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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data of field activity 01SCC02 (G-5-01-LA) in Terrebone Bay, LA from 08/01/2001 to 08/18/2001
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida. Chief Scientist: Jim Flocks. Chirp and High-Resolution Seismic data (boomer, Chirp, GPS) of field activity 01SCC02 (G-5-01-LA) in Terrebone Bay, LA from 08/01/2001 to 08/18/2001, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g501la/html/g-5-01-la.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boomer Applied Acoustics, Seismic, Brand: Applied Acoustics, Model: CSP300, Media: Digital, Code: Boom, Comment: AA200 plate, 100 Joules, Elics DelphSeismic V 203, NexGen 10 ch phone, BSI PC, UTM_401_1.pln, 12Khz Sample Freq., OYO608 Plotter
Chirp EdgeTech X-Star, 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
GPS 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
Notes -
Bounding Box:
NW : 29 30.000N, 91 00.000W NE : 29 30.000N, 89 15.000W
SW : 29 00.000N, 91 00.000W SE : 29 00.000N, 89 15.000W
WGS84
On JD 228 switched to U.N.O. 21' Proline fishing boat
NOTE: Stopped for weather 8/3 - 8/9
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/>

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  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 01SCC02 (G-5-01-LA) in Terrebone Bay, LA from 08/01/2001 to 08/18/2001: 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: -90.37698
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.18526
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.14358
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.98864

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Aug-2001
    Ending_Date: 18-Aug-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: Terrebone Bay, 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?

    Jim Flocks (Chief Scientist, USGS - St. Petersburg); Dana Wiese (Electronics Tech / Data Manager, USGS - St. Petersburg); Rich Young (Boat Captain, 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-5-01-la.060_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-5-01-la.061_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200108010000000    200108010046000
    200108010226470    200108010335550
    200108010525500    200108010634540
    200108011428030    200108011559590
    200108011646010    200108011826460
    200108011935560    200108012007430
    200108012016470    200108012125470
    200108012234550    200108012244000
    200108081234350    200108081530210
    200108081548480    200108081648410
    200108081659070    200108081756440
    200108081823350    200108081938340
    200108081945250    200108082037210
    200108082050080    200108082159510
    200108091320070    200108091550560
    200108091602210    200108091706310
    200108091714550    200108091822060
    200108091832200    200108091936200
    200108091945370    200108092048400
    200108092054540    200108092139100
    200108092147430    200108092233380
    200108101248340    200108101419410
    200108101425360    200108101539190
    200108101547140    200108101609290
    200108101650140    200108101758540
    200108101907430    200108101930160
    200108101959380    200108102144150
    200108110158550    200108110307420
    200108111226050    200108111310450
    200108111318460    200108111522090
    200108111531140    200108111617270
    200108111625210    200108111704000
    200108111711210    200108111750560
    200108111759550    200108111823080
    200108111828430    200108111857030
    200108111946510    200108112142280
    200108112147320    200108112237540
    200108121304400    200108121420560
    Navigation Data (g-5-01-la.061_boomer_a)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200108011427570    200108012007310
    200108012016070    200108012244300
    200108081234410    200108081530160
    200108081557300    200108081648540
    200108081658080    200108081757180
    200108081822460    200108081938550
    200108081944520    200108082037020
    200108082049320    200108082159380
    200108091319530    200108091551210
    200108091602440    200108091706530
    200108091714250    200108091822140
    200108091831490    200108091936040
    200108091945040    200108092048200
    200108092054430    200108092138590
    200108092147110    200108092233160
    200108101248500    200108101539350
    200108101547040    200108101609210
    200108101650020    200108101930300
    200108102000000    200108102144080
    200108111225530    200108111310330
    200108111318230    200108111522030
    200108111531300    200108111617490
    200108111625440    200108111703500
    200108111711000    200108111751040
    200108111800280    200108111822570
    200108111828160    200108111857190
    200108111946420    200108112142280
    200108112147370    200108112238100
    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 01SCC02 (G-5-01-LA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g501la/html/g-5-01-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: 8.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g501la/html/g-5-01-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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