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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-2-76-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 06/19/1976 to 07/08/1976
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Arnold Bouma, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (airgunarcer, uniboom, minisparker, sparker, sidescansonar, 3dot5khz, gravity, dartcore, pistoncore, boxcore, gravitycore, chaindredge, pipedredge, Shipekgrab, VanVeengrab, Dietz-LaFondgrab, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, grab) of field activity S-2-76-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 06/19/1976 to 07/08/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s276wg/html/s-2-76-wg.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
airgunarcer single-channel arcer
uniboom
minisparker
sparker Del Norte sparker
sidescansonar
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravity shipboard gravity
dartcore
pistoncore
boxcore
gravitycore
chaindredge
pipedredge
Shipekgrab
VanVeengrab
Dietz-LaFondgrab
underwatercamera
underwatertelevision
grab
Publications -
Hampton, M.A., 1981, Grain Size and Composition of Seafloor Sediment, Kodiak
Shelf, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-659: URL:
<A HREF = "<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0605/06055002/usgs_ofr81-659_06055002.pdf>" target = "OF"><http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0605/06055002/usgs_ofr81-659_06055002.pdf>
<br>
Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Torresan, M.E., and Colburn, I.P., 1978, Analysis of microtextures
on quartz sand grains from lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 6, no. 2,
p. 105-110.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Orlando, R.C., 1977, Sand waves and other bedforms in lower
Cook Inlet, Alaska, in Richards, A.F., ed., Marine slope stability: Marine Geotechnology, v. 2,
p. 291-308.<BR>
<HR>
Hein, J.R., Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1977, Distribution of clay minerals in lower
Cook Inlet and Kodiak shelf sediment, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
77-0581, 8 p.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Frost, T.P., Torresan, M.E., Orlando, R.C., and Whitney, J.W.,
1978, Bottom characteristics of Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 78-236, 93 p.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Whitney, J.W., and Noonan, W.G., 1978, Physiography of lower
Cook Inlet, Alaska:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-728, 13 p.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Wennekens, M.P., 1977, Large dunes and other bedforms
in Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference, no. 9, v. 1, preprints,
p. 79-90.<BR>
<HR>
Magoon, L.B., Bouma, A.H., Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., Scott, E.W., and Wilson, C.L., 1979,
Resource report for proposed OCS sale no. 60, lower Cook Inlet-Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-600, 38 p.<BR>
<HR>
Whitney, J.W., Noonan, W.G., Thurston, D., Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Lower Cook Inlet,
Alaska; do those large sand waves migrate?: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11,
v. 2, p. 1071-1082. <BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Rappeport, M.L., Orlando, R.C., Cacchione, D.A., Drake, D.E., Garrison, L.E.,
and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Bedform characteristics and sand transport in a region of large
sand waves, lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11,
v. 2, p. 1083-1094.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Movement of bedforms in the lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S.
Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 152.<BR>
<HR>
Hein, J.R., Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Ross, C.R., 1979, Clay mineralogy, fine-grained sediment
dispersal, and inferred current patterns, lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak shelf, Alaska: Sedimentary
Geology, v. 24, no. 3-4, p. 291-306.<BR>
<HR>
Nio, S.D., van den Berg, J.H., Goesten, M., and Smulders, F., 1980, Dynamics and sequential
analysis of a mesotidal shoal and intershoal channel complex in the eastern Scheldt
(southwestern Netherlands), in Bouma, A.H., Gorsline, D.S., Monty, C., and Allen, G.P., eds.,
Shallow marine processes and products: Sedimentary Geology, v. 26, no. 1-3, p. 263-279.<BR>
<HR>
Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Cacchione, D.A., and Drake, D.E., 1980, Alaskan
Continental Shelf sediment dynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175,
p. 156-157.<BR>
<HR>
Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Nelson, C.H., Thor, D.R., Kvenvolden, K.A., and
Redden, G.D., 1980, Gas-charged sediments and associated features of the Alaskan Continental
Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 157-158.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1978, Tidally influenced migration of sandwaves in Lower
Cook Inlet, Alaska: Congres International de Sedimentologie, no. 10, v. 1 (A-L), p. 79.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1981, Geology and geochemistry of gas-charged
sediment on Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 1, no. 2, p. 141-147.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0059, 76 p.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0197, 55 p.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., 1979, Geological considerations for engineering activities on the Kodiak
Shelf and upper slope: International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic
Conditions Proceedings, no. 5, v. 2, p. 935-949.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., 1982, Lower Cook Inlet environmental geology, in Bruns, T. R., ed.,
Hydrocarbon resource report for proposed OCS lease sale 88; southeastern Alaska, northern Gulf
of Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
82-0928, p. 95-105.<BR>
<HR>
Wong, F.L., 1983, Heavy mineral data from lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 83-0782, 4 p.<BR>
<HR>
Wong, Florence L., 1984, Heavy minerals in surficial sediments from lower Cook Inlet,
Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 1, p. 25-30.<BR>
<HR>
von Huene, Roland, Bouma, Arnold H., Moore, George, Hampton, Monty, Smith, Rodney, and
Dolton, Gordon , 1976, A summary of petroleum potential, environmental geology, and the
technology, time frame and infrastructure for exploration and development of the western
Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0325, 75 p.<BR>
<HR>
Magoon, L.B., Adkison, W.L., Chmelik, F.B., Dolton, Gordon L., Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A.,
Sable, E.G., and Smith, R.A., 1976, Hydrocarbon potential, geologic hazards, and infrastructure
for exploration and development of the lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 76-0449, 1 sheet, 132 p.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, Arnold H., and Hampton, M.A., 1976, Preliminary report on the surface and shallow
subsurface geology of lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 76-0695, 9 sheets, 36 p. <BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, Arnold H., 1976, Seismic profiles of lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak
Shelf, R/V Sea Sounder, June-July 1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0848,
4 sheets, 6 p.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geology of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska; environmental considerations
for resource development: Continental Shelf Research, v. 1, no. 3, p. 253-281.<BR>
<HR>
von Huene, Roland, Hampton, M.A., Fisher, M.A., Varchol, D.J., and Cochrane, G.R.,
1980, Map showing near-surface geologic structures of Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S.
Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1200.<BR>
<HR>
Fisher, Michael A., von Huene, Roland, and Hampton, Monty A., 1984, Summary geologic
report for petroleum lease sale 0, Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 84-0024, 49 p.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, Arnold H., and Hampton, Monty A., 1986, Environmental geology, in Magoon, Leslie B., ed.,
Geologic studies of the lower Cook Inlet COST no. 1 well, Alaska outer continental shelf: U.S.
Geological Survey Bulletin 1596, p. 11-15.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Lee, Homa J., and Feely, Richard A., 1986, Geomorphology,
sediment, and sedimentary processes, Hood, Donald W., and Zimmerman, Steven T., eds., The Gulf
of Alaska; physical environment and biological resources: Seattle, WA, National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., 1989, Geotechnical properties of sediment on the Kodiak continental
shelf and upper slope, Gulf of Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 8, no. 2, p. 159-180.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1977, Seismic reflection records showing stable and
unstable slopes near the shelf break, western Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 77-0702, 31 p.<BR>

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  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, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-2-76-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 06/19/1976 to 07/08/1976: 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: -153.88364
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -149.09331
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.16699
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 57.35474

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 19-Jun-1976
    Ending_Date: 08-Jul-1976
    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: Western Gulf of 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:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.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?

    Arnold Bouma (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Monty Hampton (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); George Moore (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Bruce Turner (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Gordon Tanner (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Tom Frost (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Bob Orlando (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Roland Brady (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Richard Garlow (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Dave McTique (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Jim Evans (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Mark Sandstrom (Unspecified, UCLA); Ivan Colburn (Unspecified, CSULA); Stuart Burbach (Unspecified, Texas A&M Univ); Nelson Robinson Jr. (Unspecified, Texas A&M Univ); Mike Torresan (Unspecified, SFSU); Scott Morgan (Unspecified, SFSU); Ronald Murray (Unspecified, Navoceano); Al McClenaghan (Captain); Don Phillips (Chief Engineer); Kelly Mitchell (First Mate)

  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.
    
    02/03/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S276WG.N]S276WG.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    

    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: 31-Oct-1998 (process 2 of 2)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/s/s276wg/bath/s-2-76-wg.305_010
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/10/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S276WG.305;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    This file was hand-digetized in traveltime.  Con-
    version to meters used 732m/sec one-way traveltime.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/03/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S276WG.N]S276WG.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    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:
    Hampton, M.A., 1981, Grain Size and Composition of Seafloor Sediment, Kodiak Shelf, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-659: URL: <A HREF = "<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0605/06055002/usgs_ofr81-659_06055002.pdf>" target = "OF"><http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/data/0605/06055002/usgs_ofr81-659_06055002.pdf> <br> Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Torresan, M.E., and Colburn, I.P., 1978, Analysis of microtextures on quartz sand grains from lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 6, no. 2, p. 105-110. Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Orlando, R.C., 1977, Sand waves and other bedforms in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska, in Richards, A.F., ed., Marine slope stability: Marine Geotechnology, v. 2, p. 291-308. Hein, J.R., Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1977, Distribution of clay minerals in lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak shelf sediment, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-0581, 8 p. Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Frost, T.P., Torresan, M.E., Orlando, R.C., and Whitney, J.W., 1978, Bottom characteristics of Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-236, 93 p. Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Whitney, J.W., and Noonan, W.G., 1978, Physiography of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska:U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-728, 13 p. Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Wennekens, M.P., 1977, Large dunes and other bedforms in Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference, no. 9, v. 1, preprints, p. 79-90. Magoon, L.B., Bouma, A.H., Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., Scott, E.W., and Wilson, C.L., 1979, Resource report for proposed OCS sale no. 60, lower Cook Inlet-Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-600, 38 p. Whitney, J.W., Noonan, W.G., Thurston, D., Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska; do those large sand waves migrate?: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11, v. 2, p. 1071-1082. Bouma, A.H., Rappeport, M.L., Orlando, R.C., Cacchione, D.A., Drake, D.E., Garrison, L.E., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Bedform characteristics and sand transport in a region of large sand waves, lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11, v. 2, p. 1083-1094. Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Movement of bedforms in the lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 152. Hein, J.R., Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., and Ross, C.R., 1979, Clay mineralogy, fine-grained sediment dispersal, and inferred current patterns, lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak shelf, Alaska: Sedimentary Geology, v. 24, no. 3-4, p. 291-306. Nio, S.D., van den Berg, J.H., Goesten, M., and Smulders, F., 1980, Dynamics and sequential analysis of a mesotidal shoal and intershoal channel complex in the eastern Scheldt (southwestern Netherlands), in Bouma, A.H., Gorsline, D.S., Monty, C., and Allen, G.P., eds., Shallow marine processes and products: Sedimentary Geology, v. 26, no. 1-3, p. 263-279. Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Cacchione, D.A., and Drake, D.E., 1980, Alaskan Continental Shelf sediment dynamics: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 156-157. Molnia, B.F., Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Nelson, C.H., Thor, D.R., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Redden, G.D., 1980, Gas-charged sediments and associated features of the Alaskan Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 157-158. Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1978, Tidally influenced migration of sandwaves in Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Congres International de Sedimentologie, no. 10, v. 1 (A-L), p. 79. Hampton, Monty A., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1981, Geology and geochemistry of gas-charged sediment on Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 1, no. 2, p. 141-147. Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0059, 76 p. Hampton, M.A., 1982, Synthesis report; environmental geology of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0197, 55 p. Hampton, Monty A., 1979, Geological considerations for engineering activities on the Kodiak Shelf and upper slope: International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions Proceedings, no. 5, v. 2, p. 935-949. Hampton, Monty A., 1982, Lower Cook Inlet environmental geology, in Bruns, T. R., ed., Hydrocarbon resource report for proposed OCS lease sale 88; southeastern Alaska, northern Gulf of Alaska, Cook Inlet, and Shelikof Strait, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-0928, p. 95-105. Wong, F.L., 1983, Heavy mineral data from lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0782, 4 p. Wong, Florence L., 1984, Heavy minerals in surficial sediments from lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 4, no. 1, p. 25-30. von Huene, Roland, Bouma, Arnold H., Moore, George, Hampton, Monty, Smith, Rodney, and Dolton, Gordon , 1976, A summary of petroleum potential, environmental geology, and the technology, time frame and infrastructure for exploration and development of the western Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0325, 75 p. Magoon, L.B., Adkison, W.L., Chmelik, F.B., Dolton, Gordon L., Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., Sable, E.G., and Smith, R.A., 1976, Hydrocarbon potential, geologic hazards, and infrastructure for exploration and development of the lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0449, 1 sheet, 132 p. Bouma, Arnold H., and Hampton, M.A., 1976, Preliminary report on the surface and shallow subsurface geology of lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0695, 9 sheets, 36 p. Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, Arnold H., 1976, Seismic profiles of lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, R/V Sea Sounder, June-July 1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-0848, 4 sheets, 6 p. Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geology of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska; environmental considerations for resource development: Continental Shelf Research, v. 1, no. 3, p. 253-281. von Huene, Roland, Hampton, M.A., Fisher, M.A., Varchol, D.J., and Cochrane, G.R., 1980, Map showing near-surface geologic structures of Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1200. Fisher, Michael A., von Huene, Roland, and Hampton, Monty A., 1984, Summary geologic report for petroleum lease sale 0, Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-0024, 49 p. Bouma, Arnold H., and Hampton, Monty A., 1986, Environmental geology, in Magoon, Leslie B., ed., Geologic studies of the lower Cook Inlet COST no. 1 well, Alaska outer continental shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1596, p. 11-15. Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Lee, Homa J., and Feely, Richard A., 1986, Geomorphology, sediment, and sedimentary processes, Hood, Donald W., and Zimmerman, Steven T., eds., The Gulf of Alaska; physical environment and biological resources: Seattle, WA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Hampton, Monty A., 1989, Geotechnical properties of sediment on the Kodiak continental shelf and upper slope, Gulf of Alaska: Marine Geotechnology, v. 8, no. 2, p. 159-180. Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1977, Seismic reflection records showing stable and unstable slopes near the shelf break, western Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-0702, 31 p.



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-2-76-wg.010 [DRS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197606190121510    197607010200180
    197607010245190    197607010745200
    197607010830210    197607011352560
    197607011452560    197607011537590
    197607011622590    197607011845310
    197607011945320    197607012324050
    197607020031460    197607020031460
    197607030107160    197607030937360
    197607031107350    197607031530080
    197607031622050    197607031714380
    197607031807090    197607032052120
    197607032144430    197607032222330
    197607032359070    197607040129070
    197607051913450    197607060037090
    197607060117490    197607080400070
    197607080445080    197607082030140
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (s-2-76-wg.305_010)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197606190400000    197606190800000
    197606191800000    197606191947300
    197606191955000    197606192052300
    197606192235000    197606200020000
    197606200030000    197606200910000
    197606201230000    197606201700000
    197606201710000    197606201825000
    197606201855000    197606210300000
    197606210310000    197606210445000
    197607071105000    197607071225000
    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-2-76-WG data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s276wg/html/s-2-76-wg.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/s276wg/html/s-2-76-wg.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s276wg/html/s-2-76-wg.bath.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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