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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-7-77-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 09/14/1977 to 10/05/1977
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Arnold Bouma, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (LoranC, miniranger, integratednavigation, 3dot5khz, 12khz, airgun, sidescansonar, uniboom, minisparker, underwatertelevision, gravity, tempsalinometer, currentmeter, transmissometer, penetrometer, gravitycore, Hydroplastcore, pistoncore, underwatercamera, Hydroproducts, expendablebatthermograph, Soutargrab, sidescanmarker) of field activity S-7-77-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 09/14/1977 to 10/05/1977, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s777wg/html/s-7-77-wg.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
LoranC
miniranger
integratednavigation
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
airgun single-channel airgun
sidescansonar
uniboom
minisparker
underwatertelevision
gravity shipboard gravity
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
currentmeter hydrological current meter
transmissometer
penetrometer
gravitycore
Hydroplastcore
pistoncore
underwatercamera
Hydroproducts
expendablebatthermograph
Soutargrab
sidescanmarker
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>
Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1977 Shallow faulting, bottom instability, and movement of
sediments in lower Cook Inlet and western Gulf of Alaska, in Environmental assessment of the
Alaskan continental shelf; Hazards: Boulder, CO, U.S. Department of Commerce Environmental
Resource Laboratories.<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., and Hampton, M.A., 1978, Bedform movement in lower
Cook inlet: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 155.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1978, Generalized thickness map of unconsolidated surficial
sedimentary units, Kodiak Shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
78-729, 5 p., 5 sheets.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Frost, T.P., and Colburn, I.P., 1979, Volcanic ash in surficial
sediments of the Kodiak shelf; an indicator of sediment dispersal patterns: Marine Geology,
v. 29, no. 1-4, p. 347-356.<BR>
<HR>
Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Rappeport, M.L., Whitney, J.W., Teleki, P.G., Orlando, R.C.,
and Torresan, M.E., 1978, Movement of sand waves in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore
Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2271-2284.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Clukey, E.C., and Sangrey, D.A.,
1978, Quantitative study of slope instability in the Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology
Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2307-2318.<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>
Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Pulpan, H., and von Huene, R., 1979, Geo-environmental assessment
of the Kodiak Shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11,
v. 1, p. 365-376. <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>
Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Volcanic ash in surficial sediments of the Kodiak Shelf,
western Gulf of 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>
Redden, G.D., Weliky, K., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Hampton, M.A., 1980, Geochemistry of low
molecular weight hydrocarbons in sediment of the western Gulf of Alaska: Geological Society
of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 12, no. 3, p. 148.<BR>
<HR>
von Huene, Roland, Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., and Lynch, Maurice, 1980, Petroleum potential,
environmental geology, and the technology for exploration and development of the Kodiak
lease sale area no. 61: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-1082, 102 p.<BR>
<HR>
von Huene, Roland, Hampton, M.A., Fischer, 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, 1 sheet.<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, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1978, Quaternary sedimentation and environmental geology of
the Kodiak shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: Congres International de Sedimentologie, no. 10,
v. 1 (A-L), p. 288.<BR>
<HR>
Kennett, J.P., Houtz, R.E., Andrews, P.B., Edwards, A.R., Gostin, V.A., Hajos, M.,
Hampton, M., Jenkins, D.G., Margolis, S.V., Ovenshine, A.T., and Perch-Nielsen, Katharina,
1973, Pleistocene-Pliocene biostratigraphy, paleoclimatology and productivity; South Pacific
deep-sea drilling, subantarctic to tropics, in Ninth congress of the International Union for
Quaternary Research; abstracts: Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research,
no. 9, p. 184-185.<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>
Sangrey, Dwight A., Bouma, Arnold H., Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Molnia, B.F.,
Clukey, E.C., Nelson, C.H., and Olsen, H.W., 1979, Geotechnical engineering characteristics
of the outer continental shelf lease areas in Alaska: International Conference on Port and
Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions Proceedings, no. 5, v. 2, p. 963-976.<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>
Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geotechnical framework study of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 83-0171, 87 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., 1993, Comparison of tectonic and stratigraphic control of submarine
landslides on the Kodiak upper continental slope, Alaska, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J.,
Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides; selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive
Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 117-122.<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-7-77-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 09/14/1977 to 10/05/1977: 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: -153.20911
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -149.36349
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.82813
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 56.59658

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 14-Sep-1977
    Ending_Date: 05-Oct-1977
    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?

    John Baltierra (Geologist); Ray Batson (Geologist); Arnold Bouma (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Bob Britch (Geologist); Ed Clukey (Unsp Investigatr, USGS Western Region); Ivan Colburn (Geologist); Joe Dygas (Geologist); Tom Frost (Geologist); Chris Gutmacher (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Monty Hampton (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Barry Irwin (Navigator, USGS Woods Hole); Ornulf Johannessen (Chief Mate); Randy Koski (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Dave McTigue (Geologist); Bob Novak (Electronics Technician); Bob Orlando (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Chuck Parson (Geologist); Mel Rappeport (Geologist); Dwight Sangrey (Geologist); Bill Schwab (Geologist, USGS Woods Hole); Howard Sheppard (Chief Engineer); Andy Stevenson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Bill Sweet (Geologist); Phyllis Swenson (Geologist); Gordon Tanner (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Paul Teleki (Geologist); Dennis Thurston (Geologist); Mike Torresan (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Bruce Turner (Geologist); John Whitney (Geologist)

  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.
    
    01/28/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S777WG.N]S777WG.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/s777wg/bath/s-7-77-wg.305_010
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/06/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S777WG.305;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    This file was hand-digetized in meters, assuming
    one-way traveltime to be 732m/sec.  No Matthews used.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    01/28/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S777WG.N]S777WG.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. Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1977 Shallow faulting, bottom instability, and movement of sediments in lower Cook Inlet and western Gulf of Alaska, in Environmental assessment of the Alaskan continental shelf; Hazards: Boulder, CO, U.S. Department of Commerce Environmental Resource Laboratories. 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., and Hampton, M.A., 1978, Bedform movement in lower Cook inlet: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 155. Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1978, Generalized thickness map of unconsolidated surficial sedimentary units, Kodiak Shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-729, 5 p., 5 sheets. Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Frost, T.P., and Colburn, I.P., 1979, Volcanic ash in surficial sediments of the Kodiak shelf; an indicator of sediment dispersal patterns: Marine Geology, v. 29, no. 1-4, p. 347-356. Bouma, A.H., Hampton, M.A., Rappeport, M.L., Whitney, J.W., Teleki, P.G., Orlando, R.C., and Torresan, M.E., 1978, Movement of sand waves in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2271-2284. Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Carlson, P.R., Molnia, B.F., Clukey, E.C., and Sangrey, D.A., 1978, Quantitative study of slope instability in the Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 4, p. 2307-2318. 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. Hampton, M.A., Bouma, A.H., Pulpan, H., and von Huene, R., 1979, Geo-environmental assessment of the Kodiak Shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 11, v. 1, p. 365-376. 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. Bouma, A.H., and Hampton, M.A., 1979, Volcanic ash in surficial sediments of the Kodiak Shelf, western Gulf of 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. Redden, G.D., Weliky, K., Kvenvolden, K.A., and Hampton, M.A., 1980, Geochemistry of low molecular weight hydrocarbons in sediment of the western Gulf of Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 12, no. 3, p. 148. von Huene, Roland, Fisher, M.A., Hampton, M.A., and Lynch, Maurice, 1980, Petroleum potential, environmental geology, and the technology for exploration and development of the Kodiak lease sale area no. 61: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-1082, 102 p. von Huene, Roland, Hampton, M.A., Fischer, 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, 1 sheet. 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, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1978, Quaternary sedimentation and environmental geology of the Kodiak shelf, western Gulf of Alaska: Congres International de Sedimentologie, no. 10, v. 1 (A-L), p. 288. Kennett, J.P., Houtz, R.E., Andrews, P.B., Edwards, A.R., Gostin, V.A., Hajos, M., Hampton, M., Jenkins, D.G., Margolis, S.V., Ovenshine, A.T., and Perch-Nielsen, Katharina, 1973, Pleistocene-Pliocene biostratigraphy, paleoclimatology and productivity; South Pacific deep-sea drilling, subantarctic to tropics, in Ninth congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research; abstracts: Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research, no. 9, p. 184-185. 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. Sangrey, Dwight A., Bouma, Arnold H., Hampton, Monty A., Carlson, Paul R., Molnia, B.F., Clukey, E.C., Nelson, C.H., and Olsen, H.W., 1979, Geotechnical engineering characteristics of the outer continental shelf lease areas in Alaska: International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions Proceedings, no. 5, v. 2, p. 963-976. 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. Hampton, M.A., 1983, Geotechnical framework study of the Kodiak Shelf, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0171, 87 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. 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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.



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  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Identified as best available version.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

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  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-7-77-wg.010 [DRS])
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    197710020119060    197710020427110
    197710020521100    197710050144120
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (s-7-77-wg.305_010)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197709142320000    197709150640000
    197709150815000    197709150955000
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

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    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.

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    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>

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