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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity F-7-87-SC in Southern California from 12/03/1987 to 12/21/1987
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Jim Hein. Geological and Geophysical data (RhoRho, GPS, 3dot5khz, 10khz, chaindredge, watergun, underwatercamera) of field activity F-7-87-SC in Southern California from 12/03/1987 to 12/21/1987, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f787sc/html/f-7-87-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
RhoRho Loran-C Rho-Rho
GPS GPS satellite
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
10khz 10 khz bathymetry
chaindredge
watergun single-channel watergun
underwatercamera
Publications -
Davis, Alice S., Clague, David A., Friesen, Walter B., and Hein, James R., 1989, Composition of
basaltic glasses dredged from seven seamounts offshore Southern California on R/V Farnella Cruise
F7-87-SC: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0053, 21 p.<BR>
<HR>
von Blanckenburg, F., Belshaw, N., O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J., 1993, Use of (super 10)
Be/ (super 9) Be as a water mass tracer; variations in Atlantic and Pacific seawater:
American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 74, no. 43, Supplement, p. 367.<BR>
<HR>
Davis, Alice S., Gunn, Susan H., Bohrson, Wendy A., Gray, Leda-Beth, and Hein, James R.,
1995, Chemically diverse, sporadic volcanism at seamounts offshore Southern and Baja
California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 107, no. 5, p. 554-570.<BR>
<HR>
von Blanckenburg, F., O'Nions, R.K., Belshaw, N.S., Gibb, A., and Hein, J.R., 1996,
Global distribution of beryllium isotopes in deep ocean water as derived from Fe-Mn
crusts: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 141, no. 1-4, p. 213-226.<BR>
<HR>
von Blanckenburg, Friedhelm, O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J.R., 1996, Distribution and sources
of pre-anthropogenic lead isotopes in deep ocean water from Fe-Mn crusts: Geochimica et
Cosmochimica Acta, v. 60, no. 24, p. 4957-4963.<BR>
<HR>
von Blanckenburg, F., Belshaw, N.S., O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J.R., 1995, Study of beryllium
isotopes in oceanic deep-water circulation from Recent ferromanganese crusts, in Global change
and marine geology; 85; Jahrestagung der Geologischen Vereinigung e.V.; Zusammenfassung der
Tagungsbeitraege: Bonn, Terra Nostra, v. 1-95, p. 5.<BR>
<HR>
Hein, James R., Koschinsky, Andrea, Halbach, Peter E., Manheim, Frank T., Bau, Michael,
Kang, Jung-Keuk, and Lubick, Naomi, 1997, Iron and manganese oxide mineralization in the
Pacific, in Nicholson, Keith, Hein, James R., Buehn, Bernhard, and Dasgupta, Somnath, eds.,
Manganese mineralization; geochemistry and mineralogy of terrestrial and marine deposits:
Geological Society Special Publications, v. 119, p. 123-138.<BR>
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-A <BR>
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-B <BR>
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-C <BR>
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-D <BR>
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-E
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-A
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-B
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-C
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-D
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-A
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-B
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-C
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-D
<HR>
Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects
during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-E

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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, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity F-7-87-SC in Southern California from 12/03/1987 to 12/21/1987: 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: -123.39217
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.02333
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.38285
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.11733

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 03-Dec-1987
    Ending_Date: 21-Dec-1987
    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: Southern 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.

      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:
    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?

    Jim Hein (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 1)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/07/88 EDM DRS$DATA:[F787SC]F787SC.052;
    DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED]NAVED.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    01/28/88 EDM DRS$DATA:[F787SC]F787SC.051;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]ZERONAV.EXE;
    Searched for and deleted records with zero lat or long.
    
    

    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:
    Davis, Alice S., Clague, David A., Friesen, Walter B., and Hein, James R., 1989, Composition of basaltic glasses dredged from seven seamounts offshore Southern California on R/V Farnella Cruise F7-87-SC: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0053, 21 p. von Blanckenburg, F., Belshaw, N., O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J., 1993, Use of (super 10) Be/ (super 9) Be as a water mass tracer; variations in Atlantic and Pacific seawater: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 74, no. 43, Supplement, p. 367. Davis, Alice S., Gunn, Susan H., Bohrson, Wendy A., Gray, Leda-Beth, and Hein, James R., 1995, Chemically diverse, sporadic volcanism at seamounts offshore Southern and Baja California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 107, no. 5, p. 554-570. von Blanckenburg, F., O'Nions, R.K., Belshaw, N.S., Gibb, A., and Hein, J.R., 1996, Global distribution of beryllium isotopes in deep ocean water as derived from Fe-Mn crusts: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 141, no. 1-4, p. 213-226. von Blanckenburg, Friedhelm, O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J.R., 1996, Distribution and sources of pre-anthropogenic lead isotopes in deep ocean water from Fe-Mn crusts: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 60, no. 24, p. 4957-4963. von Blanckenburg, F., Belshaw, N.S., O'Nions, R.K., and Hein, J.R., 1995, Study of beryllium isotopes in oceanic deep-water circulation from Recent ferromanganese crusts, in Global change and marine geology; 85; Jahrestagung der Geologischen Vereinigung e.V.; Zusammenfassung der Tagungsbeitraege: Bonn, Terra Nostra, v. 1-95, p. 5. Hein, James R., Koschinsky, Andrea, Halbach, Peter E., Manheim, Frank T., Bau, Michael, Kang, Jung-Keuk, and Lubick, Naomi, 1997, Iron and manganese oxide mineralization in the Pacific, in Nicholson, Keith, Hein, James R., Buehn, Bernhard, and Dasgupta, Somnath, eds., Manganese mineralization; geochemistry and mineralogy of terrestrial and marine deposits: Geological Society Special Publications, v. 119, p. 123-138. Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-A Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-B Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-C Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-D Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1141-E Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-A Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-B Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-C Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1142-D Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-A Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-B Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-C Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-D Chezar, Henry, and Newman, Ivy, 2004, DVD-Video Disc set of seafloor transects during USGS research cruises in the Pacific Ocean, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OFR 2004-1143-E



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-7-87-sc.052 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198712041407130    198712081011350
    198712081239180    198712081244060
    198712081510080    198712081514560
    198712081554560    198712081555450
    198712081626100    198712081627010
    198712081827510    198712082018220
    198712082317050    198712082349420
    198712092355460    198712100022390
    198712100044340    198712100447240
    198712100508590    198712100929050
    198712101411480    198712101416480
    198712101645580    198712110938320
    198712111040080    198712111044560
    198712111313160    198712111318030
    198712111643150    198712111648030
    198712111802280    198712111948300
    198712112028230    198712112214540
    198712120544010    198712120918430
    198712121120210    198712121125080
    198712121352130    198712121357000
    198712121627130    198712121632010
    198712121703530    198712121935450
    198712122042390    198712131755470
    198712140629090    198712141012530
    198712141130080    198712141132260
    198712141232380    198712141234560
    198712141335080    198712141337260
    198712141444060    198712141446230
    198712141546360    198712141548530
    198712141649050    198712141651230
    198712141716300    198712141959440
    198712142340390    198712151033160
    198712151243410    198712151248530
    198712151509430    198712151514560
    198712151745210    198712151751230
    198712151837430    198712160128410
    198712160149360    198712160200520
    198712160221530    198712160458350
    198712161826280    198712162145080
    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-7-87-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f787sc/html/f-7-87-sc.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f787sc/html/f-7-87-sc.nav.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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