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ID D-E-72-NA
Abstract Geophysical data (navigation) of field activity D-E-72-NA in North Atlantic from 04/02/1972 to 06/23/1972
Project/Theme Equatorial Atlantic Project
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Discoverer
Area of Operation North Atlantic, North Atlantic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
26.65000
-76.44220     -40.00010
9.00000
Dates 04/02/1972 (JD 093) to 06/23/1972 (JD 175)
Analog Materials list
Equipment Used
navigation
Notes
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)/
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)


NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         DE72NA
Institution Data Collection ID --- EQUAP72
NGDC ID ---                        03030014
Funding ---                        NOAA
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          EQUATORIAL ATLANTIC PROJECT
Study region ---                   +27.00000, +9.00000, -77.00000, -40.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             (unspecified)
Name of vessel ---                 DISCOVERER (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 04/02/72     ELEUTHERA, BAHAMA
Date field data collection ended ---   06/23/72     ELEUTHERA,BAHAMA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
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 ---     02/11/80
Contributing institution ---       NOAA/AMOL
Country ---                        UNITED STATES

Navigation instrumentation ---     (unspecified)
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    4.6 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    10.4 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   (unspecified)
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    7.0 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        (unspecified)
Reference system ---                   (unspecified)
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

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

Notes ---
WARNING: MGD77 DATA RECORDS FOR THIS CRUISE MAY CONTAIN NEGATIVE GRAVITY
Got Help? For D-E-72-NA, we would appreciate any information on -- chief scientist, contract, crew, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, ports, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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D-E-72-NA location map of where navigation 

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