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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-2-73-SC in Southern California from 05/03/1973 to 05/21/1973
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Holly Wagner. Geological and Geophysical data (uniboom, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry, airgunarcer, samples) of field activity K-2-73-SC in Southern California from 05/03/1973 to 05/21/1973, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k273sc/html/k-2-73-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
uniboom
gravity
magnetics magnetometer
bathymetry
airgunarcer
samples
Publications -
Vedder, J.G., Beyer, L.A., Junger, Arne, Moore, G.W., Roberts, A.E., Taylor, J.C.,
and Wagner, H.C., 1974, Preliminary report on the geology of the continental borderland
of Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MF-0624,
p. 34. <BR>
<HR>
Arnal, R.E., and Vedder, J.G., 1976, Changes in Miocene paleobathymetry of California
continental borderland north of 32 degrees: American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Bulletin, v. 60, no. 4, American Association of Petroleum Geologists-Society For Sedimentary
Geology annual meeting, p. 646.<BR>
<HR>
Arnal, R.E., and Vedder, J.G., 1976, Late Miocene paleobathymetry of California
continental borderland north of 32 degrees: American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, no. 12, American Association of Petroleum Geologists-
Society For Sedimentary Geology-SEG Pacific sections meeting, p. 2174.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., Taylor, J.C., Arnal, R.E., and Bukry, D., 1976, Map showing location of
selected pre-Quaternary rock samples from the California continental borderland: U.S.
Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-737.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., and Howell, D.G., 1979, Geologic framework of the southern California borderland: U.S.
Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 146-147. <BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., Crouch, J.K., Scott, E.W., Greene, H.G., Cranmer, D., Ibrahim, M., Tudor, R.B., and
Vinning, G., 1980, A summary report of the regional geology, petroleum potential, environmental
geology, and operational considerations in the area of proposed lease sale no. 68, offshore southern
California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-198, 64 p.<BR>
<HR>
Campbell, R.H., Wolf, S.C., Hunter, R.E., Wagner, H.C., Junger, Arne, and Vedder, J.G.,
1975, Geologic map and sections, Santa Barbara Channel region, California: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 75-0123, 1 sheet.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., 1990, Maps of California continental borderland showing compositions and ages
of bottom samples acquired between 1968 and 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous
Field Studies Map MF-2122, 3 sheets.<BR>
<HR>
Wagner, Holly C., 1975, Seismic reflection profiles, R/V/ Kelez, May 1973, Leg 2, offshore southern California, Open-File Report 75-205<BR>
<hr>
Wolf, Stephen C., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 2004,
Geologic and bathymetric reconnaissance overview of
the San Pedro Shelf region, Southern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1049,
7 sheets, scales range from 1:43,000 to 1:174,000
[<a
href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>]



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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-2-73-SC in Southern California from 05/03/1973 to 05/21/1973: 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: -122.64660
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.98660
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.47332
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.22380

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 03-May-1973
    Ending_Date: 21-May-1973
    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: Southern California
      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:
    Gravity with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/grav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.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?

    Holly Wagner (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 3)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/11/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K275SC.N]K275SC.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    

    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 3)
    Gravity Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k273sc/grav/k-2-73-sc.161_010
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    01/07/86 BARB DUA0:[DATA.T174EG.G]K273SC.161;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/11/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K275SC.N]K275SC.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    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>

    Date: 21-Jun-2012 (process 3 of 3)
    Magnetics Data
    06/21/2012 carolyn k-2-73-sc.260_010
    
    Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
    IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/vmod/igrf11.f>
    with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
    /infobank/programs/mag/magred11/magred11.for
    Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
    with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
    
    Input was...
    10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k273sc/mag/k-2-73-sc.240_010
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/25/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[K273SC.M]K273SC.240;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    was K273SC240.DAT on MAM115
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/11/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K275SC.N]K275SC.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    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:
    Vedder, J.G., Beyer, L.A., Junger, Arne, Moore, G.W., Roberts, A.E., Taylor, J.C., and Wagner, H.C., 1974, Preliminary report on the geology of the continental borderland of Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map, MF-0624, p. 34. Arnal, R.E., and Vedder, J.G., 1976, Changes in Miocene paleobathymetry of California continental borderland north of 32 degrees: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, no. 4, American Association of Petroleum Geologists-Society For Sedimentary Geology annual meeting, p. 646. Arnal, R.E., and Vedder, J.G., 1976, Late Miocene paleobathymetry of California continental borderland north of 32 degrees: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, no. 12, American Association of Petroleum Geologists- Society For Sedimentary Geology-SEG Pacific sections meeting, p. 2174. Vedder, J.G., Taylor, J.C., Arnal, R.E., and Bukry, D., 1976, Map showing location of selected pre-Quaternary rock samples from the California continental borderland: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-737. Vedder, J.G., and Howell, D.G., 1979, Geologic framework of the southern California borderland: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 146-147. Vedder, J.G., Crouch, J.K., Scott, E.W., Greene, H.G., Cranmer, D., Ibrahim, M., Tudor, R.B., and Vinning, G., 1980, A summary report of the regional geology, petroleum potential, environmental geology, and operational considerations in the area of proposed lease sale no. 68, offshore southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-198, 64 p. Campbell, R.H., Wolf, S.C., Hunter, R.E., Wagner, H.C., Junger, Arne, and Vedder, J.G., 1975, Geologic map and sections, Santa Barbara Channel region, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-0123, 1 sheet. Vedder, J.G., 1990, Maps of California continental borderland showing compositions and ages of bottom samples acquired between 1968 and 1979: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2122, 3 sheets. Wagner, Holly C., 1975, Seismic reflection profiles, R/V/ Kelez, May 1973, Leg 2, offshore southern California, Open-File Report 75-205 Wolf, Stephen C., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 2004, Geologic and bathymetric reconnaissance overview of the San Pedro Shelf region, Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1049, 7 sheets, scales range from 1:43,000 to 1:174,000 [<a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>]




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-2-73-sc.010 [DRS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197305031451000    197305081826000
    197305081848000    197305082011000
    197305082046000    197305090748000
    197305090816000    197305091317000
    197305091429000    197305092032000
    197305092113000    197305100834000
    197305100952000    197305101427000
    197305101453000    197305110114000
    197305110137000    197305111227000
    197305111350000    197305111446000
    197305111521000    197305111637000
    197305111705000    197305111925000
    197305112203000    197305120852000
    197305120940000    197305130214000
    197305130253000    197305131540000
    197305131609000    197305140037000
    197305140109000    197305140116000
    197305140143000    197305140230000
    197305140253000    197305141249000
    197305141340000    197305142259000
    197305150203000    197305150217000
    197305150301000    197305160217000
    197305160300000    197305160300000
    197305160322000    197305161513000
    197305161534000    197305161646000
    197305161718000    197305161718000
    197305161808000    197305162153000
    197305162219000    197305162305000
    197305170022000    197305170022000
    197305170049000    197305170227000
    197305170300000    197305170415000
    197305170437000    197305170637000
    197305170700000    197305170730000
    197305170800000    197305171025000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Gravity Data (k-2-73-sc.161_010)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197305031456000    197305031459000
    197305031521000    197305041534000
    197305042239000    197305062345000
    197305062352000    197305070621000
    197305070737000    197305081400000
    197305081415000    197305092113000
    197305092344000    197305110506000
    197305110512000    197305111926000
    197305112139000    197305121136000
    197305121210000    197305131743000
    197305131750000    197305142202000
    197305150043000    197305150343000
    197305150351000    197305161027000
    197305161040000    197305162309000
    197305170021000    197305171014000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (k-2-73-sc.260_010)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197305031500000    197305031504000
    197305031526000    197305031544000
    197305031553000    197305041539000
    197305042244000    197305050442000
    197305050452000    197305060413000
    197305060431000    197305061131000
    197305061140000    197305061150000
    197305061157000    197305061218000
    197305061226000    197305061232000
    197305061355000    197305061356000
    197305061441000    197305061443000
    197305061452000    197305061455000
    197305061501000    197305061501000
    197305061523000    197305061531000
    197305061547000    197305061554000
    197305061600000    197305061629000
    197305061700000    197305061702000
    197305061815000    197305061816000
    197305061914000    197305062350000
    197305062357000    197305070632000
    197305070742000    197305081409000
    197305081420000    197305092114000
    197305092353000    197305110511000
    197305110518000    197305111931000
    197305112144000    197305121147000
    197305121212000    197305121247000
    197305121254000    197305131748000
    197305131755000    197305142206000
    197305150048000    197305150348000
    197305150356000    197305160006000
    197305160016000    197305160151000
    197305160217000    197305160222000
    197305160230000    197305160244000
    197305160255000    197305160255000
    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-2-73-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k273sc/html/k-2-73-sc.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/k273sc/html/k-2-73-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k273sc/html/k-2-73-sc.grav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k273sc/html/k-2-73-sc.mag.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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