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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-5-77-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/13/1977 to 08/02/1977

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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: 20131029
Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-5-77-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/13/1977 to 08/02/1977
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-5-77-bs.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s577bs/html/s-5-77-bs.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Hans Nelson. Geological and Geophysical data (miniranger, transitsatellite, radar, LoranC, 12khz, 3dot5khz, magnetics, gravity, tempsalinometer, Hydroproducts, penetrometer, boxcore, gravitycore, vibratingcore, Soutargrab, VanDornbottle, waterbucket, minisparker, sidescansonar, uniboom, airgun, 200khz, Digitrack, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, CTDmeter, expendablebatthermograph) of field activity S-5-77-BS in Bering Sea, Alaska from 07/13/1977 to 08/02/1977, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s577bs/html/s-5-77-bs.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 -
miniranger
transitsatellite
radar
LoranC
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
magnetics shipboard magnetometer
gravity shipboard gravity
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
Hydroproducts Hydroproducts current meter
penetrometer
boxcore
gravitycore
vibratingcore
Soutargrab
VanDornbottle
waterbucket Handy Dandy Drakes scoop
minisparker
sidescansonar
uniboom
airgun single-channel airgun
200khz
Digitrack
underwatercamera
underwatertelevision
CTDmeter
expendablebatthermograph
Publications -
Kvenvolden, K.A., Rapp, J.B., and Nelson, H., 1978, Hydrocarbons of low molecular weight in
sediments from Norton Sound, Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin,
v. 62, no. 3, p. 534.<BR>
<HR>
Nelson, C.H., and Kvenvolden, K.A., 1978, Thermogenic gas seep on the sea floor of Norton Sound:
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 155-156.<BR>
<HR>
Nelson, H., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Clukey, E.C., 1978, Thermogenic gases in near-surface
sediments of Norton Sound, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4,
p. 2623-2633.<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: 19770713
Ending_Date: 19770802

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -171.30000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -163.23750
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 65.65355
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 54.26667

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: Marine Gravity Field
Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic
Theme_Keyword: Marine Metering
Theme_Keyword: Current Meters
Theme_Keyword: Hydrologic Current Meter
Theme_Keyword: Engineering Properties
Theme_Keyword: Penetrometer
Theme_Keyword: Instrument Packages
Theme_Keyword: CTD Meter
Theme_Keyword: Conductivity / Temperature / Depth (CDT) Meter
Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinity / Conductance Gauges
Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinometer
Theme_Keyword: Experimental Bathymetry Thermograph

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: AK
Place_Keyword: Alaska
Place_Keyword: Bering Sea
Place_Keyword: Bering Sea, 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:
Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Bill Richmond (Watchstander); Bob Wilson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Carol Hirozawa (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Chuck Masters (Geologist, Reston); Chuck Totman (Watchstander); Dave Cacchione (Oceanographer, USGS Western Region); Dave Drake (Oceanographer, USGS Western Region); Devin Thor (Geologist); Ed Clukey (Unsp Investigatr, USGS Western Region); Hans Nelson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Helen Gibbons (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Howard Sheppard (Chief Engineer); Jan Johnson (Geophysicist, Univ. of WA); Jeff Patry (Watchstander); Jim Howard (Geologist, U. Georgia); Jim Nicholson (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); John Rapp (Geochemist); John Saladin (Electronics Technician); John Whitney (Geophysicist); Keith Kvenvolden (Geochemist, USGS Western Region); Ken Holden (Geophysicist); Mark Sandstrom (Geochemist, UCLA); Matt Larsen (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region); Mike Field (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Ornulf Johannessen (Chief Mate); Pat Wiberg (Dafe Curator); Rich Garlow (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Rick Brokaw (Watchstander, U. Georgia); Roland Brady (Mechanical Technician); Ron Williams (Watchstander)
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:
Kvenvolden, K.A., Rapp, J.B., and Nelson, H., 1978, Hydrocarbons of low molecular weight in sediments from Norton Sound, Alaska: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 62, no. 3, p. 534. Nelson, C.H., and Kvenvolden, K.A., 1978, Thermogenic gas seep on the sea floor of Norton Sound: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 155-156. Nelson, H., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Clukey, E.C., 1978, Thermogenic gases in near-surface sediments of Norton Sound, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2623-2633.



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-5-77-bs.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197707130831440    197707251402000
197707251530000    197707251846000
197707252009000    197707260128000
197707260334000    197707260638000
197707270017000    197707270017000
197707270233000    197707270450000
197707270830000    197707271335000
197707271715000    197707271735000
197707271830000    197707271905000
197707272000000    197707272000000
197707272100000    197707272239000
197707280130000    197707280900000
197707281309000    197707281410000
197707281650000    197707282000000
197707282230000    197707290416000
197707290605000    197707291236000
197707291655000    197707292000000
197707292107000    197707292126000
197707292330000    197707300605000
197707300815000    197707300947000
197707301140000    197707301530000
197707301633000    197707301800000
197707301858000    197707310230000
197707310315000    197707310730000
197707310830000    197707312320000
197708010003000    197708011400000
197708011442000    197708011700000
197708011747000    197708021530000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (s-5-77-bs.301_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197707130831440    197707131647560
197707131653560    197707131741050
197707131755040    197707131819040
197707131825040    197707131947030
197707131959030    197707131959030
197707132019030    197707132241030
197707132319040    197707132319040
197707140152050    197707140224070
197707140323210    197707140323210
197707140510330    197707140615000
197707140627080    197707140702080
197707140906510    197707141050030
197707141102030    197707141102030
197707141136030    197707141136030
197707141222020    197707141446110
197707141452110    197707141514110
197707141522030    197707141954070
197707142000060    197707142020060
197707142026050    197707142202050
197707142234060    197707142248040
197707142318060    197707142343060
197707150009030    197707150120030
197707150150030    197707150208030
197707150214070    197707150222050
197707150234050    197707150247140
197707150524040    197707150542040
197707150752030    197707150833170
197707151051050    197707151159060
197707151237060    197707151237060
197707151303060    197707151446070
197707151454070    197707151626040
197707151634070    197707151932070
197707151938070    197707160009070
197707160015070    197707160048460
197707160054460    197707160425030
197707160526020    197707160559050
197707160653060    197707160733080
197707160828050    197707160908040
197707160918040    197707160948050
197707161058200    197707161743050
197707162331080    197707162331080
197707162338020    197707162358310
197707170015310    197707170039330
197707170053330    197707170112350
197707170124330    197707170200330
197707182005050    197707182047080
197707182059090    197707190538090
197707190550090    197707190606100
197707190728290    197707190728290
197707190746280    197707190746280
197707190837340    197707190837340
197707190912090    197707190941500
197707191033040    197707191125040
197707191149040    197707191203040
197707191233030    197707191233030
197707191532180    197707191548180
197707191604180    197707191854030
197707191910090    197707191946010
197707192006070    197707192106070
197707192138060    197707192138060
197707192313480    197707192338530
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.

01/27/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S577BS.N]S577BS.050;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5

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/s577bs/bath/s-5-77-bs.301_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

02/04/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S577BS.301;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
This is edited digitrack bathy desampled to 2 minutes.

02/04/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S577BS.300;
DRB0:[DRS.DSMPL]DESAMTIME.EXE;1

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

01/27/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S577BS.N]S577BS.050;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5

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: Bering Sea, 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-5-77-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s577bs/html/s-5-77-bs.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/s577bs/html/s-5-77-bs.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s577bs/html/s-5-77-bs.bath.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

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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