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What does this data set describe?

Title:
High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar data of field activity J-2-99-SF in Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay from 02/24/1999 to 03/08/1999
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: John Chin. High-Resolution Seismic and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar data (Kleinsidescan, Geopulse, VanVeengrab, boxcore, 200khz, GPS) of field activity J-2-99-SF in Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay from 02/24/1999 to 03/08/1999, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-sf.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Kleinsidescan Klein 595
Geopulse Ore
VanVeengrab small
boxcore 3/4 box core
200khz
GPS
Notes -
San Francisco Bay Seafloor and Sediment.
Associated activities:
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-sf.meta.html>">J-2-99-SF</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j399sf/html/j-3-99-sf.meta.html>">J-3-99-SF</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j598sf/html/j-5-98-sf.meta.html>">J-5-98-SF</A>
Publications -
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0. URL: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/><BR>
Hampton, M.A., Snyder, N.P., Chin, J.L., Allison, D.W., Rubin, D.M.,
2003, Bed-sediment grain-size and morphologic data from Suisun, Grizzly,
and Honker Bays, CA, 1998-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
2003-250. URL: <A HREF = "
<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-250/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-250/>

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 and Sampling and Sidescan Sonar data of field activity J-2-99-SF in Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay from 02/24/1999 to 03/08/1999: 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: -122.15788
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.94113
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.11714
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.03577

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 24-Feb-1999
    Ending_Date: 08-Mar-1999
    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: Grizzly Bay, San Francisco Bay
      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:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>
    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?

    John Chin (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Steve Wolf (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Robin Dornfest (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Paul Carlson (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Wilson Lee (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Fred Payne (Electronic Technician, USGS Western Region); Gordon Smith (Boat Driver, UCSC)

  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: 30-Mar-1999 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    NAVED   j-2-99-sf.063   Clint Steele  3/30/99
    *DESAMTIME to 10 seconds  j-2-99-sf.062
    NODUPNAV   j-2-99-sf.061
    Raw data (cat *.NAV) > j-2-99-sf.060
    
    

    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>

    Date: 18-Apr-2000 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    04/18/2000 clint j-2-99-sf.302_063
    /infobank/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    04/18/2000 clint j-2-99-sf.302
    /infobank/bear/programs/bat/nosamebathy/nosamebathy
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    04/18/2000 clint j-2-99-sf.301
    /infobank/bear/programs/bat/nozerobathy/nozerobathy
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    Input was...
    NAVED   j-2-99-sf.063   Clint Steele  3/30/99
    *DESAMTIME to 10 seconds  j-2-99-sf.062
    NODUPNAV   j-2-99-sf.061
    Raw data (cat *.NAV) > j-2-99-sf.060
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    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:
    Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington) offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 182, version 1.0. URL: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/> Hampton, M.A., Snyder, N.P., Chin, J.L., Allison, D.W., Rubin, D.M., 2003, Bed-sediment grain-size and morphologic data from Suisun, Grizzly, and Honker Bays, CA, 1998-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-250. URL: <A HREF = "<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-250/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-250/>



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-2-99-sf.063 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199902241530400    199902241530400
    199902241543007    199902242036204
    199902242041301    199902242351502
    199902242357400    199902242359500
    199902251628104    199902251642105
    199902251655502    199902251656301
    199902251705204    199902251705204
    199902251803004    199902251838203
    199902251845104    199902251903100
    199902251911300    199902260152404
    199902261533301    199902262324202
    199903011555400    199903011829105
    199903011835502    199903020201104
    199903021527304    199903030054400
    199903031537301    199903032255304
    199903041519501    199903050044201
    199903051536002    199903051649102
    199903051654502    199903060046304
    199903081537202    199903082236201
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (j-2-99-sf.302_063)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199902241559002    199902242036204
    199902242041301    199902242351502
    199902242357400    199902242359500
    199902251637205    199902251637205
    199902251705204    199902251705204
    199902251806101    199902251838203
    199902251845104    199902251903100
    199902251911300    199902260152404
    199902261533301    199902262324202
    199903011555400    199903011829505
    199903011835502    199903020201104
    199903021527304    199903030054400
    199903031537301    199903032255304
    199903041519501    199903050044201
    199903051536002    199903051648002
    199903051655002    199903052120302
    199903052126002    199903060046304
    199903081537202    199903082236201
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (j-2-99-sf.410_geopulse)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199902241800590    199902241846520
    199902241902590    199902242016370
    199902242030230    199902242035580
    199902242050530    199902242102530
    199902242109440    199902242208380
    199902242245510    199902242252360
    199902242310050    199902242342500
    199902251930510    199902252055520
    199902252112510    199902252238510
    199902252247520    199902252323490
    199902252358230    199902260048180
    199902260102510    199902260138520
    199902261610030    199902261738580
    199903011657560    199903011720540
    199903011730560    199903011758250
    199903011812040    199903011856550
    199903011904260    199903011959540
    199903012004560    199903012051550
    199903012057580    199903012136010
    199903012157550    199903012228540
    199903012240560    199903012352570
    199903012358560    199903020016270
    199903020021540    199903020050580
    199903020107020    199903020137100
    199903021717580    199903022045540
    199903022140390    199903022349280
    199903030004270    199903030046560
    199903031624570    199903031720550
    199903031805060    199903032232390
    199903041641100    199903041958580
    199903042005560    199903042152040
    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-2-99-SF data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-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: 0.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-sf.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-sf.bath.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 9.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j299sf/html/j-2-99-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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