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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity F-4-86-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 09/03/1986 to 09/30/1986
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Alan Cooper, Andy Stevenson. Geophysical data (10khz, 3dot5khz, 2channelairgun, Gloriasidescan, tempsalinometer, gravity, gradiometer, expendablebatthermograph) of field activity F-4-86-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 09/03/1986 to 09/30/1986, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f486bs/html/f-4-86-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
10khz 10 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
2channelairgun two-channel airgun
Gloriasidescan
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
gravity
gradiometer
expendablebatthermograph
Notes -
Geological LOng-Range Inclined Asdic (GLORIA) Umnak Plateau area
<http://kai.er.usgs.gov/gloria/>
<HR>
Associated cruises in Alaska
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f187bs/html/f-1-87-bs.meta.html>">F-1-87-BS</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f286bs/html/f-2-86-bs.meta.html>">F-2-86-BS</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f386bs/html/f-3-86-bs.meta.html>">F-3-86-BS</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f486bs/html/f-4-86-bs.meta.html>">F-4-86-BS</A>
Publications -
Paskevich, V.F., Wong, F.L., O'Malley, J.J., Stevenson, A.J., and Gutmacher,
C.E., 2011, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of the U.S. Exclusive
Economic Zone and adjacent areas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
2010-1332, URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1332/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1332/>


Paskevich, Valerie F.; Wong, Florence L.; O'Malley, John J.; Stevenson, Andrew
J.; Gutmacher, Christina E., 2010, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of
the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone and adjacent areas, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/#search:basic/query=OFR%202010-1332/page=1/page_size=100:0>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/#search:basic/query=OFR%202010-1332/page=1/page_size=100:0>
Cooper, Alan K., Stevenson, Andrew J., Kenyon, Neil H., and Bishop, Derek, 1986, GLORIA study of
the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska, southern Bering Sea; initial report for cruise F4-86-BS,
3 September to 30 September 1986: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0596, 19 p.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Karl, H.A., Marlow, M.S., Stevenson, A.J.,
Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., and Parson, L.M., 1987, Long-range side scan sonar and
geophysical survey of the Aleutian Basin: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions,
v. 68, no. 9, p. 122-123.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Karl, H.A., Marlow, M.S.,
Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., and Parson, L., 1987, GLORIA side-scan
imagery of Aleutian Basin, Bering Sea slope and abyssal plain: American Association of
Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 71, no. 5, p. 536.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Hunter, R.E., Karl, H.A., Marlow, Michael S.,
Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., Parson, L.M., Bohannon, R.G., Edwards, B.D.,
Vallier, T.L., Dobson, M.F., and Masson, D.G., 1988, GLORIA sonographic mosaics of the
Bering Sea and the western Aleutian Arc and adjacent North Pacific, in Carter, Lorna M., ed.,
USGS research on energy resources, 1988; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey
Circular 1025, p. 14-15.<BR>
<HR>
Stevenson, Andrew J., Karl, Herman A., Gardner, J.V., Cooper, Alan K., Carlson,
Paul R., and Edwards, B.D., 1988, Slope failure and sediment mass movement on the margins
of the Aleutian Basin, styles and causes: Geological Society of America Abstracts with
Programs, v. 20, no. 7, p. 129.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, Paul R., Marlow, Michael S., Cooper, Alan K., Stevenson, Andrew J.,
and Parson, Lindsay M., 1986, First GLORIA images of giant Bering canyons: Society For
Sedimentary Geology Midyear Meeting Abstracts, v. 3, p. 18.<BR>
<HR>
Hall, R.K., Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., Cooper, Alan K., Gardner, James V., Hunter, R.E.,
Marlow, M.S., and Stevenson, A.J., 1988, Bathymetric map of the Bowers Basin and Aleutian Basin
east of the U.S.-U.S.S.R. 1867 Convention Line, Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 89-0548, 8 p., 2 sheets.<BR>
<HR>
Marlow, M.S., Cooper, Alan K., Dadisman, S.V., Geist, Eric L., and Carlson, Paul R.,
1990, Bowers Swell; evidence for a zone of compressive deformation concentric with Bowers
Ridge, Bering Sea: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 7, no. 4, p. 398-409.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., Edwards, Brian D., Gardner, James V., and
Hall, Robert K., 1990, Submarine slumps, slides, and flows dominate sculpting of
Beringian margin, Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 74,
no. 6, p. 963.<BR>
<HR>
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.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1991, Mass sediment
failure and transport features revealed by acoutic techniques, Beringian Margin,
Bering Sea, Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 10, p. 33-51.

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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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity F-4-86-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 09/03/1986 to 09/30/1986: 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: 179.46860
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -165.71449
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 56.17770
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 51.84360

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 03-Sep-1986
    Ending_Date: 30-Sep-1986
    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.

      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?

    Alan Cooper (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Andy Stevenson (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: 05-Feb-1996 (process 1 of 4)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    10/24/86 CLINT DRS$DATA:[F486BS.N]F486BS.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    10/24/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.N]F46N01.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.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: 31-Oct-1998 (process 2 of 4)
    Gravity Data
    10/31/1998  /lion/f/f486bs/grav/f-4-86-bs.151_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    06/15/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.G]F486BS.151;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]SKIPNSAVE.EXE;
    
    04/07/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.G]F486BS.131;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;6
    from Guy Cochrane, to SKIPNSAVE the free air values
    made changes from Guy, 6/15/87
    
    04/10/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.G]F486BS.162;
    DUA0:[DRS.GRV]GRAVRED.EXE;2
    
    10/17/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS]F486BS.140;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    Gravity Meter S53
    first tie is fake
    IGSN'71 Dutch Harbor Airport 981538.6
    
    10/24/86 EDM DRS$DATA:[F486BS.G]F486BS.102;
    DUA0:[DRS.GRV]VALIDGRAV.EXE;
    as per instruction from Guy Cochrane, filtered gravity and spring tension:
    253/1800-254/2100
    255/1200-256/1745
    257/0700-259/0100
    259/0400-260/0130
    265/2100-267/0550
    268/0240-268/1400
    271/2340-273/1025
    
    03/19/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS]F486BS.072;
    DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
    filtered 20 second eotvos for gravity processing
    low=0; high=.02222; gibbs=50
    
    03/19/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[ACOOPER]F486BS.071;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    03/19/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[ACOOPER]F420SEC.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]MERGEIT.EXE;1
    
    10/24/86 CLINT DRS$DATA:[F486BS.N]F486BS.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    10/24/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.N]F46N01.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    10/24/86 CLINT DRS$DATA:[F486BS.N]F486BS.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    10/24/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.N]F46N01.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.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>

    Date: 26-Oct-2012 (process 3 of 4)
    Magnetics Data
    10/26/2012 carolyn f-4-86-bs.261_070
    
    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...
    10/26/2012 carolyn f-4-86-bs.242_070
    /infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    10/25/2011 DanScheirer f-4-86-bs.242
    Converted /infobank/f/f486bs/mag/f-4-86-bs.241 to f-4-86-bs.242 by fixing magnetic
    field values starting at 19862610004520 using: NEW = (OLD-40000.)*10.
    This conversion was validated by inspection of the Geopotential
    Sensor Log sheets from the cruise.
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    2/15/89 This file is a remake of an older version of f486bs.240
            which is on a DRS Archive Tape.  This is a more complete file
            and is going to be called f486bs.241 (per Carolyn Degnan/J.Riordan)
            rather than delete the old f486bs.240 file from the DRS Tape.
    
    05/19/87 GARY DUA0:[DRS.DBASE.TDUMP]F486BS.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;6
    
    11/12/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.M]F486BS.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    10/22/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.M]F46M01.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.MAG]REFMTMAG.EXE;1
    
    05/19/87 GARY DUA0:[DRS.DBASE.TDUMP]F486BS.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;6
    
    11/12/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.M]F486BS.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    10/22/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.M]F46M01.240;
    DUA0:[DRS.MAG]REFMTMAG.EXE;1
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    10/24/86 CLINT DRS$DATA:[F486BS.N]F486BS.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    10/24/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.N]F46N01.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.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>

    Date: 31-Oct-1998 (process 4 of 4)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /lion/f/f486bs/bath/f-4-86-bs.332_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    05/19/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.B]F486BS.332;
    DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    back-calculated travel time from edited depths
    
    05/11/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.B]F486BS.331;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]MERGEIT.EXE;1
    
    05/11/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F486BS.B]F486BS.331;
    DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    back calculating travel times from depths
    
    05/05/87 EDM DRS$DATA:[F486BS]F486BS.330;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.EXE;
    
    05/05/87 EDM DRS$DATA:[F486BS]F486BS.330;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    10/24/86 CLINT DRS$DATA:[F486BS.N]F486BS.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    10/24/86 EDM DUA0:[DATA.F486BS.N]F46N01.050;
    DUA0:[DRS.EDIT]REFARN.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:
    Paskevich, V.F., Wong, F.L., O'Malley, J.J., Stevenson, A.J., and Gutmacher, C.E., 2011, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone and adjacent areas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1332, URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1332/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1332/>
    Paskevich, Valerie F.; Wong, Florence L.; O'Malley, John J.; Stevenson, Andrew J.; Gutmacher, Christina E., 2010, GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery for parts of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone and adjacent areas, URL: <A HREF ="
    <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/#search:basic/query=OFR%202010-1332/page=1/page_size=100:0>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/#search:basic/query=OFR%202010-1332/page=1/page_size=100:0> Cooper, Alan K., Stevenson, Andrew J., Kenyon, Neil H., and Bishop, Derek, 1986, GLORIA study of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska, southern Bering Sea; initial report for cruise F4-86-BS, 3 September to 30 September 1986: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0596, 19 p. Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Karl, H.A., Marlow, M.S., Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., and Parson, L.M., 1987, Long-range side scan sonar and geophysical survey of the Aleutian Basin: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 68, no. 9, p. 122-123. Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Karl, H.A., Marlow, M.S., Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., and Parson, L., 1987, GLORIA side-scan imagery of Aleutian Basin, Bering Sea slope and abyssal plain: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 71, no. 5, p. 536. Carlson, P.R., Cooper, A.K., Gardner, J.V., Hunter, R.E., Karl, H.A., Marlow, Michael S., Stevenson, A.J., Huggett, Quentin, Kenyon, N.H., Parson, L.M., Bohannon, R.G., Edwards, B.D., Vallier, T.L., Dobson, M.F., and Masson, D.G., 1988, GLORIA sonographic mosaics of the Bering Sea and the western Aleutian Arc and adjacent North Pacific, in Carter, Lorna M., ed., USGS research on energy resources, 1988; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1025, p. 14-15. Stevenson, Andrew J., Karl, Herman A., Gardner, J.V., Cooper, Alan K., Carlson, Paul R., and Edwards, B.D., 1988, Slope failure and sediment mass movement on the margins of the Aleutian Basin, styles and causes: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 20, no. 7, p. 129. Carlson, Paul R., Marlow, Michael S., Cooper, Alan K., Stevenson, Andrew J., and Parson, Lindsay M., 1986, First GLORIA images of giant Bering canyons: Society For Sedimentary Geology Midyear Meeting Abstracts, v. 3, p. 18. Hall, R.K., Karl, H.A., Carlson, P.R., Cooper, Alan K., Gardner, James V., Hunter, R.E., Marlow, M.S., and Stevenson, A.J., 1988, Bathymetric map of the Bowers Basin and Aleutian Basin east of the U.S.-U.S.S.R. 1867 Convention Line, Bering Sea: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-0548, 8 p., 2 sheets. Marlow, M.S., Cooper, Alan K., Dadisman, S.V., Geist, Eric L., and Carlson, Paul R., 1990, Bowers Swell; evidence for a zone of compressive deformation concentric with Bowers Ridge, Bering Sea: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 7, no. 4, p. 398-409. Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., Edwards, Brian D., Gardner, James V., and Hall, Robert K., 1990, Submarine slumps, slides, and flows dominate sculpting of Beringian margin, Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 74, no. 6, p. 963. 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. Carlson, Paul R., Karl, Herman A., and Edwards, Brian D., 1991, Mass sediment failure and transport features revealed by acoutic techniques, Beringian Margin, Bering Sea, Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 10, p. 33-51.



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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    Seismic Shots Data (f-4-86-bs.410_070)
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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:
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-4-86-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f486bs/html/f-4-86-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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  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 01-Nov-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>

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