JAMSTEC multibeam surveys and submersible dives around the Hawaiian Islands: A collaborative Japan-USA exploration of Hawaii's deep seafloor
Entry ID: USGS_DS_2006_171

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Summary
Abstract: This database release, USGS Data Series 171, contains data collected during
four Japan-USA collaborative cruises that characterize the seafloor around the
Hawaiian Islands. The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
(JAMSTEC) sponsored cruises in 1998, 1999, 2001, and 2002, to build a greater
understanding of the deep marine geology around the Hawaiian Islands. During
these cruises, ... View entire text
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Description: Sonar Data for the JAMSTEC multibeam surveys and submersible dives around the
Hawaiian Islands: A collaborative Japan-USA exploration of Hawaii's deep
seafloor.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.25   S: 16.75   E: -153.0   W: -161.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Joel E. Robinson, Barry W. Eakins, Toshiya Kanamatsu, Jiro Naka, Eiichi Takahashi, Kenji Satake, John R. Smith, David A. Clague, and Hisayoshi Yokose
Dataset Title: JAMSTEC multibeam surveys and submersible dives around the Hawaiian Islands: A collaborative Japan-USA exploration of Hawaii's deep seafloor
Dataset Series Name: USGS Data Series
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/171/home.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These data not intended for navigational purposes. Please recognize the Japan
Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and the U.S.
Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information. USGS-authored or
produced data and information are in the public domain. Although these data
have been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Volcano Hazards Program, Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL F. DIGGLES
Phone: (650) 329-5404
Email: mdiggles at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Mail Stop 531
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: ArcInfo
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jrobins at usgs.gov
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Publications/References
Holcomb, R. T., and Robinson, J. E., 2004, Maps of the Hawaiian Islands
Exclusive Economic Zone interpreted from GLORIA Sidescan-Sonar imagery: U.S.
Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2824, 9 p., 1 plate, scales
1:2,000,000 and 1:4,000,000. (Map PDF and pamphlet PDF).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-11-17
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