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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data of field activity S-1-06-KA in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii from 05/31/2006 to 06/09/2006
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center,United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Chief Scientists: Mike Field, Rick Rendigs. Data (ADCP, waveguage, OBS, CTD, rotatingsedimenttrap, camera, pushcore) of field activity S-1-06-KA in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii from 05/31/2006 to 06/09/2006, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s106ka/html/s-1-06-ka.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
ADCP
waveguage
OBS
CTD
rotatingsedimenttrap
camera
pushcore diver operated
Notes -
Associated field activities:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s206ka/html/s-2-06-ka.meta.html>">S-2-06-ka</A>
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s107ka/html/s-1-07-ka.meta.html>">S-1-07-ka</A>
Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Kauai
Publications -
Hoeke, Curt D. Storlazzi, Peter V. Ridd, Drivers of circulation in a fringing
coral reef embayment: A wave-flow coupled numerical modeling study of Hanalei
Bay, Hawaii, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 58, 15 April 2013, Pages 79-95,
ISSN 0278-4343, <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.03.007>.
URL:
<A HREF ="<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434313000654>" target =NEW+><http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434313000654>




Storlazzi, Curt D., Presto, M. Katherine, Logan, Joshua B., and Field,
Michael E., 2008, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Hanalei Bay,
Kaua'i, part IV; measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity,
and turbidity, June-September 2006: USGS Open-File Report 2008-1295, 29 p.
available on line at:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1295/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1295/">

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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/>, 20140122, Data of field activity S-1-06-KA in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii from 05/31/2006 to 06/09/2006: 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: -159.51370
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -159.50006
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.22618
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.20885

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 31-May-2006
    Ending_Date: 09-Jun-2006
    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: Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii
      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>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Samples with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/samp.html>
    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
    


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?

    Mike Field (Chief Scientist, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA); Rick Rendigs (Chief Scientist, USGS, Woods Hole, MA); Amy Draut (Geologist, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA); Josh Logan (Information Specialist, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA); Hank Chezar (Instrument Specialist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA); Tom Reiss (Dive Safety Officer, USGS, Menlo Park, CA); Kathy Presto (Oceanographer, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA); Curt Storlazzi (Oceanographer, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA); Susie Cochran (Geologist, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA)

  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: 22-Jun-2006 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    /infobank/s/s106ka/nav/s-1-06-ka.060
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal-spatial data
    
    Input was...
    /infobank/s/s106ka/samp/s-1-06-ka.onoff.cores.pushcore
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal domain
    from Excel file, S-1-06-KA-samples_r2.xls, emailed on 19Jun2006, by Josh Logan
    with field headings    SampleID  DateHST  Type  LatWGS84  LonWGS84  UTMEZ4  UTMNZ4
    hour and minute are fake times
           1         2         3
    3456789012345678901234567890123456
    

    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:
    Hoeke, Curt D. Storlazzi, Peter V. Ridd, Drivers of circulation in a fringing coral reef embayment: A wave-flow coupled numerical modeling study of Hanalei Bay, Hawaii, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 58, 15 April 2013, Pages 79-95, ISSN 0278-4343, <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.03.007>. URL: <A HREF ="<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434313000654>" target =NEW+><http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278434313000654>

    Storlazzi, Curt D., Presto, M. Katherine, Logan, Joshua B., and Field, Michael E., 2008, Coastal circulation and sediment dynamics in Hanalei Bay, Kaua'i, part IV; measurements of waves, currents, temperature, salinity, and turbidity, June-September 2006: USGS Open-File Report 2008-1295, 29 p. available on line at: <A HREF ="
    <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1295/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1295/">



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 (s-1-06-ka.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200606010101000    200606050135000
    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 S-1-06-KA data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s106ka/html/s-1-06-ka.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/s/s106ka/html/s-1-06-ka.nav.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 22-Jan-2014
    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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