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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Boomer data of field activity 95LCA03 (J-3-95-FL) in Peace River (west-central Florida, from east of Bartow to east of Wauchula) from 10/31/1995 to 11/09/1995
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida,United States Geological Survey, Water Resources Division,Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). Chief Scientist: Bill R. Lewelling. Boomer data (navigation) of field activity 95LCA03 (J-3-95-FL) in Peace River (west-central Florida, from east of Bartow to east of Wauchula) from 10/31/1995 to 11/09/1995, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j395fl/html/j-3-95-fl.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
Notes -
FACS logs were generated by Karynna Calderon in February of 2005
using the handwritten logbook and personal accounts of the crew members.
PLATFORM: 17-foot Johnboat
Publications -
Calderon, Karynna, Dadisman, S.V., Tihansky, A.B., Lewelling, B.R., Flocks,
J.G., Wiese, D.S., Kindinger, J.L., and Harrison, A.S., 2006, Archive of
Digital Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected During USGS Field Activities
95LCA03 and 96LCA02 in the Peace River of West-Central Florida, 1995 and 1996,
U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 217, available on-line at:
<BR>
<a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/>" target="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/>
&nbsp; &nbsp;
<a href="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/html/metadata.html>" target="new">publication metadata</a>
<HR>
Lewelling, B.R., Tihansky, A.B., and Kindinger, J.L., 1998, Assessment of the
Hydraulic Connection Between Ground Water and the Peace River, West-Central
Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4211, 9
6 p.

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, Boomer data of field activity 95LCA03 (J-3-95-FL) in Peace River (west-central Florida, from east of Bartow to east of Wauchula) from 10/31/1995 to 11/09/1995: 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: -81.81761
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.77899
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 27.90392
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 27.54233

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 31-Oct-1995
    Ending_Date: 09-Nov-1995
    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:
      Peace River (west-central Florida, from east of Bartow to east of Wauchula)
      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?

    Bill Lewelling); Ann Tihansky); Jim Flocks); Dana Wiese); Erik Staub)

  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-Jan-2007 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    /infobank/j/j395fl/nav/j-3-95-fl.060
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    
    Input was...
    /infobank/j/j395fl/seis/j-3-95-fl.410
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    
    01/29/2007 /infobank/j/j395fl/nav/95lca03.raw
    UTMX UTMY Line Shot Lon Lat YEAR DOY:HR:MIN:SEC
           1         2         3
    345678901234567890123456789012345
    
    

    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, S.V., Tihansky, A.B., Lewelling, B.R., Flocks, J.G., Wiese, D.S., Kindinger, J.L., and Harrison, A.S., 2006, Archive of Digital Boomer Seismic Reflection Data Collected During USGS Field Activities 95LCA03 and 96LCA02 in the Peace River of West-Central Florida, 1995 and 1996, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 217, available on-line at:
    <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/>" target="new"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/> &nbsp; &nbsp; <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/217/html/metadata.html>" target="new">publication metadata</a> Lewelling, B.R., Tihansky, A.B., and Kindinger, J.L., 1998, Assessment of the Hydraulic Connection Between Ground Water and the Peace River, West-Central Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4211, 9 6 p.



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-3-95-fl.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199510311743130    199510311812130
    199510312013580    199510312014580
    199510312100580    199510312129580
    199511011645180    199511011806430
    199511062018070    199511062052070
    199511062117040    199511062234010
    199511062239260    199511062250280
    199511071607200    199511071704120
    199511071717360    199511071736360
    199511081555310    199511081911150
    199511081920170    199511082001170
    199511091922100    199511092040310
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (j-3-95-fl.410_boomer)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199510311743130    199510311812130
    199510312013580    199510312014580
    199510312100580    199510312129580
    199511011645180    199511011806430
    199511062018070    199511062052070
    199511062117040    199511062234010
    199511062239260    199511062250280
    199511071607200    199511071704120
    199511071717360    199511071736360
    199511081555310    199511081911150
    199511081920170    199511082001170
    199511091922100    199511092040310
    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 95LCA03 (J-3-95-FL) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j395fl/html/j-3-95-fl.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: 0.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j395fl/html/j-3-95-fl.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j395fl/html/j-3-95-fl.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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