Shot navigation for North Carolina barrier island ground penetrating radar collected by East Carolina University in 2002 (ilgpr2002_shots.shp)

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: D.M. Mallinson
Publication_Date: 2013
Title:
Shot navigation for North Carolina barrier island ground penetrating radar collected by East Carolina University in 2002 (ilgpr2002_shots.shp)
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2011-1015
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/ofr20111015
Online_Linkage: Online_Linkage: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1015/data_catalog.html
Larger_Work_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: E.R. Thieler
Originator: D.S. Foster
Originator: D.M. Mallinson
Originator: E.A. Himmelstoss
Originator: J.E. McNinch
Originator: J.H. List
Originator: E.S. Hammar-Klose
Publication_Date: 2013
Title:
Quaternary Geophysical Framework of the Northeastern North Carolina Coastal System
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Open-File Report
Issue_Identification: 2011-1015
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online_Linkage: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1015/
Description:
Abstract:
The northeastern North Carolina coastal system, from False Cape, Virginia, to Cape Lookout, North Carolina, has been studied by a cooperative research program that mapped the Quaternary geologic framework of the estuaries, barrier islands, and inner continental shelf. This information provides a basis to understand the linkage between geologic framework, physical processes, and coastal evolution at time scales from storm events to millennia. The study area attracts significant tourism to its parks and beaches, contains a number of coastal communities, and supports a local fishing industry, all of which are impacted by coastal change. Knowledge derived from this research program can be used to mitigate hazards and facilitate effective management of this dynamic coastal system. This regional mapping project produced spatial datasets of high-resolution geophysical (bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and seismic reflection) and sedimentary (core and grab-sample) data. The high-resolution geophysical data were collected during numerous surveys within the back-barrier estuarine system, along the barrier island complex, in the nearshore, and along the inner continental shelf. Sediment cores were taken on the mainland and along the barrier islands, and both cores and grab samples were taken on the inner shelf. Data collection was a collaborative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and several other institutions including East Carolina University (ECU), the North Carolina Geological Survey, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS). The high-resolution geophysical data of the inner continental shelf were collected during six separate surveys conducted between 1999 and 2004 (four USGS surveys north of Cape Hatteras: 1999-045-FA, 2001-005-FA, 2002-012-FA, 2002-013-FA, and two USGS surveys south of Cape Hatteras: 2003-003-FA and 2004-003-FA) and cover more than 2600 square kilometers of the inner shelf. Single-beam bathymetry data were collected north of Cape Hatteras in 1999 using a Furuno fathometer. Swath bathymetry data were collected on all other inner shelf surveys using a SEA, Ltd. SwathPLUS 234-kHz bathymetric sonar. Chirp seismic data as well as sidescan-sonar data were collected with a Teledyne Benthos (Datasonics) SIS-1000 north of Cape Hatteras along with boomer seismic reflection data (cruises 1999-045-FA, 2001-005-FA, 2002-012-FA and 2002-013-FA). An Edgetech 512i was used to collect chirp seismic data south of Cape Hatteras (cruises 2003-003-FA and 2004-003-FA) along with a Klein 3000 sidescan-sonar system. Sediment samples were collected with a Van Veen grab sampler during four of the USGS surveys (1999-045-FA, 2001-005-FA, 2002-013-FA, and 2004-003-FA). Additional sediment core data along the inner shelf are provided from previously published studies. A cooperative study, between the North Carolina Geological Survey and the Minerals Management Service (MMS cores), collected vibracores along the inner continental shelf offshore of Nags Head, Kill Devils Hills and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1996. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected vibracores along the inner shelf offshore of Dare County in August 1995 (NDC cores) and July-August 1995 (SNL cores). These cores are curated by the North Carolina Geological Survey and were used as part of the ground validation process in this study. Nearshore geophysical and core data were collected by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The nearshore is defined here as the region between the 10-m isobath and the shoreline. High-resolution bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and chirp seismic data were collected between June 2002 and May 2004. Vibracore samples were collected in May and July 2005. Shallow subsurface geophysical data were acquired along the Outer Banks barrier islands using a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system. Data were collected by East Carolina University from 2002 to 2005. Rotasonic cores (OBX cores) from five drilling operations were collected from 2002 to 2006 by the North Carolina Geological Survey as part of the cooperative study with the USGS. These cores are distributed throughout the Outer Banks as well as the mainland. The USGS collected seismic data for the Quaternary section within the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system between 2001 and 2004 during six surveys (2001-013-FA, 2002-015-FA, 2003-005-FA, 2003-042-FA, 2004-005-FA, and 2004-006-FA). These surveys used Geopulse Boomer and Knudsen Engineering Limited (KEL) 320BR Chirp systems, except cruise 2003-042-FA, which used an Edgetech 424 Chirp and a boomer system. The study area includes Albemarle Sound and selected tributary estuaries such as the South, Pungo, Alligator, and Pasquotank Rivers; Pamlico Sound and trunk estuaries including the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers; and back-barrier sounds including Currituck, Croatan, Roanoke, Core, and Bogue.
Purpose:
This shot navigation data marks the location of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) data collection from 2002 along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina. GPR data provide the shallow (<15 m) subsurface stratigraphy which enable an understanding of past depositional and erosional processes and their relation to the origin and evolution of the coastal system. This shapefile identifies the trackshots associated with the GPR seismic data (ilgpr for island Ground Penetrating Radar). It can be used to relate the GPR images to other GIS data.
Supplemental_Information:
GPR data were collected using a GSSI SIR-2000 system with a 200 MHz antenna. GPS data were collected using a Trimble Pathfinder Basic+ GPS. GPS data were differentially corrected during post-processing.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20020729
Ending_Date: 20020808
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.705566
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.465558
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.766694
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.205930
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Metadata Identifier
Theme_Keyword: USGS:c2196de8-14d6-44ae-b8cd-fdbd49e38772
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: ground penetrating radar
Theme_Keyword: GPR
Theme_Keyword: shots
Theme_Keyword: navigation
Theme_Keyword: seismics
Theme_Keyword: U.S. Geological Survey
Theme_Keyword: USGS
Theme_Keyword: Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Theme_Keyword: CMGP
Theme_Keyword: Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Theme_Keyword: WHCMSC
Theme_Keyword: East Carolina University
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme_Keyword: location
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS Thesaurus
Theme_Keyword: navigational data
Theme_Keyword: ground penetrating radar
Theme_Keyword: geospatial datasets
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Place_Keyword: Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Place_Keyword: Rodanthe
Place_Keyword: Salvo
Place_Keyword: Avon
Place_Keyword: Buxton
Place_Keyword: North Carolina
Place_Keyword: NC
Place_Keyword: Outer Banks
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: North America
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Public domain data are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. The U.S. Geological Survey asks that Dr. David Mallinson from East Carolina University be referenced as the originator of this dataset in any future products or research.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: David Mallinson
Contact_Organization: East Carolina University
Contact_Position: Associate Professor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: East Carolina University
Address: Geology Department
Address: Graham Building
City: Greenville
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 27858
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-328-6360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 252-328-4391
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mallinsond@ecu.edu
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.1850
Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: All attributes were checked in a consistent manner.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
No additional checks for topological consistency were performed on this data.
Completeness_Report:
This shapefile represents the GPR shot navigation data where processed seismic JPEG images are available for the sections of barrier islands surveyed in 2002. Additional GPR data may have been collected, but processed seismic imagery was not provided to the U.S. Geological Survey as part of this publication.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
Navigation data were acquired using a Trimble GPS (collecting in WGS84 format), and differentially corrected positions were linked to the GPR data by waypoint and scan number.
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Shallow subsurface geophysical data were acquired using a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system (Geophysical Survey System Inc. Subsurface Interface Radar System-2000) with a 200 MHz antenna. Data were acquired in monostatic survey wheel mode at a rate of 10 scans/m, 1024 samples/scan, and a speed of 6-8 km/hr. Navigation data were acquired using a Trimble GPS (collecting in WGS84 format), and differentially corrected positions were linked to the GPR data by waypoint and scan number.
Process_Date: 2002
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: David Mallinson
Contact_Organization: East Carolina University
Contact_Position: Associate Professor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: East Carolina University
Address: Geology Department
Address: Graham Building
City: Greenville
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 27858
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-328-6360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 252-328-4391
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mallinsond@ecu.edu
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The differentially-corrected GPS data were post-processed using Pathfinder software and exported to a comma-separated value (.csv) text file.
Process_Date: 2002
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: David Mallinson
Contact_Organization: East Carolina University
Contact_Position: Associate Professor
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: East Carolina University
Address: Geology Department
Address: Graham Building
City: Greenville
State_or_Province: NC
Postal_Code: 27858
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 252-328-6360
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 252-328-4391
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mallinsond@ecu.edu
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
A point feature class was created from the x,y coordinates of the *.csv file within ArcCatalog by right-clicking on the table in the ArcCatalog tree, "Create Feature Class" > "From XY Table." The appropriate x-coordinate and y-coordinate fields are specified in the window dialog and the spatial reference information was defined (WGS84).
Process_Date: 2006
Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: Emily Himmelstoss
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2262
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ehimmelstoss@usgs.gov
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Edits to the metadata were made to fix any errors that MP v 2.9.32 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. Other minor edits were probably performed (title, publisher, publication place, etc.). The link to the data catalog was fixed. The distribution format name was modified in an attempt to be more consistent with other metadata files of the same data format. 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: 20160610
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:
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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: 224
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: D_WGS_1984
Ellipsoid_Name: WGS_1984
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257224
Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: ilgpr2002_shots
Entity_Type_Definition:
Barrier Island Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) trackline data from 2001
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: U.S. Geological Survey
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: Line
Attribute_Definition: Line segment identification number
Attribute_Definition_Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 337
Range_Domain_Maximum: 373
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shot
Attribute_Definition: Shot number for line segment
Attribute_Definition_Source: U.S. Geological Survey
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 14
Range_Domain_Maximum: 25000
Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: E. Robert Thieler
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Research Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-458-8700 x2350
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: rthieler@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: Shapefile
Format_Version_Number: Information unavailable from original metadata.
Format_Information_Content:
This WinZip (version 9.0) file contains a shapefile of all shot points from ground penetrating radar data collected on the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina in 2002 and the associated metadata.
File_Decompression_Technique: Use WinZip or pkUnzip
Transfer_Size: 0.03
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information: Access_Instructions: Data are downloadable via the World Wide Web (WWW).
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 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: Emily Himmelstoss
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Contact_Position: Geologist
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2262
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2310
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ehimmelstoss@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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