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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Boomer and Chirp data of field activity 04SCC01 (G-1-04-LA) in Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, Louisiana from 06/30/2004 to 07/08/2004
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,University of New Orleans. Chief Scientist: Jim Flocks. Boomer and Chirp data (boomer, boomer, chirp, navigation) of field activity 04SCC01 (G-1-04-LA) in Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, Louisiana from 06/30/2004 to 07/08/2004, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/html/g-1-04-la.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boomer sub-bottom profiler, BOOM, C-Products, C-Boom, Digital, power supply used Jun 30-Jul 3 with Applied Acoustics AA200 plate, Benthos MESH 10-channel streamer (12-inch phone spacing, all phones on), and Delph Seismic acquisition software, v. 2.4
boomer sub-bottom profiler, BOOM, Applied Acoustic Engineering, CSP 300, Digital, power supply used Jul 4-Jul 8; plate, streamer, and acquisition software same as above
chirp sub-bottom profiler, CHIRP, EdgeTech, SB-424, Digital, FSSB acquisition software, v. 2.6
navigation navigation receiver, DGPS, CSI Wireless, DGPS Max, Digital, HYPACK software
Notes -
Digital 04SCC01 FACS logs were generated by Karynna Calderon in October of 2004 using the handwritten logs and personal accounts of the crew members.
Publications -
Calderon, K., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., Kulp, M.A., Miner, M.D., Wiese,
D.S., Kindinger, J.L., and Harrison, A.S., 2006, Archive of digital boomer and
chirp seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruise 04SCC01,
Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, Louisiana, June and
July 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 237, DVD (3 discs).
&nbsp; &nbsp;
<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/meta/raw/html/metadata.html>">publication metadata</A>

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 and Chirp data of field activity 04SCC01 (G-1-04-LA) in Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, Louisiana from 06/30/2004 to 07/08/2004: 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: -90.83261
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.83768
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.45217
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.03614

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 30-Jun-2004
    Ending_Date: 08-Jul-2004
    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:
      Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, 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>
    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?

    Jim Flocks (Geologist, Chief Scientist, USGS - St. Petersburg, FL); Mark Kulp (Geologist, University of New Orleans); Michael Miner (Geologist, University of New Orleans); Dana Wiese (Electronics Technician, USGS - St. Petersburg, FL); Dave Bennett (Boat Captain (6/30-7/4), Eckerd College); Richard Young (Boat Captain (7/6-7/8), USGS - St. Petersburg, FL)

  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: 08-Jun-2007 (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:
    Calderon, K., Dadisman, S.V., Flocks, J.G., Kulp, M.A., Miner, M.D., Wiese, D.S., Kindinger, J.L., and Harrison, A.S., 2006, Archive of digital boomer and chirp seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruise 04SCC01, Terrebonne, Timbalier, and Barataria Bays and Lake Pelto, Louisiana, June and July 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 237, DVD (3 discs). &nbsp; &nbsp; <A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/meta/raw/html/metadata.html>">publication metadata</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-1-04-la.060_merged)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200406301702110    200406301722040
    200406301734010    200406301942530
    200406302009210    200406302151170
    200407011556450    200407011708460
    200407011827360    200407011845100
    200407011850520    200407011951290
    200407012047300    200407012226580
    200407021613120    200407021846470
    200407021940540    200407022116480
    200407022139470    200407022203220
    200407022228210    200407022234130
    200407031447150    200407031932120
    200407032021490    200407032220490
    200407041731330    200407042026440
    200407042105410    200407042200280
    200407061423500    200407061538290
    200407061551570    200407062020590
    200407062033100    200407062109340
    200407062158410    200407062311010
    200407071433330    200407071528080
    200407071709090    200407071841020
    200407072209030    200407072313310
    200407081603410    200407081706260
    Navigation Data (g-1-04-la.060_boomer)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200406301702430    200406301722040
    200406301734100    200406301942530
    200406302020340    200406302151170
    200407011557090    200407011708340
    200407011828060    200407011845100
    200407011851530    200407011951140
    200407012145060    200407012226430
    200407021613310    200407021846470
    200407021941210    200407022116230
    200407022139590    200407022203220
    200407031447150    200407031932120
    200407032021540    200407032220340
    200407041731330    200407042026340
    200407042105550    200407042200140
    200407061423500    200407061538210
    200407061551570    200407062020490
    200407062033100    200407062109250
    200407062158550    200407062310500
    200407071433330    200407071527520
    200407071709200    200407071840520
    200407072209090    200407072313250
    200407081603410    200407081706160
    Navigation Data (g-1-04-la.060_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200406301702110    200406301708420
    200406301734010    200406301942420
    200406302009210    200406302151040
    200407011556450    200407011708460
    200407011827360    200407011832520
    200407011850520    200407011951290
    200407012047300    200407012226580
    200407021613120    200407021846190
    200407021940540    200407022003390
    200407022011380    200407022116480
    200407022139470    200407022202440
    200407022228210    200407022234130
    200407031458400    200407031932040
    200407032021490    200407032133250
    200407032139060    200407032220490
    200407041731390    200407042026440
    200407042105410    200407042200280
    200407061423590    200407061538290
    200407061552070    200407062020590
    200407062058560    200407062109340
    200407062158410    200407062311010
    200407071433390    200407071528080
    200407071709090    200407071841020
    200407072209030    200407072313310
    200407081604230    200407081706270
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (g-1-04-la.410_060_boomer)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200406301702430    200406301722040
    200406301734100    200406301942530
    200406302020340    200406302151170
    200407011557090    200407011708340
    200407011828060    200407011845100
    200407011851530    200407011951140
    200407012145060    200407012226430
    200407021613310    200407021846470
    200407021941210    200407022116230
    200407022139590    200407022203220
    200407031447150    200407031932120
    200407032021540    200407032220340
    200407041731330    200407042026340
    200407042105550    200407042200140
    200407061423500    200407061538210
    200407061551570    200407062020490
    200407062033100    200407062109250
    200407062158550    200407062310500
    200407071433330    200407071527520
    200407071709200    200407071840520
    200407072209090    200407072313250
    200407081603410    200407081706160
    Seismic Shots Data (g-1-04-la.410_060_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200406301702110    200406301708420
    200406301734010    200406301942420
    200406302009210    200406302151040
    200407011556450    200407011708460
    200407011827360    200407011832520
    200407011850520    200407011951290
    200407012047300    200407012226580
    200407021613120    200407021846190
    200407021940540    200407022003390
    200407022011380    200407022116480
    200407022139470    200407022202440
    200407022228210    200407022234130
    200407031458400    200407031932040
    200407032021490    200407032133250
    200407032139060    200407032220490
    200407041731390    200407042026440
    200407042105410    200407042200280
    200407061423590    200407061538290
    200407061552070    200407062020590
    200407062058560    200407062109340
    200407062158410    200407062311010
    200407071433390    200407071528080
    200407071709090    200407071841020
    200407072209030    200407072313310
    200407081604230    200407081706270
    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 04SCC01 (G-1-04-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/html/g-1-04-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: 9.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/html/g-1-04-la.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 8.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g104la/html/g-1-04-la.seis.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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