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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity J-2-94-SF in San Francisco, California from 05/04/1994 to 05/26/1994
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Jon Childs, Pat Hart. Geophysical data (airgun, sidescansonar) of field activity J-2-94-SF in San Francisco, California from 05/04/1994 to 05/26/1994, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j294sf/html/j-2-94-sf.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
airgun
sidescansonar
Publications -
Marlow, M.S., Hart, P.E., Childs, J.R., Mann, D.M., Mann, G.M., Carlson, P.R., and
Anima, R.J., 1994, A major unconformity beneath South San Francisco Bay and the
development of San Leandro Basin: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions,
v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 683.<BR>
<HR>
Childs, J.R., Hart, P.E., McCarthy, J., and Marlow, M.S., 1994, High-resolution
seismic-reflection studies of submerged fault zones throughout the San Francisco Bay
area: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 684.<BR>
<HR>
McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., Anima, R., Oppenheimer, D., and Parsons, T., 1994, Seismic
evidence for faulting in the western Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California:
American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 684-685.<BR>
<HR>
McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., and Oppenheimer, D., 1995, High angle faulting in western
Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California: American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Bulletin, v. 79, no. 4, p. 592.<BR>
<HR>
Childs, Jonathan R., Hart, Patrick, Bruns, Terry R., Marlow, Michael S., and
Sliter, Ray, 2000, High-resolution marine seismic reflection data from the
San Francisco Bay area: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 00-494:<A
HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-494>">geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-494</A><BR>

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, Geophysical data of field activity J-2-94-SF in San Francisco, California from 05/04/1994 to 05/26/1994: 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: -122.70188
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.83060
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.11022
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.50575

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 04-May-1994
    Ending_Date: 26-May-1994
    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: San Francisco, California
      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?

    Jon Childs (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Pat Hart (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)

  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: 24-Oct-1996 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    10/24/96 clint j-2-94-sf.055
    /bear/programs/refmt/vms2unix/vms2uni
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    NAVEDed .054 removing individual spikes and adjusting multiple point offsets
    that initially appeared at a resolution of 1 hour.
    
    

    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:
    Marlow, M.S., Hart, P.E., Childs, J.R., Mann, D.M., Mann, G.M., Carlson, P.R., and Anima, R.J., 1994, A major unconformity beneath South San Francisco Bay and the development of San Leandro Basin: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 683. Childs, J.R., Hart, P.E., McCarthy, J., and Marlow, M.S., 1994, High-resolution seismic-reflection studies of submerged fault zones throughout the San Francisco Bay area: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 684. McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., Anima, R., Oppenheimer, D., and Parsons, T., 1994, Seismic evidence for faulting in the western Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 75, no. 44, Supplement, p. 684-685. McCarthy, J., Hart, P.E., and Oppenheimer, D., 1995, High angle faulting in western Sacramento Delta region, Pittsburg, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 79, no. 4, p. 592. Childs, Jonathan R., Hart, Patrick, Bruns, Terry R., Marlow, Michael S., and Sliter, Ray, 2000, High-resolution marine seismic reflection data from the San Francisco Bay area: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 00-494:<A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-494>">geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-494</A>



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 (j-2-94-sf.055 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405041604360    199405041627380
    199405062106230    199405062117100
    199405062123450    199405062135590
    199405062151050    199405062154450
    199405091506190    199405091506190
    199405091700200    199405092052390
    199405101425090    199405102135400
    199405111318090    199405112115550
    199405121355560    199405121646390
    199405122319260    199405122334290
    199405131349170    199405132237290
    199405141339540    199405142135420
    199405151400130    199405152047090
    199405160305190    199405160306490
    199405161321400    199405162122190
    199405162132400    199405162134010
    199405171457420    199405171702470
    199405171707500    199405171708000
    199405171714430    199405171721110
    199405171737310    199405180032230
    199405181401380    199405181458460
    199405181726390    199405181727190
    199405191331190    199405192058220
    199405201325130    199405202104590
    199405211325430    199405212237390
    199405221340110    199405221650520
    199405221904460    199405222246540
    199405231350050    199405232246020
    199405251440130    199405251440130
    199405251449520    199405252218410
    199405261410300    199405261650210
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (j-2-94-sf.410_seistec)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405091800180    199405091815140
    199405101622470    199405101934170
    199405102028230    199405102114100
    199405111836590    199405111935180
    199405112007430    199405112007430
    199405121549240    199405121639000
    199405131400060    199405131636010
    199405141409410    199405141809080
    199405141855150    199405141924550
    199405141945360    199405142124580
    199405151427420    199405151542070
    199405151613270    199405151654010
    199405151730420    199405152003540
    199405161454250    199405161457320
    199405161536080    199405161740010
    199405162042020    199405162122190
    199405162132400    199405162134010
    199405171457420    199405171518560
    199405171546300    199405171702470
    199405171707510    199405171708000
    199405171714430    199405171721110
    199405171803120    199405172228460
    199405172233540    199405180029540
    199405191530520    199405191706540
    199405191722370    199405191746470
    199405191753120    199405191953250
    199405192028020    199405192056070
    199405211450210    199405211450450
    199405211510020    199405211623100
    199405211632360    199405211913290
    199405211946490    199405212109040
    199405221427150    199405221510080
    199405221538380    199405221648220
    199405221933330    199405222051260
    199405222101450    199405222232430
    199405231412530    199405231822380
    199405231830490    199405231928540
    199405232112420    199405232215510
    199405251518480    199405251539270
    199405251626070    199405251803570
    Seismic Shots Data (j-2-94-sf.410_mcs)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405101526000    199405101527000
    199405101536000    199405101606000
    199405101623000    199405101623000
    199405101646000    199405101700000
    199405101737000    199405101847000
    199405101907000    199405101938000
    199405102026000    199405102106000
    199405111442000    199405111503000
    199405111608000    199405111726000
    199405111750000    199405111805000
    199405111905000    199405111945000
    199405112007000    199405112022000
    199405112042000    199405112050000
    199405131411000    199405131630000
    199405131707000    199405131726000
    199405131755000    199405131835000
    199405131912000    199405131950000
    199405132043000    199405132226000
    199405141451000    199405141638000
    199405141705000    199405141744000
    199405141859000    199405142129000
    199405151440000    199405151531000
    199405151614000    199405151814000
    199405151843000    199405152017000
    199405161539000    199405161539000
    199405161546000    199405162003000
    199405162046000    199405162122000
    199405171459000    199405171658000
    199405171803000    199405172146000
    199405172245000    199405180030000
    199405191539000    199405191540000
    199405191555000    199405191923000
    199405192025000    199405192051000
    199405211512000    199405211625000
    199405211953000    199405212108000
    199405221434000    199405221551000
    199405221934000    199405222050000
    199405222101000    199405222231000
    199405231412000    199405231504000
    199405231522000    199405231815000
    199405231830000    199405232037000
    199405232117000    199405232214000
    Seismic Shots Data (j-2-94-sf.410_055)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405101525140    199405101527314
    199405101535500    199405101606175
    199405101622505    199405101622575
    199405101645140    199405101700308
    199405101736140    199405101847138
    199405101906140    199405101937525
    199405102025140    199405102105590
    199405111440540    199405111502556
    199405111606540    199405111725321
    199405111749300    199405111805275
    199405111903540    199405111944320
    199405112006300    199405112021440
    199405112041300    199405112049328
    199405131409340    199405131629446
    199405131705340    199405131725370
    199405131754100    199405131949336
    199405132041340    199405132225496
    199405141449540    199405141637321
    199405141704300    199405141743475
    199405141857540    199405142129066
    199405151439340    199405151532038
    199405151613340    199405151814598
    199405151842340    199405152017301
    199405161545300    199405162003225
    199405162044540    199405162131032
    199405171458540    199405171703570
    199405171804285    199405172146440
    199405172243540    199405180029320
    199405181726398    199405181727178
    199405191538140    199405191539548
    199405191554500    199405191923256
    199405192024506    199405192050525
    199405201511140    199405201624560
    199405211952140    199405212108020
    199405221434500    199405221551302
    199405221933040    199405222050006
    199405222100040    199405222231208
    199405231411140    199405231504056
    199405231521140    199405231815138
    199405231829140    199405232037350
    199405232116140    199405232215055
    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 J-2-94-SF data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j294sf/html/j-2-94-sf.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: 2.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j294sf/html/j-2-94-sf.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j294sf/html/j-2-94-sf.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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