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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological data of field activity K-1-95-HW in Hawaii from 06/14/1995 to 06/18/1995
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Mike Torresan. Geological data (boxcore, transitsatellite, echosounder) of field activity K-1-95-HW in Hawaii from 06/14/1995 to 06/18/1995, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
boxcore
transitsatellite
echosounder ODEC
Publications -
Torresan, M.E., Hampton, M.A., Barber, J.H., Jr., and Wong, F.L., 1995,
K1-95-HW cruise report 1995; preliminary results; Phase III, Sediment
chemistry and biological sampling survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 95-0839, 93 p.URL:
<A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-839/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-839/>
Torresan, M.E., Hampton, M.A., Gowen, M.H., Barber, J.H., Jr., Zink, L.L.,
Chase, T.E., Wong, F.L., Gann, J.T., and Dartnell, Peter, 1995, Final report;
acoustic mapping of dredged material disposal sites and deposits in Mamala
Bay, Honolulu, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0017,
53 p. , 1 sheet URL: <A HREF="
<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-17/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-17/><BR>
Hampton, M.A., Torresan, M.E., Barber, J.H., Jr., Wong, F.L., Chezar, H.,
Gowen, M.H., and Chase, T.E., 1995, Multimedia survey of the Mamala Bay sea
floor, Hawaii: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27,

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 data of field activity K-1-95-HW in Hawaii from 06/14/1995 to 06/18/1995: 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: -158.03170
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -157.86538
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.31755
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.20630

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-hw.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of K-1-95-HW
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-hw.bath.gif> (GIF)
    Bathymetry data trackline map of K-1-95-HW

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

    Beginning_Date: 14-Jun-1995
    Ending_Date: 18-Jun-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: 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 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?

    Mike Torresan (Chief Scientist, 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.
    
    

    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: 03-Nov-2008 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    11/03/2008 jpaz /infobank/k/k195hw/bath/k-1-95-hw.300_061
    /infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    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:
    Torresan, M.E., Hampton, M.A., Barber, J.H., Jr., and Wong, F.L., 1995, K1-95-HW cruise report 1995; preliminary results; Phase III, Sediment chemistry and biological sampling survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0839, 93 p.URL: <A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-839/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-839/> Torresan, M.E., Hampton, M.A., Gowen, M.H., Barber, J.H., Jr., Zink, L.L., Chase, T.E., Wong, F.L., Gann, J.T., and Dartnell, Peter, 1995, Final report; acoustic mapping of dredged material disposal sites and deposits in Mamala Bay, Honolulu, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0017, 53 p. , 1 sheet URL: <A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-17/>" target ="OF"><http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-17/> Hampton, M.A., Torresan, M.E., Barber, J.H., Jr., Wong, F.L., Chezar, H., Gowen, M.H., and Chase, T.E., 1995, Multimedia survey of the Mamala Bay sea floor, Hawaii: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27,



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-1-95-hw.061 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199506140147230    199506140215330
    199506140316230    199506150616310
    199506150912520    199506150913020
    199506151612050    199506160001030
    199506160009140    199506160459430
    199506161542080    199506162229530
    199506162242540    199506170431430
    199506170535440    199506170536240
    199506171556480    199506180438190
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (k-1-95-hw.300_061)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199506140405470    199506150616310
    199506151613150    199506160001030
    199506160009140    199506160158350
    199506160225370    199506160459430
    199506161559300    199506162229530
    199506162242540    199506170431430
    199506171610010    199506180438190
    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-1-95-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-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: 0.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-hw.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k195hw/html/k-1-95-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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