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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data of field activity 00SCC02 (G-1-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 05/12/2000 to 05/31/2000
Abstract:
University of New Orleans,United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,Louisiana Department of Natural Resources,United States Army Corps of Engineers. Chief Scientist: Jack Kindinger. Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data (subbottomprofiler, Chirp, computer, hydrophone, GPS, computer, computer, computer) of field activity 00SCC02 (G-1-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 05/12/2000 to 05/31/2000, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100la/html/g-1-00-la.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
subbottomprofiler Hi-Res Sub-Bottom Profiler, Brand: Applied Acoustics, Model: CSP300, Media: Digital/Paper, Code: BOOM, Comment: Applied Acoustics Plate
Chirp Chirp Profiler, Brand: Edge Tech, Model: Xstar, Media: Digital/Paper, Code: CHIRP, Comment: SB-424 Towed Body
computer Hi-Res Sub-Bottom Software, Brand: Delph Seismic, Model: Delph Seismic V2.03, Media: Digital, Code: DELPH, Comment: Data Acquisition Software
hydrophone Hydrophone, Brand: ITI, Model: ITI ST5 Hydrophone, Media: N/A, Code: HPHON, Comment: Solid 10 Channel phone for Streamer
GPS Navigation Reciever, Brand: Trimble, Model: Centurian, Media: Digital, Code: GPS, Comment: P-Code GPS Reciever using 'cent_rmc.pln' driver
computer Navigation Acquisition Software, Brand: FUGAWI, Model: FUGAWI, Media: Digital, Code: FUGAWI, Comment: Real time nav software
computer Seismic Data Acquisition, Brand: Kontron, Model: IP-Lite, Media: Digital, Code: Kontron, Comment: Seismic Data Acquisition PC
computer Navigation Acquistion Software, Brand: AMREL, Model: Rocky, Media: Digital, Code: Rocky, Comment: Navigation Data Acquisition Laptop
Notes -
These FACS logs were generated by Gina M. Peery in August of 2001,
using the handwritten logbooks and personal accounts of the scientist and crew
members.
Publications -
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Peery, Gina M.,
Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis
D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data
collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin,
Louisiana, May 12 - 31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 03-402:
<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/"target="new>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/>
&nbsp; &nbsp;
<A HREF="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/html/metadata.htm"target="new>">publication metadata</A>
<HR>
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Flocks, James G.,
Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks,
Gregg R., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected during
USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12-31
and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-156.<BR>

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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, Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data of field activity 00SCC02 (G-1-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 05/12/2000 to 05/31/2000: 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: -90.21247
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.46292
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.43135
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.07283

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 12-May-2000
    Ending_Date: 31-May-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: Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana
      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?

    Jack Kindinger (Chief Scientist, USGS - St. Petersburg); Dana Wiese (Electronics Technician, USGS - St. Petersburg); Jim Flocks (Geologist, USGS - St. Petersburg); Mark Kulp (Geophysicist, University of New Orleans (UNO)); Shea Penland (Geologist (5/15/00-5/22/00, 5/31/00), University of New Orleans (UNO)); Allison Peters (Student (5/31/00), University of New Orleans (UNO)); Carlos Alonzo (Student (5/23/00-5/25/00), University of New Orleans (UNO)); Rich Young (Boat Captain (5/12/00-5/22/00), USGS - St. Petersburg); Keith Ludwig (Boat Captain (5/23/00-5/31/00), USGS - St. Petersburg); Gina Peery ((POST CRUISE), Geologist/FACS Coordinator, USGS - St. Petersburg)

  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: 02-Nov-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    11/02/2004 clint g-1-00-la.063
    /infobank/programs/time/fixnegtime/fixnegtime
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    Input was...
    11/02/2004 clint g-1-00-la.062
    /infobank/programs/time/fixzerotime/fixzerotime
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    11/02/2004 clint g-1-00-la.061
    /infobank/programs/time/fixnegtime/fixnegtime
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    09/30/2003 clint g-1-00-la.060
    /infobank/programs/refmt/spnav2daps/spnav2daps
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    UTMX,UTMY,Line,Shot,Lon,Lat,YEAR,JD:HR:MIN:SEC
    

    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:
    Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Peery, Gina M., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12 - 31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-402: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/"target="new>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/> &nbsp; &nbsp; <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/html/metadata.htm"target="new>">publication metadata</A> Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12-31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-156.



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-la.063 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200005122047280    200005122146400
    200005122159070    200005122300400
    200005131717190    200005131809410
    200005132036440    200005132311390
    200005151457020    200005151536350
    200005151601020    200005151733300
    200005151745420    200005152238030
    200005161638400    200005161810300
    200005161827570    200005162330100
    200005171438420    200005171525100
    200005171533090    200005171540160
    200005171806160    200005172050570
    200005191351290    200005191446140
    200005191521130    200005191737280
    200005191747090    200005192302480
    200005211326430    200005211614230
    200005211621410    200005211942250
    200005221259370    200005222250150
    200005231257240    200005231411360
    200005231443180    200005231445080
    200005231655210    200005231711290
    200005231811240    200005231836470
    200005231846180    200005232034030
    200005232039060    200005232211590
    200005241422240    200005241652040
    200005251240440    200005251249000
    200005251254370    200005251452060
    200005251555350    200005251756540
    200005251852330    200005251922250
    200005251953270    200005252210440
    200005261224470    200005261629290
    200005261635260    200005261656340
    200005261711110    200005261939190
    200005281213360    200005281707500
    200005281801280    200005281909130
    200005281953480    200005282056150
    200005291202470    200005291820400
    200005291828560    200005292158450
    200005292216530    200005292242560
    200005292256250    200005292257220
    200005301306260    200005301604460
    200005301616330    200005302216450
    200005311253270    200005311752030
    200005311815020    200005311902450
    200005312000010    200005312130290
    200005312141090    200005312152250
    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 00SCC02 (G-1-00-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100la/html/g-1-00-la.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: 2.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g100la/html/g-1-00-la.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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