t198gb.m77t and t198gb.h77t: MGD77T data and header files for single-beam bathymetry data for field activity T-1-98-GB in Glacier Bay, Alaska from 08/21/1998 to 09/01/1998

Online link https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/catalog/spcmsc/DS757_t198gb.faq.html
Description Single-beam bathymetry data along with DGPS navigation data was collected as part of the U.S. Geological Survey cruise T-1-98-GB. The cruise was conducted in Glacier Bay, Alaska from August 21 to September 1, 1998. The chief scientists were Paul Carlson, Guy Cochrane, and Philip Hooge all from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology office in Menlo Park, CA. The overall purpose of this study was to add the geophysical surveying done in this and previous studies with existing population and sonic-tracking data sets as well as future sediment sampling, scuba, submersible, and bottom video camera observations to better understand Dungeness crab and Pacific halibut habitat relationships. The geophysical source was a 3.5 kilohertz (kHz) system. These data are reformatted from space-delimited ASCII text files located in the Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) InfoBank field activity catalog at http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/t/t198gb/html/t-1-98-gb.meta.html into MGD77T format provided by the NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center(NGDC). The MGD77T format includes a header (documentation) file (.h77t) and a data file (.m77t). More information regarding this format can be found in the publication listed in the Cross_reference section of this metadata file. [More]
Originators U.S. Geological Survey; Coastal and Marine Geology Program; Schreppel, Heather A.; Degnan, Carolyn H.; Metzger, Dan R.; and Dadisman, Shawn V.
Field activities T198GB

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