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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data Collection data of field activity W-05-11-WO in Southwest Washington, Washington-Oregon from 07/18/2011 to 07/23/2011
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey,Oregon State University,Washington State Department of Ecology. Chief Scientist: Guy Gelfenbaum. Data Collection data of field activity W-05-11-WO in Southwest Washington, Washington-Oregon from 07/18/2011 to 07/23/2011, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w0511wo/html/w-05-11-wo.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
rawdata exists on squid/rawdata/2011.
Publications -
Stevens, A.W., Gelfenbaum, G., Ruggiero, P., and Kaminsky, G.M, 2012, Southwest Washington littoral drift restoration-Beach and nearshore morphological monitoring: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1175, 67 p. URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1175/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1175/>

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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, Data Collection data of field activity W-05-11-WO in Southwest Washington, Washington-Oregon from 07/18/2011 to 07/23/2011: 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: -124.10468
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.06649
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.29669
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.26329

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w0511wo/html/w-05-11-wo.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of W-05-11-WO

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

    Beginning_Date: 18-Jul-2011
    Ending_Date: 23-Jul-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: Southwest Washington, Washington-Oregon
      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>


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?

    Peter Ruggiero (Chief Scientist, Oregon State University); George Kaminsky (Chief Scientist, Wash. State Dept. of Ecology); Heather Baron (Faculty Research Assistant, Oregon State University); Katy Serafin (Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University); Jeff Wood (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University); Diana DiLeonardo (Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University); Andrew Stevens (Oceanographer, USGS PCMSC); Diana McCandless (Field Technician, Wash. State Dept. of Ecology); Andrew Ryan (Field Technician, Wash. State Dept. of Ecology)

  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: 19-Nov-2011 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    11/10/2011 carolyn w-05-11-wo.063_guns
    
    "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...
    11/10/2011 carolyn w-05-11-wo.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:
    Stevens, A.W., Gelfenbaum, G., Ruggiero, P., and Kaminsky, G.M, 2012, Southwest Washington littoral drift restoration-Beach and nearshore morphological monitoring: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1175, 67 p. URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1175/>" target ="OFR"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1175/>



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 (w-05-11-wo.063_guns)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107181413083    201107181433067
    201107181440566    201107181502583
    201107181517239    201107181540374
    201107181546099    201107181612091
    201107181621120    201107181626510
    201107181632421    201107181648276
    201107181659439    201107181759598
    201107181806221    201107181812141
    201107181818078    201107181830568
    201107181837188    201107181903558
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.063_red)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107181536504    201107181555285
    201107181616327    201107181628377
    201107181635029    201107181641549
    201107181655001    201107181728573
    201107181734541    201107181748161
    201107181754344    201107181807024
    201107181813383    201107181825243
    201107181832238    201107181842518
    201107181849372    201107181859022
    201107181904064    201107181911114
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.063_roses)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107181408516    201107181414026
    201107181421396    201107181445089
    201107181453432    201107181516000
    201107181523535    201107181554512
    201107181601304    201107181622303
    201107181632424    201107181645104
    201107181658273    201107181705023
    201107181711598    201107181742489
    201107181749593    201107181801103
    201107181812387    201107181823227
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.061_kaminsky)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107180758050    201107180758050
    201107180808030    201107181151030
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.061_mccandless)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107180813180    201107180815510
    201107180829590    201107181133040
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.061_ranger)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107180743480    201107180743480
    201107180810270    201107180828520
    201107180836490    201107181043280
    201107181050180    201107181115180
    201107181136310    201107181152320
    201107181212190    201107181248530
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.061_ryan)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107181455490    201107181455490
    201107181522350    201107181647560
    201107181654530    201107181719170
    201107181740460    201107181813500
    201107181825000    201107181831030
    201107181859220    201107181910500
    Navigation Data (w-05-11-wo.061_serafin)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201107180751450    201107180752010
    201107180811060    201107180850450
    201107180858350    201107181137060
    201107181521530    201107181647510
    201107181654480    201107181907520
    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 W-05-11-WO data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w0511wo/html/w-05-11-wo.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: 1.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w0511wo/html/w-05-11-wo.nav.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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