Archive of Chirp Subbottom Data Collected During USGS Cruise ATSV 99044 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29 October - 12 November, 1999

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Jenna Hill; William Schwab; Shawn Dadisman; William Danforth; Jane Denny; Thomas O'Brien; Kenneth Parolski
Publication_Date: 1999
Title: Archive of Chirp Subbottom Data Collected During USGS Cruise ATSV 99044 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29 October - 12 November, 1999
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form:
Series_Information:
Series_Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: OFR 00-40
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Woods Hole, MA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
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Description:
Abstract:
In November 1999, the U. S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Coastal Carolina University, began a program to produce geologic maps of the nearshore regime off northern South Carolina, utilizing high resolution sidescan sonar, interferometric (direct phase methods) swath bathymetry, and seismic subbottom profiling systems. The study areas extends from the ~7m isobath to about 10km offshore (water depths <12m). The goals of the investigation are to determine regional scale sand resource availability needed for planned beach nourishment programs, to investigate the roles that the inner shelf morphology and geologic framework play in the evolution of this coastal region, and to provide baseline geologic maps for use in proposed biologic habitat studies. This CD-ROM contains digital high resolution seismic reflection data collected during the USGS ATSV 99044 cruise. The coverage is the nearshore of the northern South Carolina. The seismic-reflection data are stored as SEG-Y standard format that can be read and manipulated by most seismic-processing software. Much of the information specific to the data are contained in the headers of the SEG-Y format files. The file system format is ISO 9660 which can be read with DOS, Unix, and MAC operating systems with the appropriate CD-ROM driver software installed.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Hill, Jenna, Schwab, William, Dadisman, Shawn, Danforth, William, Denny, Jane, O'Brien, Thomas, and Parolski, Kenneth, 1999, Archive of Chirp Subbottom Data Collected During USGS Cruise ATSV 99044 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29 October - 12 November, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-040, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19991029
Ending_Date: 19991112
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -79.1
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -78.6
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.8
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.4
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SEDIMENT TRANSPORT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > SEDIMENTATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS > SEDIMENTARY TEXTURES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS > SEDIMENT TRANSPORT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS > SEDIMENTATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > TECTONICS > EARTHQUAKES > SEISMIC PROFILE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS > SEDIMENTARY STRUCTURES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > BATHYMETRY
Theme_Keyword: SHIPS
Theme_Keyword: SIDE-SCAN SONAR
Theme_Keyword: SONAR > SOUND NAVIGATION AND RANGING
Theme_Keyword: Seismic Reflection
Theme_Keyword: Seg-y
Theme_Keyword: Chirp
Theme_Keyword: Iso 9660 Cd-rom
Theme_Keyword: ELEVATION
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > SOUTH CAROLINA
Access_Constraints: The U.S. Geological Survey must be referenced as the originator of this dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.
Use_Constraints:
none
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: WILLIAM C. SCHWAB
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: USGS Woods Hole Field Center
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-457-2299
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bschwab@usgs.gov
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Not Available
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 5 m
Longitude_Resolution: 5 m
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Altitude_System_Definition:
Altitude_Datum_Name: Not Available
Altitude_Resolution: 1 m
Altitude_Distance_Units: Not Available
Altitude_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: Not Available
Depth_Resolution: 1 m
Depth_Distance_Units: Not Available
Depth_Encoding_Method: Implicit coordinate
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOI/USGS/CMG/WHSC > Woods Hole Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Contact_Person: NANCY SODERBERG
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: U.S. Geological Survey
Address: Data Library
Address: Quissett Campus
Address: Woods Hole Field Center
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: nsoderberg@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: U.S. Geological Suvey Internal DVD-ROM Data Archive
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/00-...
Access_Instructions:
Complete FGDC Metadata Record for OFR 00-396
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20010101
Metadata_Review_Date: 20030424
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: DAVE FOSTER
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: U.S. Geological Survey
Address: Woods Hole Field Center
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
Address: Quissett Campus
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 457-2271
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: dfoster@usgs.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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