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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-1-91-YB in Yakutat Bay, Alaska from 06/22/1991 to 06/28/1991
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Paul Carlson, Ross Powell. Geological and Geophysical data (7khz, Geopulse, sidescansonar, samples, submersible) of field activity K-1-91-YB in Yakutat Bay, Alaska from 06/22/1991 to 06/28/1991, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k191yb/html/k-1-91-yb.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
7khz 7 khz bathymetry
Geopulse
sidescansonar
samples
submersible ROV
Publications -
Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., Cowan, Ellen A., and Lawson, Daniel E., 1992,
Marine geologic investigations of Disenchantment Bay, Alaska, after breakup of 1986
Hubbard Glacier ice dam; RV Karluk Cruise K1-91-YB, 21-28 June 1991: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 92-0706, 41 p.<BR>
<HR>
Cowan, Ellen A., Carlson, Paul R., and Powell, Ross D., 1996, The marine
record of the Russell Fiord outburst flood, Alaska, U.S.A.: Cambridge,
International Glaciological Society, Annals of Glaciology, v. 22, p. 194-199.<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-1-91-YB in Yakutat Bay, Alaska from 06/22/1991 to 06/28/1991: 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: -139.73988
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -139.49667
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.02348
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.75239

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 22-Jun-1991
    Ending_Date: 28-Jun-1991
    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: Yakutat Bay, Alaska
      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>


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?

    Tim Christmann (Ship Captain); Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Ross Powell (Chief Scientist, NIU); Ellen Cowan (Geologist, Appalacia St., NH); Dan Lawson (Geologist, Crrel Army Core Eng)

  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-Oct-2000 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    

    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: 31-Oct-1998 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k191yb/bath/k-1-91-yb.302_050
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    05/11/92 JEAN PMGPROC:[PROCESSING.K191YB.B]K191YB.302;8
    ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K191YB.B]MINUSDEPTH.EXE;
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    Depth Adjustment of 1m for lines 8-10,12-14,19-20,22,24
    Depth Adjustment of 2m for lines 1-7,11,16-8,21,23  per Paul Carlson 5/4/92
    
    02/12/92 CAROLYN DUA16:[PROCESSING.K291BG]K191YB.300;1
    DUA16:[PROCESSING.K291BG]PAUL.EXE;
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    KARLUK cruise -- Disenchantment Bay -- Hubbard Glacier--
    K-1-91-YB  (Yakutat Bay)--6/22-6/28/91.
    Paul R. Carlson, x 3066
    LINE #   DATE   HOUR   WATER DEPTH (m)
            6/ /91
    3-10-92
     Modifications to this file per Paul Carlson's notes
    1 Add    line 21 TIME 1255 depth 227
    2 Change line 21 TIME 1329 to 1328 depth 188
    3   Add  line 21 TIME 1329 DEPTH 185
    4 Change line 21 time 1409 DEPTH 199 to DEPTH 195
    5 Change line 23 TIME 1326.5 to 1327 depth 158
    6 Add    line 23 TIME 1328.5 DEPTH 158
    7 Change line 24 TIME 1755 to 1754
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    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:
    Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., Cowan, Ellen A., and Lawson, Daniel E., 1992, Marine geologic investigations of Disenchantment Bay, Alaska, after breakup of 1986 Hubbard Glacier ice dam; RV Karluk Cruise K1-91-YB, 21-28 June 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0706, 41 p. Cowan, Ellen A., Carlson, Paul R., and Powell, Ross D., 1996, The marine record of the Russell Fiord outburst flood, Alaska, U.S.A.: Cambridge, International Glaciological Society, Annals of Glaciology, v. 22, p. 194-199.



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-1-91-yb.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199106221117000    199106261419000
    199106261605000    199106261705000
    199106281231000    199106281423000
    199106281611000    199106281832000
    Navigation Data (k-1-91-yb.onoff.integratednavigation)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199106221117000    199106281832000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (k-1-91-yb.302_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199106221118300    199106221258300
    199106221713000    199106222105000
    199106231200300    199106231230000
    199106231449000    199106231730000
    199106251110000    199106251131000
    199106251211000    199106251314000
    199106251320000    199106251330000
    199106251438000    199106251650000
    199106251700000    199106251805000
    199106261014000    199106261213000
    199106261237000    199106261419000
    199106261605000    199106261706000
    199106281231000    199106281425000
    199106281611000    199106281754000
    199106281800000    199106281832000
    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-1-91-YB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k191yb/html/k-1-91-yb.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/k/k191yb/html/k-1-91-yb.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k191yb/html/k-1-91-yb.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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