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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Seismic data of field activity 03001 (G-1-03-GM) in Gulf of Mexico from 04/29/2003 to 05/16/2003
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts,United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Debbie Hutchinson, Pat Hart. Seismic data (echosounder, GPS, YoNav, Chirp, 24channel, 24channel, 24channel, Huntec, 24channel) of field activity 03001 (G-1-03-GM) in Gulf of Mexico from 04/29/2003 to 05/16/2003, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g103gm/html/g-1-03-gm.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
echosounder Brand: Knudsen, Model: 320B/R, Media: Digital, Code: K
GPS DGPS navigation, Brand: Trimble, Model: G-437, Media: Digital, Code: GPS
YoNav Brand: USGS, Model: Gann Ver. 3.14, Media: Digital, Code: YONAV, Comment: Using DGPS
Chirp Brand: HRSCRP, Model: Datasonics SIS-1000, Media: Digital, Code: C
24channel Brand: Geometrics, Model: Strataview, Media: Digital and paper, Code: M
24channel Brand: Bolt, Model: 15 cu in Gun, Media: , Code: WG, Comment: Seismic source
24channel Brand: ITI, Model: 240-M STREAMER, Media: , Code: S, Comment: RECEIVER: 24 CH@ 10M/CH
Huntec Brand: HRSHNT, Model: Geoforce, MUDSEIS, ELIX USGS Huntec System, Media: Digital and paper, Code: H, Comment: 2-CH data recorded on MUDSEIS
24channel MCS Process, Seismic, Brand: Promax, Media: digital and paper, Comment: Archival and process MCS Data
Publications -
Hutchinson, D.R., and Hart, P.E., 2004,
Cruise report for G1-03-GM USGS gas hydrates cruise, R/V Gyre,
1-14 May, 2003, Northern Gulf of Mexico:
US Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 03-474, 103 p.,
on line version: <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-474/>">
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-474/>.

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/>, 20140502, Seismic data of field activity 03001 (G-1-03-GM) in Gulf of Mexico from 04/29/2003 to 05/16/2003: 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: -94.81830
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.23982
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.34491
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 26.71512

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 29-Apr-2003
    Ending_Date: 16-May-2003
    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: Gulf of Mexico
      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>
    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?

    Debbie Hutchinson (Co-Chief Scientist, USGS Woods Hole); Pat Hart (Co-Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Larry Kooker (ET, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (ET, USGS Western Region); Tom O'Brien (ET, USGS Woods Hole); Walt Olson (MT, USGS Western Region); Hal Williams (MT, USGS Western Region); Graham Standen (Huntec Tech, Geoforce, Ltd); Ray Sliter (Data Processing, USGS Western Region); Erika Geresi (Data Processing, University of Mississippi); Jennifer Dougherty (Nav Watch, USGS Western Region); Seth Ackerman (Nav Watch, USGS Woods Hole); Brandon Dugan (MCS Watch, USGS Woods Hole); Lori Hibbeler (MCS Watch, USGS Western Region); Mary Jo Barkaszi (Mammal Observer, ECOES); Richard Holt (Mammal Observer, ECOES)

  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: 31-Mar-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data Unknown

    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:
    Hutchinson, D.R., and Hart, P.E., 2004, Cruise report for G1-03-GM USGS gas hydrates cruise, R/V Gyre, 1-14 May, 2003, Northern Gulf of Mexico: US Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 03-474, 103 p., on line version: <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-474/>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-474/>.



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-1-03-gm.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200304301325504    200304301350404
    200304301357404    200304301453204
    200304301459304    200304301502004
    200304301507404    200304301509404
    200304301517504    200304301537404
    200304301551404    200304301633302
    200304301647502    200304301701302
    200304301708002    200304301730402
    200304301740502    200304301741102
    200304301751302    200304301756002
    200304301803502    200304301858002
    200304301906302    200304301915002
    200304301923202    200304301944002
    200304301952402    200304301959102
    200304302004404    200304302013204
    200304302019004    200304302032004
    200304302044204    200304302053104
    200305011427303    200305011433503
    200305011443203    200305011642203
    200305011653103    200305011716403
    200305011725500    200305011725500
    200305011737400    200305011739300
    200305011747100    200305011803403
    200305011808503    200305011809003
    200305011827200    200305011855500
    200305011903100    200305011925500
    200305011932400    200305011936500
    200305011944300    200305012008000
    200305012016000    200305012016100
    200305012027400    200305012034200
    200305012043300    200305012044300
    200305012050500    200305012054200
    200305012107500    200305012112400
    200305012121400    200305012130000
    200305012136100    200305012140000
    200305012146100    200305012146100
    200305012202500    200305012217000
    200305012224000    200305012235200
    200305012241500    200305012248200
    200305012256200    200305012257000
    200305012306300    200305012307100
    200305012324200    200305012327000
    200305012335300    200305012340300
    200305012346400    200305012347300
    200305012354000    200305012354300
    200305020000200    200305020010500
    200305020027500    200305020028000
    200305020040400    200305020106000
    200305020112400    200305020133500
    200305020139100    200305020211201
    200305020217301    200305020244001
    200305020255101    200305081101501
    200305081109400    200305101942004
    200305110000001    200305131251300
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (g-1-03-gm.412_kc)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200305030000000    200305030000000
    Seismic Shots Data (g-1-03-gm.411_av)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200305030000000    200305030000000
    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 03001 (G-1-03-GM) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g103gm/html/g-1-03-gm.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: 6.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g103gm/html/g-1-03-gm.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g103gm/html/g-1-03-gm.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 02-May-2014
    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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