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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-3-75-NC in Monterey Bay to San Luis Bay, Northern California from 11/05/1975 to 11/25/1975
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Dave McCulloch. Geological and Geophysical data (Gus4000, linescanrecorder, transitsatellite, airgun, sparker, uniboom, sidescansonar, dopplersonar, miniranger, Burgairgun, 3dot5khz, dartcore, chaindredge, 24channel) of field activity L-3-75-NC in Monterey Bay to San Luis Bay, Northern California from 11/05/1975 to 11/25/1975, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l375nc/html/l-3-75-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Gus4000
linescanrecorder
transitsatellite
airgun
sparker 80-120kj
uniboom
sidescansonar
dopplersonar
miniranger
Burgairgun
3dot5khz
dartcore
chaindredge
24channel
Notes -
Leg 1 jd 309-316, leg 2 321-329

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/>, 20131029, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-3-75-NC in Monterey Bay to San Luis Bay, Northern California from 11/05/1975 to 11/25/1975: 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: -123.41083
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.89867
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.88100
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.08983

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 05-Nov-1975
    Ending_Date: 25-Nov-1975
    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: Monterey Bay to San Luis Bay, Northern 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:
    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?

    Dave McCulloch (Chief Scientist); Mark Holmes (Geologist); Harry Hill (Electronic Tech); Terry Kelley (Electronic Tech); Gordon Tanner (Electronic Tech); Rich Garlow (Navigator); Steve Davenport (Watchstander); John Simpson (Chief Engineer); Byron Ruppel (Navigator); Carrie Carpenter (Navigator); Dick Tagg (Navigator); Terry Whitney (Watchstander); Gordon Hess (Geologist); Tracy Vallier (Geologist); Monty Hampton (Geologist); Steve Eittriem (Geologist); S. Kittleson (Watchstander); P. Malle (Watchstander); I. Jimenez (Watchstander); D. Kerr (Watchstander); E. Pampeyan (Watchstander); P. Shryock (Watchstander); Mel Rappeport (Watchstander); Gary Boucher (Watchstander); Eli Silver (Watchstander); Karen Bachmann (Watchstander); Andy Montez (Gus Technician); Ron Montgomery (Gus Technician); Brad Larson (Watchstander); Steve Wolf (Mech Tech); Steve Wallace (Mech Tech); Jon Erickson (Mech Tech); Dennis Mann (Watchstander); Al Long (Seismic Geophysicist); Don Tompkins (Seismic Chief); John Simpson (Chief Engineer); Gerard Petroni (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: 24-Mar-2003 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    10/02/87 CLINT DRS$DATA:[L375NC]L375NC.070;
    DUA0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;1
    
    Input was...
    09/17/87 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L175NC]L175NC.050;
    DUA0:[DATA.][L175NC]TEMP.EXE;
    data from navigation log sheets
    
    

    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:


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-3-75-nc.070)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197511052126020    197511100418100
    197511100458210    197511100830200
    197511100912120    197511101126310
    197511101232160    197511110018000
    197511110114240    197511111210160
    197511111302250    197511111414300
    197511111457090    197511112330140
    197511120026320    197511120732160
    197511121044450    197511121908240
    197511171749000    197511172152000
    197511172238000    197511180150000
    197511180240000    197511181415000
    197511210800000    197511210928000
    197511211022000    197511211022000
    197511211144000    197511211216000
    197511211406000    197511211406000
    197511211630000    197511211630000
    197511211730000    197511211934000
    197511212018000    197511212050000
    197511212136000    197511212214000
    197511212312000    197511220130000
    197511220330000    197511220650050
    197511220818000    197511220944170
    197511221112000    197511221954000
    197511222052090    197511222300020
    197511222346000    197511230002000
    197511230052000    197511230052000
    197511230240000    197511240500000
    197511240603000    197511240603000
    197511240650000    197511241922000
    197511242002060    197511242234000
    197511242316000    197511250038000
    197511250138000    197511250138000
    197511250234000    197511250624000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (l-3-75-nc.421_070)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197511211031280    197511220058180
    197511220112350    197511221209000
    197511221231080    197511221635410
    197511221717590    197511230201218
    197511230245470    197511230525421
    197511230614000    197511230922170
    197511230941000    197511231641180
    197511231653550    197511240205119
    197511240231129    197511240458520
    197511240530000    197511240530000
    197511240738030    197511240955527
    197511241005575    197511241100420
    197511241106170    197511241713070
    197511241743040    197511242344590
    197511250023447    197511250621000
    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-3-75-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l375nc/html/l-3-75-nc.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l375nc/html/l-3-75-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l375nc/html/l-3-75-nc.seis.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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