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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity L-9-76-HW in Hawaii from 10/26/1976 to 11/04/1976
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Jim Moore. Geophysical data (3dot5khz, gravity, magnetics, airgun, airgunmonitor, uniboom, sparker, 24channel, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, miniranger, transitsatellite) of field activity L-9-76-HW in Hawaii from 10/26/1976 to 11/04/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l976hw/html/l-9-76-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravity shipboard gravity
magnetics shipboard magnetics
airgun 160 + 80 kj single-channel airgun
airgunmonitor single-channel airgun monitor
uniboom
sparker single-channel sparker
24channel 24-channel seismic
dopplersonar
integratednavigation
miniranger
transitsatellite
Publications -
Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel
and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223.
available on line at:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target
="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Lipman, P.W., Lockwood, J.P., and Moore, J.G., 1978, Bathymetric and geologic
maps of Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
MF- 986, 1 sheet.<BR>
<HR>
Moore, J.G., Clague, D.A., and Normark, W.R., 1982, Diverse basalt types from Loihi Seamount,
Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 10, no. 2, p. 88-92.<BR>
<HR>
Alpha, T.R., Morley, J.M., Gutmacher, C.E., and Austin, W.A., 1982, Oblique map of Loihi
Seamount and Papa'u Landslide, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0463,
1 sheet. <BR>
<HR>
Chase, T.E., Miller, C.P., Seekins, B.A., Normark, William R., Gutmacher, C.E., Wilde, P.,
and Young, J.D., 1981, Topography of the southern Hawaiian Islands: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 81-0120, 3 sheets.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., Clague, David A., and Moore, James G., 1982, The next island: Natural
History, v. 91, no. 12, p. 68-71.<BR>
<HR>
Lipman, Peter W., Normark, William R., Moore, James G., Wilson, John B., and Gutmacher,
Christina E., 1988, The giant submarine Alika debris slide, Mauna Loa, Hawaii, in Tilling,
Robert I., ed., Special section on How volcanoes work; Part 2: Journal of Geophysical
Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, v. 93, no. 5, p. 4279-4299. <BR>
<HR>
Moore, James G., Bryan, Wilfred B., Beeson, Melvin H., and Normark, William R., 1995,
Giant blocks in the South Kona Landslide, Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 23, no. 2,
p. 125-128.<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, Geophysical data of field activity L-9-76-HW in Hawaii from 10/26/1976 to 11/04/1976: 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: -157.88483
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -154.70108
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.49089
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.76667

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 26-Oct-1976
    Ending_Date: 04-Nov-1976
    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: Hawaii
      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>


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?

    Bill Normark (Geologist); Bob Patrick (Electronics Technician); Carrie Carpenter (Dafe Curator); Chris Gutmacher (Navigator); Curtis Thompson (Chief Mate); Dave Hill (Watchstander); Gene Taylor (Geophysicist); Gordon Hess (Geologist); Jack Lockwood (Geologist); Jim Moore (Chief Scientist); Joe Edwards (Mechanical Technician); John Simpson (Chief Engineer); Jon Erickson (Mechanical Technician); Kim Bailey (Navigator); Peter Lipman (Geologist, Vol Ob); Phyllis Swensen (Navigator); Pierre Rozzi (Mechanical Technician); 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: 22-Jan-1996 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/03/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L976HW.N]L976HW.050;
    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>

  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:
    Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223. available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target ="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf> Normark, W.R., Lipman, P.W., Lockwood, J.P., and Moore, J.G., 1978, Bathymetric and geologic maps of Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF- 986, 1 sheet. Moore, J.G., Clague, D.A., and Normark, W.R., 1982, Diverse basalt types from Loihi Seamount, Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 10, no. 2, p. 88-92. Alpha, T.R., Morley, J.M., Gutmacher, C.E., and Austin, W.A., 1982, Oblique map of Loihi Seamount and Papa'u Landslide, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0463, 1 sheet. Chase, T.E., Miller, C.P., Seekins, B.A., Normark, William R., Gutmacher, C.E., Wilde, P., and Young, J.D., 1981, Topography of the southern Hawaiian Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-0120, 3 sheets. Normark, William R., Clague, David A., and Moore, James G., 1982, The next island: Natural History, v. 91, no. 12, p. 68-71. Lipman, Peter W., Normark, William R., Moore, James G., Wilson, John B., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1988, The giant submarine Alika debris slide, Mauna Loa, Hawaii, in Tilling, Robert I., ed., Special section on How volcanoes work; Part 2: Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, v. 93, no. 5, p. 4279-4299. Moore, James G., Bryan, Wilfred B., Beeson, Melvin H., and Normark, William R., 1995, Giant blocks in the South Kona Landslide, Hawaii: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 23, no. 2, p. 125-128.



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-9-76-hw.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197610261944000    197610312356000
    197611010048000    197611010048000
    197611010204000    197611011951000
    197611012102000    197611020200000
    197611041204000    197611041830000
    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-9-76-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l976hw/html/l-9-76-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: 0.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l976hw/html/l-9-76-hw.nav.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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