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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data of field activity 01SCC01 (G-4-01-LA) in Timbalier Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, East Timbalier Island, LA from 06/30/2001 to 07/09/2001
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,University of New Orleans,United States Army Corps of Engineers,Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. Chief Scientist: Jim Flocks. Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data (Chirp, boomer, GPS, vibratingcore) of field activity 01SCC01 (G-4-01-LA) in Timbalier Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, East Timbalier Island, LA from 06/30/2001 to 07/09/2001, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g401la/html/g-4-01-la.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Chirp EdgeTech X-Star, Chirp, Brand: EdgeTech, Model: X-Star, Media: Digital - Paper, Code: Chirp, Comment: Using SP424 towfidsh, Elics FSSB V203, 25Khz Sample Freq., CHIRP: 2m down, 2m back (starboard), PHONES: 6 m back, 3m off (starboard), PLATE: 10m back , 1m off (port) 100 Joules, 500Ms shot, 100MS save phones 4,5,67 on - 2m phone spacing
boomer
GPS DGPS Navigation, Brand: CSI, Model: CSI DGPS Max, Media: Digital, Code: Nav, Comment: WAAS/Beacon DGPS , HYPack Lite Software V14.8, Output supplied to all systems Innerspace 488 for depth
vibratingcore
Notes -
For more information about subsidence in southeastern Louisiana,
please see:
<A HREF="<http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/LA-subsidence/"target="er>"><http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/LA-subsidence/>
<BR>
These data can also be accessed using the Louisiana Sedimentary and
Environmental Database Internet Map Server (LASED IMS) located on line at:
<A HREF="
<http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/lased/"target="er>"><http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/lased/>
Publications -
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Flocks, James G., Kindinger, Jack L.,
and Wiese, Dana S., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data
collected during USGS cruises 01SCC01 and 01SCC02, Timbalier Bay and offshore
East Timbalier Island, Louisana, June - August 2001: U. S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 03-274. Available on line at:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-274/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-274/>
<HR>
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., and
Kindinger, Jack L., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected
during USGS cruises 01SCC01 and 01SCC02, Timbalier Bay and offshore East
Timbalier Island, Louisiana, June 30 - July 9 and August 1 - 12, 2001: U. S.
Geological Survey Open-File 03-271. Available on line at:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-271/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-271/>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
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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 01SCC01 (G-4-01-LA) in Timbalier Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, East Timbalier Island, LA from 06/30/2001 to 07/09/2001: 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: -90.39503
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.18290
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.14033
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.94611

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 30-Jun-2001
    Ending_Date: 09-Jul-2001
    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: Timbalier Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, East Timbalier Island, LA
      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?

    Dana Wiese (Electronics Tech / Data Manager, USGS St. Petersburg); Dave Bennett (Boat Captain 6/30 - 7/3, USGS St. Petersburg); Keith Ludwig (Boat Captain 7/3 - 7/12, USGS St. Petersburg); Jim Flocks (Chief Scientist, 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: 29-Sep-2003 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    09/29/2003 clint g-4-01-la.061_chirp
    /infobank/programs/refmt/spnav2daps/spnav2daps
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    Input was...
    Lon,Lat,Line,Shot,UTMX,UTMY,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., Flocks, James G., Kindinger, Jack L., and Wiese, Dana S., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 01SCC01 and 01SCC02, Timbalier Bay and offshore East Timbalier Island, Louisana, June - August 2001: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-274. Available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-274/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-274/> Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., and Kindinger, Jack L., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 01SCC01 and 01SCC02, Timbalier Bay and offshore East Timbalier Island, Louisiana, June 30 - July 9 and August 1 - 12, 2001: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File 03-271. Available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-271/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-271/>



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-4-01-la.061_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200106301437380    200106301717450
    200106301746330    200106302054020
    200107011310420    200107011553330
    200107011609080    200107011958480
    200107012008530    200107012243310
    200107021638500    200107021743360
    200107021755020    200107021852330
    200107021910010    200107022139150
    200107031300180    200107031531140
    200107031547330    200107031847250
    200107031855550    200107032125420
    200107041311430    200107041423390
    200107041443230    200107041555370
    200107041605250    200107041711110
    200107041724470    200107041838230
    200107041852020    200107041959480
    200107042011210    200107042114430
    200107042123100    200107042227030
    200107051615580    200107052022360
    200107052037430    200107052129290
    200107061459360    200107061700460
    200107061711110    200107061858100
    200107061907340    200107062030230
    200107062057180    200107062234290
    200107071308460    200107071437500
    200107071446400    200107071748450
    200107071800400    200107072037010
    200107072045060    200107072221520
    200107091438460    200107091633130
    200107091641010    200107091707480
    200107091720310    200107091901240
    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 01SCC01 (G-4-01-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g401la/html/g-4-01-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: 1.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g401la/html/g-4-01-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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