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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-10-70-NC in Monterey Fan Valley from 09/16/1970 to 09/24/1970
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Eli Silver. Geophysical data (airgun) of field activity W-10-70-NC in Monterey Fan Valley from 09/16/1970 to 09/24/1970, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1070nc/html/w-10-70-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
airgun
Publications -
Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel
and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223.
available on line at:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target
="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>
<HR>
Lonsdale, P.F., Normark, W.R., Newman, W.A., and Allison, E.C., 1970, Submarine erosion
on the crest of Horizon Guyot: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 2,
no. 7, p. 610.<BR>
<HR>
Lonsdale, Peter, Normark, William R., and Newman, W.A., 1972, Sedimentation and Erosion
on Horizon Guyot: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 83, no. 2, p. 289-315. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., 1971, Mini-topography of deep-sea fans; geometric considerations for
facies interpretations in turbidites, in Geologic guide book--Newport Lagoon to San Clemente,
Orange County, California: Tulsa, OK, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists,
Pacific Section.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., 1972, Submarine canyons and fan-valleys; factors affecting growth
processes of deep-sea fans (abst.), in A conference on modern and ancient geosynclinal
sedimentation: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin National Science Foundation.<BR>
<HR>
Lonsdale, Peter, Normark, William R., and Newman, W.A., 1972, Sedimentation and Erosion on
Horizon Guyot: San Diego, CA, University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Contributions, v. 42, pt. 2, no. 83, p. 1128-1154.<BR>
<HR>
Wilde, P., Normark, W.R., and Chase, T.E., 1974, Petroleum potential on continental rise off
central California, in Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference: American
Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 58, no. 7, p. 1461-1462. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., 1974, Submarine canyons and fan valleys; factors affecting growth patterns
of deep-sea fans, in Modern and Ancient Geosynclinal Sedimentation; Submarine canyon and fan
deposits: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication, v. 19,
p. 56-68. <BR>
<HR>
Nelson, C.H., Normark, W.R., Bouma, A.H., and Carlson, P.R., 1976, Thin-bedded turbidites
in modern submarine canyons and fans: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin,
v. 60, no. 4, American Association of Petroleum Geologists-Society For Sedimentary
Geology annual meeting, p. 702-703.<BR>
<HR>
Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1976, Holocene sedimentation history of the major fan
valleys of Monterey Fan: Marine Geology, v. 22, no. 4, p. 233-251. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, P., Spencer, J.E., 1977, Active and relict
channel systems, and the growth pattern on Monterey submarine fan, California: Geological
Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 7, p. 1116-1117.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1978, Sedimentological features and growth of the Monterey
deep-sea fan off central California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 151. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., and Spiess, F.N., 1978, Mapping of small scale (outcrop-size)
sedimentological features on modern submarine fans: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings,
no. 10, v. 1, p. 593-598.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1979, Sediment transport processes on the Monterey Deep-Sea Fan: U.S.
Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 150.<BR>
<HR>
Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1980, Quaternary styles of California submarine fans: American
Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 3, p. 443-444.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, 1984, Monterey Fan;
growth pattern control by basin morphology and changing sea levels: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 3,
no. 2-4, p. 93-99.<BR>
<HR>
Wilde, Pat, Normark, William R., Chase, Thomas E., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1985,
Potential petroleum reservoirs on deep-sea fans off Central California, in Bouma, Arnold H.,
Normark, William R., and Barnes, Neal E., eds., Submarine fans and related turbidite systems:
New York, NY, Springer-Verlag.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1989, Major submarine fans of the California
continental rise, Winterer, E.L., and Hussong, Donald M., and Decker, Robert W., eds., The eastern
Pacific Ocean and Hawaii: Denver, CO, Geological Society of America.<BR>

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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 W-10-70-NC in Monterey Fan Valley from 09/16/1970 to 09/24/1970: 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: -123.71167
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.71333
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.41167
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.00500

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 16-Sep-1970
    Ending_Date: 24-Sep-1970
    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: Monterey Fan Valley
      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?

    Eli Silver (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)

  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: 11-Jul-2000 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps
    temporal-spatial data
    data acquisition systems
    
           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:
    Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223. available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target ="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf> Lonsdale, P.F., Normark, W.R., Newman, W.A., and Allison, E.C., 1970, Submarine erosion on the crest of Horizon Guyot: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 2, no. 7, p. 610. Lonsdale, Peter, Normark, William R., and Newman, W.A., 1972, Sedimentation and Erosion on Horizon Guyot: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 83, no. 2, p. 289-315. Normark, William R., 1971, Mini-topography of deep-sea fans; geometric considerations for facies interpretations in turbidites, in Geologic guide book--Newport Lagoon to San Clemente, Orange County, California: Tulsa, OK, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Pacific Section. Normark, William R., 1972, Submarine canyons and fan-valleys; factors affecting growth processes of deep-sea fans (abst.), in A conference on modern and ancient geosynclinal sedimentation: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin National Science Foundation. Lonsdale, Peter, Normark, William R., and Newman, W.A., 1972, Sedimentation and Erosion on Horizon Guyot: San Diego, CA, University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Contributions, v. 42, pt. 2, no. 83, p. 1128-1154. Wilde, P., Normark, W.R., and Chase, T.E., 1974, Petroleum potential on continental rise off central California, in Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 58, no. 7, p. 1461-1462. Normark, William R., 1974, Submarine canyons and fan valleys; factors affecting growth patterns of deep-sea fans, in Modern and Ancient Geosynclinal Sedimentation; Submarine canyon and fan deposits: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication, v. 19, p. 56-68. Nelson, C.H., Normark, W.R., Bouma, A.H., and Carlson, P.R., 1976, Thin-bedded turbidites in modern submarine canyons and fans: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 60, no. 4, American Association of Petroleum Geologists-Society For Sedimentary Geology annual meeting, p. 702-703. Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1976, Holocene sedimentation history of the major fan valleys of Monterey Fan: Marine Geology, v. 22, no. 4, p. 233-251. Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, P., Spencer, J.E., 1977, Active and relict channel systems, and the growth pattern on Monterey submarine fan, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 7, p. 1116-1117. Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1978, Sedimentological features and growth of the Monterey deep-sea fan off central California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 151. Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., and Spiess, F.N., 1978, Mapping of small scale (outcrop-size) sedimentological features on modern submarine fans: Offshore Technology Conference Proceedings, no. 10, v. 1, p. 593-598. Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1979, Sediment transport processes on the Monterey Deep-Sea Fan: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 150. Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1980, Quaternary styles of California submarine fans: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 3, p. 443-444. Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, 1984, Monterey Fan; growth pattern control by basin morphology and changing sea levels: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 3, no. 2-4, p. 93-99. Wilde, Pat, Normark, William R., Chase, Thomas E., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1985, Potential petroleum reservoirs on deep-sea fans off Central California, in Bouma, Arnold H., Normark, William R., and Barnes, Neal E., eds., Submarine fans and related turbidite systems: New York, NY, Springer-Verlag. Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1989, Major submarine fans of the California continental rise, Winterer, E.L., and Hussong, Donald M., and Decker, Robert W., eds., The eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii: Denver, CO, Geological Society of America.



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-10-70-nc.011 [DRS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197009182302000    197009200620000
    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-10-70-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1070nc/html/w-10-70-nc.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/w1070nc/html/w-10-70-nc.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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