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What does this data set describe?

Title:
High-Resolution Seismic data of field activity H-2-98-HW in Oahu, Hawaii (Leeward and North shores) from 08/29/1998 to 09/04/1998
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Monty Hampton, Mike Torresan. High-Resolution Seismic data (Chirp, GPS) of field activity H-2-98-HW in Oahu, Hawaii (Leeward and North shores) from 08/29/1998 to 09/04/1998, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h298hw/html/h-2-98-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Chirp High-resolution subbottom profiler, Sea Engineering Inc., Wiamamalo, HI
GPS Differential GPS Trimble 4000 Coast Guard beacon
Notes -
Vessel and equipment by Sea Engineering, Inc.

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 Seismic data of field activity H-2-98-HW in Oahu, Hawaii (Leeward and North shores) from 08/29/1998 to 09/04/1998: 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: -158.24767
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -158.00000
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.68760
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.26298

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 29-Aug-1998
    Ending_Date: 04-Sep-1998
    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: Oahu, Hawaii (Leeward and North shores)
      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?

    Monty Hampton (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Torresan (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Jim Barry (Technician, Sea Engineering, Inc. Technology Center); Marc Ericksen (Technician, Sea Engineering, Inc.); Harvey Eli (Captain, Sea Engineering, Inc.)

  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: 23-Oct-2003 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    10/23/03 converted from corrected version of line and nav FACS.
    34567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890
    

    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:


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-2-98-hw.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199808291918000    199808291918000
    199808292011000    199808292022000
    199808292104000    199808292108000
    199808292146000    199808292158000
    199808292231000    199808292234000
    199808292306000    199808292310000
    199808292344000    199808292349000
    199808300025000    199808300030000
    199808300107000    199808300108000
    199808300136000    199808300136000
    199808301818000    199808301818000
    199808301851000    199808301900000
    199808301925000    199808301935000
    199808302003000    199808302014000
    199808302038000    199808302049000
    199808302132000    199808302145000
    199808302212000    199808302221000
    199808302249000    199808302334000
    199808302359000    199808310016000
    199808310038000    199808310050000
    199808310117000    199808310117000
    199808311810000    199808311810000
    199808311834000    199809010119000
    199809011803000    199809011816000
    199809011858000    199809011910000
    199809011934000    199809012114000
    199809012242000    199809012257000
    199809012326000    199809012338000
    199809020002000    199809020013000
    199809020037000    199809020112000
    199809021815000    199809021815000
    199809021854000    199809021854000
    199809021929000    199809021929000
    199809022014000    199809022017000
    199809022042000    199809022044000
    199809022131000    199809022147000
    199809022229000    199809022242000
    199809022322000    199809022322000
    199809031755000    199809031934000
    199809032005000    199809032047000
    199809032115000    199809032224000
    199809032303000    199809032345000
    199809040006000    199809040135000
    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 H-2-98-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h298hw/html/h-2-98-hw.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/h/h298hw/html/h-2-98-hw.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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