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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Submarine and Nearshore Water data of field activity W-1-05-HW in Kona, Hawaii from 11/12/2005 to 11/18/2005
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey,Stanford University. Chief Scientist: Eric Grossman. Submarine and Nearshore Water data (CTDmeter, ADCP, Seabird SBE-37, Microcat CT, watersamples) of field activity W-1-05-HW in Kona, Hawaii from 11/12/2005 to 11/18/2005, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w105hw/html/w-1-05-hw.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
CTDmeter Seabird Profiling 19+CTD/OBS/PAR/DO
ADCP
Seabird SBE-37
Microcat CT
watersamples
Notes -
Data exists on Makai/ots/Hawaii/Hawaii
Publications -
Knee, Karen, Street, Joseph, Grossman, Eric., Boehm, Alexandria, and Paytan,
Adina,
2010, Nutrient inputs to the coastal ocean from submarine groundwater
discharge in a groundwater-dominated system:relation to land use (Kona coast,
Hawaii, USA), Limnology and Oceanography,
v. pp. available on line at:
<br />
<a href ="<http://aslo.org/lo/pdf/vol_55/issue_3/1105.pdf>" target ="NU"><http://slo.org/lo/pdf/vol_55/issue_3/1105.pdf>
<br />
Knee, Karen, Street, Joseph, Grossman, Eric, and Paytan, Adina, 2008.
Submarine ground-water discharge and fate along the coast of
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Island of Hawai'i--Part 2,
Spatial and temporal variations in salinity, radium-isotope activity, and
nutrient concentrations in coastal waters, December 2003-April 2006: U.S.
Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5128, 31 p. and
appendix, available on line at:
<A HREF = "
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5128/>" target = "PB"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5128/>

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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, Submarine and Nearshore Water data of field activity W-1-05-HW in Kona, Hawaii from 11/12/2005 to 11/18/2005: 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: -157.77700
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -155.94930
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 19.77500
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 19.58130

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 12-Nov-2005
    Ending_Date: 18-Nov-2005
    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: Kona, Hawaii
      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?

    Eric Grossman (Chief Scientist, USGS); Curt Storlazzi (Co-Chief Scientist, USGS); Josh Logan (Information Specialist, USGS); Kathy Presto (Physcial Scientist, USGS); Adina Paytan (Co-Chief Scientist, Stanford University); Joseph Street (Physcial Scientist, Stanford University); Karen Lisa-Knee (Graduate Student, Stanford University)

  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: 29-Feb-2008 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    /infobank/w/w105hw/nav/w-1-05-hw.060
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal-spatial data
    from/infobank/w/w105hw/samp/w-1-05-hw.onoff.waterbucket
    
           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>

  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:
    Knee, Karen, Street, Joseph, Grossman, Eric., Boehm, Alexandria, and Paytan, Adina, 2010, Nutrient inputs to the coastal ocean from submarine groundwater discharge in a groundwater-dominated system:relation to land use (Kona coast, Hawaii, USA), Limnology and Oceanography, v. pp. available on line at: <br /> <a href ="<http://aslo.org/lo/pdf/vol_55/issue_3/1105.pdf>" target ="NU"><http://slo.org/lo/pdf/vol_55/issue_3/1105.pdf> <br /> Knee, Karen, Street, Joseph, Grossman, Eric, and Paytan, Adina, 2008. Submarine ground-water discharge and fate along the coast of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Island of Hawai'i--Part 2, Spatial and temporal variations in salinity, radium-isotope activity, and nutrient concentrations in coastal waters, December 2003-April 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5128, 31 p. and appendix, available on line at: <A HREF = "<http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5128/>" target = "PB"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2008/5128/>



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-1-05-hw.060 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200511151848000    200511151848000
    200511151915000    200511151915000
    200511151925000    200511151925000
    200511151930001    200511151930006
    200511160010000    200511160010000
    200511160035000    200511160035000
    200511162100000    200511162100000
    200511162115000    200511162115000
    200511162130000    200511162130000
    200511162245000    200511162245000
    200511162330000    200511162330000
    200511162350000    200511162350000
    200511170024000    200511170024000
    200511170030000    200511170030000
    200511170040000    200511170040000
    200511171900001    200511171910000
    200511171920000    200511171920000
    200511171930001    200511171930002
    200511171950000    200511171950000
    200511172000000    200511172000000
    200511172045000    200511172045000
    200511172105000    200511172105000
    200511172150000    200511172150000
    200511172210000    200511172210000
    200511172245001    200511172245002
    200511172325000    200511172325000
    200511180006000    200511180006000
    200511181900000    200511181900000
    200511182045000    200511182045000
    200511190000000    200511190000000
    200511191800000    200511191800000
    200511191830000    200511191830000
    200511192000000    200511192000000
    200511192130000    200511192130000
    200511192200001    200511192200002
    200511192230000    200511192230000
    200511201910000    200511201915000
    200511201950001    200511201950002
    200511202000000    200511202000000
    200511202010000    200511202010000
    200511202050000    200511202050000
    200511210000000    200511210000000
    200511220015000    200511220015000
    200511220025000    200511220025000
    200511220050000    200511220050000
    200511220100000    200511220100000
    200511221000000    200511221000000
    200511221755000    200511221800000
    200511221845000    200511221845000
    200511221900000    200511221900000
    200511222000000    200511222000000
    200511222015000    200511222015000
    200511222200000    200511222200000
    200511222330000    200511222330000
    200511230030001    200511230030002
    200511230045000    200511230045000
    200511230100001    200511230100002
    200511230130001    200511230130002
    200511231815000    200511231815000
    200511231830001    200511231835000
    200511231900000    200511231900000
    200511231915000    200511231915000
    200511231930000    200511231935000
    200511232200001    200511232200002
    200511240200001    200511240200002
    200511240600001    200511240600002
    200511241000001    200511241000002
    200511241400000    200511241400000
    200511250000000    200511250000000
    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-1-05-HW data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w105hw/html/w-1-05-hw.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/w/w105hw/html/w-1-05-hw.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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