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Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-8-78-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 08/02/1978 to 08/22/1978
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Arnold Bouma, Monty Hampton. Geological and Geophysical data (12khz, 3dot5khz, gravmag, sparker, uniboom, sidescansonar, underwatertelevision, samples, shortcore, underwatercamera, Hydroproducts, tempsalinometer, integratednavigation, miniranger, transitsatellite, gravitycore, Soutargrab, minisparker, airgun) of field activity S-8-78-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 08/02/1978 to 08/22/1978, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s878wg/html/s-8-78-wg.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravmag gravity with magnetics
sparker
uniboom
sidescansonar
underwatertelevision video camera
samples Atterburg samples
shortcore short corer
underwatercamera
Hydroproducts
tempsalinometer
integratednavigation
miniranger
transitsatellite
gravitycore
Soutargrab
minisparker
airgun
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., 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, High resolution seismic profiles, side scan sonar
records, and sampling locations from lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, R/V SEA SOUNDER
cruise S7-77-WG, September-October 1977: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
78-727, 25 p. <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>
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>
Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1979, Notes on the acquisition of high resolution seismic
reflection profiles, side-scanning sonar records, and sediment samples from lower Cook Inlet
and Kodiak Shelf, R/V Sea Sounder cruise S8-78-WG, August 1978: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 79-1311, 83 p.<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>
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>
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>

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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-8-78-WG in Western Gulf of Alaska from 08/02/1978 to 08/22/1978: 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: -153.95840
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -147.54028
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 59.81996
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 55.94843

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 02-Aug-1978
    Ending_Date: 22-Aug-1978
    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?

    Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician); Arnold Bouma (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Ed Clukey (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Rod Combellick (Geologist); Rich Garlow (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Louis Garrison (Geologist, USGS Corpus Christi); Helen Gibbons (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Monty Hampton (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Dave Kestly (Geologist); John Laingor (Chief Mate); Bob Orlando (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Bob Patrick (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Mel Rappeport (Geologist); George Redden (Geologist); Dave Rubin (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Dwight Sangrey (Geologist); Bill Schwab (Geologist, USGS); Ken Simpson (Ship Captain); Bill Soule (Chief Engineer); Phyllis Swenson (Dafe Curator); 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.
    
    01/21/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S878WG.N]S878WG.050;
    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/s878wg/bath/s-8-78-wg.330_050
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/30/90 CAROLYN DUA0:[DRS.NGDC.CDWORK]S878WG.330;1
    DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;2
    Edited bathymetry data
    using velocity of sound = 1463.0 m/sec for MGD-77 format
    
    12/16/85 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S878WG.305;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    This file was hand-digetized in meters.  Sound
    velocity assumed was 732m/sec one-way traveltime.
    No Matthews correction was applied.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    01/21/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S878WG.N]S878WG.050;
    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., 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, High resolution seismic profiles, side scan sonar records, and sampling locations from lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, R/V SEA SOUNDER cruise S7-77-WG, September-October 1977: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-727, 25 p. 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. 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. Hampton, M.A., and Bouma, A.H., 1979, Notes on the acquisition of high resolution seismic reflection profiles, side-scanning sonar records, and sediment samples from lower Cook Inlet and Kodiak Shelf, R/V Sea Sounder cruise S8-78-WG, August 1978: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1311, 83 p. 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. 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. 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. 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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.



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-8-78-wg.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197808021538100    197808162130040
    197808162146030    197808162256040
    197808162331310    197808170536050
    197808170622000    197808170644000
    197808170702000    197808170702000
    197808170715460    197808170715460
    197808170726020    197808170802020
    197808170838530    197808170903330
    197808171139390    197808171347020
    197808171409070    197808171542000
    197808171556000    197808171556000
    197808171610000    197808180408000
    197808180422000    197808182036260
    197808182047530    197808192007030
    197808192035400    197808192037400
    197808192049130    197808192108000
    197808192122000    197808192132030
    197808192142040    197808192219030
    197808192314000    197808192314000
    197808200026000    197808200026000
    197808200104000    197808200104000
    197808200358000    197808200358000
    197808200426000    197808200426000
    197808200556000    197808200556000
    197808200614000    197808200614000
    197808200730000    197808200730000
    197808200804000    197808200804000
    197808200818000    197808200818000
    197808200924000    197808200924000
    197808201004000    197808201004000
    197808201150000    197808201150000
    197808201236000    197808201236000
    197808201336000    197808201336000
    197808201418000    197808201418000
    197808201458000    197808201458000
    197808201522000    197808201522000
    197808201604000    197808201604000
    197808201646000    197808201646000
    197808201658460    197808201658460
    197808201824530    197808210850000
    197808210902000    197808211734000
    197808211746000    197808220413090
    197808220433050    197808220600000
    197808220614000    197808221209150
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (s-8-78-wg.330_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197808202200000    197808210715000
    197808211100000    197808211645000
    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)
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    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-8-78-WG data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s878wg/html/s-8-78-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: 0.5
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  • 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>

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