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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity L-11-80-WO in Washington and Oregon from 10/19/1980 to 10/26/1980
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Parke Snavely. Geophysical data (transitsatellite, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, 12khz, 3dot5khz, magnetics, gravity, uniboom, 24channel, sonobuoy) of field activity L-11-80-WO in Washington and Oregon from 10/19/1980 to 10/26/1980, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l1180wo/html/l-11-80-wo.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
transitsatellite transit satellite navigation
dopplersonar
integratednavigation
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
magnetics Proton Precession Geometrics magnetometer
gravity
uniboom
24channel 24-channel airgun
sonobuoy
Publications -
Snavely, P.D., Jr., Wagner, H.C., Tompkins, D.H., and Tiffin, D.L., 1981, Preliminary geologic
interpretation of a seismic reflection profile across the Queen Charlotte Island fault system,
Dixon Entrance, Canada-United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-0299, 13 p.<BR>
<HR>
Snavely, P.D., Jr., and Wagner, H.C., 1983, Geophysical data collected across the continental
margin between Washington and Oregon along line 16, USGS R/V S. P. Lee cruise 11-80: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0020, 1 sheet.<BR>
<HR>
McClellan, P.H., and Snavely, P.D., Jr., 1988, Multichannel seismic-reflection profiles
collected in 1980 off of the Washington and northern Oregon coast: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 88-0205, 3 p., 1 sheet.<BR>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
If known, available are Activity-specific navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry, seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and equipment information; as well as summary overviews, crew lists, and information about analog materials.
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>
Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information Bank's digital data, analog data, and metadata is provided through... <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity L-11-80-WO in Washington and Oregon from 10/19/1980 to 10/26/1980: 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: -126.76300
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.40105
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 48.58950
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.71685

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 19-Oct-1980
    Ending_Date: 26-Oct-1980
    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: Washington and Oregon
      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:
    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>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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?

    Alan Niem (Geologist); C. Wiley (Geologist); C. Yorath (Geologist); Dennis Mann (Geophysicist); Greg Smith (Geophysicist); Holly Wagner (Geologist); Jackie Eaby (Navigator); Joe Edwards (Mechanical Technician); Jack Lee (Electronics Technician); Jim Saltzgaber (Chief Engineer); Jim Yount (Geologist); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Larry Kooker (Electronics Technician); M. Miller (Navigator); Parke Snavely (Chief Scientist); Paul Wenberg (Mechanical Technician); Richard Heagney (Chief Mate); Ross Vorhees (Geophysicist); Terry Kelley (Electronics Technician); Terry Ruff (Ship Captain)

  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: 19-Jan-1996 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/26/85 EDM DUA0:[DATA.DRSDATA.NAVL.LB80WO]LB80WO.052;
    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: 20-Jun-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Magnetics Data
    06/20/2012 carolyn l-11-80-wo.220_052
    
    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/l/l1180wo/mag/l-11-80-wo.200_052
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/12/85 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[LA80WO.M]LB80WO.200;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    1st part (294/2033-298/0153)
    was LA80WO.DRCPF1.MAGSD2  on TAM151
    was LA80WO241.DAT         on VAM151
    2nd part (298/0153-300/0050)
    was LA80WO._.magsa2       on TAM151
    was LA80WO200.DAT         on MAM151
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/26/85 EDM DUA0:[DATA.DRSDATA.NAVL.LB80WO]LB80WO.052;
    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:
    Snavely, P.D., Jr., Wagner, H.C., Tompkins, D.H., and Tiffin, D.L., 1981, Preliminary geologic interpretation of a seismic reflection profile across the Queen Charlotte Island fault system, Dixon Entrance, Canada-United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-0299, 13 p. Snavely, P.D., Jr., and Wagner, H.C., 1983, Geophysical data collected across the continental margin between Washington and Oregon along line 16, USGS R/V S. P. Lee cruise 11-80: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0020, 1 sheet. McClellan, P.H., and Snavely, P.D., Jr., 1988, Multichannel seismic-reflection profiles collected in 1980 off of the Washington and northern Oregon coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-0205, 3 p., 1 sheet.



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 (l-11-80-wo.052 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198010191444000    198010221500000
    198010221600000    198010221916000
    198010222001000    198010230314000
    198010230340000    198010230340000
    198010230436000    198010230454000
    198010230518000    198010231402000
    198010231426000    198010232040000
    198010232144000    198010240530000
    198010240558000    198010240735000
    198010240802000    198010241130000
    198010241154000    198010241316000
    198010241338000    198010241502000
    198010241524000    198010241620000
    198010241718000    198010250948000
    198010251010000    198010251632000
    198010251700000    198010260114000
    198010260140000    198010260140000
    198010260228000    198010260228000
    198010260510000    198010260510000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (l-11-80-wo.220_052)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198010202033000    198010212004000
    198010212047000    198010221112000
    198010221130000    198010221709000
    198010221742000    198010222052000
    198010222125000    198010230911000
    198010230951000    198010231747000
    198010231820000    198010240635320
    198010240640510    198010241617360
    198010241646200    198010260050010
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (l-11-80-wo.420_052)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198010192103120    198010192243100
    198010192323100    198010200136340
    198010200227540    198010200357540
    198010200414330    198010200414330
    198010200459130    198010200729140
    198010200808140    198010200938130
    198010201047530    198010210051150
    198010210135240    198010210338440
    198010210613040    198010210930040
    198010210936250    198010210936250
    198010210957150    198010211027140
    198010211040450    198010211954020
    198010212038230    198010212118130
    198010212131050    198010220627430
    198010220701230    198010220858030
    198010220933030    198010221222010
    198010221227160    198010221227160
    198010221233030    198010221233030
    198010221238340    198010221238340
    198010221243510    198010221243510
    198010221249080    198010221249080
    198010221254270    198010221254270
    198010221259470    198010221402400
    198010221408170    198010221657070
    198010221857270    198010222237060
    198010222321060    198010230024260
    198010230054260    198010230304260
    198010230343260    198010230543250
    198010230553260    198010230553260
    198010230559020    198010230559020
    198010230604080    198010231900200
    198010232253190    198010240629580
    198010240738170    198010241505320
    198010241511070    198010241511070
    198010241516220    198010241953030
    198010242059230    198010251319190
    198010251453180    198010251706380
    198010251725380    198010251932180
    198010251958180    198010260041370
    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 L-11-80-WO data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l1180wo/html/l-11-80-wo.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/l/l1180wo/html/l-11-80-wo.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 3.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l1180wo/html/l-11-80-wo.mag.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l1180wo/html/l-11-80-wo.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 01-Nov-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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