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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data Collection data of field activity W-1-10-WO in Southwest Washington from 07/10/2010 to 07/12/2010
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Pacific Science Center. Chief Scientist: Guy Gelfenbaum. Data Collection data of field activity W-1-10-WO in Southwest Washington from 07/10/2010 to 07/12/2010, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w110wo/html/w-1-10-wo.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
rawdata files at /rawdata/2010/W-1-10-WO/bath
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-1-10-WO in Southwest Washington from 07/10/2010 to 07/12/2010: 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: -124.10341
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.07418
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.30735
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 46.26414

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w110wo/html/w-1-10-wo.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of W-1-10-WO

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

    Beginning_Date: 10-Jul-2010
    Ending_Date: 12-Jul-2010
    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
      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?

    Guy Gelfenbaum (Chief Scientist, USGS

  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: 18-Aug-2010 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data Unknown

    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?


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-1-10-wo.061_black)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007101933206    201007101945086
    201007101953268    201007102010543
    201007102022246    201007102102039
    201007102108073    201007102113323
    201007102121389    201007102133059
    201007102141192    201007102153072
    201007102159462    201007102220544
    201007102227443    201007102240443
    201007112054506    201007112151147
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_guns)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007101948223    201007102000203
    201007102009425    201007102026066
    201007102032435    201007102044265
    201007102050101    201007102122061
    201007102208421    201007102238445
    201007102244443    201007102256493
    201007102304377    201007102351257
    201007102357079    201007110000358
    201007112056215    201007112149336
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_roses)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007101935300    201007101948540
    201007102000203    201007102013403
    201007102026466    201007102041486
    201007102051549    201007102103509
    201007102110388    201007102122028
    201007102129146    201007102143123
    201007102151020    201007102212186
    201007102219537    201007102232197
    201007102240267    201007102252587
    201007102311588    201007102355017
    201007110001247    201007110003457
    201007111955579    201007112016539
    201007112058314    201007112152106
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_dunster)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007121406530    201007121412540
    201007121421220    201007121424460
    201007121434280    201007121437250
    201007121442460    201007121442460
    201007121448240    201007121450430
    201007121456210    201007121459350
    201007121508150    201007121531240
    201007121536500    201007121548410
    201007121555100    201007121601180
    201007121619090    201007121740070
    201007121746160    201007121829350
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_mansfield)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007110727190    201007110954560
    201007120735400    201007120930280
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_ranger)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007110741080    201007110840220
    201007110845350    201007111000290
    201007111358150    201007111400040
    201007111407390    201007111408220
    201007111415260    201007111438150
    201007111448590    201007111513400
    Navigation Data (w-1-10-wo.061_schwartz)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    201007111528360    201007111554390
    201007111623010    201007111623550
    201007111631330    201007111637310
    201007121653540    201007121702040
    201007121712150    201007121743380
    201007121755470    201007121804510
    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-1-10-WO data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w110wo/html/w-1-10-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: 0.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w110wo/html/w-1-10-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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