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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Seismic data of field activity Z-3-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 09/12/2007 to 09/27/2007
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Seismic data (Chirp, minisparker) of field activity Z-3-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 09/12/2007 to 09/27/2007, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z307sc/html/z-3-07-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
Chirp
minisparker
Publications -
Wong, F.L., Phillips, E.L., Johnson, S.Y., and Sliter, R.W., 2012, Modeling of
depth to base of Last Glacial Maximum and seafloor sediment thickness for the
California State Waters Map Series, eastern Santa Barbara Channel, California:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1161, 16 p. and database; URL;
<A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1161/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1161/>


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,
<A HREF ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>" target ="SIM"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>


Draut, A.E., Hart, P.E., Lorenson, T.D., Ryan, H.F., Wong, F.L.,
Sliter, R.W., and Conrad, J.E., 2009, Late Pleistocene to Holocene
sedimentation and hydrocarbon seeps on the continental shelf of a steep,
tectonically active margin, southern California, USA: Marine Geophysical
Researches, v. 30, n. 3, p. 193-206. doi:10.1007/s11001-009-9076-y


Sliter, Ray W., Triezenberg, Peter J., Hart, Patrick E., Draut, Amy E.,
Normark, William R., and Conrad, James E., 2008, High-resolution chirp and
mini-sparker seismic-reflection data from the southern California continental
shelf; Gaviota to Mugu Canyon: USGS Open-File Report 2008-1246,
URL:
<a href ="
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1246>" target = "OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1246> </a>

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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, Seismic data of field activity Z-3-07-SC in Santa Barbara Channel from 09/12/2007 to 09/27/2007: 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: -120.01152
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -119.05539
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.44022
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.01825

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 12-Sep-2007
    Ending_Date: 27-Sep-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>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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?

  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: 02-Oct-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:
    Wong, F.L., Phillips, E.L., Johnson, S.Y., and Sliter, R.W., 2012, Modeling of depth to base of Last Glacial Maximum and seafloor sediment thickness for the California State Waters Map Series, eastern Santa Barbara Channel, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1161, 16 p. and database; URL; <A HREF ="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1161/>" target ="OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1161/>
    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, <A HREF ="
    <http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>" target ="SIM"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3225/>
    Draut, A.E., Hart, P.E., Lorenson, T.D., Ryan, H.F., Wong, F.L., Sliter, R.W., and Conrad, J.E., 2009, Late Pleistocene to Holocene sedimentation and hydrocarbon seeps on the continental shelf of a steep, tectonically active margin, southern California, USA: Marine Geophysical Researches, v. 30, n. 3, p. 193-206. doi:10.1007/s11001-009-9076-y
    Sliter, Ray W., Triezenberg, Peter J., Hart, Patrick E., Draut, Amy E., Normark, William R., and Conrad, James E., 2008, High-resolution chirp and mini-sparker seismic-reflection data from the southern California continental shelf; Gaviota to Mugu Canyon: USGS Open-File Report 2008-1246, URL: <a href ="
    <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1246>" target = "OF"><http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1246> </a>



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-3-07-sc.063 [GPS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200709121725590    200709121725590
    200709122217350    200709122217350
    200709131423390    200709140044520
    200709140051470    200709140107020
    200709141357520    200709141400210
    200709141407490    200709142358200
    200709151352260    200709152347590
    200709161406140    200709162304430
    200709171345300    200709180003370
    200709181343220    200709182210350
    200709191534530    200709200025250
    200709201349450    200709210038390
    200709211340060    200709212347080
    200709221414260    200709222351270
    200709231354480    200709232320340
    200709241402550    200709250028410
    200709251349530    200709252308480
    200709261414450    200709262102120
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (z-3-07-sc.410_chirp)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200709151647430    200709242104500
    Seismic Shots Data (z-3-07-sc.410_sparker)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    200709131611310    200709262056520
    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-3-07-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z307sc/html/z-3-07-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: 4.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z307sc/html/z-3-07-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 9.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/z/z307sc/html/z-3-07-sc.seis.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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