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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-2-04-PS in Elwha Shelf, Puget Sound, WA from 03/09/2004 to 03/22/2004
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Guy Cochrane, Jon Warrick. Geological and Geophysical data (sidescansonar, GPS, GPS, gyro, underwatertelevision, underwatercamera) of field activity K-2-04-PS in Elwha Shelf, Puget Sound, WA from 03/09/2004 to 03/22/2004, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k204ps/html/k-2-04-ps.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
sidescansonar Submetrix Interferometric sidescan sonar iss Submetrix Sonar backscatter convertied to XTF digital files
GPS WAAS (DGPS), CSI Wireless, Dgps max, Yonav v. 3.14 file, antenna is approximately 18' from a frame block on com4
GPS dgps navigation, Leica, MX 400D, Yonav v. 3.14 file backup GPS receiver on com 11
gyro navigation, KVH, Quadro II, Yonav v. 3.06 file com 3
underwatertelevision Underwater video system, uvideo, USGS, Mini-see, 60 min. mini DV video tape, Mini see camera has lasers ? cm apart, altimeter, light and ? video camera. Uses Garmin GPS V for gps time and position burned on video. Position is not yonav gps position.
underwatercamera Bottom grain size digital camera, bcam, USGS, Bottom grain size camera collects macro photos of bottom for digital grain size analysis.
Notes -
files exist on /imgarc2/K-2-04-PS/
Publications -
Warrick, J.A., George, D.A., Stevens, A.W., Eshleman, Jodi, Gelfenbaum, Guy,
Kaminsky, G.M., Schwartz, A.K., and Beirne, Matt, 2007, Beach Morphology
Monitoring in the Elwha River Littoral Cell, 2004-2006, USGS Data Series 288,
available on line at:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/288/ds288.pdf>" target ="DS"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/288/ds288.pdf>
<BR>
Draut, Amy, 2006,
Studying the Elwha River, Washington, in Preparation for Dam Removal:
Sound Waves, November/December 2006, <BR>
<A HREF="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2006/11/fieldwork3.html>"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2006/11/fieldwork3.html/><BR>
<BR>
Warrick, Jonathan, 2005,
Dam Removal on the Elwha River in Washington - Nearshore Impacts of Released Sediment:
Sound Waves, February 2005, <BR>
<A HREF="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2005/02/research.html>"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2005/02/research.html/><BR>
<HR>

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  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-2-04-PS in Elwha Shelf, Puget Sound, WA from 03/09/2004 to 03/22/2004: 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: -123.60036
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.32790
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.41931
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.62886

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 09-Mar-2004
    Ending_Date: 22-Mar-2004
    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: Elwha Shelf, Puget Sound, WA
      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>


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?

    Guy Cochrane (Chief Scientist, USGS Menlo Park); Jon Warrick (Chief Scientist, USGS Santa Cruz); Jodi Harney (Research Geologist, USGS Santa Cruz); Andy Stevenson (Sonar technician, USGS Menlo Park); Tina Rohilla (Benthic biologist, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife); Mike Boyle (Electrical Technician, USGS Redwood City); Larry Kooker (Electrical Technician, USGS Redwood City); Jesse Stark (Pilot, NOAA Corp)

  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: 20-Aug-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data Unknown

    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:
    Warrick, J.A., George, D.A., Stevens, A.W., Eshleman, Jodi, Gelfenbaum, Guy, Kaminsky, G.M., Schwartz, A.K., and Beirne, Matt, 2007, Beach Morphology Monitoring in the Elwha River Littoral Cell, 2004-2006, USGS Data Series 288, available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/288/ds288.pdf>" target ="DS"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/288/ds288.pdf>
    Draut, Amy, 2006, Studying the Elwha River, Washington, in Preparation for Dam Removal: Sound Waves, November/December 2006, <A HREF="
    <http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2006/11/fieldwork3.html>"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2006/11/fieldwork3.html/>
    Warrick, Jonathan, 2005, Dam Removal on the Elwha River in Washington - Nearshore Impacts of Released Sediment: Sound Waves, February 2005, <A HREF="
    <http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2005/02/research.html>"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2005/02/research.html/>



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-2-04-ps.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200403042334400    200403050113003
    200403051715507    200403052320202
    200403061619403    200403061654203
    200403061945403    200403062014102
    200403062022400    200403062033100
    200403062053001    200403070054003
    200403070109301    200403070146101
    200403071615509    200403071644302
    200403071654003    200403071711101
    200403071720200    200403072109301
    200403072114402    200403080203201
    200403081612203    200403081613103
    200403081707201    200403082312303
    200403091512200    200403091914100
    200403101515208    200403110018400
    200403111524501    200403120222303
    200403121518100    200403121656301
    200403131514002    200403131518502
    200403131524100    200403131641004
    200403131647502    200403140142300
    200403141523001    200403142327201
    200403151645502    200403152047101
    200403152105001    200403152256502
    200403152303301    200403160000301
    200403161526300    200403161535501
    200403161543303    200403161829204
    200403161839303    200403170117501
    200403171530303    200403171735201
    200403171747103    200403180158304
    200403192034302    200403192227502
    200403201528200    200403201637400
    200403211533101    200403220149101
    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-2-04-PS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k204ps/html/k-2-04-ps.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: 2.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k204ps/html/k-2-04-ps.nav.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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