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What does this data set describe?

Title:
High-Resolution Geophysical data of field activity 00SCC04 (G-5-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 06/17/2000 to 07/02/2000
Abstract:
University of New Orleans,United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,Louisiana Department of Natural Resources,United States Army Corps of Engineers. Chief Scientist: Jack Kindinger. High-Resolution Geophysical data (Chirp, subbottomprofiler, subbottomprofiler, hydrophone, GPS, navigation, seismic, navigation, seismic) of field activity 00SCC04 (G-5-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 06/17/2000 to 07/02/2000, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g500la/html/g-5-00-la.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Chirp Chirp Profiler CHIRP, Edge Tech, Xstar, Digital/Paper, SB-424 Towed Body
subbottomprofiler High-Resolution Sub-Bottom Profiler, BOOM, Applied Acoustics CSP300, Digital/Paper, High-Resolution Boomer System with Applied Acoustics Plate
subbottomprofiler High-Resolution Sub-Bottom Software, DELPH, Delph Seismic Delph Seismic V2.03, Digital, Data Acquisition Software
hydrophone HPHON, ITI, ITI ST5 Hydrophone, N/A, Solid 10 Channel phone for Streamer (phones 4-8 on)
GPS Navigation Receiver, GPS, Trimble, Centurian, Digital, P-Code GPS Receiver using 'cent_rmc.pln' driver
navigation Navigation Acquisition Software, FUGAWI, FUGAWI, FUGAWI, Digital, Real time nav software (cent_rmc.pln driver)
seismic Seismic Data Acquisition, Kontron, Kontron, IP-Lite, Digital, Seismic Data Acquisition PC
navigation Navigation Acquistion Software, Rocky, AMREL, Rocky, Digital Navigation Data Acquisition Laptop
seismic Seismic Plotter, OYO, OYO, 608, Paper
Notes -
These FACS logs were generated by Gina M. Peery in September of 2001
using the handwritten logbooks and personal accounts of the scientist and crew.
Publications -
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Peery, Gina M.,
Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis
D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data
collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana,
May 12 - 31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 03-402:
<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/"target="new>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/>
&nbsp; &nbsp;
<A HREF="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/html/metadata.htm"target="new>">publication metadata</A><BR>
<HR>
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Flocks, James G.,
Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks,
Gregg R., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected during
USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12-31
and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-156.<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.
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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, High-Resolution Geophysical data of field activity 00SCC04 (G-5-00-LA) in Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana from 06/17/2000 to 07/02/2000: 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: -90.21292
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -89.46251
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.40642
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.98892

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 17-Jun-2000
    Ending_Date: 02-Jul-2000
    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: Barataria Basin, Northern Gulf of Mexico - 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>


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?

    Jack Kindinger (Chief Scientist, USGS - St. Petersburg); Dave Bennett (Boat Captain (6/17/00 - 6/20/00), Eckerd College - St. Petersburg); Dana Wiese (Electronics Technician, USGS - St. Petersburg); Chandra Dreher (Deck Hand (6/17/00 - 6/22/00), USGS - St. Petersburg); Keith Ludwig (Boat Captain (6/21/00 - 7/2/00), USGS - St. Petersburg); Mike Brown (Deck Hand (6/24/00 - 6/26/00), University of New Orleans); Mark Kulp (Geophysicist (6/27/00 - 6/30/00), University of New Orleans); Louis Britsch (Geologist (6/29), United States Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District); Gregg R. Brooks (Geologist (7/1/00 - 7/2/00), Eckerd College - St. Petersburg); Gina Peery ((Post Cruise), FACS Coordinator, 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: 28-Oct-2003 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    09/30/2003 clint g-5-00-la.061
    /infobank/programs/refmt/spnav2daps/spnav2daps
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    Input was...
    UTMX,UTMY,Line,Shot,Lon,Lat,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., Kindinger, Jack L., Peery, Gina M., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of boomer seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12 - 31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-402: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/"target="new>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/> &nbsp; &nbsp; <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-402/html/metadata.htm"target="new>">publication metadata</A> Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, Shawn V., Kindinger, Jack L., Flocks, James G., Wiese, Dana S., Kulp, Mark, Penland, Shea, Britsch, Louis D., and Brooks, Gregg R., 2003, Archive of CHIRP seismic reflection data collected during USGS cruises 00SCC02 and 00SCC04, Barataria Basin, Louisiana, May 12-31 and June 17 - July 2, 2000: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-156.



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-5-00-la.061 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200006171527590    200006171750070
    200006171804490    200006172033440
    200006191429000    200006191815490
    200006191821380    200006191939430
    200006201141110    200006201502450
    200006201508170    200006201614500
    200006201619530    200006201952160
    200006201959440    200006202050370
    200006202058400    200006202236000
    200006211701500    200006212326550
    200006231217300    200006231525460
    200006231532190    200006231805270
    200006231812480    200006232011470
    200006232018010    200006232157390
    200006241214490    200006241624170
    200006241634590    200006241701340
    200006241729000    200006242003560
    200006242010220    200006242218170
    200006251243580    200006251631050
    200006251707480    200006251855200
    200006251929450    200006252009510
    200006252044350    200006252203240
    200006261333350    200006261826230
    200006261837310    200006262050080
    200006262056330    200006262217230
    200006271239410    200006271703220
    200006271708460    200006272208470
    200006281153290    200006281536370
    200006281613390    200006281746430
    200006281752030    200006282154400
    200006291155400    200006291353470
    200006291446340    200006291630330
    200006291729020    200006291854220
    200006291933300    200006292118430
    200006301300180    200006301415270
    200006301453380    200006301730050
    200006301735570    200006301905040
    200006301911080    200006302219500
    200007011201500    200007011439230
    200007011448050    200007011715110
    200007011808000    200007012302070
    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 00SCC04 (G-5-00-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g500la/html/g-5-00-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: 2.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g500la/html/g-5-00-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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