Station, sample, video, and photo loctions in the New York Bight

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/01-470/nyshp.faq.html
Description This data set shows the locations of stations, samples, photographs and videos collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in the New York Bight on four research cruises carried out between 1996 and 2000.
Originators U.S. Geological Survey; Butman, Bradford; Gutierrez, Benjamin T.; ten Brink, Marilyn Buchholtz; Schwab, William C.; Blackwood, Dann S.; Mecray, Ellen L.; and Middleton, Tammie J.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-470

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alphstat.shp, endvstat.shp, ocnsstat.shp, seaxstat.shp, ny_stats.shp

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Label Definition
STATION Station identification label
LONGITUDE x location of station
LATITUDE y location of station
CRUISE cruise number to identify on what cruise station was occupied
DEPTH (METERS) water depth at station location
UTC UTC is Universal Time Code that records Julian Day and Time adjusted to Greenwich Mean Time.
YEAR The year in which station was occupied
PHOTOGRAPH Informs whether or not pictures were taken at this station
VIDEO TAKEN Informs whether or not video was taken at this station
SAMPLE TAKEN Informs whether or not a sediment sample was taken at this station
FILE PATH The file path used by the hotlink to locate the index.htm file for that station.

alphseds.shp, endvseds.shp, ocnsseds.shp, seaxseds.shp, ny_seds.shp

shapefiles

Label Definition
STATION Station identification label
LONGITUDE x location of station
LATITUDE y location of station
CRUISE cruise number to identify on what cruise station was occupied
DEPTH (METERS) water depth at station location
JD_TIME UTC is Universal Time Code that records Julian Day and Time adjusted to Greenwich Mean Time.
YEAR The year in which station was occupied
MASS (GRAMS) Total weight of sediment sample in grams
PERCENT SAND Percent of sample consisting of sand
PERCENT GRAVEL Percent of sample consisting of gravel
PERCENT SILT Percent of sample consisting of silt
PERCENT CLAY Percentage of sample consisting of clay
CLASS Classification of grain size measurements
MEDIAN Median grain size of sample
MEAN mean grain size of sample
STANDARD DEVIATION Standard deviation of grain size from a sample mean, this is a measure of sorting.
SKEW Skewness is a measure of assymetry within a sediment sample.
KURTOSIS Kurtosis is a measure of peakedness in a curve representing a sediment sample.

alphpics.shp, endvpics.shp, ocnspics.shp, seaxpics.shp, ny_pics.shp

shapefiles

Label Definition
STATION Station identification label
CRUISE cruise number to identify on what cruise station was occupied
LONGITUDE x location of station
LATITUDE y location of station
DEPTH (METERS) water depth at station location
JD_TIME UTC is Universal Time Code that records Julian Day and Time adjusted to Greenwich Mean Time.

alphvid.shp, endvvid.shp, ocnsvid.shp, seaxvid.shp, ny_vid.shp, alvidst.shp, envidst.shp, ocvidst.shp, nyvstart.shp

shapefiles

Label Definition
STATION Station identification label
LONGITUDE x location of station
LATITUDE y location of station
CRUISE cruise number to identify on what cruise station was occupied
YEAR The year in which station was occupied
MONTH The month in which video was taken
DAY The day on which video was taken
HOUR The hour in which station was occupied
MINUTE The minute in which video position was taken
SECOND The second in which video position was taken

movlendv.shp, movsendv.shp, movlocns.shp, movsocns.shp, movlocl.shp, movlocs.shp

shapefiles

Label Definition
LATITUDE y location of station
LONGITUDE x location of station
FILE PATH The file path used by the hotlink to locate the index.htm file for that station.

nymoors.shp

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Label Definition
SITE__ Labels assigned to mooring sites.
MOORING_TY Type of mooring used
MOORING_ used to identify the type of instrumentation used.
SITE_NAME name of research location
DEC__LATIT lattitude in decimal degrees
DEC__LONGT longitude in decimal degrees
LATITUDE latitude in degrees and decimal minutes
LONGITUDE longitude in degrees and decimal minutes
DATE_IN date instrument was placed in water
DATE_OUT date instrumentation was taken out of water
WATER_DEPT depth of water in which mooring was placed
INST_DEPTH depth of instumentation placed on mooring