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Data of field activity 07035 (R-2-07-MA) in Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America,North Atlantic from 08/23/2007 to 08/23/2007

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131029
Title:
Data of field activity 07035 (R-2-07-MA) in Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America,North Atlantic from 08/23/2007 to 08/23/2007
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/r-2-07-ma.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/r/r207ma/html/r-2-07-ma.meta.html>
Online_Linkage: <http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2007/07035/index.html>

Description:
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Chief Scientist: Rich Signell. Data (bathymetry, bathymetry, navigation, GPS, Hypack, sidescan, Submetrix) of field activity 07035 (R-2-07-MA) in Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America,North Atlantic from 08/23/2007 to 08/23/2007, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/r/r207ma/html/r-2-07-ma.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 -
bathymetry
bathymetry 27Khz
navigation
GPS
Hypack
sidescan
Submetrix
Notes -
All times UTC 0835 UTC: Met Bill Danforth, Chuck Worley,
Barry Irwin at Harbor Bill & Chuck working in Ethernet interface to
swath mapping system as opposed to serial port. Talked to engineer
Matt in UK using Skype through The Unwired Village wireless
connection using laptop on fantail. picked up in harbor (Island
Queen point?). Cool! ~1400 Left Bill Danforth behind and headed out
toward Middle Ground. Overcast skies. 1-2 ft seas, light wind 5-10
knots from east. 1441 On station at beginning of zig-zag survey,
but GPS not receiving interally. Needed to reset on receiver. ~1600
Swath bathy system not removing pitch & roll, nothing seems to help,
so start doing zig-zag survey with single beam echosounder, hoping
that swath system will work by the time we reach the hi-res survey
area. 1700 Switched back to the old ISA Tem s, and that solved the
pitch & roll problem. The USB Tem s apparently has a timing problem.
Chuck asks: Could it be related to desktop computer not being
USB2.0? Line 27. Start mowing the the lawn from SE corner on Hypack
line 27. Started with swath of 30 m on a side, but then changed to
50 m on a side 100 m into the line or so, hoping to be able to skip
a few lines. Did not skip line 26, however, since we want to avoid
a hole at the beginning of line 27 when the width was only 30 on a
side. Skipped line 25. Line 24. Went back to 30 m on a side and
doing every line, because the lines go from shallow (6 m to 20 m).
Should really adjust the survey lines to try to follow contours of
the bank. 1809 Beginning line 18. heading 238 1904 begin line 11
1939 big rollers (during 30 seconds along line 7) 2019 Water is
noticably smoother rougher the south side of Middle Ground Barry
suggests running along
1 days at sea.

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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20070823
Ending_Date: 20070823

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.69000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.61000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.50000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.46500

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: Buzzards Bay, MA
Place_Keyword: East Coast
Place_Keyword: Gulf of Maine
Place_Keyword: MA
Place_Keyword: Massachusetts
Place_Keyword: Middle East Coast
Place_Keyword: North Atlantic Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern Atlantic Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern East Coast
Place_Keyword: USA
Place_Keyword: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America,
Place_Keyword: antic


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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
Rich Signell (Chief Scientist); Barry Irwin (captain); Chuck Worley (lead tech)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Online_Linkage: <http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2007/07035/index.html>




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 (r-2-07-ma.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
200701010101000    200701010101000
200701020101000    200701020101000
200701030101000    200701030101000
200701040101000    200701040101000
200701050101000    200701050101000
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 Unknown
Process_Date: 20110113

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America,
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 <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data 07035 (R-2-07-MA) data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/r/r207ma/html/r-2-07-ma.meta.html>

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/r/r207ma/html/r-2-07-ma.nav.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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