Tectonic Map of Solomon Islands Region

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG), Primary Investigator (Eric L. Geist)
Publication_Date: 20070406
Title: Tectonic Map of Solomon Islands Region
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/solomon07/>

Description:
Abstract:
Figure displays bathymetry location of April 2007 earthquake and other geographic boundaries.

Purpose:
These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.

Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20070406

Currentness_Reference: publication date

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 151.0000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 160.0000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -3.0000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -10.0000

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: General
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology
Theme_Keyword: Tsunami

Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificInformation

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: General
Place_Keyword: Solomon Islands
Place_Keyword: Solomon Sea

Access_Constraints:
Figure is available over the internet in the "Tsunamis & Earthquakes (USGS)" web site at: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/solomon07/>

Use_Constraints:
Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information.

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, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG)
Contact_Person: Eric L. Geist

Contact_Position: Geophysicist

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

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5457
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5411

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: egeist@usgs.gov

Browse_Graphic:
Browse_Graphic_File_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/solomon07/images/tectonic_small.gif>
Browse_Graphic_File_Description: Figure displays schematic fault traces.
Browse_Graphic_File_Type: GIF

Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator: U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Geology
Publication_Date: 2007
Title: InfoBank
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gazette/html/regions/sb.html>


Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
(an explanation of the fidelity of relationships in the data set and tests used.)
Completeness_Report:
(information about omissions, selection criteria, generalization, definitions used, and other rules used to derive the data set.)
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geophysical Data Center
Publication_Date: 2001
Title: 2-Minute Gridded Global Relief Data (ETOPO2)
Online_Linkage: <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/06mgg01.html>
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2001
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: ETOPO2
Source_Contribution:
The 2-Minute Gridded Global Relief Data provided the bathymetry information.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The relief data were plotted with GMT4.1.1. Additional annotations were added using Adobe Illustrator 10.0.3.
Process_Date: 2007

Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: U.S. Defense Mapping Agency
Publication_Date: 1990
Title: World Vector Shoreline
Online_Linkage: <http://www.csc.noaa.gov/shoreline/world_vec.html>
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1990
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: WVS
Source_Contribution:
The World Vector Shoreline provided the coastline information.
Process_Step:
Process_Description: The shoreline data were plotted with GMT4.1.1.
Process_Date: 2007

Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Peter Bird, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles
Publication_Date: 20030314
Title: An updated digital model of plate boundaries
Online_Linkage:
<http://element.ess.ucla.edu/publications/2003_PB2002/2001GC000252.pdf>
Type_of_Source_Media: paper
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2003
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: plates
Source_Contribution:
The paper provided the plate boundaries.
Process_Step:
Process_Description: The plate boundaries were added using Adobe Illustrator 10.0.3.
Process_Date: 2007


Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20070406

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: Eric L. Geist

Contact_Position: Geophysicist

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

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5457
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5411

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: egeist@usgs.gov

Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time

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