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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity 98GFP02 (G-2-98-LA) in Lake Pontchartrain, LA from 06/20/1998 to 06/25/1998

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131029
Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity 98GFP02 (G-2-98-LA) in Lake Pontchartrain, LA from 06/20/1998 to 06/25/1998
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/g-2-98-la.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g298la/html/g-2-98-la.meta.html>
Online_Linkage: <http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/1994/94043/index.html>

Description:
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,University of New Orleans,Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation,National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,Coalition to Restore Louisiana,United States Army Corps of Engineers,Environmental Protection Agency,University of Georgia. Chief Scientist: Jack Kindinger. Geological and Geophysical data (boomer, GPS, sidescansonar, GPS, depthsounder) of field activity 98GFP02 (G-2-98-LA) in Lake Pontchartrain, LA from 06/20/1998 to 06/25/1998, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g298la/html/g-2-98-la.meta.html>.
Purpose:
These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boomer type: Sub-Bottom Profiler, code: BOOM, brand: Applied Acoustics and Huntec, model: CSP 300, media: Digital/Paper, comments: Applied Acoustics power supply; Huntec plate; ITI ST5 10-channel streamer; Phones 5-8 on; Delph Seismic software
GPS system: Navigation System I, type: Navigation Receiver, code: GPS, brand: Trimble, model: Nav Graphics, media: Digital, comments: boomer GPS; Fugawi software
sidescansonar type: Sidescan, code: SS, brand: EG&G, model: 272-TD, media: Digital, comment: ISIS sonar software
GPS system: Navigation System II, type: Navigation Receiver, code: GPS, brand: Rockwell, model: Rockwell, media: Digital, comments: sidescan GPS
depthsounder type: Depth Recorder, code: DR, brand: Merimitech, media: Digital
Notes -
98GFP02 FACS logs were generated by Karynna Calderon in December of
2002 using the handwritten logbooks and personal accounts of the crew members.
Publications -
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Williams, S.
Jeffress, Flocks, James G., Penland, Shea, and Wiese, Dana S., 2003, Archive
of digital boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises
94GFP01, 95GFP01, 96GFP01, 97GFP01, and 98GFP02 in lakes Pontchartrain, Borgne,
and Maurepas, Louisiana, 1994-1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
03-497, CD-ROM.<BR>

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.).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19980620
Ending_Date: 19980625

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.05583
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.63275
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.18962
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.03610

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Gulf Coast
Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
Place_Keyword: LA
Place_Keyword: Lake Pontchartrain, LA
Place_Keyword: Louisiana
Place_Keyword: USA


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.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
Jack Kindinger (Chief Scientist, USGS St. Petersburg, FL); Jim Flocks (Geologist, USGS St. Petersburg, FL); Dana Wiese (Electronics Technician, USGS St. Petersburg, FL); Shea Penland (Geologist, University of New Orleans); Rich Young (Boat Captain, USGS St. Petersburg, FL)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Online_Linkage: <http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/1994/94043/index.html>
Other_Citation_Details:
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Williams, S. Jeffress, Flocks, James G., Penland, Shea, and Wiese, Dana S., 2003, Archive of digital boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 94GFP01, 95GFP01, 96GFP01, 97GFP01, and 98GFP02 in lakes Pontchartrain, Borgne, and Maurepas, Louisiana, 1994-1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-497, CD-ROM.



Data_Quality_Information:

Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

Completeness_Report:
Start and end date/times of data
Navigation Data (g-2-98-la.062 [GPS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
199806201517390    199806201741270
199806201808330    199806202123370
199806202132570    199806202150590
199806211417260    199806211816050
199806221437520    199806221501440
199806221506460    199806222025560
199806231514280    199806231713496
199806231720170    199806232303040
199806241344160    199806241703160
199806241738270    199806242014150
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Lineage:

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Navigation Data
11/02/2004 clint g-2-98-la.062
/infobank/programs/time/fixzerotime/fixzerotime
Global positioning system (GPS) data


/infobank/programs/refmt/spnav2daps/spnav2daps
11/01/2004 clint g-2-98-la.060
Global positioning system (GPS) data
Process_Date: 20041208

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Lake Pontchartrain, LA
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point



Spatial_Reference_Information:

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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



Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data 98GFP02 (G-2-98-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g298la/html/g-2-98-la.meta.html>

Distribution_Liability:
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.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 4.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g298la/html/g-2-98-la.nav.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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