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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity V-1-75-SC in Southern California from 05/23/1975 to 06/09/1975
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Sam Clarke. Geological and Geophysical data (12khz, uniboom, boxcore, gravitycore, dartcore, Phlegercore, VanVeengrab, Campbellgrab, Ponargrab, chaindredge) of field activity V-1-75-SC in Southern California from 05/23/1975 to 06/09/1975, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v175sc/html/v-1-75-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
uniboom high resolution acoustic uniboom
boxcore
gravitycore
dartcore
Phlegercore
VanVeengrab
Campbellgrab
Ponargrab
chaindredge

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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/>, 20140504, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity V-1-75-SC in Southern California from 05/23/1975 to 06/09/1975: 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: -119.45180
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -118.87120
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.30163
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 32.31782

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 23-May-1975
    Ending_Date: 09-Jun-1975
    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: Southern California
      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 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.

      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>


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?

    Sam Clarke (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Terry Hallinan (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region); Gary Greene (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Bob Rowland (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Paula Quinterno (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Mike Crawford (Watchstander, USC); Robert Patrick (Electrician, USGS Western Region); A. Buchanan (Navigator, NSI); Steve Jessup (Navigator, NSI); L. Pierce (Navigator, NSI); Jim Joyce (Watchstander); Bob Arnal (Geologist); Ed Welday (Observer, SCA); Patrick Day (Watchstander, SCA); Andy Valois (Ship's Captain, USC); Richard Powell (First Mate, USC); Edward Reyes (Chief Engineer, USC); D. Warren); D. Newman)

  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: 15-Dec-1995 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    02/11/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.V175SC.N]V175SC.010;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    

    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:


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-1-75-sc.010 [DRS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197505230823000    197506021535420
    197506022131000    197506030047360
    197506030134060    197506030134060
    197506030220240    197506030322540
    197506030418120    197506030440060
    197506030529000    197506030657300
    197506030744420    197506030855480
    197506030944000    197506030944000
    197506031040420    197506031144360
    197506031229360    197506031412540
    197506031644360    197506031724420
    197506031833000    197506031833000
    197506031944120    197506031944120
    197506032037000    197506040021120
    197506040213000    197506040753060
    197506041639300    197506050132180
    197506050255480    197506051343360
    197506051429120    197506051613000
    197506051718360    197506060056060
    197506060234240    197506060514480
    197506060557420    197506061035480
    197506061117540    197506061652540
    197506061738540    197506061855120
    197506061947480    197506070012000
    197506070148180    197506070225060
    197506070314240    197506070621060
    197506070703480    197506070703480
    197506070744300    197506071036060
    197506071209120    197506071313420
    197506071422060    197506071443060
    197506071548360    197506080027540
    197506080111000    197506080329480
    197506080426180    197506080441540
    197506080529120    197506080659360
    197506081051060    197506081108000
    197506081201540    197506081223060
    197506081305060    197506082139420
    197506082239540    197506082328360
    197506090347360    197506090643000
    197506090724300    197506090906000
    197506091206180    197506091516480
    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-1-75-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v175sc/html/v-1-75-sc.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v175sc/html/v-1-75-sc.nav.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 04-May-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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