Geodetic data of field activity S-U2-83-MB in Sunset Beach,
CA from 02/22/1983 to 02/22/1983
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.
Chief Scientist: John Dingler. Geodetic data (bathymetry) of
field activity S-U2-83-MB in Sunset Beach, CA from 02/22/1983
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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>, 20131029, Geodetic data of field activity S-U2-83-MB in Sunset Beach, CA from 02/22/1983 to 02/22/1983: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.
- What geographic area does the data set cover?
- West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.75000
- East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.75000
- North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.25000
- South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.50000
- What does it look like?
- Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?
- Beginning_Date: 22-Feb-1983
- Ending_Date: 22-Feb-1983
- Currentness_Reference: ground condition
- What is the general form of this data set?
- How does the data set represent geographic features?
- How are geographic features stored in the data set?
This is a Point data set.
It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
- Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Sunset Beach, CA
- 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.
- Depth_Datum_Name: Local surface
- Depth_Resolution: 0.1
- Depth_Distance_Units: meters
- Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values
- How does the data set describe geographic features?
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>
- Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)
- Who also contributed to the data set?
John Dingler (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
Tom Reiss (Scientist, USGS Western Region)
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- From what previous works were the data drawn?
- How were the data generated, processed, and modified?
- Date: 13-Jan-2011 (process 1 of 1)
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- How well have the observations been checked?
Identified as best available version.
- How accurate are the geographic locations?
- How accurate are the heights or depths?
- Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?
Start and end date/times of data
Navigation Data (s-u2-83-mb.050 [SINS])
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- What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?
Downloadable Data S-U2-83-MB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/su283mb/html/s-u2-83-mb.meta.html>
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- Cost to order the data: None
- Last modified: 29-Oct-2013
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