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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Vibracoring data of field activity P-2-07-MB in upper
        Monterey Canyon from 06/26/2007 to 06/28/2007
      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/p-2-07-mb.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p207mb/html/p-2-07-mb.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute,United States
      Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist:
      Charlie Paull. Vibracoring data (vibracore) of field activity
      P-2-07-MB in upper Monterey Canyon from 06/26/2007 to
      06/28/2007,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p207mb/html/p-2-07-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 -

      vibracore

      Notes -

      MBARI's remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Ventana was used to obtain

      vibracores. The ROV Ventana had a 14' aluminum core tube attached to the

      vibracoring system in addition to the underwater cameras it typically carries.

      The ROV Ventana is connected to the R/V Point Lobos by a surface slack cable

      through which it communicates with pilots in the onboard control room.  The

      cores were positioned relative to a Homer Beacon that was placed at (36.7931N,

      121.8438 W) during the first dive and removed at the end of the third day of coring.


      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: 20070626
        Ending_Date: 20070628

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.88607
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.84338
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.79334
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.79290

  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: upper Monterey Canyon


  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:
    Charlie Paull (Chief Scientist, MBARI);
    Rendy Keaten (Scientist, MBARI);
    Bill Ussler (Scientist, MBARI);
    Jane Curtner (Scientist (only 6/28/07), MBARI);
    Michele Morselli (Visiting scientist, Universita di Ferrara, Italy);
    Julie (MBARI summer intern (only 6/26/07), MBARI);
    Katherine Maier (Scientist (only 6/26/07), Stanford);
    Jake Covault (Scientist (only 6/27/07 and 6/28/07), Stanford);
    Mark Talkovic (ROV Ventana pilot, MBARI);
    Knute Brekke (ROV Ventana pilot (only 6/26/07 and 6/28/07), MBARI);
    D.J. Osborne (ROV Ventana pilot (only 6/26/07 and 6/27/07), MBARI);
    Ian Young (Point Lobos crew (Captain), MBARI);
    Greg Maudlin (Point Lobos crew, MBARI);
    Mark Aiello (Point Lobos crew , MBARI);
    Erik Thunstrom (Point Lobos crew , MBARI);
    James Boedecker (Point Lobos crew , MBARI);
    Frank Flores (Point Lobos crew (only 6/26/07 and 6/27/07), MBARI);
    Perry Shoemake (Point Lobos crew (only 6/28/07), MBARI)

  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/



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 (p-2-07-mb.060 [GPS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >200706260100000    200706260100000
    >200706260200000    200706260200000
    >200706260300000    200706260300000
    >200706260400000    200706260400000
    >200706260500000    200706260500000
    >200706270600000    200706270600000
    >200706270700000    200706270700000
    >200706270800000    200706270800000
    >200706270900000    200706270900000
    >200706271000000    200706271000000
    >200706271100000    200706271100000
    >200706271200000    200706271200000
    >200706281300000    200706281300000
    >200706281400000    200706281400000
    >200706281500000    200706281500000
    >200706281600000    200706281600000
    >200706281700000    200706281700000
    >200706281800000    200706281800000
    >200706281900000    200706281900000
    >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
        >/infobank/p/p207mb/nav/p-2-07-mb.060
        >time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
        >temporal-spatial data
        >
        >Input was...
        >/infobank/p/p207mb/samp/p-2-07-mb.onoff.vibratingcore
        >
        >       1         2         3
        >345678901234567890123456789012345
        >
      Process_Date: 20090213

      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: upper Monterey Canyon
  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 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Samples with Time Stamp 
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
      "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
      >Mnemonic:       "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments)  [DAPS]"
      >FORTRAN format: "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments) [DAPX]"
      >C format:       "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5, t37, a, t45, a24, t70, f6.1, t78, a1, t80, a9, t90, a9, t100, a9, t110, a)  [DAPS]"
      >Naming:         .onoff.GRAV_EQUIPMENT_TYPE


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 P-2-07-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: 0.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p207mb/html/p-2-07-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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