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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Mini-sparker seismic reflection data of field activity S-N1-09-MB in Santa Cruz to Ano Nuevo from 11/09/2009 to 12/19/2009
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Chief Scientist: Sam Johnson. Mini-sparker seismic reflection data of field activity S-N1-09-MB in Santa Cruz to Ano Nuevo from 11/09/2009 to 12/19/2009, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/sn109mb/html/s-n1-09-mb.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Publications -
Sliter, R.W., Johnson, S.Y., Watt, J.T., Allwardt, P., and Triezenberg, P.J., 20
12, High-resolution seismic-reflection and marine-magnetic data from offshore ce
ntral California - San Gregorio to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File R
eport 2012-1071; URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20131071>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20131071>

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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/>, 20140414, Mini-sparker seismic reflection data of field activity S-N1-09-MB in Santa Cruz to Ano Nuevo from 11/09/2009 to 12/19/2009: 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: -122.39300
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.82708
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.10088
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.78298

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 09-Nov-2009
    Ending_Date: 19-Dec-2009
    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: Santa Cruz to Ano Nuevo
      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 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.

      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:
    Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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?

  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: 27-Jan-2010 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    01/26/2010 clint s-n1-09-mb.064
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    Input was...
    01/26/2010 clint s-n1-09-mb.063
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 309.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 313.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 314.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 315.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 316.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 317.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 318.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 319.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
     319-2009.nav
    
    01/26/2010 clint 320.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 321.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 322.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 323.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 324.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 351.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 352.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    01/26/2010 clint 353.060
    
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    
    

    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:
    Sliter, R.W., Johnson, S.Y., Watt, J.T., Allwardt, P., and Triezenberg, P.J., 20 12, High-resolution seismic-reflection and marine-magnetic data from offshore ce ntral California - San Gregorio to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File R eport 2012-1071; URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20131071>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20131071>



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-n1-09-mb.064 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200911051633180    200911051633180
    200911051647290    200911051657160
    200911091957040    200911092042060
    200911092101120    200911092112050
    200911092118360    200911092151260
    200911092201200    200911092205080
    200911092225060    200911092237180
    200911092242480    200911092252470
    200911092309580    200911092311540
    200911101447340    200911110032450
    200911121432080    200911122358040
    200911131442400    200911140026380
    200911140055580    200911140102000
    200911141448480    200911142333440
    200911151624270    200911152042540
    200911161955450    200911170103050
    200911171439170    200911171701110
    200911171723260    200911180049550
    200911181440280    200911190036280
    200911191650200    200911200051070
    200911201458240    200911202224160
    200912171850110    200912171854330
    200912171859390    200912171909540
    200912171918410    200912172355460
    200912181443420    200912190040160
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (s-n1-09-mb.410_sparker)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200911101524180    200911101713120
    200911101726010    200911101754340
    200911101756010    200911101845520
    200911101852080    200911101913350
    200911101925160    200911102041340
    200911102054170    200911102205530
    200911102206040    200911102215460
    200911102216040    200911102318070
    200911102326480    200911102355070
    200911121530390    200911121655000
    200911121710480    200911121903260
    200911121904360    200911121910340
    200911121911250    200911122015190
    200911122027380    200911122138420
    200911122145140    200911122148360
    200911122149100    200911122325530
    200911131511230    200911131608140
    200911131609080    200911131615540
    200911131618040    200911131716130
    200911131723010    200911131841360
    200911131858130    200911132111190
    200911132120280    200911132326400
    200911132335060    200911140001150
    200911141537060    200911141558330
    200911141600570    200911141605430
    200911141606400    200911141613440
    200911141615110    200911141704390
    200911141714100    200911141756270
    200911141805500    200911141847540
    200911141857270    200911141939290
    200911141948580    200911142019020
    200911142025220    200911142042440
    200911142054000    200911142135160
    200911142144590    200911142210420
    200911142217350    200911142226040
    200911142230410    200911142237340
    200911162041130    200911162208380
    200911162208490    200911162259120
    200911162305160    200911162322240
    200911162322580    200911162333500
    200911162334450    200911170012030
    200911171829390    200911172008240
    200911172126470    200911172207400
    200911172208400    200911172216070
    200911172217220    200911172313180
    200911172323370    200911172330160
    200911172339110    200911172349160
    200911181525360    200911181727040
    200911181809020    200911182023140
    200911182034450    200911182150240
    200911182151330    200911182158530
    200911182200110    200911182251190
    200911191747000    200911191909300
    200911191919500    200911192051350
    200911192053240    200911192059570
    200911192101190    200911192103040
    200911192104430    200911192137060
    200911192145530    200911192331110
    200911192346090    200911200007130
    200911201532290    200911201640340
    200911201655410    200911201843520
    200911201858310    200911202029490
    200912172111290    200912172119190
    200912172119380    200912172149330
    200912172149530    200912172343450
    200912181549170    200912181647530
    200912181648430    200912181655570
    200912181657190    200912181742580
    200912181753490    200912181800530
    200912181813450    200912181856300
    200912181857100    200912181905000
    200912181905590    200912181950080
    200912182001340    200912182048330
    200912182049380    200912182057310
    200912182058260    200912182144480
    200912182154430    200912182241330
    200912182316590    200912182326240
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    

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

    Unspecified


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints:
Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.
If available, access to physical samples is described in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution Policy" at: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html>
Use_Constraints:
Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information.
Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.
Some USGS information accessed through this means may be preliminary in nature and presented without the approval of the Director of the USGS. This information is provided with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user.
This information is not intended for navigational purposes.
Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data S-N1-09-MB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/sn109mb/html/s-n1-09-mb.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: 2.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/sn109mb/html/s-n1-09-mb.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/sn109mb/html/s-n1-09-mb.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 14-Apr-2014
    Metadata author:
    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Metadata standard:
    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/> (FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>)


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