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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-1-83-AR
        in Arctic from 07/22/1983 to 08/03/1983
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/k-1-83-ar.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k183ar/html/k-1-83-ar.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Erk Reimnitz. Geological and Geophysical
      data (sidescansonar, 3dot5khz, chaindredge, 200khz7khz,
      rangerange) of field activity K-1-83-AR in Arctic from
      07/22/1983 to 08/03/1983,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k183ar/html/k-1-83-ar.meta.html.

    Purpose:
      These data and information are intended for science
      researchers, students from elementary through
      college, policy makers, and general public.

    Supplemental_Information:

      Equipment Used -

      sidescansonar

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      chaindredge

      200khz7khz

      rangerange


      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.

      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

      Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information
      Bank's digital data, analog data, and
      metadata is provided through...
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/

      This page accomodates a variety of search
      approaches (e.g., by platform, by region,
      by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).

  Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Range_of_Dates/Times:
        Beginning_Date: 19830722
        Ending_Date: 19830803

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -151.77542
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -148.30392
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 70.62410
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 70.36541

  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
      Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
      Theme_Keyword: oceans
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
      Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Geophysics
      Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: AK
      Place_Keyword: Alaska
      Place_Keyword: Arctic
      Place_Keyword: Arctic Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Beaufort Sea


  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.

  Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


  Data_Set_Credit:
    Ed Kempema (Geologist);
    Erk Reimnitz (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Mike Boyle (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Phil Lowry (Geologist);
    Scott Graves (Watchstander)

  Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
  Cross_Reference:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
      Publication_Date: Unknown
      Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank 
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)  Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/



Data_Quality_Information:

  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

  Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

  Completeness_Report:
    Start and end date/times of data
    >Navigation Data (k-1-83-ar.652)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198307221524200    198307221612100
    >198307221625050    198307221632350
    >198307221639100    198307221639100
    >198307221656350    198307221946400
    >198307231038230    198307231059050
    >198307231104250    198307231203000
    >198307231328000    198307231329000
    >198307231334200    198307231334200
    >198307231339250    198307231404200
    >198307231409350    198307231434250
    >198307231439300    198307231449200
    >198307231454400    198307231519350
    >198307231526200    198307231539250
    >198307231544450    198307231554100
    >198307231559300    198307231609250
    >198307231614350    198307231619300
    >198307231624450    198307231629400
    >198307231634450    198307231634450
    >198307231716000    198307231751050
    >198307251312150    198307251932200
    >198307270841350    198307270931150
    >198307271145250    198307271145300
    >198307271150550    198307271326250
    >198307271339000    198307271440450
    >198307271519500    198307271530250
    >198307281143350    198307281223200
    >198307281239150    198307281254200
    >198307301106150    198307301446200
    >198308011215000    198308011217000
    >198308011240300    198308011512300
    >198308011530500    198308011530500
    >198308011655000    198308011703000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (k-1-83-ar.305_652)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198307251302000    198307251354582
    >198307251408072    198307251645000
    >198307251655000    198307251929114
    >198307270834594    198307270929594
    >198307271150000    198307271325480
    >198307301106336    198307301446210
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST

  Positional_Accuracy:
    Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
      Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

    Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
      Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

  Lineage:

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Navigation Data
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/01/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.K183AR.N]K183AR.652;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >This file consists of 4 study areas: Thetis Island(2031524200-2041751050),
        >Atigaru(2061312150-2091254200), Reindeer Island(2111106150-2111446200),
        >Brower(2311215000-2131703000).
        >
      Process_Date: 19951206

      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
            City: Menlo Park
            State_or_Province: CA
            Postal_Code: 94025-3561
            Country: USA

          Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
          Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k183ar/bath/k-1-83-ar.305_652
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/20/85 BECKIE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.K183AR.B]K183AR.305;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.K183AR.B]K183FNG.EXE;
        >File contains 3 survey areas, Fingershoals(2061302000-2081325480),
        >Reindeer Island(2111106336-2111446210),& Gouge(2281408066-2281441000).
        >This file is hand-digetized bathymetry in meters.  The
        >letters and plus signs associated with the depths for Fingershoals are
        >meaningful to the Karluk scientists.
        >The following information was taken from a file called k183ar.bat.
        >
        >k183fs = 1983 Fingershoals Survey. This year the survey was run on two days,
        >July 25, and 27. Good coverage was made as the passes were about 100 meters
        >apart. The record was corrected for tidal affects throughout during the
        >digitizing process. In the file below, short comments were added in the
        >depth column indicating the occurrance of either ridge crest or trough (+ =
        >symmetrical ridge crest, B = crest offset to left of center, A = crest
        >offset to the right of center).
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/01/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.K183AR.N]K183AR.652;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >This file consists of 4 study areas: Thetis Island(2031524200-2041751050),
        >Atigaru(2061312150-2091254200), Reindeer Island(2111106150-2111446200),
        >Brower(2311215000-2131703000).
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 19981031

      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
            City: Menlo Park
            State_or_Province: CA
            Postal_Code: 94025-3561
            Country: USA

          Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
          Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

  Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Arctic
  Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

  Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
    SDTS_Terms_Description:
      SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point


Spatial_Reference_Information:

  Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Geographic:
      Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
      Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
      Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Bathymetry with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation with Time Stamp 


Distribution_Information:

  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Resource_Description: Downloadable Data K-1-83-AR data set 

  Distribution_Liability:
    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.

  Standard_Order_Process:
    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.7

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k183ar/html/k-1-83-ar.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.3

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k183ar/html/k-1-83-ar.bath.html

    Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

  Metadata_Date: 20131029

  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
        City: Menlo Park
        State_or_Province: CA
        Postal_Code: 94025-3561
        Country: USA

      Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov 

  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata 

  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 

  Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
  Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
  Metadata_Use_Constraints: none



      
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