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Mobilization data of field activity T-3-98-PS in Puget Sound, Washington from 03/10/1998 to 03/24/1998

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131029
Title:
Mobilization data of field activity T-3-98-PS in Puget Sound, Washington from 03/10/1998 to 03/24/1998
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/t-3-98-ps.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Unspecfied. Mobilization data (navigation) of field activity T-3-98-PS in Puget Sound, Washington from 03/10/1998 to 03/24/1998, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.meta.html>.
Purpose:
These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
Notes -
See also T-1-98-PS (Thompson) & T-2-98-PS (Tully)


From February 27, 1998 Coastal and Marine Geology Bulletin


SHIPS IS ON ITS WAY!
Late this past week 5 48-foot trucks and some smaller cargo carriers left Marfac
loaded with compressors, generators, airguns, and myriad
other gear, all of which is destined for the SHIPS program in Seattle. Another
truck left Texas with the 50-ton multichannel streamer. If all
goes well, nearly 100 tons of mechanical and electrical equipment will be
installed on the University of Washington's 275-foot research
vessel, Thomas G. Thompson. This ship will be joined by the 240-foot Canadian
research ship, John P. Tully, and the two ships will conduct
intricate seismic experiments in the Puget Sound region. While airguns are
discharged behind the Thompson, the resulting seismic waves
will be recorded by the Tully as well as by 250 temporary seismometers that will
be scattered around the region. About 50 fixed earthquake
seismometers will also record these data. This survey is the most complex ever
mounted by the USGS to investigate earthquake hazards in an
urban setting. Cooperating institutions include the U.S. and Canadian Geological
Surveys and six universities. The US Navy lent us critical
infra-red gear, which was almost diverted to the Iraq conflict, and MMS
contributed funds toward studying marine mammals. Funding comes
almost entirely from within the USGS; the external NEHRP, Urban Hazards, and the
Coastal and Marine Programs all contributed. Coastal and
Marine has the honor of having chipped in the greatest share. Permission to use
airguns in Puget Sound and the Straits of Juan de Fuca and
Georgia, which are home to many marine mammals, took almost a year to obtain.
Part of the stipulations in the permit are that when the
airguns are operating, marine mammal biologists must remain vigilant aboard both
survey ships and aboard an aircraft. Eleven biologists will
work closely with geologists to obtain seismic data while minimizing harm to
marine life. These biologists have responsibility for shutting
off the array whenever a marine mammal enters a specific zone around the airguns
where it might suffer hearing damage. The size of the
protective zone varies with mammal species, hence the need for expert
assistance. With close cooperation, we will obtain three-dimensional
seismic data and information on the behavior of marine mammals in response to
airgun signals. The data about mammals will help us and
other groups plan the next airgun surveys; the seismic data will help city
planners allocate scarce funds for seismic strengthening of
important infrastructure. Crew from Marfac CMG and EQ leave early next week.


Mike Fisher

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
If known, available are Activity-specific navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry, seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and equipment information; as well as summary overviews, crew lists, and information about analog materials.
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>
Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information Bank's digital data, analog data, and metadata is provided through... <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
This page accomodates a variety of search approaches (e.g., by platform, by region, by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19980310
Ending_Date: 19980324

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -125.04557
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.21873
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.91054
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.11676

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Puget Sound
Place_Keyword: Puget Sound, WA
Place_Keyword: Puget Sound, Washington
Place_Keyword: USA
Place_Keyword: WA
Place_Keyword: Washington


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.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
Tanni Abramovitz (Unspecified); Becky Barnhart (Unspecified); Tom Brocher (Unspecified); Jeff Brody (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Tom Burdette (Unspecified); Katherine Favret (Unspecified); Pat Hart (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Charlotte Keller (Unspecified); Adrian Kropp (Unspecified); Janice Murphy (Unspecified); Tom Parsons (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Tom Pratt (Unspecified); Ray Sliter (Unspecified, USGS Western Region); Lori Tapia-Piozet (Unspecified); Kate Miller (Unspecified); Fiona Kilbride (Unspecified); Kathy Snelson (Unspecified); Terry O'Donnell Jr. (Unspecified); Annette Veilleux (Unspecified); Brett Hiett (Unspecified); Marcos Alvarez (Unspecified); Allan Swisenbank (Unspecified); Bruce Beaudoin (Unspecified); Russ Sells (Unspecified); Alexander Gerst (Unspecified); Sonja Hofmann (Unspecified); Uli Micksch (Unspecified); Andreas Wuestefeld (Unspecified); Nik Christensen (Unspecified)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>




Data_Quality_Information:

Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

Completeness_Report:
Start and end date/times of data
Navigation Data (t-3-98-ps.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
199801010101000    199801050101000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Lineage:

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Navigation Data Unknown
Process_Date: 20110113

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Puget Sound, Washington
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point



Spatial_Reference_Information:

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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



Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

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



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data T-3-98-PS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.meta.html>

Distribution_Liability:
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.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t398ps/html/t-3-98-ps.nav.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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