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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity O-1-69-SC in Southern California from 06/21/1969 to 06/30/1969
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Dave McCulloch, George Moore. Geophysical data (airgunarcer, bathymetry, magnetics, radar) of field activity O-1-69-SC in Southern California from 06/21/1969 to 06/30/1969, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/o/o169sc/html/o-1-69-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
airgunarcer single-channel arcer
bathymetry fathometer 15 khz EDO
magnetics
radar
Publications -
Greene, H. G., Wolf, Stephen C., and Blom, Ken G., 1978,
The marine geology of the eastern Santa Barbara Channel,
with particular emphasis on the ground water basins offshore
from the Oxnard Plain, Southern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-305, 104 p., 13 oversized sheets,
<br />
<a href="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr78305>" target="of1">
<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr78305>.
<br />
<br />
Moore, G.W., and McCulloch, D.S., 1975,
Acoustic-reflection profiles M/V Oil City, June 1969, Offshore Southern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-347,
<br />
<a href="
<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr75347>" target="of2">
<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr75347>.
<br />
<br />
Wolf, Stephen C., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 2004,
Geologic and bathymetric reconnaissance overview of the San Pedro Shelf region,
Southern California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1049,
7 sheets, scales range from 1:43,000 to 1:174,000,
<br />
<a href="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>" target="of3">
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>.

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.
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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, Geophysical data of field activity O-1-69-SC in Southern California from 06/21/1969 to 06/30/1969: 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: -119.57080
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.78863
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.29321
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.21041

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 21-Jun-1969
    Ending_Date: 30-Jun-1969
    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: Southern 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:
    Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.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?

    Dave McCulloch (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); George Moore (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Art Grantz (Scientist, USGS Western Region); Jack Lee (Scientist, USGS Western Region); Steve Wolf (Scientist, USGS Western Region); Holly Wagner (Scientist ashore, USGS Western Region); Lowell Hammons (Scientist, USGS Western Region); Buddy Smith (Technician, Teledyne); Jose Shattles (Technician ashore, Hyrex); Al Barnes (Technician, Hyrex); Jim Storey (Technician, Hyrex); Mike Bedross (Technician, Hyrex)

  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: 05-Dec-1995 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    

    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: 21-Jun-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Magnetics Data
    06/21/2012 carolyn o-1-69-sc.260_051
    
    Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
    IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/vmod/igrf11.f>
    with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
    /infobank/programs/mag/magred11/magred11.for
    Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
    with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
    
    Input was...
    10/31/1998  /tiger/o/o169sc/mag/o-1-69-sc.241_051
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    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:
    Greene, H. G., Wolf, Stephen C., and Blom, Ken G., 1978, The marine geology of the eastern Santa Barbara Channel, with particular emphasis on the ground water basins offshore from the Oxnard Plain, Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-305, 104 p., 13 oversized sheets, <br /> <a href="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr78305>" target="of1"> <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr78305>. <br /> <br /> Moore, G.W., and McCulloch, D.S., 1975, Acoustic-reflection profiles M/V Oil City, June 1969, Offshore Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-347, <br /> <a href="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr75347>" target="of2"> <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr75347>. <br /> <br /> Wolf, Stephen C., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 2004, Geologic and bathymetric reconnaissance overview of the San Pedro Shelf region, Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1049, 7 sheets, scales range from 1:43,000 to 1:174,000, <br /> <a href="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>" target="of3"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1049/>.



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 (o-1-69-sc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196906210144460    196906261506500
    196906261526390    196906261709090
    196906261733150    196906261844300
    196906262013310    196906262144230
    196906262236270    196906270057410
    196906270214190    196906270231050
    196906270255330    196906270319170
    196906270357590    196906270406260
    196906270431290    196906270558540
    196906270649300    196906270653240
    196906270703480    196906271001250
    196906271358150    196906271545270
    196906271800180    196906272338580
    196906291706090    196906291811070
    196906291919340    196906292046510
    196906292128490    196906292255070
    196906300009240    196906300204330
    196906300234360    196906300433100
    196906300444200    196906300445340
    196906300640000    196906300700180
    196906300714190    196906301000510
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (o-1-69-sc.260_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196906210144467    196906210412317
    196906210607354    196906210827324
    196906211250108    196906211250108
    196906211303155    196906211303155
    196906211317245    196906211433059
    196906211930047    196906212317197
    196906221139395    196906221359378
    196906221410269    196906221454437
    196906221814467    196906222011515
    196906222018281    196906222220324
    196906222259300    196906230057354
    196906230120000    196906230340378
    196906230347240    196906230352287
    196906230510300    196906230748125
    196906231431306    196906231503515
    196906231601545    196906231641251
    196906231850191    196906231909030
    196906232248467    196906232354378
    196906240050054    196906240237101
    196906240252216    196906240330120
    196906240529197    196906240754221
    196906240846324    196906240950378
    196906241414000    196906241540498
    196906241720533    196906241807083
    196906241812443    196906241841198
    196906241856348    196906242019095
    196906242043078    196906242249216
    196906250002065    196906250205114
    196906250240095    196906250421527
    196906250435245    196906250555401
    196906250654095    196906250835162
    196906250925318    196906250925318
    196906250938150    196906251045444
    196906251343024    196906251534366
    196906251600047    196906251600047
    196906251609593    196906251609593
    196906251620497    196906251620497
    196906252322227    196906260051275
    196906260117000    196906260306419
    196906260332198    196906260509000
    196906260524300    196906260712137
    196906260722077    196906260828462
    196906260855516    196906260906168
    196906260911426    196906261033533
    196906261050245    196906261115510
    196906261316000    196906261401348
    196906261407245    196906261506504
    196906261526395    196906261644191
    196906261650005    196906261709095
    196906261733150    196906261844300
    196906262013317    196906262144233
    196906262236275    196906270057413
    196906270214197    196906270231054
    196906270255329    196906270319174
    196906270357594    196906270406264
    196906270431293    196906270558545
    196906270649300    196906270653240
    196906270703485    196906271001257
    196906271358150    196906271545270
    196906271800186    196906272338587
    196906291706095    196906291811071
    196906291919347    196906292046516
    196906292128497    196906292255078
    196906300009245    196906300204330
    196906300234366    196906300433101
    196906300444204    196906300445348
    196906300640000    196906300700186
    196906300714197    196906300930347
    196906300936395    196906301000510
    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 O-1-69-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/o/o169sc/html/o-1-69-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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/o/o169sc/html/o-1-69-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/o/o169sc/html/o-1-69-sc.mag.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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