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Geophysical data of field activity A-1-76-CP in Tonga, Central Pacific from 04/26/1976 to 05/12/1976

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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-1-76-CP in Tonga, Central Pacific from 04/26/1976 to 05/12/1976
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-1-76-cp.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a176cp/html/a-1-76-cp.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics. Chief Scientist: Charles Landmesser. Geophysical data (radar, sextant, 7khz) of field activity A-1-76-CP in Tonga, Central Pacific from 04/26/1976 to 05/12/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a176cp/html/a-1-76-cp.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 -
radar
sextant
7khz Raytheon PTR106C-1, 07khz, 01 sec/sweep
Notes -
Hawaii Institute Geophysics For CCOPSOPAC; see A-1T-77-CP 35mm microfilm #7 for data on this cruise

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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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: 19760426
Ending_Date: 19760512

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -174.99333
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -173.00000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -18.00000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -21.12333

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: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Central Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Niue
Place_Keyword: Tonga, Central Pacific


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:
Charles Landmesser (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-1-76-cp.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197604261527000    197605042213419
197605042300000    197605050200000
197605050300000    197605050300000
197605050350000    197605050700000
197605050800000    197605050800000
197605050900000    197605050900000
197605051000000    197605051000000
197605051045000    197605052100000
197605052200000    197605052200000
197605052300000    197605052300000
197605060000000    197605060000000
197605060100000    197605060100000
197605060200000    197605060200000
197605060300000    197605060300000
197605060400000    197605060400000
197605060500000    197605060500000
197605060600000    197605060600000
197605060700000    197605060700000
197605060800000    197605060800000
197605060900000    197605060900000
197605061000000    197605061000000
197605061100000    197605061100000
197605061200000    197605061200000
197605061300000    197605061300000
197605061349550    197605080100000
197605080200000    197605080200000
197605080300000    197605081717179
197605081800000    197605081900000
197605082000000    197605082000000
197605082100000    197605082100000
197605082200000    197605082200000
197605082300000    197605090000000
197605090100000    197605090100000
197605090200000    197605090200000
197605090300000    197605090800000
197605090900000    197605091900000
197605092000000    197605092000000
197605092100000    197605101600000
197605101700000    197605110400000
197605110500000    197605110600000
197605110700000    197605110700000
197605110800000    197605112109129
197605112154219    197605120630000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (a-1-76-cp.320_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197604261528109    197604270457570
197604270605059    197604271125430
197604271546039    197604271712059
197604271738570    197604272240440
197604281142089    197604281744400
197604281915310    197604290136380
197604290216049    197604300306239
197604300345150    197604300633500
197604300939129    197604301541209
197604301715320    197604301827530
197604301903059    197604302036509
197604302150570    197604302212039
197604302302490    197605010819470
197605010931000    197605011017109
197605011122159    197605011144550
197605011523219    197605011610380
197605011719389    197605011806179
197605020101350    197605021205330
197605021350179    197605021535470
197605021613150    197605021954119
197605022124560    197605030639079
197605030703029    197605030711550
197605030803179    197605030917039
197605030950400    197605031109590
197605031141289    197605031155069
197605031254580    197605031306039
197605031332300    197605031442069
197605031523410    197605031603189
197605032254329    197605040046380
197605040114440    197605040133239
197605040203009    197605041237370
197605041333550    197605042046509
197605042120310    197605042213419
197605042333089    197605050119289
197605050351509    197605050621079
197605051051520    197605052025380
197605061349550    197605072010451
197605072043410    197605072235440
197605072305099    197605080019159
197605080328269    197605081544029
197605081609560    197605081638560
197605081705089    197605081717179
197605081800330    197605081823089
197605090338400    197605090740440
197605090901069    197605091210159
197605091232000    197605091530500
197605091642550    197605091856269
197605092132279    197605101536520
197605101722389    197605110323590
197605110810039    197605112109129
197605112154219    197605120204470
197605120228139    197605120627019
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-1-76-cp.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:
Bathymetry Data
10/31/1998  /lion/a/a176cp/bath/a-1-76-cp.320_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint a-1-76-cp.320
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint a-1-76-cp.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: Tonga, Central 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:
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-1-76-CP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a176cp/html/a-1-76-cp.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: 0.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/a/a176cp/html/a-1-76-cp.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/a176cp/html/a-1-76-cp.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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