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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Boomer data of field activity 00FGS01 (G-1-00-FL) in Atlantic Ocean, offshore east central Florida, Brevard County to northern Martin County from 07/14/2000 to 07/22/2000
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey. Boomer data (boomer system, subbottom, profiler) of field activity 00FGS01 (G-1-00-FL) in Atlantic Ocean, offshore east central Florida, Brevard County to northern Martin County from 07/14/2000 to 07/22/2000, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100fl/html/g-1-00-fl.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boomer system
subbottom, profiler
Notes -
Digital 00FGS01 FACS logs were generated by Karynna Calderon in March of 2004 using the handwritten FACS logs and personal accounts of the crew members
Publications -
Subino, J.A., Dadisman, S.V., Wiese, D.S., Calderon, Karynna, and Phelps, D.C., 2010, Archive of Digital Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected Offshore East-Central Florida during USGS Curise 00FGS01, July 14-22, 2000, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 496, <<a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/496/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/496/>>.

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, Boomer data of field activity 00FGS01 (G-1-00-FL) in Atlantic Ocean, offshore east central Florida, Brevard County to northern Martin County from 07/14/2000 to 07/22/2000: 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: -80.49447
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -79.99923
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.06417
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 27.18539

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100fl/html/g-1-00-fl.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of G-1-00-FL

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

    Beginning_Date: 14-Jul-2000
    Ending_Date: 22-Jul-2000
    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:
      Atlantic Ocean, offshore east central Florida, Brevard County to northern Martin County
      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:
    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?

    Henry Freedenberg (Chief scientist); Dana Wiese (Electronics technician); Ted Aiben (boat captain); Wade Stringer (chief mate); Brian Cross (chief mate)

  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: 19-Nov-2011 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    11/19/2011 carolyn g-1-00-fl.062
    
    "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Latitude, Longitude)  [DAPS]"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Latitude, Longitude) [DAPX]"
    "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5)  [DAPS]"
    
    Input was...
    11/19/2011 carolyn editnav.txt
    
    

    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:
    Subino, J.A., Dadisman, S.V., Wiese, D.S., Calderon, Karynna, and Phelps, D.C., 2010, Archive of Digital Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected Offshore East-Central Florida during USGS Curise 00FGS01, July 14-22, 2000, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 496, <<a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/496/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/496/>>.


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 (g-1-00-fl.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200007141452160    200007142149000
    200007151330000    200007152022000
    200007161722000    200007162112000
    200007171412000    200007172103000
    200007181355000    200007181902000
    200007181924000    200007182053000
    200007191434000    200007191748000
    200007191801000    200007191936000
    200007191956000    200007192123000
    200007201509000    200007201645000
    200007201721000    200007201850000
    200007201911000    200007202019000
    200007202048000    200007202150000
    200007211343000    200007211509000
    200007211537000    200007211722000
    200007211744000    200007211927000
    200007211947000    200007212120000
    200007221350000    200007221522000
    200007221543000    200007221712000
    200007221735000    200007221921000
    200007221946000    200007222127000
    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 00FGS01 (G-1-00-FL) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100fl/html/g-1-00-fl.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: 0.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100fl/html/g-1-00-fl.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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