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  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Geophysical data of field activity M-1-96-MB in northern
        Monterey Bay Sanctuary continental shelf, California from
        05/26/1996 to 06/02/1996
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/m-1-96-mb.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m196mb/html/m-1-96-mb.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientists: Steve Eittriem, Andy Stevenson.
      Geophysical data (Kleinsidescan, Geopulse, ADP, GPS, mudseis,
      mudscan) of field activity M-1-96-MB in northern Monterey Bay
      Sanctuary continental shelf, California from 05/26/1996 to
      06/02/1996,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m196mb/html/m-1-96-mb.meta.html.

    Purpose:
      These data and information are intended for science
      researchers, students from elementary through
      college, policy makers, and general public.

    Supplemental_Information:

      Equipment Used -

      Kleinsidescan                 Klein side-scan sonar

      Geopulse

      ADP                           acoustic doppler current profiler (ADCP)

      GPS                           differential GPS navigation

      mudseis

      mudscan

      Notes -

      Associated activities:

      
  M-1-93-MB
  J-1-94-MB
  J-2-95-MB   J-6-95-MB   M-2-95-MB   P-1-95-MB   P-3-95-MB   R-1-95-MB
  M-1-96-MB
  J-1-97-MB   J-3-97-MB
  A-4-98-MB   J-3-98-MB   J-4-98-MB
Interpreted seafloor geologic map of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary continental shelf; Maps of bathymetry and distribution of seismic stratigraphic units; Published studies of past geologic environment of continental shelf. An entry in "Western Region Marine and Coastal Surveys Bulletin", June 7, 1996: MACARTHUR CRUISE Our weather-worn McArthur scientific crew returned to terra firma on Sunday, having completed another 400 square km of mapping on the outer shelf off Santa Cruz and Ano Nuevo. The outer shelf off Ano Nuevo was declared by side-scan sonar watchstanders Galanis, Kinoshita, Medrano, Stevenson, Eittreim, and Lewis to be perhaps the most boring piece of seafloor on the face of the earth, with the possible exception of the deep Bering Sea. Now that it is done, at least we'll never have to return again. Moderately high winds kept the lively ship McArthur true to her reputation, although extraordinary skill in line planning kept her moving either dead down-wind, or upwind, keeping the rolls to a minimum. 400-m line spacing with the Klein 100 kHz side-scan and 1-kHz Geopulse high-resolution gives us a nearly complete and dense coverage of the continental shelf of Monterey Bay proper. Last minute snafus in scheduling nearly resulted in abandonment of the cruise, but our Marine Facility folks pulled it out of the fire for us with some extraordinarily creative and flexible manpower deployments, including Gann and Kooker onboard as technical brainpower. Thanks to NOAA's PR savvy, the cruise was heavy with lots of outreachy stuff: press conferences onboard on May 28 and June 2, resulting in several TV news program scoops and articles in the SC Sentinel (front page), the Monterey Herald, and other newspapers. Publications - Eittreim, Stephen L., and Noble, Marlene, editors, 2002, Seafloor geology and natural environment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Marine Geology, v . 181 http://www.sciencedirect.com/
Journals > m > Marine Geology > Volumes 181 - 190 > Volume 181, Issues 1-3

Wong, F.L., and Eittreim, S.L., 2001, Continental Shelf GIS for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 01-179, 1 CDROM, http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/ open-file/of01-179/
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.). Time_Period_of_Content: Time_Period_Information: Range_of_Dates/Times: Beginning_Date: 19960526 Ending_Date: 19960602 Currentness_Reference: ground condition Status: Progress: Complete Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed Spatial_Domain: Bounding_Coordinates: West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.71731 East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.85370 North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.21393 South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.80203 Keywords: Theme: Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation Theme_Keyword: oceans Theme: Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS Theme: Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology Place: Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank Place_Keyword: CA Place_Keyword: Monterey Bay Place_Keyword: Monterey Bay, CA Place_Keyword: Monterey Bay, CA (North) Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean Place_Keyword: Northern California Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean Place_Keyword: USA Place_Keyword: northern Monterey Bay Sanctuary continental shelf, California 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. Point_of_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Contact_Person: Clint Steele Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road City: Menlo Park State_or_Province: CA Postal_Code: 94025-3561 Country: USA Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov Data_Set_Credit: Steve Eittriem (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Andy Stevenson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Larry Kooker (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); John Gann (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Kaye Kinoshita (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Jim Vaughan (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Marjorie Medrano (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Pete Galanis (Watchstander, USGS Western Region) Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII Cross_Reference: Citation_Information: Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Publication_Date: Unknown Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank Publication_Information: Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/ Other_Citation_Details: Eittreim, Stephen L., and Noble, Marlene, editors, 2002, Seafloor geology and natural environment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Marine Geology, v . 181 http://www.sciencedirect.com/ Journals > m > Marine Geology > Volumes 181 - 190 > Volume 181, Issues 1-3 Wong, F.L., and Eittreim, S.L., 2001, Continental Shelf GIS for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 01-179, 1 CDROM, http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/ open-file/of01-179/ Data_Quality_Information: Attribute_Accuracy: Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version. Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified Completeness_Report: Start and end date/times of data >Navigation Data (m-1-96-mb.060 [GPS]) >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST YYYYMMDDHHMMSST >199605261641176 199605261647406 >199605261818536 199605261842596 >199605261900176 199605291213538 >199605291220359 199606020533199 >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST YYYYMMDDHHMMSST Positional_Accuracy: Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy: Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified Vertical_Positional_Accuracy: Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified Lineage: Process_Step: Process_Description: Navigation Data >08/05/96 clint m-1-96-mb.060 >/bear/programs/refmt/vms2unix/vms2unix >Global positioning system (GPS) data >Original data provided by Andy Stevenson as 8 days of *.shp files. > Process_Date: 19960805 Process_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Contact_Person: Clint Steele Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road City: Menlo Park State_or_Province: CA Postal_Code: 94025-3561 Country: USA Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov Spatial_Data_Organization_Information: Indirect_Spatial_Reference: northern Monterey Bay Sanctuary continental shelf, California Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point Point_and_Vector_Object_Information: SDTS_Terms_Description: SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point Spatial_Reference_Information: Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition: Geographic: Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001 Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001 Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees Geodetic_Model: Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983 Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80 Semi-major_Axis: 6378137 Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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 Entity_and_Attribute_Information: Overview_Description: Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation with Time Stamp Distribution_Information: Distributor: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Contact_Person: Clint Steele Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road City: Menlo Park State_or_Province: CA Postal_Code: 94025-3561 Country: USA Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov Resource_Description: Downloadable Data M-1-96-MB data set Distribution_Liability: 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. Standard_Order_Process: Digital_Form: Digital_Transfer_Information: Format_Name: ASCII File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied Transfer_Size: 3.4 Digital_Transfer_Option: Online_Option: Computer_Contact_Information: Network_Address: Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m196mb/html/m-1-96-mb.nav.html Fees: None Metadata_Reference_Information: Metadata_Date: 20131029 Metadata_Contact: Contact_Information: Contact_Organization_Primary: Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) Contact_Person: Clint Steele Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader Contact_Address: Address_Type: mailing and physical address Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road City: Menlo Park State_or_Province: CA Postal_Code: 94025-3561 Country: USA Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055 Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190 Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time Metadata_Access_Constraints: none Metadata_Use_Constraints: none



      
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