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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-1-81-HW in Hawaii from 01/26/1981 to 02/05/1981
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Bill Normark. Geological and Geophysical data (gravitycore, chaindredge, 3dot5khz, 12khz, minisparker, miniranger) of field activity K-1-81-HW in Hawaii from 01/26/1981 to 02/05/1981, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k181hw/html/k-1-81-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
gravitycore
chaindredge
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
minisparker
miniranger
Publications -
Moore, J.G., Clague, D.A., and Normark, W.R., 1982, Diverse basalt types from Loihi Seamount,
Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 10, no. 2, p. 88-92. <BR>
<HR>
Alpha, T.R., Morley, J.M., Gutmacher, C.E., and Austin, W.A., 1982, Oblique map of Loihi
Seamount and Papa'u Landslide, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0463,
1 sheet. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, Hampton, M.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Seekins, B.A.,
and Johnson, K.H., 1982, Geologic report for the O'OTEC site off Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0468-A, 9 p. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, Hampton, M.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Seekins, B.A.,
and Johnson, K.H., 1982, Geologic report for the O'OTEC site off Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0468-C, 1 roll.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., Clague, David A., and Moore, James G., 1982, The next island: Natural
History, v. 91, no. 12, p. 68-71. <BR>
<HR>
Clague, David, Moore, J.G., and Normark, W.R., 1983, Petrology of Loihi Seamount, Hawaii:
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1375, p. 110. <BR>
<HR>
Clague, D.A., Moore, J.G., and Normark, William R., 1981, Loihi Seamount; early alkalic
eruptive phase, in American Geophysical Union; 1981 fall meeting: American Geophysical
Union Eos, Transactions, v. 62, no. 45, p. 1082.<BR>
<HR>
Dengler, A.T., Wilde, P., Noda, E.K., and Normark, William R., 1983, Turbidity currents generated
by Hurricane Iwa: The Geological Society of America, 96th annual meeting: Geological Society of
America Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, no. 6, p. 556. <BR>
<HR>
Dengler, A.T., Wilde, P., Noda, E.K., and Normark, W.R., 1984, Turbidity currents generated
by Hurricane Iwa: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 1, p. 5-11. <BR>
<HR>
Quinby-Hunt, M.S., Wilde, Pat, Corrigan, D., Dengler, A.T., and Normark, William R.,
1986, Very recent analogs of volcanogenic Archean sequences: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 14,
no. 1, p. 48-51.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Wilde, Pat, Campbell, J.F., Chase, T.E., and Tsutsui, Bruce, 1993,
Submarine slope failures initiated by Hurricane Iwa, Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii,
in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides; selected
studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002,
p. 197-204.<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, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-1-81-HW in Hawaii from 01/26/1981 to 02/05/1981: 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: -158.35316
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -155.20305
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.42463
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.83609

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 26-Jan-1981
    Ending_Date: 05-Feb-1981
    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: Hawaii
      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 1927.
      The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.4.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.

      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:
    Samples with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/samp.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
    "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
    Mnemonic:       "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments)  [DAPS]"
    FORTRAN format: "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments) [DAPX]"
    C format:       "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5, t37, a, t45, a24, t70, f6.1, t78, a1, t80, a9, t90, a9, t100, a9, t110, a)  [DAPS]"
    Naming:         .onoff.GRAV_EQUIPMENT_TYPE
    


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?

    Barbara Seekins (Navigator); Bill Clark (Chief Engineer); Bill King (Ship Captain); Bill Normark (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Bob Patrick (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Chris Gutmacher (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Dave Clague (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Jim Moore (Geologist, USGS Western Region); John Stahl (Chief Mate, USGS Western Region); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Mary Hunt (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Pat Wilde (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Tom Chase (Geologist, 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: 06-Dec-1995 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/19/85 EDM USR$DISK:[CLINT.NAV1.K181HW]K181HW.052;
    DRA1:[EDM]REFORMAT.EXE;
    
    

    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: 07-Feb-2000 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k181hw/bath/k-1-81-hw.305_052
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    12/23/85 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]K181HW.305;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    This file appears to be hand-picked bathymetry
    in meters.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/19/85 EDM USR$DISK:[CLINT.NAV1.K181HW]K181HW.052;
    DRA1:[EDM]REFORMAT.EXE;
    
    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:
    Moore, J.G., Clague, D.A., and Normark, W.R., 1982, Diverse basalt types from Loihi Seamount, Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 10, no. 2, p. 88-92. Alpha, T.R., Morley, J.M., Gutmacher, C.E., and Austin, W.A., 1982, Oblique map of Loihi Seamount and Papa'u Landslide, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0463, 1 sheet. Normark, W.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, Hampton, M.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Seekins, B.A., and Johnson, K.H., 1982, Geologic report for the O'OTEC site off Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0468-A, 9 p. Normark, W.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, Hampton, M.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Seekins, B.A., and Johnson, K.H., 1982, Geologic report for the O'OTEC site off Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0468-C, 1 roll. Normark, William R., Clague, David A., and Moore, James G., 1982, The next island: Natural History, v. 91, no. 12, p. 68-71. Clague, David, Moore, J.G., and Normark, W.R., 1983, Petrology of Loihi Seamount, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1375, p. 110. Clague, D.A., Moore, J.G., and Normark, William R., 1981, Loihi Seamount; early alkalic eruptive phase, in American Geophysical Union; 1981 fall meeting: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 62, no. 45, p. 1082. Dengler, A.T., Wilde, P., Noda, E.K., and Normark, William R., 1983, Turbidity currents generated by Hurricane Iwa: The Geological Society of America, 96th annual meeting: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, no. 6, p. 556. Dengler, A.T., Wilde, P., Noda, E.K., and Normark, W.R., 1984, Turbidity currents generated by Hurricane Iwa: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 1, p. 5-11. Quinby-Hunt, M.S., Wilde, Pat, Corrigan, D., Dengler, A.T., and Normark, William R., 1986, Very recent analogs of volcanogenic Archean sequences: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 14, no. 1, p. 48-51. Normark, W.R., Wilde, Pat, Campbell, J.F., Chase, T.E., and Tsutsui, Bruce, 1993, Submarine slope failures initiated by Hurricane Iwa, Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides; selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 197-204.



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 (k-1-81-hw.052 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198101261430130    198101290827020
    198101290838590    198101291804230
    198101291823170    198101291830060
    198101291843090    198101291933360
    198101292011060    198101292244010
    198101292304450    198101292327570
    198101292346280    198101300207040
    198101300242340    198101300242340
    198101300344110    198101300417110
    198101300434300    198101300434300
    198101300522250    198101300600310
    198101300622310    198101300622310
    198101300722330    198101300734030
    198101300753000    198101300753000
    198101300839560    198101301352480
    198101301405240    198101301642010
    198101301701580    198101301747050
    198101301759000    198101301759000
    198101301836390    198101301909540
    198101301929540    198101301929540
    198101302020410    198101302101100
    198101302116060    198101302116060
    198101302147130    198101302219350
    198101302237300    198101302237300
    198101311929040    198101311929040
    198101311939490    198101311939490
    198102020248270    198102020306470
    198102020323240    198102020532380
    198102020543140    198102020747090
    198102020757140    198102021035140
    198102021046140    198102021250540
    198102021330490    198102021330490
    198102030156040    198102030609260
    198102031006360    198102032116360
    198102032128000    198102032128000
    198102032140540    198102032140540
    198102032154200    198102032345430
    198102040041470    198102040550460
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (k-1-81-hw.305_052)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198101261433440    198101261723140
    198101261740110    198101271044000
    198101271054020    198101272241280
    198101272252060    198101280239010
    198101280250100    198101281526000
    198101281539120    198101300236510
    198101300342400    198101300457490
    198101300524380    198101300615460
    198101300627230    198101300634020
    198101300644150    198101300644150
    198101300657080    198101300732350
    198101300838300    198101301751120
    198101301835260    198101301910400
    198101302020250    198101302101480
    198101302148250    198101302211500
    198101302253530    198101302307050
    198102012133280    198102012313170
    198102012324280    198102020545460
    198102020557120    198102020602110
    198102020614100    198102020832420
    198102020843540    198102020843540
    198102020854200    198102021237580
    198102021250300    198102021354500
    198102021408520    198102021419050
    198102021430430    198102021522090
    198102021556380    198102022018160
    198102022029110    198102030143320
    198102030242420    198102030557220
    198102030610100    198102030913010
    198102030949340    198102030949340
    198102030959550    198102031007180
    198102031020500    198102031020500
    198102031035560    198102031056080
    198102031108060    198102031322460
    198102031334100    198102031334100
    198102031346070    198102031346070
    198102031356490    198102031356490
    198102031407440    198102031422440
    198102031432460    198102031441490
    198102031453500    198102031531400
    198102031546040    198102031611200
    198102031621520    198102031641050
    198102031655550    198102031740150
    198102031751590    198102031751590
    198102031802400    198102031840280
    198102031858370    198102040209570
    198102040222280    198102040431160
    198102040446250    198102040512580
    198102040527170    198102040550080
    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 K-1-81-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k181hw/html/k-1-81-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: 0.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k181hw/html/k-1-81-hw.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k181hw/html/k-1-81-hw.bath.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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