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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Data of field activity Z-1-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 06/26/2007 to 07/15/2007
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Pete Dartnell. Data (Submetrix, Chirp, subbottomprofiler, YoNav, underwatervideo) of field activity Z-1-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 06/26/2007 to 07/15/2007, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z107sc/html/z-1-07-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Submetrix
Chirp
subbottomprofiler
YoNav
underwatervideo
Notes -
Mob/Patch; June 26 - June 28: Kooker, Boyle, Finlayson, Dartnell
<BR>
Leg1 (sub-x and chirp); June 28 - July 8: Kooker, Boyle, Finlayson, mammal watcher, Dartnell
(thru 7/2), Conrad (7/3 - 7/8)
<BR>
Leg2 (video); July 9 - 14: Hatcher, Edwards, Phillips, Dartnell, McCrea
<BR>
Demob; July 15: Boyle (?), Hatcher, Dartnell
files on /imgarc2/Z-1-07-SC
Publications -
Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L.,
Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Greene, H.G., Krigsman, L.M., Endris, C.A.,
Clahan, K.B., Sliter, R.W., Wong, F.L., Yoklavich, M.M., and Normark, W.R.
(S.Y. Johnson, ed.), 2012, California State Waters Map Series--Hueneme Canyon
and vicinity, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map
3225, 41 p., 12 sheets, and GIS data. URL:
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>" target ="SI"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>
~
Lorenson, T.D, Hostettler, F.D., Rosenbauer, R.J., Peters, K.E., Kvenvolden,
K.A., Dougherty, J.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Wong, F.L., and Normark, W.R., 2009,
Natural offshore seepage and related tarball accumulation on the California
coastline; Santa Barbara Channel and the southern Santa Maria Basin; source
identification and inventory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1225
and MMS report 2009-030, 116 p. and spreadsheets. URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1225/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1225/>
<BR>
Dartnell, P., Lorenson, T., and Edwards, B., 2007, Offshore Mapping Captures
Tar Seeps in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, Sound Waves, September
2007, URL:
<A HREF ="
<http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/09/>" target = "sw"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/09/>

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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/>, 20131229, Data of field activity Z-1-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 06/26/2007 to 07/15/2007: 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: -120.31646
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -119.12616
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.46856
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.06501

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 26-Jun-2007
    Ending_Date: 15-Jul-2007
    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: Santa Barbara Channel
      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?

    Pete Dartnell (chief scientist); Jamie Conrad (co-chief scientist); Mike Boyle ( mechanical technician); Larry Kooker (electronics technician); David Finlayson (sea floor mapper); Brian Edwards (sea floor video interpretation); Eleyne Phillips (sea floor video interpretation); Merit McCrea (UC Santa Barbara biologist); Diane Minasian (mammal observer); Peter Triezenberg (mammal observer); Tom Reiss (onshore survey support)

  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: 07-Aug-2007 (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?

    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:
    Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Cochrane, G.R., Golden, N.E., Phillips, E.L., Ritchie, A.C., Kvitek, R.G., Greene, H.G., Krigsman, L.M., Endris, C.A., Clahan, K.B., Sliter, R.W., Wong, F.L., Yoklavich, M.M., and Normark, W.R. (S.Y. Johnson, ed.), 2012, California State Waters Map Series--Hueneme Canyon and vicinity, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3225, 41 p., 12 sheets, and GIS data. URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>" target ="SI"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/> ~ Lorenson, T.D, Hostettler, F.D., Rosenbauer, R.J., Peters, K.E., Kvenvolden, K.A., Dougherty, J.A., Gutmacher, C.E., Wong, F.L., and Normark, W.R., 2009, Natural offshore seepage and related tarball accumulation on the California coastline; Santa Barbara Channel and the southern Santa Maria Basin; source identification and inventory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1225 and MMS report 2009-030, 116 p. and spreadsheets. URL: <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1225/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1225/>
    Dartnell, P., Lorenson, T., and Edwards, B., 2007, Offshore Mapping Captures Tar Seeps in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, Sound Waves, September 2007, URL: <A HREF ="
    <http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/09/>" target = "sw"><http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/09/>



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 (z-1-07-sc.064 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200706271652070    200706271825390
    200706272002430    200706272045020
    200706272058340    200706272101390
    200706272114100    200706272143360
    200706272159000    200706272203530
    200706272209180    200706272211450
    200706272220340    200706272222390
    200706272300310    200706272303250
    200706280041210    200706280051410
    200706280058180    200706280105110
    200706281530080    200706281539360
    200706281547570    200706281803390
    200706281808470    200706281811570
    200706281839370    200706281956140
    200706282005140    200706282007160
    200706282013130    200706282150200
    200706282204540    200706290006290
    200706291421040    200706291605420
    200706291613000    200706292313540
    200706301415240    200706301428500
    200706301447250    200706301835010
    200706301842260    200706301847230
    200706301901540    200706302307290
    200707011438570    200707012324260
    200707021413420    200707021421170
    200707021428240    200707021659590
    200707022244450    200707022253040
    200707022259450    200707030043150
    200707031347270    200707032324180
    200707041413590    200707042302060
    200707051404380    200707051450020
    200707051621450    200707060002360
    200707061400190    200707061404190
    200707061414320    200707061841500
    200707061847070    200707062139220
    200707062152340    200707062353360
    200707070002450    200707070008150
    200707071351080    200707071519200
    200707071527070    200707071634050
    200707071640340    200707080034460
    200707092329090    200707092333210
    200707101312490    200707101802110
    200707101808320    200707102034560
    200707111317130    200707111319580
    200707111327040    200707111355270
    200707111407270    200707111442170
    200707111448160    200707111834030
    200707111859230    200707112040330
    200707112048410    200707112200170
    200707121432090    200707121449050
    200707121458300    200707121531410
    200707121543400    200707121613340
    200707121620550    200707130052170
    200707141337560    200707141342440
    200707141350400    200707141623280
    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 Z-1-07-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z107sc/html/z-1-07-sc.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: 3.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z107sc/html/z-1-07-sc.nav.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 29-Dec-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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