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ID B-1-72-NP
Also Known As SI932009
Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Dave Clague. Geophysical data (transitsatellite, 12khz, magnetics, 3dot5khz) of field activity B-1-72-NP in Northern Pacific from 01/11/1972 to 04/03/1972
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Chief Scientist Dave Clague
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Silas Bent
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
47.87000
139.58000    -160.52167
23.85333
Dates 01/11/1972 (JD 011) to 04/03/1972 (JD 094)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Dave Clague Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
transitsatellite
12khz
magnetics
3dot5khz
NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         B172NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- SI932009
NGDC ID ---                        09030027
Funding ---                        NAVOCEANO
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          LEGS 1,2,3.
Study region ---                   +48.00000,+23.00000,+139.00000,-160.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             NAVOCEANO CODE 3432
Name of vessel ---                 USNS BENT (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 01/11/72     YOKOSUKA
Date field data collection ended ---   04/03/72     HONOLULU
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

(I1,A8,F5.2,4I2,F5.3,F8.5,F9.5,I1,F6.4,F6.1,I2,i1,3F6.1,I1,F5.1,F6.0,F7.1,F6.1,F5.1,A8,4I1)
Date of data input to NGDC ---     09/24/80
Contributing institution ---       US NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     MX 706 SATNAV, SPN 38 L/C
Position determination method ---  PRIM-SATELLITE

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            HARRIS 853-D 2-2/3 BEAM 12KHZ 1SEC SW
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- EVERY 10 SEC
Assumed sound velocity ---                500.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        DATA AVERAGDED TO OBTAIN 1-MINUTE 
VALUES

Magnetics instrumentation ---            VARIAN PROTON PRECESSION MAG
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 1 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         245 meters
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-65
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- (unspecified)
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)

Notes ---
3.5KHZ ANALOG PROFILES EDO 240 SYSTEM
IN PORT YOKOSUKA 720203-720211,MIDWAY 720307-720314
Got Help? For B-1-72-NP, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

B-1-72-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
B-1-72-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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