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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity V-01-11-CA in Mono Lake, CA from 09/06/2011 to 09/16/2011
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey,University of California Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory. Chief Scientists: Angela Jayko, Pat Hart, Jon Childs. Geophysical data of field activity V-01-11-CA in Mono Lake, CA from 09/06/2011 to 09/16/2011, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Publications -
Jayko, A.S., Hart, P.E., Childs, J.R., Cormier, M.H., Ponce, D.A., Athens,
N.A., and McClain, J.S., 2013, Methods and spatial extent of geophysical
Investigations, Mono Lake, California, 2009 to 2011; U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 2013-1113, 18 p.;URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1113/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1113/>

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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/>, 20131030, Geophysical data of field activity V-01-11-CA in Mono Lake, CA from 09/06/2011 to 09/16/2011: 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: -119.14480
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -118.93291
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.07081
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.94933

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of V-01-11-CA
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.seis.gif> (GIF)
    Seismic shot point data trackline map of V-01-11-CA

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

    Beginning_Date: 06-Sep-2011
    Ending_Date: 16-Sep-2011
    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: Mono Lake, CA
      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?

    Angela Jayko); Pat Hart); Mike Boyle); Jon Childs); Sarah Benjamin); Amna Javed); Bobby McEvoy)

  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: 09-Nov-2011 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    11/08/2011 carolyn v-01-11-ca.063
    
    "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Latitude, Longitude)  [DAPS]"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Latitude, Longitude) [DAPX]"
    "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5)  [DAPS]"
    
    Input was...
    11/08/2011 carolyn v-01-11-ca.062
    
    "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Latitude, Longitude)  [DAPS]"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Latitude, Longitude) [DAPX]"
    "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5)  [DAPS]"
    
    11/08/2011 carolyn v-01-11-ca.061
    
    "time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Latitude, Longitude)  [DAPS]"
    "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Latitude, Longitude) [DAPX]"
    "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5)  [DAPS]"
    
    

    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:
    Jayko, A.S., Hart, P.E., Childs, J.R., Cormier, M.H., Ponce, D.A., Athens, N.A., and McClain, J.S., 2013, Methods and spatial extent of geophysical Investigations, Mono Lake, California, 2009 to 2011; U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1113, 18 p.;URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1113/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2013/1113/>



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 (v-01-11-ca.064 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201109070847060    201109070848370
    201109071648340    201109071904310
    201109071929430    201109072252050
    201109080605210    201109080607140
    201109081558310    201109081856030
    201109081931220    201109082111200
    201109090356580    201109090358410
    201109091508410    201109091816160
    201109091909560    201109092109000
    201109100309320    201109100309360
    201109101451110    201109101905350
    201109102002060    201109102043180
    201109110250260    201109110250460
    201109110607150    201109110607150
    201109111436590    201109111901080
    201109111917320    201109112031460
    201109120238180    201109120238190
    201109131615160    201109132022270
    201109140416220    201109140416240
    201109141423410    201109141846370
    201109141856340    201109142122270
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (v-01-11-ca.410_sparker)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201109071705470    201109071757410
    201109071805050    201109071856270
    201109071937180    201109072020370
    201109072027280    201109072110160
    201109072119040    201109072136150
    201109072152430    201109072245380
    201109081601300    201109081653380
    201109081704410    201109081723280
    201109081731450    201109081812360
    201109081818200    201109081854090
    201109081940240    201109082014290
    201109082019490    201109082056170
    201109091524430    201109091718300
    201109091745130    201109091815150
    201109091920050    201109092000170
    201109092010580    201109092033530
    201109101556080    201109101741480
    201109101748470    201109101850200
    201109102026210    201109102042150
    201109111502390    201109111515060
    201109111607140    201109111633500
    201109111640380    201109111734160
    201109111747460    201109111859580
    201109111924590    201109111938130
    201109131647050    201109131724220
    201109131740340    201109131949440
    201109141514530    201109141556350
    201109141604460    201109141628490
    201109141636070    201109141720140
    201109141726440    201109141818280
    201109141825220    201109141843570
    201109141858320    201109141923320
    201109141935560    201109142035560
    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 V-01-11-CA data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.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: 1.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 6.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v0111ca/html/v-01-11-ca.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 30-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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