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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity K-2-94-HW in Mamala Bay, Offshore Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America from 05/16/1994 to 05/23/1994
Abstract:
United States Army Corps of Engineers. Chief Scientists: Mike Torresan, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (YoNav, GPS, 3dot5khz, 12khz, boxcore) of field activity K-2-94-HW in Mamala Bay, Offshore Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America from 05/16/1994 to 05/23/1994, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k294hw/html/k-2-94-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
YoNav USGS YoNav navigation system
GPS differential GPS
3dot5khz high-resolution 3.5 khz subbottom profiler
12khz Raytheon DSF-6000 12 khz fathometer
boxcore USGS box core
Notes -
Associated activities:
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k193hw/html/k-1-93-hw.meta.html>">K-1-93-HW</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k293hw/html/k-2-93-hw.meta.html>">K-2-93-HW</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k194hw/html/k-1-94-hw.meta.html>">K-1-94-HW</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k294hw/html/k-2-94-hw.meta.html>">K-2-94-HW</A>
<HR>
Navigation and digital bathymetry are in USGS data base.
Publications -
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: <http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of95-17/>
<HR>
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, no. 6, p. 201.<BR>

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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-2-94-HW in Mamala Bay, Offshore Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America from 05/16/1994 to 05/23/1994: 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: -158.00703
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -157.86066
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.31621
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.18314

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 16-May-1994
    Ending_Date: 23-May-1994
    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:
      Mamala Bay, Offshore Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America
      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); Monty Hampton (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.
    
    06/09/94 CAROLYN PMG$PROC:[K294HW.NAV]K294HW.052;1
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    Input was...
    06/06/94 CAROLYN PMG$PROC:[K294HW.NAV]K294HW.050;1
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    

    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: 09-Jun-1999 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k294hw/bath/k-2-94-hw.305_052
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/13/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.305;2
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    Manually edited with John Barber.
    
    08/19/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.304;2
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    08/19/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.303;2
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    08/18/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.302;1
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    08/17/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.301;2
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    08/17/94 CLINT ISDMNL$DUA12:[PROCESSING.K294HW.BATHY]K294HW.300;2
    Raw depth (bathymetry) data
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    06/09/94 CAROLYN PMG$PROC:[K294HW.NAV]K294HW.052;1
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    06/06/94 CAROLYN PMG$PROC:[K294HW.NAV]K294HW.050;1
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    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., 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: <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, no. 6, p. 201.



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-2-94-hw.052 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405161930190    199405161947390
    199405162250120    199405170703100
    199405171420110    199405172126030
    199405172131200    199405180357100
    199405180420090    199405180421090
    199405181429360    199405181637310
    199405181642410    199405190404320
    199405191415190    199405200105260
    199405200111520    199405200421590
    199405201432040    199405210351510
    199405211428370    199405212346240
    199405220207040    199405220247100
    199405221418080    199405230319360
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (k-2-94-hw.305_052)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199405170122110    199405170703100
    199405171517056    199405171517152
    199405171531320    199405171714100
    199405171719408    199405172126030
    199405172131200    199405180344300
    199405181532460    199405181637310
    199405181642410    199405190404320
    199405191504110    199405191717040
    199405191723376    199405200105260
    199405200112020    199405200421590
    199405201513510    199405210306100
    199405210351510    199405210351510
    199405211519090    199405212325560
    199405212338568    199405212338568
    199405221518272    199405230235450
    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-2-94-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k294hw/html/k-2-94-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: 2.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k294hw/html/k-2-94-hw.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k294hw/html/k-2-94-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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