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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data of field activity M-1-00-SC in Northern Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Coast from 06/12/2000 to 07/18/2000
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Guy Cochrane. Data (Kleinsidescan) of field activity M-1-00-SC in Northern Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Coast from 06/12/2000 to 07/18/2000, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m100sc/html/m-1-00-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Kleinsidescan Klein 2000
Notes -
Associated cruises in southern California:
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b198sc/html/b-1-98-sc.meta.html>">B-1-98-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b199sc/html/b-1-99-sc.meta.html>">B-1-99-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/b/b299sc/html/b-2-99-sc.meta.html>">B-2-99-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m199sc/html/m-1-99-sc.meta.html>">M-1-99-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m100sc/html/m-1-00-sc.meta.html>">M-1-00-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/j/j102sc/html/j-1-02-sc.meta.html>">J-1-02-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m102sc/html/m-1-02-sc.meta.html>">M-1-02-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m103sc/html/m-1-03-sc.meta.html>">M-1-03-SC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s504sc/html/s-5-04-sc.meta.html>">S-5-04-SC</A>
Publications -
Cochrane, G.R., Nasby, N.M., Reid, J.A., Waltenberger, B., and Lee, K.M., 2003, Nearshore
Benthic Habitat GIS for the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and Southern California State
Fisheries Reserves Volume 1, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2003-85:<BR>
<A HREF="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr0385>" target="of1"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr0385>

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/>, Chief Scientist (GUY COCHRANE), 20131029, Data of field activity M-1-00-SC in Northern Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Coast from 06/12/2000 to 07/18/2000: 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: -120.19615
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -119.20629
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.38632
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.88497

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 12-Jun-2000
    Ending_Date: 18-Jul-2000
    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 Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Coast
      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:
    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?

    Guy Cochrane (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (Electrical Technician, 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.
NEARSHORE BENTHIC HABITATS
BENTHIC HABITAT MAPPING


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: 21-Nov-2000 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data Unknown

    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?


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 (m-1-00-sc.062 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200006120000002    200006131920500
    200006131926300    200006132112102
    200006132117402    200006141055404
    200006152202004    200006170007003
    200006170012403    200006171439402
    200006171609004    200006180336301
    200006180344201    200006192222504
    200006202105103    200006202320302
    200006211903102    200006240052404
    200007140237102    200007140245103
    200007140252002    200007140341202
    200007141422200    200007141422200
    200007141513001    200007181552402
    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?

  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 M-1-00-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m100sc/html/m-1-00-sc.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: 6.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m100sc/html/m-1-00-sc.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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