Point Shapefile of Piezometer Locations Collected August, 2005 in the Nauset Marsh Area of Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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Metadata:

Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: John F. Bratton
Publication_Date: 2008
Title:
Point Shapefile of Piezometer Locations Collected August, 2005 in the Nauset Marsh Area of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2006-1169
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Woods Hole, MA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Online_Linkage: https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20061169
Online_Linkage: Online_Linkage: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1169/htmldocs/catalog.htm
Larger_Work_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: VeeAnn A. Cross
Originator: John F. Bratton
Originator: John Crusius
Originator: John A. Colman
Originator: Timothy D. McCobb
Publication_Date: 2008
Title: Submarine Hydrogeological Data from Cape Cod National Seashore
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2006-1169
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online_Linkage: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1169/
Description:
Abstract:
In order to test hypotheses about groundwater flow under and into estuaries and the Atlantic Ocean, geophysical surveys, geophysical probing, submarine groundwater sampling, and sediment coring were conducted by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists at Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS) from 2004 through 2006. Coastal resource managers at CCNS and elsewhere are concerned about nutrients that are entering coastal waters via submarine groundwater discharge, which are contributing to eutrophication and harmful algal blooms. The research carried out as part of the study described here was designed, in part, to help refine assumptions required by earlier versions of models about the nature of submarine groundwater flow and discharge at CCNS. This study was conducted in four phases, with a variety of field techniques and equipment employed in each phase. Phase 1 consisted of continuous resistivity profiling (CRP) surveys of the entire study area conducted in 2004. Phase 2 consisted of CRP ground-truthing via resistivity probe measurements and submarine groundwater sampling from hydraulically-drive piezometers using a barge in the Salt Pond/Nauset Marsh area in 2005. Phase 3 consisted of supplemental detailed CRP surveys in the Salt Pond/Nauset Marsh area in 2006. Finally, Phase 4 consisted of sediment coring and porewater extraction in the Salt Pond/Nauset Marsh area later in 2006 to supplement the 2005 sampling.
Purpose:
This shapefile is used to provide the drilling locations within the Cape Cod National Seashore in 2005 where piezometers were placed to sample submarine groundwater. The related comma-delimited text file which contains the measurement data is piez_gwdata.csv. The common related attribute between the two files is "site".
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20050822
Ending_Date: 20050825
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -69.971643
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -69.962932
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.835998
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.830668
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Metadata Identifier
Theme_Keyword: USGS:1ad0f0ed-4f68-46b1-ac8c-e75bd505c02d
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: CMGP
Theme_Keyword: Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Theme_Keyword: ground-water
Theme_Keyword: marine resistivity
Theme_Keyword: OF 2006-1169
Theme_Keyword: Open-File Report
Theme_Keyword: point
Theme_Keyword: shapefile
Theme_Keyword: submarine ground-water
Theme_Keyword: U.S. Geological Survey
Theme_Keyword: USGS
Theme_Keyword: Woods Hole Science Center
Theme_Keyword: geochemistry
Theme_Keyword: WHSC field activity serial number 05035
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: environment
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificInformation
Theme_Keyword: inlandWaters
Theme_Keyword: location
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: navigational data
Theme_Keyword: drilling and coring
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Atlantic Ocean
Place_Keyword: Cape Cod
Place_Keyword: Massachusetts
Place_Keyword: North America
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: Salt Pond
Place_Keyword: Nauset Marsh
Place_Keyword: Cape Cod National Seashore
Access_Constraints: None.
Use_Constraints:
The U.S. Geological Survey must be referenced as the originator of the dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: John F. Bratton
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2254
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jbratton@usgs.gov
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.1.0.780
Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
No additional checks for topological consistency other than visual inspection were performed on the data.
Completeness_Report:
No piezometer data were collected on 8/23/2005. All sites where piezometer groundwater data were collected are included. This shapefile essentially contains the sample locations. At each site, multiple groundwater samples were acquired and analyzed. This shapefile has a one-to-many relationship with the stand-alone comma delimited text file piez_gwdata.csv which contains the actual groundwater quality measurements.
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The GPS location and various other information was recorded by the chief scientist in a log book for each drilling site.
Process_Date: 200508
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: John F. Bratton
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2254
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jbratton@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
This recorded information was reformatted and imported from a comma delimited text file and converted to a shapefile using ArcGIS 9.1. The original recorded positions were based on the NAD27 datum.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: piezometerlocations.txt
Process_Date: 2006
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: piezlocs_nad27.shp
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The shapefile was projected to the NAD83 datum using ArcGIS 9.1.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: piezlocs_nad27.shp
Process_Date: 2007
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: piezlocs_2005.shp
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The new latitude and longitude values, based on NAD83, were added to the shapefile using XTools Pro version 4.0 within ArcGIS 9.1
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: piezlocs_2005.shp
Process_Date: 2007
Source_Produced_Citation_Abbreviation: piezlocs_2005.shp
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Edits to the metadata were made to fix any errors that MP v 2.9.30 flagged. This is necessary to enable the metadata to be successfully harvested for various data catalogs. In some cases, this meant adding text "Information unavailable" or "Information unavailable from original metadata" for those required fields that were left blank. Needed to add link to data in the distribution section. Other minor edits were probably performed (title, publisher, publication place, etc.). The metadata date (but not the metadata creator) was edited to reflect the date of these changes. The metadata available from a harvester may supersede metadata bundled within a download file. Compare the metadata dates to determine which metadata file is most recent.
Process_Date: 20151110
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description: USGS Thesaurus keywords added to the keyword section.
Process_Date: 20180720
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description: Crossref DOI link was added as the first link in the metadata.
Process_Date: 20191118
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Added keywords section with USGS persistent identifier as theme keyword.
Process_Date: 20200908
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@usgs.gov
Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 5
Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222
Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: piezlocs_2005
Entity_Type_Definition: Information unavailable from original metadata.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: Information unavailable from original metadata.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Site
Attribute_Definition:
Name assigned to the piezometer location - attempting to reoccupy the Geoprobe locations by the same site name.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Chief scientist.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Information unavailable from original metadata.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: latitude
Attribute_Definition: Latitude position of the data point referenced to NAD27.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Recorded value as acquired by a GPS.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 41.83056
Range_Domain_Maximum: 41.83589
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: longitude
Attribute_Definition: Longitude position of the data point referenced to NAD27.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Recorded value as acquired by a GPS.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -69.97218
Range_Domain_Maximum: -69.96347
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: error
Attribute_Definition: Approximate navigational location error in meters.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Field scientist.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: numbers in character field.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: comment
Attribute_Definition: Brief description of data collected.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Field scientist.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: character set
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: coldate
Attribute_Definition: Date of data collection.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Field scientist.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: date character set
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: long_nad83
Attribute_Definition: Longitude position of the data point referenced to NAD83.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Calculated value.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: -69.971643
Range_Domain_Maximum: -69.962932
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: lat_nad83
Attribute_Definition: Latitude position of the data point referenced to NAD83.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Calculated value.
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 41.830668
Range_Domain_Maximum: 41.835998
Attribute_Units_of_Measure: decimal degrees
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
A hydraulic vibratory drilling rig mounted on an all-terrain vehicle and secured to a barge was used to advance piezometers for submarine ground-wtaer sampling. These piezometers consisted of 2.5 cm diameter steel pipe in 3.4 m lengths that were joined by hydraulically crimped couplings. Water samples were taken general every 305 cm with water quality measurements of temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, and oxidation-reduction potential made using a YSI 650 Multi-Parameter data sonde. In addition, filtered samples were collected for nutrient measurements. These measurements are stored in the related comma-delimited text file piez_gwdata.csv.
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: U.S. Geological Survey
Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: John F. Bratton
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2254
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: jbratton@usgs.gov
Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Distribution_Liability:
Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, nor the USGS, nor any of their employees, contractors, or subcontractors, make any warranty, express or implied, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor represent that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in the use of these data or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: SHP
Format_Information_Content: Zip file contains data and metadata.
File_Decompression_Technique: WinZip
Transfer_Size: 0.02
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Fees: None.
Technical_Prerequisites:
These data are available in Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) shapefile format. The user must have ArcGIS or ArcView 3.0 or greater software to read and process the data file. In lieu of ArcView or ArcGIS, the user may utilize another GIS application package capable of importing the data. A free data viewer, ArcExplorer, capable of displaying the data is available from ESRI at www.esri.com.
Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20200908
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: VeeAnn A. Cross
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Marine Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (508) 548-8700 x2251
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (508) 457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vatnipp@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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