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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131029
      Title:
        Geophysical data of field activity 90001 (F-3-90-GM) in Gulf
        of Mexico from 03/25/1990 to 04/08/1990
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/f-3-90-gm.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f390gm/html/f-3-90-gm.meta.html
      Online_Linkage: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/1990/90001/index.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
      Chief Scientists: Bill Schwab, Dave Twichell. Geophysical
      data (sidescansonar, 3dot5khz, 4dot5khz, gravity,
      bottomtransponder, GPS, integratednavigation, RhoRho,
      tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph) of field activity
      90001 (F-3-90-GM) in Gulf of Mexico from 03/25/1990 to
      04/08/1990,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f390gm/html/f-3-90-gm.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                 Seamarc I side scan sonar

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      4dot5khz                      4.5 khz bathymetry

      gravity

      bottomtransponder             acoustic bottom transponder

      GPS                           GPS satellite

      integratednavigation

      RhoRho                        Loran-C Rho-Rho

      tempsalinometer               temperature/salinity/conductance gauges

      expendablebatthermograph

      Notes -

      U. S. geological survey - atlantic marine geology

      Publications -

      F390GM   Cruise Report exists at Woods Hole


      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: 19900325
        Ending_Date: 19900408

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -86.65010
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -82.44050
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 27.95590
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 26.12340

  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 Gravity Field
      Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Metering
      Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinity / Conductance Gauges
      Theme_Keyword: Experimental Bathymetry Thermograph

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: Florida EEZ
      Place_Keyword: Gulf Coast
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
      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) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      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 


  Data_Set_Credit:
    Bill Schwab (Chief Scientist, USGS Woods Hole);
    Dave Twichell (Chief Scientist, USGS Woods Hole);
    John Cannon (Captain, J. Marr And Sons);
    Bill Danforth (Unspecified, USGS Woods Hole);
    Barry Irwin (Unspecified, USGS Woods Hole);
    Dave Lubinski (Unspecified, USGS Woods Hole);
    Tom O'Brien (Unspecified, USGS Woods Hole);
    Dave Mason (Unspecified, USGS Woods Hole);
    N. Kenyon (Unspecified, IOS);
    T. Crook (Unspecified, WHOI-DSL);
    T. Dettweiler (Unspecified, US Navy);
    M. Williamson (Unspecified, IDSS);
    K. Redman (Unspecified, IDSS);
    N. Lesnikowski (Unspecified, IDSS);
    J. McDowell (Unspecified, IDSS);
    Lisa Bader (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Michael Hamer (Unspecified, USGS Western Region);
    Larry Kooker (Unspecified, USGS Western Region)

  Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
  Cross_Reference:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
      Publication_Date: Unknown
      Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank 
      Publication_Information:
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)  Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/
      Online_Linkage: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/1990/90001/index.html
      Other_Citation_Details: F390GM   Cruise Report exists at Woods Hole



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 (f-3-90-gm.081)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199003251906000    199003260442000
    >199003260448000    199003260918000
    >199003260924000    199003270734000
    >199003270826000    199003270912000
    >199003270928000    199003271008000
    >199003271028000    199003271522000
    >199003271528000    199003271720000
    >199003271754000    199003271944000
    >199003271954000    199003272030000
    >199003272104000    199003280658000
    >199003280850000    199003280954000
    >199003281016000    199003281342000
    >199003281352000    199003290200000
    >199003290210000    199003290214000
    >199003290224000    199003290238000
    >199003290248000    199003290450000
    >199003290500000    199003290624000
    >199003290638000    199004031628000
    >199004031636000    199004052000000
    >199004052018000    199004080158000
    >199004080204000    199004081034000
    >199004081048000    199004081100000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (f-3-90-gm.100_081)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199003251914240    199003251935540
    >199003251953000    199003252004540
    >199003252011180    199003252032240
    >199003252046000    199003252110540
    >199003252116180    199003252143540
    >199003252159000    199003260057240
    >199003260102480    199003260124540
    >199003260139300    199003260430540
    >199003260448300    199003260849240
    >199003260854480    199003260904240
    >199003260925300    199003260931240
    >199003260942300    199003270057240
    >199003270112000    199003270723540
    >199003270827000    199003270855540
    >199003270928300    199003270951540
    >199003271028000    199003271709540
    >199003271758240    199003271832540
    >199003271845000    199003271918240
    >199003271925300    199003271932540
    >199003271955000    199003272029240
    >199003272058000    199003280535240
    >199003280544300    199003280642540
    >199003280852000    199003280900240
    >199003280920000    199003280941240
    >199003281016300    199003281031240
    >199003281043300    199003281331540
    >199003281350300    199003290218240
    >199003290249000    199004041738540
    >199004041749300    199004041914540
    >199004041928300    199004051952540
    >199004052003000    199004080253240
    >199004080258480    199004081100000
    >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.
        >
        >04/23/90 EDM DRS$DATA:[F390GM.N.WORK]F390GM.081;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED]NAVED.EXE;13
        >Farnella ABC data
        >
      Process_Date: 19960205

      Process_Contact:
        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Organization_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          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 

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Gravity Data
        >10/31/1998  /lion/f/f390gm/grav/f-3-90-gm.100_081
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/16/90 EDM DRS$DATA:[F390GM.G]FILE1.100;1
        >DUA0:[DATA.][F390GM.G]REFMT.EXE;
        >Raw gravity data from digital meter
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >04/23/90 EDM DRS$DATA:[F390GM.N.WORK]F390GM.081;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED]NAVED.EXE;13
        >Farnella ABC 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) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
            Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

          Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

          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 


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

  Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Gulf of Mexico
  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 1983
      Ellipsoid_Name: Geodetic Reference System 80
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378137
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257

  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: Gravity with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Navigation with Time Stamp 


Distribution_Information:

  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      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 

  Resource_Description: Downloadable Data 90001 (F-3-90-GM) data set 

  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: 0.3

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f390gm/html/f-3-90-gm.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f390gm/html/f-3-90-gm.grav.html

    Fees: None


Metadata_Reference_Information:

  Metadata_Date: 20131029

  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) 
        Contact_Person: Clint Steele 

      Contact_Position: InfoBank Group Leader 

      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 

  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata 

  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 

  Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
  Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
  Metadata_Use_Constraints: none



      
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