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Data of field activity S-11-79-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 09/23/1979 to 10/15/1979

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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: 20140504
Title:
Data of field activity S-11-79-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 09/23/1979 to 10/15/1979
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/s-11-79-eg.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1179eg/html/s-11-79-eg.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Bruce Molnia, Paul Carlson. Data (vibratingcore, underwatertelevision, gravitycore, 12khz, 3dot5khz, bathmagnav, transitsatellite, integratednavigation, miniranger, uniboom, uniboomminisparker, airgun, sidescansonar, LoranC) of field activity S-11-79-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 09/23/1979 to 10/15/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1179eg/html/s-11-79-eg.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 -
vibratingcore
underwatertelevision
gravitycore
12khz bathymetry
3dot5khz bathymetry
bathmagnav
transitsatellite
integratednavigation
miniranger
uniboom
uniboomminisparker
airgun
sidescansonar
LoranC
Publications -
Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., and Wheeler, M.C., 1980, Seafloor geologic hazards in OCS lease
area 55, eastern Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 12, v. 4,
p. 593-603.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., and Rearic, Douglas M., 1989, Turbidity-
current channels in Queen Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: Canadian Journal of
Earth Science, v. 26, p. 807-820.<BR>
<HR>
Seramur, Keith C., Powell, Ross D., and Carlson, Paul R., 1997, Evaluation
of conditions along the grounding line of temperate marine glaciers: an
exmaple from Muir Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: Marine Geology, v. 140,
p. 307-327.<BR>
<HR>
Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., and Phillips, Andrew C., 1992, Submarine
sedimentary features on a fjord delta front, Queen Inlet, Glacier Bay,
Alaska: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 29, p. 565-573.<BR>

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: 19790923
Ending_Date: 19791015

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -140.19846
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -134.09621
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.02040
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.15980

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
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geophysics
Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: AK
Place_Keyword: Eastern Gulf of Alaska
Place_Keyword: USA


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:
Bruce Molnia (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Chris Olson (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Denree Smith (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Edith Stanley (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Jed Tooke (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Jim Nicholson (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Jon Erickson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); John Rapp (Geochemist, USGS Western Region); Ken Bayer (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Ken Johnson (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Mark Yeats (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Nancy Hardin (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Paul Bates (Chief Mate, USGS Western Region); Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Scott Conard (Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region); Tom Atwood (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Vern Pilgrim (Ship Captain)
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/>
Other_Citation_Details:
Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., and Wheeler, M.C., 1980, Seafloor geologic hazards in OCS lease area 55, eastern Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 12, v. 4, p. 593-603. Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., and Rearic, Douglas M., 1989, Turbidity- current channels in Queen Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 26, p. 807-820. Seramur, Keith C., Powell, Ross D., and Carlson, Paul R., 1997, Evaluation of conditions along the grounding line of temperate marine glaciers: an exmaple from Muir Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: Marine Geology, v. 140, p. 307-327. Carlson, Paul R., Powell, Ross D., and Phillips, Andrew C., 1992, Submarine sedimentary features on a fjord delta front, Queen Inlet, Glacier Bay, Alaska: Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 29, p. 565-573.



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 (s-11-79-eg.011 [DRS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197909232216180    197909241338010
197909241458010    197909241523010
197909241558010    197909241712040
197909241741050    197909241905500
197909241945320    197909242049560
197909242109240    197909242143240
197909242203240    197909242222240
197909242301410    197909242335510
197909242350510    197909250029080
197909250039080    197909250144080
197909250159080    197909250258080
197909250323080    197909250358080
197909250413080    197909252148040
197909252153210    197909260050210
197909260100210    197909261412470
197909261422470    197909261833050
197909261846050    197909271658050
197909271709050    197909280309040
197909280343040    197909281341050
197909281351050    197909282114050
197909282124050    197909282129050
197909282144050    197909282149040
197909282209040    197909282214040
197909282239040    197909290838050
197909290846050    197909291031050
197909291053510    197909300500040
197909300513190    197910010521040
197910032348050    197910040513170
197910040533050    197910042236150
197910042300040    197910050110040
197910050120040    197910051722070
197910051732070    197910052352040
197910060006040    197910060146040
197910061734040    197910071130040
197910071211040    197910071950040
197910072013270    197910080531040
197910080555200    197910080600200
197910080620050    197910090301050
197910090311050    197910090341050
197910090351050    197910090406050
197910090416050    197910090911050
197910091650050    197910101236050
197910101241070    197910102159050
197910102224050    197910130321170
197910130326180    197910130820040
197910130838080    197910130838080
197910130900510    197910140521040
197910140526050    197910150903040
197910150913040    197910151549100
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (s-11-79-eg.310_011)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197910140527000    197910140545130
197910140553030    197910140729480
197910140734500    197910140827000
197910140845000    197910140854570
197910140900000    197910140900000
197910141006000    197910141029000
197910141108000    197910141135000
197910141204000    197910141211550
197910141249550    197910141315000
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
Converted to time format with year at start.

01/07/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S1179EG.N]S1179EG.011;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename sb79eg.drcpx3._.

Process_Date: 19951206

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>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Bathymetry Data
10/31/1998  /tiger/s/s1179eg/bath/s-11-79-eg.310_011
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

05/08/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[REARIC]S1179EG.310;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
travel times to SEAFLOOR  (depth = travel_time * 750)
from Doug Rearic

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

01/07/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S1179EG.N]S1179EG.011;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename sb79eg.drcpx3._.

time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
Process_Date: 19981031

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: Eastern Gulf of Alaska
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 1927
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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



Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>

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 S-11-79-EG data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1179eg/html/s-11-79-eg.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: 0.2

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1179eg/html/s-11-79-eg.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.0

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1179eg/html/s-11-79-eg.bath.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20140504

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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