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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity S-1-69-BS in Kodiak, Bering Sea, Alaska from 06/20/1969 to 09/22/1969
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Dave Scholl, Mike Marlow. Geophysical data (magnetics) of field activity S-1-69-BS in Kodiak, Bering Sea, Alaska from 06/20/1969 to 09/22/1969, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s169bs/html/s-1-69-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
magnetics
Publications -
Scholl, D.W. and Marlow, M.S., 1970, Bering Sea, seismic reflection profiles, 1969, 18sheets., U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 70-292, URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr70292>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr70292>
Additional publication information:
<A HREF ="
<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/10873>" target ="NEW"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/10873>

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 S-1-69-BS in Kodiak, Bering Sea, Alaska from 06/20/1969 to 09/22/1969: 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: -175.25470
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -166.13609
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 62.97060
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 52.31960

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 20-Jun-1969
    Ending_Date: 22-Sep-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: Kodiak, Bering Sea, Alaska
      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 Scholl (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Marlow (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)

  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: 06-Dec-1995 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/13/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[S169BS.M]S169BS.050;
    DUA0:[DATA.][S169NS.M]TEMP.EXE;
    was SURV69BS.MAG from Clint
    
    Input was...
     REDUCED MAGNETICS  BERING SEA  SURVEYOR-69-BS               LINES 60-90
     DATA: ID,LINE,JD,IH,AM,OBS,REG,RES,LAT,LONG,CSE,SPD
     FORMAT(A2,1X,I2,I3,I2,I2,T15,I5,T25,F6.0,T32,F6.0,T39,F8.4,T49,F9.4,T60,F5.1,T66,F4.1)
    
    

    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: 20-Jun-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Magnetics Data
    06/20/2012 carolyn s-1-69-bs.221_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/s/s169bs/mag/s-1-69-bs.201_051
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/13/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[S169BS.M]S169BS.050;
    DUA0:[DATA.][S169NS.M]TEMP.EXE;
    was SURV69BS.MAG from Clint
    
     REDUCED MAGNETICS  BERING SEA  STORIS-69-BS               LINES 60-90
     DATA: ID,LINE,JD,IH,AM,OBS,REG,RES,LAT,LONG,CSE,SPD
     FORMAT(A2,1X,I2,I3,I2,I2,T15,I5,T25,F6.0,T32,F6.0,T39,F8.4,T49,F9.4,T60,F5.1,T66,F4.1)
    
    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:
    Scholl, D.W. and Marlow, M.S., 1970, Bering Sea, seismic reflection profiles, 1969, 18sheets., U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 70-292, URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr70292>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr70292> Additional publication information: <A HREF ="<http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/10873>" target ="NEW"><http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/10873>



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-1-69-bs.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196906200643000    196906201443000
    196906201451000    196906202309000
    196908200747000    196908200801000
    196908200807000    196908200831000
    196908200911000    196908201021000
    196908201113000    196908201345000
    196908201351000    196908201625000
    196908201953000    196908202117000
    196908202123000    196908210001000
    196908210511000    196908211527000
    196908211537000    196908212137000
    196908212143000    196908212351000
    196908212357000    196908220045000
    196908220051000    196908220915000
    196908260203000    196908260615000
    196908260623000    196908261037000
    196908261043000    196908261137000
    196908261143000    196908261321000
    196908261327000    196908261439000
    196908261445000    196908262211000
    196908262221000    196908271455000
    196908271503000    196908271829000
    196908271835000    196908272359000
    196909201339000    196909201441000
    196909201449000    196909201515000
    196909201521000    196909201835000
    196909201841000    196909202353000
    196909202359000    196909210037000
    196909210109000    196909212013000
    196909212019000    196909212219000
    196909212243000    196909220053000
    196909220103000    196909220127000
    196909220133000    196909220327000
    196909220333000    196909220429000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Magnetics Data (s-1-69-bs.221_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196908182200000    196908182230000
    196908190130000    196908190352000
    196908190410000    196908191500000
    196908191515000    196908191515000
    196908191530000    196908191619000
    196908191630000    196908191737000
    196908191750000    196908191900000
    196908192010000    196908201137000
    196908201150000    196908201700000
    196908201720000    196908202110000
    196908202130000    196908210512000
    196908210523000    196908210640000
    196908210652000    196908210838000
    196908210850000    196908211000000
    196908211030000    196908211109000
    196908211121000    196908211132000
    196908211144000    196908211244000
    196908211255000    196908211308000
    196908211320000    196908211330000
    196908211344000    196908211441000
    196908211454000    196908211602000
    196908230200000    196908230252000
    196908230330000    196908230330000
    196908230341000    196908230341000
    196908230352000    196908231317000
    196908231330000    196908231349000
    196908231400000    196908231405000
    196908231424000    196908231535000
    196908231548000    196908231548000
    196908231600000    196908231607000
    196908231620000    196908231746000
    196908231800000    196908240000000
    196908240011000    196908240238000
    196908240250000    196908240400000
    196908240412000    196908241230000
    196908241247000    196908241247000
    196908241300000    196908241544000
    196908250332000    196908250430000
    196908250530000    196908250802000
    196908250820000    196908250900000
    196908250915000    196908250915000
    196908250930000    196908251235000
    196908251250000    196908251704000
    196908251720000    196908251735000
    196908251755000    196908251805000
    196908251820000    196908252002000
    196908252013000    196908252013000
    196908252025000    196908252035000
    196908252046000    196908252111000
    196908252123000    196908252130000
    196908252150000    196908252244000
    196908252257000    196908252307000
    196908252320000    196908260000000
    196908260016000    196908260036000
    196908260052000    196908260140000
    196908260152000    196908260300000
    196908260315000    196908260430000
    196908260445000    196908260445000
    196908260500000    196908260500000
    196908260515000    196908260515000
    196908260530000    196908260545000
    196908260600000    196908260600000
    196908260615000    196908260615000
    196908260630000    196908260630000
    196908260645000    196908260645000
    196908260700000    196908260700000
    196908260715000    196908260715000
    196908260730000    196908260800000
    196908260811000    196908260916000
    196908260930000    196908261235000
    196908261250000    196908261530000
    196909122155000    196909130746000
    196909130757000    196909131200000
    196909131212000    196909131307000
    196909131320000    196909131412000
    196909131423000    196909131447000
    196909131500000    196909131842000
    196909131905000    196909131946000
    196909131958000    196909131958000
    196909132010000    196909132158000
    196909132210000    196909132230000
    196909132241000    196909132247000
    196909132300000    196909132320000
    196909140020000    196909140130000
    196909140142000    196909140142000
    196909140155000    196909140155000
    196909140207000    196909140207000
    196909140219000    196909140219000
    196909140230000    196909140422000
    196909140434000    196909141109000
    196909141121000    196909141140000
    196909141154000    196909141300000
    196909141312000    196909141317000
    196909141328000    196909141408000
    196909141421000    196909141508000
    196909141520000    196909141627000
    196909141639000    196909141730000
    196909141742000    196909141807000
    196909141820000    196909141838000
    196909141850000    196909141950000
    196909142004000    196909142017000
    196909142030000    196909142100000
    196909142115000    196909142138000
    196909142150000    196909142159000
    196909142210000    196909142229000
    196909142240000    196909142240000
    196909142252000    196909142318000
    196909142330000    196909150010000
    196909150023000    196909150023000
    196909150037000    196909150050000
    196909150103000    196909150120000
    196909150131000    196909150138000
    196909150150000    196909150209000
    196909150222000    196909150229000
    196909150240000    196909150249000
    196909150300000    196909151200000
    196909151212000    196909151410000
    196909151424000    196909151500000
    196909151514000    196909151514000
    196909151532000    196909151532000
    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-1-69-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s169bs/html/s-1-69-bs.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/s169bs/html/s-1-69-bs.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s169bs/html/s-1-69-bs.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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