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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Coring data of field activity G-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, California from 05/08/2002 to 06/06/2002
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,United States Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Sacramento,United States Geological Survey, Ukiah, California,United States Geological Survey, Vancouver, Washington,University of Minnesota,Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC). Chief Scientists: Noah Snyder, Charles Alpers, Lorraine Flint. Coring data (drillcore, GPS, pistoncore) of field activity G-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, California from 05/08/2002 to 06/06/2002, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g102nc/html/g-1-02-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
drillcore DOSECC GLAD 200 drilling rig; Century Geophysical Corporation well logging tools 9042, 9060, and 9511A
GPS Differential GPS
pistoncore
Notes -
Camelot houseboat also used. DOSECC (www.dosecc.org) GLAD 200 drilling
rig.
Publications -
Snyder, N.P., Allen, J.R., Dare, C., Hampton, M.A., Schneider, G.,
Wooley, R.J., Alpers, C.N., and Marvin-DiPasquale, M.C.,
2003,
Sediment Grain-Size and Loss-on-Ignition Analyses
from 2002 Englebright Lake Coring and Sampling Campaigns:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1080, 46 p.
<BR>
<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>
</A>
<BR>

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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/>, 20131029, Coring data of field activity G-1-02-NC in Englebright Lake, California from 05/08/2002 to 06/06/2002: 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: -121.26879
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.21050
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.29524
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.24536

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 08-May-2002
    Ending_Date: 06-Jun-2002
    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: Englebright Lake, 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.

      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?

    Noah Snyder (Co-chief scientist, core curator, USGS- Santa Cruz); Charles Alpers (Co-chief scientist, core curator, USGS- Sacramento); Lorraine Flint (Co-chief scientist, core curator, USGS- Sacramento); Jennifer Curtis (Core curator, USGS- Sacramento); Brian Haskell (Chief core curator, U. of Minnesota); Dennis Nielson (Drilling engineer, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Bruce Howell (Drilling engineer, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Marshall Pardy (Drilling engineer, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Vance Hiatt (Chief driller, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); David Altman (Night chief driller, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Brian Apel (Drilling technician, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Kurt Bergeson (Drilling technician, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); John Joice (Drilling technician, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Jeremy Richman (Drilling technician, Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust (DOSECC)); Jerry Harmon (Boat operator, USGS- Sacramento); Michael Hunerlach (Boat operator, USGS- Sacramento); Robert Sheipline (Boat operator, USGS- Sacramento); Larry Shelton (Boat operator, USGS- Sacramento); James Borchers (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Michael Cassleberry (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Connie Clapton (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Henry Miyashita (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Jim Orlando (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Kelly Rider (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Benjamin Wilkins (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Celia Zamora (Core technician, USGS- Sacramento); Karl Davidek (Core technician, USGS- Ukiah); Kevin Knutsen (Well logging engineer, USGS- Vancouver)

  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: 24-Feb-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    DUMMY TIMES FOR REPORTED LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE, FROM DGPS
    345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890
    

    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:
    Snyder, N.P., Allen, J.R., Dare, C., Hampton, M.A., Schneider, G., Wooley, R.J., Alpers, C.N., and Marvin-DiPasquale, M.C., 2003, Sediment Grain-Size and Loss-on-Ignition Analyses from 2002 Englebright Lake Coring and Sampling Campaigns: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1080, 46 p.
    <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1080/> </A>




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-1-02-nc.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200205110001000    200206050001000
    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 G-1-02-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g102nc/html/g-1-02-nc.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/g/g102nc/html/g-1-02-nc.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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