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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity C-2-83-NC in Offshore Crescent City, Northern California from 09/27/1983 to 10/01/1983

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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:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity C-2-83-NC in Offshore Crescent City, Northern California from 09/27/1983 to 10/01/1983
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/c-2-83-nc.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c283nc/html/c-2-83-nc.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Mike Field. Geological and Geophysical data (sidescansonar, uniboom, 12khz, rangerange, LoranC, transitsatellite, vibratingcore) of field activity C-2-83-NC in Offshore Crescent City, Northern California from 09/27/1983 to 10/01/1983, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c283nc/html/c-2-83-nc.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 -
sidescansonar
uniboom
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
rangerange
LoranC
transitsatellite
vibratingcore
Publications -
Field, Michael E., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1985, Gas hydrates beneath continental
slope off Northern California, in American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual
convention with divisions Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association
of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 69, no. 2, p. 255.<BR>
<HR>
Warnke, Detlef A., Field, Michael E., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1986, Gas hydrates
on the Northern California continental margin; discussion and reply [modified]: Boulder,
CO, Geology, v. 14, no. 6, p. 536-538.<BR>

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.
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>
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: 19830927
Ending_Date: 19831001

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.32324
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.13747
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.70014
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.38467

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: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: CA
Place_Keyword: California State Waters Blocks 1-11
Place_Keyword: Humbolt Bay, CA
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern California
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Offshore Crescent City, Northern California
Place_Keyword: USA


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:
Barb Blubaugh (Navigator, USGS); Bill Kahle (Chief Engineer); Bill Lambie (Ship Captain); Carol Hirozawa (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Charlaine Daniel (Navigator); Gary Mann (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Hal Williams (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Jim Nicholson (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Keith Kvenvolden (Geochemist, USGS Western Region); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Kris Johnson (Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Marge Golan-Bac (Geochemist); Mike Field (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Mike Torresan (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Monty Hampton (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Paul Haley (Chief Mate); Peter Roy (Geologist); Rob Kayen (Watchstander, USGS Western Region)
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/>
Other_Citation_Details:
Field, Michael E., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1985, Gas hydrates beneath continental slope off Northern California, in American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual convention with divisions Society For Sedimentary Geology/EMD/DPA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 69, no. 2, p. 255. Warnke, Detlef A., Field, Michael E., and Kvenvolden, Keith A., 1986, Gas hydrates on the Northern California continental margin; discussion and reply [modified]: Boulder, CO, Geology, v. 14, no. 6, p. 536-538.



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 (c-2-83-nc.653)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
198309271452200    198309271512200
198309271530000    198309271805000
198309291207000    198309291732300
198309291743300    198309291944000
198309291950000    198309292251000
198309292335200    198309300501500
198309300508000    198309300747000
198309300753000    198309300811000
198309300831200    198309300849000
198309300904000    198309301125000
198309301131000    198309301235000
198309301245000    198309301500000
198309301510000    198309301510000
198309301520000    198309301520000
198309301530000    198309301530000
198309301540000    198309301609000
198309301618000    198309301618000
198309301635000    198309301715000
198309301721000    198309301830000
198309302015000    198309302156000
198309302205300    198309302223500
198309302232100    198309302249000
198309302255000    198310010416300
198310010422000    198310010655000
198310010703000    198310010735000
198310010745000    198310010800000
198310010810000    198310010825000
198310010835000    198310010850000
198310010912000    198310010930000
198310010956000    198310011135000
198310011142000    198310011225000
198310011235000    198310011500000
198310011540000    198310011800000
198310011810000    198310011935000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Seismic Shots Data (c-2-83-nc.410_051)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
198309291230000    198309291732300
198309291743300    198309291944000
198309291950000    198309292251000
198309292335200    198309300501500
198309300508000    198309300747000
198309300753000    198309300811000
198309300831200    198309300849000
198309300904000    198309300940000
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
Converted to time format with year at start.

10/09/85 BARB DRS$DATA:[C283NC.O]C283NC.653;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4

Process_Date: 19960119

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: Offshore Crescent City, Northern California
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:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Samples with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/samp.html>
Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation:
"time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs"
Mnemonic:       "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments)  [DAPS]"
FORTRAN format: "(Year, DayOfYear, UTCHour, Min, Sec, Tenths, Hundredths, Lat, Long, ActivityID, EquipmentType, Depth, DepthUnits, Line, Station, Roll, Comments) [DAPX]"
C format:       "(i4.4, i3.3, 3i2.2, i1.1, t16, f9.5, t26, f10.5, t37, a, t45, a24, t70, f6.1, t78, a1, t80, a9, t90, a9, t100, a9, t110, a)  [DAPS]"
Naming:         .onoff.GRAV_EQUIPMENT_TYPE
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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 C-2-83-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/c/c283nc/html/c-2-83-nc.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/c/c283nc/html/c-2-83-nc.nav.html>

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/c/c283nc/html/c-2-83-nc.seis.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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