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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-6-78-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 07/10/1978 to 07/20/1978

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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-6-78-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 07/10/1978 to 07/20/1978
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-6-78-eg.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s678eg/html/s-6-78-eg.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Bruce Molnia, Paul Carlson. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, airgunarcer, gravitycore, VanVeengrab, uniboom, tempsalinometer, underwatertelevision, minisparker, sparker, underwatercamera, sidescansonar, integratednavigation, LoranC, transitsatellite) of field activity S-6-78-EG in Eastern Gulf of Alaska from 07/10/1978 to 07/20/1978, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s678eg/html/s-6-78-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 -
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
airgunarcer single channel arcer
gravitycore
VanVeengrab
uniboom
tempsalinometer thermo-salinity meter
underwatertelevision video camera
minisparker
sparker
underwatercamera
sidescansonar
integratednavigation
LoranC
transitsatellite
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>
Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Quaternary sedimentary facies of the northeast Gulf
of Alaska Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 158-159. <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: 19780710
Ending_Date: 19780720

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -149.43372
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -138.37505
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 60.12041
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.02456

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
Theme_Keyword: Marine Metering
Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinity / Conductance Gauges
Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinometer

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: AK
Place_Keyword: Eastern Gulf of Alaska
Place_Keyword: 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:
Bill Levy (Watchstander); Bill Schwab (Watchstander); Bob Wilson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Bruce Molnia (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Charlie Fitts (Watchstander); Dennis Thurston (Unsp Investigatr); Edith Stanley (Watchstander, Uc Davis); Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician); John Laingor (Chief Mate); John Saladin (Electronics Technician); K. Simpson (Ship Captain); Mark Wheeler (Watchstander); Mel Rappeport (Watchstander); Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Paula Quinterno (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region); Rich Garlow (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Ron Schmitz (Electronics Technician); Tom Atwood (Watchstander); Bill Soule (Chief Engineer)
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. Molnia, B.F., and Carlson, P.R., 1980, Quaternary sedimentary facies of the northeast Gulf of Alaska Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1175, p. 158-159.



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-6-78-eg.011 [DRS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197807102154420    197807102154420
197807121657140    197807121718000
197807121723590    197807151038030
197807151100030    197807171205050
197807171211060    197807200039030
197807200051050    197807201929100
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (s-6-78-eg.330_011)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197807121915000    197807130245000
197807130315000    197807130345000
197807130410000    197807131215000
197807131225000    197807131325000
197807131335000    197807131925000
197807131935000    197807132105000
197807132115000    197807132235000
197807132245000    197807132315000
197807132325000    197807132340000
197807132350000    197807140015000
197807140025000    197807140040000
197807140110000    197807140115000
197807140125000    197807140145000
197807140155000    197807140640000
197807140650000    197807141315000
197807141325000    197807141335000
197807141535000    197807142025000
197807142035000    197807142035000
197807142045000    197807142310000
197807142320000    197807150055000
197807150115000    197807150200000
197807150300000    197807150305000
197807150640000    197807150825000
197807150835000    197807151055000
197807151105000    197807151325000
197807151335000    197807151705000
197807151715000    197807151825000
197807152200000    197807152220000
197807152310000    197807152345000
197807160045000    197807160055000
197807160210000    197807160530000
197807160540000    197807161540000
197807161550000    197807161720000
197807161730000    197807170025000
197807170035000    197807170130000
197807170140000    197807170350000
197807170500000    197807170935000
197807171025000    197807171115000
197807171125000    197807171145000
197807171200000    197807171320000
197807171415000    197807171525000
197807171540000    197807171715000
197807171725000    197807171940000
197807171955000    197807171955000
197807172005000    197807172145000
197807172155000    197807180010000
197807180025000    197807180130000
197807180140000    197807180405000
197807180420000    197807180720000
197807180745000    197807180750000
197807180800000    197807181000000
197807181010000    197807181045000
197807181055000    197807181145000
197807181155000    197807181205000
197807181215000    197807181415000
197807181425000    197807181425000
197807181435000    197807181530000
197807181540000    197807181705000
197807181715000    197807182010000
197807182020000    197807182105000
197807182115000    197807182135000
197807182145000    197807182250000
197807182300000    197807190225000
197807190235000    197807190340000
197807190350000    197807190515000
197807190525000    197807190530000
197807190540000    197807190645000
197807190655000    197807190820000
197807190830000    197807190900000
197807190925000    197807190930000
197807191405000    197807192105000
197807192115000    197807200410000
197807200420000    197807200540000
197807200550000    197807200900000
197807200910000    197807201200000
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.

01/17/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S678EG.N]S678EG.011;
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/s678eg/bath/s-6-78-eg.330_011
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

11/30/90 CAROLYN DUA0:[DRS.NGDC.CDWORK]S678EG.330;1
DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;2
Edited bathymetry data
using velocity = 1463.0 m/sec for MGD-77 format

12/16/85 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S678EG.301;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
I am guessing that this file is edited digitrack
bathy sampled to 5 minutes.  R.Larsen
P.S. After looking at S878WG bathy, also at 5 minute
sample rate, which was documented as being hand digetized,
this file may well be also.  S878WG bathy was reduced
using no Matthews correction and a sound velocity of
732m/sec one-way traveltime.

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

01/17/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S678EG.N]S678EG.011;
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: 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-6-78-EG data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s678eg/html/s-6-78-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/s678eg/html/s-6-78-eg.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/s678eg/html/s-6-78-eg.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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