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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-3-86-NC in Northern California from 08/07/1986 to 08/15/1986
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Dave Clague, Peter Rona. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, pinger, submersible, bathnav, bottomtransponder, GPS, integratednavigation, LoranC, RhoRho, transitsatellite, gravitycore, chaindredge) of field activity L-3-86-NC in Northern California from 08/07/1986 to 08/15/1986, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l386nc/html/l-3-86-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
pinger
submersible
bathnav bathymetry/navigation
bottomtransponder acoustic bottom transponder
GPS GPS satellite
integratednavigation
LoranC
RhoRho Loran C Rho-Rho
transitsatellite
gravitycore
chaindredge
Publications -
Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., eds., 1994, Geologic,
hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern
California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, 359 p.<BR>
<HR>
Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., 1994, Geologic,
hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough; an introduction, in Morton,
Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal,
and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 1-18.<BR>
<HR>
Morton, Janet L., and Fox, Christopher G., 1994, Structural setting and interaction
of volcanism and sedimentation at Escanaba Trough; geophysical results, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 21-43.<BR>
<HR>
Davis, Earl E., and Becker, Keir, 1994, Thermal and tectonic structure of Escanaba
Trough; new heat-flow measurements and seismic-reflection profiles, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 45-64.<BR>
<HR>
Denlinger, Roger P., and Holmes, Mark L., 1994, A thermal and mechanical model for
sediment hills and associated sulfide deposits along Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 65-75.<BR>
<HR>
Karlin, Robert E., and Morton, Janet L., 1994, Crustal magnetization and basement
structure of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol
A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge,
offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 77-90.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Zierenberg, Robert A., Wong, Florence L.,
and Rosenbauer, Robert J., 1994, Sediment fill of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 91-129.<BR>
<HR>
Karlin, Robert E., and Zierenberg, Robert A., 1994, Sedimentation and neotectonism
in the SESCA area, Escanaba Trough, southern Gorda Ridge, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 131-141.<BR>
<HR>
Ross, Stephanie L., and Zierenberg, Robert A., 1994, Volcanic geomorphology of the SESCA
and NESCA sites, Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 143-151.<BR>
<HR>
Davis, Alice S., Clague, David A., and Friesen, Walter B., 1994, Petrology and mineral
chemistry of basalt from Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 153-170.<BR>
<HR>
Zierenberg, Robert A., Morton, Janet L., Koski, Randolph A., and Ross, Stephanie L., 1994,
Geologic setting of massive sulfide mineralization in Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet
L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic
studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 171-197.<BR>
<HR>
Campbell, Andrew C., German, Chris R., Palmer, Martin R., Gamo, Toshitaka, and Edmond,
John M., 1994, Chemistry of hydrothermal fluids from Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, in
Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal,
and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 201-221.<BR>
<HR>
Bohlke, J.K., and Shanks, W.C., III, 1994, Stable isotope study of hydrothermal vents
at Escanaba Trough; observed and calculated effects of sediment-seawater interaction,
in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal,
and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 223-239.<BR>
<HR>
Magenheim, Andrew J., and Gieskes, Joris M., 1994, Evidence for hydrothermal fluid flow
through surficial sediments, Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A.,
Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough,
Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022,
p. 241-255.<BR>
<HR>
Zierenberg, Robert A., and Shanks, Wayne C., III, 1994, Sediment alteration associated
with massive sulfide formation in Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge; the importance of seawater
mixing and magnesium metasomatism, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss,
Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough,
Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022,
p. 257-277.<BR>
<HR>
Kvenvolden, Keith A., Rapp, John B., and Hostettler, Frances D., 1994, Hydrocarbons in
sediment from Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss,
Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough,
Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022,
p. 279-292.<BR>
<HR>
Koski, Randolph A., Benninger, Laura M., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Jonasson, Ian R.,
1994, Composition and growth history of hydrothermal deposits in Escanaba Trough,
southern Gorda Ridge, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A.,
eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge,
offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 293-324.<BR>
<HR>
Grassle, J. Frederick, and Petrecca, Rosemarie F., 1994, Soft-sediment hydrothermal
vent communities of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A.,
Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba
Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin
2022, p. 327-335.<BR>
<HR>
Quinterno, Paula J., 1994, Quaternary foraminifers from Escanaba Trough, Northeast
Pacific Ocean, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds.,
Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore
Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 337-359.<BR>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
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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/>, 20140504, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-3-86-NC in Northern California from 08/07/1986 to 08/15/1986: 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: -127.81357
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.18632
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.91489
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.74646

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 07-Aug-1986
    Ending_Date: 15-Aug-1986
    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: 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.

      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?

    Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Bill Lafleur (Chief Engineer); Brad Laubach (Unspecified Investigator, MMS); Chris Poppe (Chief Mate); Chuck Gilbert (Navigator); Dave Clague (Chief Scientist); Debby Tatman (Dafe Curator); Greg McMurray (Watchstander, Dogami); Jeff Stampfer (Mechanical Technician); Jim Dodge (Unspecified Investigator, Navy); Joe Thomas (Electronics Technician); Katie Howard (Watchstander, OSU); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician); Peter Rona (Chief Scientist, NOAA); Rick Viall (Electronics Technician); Robin Brett (Geologist); Roger Denlinger (Geologist, Vancouver); Stephanie Ross (Geophysicist); Terry Nelson (Geologist, NOAA); Terry Owen (Unspecified Investigator, Navy); Walt Friesen (Geologist)

  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.
    
    08/27/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.L386NC.N]L386NC.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    08/27/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.L386NC.N]L386NC.051;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]SINSADJ.EXE;
    
    

    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 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l386nc/bath/l-3-86-nc.320_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/30/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L386NC.B]L386NC.320;
    DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    
    09/30/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L386NC.B]L386NC.310;
    DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    two-way travel times in seconds from Debby Tatman
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    08/27/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.L386NC.N]L386NC.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    08/27/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.L386NC.N]L386NC.051;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]SINSADJ.EXE;
    
    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:
    Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., eds., 1994, Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, 359 p. Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., 1994, Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough; an introduction, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 1-18. Morton, Janet L., and Fox, Christopher G., 1994, Structural setting and interaction of volcanism and sedimentation at Escanaba Trough; geophysical results, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 21-43. Davis, Earl E., and Becker, Keir, 1994, Thermal and tectonic structure of Escanaba Trough; new heat-flow measurements and seismic-reflection profiles, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 45-64. Denlinger, Roger P., and Holmes, Mark L., 1994, A thermal and mechanical model for sediment hills and associated sulfide deposits along Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 65-75. Karlin, Robert E., and Morton, Janet L., 1994, Crustal magnetization and basement structure of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 77-90. Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Zierenberg, Robert A., Wong, Florence L., and Rosenbauer, Robert J., 1994, Sediment fill of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 91-129. Karlin, Robert E., and Zierenberg, Robert A., 1994, Sedimentation and neotectonism in the SESCA area, Escanaba Trough, southern Gorda Ridge, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 131-141. Ross, Stephanie L., and Zierenberg, Robert A., 1994, Volcanic geomorphology of the SESCA and NESCA sites, Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 143-151. Davis, Alice S., Clague, David A., and Friesen, Walter B., 1994, Petrology and mineral chemistry of basalt from Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 153-170. Zierenberg, Robert A., Morton, Janet L., Koski, Randolph A., and Ross, Stephanie L., 1994, Geologic setting of massive sulfide mineralization in Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 171-197. Campbell, Andrew C., German, Chris R., Palmer, Martin R., Gamo, Toshitaka, and Edmond, John M., 1994, Chemistry of hydrothermal fluids from Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 201-221. Bohlke, J.K., and Shanks, W.C., III, 1994, Stable isotope study of hydrothermal vents at Escanaba Trough; observed and calculated effects of sediment-seawater interaction, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 223-239. Magenheim, Andrew J., and Gieskes, Joris M., 1994, Evidence for hydrothermal fluid flow through surficial sediments, Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 241-255. Zierenberg, Robert A., and Shanks, Wayne C., III, 1994, Sediment alteration associated with massive sulfide formation in Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge; the importance of seawater mixing and magnesium metasomatism, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 257-277. Kvenvolden, Keith A., Rapp, John B., and Hostettler, Frances D., 1994, Hydrocarbons in sediment from Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 279-292. Koski, Randolph A., Benninger, Laura M., Zierenberg, Robert A., and Jonasson, Ian R., 1994, Composition and growth history of hydrothermal deposits in Escanaba Trough, southern Gorda Ridge, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 293-324. Grassle, J. Frederick, and Petrecca, Rosemarie F., 1994, Soft-sediment hydrothermal vent communities of Escanaba Trough, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 327-335. Quinterno, Paula J., 1994, Quaternary foraminifers from Escanaba Trough, Northeast Pacific Ocean, in Morton, Janet L., Zierenberg, Robert A., Reiss, Carol A., eds., Geologic, hydrothermal, and biologic studies at Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge, offshore Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2022, p. 337-359.



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-3-86-nc.070)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198608072024000    198608111154000
    198608111215000    198608150405000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (l-3-86-nc.320_070)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198608072201050    198608080105200
    198608080115370    198608080809430
    198608080823420    198608081011500
    198608081041470    198608081308320
    198608081328540    198608081600560
    198608081619160    198608081630470
    198608081642270    198608081847270
    198608081857290    198608081857290
    198608081907480    198608081916590
    198608081927380    198608081927380
    198608081942050    198608081942050
    198608081953280    198608081953280
    198608082004510    198608082004510
    198608082016330    198608082016330
    198608082029010    198608082053040
    198608082111560    198608082215280
    198608082227380    198608090107230
    198608090117440    198608091439430
    198608091449540    198608092126280
    198608092140050    198608092242020
    198608092300000    198608101000100
    198608101100100    198608101254410
    198608101304550    198608101313370
    198608101337170    198608101413070
    198608101441170    198608101614310
    198608101724500    198608101758310
    198608101914340    198608102030140
    198608102053530    198608102107130
    198608102146010    198608110000410
    198608110011590    198608110303380
    198608110315020    198608110350470
    198608110402310    198608110448220
    198608110459550    198608110814560
    198608110830350    198608111257440
    198608111316290    198608111900330
    198608111930440    198608112014280
    198608112043450    198608112215250
    198608112227390    198608120013080
    198608120028380    198608120055200
    198608120149580    198608120212560
    198608120229510    198608122131000
    198608122147130    198608130324300
    198608130334550    198608130435190
    198608130446170    198608130500090
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  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-3-86-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l386nc/html/l-3-86-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: 0.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l386nc/html/l-3-86-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l386nc/html/l-3-86-nc.bath.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 04-May-2014
    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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