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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Multibeam Bathymetry + Gravity data of field activity 08009 (H-2-08-AR) in Arctic Ocean from 09/05/2008 to 10/01/2008
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Chief Scientists: Debbie Hutchinson, Jon Childs, USGS, Menlo Park. Multibeam Bathymetry + Gravity data (multibeam, gravity, CTD, planktonnet) of field activity 08009 (H-2-08-AR) in Arctic Ocean from 09/05/2008 to 10/01/2008, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/html/h-2-08-ar.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
multibeam hull-mounted
gravity
CTD
planktonnet phytoplankton analysis
Notes -
Related activities:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h310ar/html/h-3-10-ar.meta.html>">H-3-10-AR</A>
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l108ar/html/l-1-08-ar.meta.html>">L-1-08-AR</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
&nbsp;&nbsp;
26 days at sea.
Data types: Sonar
Multibeam Bathymetry + Knudsen Chirp sonar + Gravity
(electronic, DVD)+ supporting data (CTD)
Navigation technique: dgps
Occupied 11 stations.
5146 km of continuous data.
Ship Track Plot: <a href="<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgcHealy/>" target="new"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgcHealy/>
Related Web Sites:
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html>" target="new"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="
<http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy.html>" target="new"><http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy.html>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="
<http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?id=2013&from=sf>" target="new"><http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?id=2013&from=sf>
<!-- &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="
<http://www.ogj.com/display_article/338772/120/ARTCL/none/ExplD/1/US,-Canada-to-map-unexplored-Arctic-sea-floor,-USGS-says/>" target="new"><http://www.ogj.com/display_article/338772/120/ARTCL/none/ExplD/1/US,-Canada-to-map-unexplored-Arctic-sea-floor,-USGS-says/> -->
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html>" target="new"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html>
This is part of a two-ship operation with the Canadian
ice-breaker LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT.
This is part of a two-ship operation with the Canadian
ice-breaker Louis S. St. Laurent.
18. Report Date:
14:19 2/6/2008
&nbsp;&nbsp;
USCGC Healy - HLY0806
<a href="
<http://www.icefloe.net/data/?cruise=HLY0806>"><http://www.icefloe.net/data/?cruise=HLY0806>
Publications -
Childs, J.R., Triezenberg, P.J., and Danforth, W.W., 2012,
2008 Joint United States-Canadian program to explore the limits
of the Extended Continental Shelf aboard the U.S. Coast Guard
cutter Healy-Cruise HLY0806: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 2012-1210, 15 p. and appendixes.
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1210/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1210/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Edwards, B.D., Childs, J.R.,Triezenberg, P.J., Danforth, W.W.,
and Gibbons, Helen, 2013, 2010 Joint United States-Canadian
Program to explore the limits of the Extended Continental Shelf
aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy—Cruise HLY1002: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1067, 26 p., plus
appendixes.
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1067/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1067/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
&nbsp;&nbsp;
&nbsp;&nbsp;
____, 2008, Healy - 2008 Missions - HLY0806 - 6 September-1 October - Jonathan R. Childs: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Science Operations, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy08.html>" target ="HLY0806"><http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy08.html>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Bolmer, Tom, Forcucci, David, Hassilev, David, and Roberts, Steve, 2008, Data Formats for Healy Under Way Instruments: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20), 97 p., URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806_Sensors.pdf>" target ="Formats"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806_Sensors.pdf>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Bolmer, Tom, Forcucci, David, Hassilev, David, Roberts, Steve, and Chayes, Dale, 2008,Data Synopsis for HLY0806: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20), 71 p., URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806-DataSynopsis.pdf>" target ="Synopsis"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806-DataSynopsis.pdf>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Hutchinson, Debbie, 2008, USGS Visit to Alaska to Discuss Law of the Sea Studies: USGS Sound Waves Monthly Newsletter, July, 2008, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html>" target ="SW"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Robertson, Jessica, 2008, Arctic Chronicles: U.S. Geological Survey, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.usgs.gov/journals/arctic/>" target ="Chronicles"><http://www.usgs.gov/journals/arctic/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Robertson, Jessica, Hutchinson, Debbie, and Childs, Jonathan, 2008, Scientists Map Unexplored Arctic Sea Floor: USGS Sound Waves Monthly Newsletter, September, 2008, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html>" target ="SW"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 9, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080909-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080909-update.asp>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 16, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080916-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080916-update.asp>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 25, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080925-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080925-update.asp>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 30, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080930-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080930-update.asp>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/8/2008 3:05:00 PM - USCGC Healy, America's Eyes and Ears in the Arctic: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 1, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=100>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=100>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/9/2008 8:20:00 AM - Finding the Extended Continental Shelf: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 2, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=101>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=101>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/10/2008 8:02:00 AM - Musings of an Arctic Sea Captain: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 3, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=102>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=102>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Sommer, Fred, 2008, 10/3/2008 1:45:00 PM - Working with the Canadians, Eh.: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 4, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=107>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=107>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 12, 2008 - Diplomacy in the Middle of the Arctic Ocean: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/diplomacy_arctic_ocean/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/diplomacy_arctic_ocean/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 18, 2008 - Why Does Defining the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Matter?: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/defining_extended_continental_shelf/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/defining_extended_continental_shelf/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 22, 2008 - From Aboard the Healy - What Kinds of Data Are We Collecting?: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_data_collected/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_data_collected/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 23, 2008 - Cooperation with Our Northern Neighbor: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_cooperation_neighbor/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_cooperation_neighbor/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 27, 2008 - Life Aboard an Icebreaker: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/life_aboard_an_icebreaker/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/life_aboard_an_icebreaker/>
&nbsp;&nbsp;
Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 30, 2008 - Heading Home - Arctic Journey Concludes: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/arctic_journey_concludes/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/arctic_journey_concludes/>

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, Multibeam Bathymetry + Gravity data of field activity 08009 (H-2-08-AR) in Arctic Ocean from 09/05/2008 to 10/01/2008: 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: -158.25161
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.71327
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 81.96669
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.06377

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 05-Sep-2008
    Ending_Date: 01-Oct-2008
    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: Arctic Ocean
      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?

    Debbie Hutchinson (USGS, Woods Hole, Chief Scientist); Jon Childs (USGS, Menlo Park, Chief Scientist); Bill Danforth (USGS, Woods Hole); Ellyn Montgomery (USGS, Woods Hole); Tom OBrien (USGS, Woods Hole); Jessica Robertson (USGS, Reston); Peter Triezenberg (USGS, Menlo Park); James Brinkley (National Ice Center); Pablo Clemente-Colon (National Ice Center); Peter Legnos (National Ice Center); Brian Van Pay (U.S. Department of State); Robert Sommers (Temple University); Kelley Brumley (University of Alaska, Fairbanks); Rebecca Gast (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution); George Neakok (Community Observer); Justin Pudenz (Marine Mammal Observer); Frederick Sommer (U.S. Coast Guard, Captain); John Stewart (Canadian Coast Guard, Liaison Captain)

  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: 11-Dec-2008 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    eartime       latitude longitude
    

    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:
    Childs, J.R., Triezenberg, P.J., and Danforth, W.W., 2012, 2008 Joint United States-Canadian program to explore the limits of the Extended Continental Shelf aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Healy-Cruise HLY0806: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1210, 15 p. and appendixes. <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1210/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1210/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Edwards, B.D., Childs, J.R.,Triezenberg, P.J., Danforth, W.W., and Gibbons, Helen, 2013, 2010 Joint United States-Canadian Program to explore the limits of the Extended Continental Shelf aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy—Cruise HLY1002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1067, 26 p., plus appendixes. <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1067/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1067/> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; ____, 2008, Healy - 2008 Missions - HLY0806 - 6 September-1 October - Jonathan R. Childs: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Science Operations, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy08.html>" target ="HLY0806"><http://www.icefloe.net/reports_healy08.html> &nbsp;&nbsp; Bolmer, Tom, Forcucci, David, Hassilev, David, and Roberts, Steve, 2008, Data Formats for Healy Under Way Instruments: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20), 97 p., URL: <A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806_Sensors.pdf>" target ="Formats"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806_Sensors.pdf> &nbsp;&nbsp; Bolmer, Tom, Forcucci, David, Hassilev, David, Roberts, Steve, and Chayes, Dale, 2008,Data Synopsis for HLY0806: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20), 71 p., URL: <A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806-DataSynopsis.pdf>" target ="Synopsis"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/meta/HLY0806-DataSynopsis.pdf> &nbsp;&nbsp; Hutchinson, Debbie, 2008, USGS Visit to Alaska to Discuss Law of the Sea Studies: USGS Sound Waves Monthly Newsletter, July, 2008, URL: <A HREF ="<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html>" target ="SW"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/outreach2.html> &nbsp;&nbsp; Robertson, Jessica, 2008, Arctic Chronicles: U.S. Geological Survey, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.usgs.gov/journals/arctic/>" target ="Chronicles"><http://www.usgs.gov/journals/arctic/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Robertson, Jessica, Hutchinson, Debbie, and Childs, Jonathan, 2008, Scientists Map Unexplored Arctic Sea Floor: USGS Sound Waves Monthly Newsletter, September, 2008, URL: <A HREF ="<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html>" target ="SW"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/09/fieldwork2.html> &nbsp;&nbsp; Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 9, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080909-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080909-update.asp> &nbsp;&nbsp; Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 16, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080916-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080916-update.asp> &nbsp;&nbsp; Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 25, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080925-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080925-update.asp> &nbsp;&nbsp; Schendorf, Tara, 2008, September 30, 2008: U.S. Coast Guard CGC Healy Public Affairs Officer Update, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080930-update.asp>" target ="PA"><http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/updates/AWS08/080930-update.asp> &nbsp;&nbsp; Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/8/2008 3:05:00 PM - USCGC Healy, America's Eyes and Ears in the Arctic: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 1, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=100>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=100> &nbsp;&nbsp; Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/9/2008 8:20:00 AM - Finding the Extended Continental Shelf: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 2, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=101>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=101> &nbsp;&nbsp; Sommer, Fred, 2008, 9/10/2008 8:02:00 AM - Musings of an Arctic Sea Captain: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 3, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=102>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=102> &nbsp;&nbsp; Sommer, Fred, 2008, 10/3/2008 1:45:00 PM - Working with the Canadians, Eh.: U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Journal Series, CGC Healy Part 4, URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=107>" target ="CO"><http://www.uscg.mil/cgjournal/message.asp?Id=107> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 12, 2008 - Diplomacy in the Middle of the Arctic Ocean: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/diplomacy_arctic_ocean/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/diplomacy_arctic_ocean/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 18, 2008 - Why Does Defining the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Matter?: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/defining_extended_continental_shelf/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/defining_extended_continental_shelf/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 22, 2008 - From Aboard the Healy - What Kinds of Data Are We Collecting?: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_data_collected/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_data_collected/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 23, 2008 - Cooperation with Our Northern Neighbor: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_cooperation_neighbor/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/healy_cooperation_neighbor/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 27, 2008 - Life Aboard an Icebreaker: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/life_aboard_an_icebreaker/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/life_aboard_an_icebreaker/> &nbsp;&nbsp; Van Pay, Brian, 2008, September 30, 2008 - Heading Home - Arctic Journey Concludes: U.S. Department of State Official Blog, URL: <A HREF ="<http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/arctic_journey_concludes/>" target ="DoS"><http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/entries/arctic_journey_concludes/>



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 (h-2-08-ar.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200809050831000    200810010602000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (h-2-08-ar.410_chirp_us)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200809061936000    200809070136130
    200809070155270    200809072154590
    200809072243020    200809081410560
    200809081502060    200809081802540
    200809082018080    200809090012540
    200809090052080    200809090500520
    200809090553020    200809090838520
    200809091300010    200809100000510
    200809100218040    200809100415540
    200809100520030    200809100642590
    200809100700050    200809120105520
    200809120722010    200809121650540
    200809130705060    200809131721520
    200809132110030    200809140015530
    200809140205000    200809140415570
    200809140505050    200809140847510
    200809140932060    200809160000500
    200809160455080    200809161500540
    200809161553070    200809162150510
    200809162218000    200809180200580
    200809180235040    200809180642510
    200809220109000    200809221000520
    200809222000060    200809240700590
    200809240900060    200809241345560
    200809241645020    200809241939550
    200809242010070    200809250120550
    200809250145040    200809251421530
    200809281934090    200809291622580
    200809291755060    200810010550130
    Seismic Shots Data (h-2-08-ar.410_chirp_canada)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200809121651040    200809122100540
    200809122200060    200809130443070
    200809130520170    200809130704550
    200809180643020    200809181000500
    200809181125080    200809181500550
    200809181600030    200809182200530
    200809182300020    200809191200520
    200809191230060    200809192100570
    200809192345030    200809200515580
    200809200745050    200809201840560
    200809201920030    200809202125520
    200809202200040    200809210220520
    200809210410060    200809211700510
    200809212300030    200809220108490
    200809251422040    200809252000570
    200809261230000    200809271415510
    200809271552030    200809281933480
    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 08009 (H-2-08-AR) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/html/h-2-08-ar.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/h/h208ar/html/h-2-08-ar.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h208ar/html/h-2-08-ar.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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