198910202100200    198910202318000
    198910210501200    198910210633400
    198910211046000    198910211449000
    198910211925200    198910212220000
    198910220314400    198910220458200
    198910230522400    198910230903200
    198910231258200    198910231645000
    198910232111000    198910240004200
    198910240352200    198910240435000
    198910242156000    198910242302000
    198910250348200    198910250735400
    198910251948000    198910260805200
    198910260850400    198910262354400
    198910270005200    198910281710000
    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-11-89-CP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f1189cp/html/f-11-89-cp.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: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f1189cp/html/f-11-89-cp.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 6.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f1189cp/html/f-11-89-cp.grav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 4.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f1189cp/html/f-11-89-cp.mag.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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