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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-5-76-BS in Norton Sound, Northern Bering Sea from 09/20/1976 to 10/14/1976
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Hans Nelson. Geological and Geophysical data (miniranger, airgunarcer, uniboom, sidescansonar, 3dot5khz, gravity, vibratingcore, gravitycore, boxcore, samples, Soutargrab, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, Geoprobe, Niskenbottle, VanDornbottle, waterbucket, tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph, transmissometer, Hydroproducts) of field activity S-5-76-BS in Norton Sound, Northern Bering Sea from 09/20/1976 to 10/14/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s576bs/html/s-5-76-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
miniranger miniranger integrated navigation
airgunarcer single-channel arcer
uniboom
sidescansonar
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravity shipboard gravity
vibratingcore
gravitycore
boxcore
samples underway sampler
Soutargrab
underwatercamera
underwatertelevision
Geoprobe
Niskenbottle
VanDornbottle
waterbucket
tempsalinometer
expendablebatthermograph
transmissometer
Hydroproducts Hydroproducts current meter

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.).
  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-5-76-BS in Norton Sound, Northern Bering Sea from 09/20/1976 to 10/14/1976: 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: -168.82281
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -160.95386
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 65.76901
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 53.87854

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 20-Sep-1976
    Ending_Date: 14-Oct-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: Norton Sound, Northern Bering Sea
      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?

    Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Don Phillips (Chief Engineer); Kelly Mitchell (Chief Mate); Hans Nelson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Brad Larsen (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region); Tor Nilsen (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Mike Field (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Jim Howard (Geologist, Alaska); Robert Howland (Geologist); Mark Holmes (Geophysicist, USGS Western Region); Dave Winter (Geochemist, UCLA); Mark Sandstrom (Geochemist, UCLA); Louise Jaffe (Biologist, Alaska); Dave Cacchione (Oceanographer, USGS Western Region); Dave Drake (Oceanographer, USGS Western Region); Gordon Tanner (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Robert Novak (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Otis Finnley (Watch Stander); George Tate (Watch Stander, USGS Western Region); Jim Evans (Watch Stander, USGS Western Region); Roland Brady (Watch Stander); Chris Gutmacher (Watch Stander, USGS Western Region); Jan Johnson (Watch Stander); Carol Hirozawa (Watch Stander); Helen Gibbons (Watch Stander, USGS Western Region); Rich Garlow (Navigator, USGS Western Region); John Newby (Unspecified Investigator); Ed Clukey (Unspecified Investigator, 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.
    
    02/04/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S576BS.N]S576BS.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/s576bs/bath/s-5-76-bs.335_010
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/11/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S576BS.335;
    DRB0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    This file was hand-digetized in 2-way traveltime(secs).
    It was reduced using no Matthews area and velocity
    of sound assumed was 1500m/sec.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/04/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S576BS.N]S576BS.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:


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-5-76-bs.010 [DRS])
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    197609281927200    197609282211090
    197609282251510    197609290129060
    197609290140140    197609291435020
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    197609302115090    197610010239080
    197610010259060    197610010319060
    197610032125070    197610051324080
    197610051334100    197610071509020
    197610071519030    197610072113280
    197610072125120    197610091114240
    197610091124250    197610091903450
    197610091934030    197610100704030
    197610100714120    197610102006380
    197610102059010    197610110152070
    197610110219290    197610111249030
    197610111324030    197610111654040
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    197610132229200    197610140534050
    197610140549050    197610140729500
    197610140759040    197610142159060
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (s-5-76-bs.335_010)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197609200440060    197609200716300
    197609200721480    197609200726480
    197609200732180    197609200737120
    197609200742540    197609200747240
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    197609201840000    197609202046000
    197609202054000    197609202130000
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    197609220022020    197609220057020
    197609220201420    197609220400000
    197609220507000    197609220722000
    197609220732000    197609220735000
    197609220742000    197609221728000
    197609221734000    197609222130000
    197609222139000    197609230314000
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    197609242226000    197609250020000
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    197609271855360    197609272044300
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    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-5-76-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s576bs/html/s-5-76-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: 0.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s576bs/html/s-5-76-bs.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s576bs/html/s-5-76-bs.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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