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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Photo and Sidescan Sonar data of field activity T-1-98-GB in Glacier Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1998 to 09/01/1998
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Paul Carlson, Guy Cochrane, Philip Hooge. Photo and Sidescan Sonar data (Kleinsidescan, 3dot5khz, underwatercamera, mudseis, imageprocessing) of field activity T-1-98-GB in Glacier Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1998 to 09/01/1998, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Kleinsidescan Klein 500 and 100 khz side scan sonar
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bottom profiler
underwatercamera
mudseis
imageprocessing image processing equipment
Notes -
Associated cruises in Alaska
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/q/q197gb/html/q-1-97-gb.meta.html>">Q-1-97-GB</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.meta.html>">T-1-98-GB</A>
Publications -
Open File Report 00-032:<BR><A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-032>">walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/of00-032</A>
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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, Photo and Sidescan Sonar data of field activity T-1-98-GB in Glacier Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1998 to 09/01/1998: 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: -136.24247
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -135.86899
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.68292
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.40294

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 21-Aug-1998
    Ending_Date: 01-Sep-1998
    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: Glacier Bay, 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 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:
    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?

    Paul Carlson (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Guy Cochrane (Co-chief Scientist/data Processing, USGS Western Region); Philip Hooge (Co-chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (Electrical Technician, USGS Western Region); Jim De la Bruere (Skipper, Glacier Bay NPS); Alex Andrews (Field Assistant, USGS Western Region BRD)

  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: 11-Jul-2000 (process 1 of 2)
    Navigation Data
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps
    temporal-spatial data
    data acquisition systems
    
           1         2         3
    3456789012345678901234567890123456
    

    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/t/t198gb/bath/t-1-98-gb.300_063
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    09/15/1998 clint 301.out
    /bear/programs/bat/nosamebathy/nosamebathy
    
    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:
    Open File Report 00-032:<BR><A HREF="<http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of00-032>">walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/of00-032</A>


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 (t-1-98-gb.063 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199808211735004    199808220313404
    199808221549102    199808230043005
    199808230124404    199808230149200
    199808230429001    199808230430503
    199808230444202    199808230444502
    199808231755401    199808240236003
    199808241615202    199808250319303
    199808251540204    199808260301203
    199808261522200    199808261901504
    199808261910300    199808270156504
    199808271633001    199808271647203
    199808271712204    199808280143305
    199808281721103    199808290144201
    199808291609501    199808291611000
    199808291637201    199808291705200
    199808291727004    199808300438403
    199808301528102    199808310212201
    199808310327102    199808310327402
    199808310528103    199808310643501
    199808311613002    199808311613102
    199808311619102    199809010026403
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Bathymetry Data (t-1-98-gb.300_063)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199808221549102    199808230043005
    199808230124404    199808230149200
    199808231846301    199808240236003
    199808241615202    199808250319303
    199808251540204    199808251921205
    199808251928201    199808251935102
    199808251941102    199808252141302
    199808252149303    199808260301203
    199808261522200    199808261901504
    199808261910300    199808270156504
    199808271744104    199808280143305
    199808281721103    199808281721103
    199808281728404    199808290144201
    199808291609501    199808291611000
    199808291637201    199808291705200
    199808291727004    199808300117404
    199808300128103    199808300327101
    199808300403102    199808300438403
    199808301554004    199808301627303
    199808301634204    199808301637302
    199808301651402    199808301657002
    199808301703002    199808301813002
    199808301824002    199808301832104
    199808301843404    199808302033001
    199808302039402    199808310212201
    199808310327102    199808310327402
    199808310528103    199808310643501
    199808311613002    199808311613102
    199808311619102    199809010009203
    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 T-1-98-GB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.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: 2.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.bath.html>

  • 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>

    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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