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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131029
Title:
Geophysical data of field activity A-1-68-NP in Northern Pacific from 04/02/1968 to 04/26/1968
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/a-1-68-np.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Chief Scientists: W. Riedel, T. Walsh. Geophysical data (integratednavigation, 12khz, magnetics, airgunarcer) of field activity A-1-68-NP in Northern Pacific from 04/02/1968 to 04/26/1968, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.meta.html>.
Purpose:
These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
integratednavigation gyro speed
12khz Gifft recorder bathymetry
magnetics Varian MFD Proton Precision magnetometer
airgunarcer 50 kj arcer Rayflex slowdrum recorder
Notes -
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
If known, available are Activity-specific navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry, seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and equipment information; as well as summary overviews, crew lists, and information about analog materials.
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Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information Bank's digital data, analog data, and metadata is provided through... <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
This page accomodates a variety of search approaches (e.g., by platform, by region, by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19680402
Ending_Date: 19680426

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -158.00000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.00000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.00000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 9.00000

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Theme_Keyword: geoscientificinformation
Theme_Keyword: oceans
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: Global Change Master Directory (GCMD)
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geology
Theme_Keyword: Marine Geophysics
Theme_Keyword: Marine Magnetic Field
Theme_Keyword: Magnetic Anomalies
Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Central Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean


Access_Constraints:
Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.
If available, access to physical samples is described in the "WR CMG Sample Distribution Policy" at: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/main/sample-dist-policy.html>
Use_Constraints:
Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information.
Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.
Some USGS information accessed through this means may be preliminary in nature and presented without the approval of the Director of the USGS. This information is provided with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user.
This information is not intended for navigational purposes.
Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
W. Riedel (Chief Scientist); T. Walsh (Chief Scientist)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>




Data_Quality_Information:

Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report: Identified as best available version.

Logical_Consistency_Report: Unspecified

Completeness_Report:
Start and end date/times of data
Navigation Data (a-1-68-np.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
196804030050000    196804110812000
196804111110000    196804120900000
196804121512000    196804130630000
196804131430000    196804140700000
196804141524000    196804151500000
196804152105000    196804170018000
196804210148000    196804210512000
196804220733000    196804222003000
196804250630000    196804261324000
196804261336000    196804261712000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Magnetics Data (a-1-68-np.221_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
196804032224000    196804041542000
196804041600000    196804042136000
196804042212000    196804042354000
196804050848000    196804060036000
196804060100000    196804060524000
196804061042000    196804070006000
196804070100000    196804071648000
196804072230000    196804081818000
196804090036000    196804092100000
196804100124000    196804110812000
196804111118000    196804112354000
196804120006000    196804120900000
196804121512000    196804130630000
196804131448000    196804140700000
196804141548000    196804151500000
196804152124000    196804152354000
196804160018000    196804160536000
196804160554000    196804161406000
196804161900000    196804170018000
196804210148000    196804210512000
196804220736000    196804221218000
196804221242000    196804222000000
196804250630000    196804261318000
196804261336000    196804261600000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (a-1-68-np.320_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
196804030050000    196804041025000
196804041045000    196804050215000
196804050235000    196804050304000
196804050310000    196804050310000
196804050830000    196804060025000
196804060105000    196804060145000
196804060250000    196804060534000
196804061005000    196804070630000
196804070715000    196804071725000
196804072210000    196804080025000
196804080045000    196804081920000
196804082330000    196804091140000
196804091155000    196804092125000
196804100120000    196804100605000
196804100650000    196804100900000
196804100915000    196804101405000
196804101440000    196804101655000
196804101705000    196804101715000
196804101740000    196804102135000
196804102155000    196804110140000
196804110150000    196804110325000
196804111110000    196804111725000
196804111745000    196804120020000
196804120055000    196804120735000
196804122315000    196804130630000
196804131430000    196804131434000
196804131440000    196804140005000
196804140015000    196804140130000
196804140200000    196804140650000
196804141524000    196804141524000
196804141530000    196804141705000
196804141800000    196804142330000
196804150000000    196804150545000
196804150630000    196804151415000
196804152105000    196804152150000
196804152200000    196804160630000
196804160700000    196804161015000
196804161300000    196804161845000
196804161855000    196804162050000
196804162100000    196804162130000
196804210200000    196804210430000
196804220733000    196804220954000
196804221000000    196804222003000
196804250633000    196804251548000
196804251600000    196804260054000
196804260115000    196804261324000
196804261336000    196804261712000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
Vertical_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Unspecified

Lineage:

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Navigation Data
01/30/1998 clint a-1-68-np.050
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

Process_Date: 19980130

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Magnetics Data
06/20/2012 carolyn a-1-68-np.221_050

Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/vmod/igrf11.f>
with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
/infobank/programs/mag/magred1111/magred1111.for
Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).

Input was...
10/31/1998  /lion/a/a168np/mag/a-1-68-np.220_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

01/30/1998 clint a-1-68-np.220
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Edited magnetics data

01/30/1998 clint a-1-68-np.050
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
Process_Date: 20120620

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Bathymetry Data
10/31/1998  /lion/a/a168np/bath/a-1-68-np.320_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint a-1-68-np.320
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint a-1-68-np.050
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
Process_Date: 19981031

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Northern Pacific
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Point

Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Point



Spatial_Reference_Information:

Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Longitude_Resolution: 0.00001
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 294.98

Vertical_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Depth_System_Definition:
Depth_Datum_Name: Local surface
Depth_Resolution: 0.1
Depth_Distance_Units: meters
Depth_Encoding_Method: Attribute values



Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data A-1-68-NP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.meta.html>

Distribution_Liability:
Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information.
Physical materials are under controlled on-site access.
Some USGS information accessed through this means may be preliminary in nature and presented without the approval of the Director of the USGS. This information is provided with the understanding that it is not guaranteed to be correct or complete and conclusions drawn from such information are the responsibility of the user.
This information is not intended for navigational purposes.
Any use of trade, firm, or product 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: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.2

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.2

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.mag.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.2

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a168np/html/a-1-68-np.bath.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
State_or_Province: CA
Postal_Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA

Contact_Voice_Telephone: (650) 329-5055
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (650) 329-5190

Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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