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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131030
Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-2-95-NC in Northern California from 09/01/1995 to 09/15/1995
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/w-2-95-nc.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w295nc/html/w-2-95-nc.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Mike Field. Geophysical data (Huntec, sidescansonar, mudseis, SIS1000, YoNav) of field activity W-2-95-NC in Northern California from 09/01/1995 to 09/15/1995, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w295nc/html/w-2-95-nc.meta.html>.
Purpose:
These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Huntec high resolution single channel (0.5-3.5kHz)
sidescansonar
mudseis
SIS1000 ISIS SIS-1000
YoNav
Notes -
Associated cruises:
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w295nc/html/w-2-95-nc.meta.html>">W-2-95-NC</A>
&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w196nc/html/w-1-96-nc.meta.html>">W-1-96-NC</A>
<HR>For raw and intermediate data sets, contact
<a href="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/staff2html/staff/Rani_Nandiwada.html>">Rani Nandiwada</a>
Publications -
Borgeld, J. C., Hughes-Clarke, J. E., Goff, J. A., Mayer, L. A., and Curtis,
J. A, 1999, Acoustic backscatter of the 1995 flood deposit on the Eel shelf,
in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine
Geology, v. 154, p. 197-210. Retrieved from
<http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00253227>


Cacchione, D., Wiberg, P., Lynch, J., Irish, J., and Traykovski, P, 1999,
Estimates of suspended-sediment flux and bedform activity on the inner portion
of the Eel continental shelf, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of
Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 83-97.


Drake, D. E, 1999, Temporal and spatial variability of the sediment grain-size
distribution on the Eel shelf; the flood layer of 1995, in Nittrouer, C.A.,
ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154,
p. 169-182.


Field, M. E., Gardner, J. V., and Prior, D. B, 1999, Geometry and significance
of stacked gullies on the northern California slope, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed.,
The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 271-286.


Gardner, J. V., Prior, D. B., and Field, M. E, 1999, Humboldt slide; a large
shear-dominated retrogressive slope failure, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The
Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 323-338.


Goff, J. A., Orange, D. L., Mayer, L. A., and Hughes-Clarke, J. E, 1999,
Detailed investigation of continental shelf morphology using a high-resolution
swath sonar survey; the Eel margin, northern California, in Nittrouer, C.A.,
ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p.
255-269. Retrieved from <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00253227>


Lee, H., Locat, J., Dartnell, P., Israel, K., and Wong, F. L, 1999, Regional
variability of slope stability; application to the Eel margin, California, in
Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine
Geology, v. 154, p. 305-321.


Nittrouer, Charles A., editor, 1999, The Formation of Continental-Margin
Strata: Marine Geology v. 154, p. 1-420, <http://www.sciencedirect.com/>.
[book volume]


Mayer, Larry, Fonseca, Luciano, Pacheco, Miguel, Galway, Sean, Vicente Martinez,
Jose, Hou, Tianhang, Orange, Dan, Gulick, Sean, Yun, Janet, Gardner, James V.,
Dartnell, Pete, Lee, Homa, and Cutter, Randy, 200?, The STRATAFORM GIS:
University of New Brunswick, Office of Naval Research.

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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19950901
Ending_Date: 19950915

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -125.08788
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.04286
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.62695
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.52999

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Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
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Theme:
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
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Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geophysics
Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: CA
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern California
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Pacific Northwest EEZ
Place_Keyword: USA


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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.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
Mike Field (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Jim Gardner (Co-chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Boyle (Electrical Technician, USGS Western Region); Larry Kooker (Electrical Technician, USGS Western Region); John Gann (Electrical Technician, USGS Western Region); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Pete Galanis (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Stuart Sides (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Jeff Anderson (Watchstander); Dan Orange (Watchstander)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Other_Citation_Details:
Borgeld, J. C., Hughes-Clarke, J. E., Goff, J. A., Mayer, L. A., and Curtis, J. A, 1999, Acoustic backscatter of the 1995 flood deposit on the Eel shelf, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 197-210. Retrieved from <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00253227>
Cacchione, D., Wiberg, P., Lynch, J., Irish, J., and Traykovski, P, 1999, Estimates of suspended-sediment flux and bedform activity on the inner portion of the Eel continental shelf, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 83-97.
Drake, D. E, 1999, Temporal and spatial variability of the sediment grain-size distribution on the Eel shelf; the flood layer of 1995, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 169-182.
Field, M. E., Gardner, J. V., and Prior, D. B, 1999, Geometry and significance of stacked gullies on the northern California slope, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 271-286.
Gardner, J. V., Prior, D. B., and Field, M. E, 1999, Humboldt slide; a large shear-dominated retrogressive slope failure, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 323-338.
Goff, J. A., Orange, D. L., Mayer, L. A., and Hughes-Clarke, J. E, 1999, Detailed investigation of continental shelf morphology using a high-resolution swath sonar survey; the Eel margin, northern California, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 255-269. Retrieved from <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00253227>
Lee, H., Locat, J., Dartnell, P., Israel, K., and Wong, F. L, 1999, Regional variability of slope stability; application to the Eel margin, California, in Nittrouer, C.A., ed., The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology, v. 154, p. 305-321.
Nittrouer, Charles A., editor, 1999, The Formation of Continental-Margin Strata: Marine Geology v. 154, p. 1-420, <http://www.sciencedirect.com/>. [book volume]
Mayer, Larry, Fonseca, Luciano, Pacheco, Miguel, Galway, Sean, Vicente Martinez, Jose, Hou, Tianhang, Orange, Dan, Gulick, Sean, Yun, Janet, Gardner, James V., Dartnell, Pete, Lee, Homa, and Cutter, Randy, 200?, The STRATAFORM GIS: University of New Brunswick, Office of Naval Research.



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Attribute_Accuracy:
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Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

Completeness_Report:
Start and end date/times of data
Navigation Data (w-2-95-nc.064 [GPS])
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199509140918383    199509160703020
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Seismic Shots Data (w-2-95-nc.410_064)
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199509090151000    199509090250590
199509090350000    199509090450580
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199509101840010    199509102020590
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Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Lineage:

Process_Step:
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Navigation Data
Converted to time format with year at start.

10/11/95 CLINT MOG$DUB1:[ARCHIVE.W.W295NC.NAV]W295NC.063;1
MOG$DUB0:[PROGRAMS.DSMPL]DESAMTIME.EXE;1
Global positioning system (GPS) data

Process_Date: 19981110

Process_Contact:
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Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



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Overview_Description:
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Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data W-2-95-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w295nc/html/w-2-95-nc.meta.html>

Distribution_Liability:
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.
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Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131030

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

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