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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 F-7-90-NC in Gulf of
        Farallones, Northern California from 07/19/1990 to
        08/03/1990
      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-7-90-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.
      Chief Scientists: Herman Karl, Dave Drake, Bill Schwab.
      Geophysical data (integratednavigation, rangerange, GPS,
      RhoRho, bottomtransponder, 3dot5khz, 4dot5khz, 10khz,
      sidescansonar) of field activity F-7-90-NC in Gulf of
      Farallones, Northern California from 07/19/1990 to
      08/03/1990,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-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 -

      integratednavigation

      rangerange                    Del Norte range

      GPS                           GPS satellite

      RhoRho                        Loran-C Rho-Rho

      bottomtransponder             acoustic bottom transponder

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      4dot5khz                      4.5 khz bathymetry

      10khz                         10 khz bathymetry

      sidescansonar

      Notes -

      EPA Gulf of the Farallones

      Publications -

      Karl, H.A., Drake, D.E., Schwab, W.C., Edwards, B.D., Lee, H.J., and Chin,

      J.L., 1990, Progress Report on Status of Analysis and Interpretation of Data

      Collected on Cruises F-7-90-NC and F-8-90-NC Farallon Escarpment, 19 July to 3

      August and 5 to 17 August, 1990, U.S. Geological Survey, URL:

      http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1990-018-FA/NL/001/01/90018rpt.pdf 


      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: 19900719
        Ending_Date: 19900803

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.63171
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.19323
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.83449
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.10913

  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: CA
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of Farallones, Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, CA
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      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:
    Herman Karl (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Dave Drake (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Bill Schwab (Chief Scientist, USGS Woods Hole);
    John Cannan (Captain, J. Marr and Sons);
    Bill Danforth (Geologist, USGS Woods Hole);
    Barry Irwin (Navigator, USGS Woods Hole);
    Tom O'Brien (Geophysicist, USGS Woods Hole);
    John Chin (Geologist, USGS Western Region);
    Doug Musser (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Tom Crook (Navigator, WHOI, DSL);
    Ledabeth Pickthorn (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Warren Scherfius (Photographer, USGS Western Region);
    Steve Wessels (Photographer, USGS Western Region);
    Larry Kooker (Electronics, USGS Western Region);
    Kevin Redman (Unsp. Inv., IDSS);
    Alan Ota (Unsp. Inv., EPA);
    Kirk O'Donnell (Unsp. Inv., IDSS);
    Tom Dettweiler (Unsp. Inv., Meridan);
    Chester Alysta (Unsp. Inv., IDSS);
    Dave Wyatt (Unsp. Inv., Meridan);
    Ski Laniewicz (Unsp. Inv., IDSS);
    Art Wright (Unsp. Inv., IDSS);
    Matthew Gilbey (Chief Engineer, J. Marr);
    Albert Fuller (Chief Mate, J. Marr)

  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/
      Other_Citation_Details:
        Karl, H.A., Drake, D.E., Schwab, W.C., Edwards, B.D., Lee, H.J., and Chin,
        J.L., 1990, Progress Report on Status of Analysis and Interpretation of Data
        Collected on Cruises F-7-90-NC and F-8-90-NC Farallon Escarpment, 19 July to 3
        August and 5 to 17 August, 1990, U.S. Geological Survey, URL:
        http://cotuit.er.usgs.gov/Data/1990-018-FA/NL/001/01/90018rpt.pdf 



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-7-90-nc.052 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199007191548080    199007191822000
    >199007191832150    199007192020040
    >199007192045440    199007192159000
    >199007192213520    199007192218160
    >199007192227100    199007192227100
    >199007192232240    199007192232240
    >199007192243040    199007200241000
    >199007200247280    199007200813000
    >199007200819170    199007220221010
    >199007220230010    199007220747000
    >199007220752040    199007230146030
    >199007230151040    199008030700000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (f-7-90-nc.300_052)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >199007210600000    199007220242000
    >199007220448000    199007220706000
    >199007220724000    199007221800000
    >199007222118000    199007230024000
    >199007230630000    199007231554000
    >199007231630000    199007231730000
    >199007231748000    199007231830000
    >199007231842000    199007240830000
    >199007240842000    199007250536000
    >199007250548000    199007251500000
    >199007251512000    199007260936000
    >199007260948000    199007260948000
    >199007261000000    199007261330000
    >199007261342000    199007261942000
    >199007261954000    199007270706000
    >199007270718000    199007270718000
    >199007270730000    199007272206000
    >199007272218000    199007290636000
    >199007290712000    199007291136000
    >199007291154000    199007291406000
    >199007291424000    199007291654000
    >199007291712000    199007291800000
    >199007291818000    199007291818000
    >199007291830000    199007292254000
    >199007292336000    199007300836000
    >199007300848000    199007301212000
    >199007301230000    199007310812000
    >199007310836000    199007311048000
    >199007311100000    199007311106000
    >199007311118000    199007311548000
    >199007311618000    199008010712000
    >199008010724000    199008011336000
    >199008011618000    199008030542000
    >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.
        >
        >10/25/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N.FILTER]DAY211_212_FILT1A.050;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >FILTERED USING LOW=0, HIGH=.07, GIBBS=50, #POINTS=23
        >REPLACED RAW DATA WITH FILTERED DATA FROM 2100630-2101222, 2101341-2101929,
        >2102036-2102157
        >
        >10/25/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N.FILTER]DAY210SHORT_FILT1A.050;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >FILTERED DATA LOW=0, HIGH=.07, GIBBS=50, #POINTS=23
        >REPLACED RAW DATA WITH FILTERED DATA ON 2110048-2110603, 2110750-2111323,
        >2111458-2111948, 2112051-2120207, 2120338-2120832, 2120955-2121603,
        >2121800-2122313
        >
        >08/30/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N]F790NC.051;2
        >DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED.EXE]NAVED.EXE;
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >WENT THROUGH THE FILE BY DAYS AND CLEANED UP USING HOURLY WINDOWS.
        >
      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:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /lion/f/f790nc/bath/f-7-90-nc.300_052
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >11/30/90 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[F790NC.B]F790NC.300;1
        >DUA0:[DATA.][F790NC.B]REF.EXE;
        >Raw depth (bathymetry) data
        >from file DRS$DATA:[F790MC.B]F7RAWDEP_OUT.;1
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >10/25/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N.FILTER]DAY211_212_FILT1A.050;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >FILTERED USING LOW=0, HIGH=.07, GIBBS=50, #POINTS=23
        >REPLACED RAW DATA WITH FILTERED DATA FROM 2100630-2101222, 2101341-2101929,
        >2102036-2102157
        >
        >10/25/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N.FILTER]DAY210SHORT_FILT1A.050;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.FILT]FILTER.EXE;1
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >FILTERED DATA LOW=0, HIGH=.07, GIBBS=50, #POINTS=23
        >REPLACED RAW DATA WITH FILTERED DATA ON 2110048-2110603, 2110750-2111323,
        >2111458-2111948, 2112051-2120207, 2120338-2120832, 2120955-2121603,
        >2121800-2122313
        >
        >08/30/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[F790NC.N]F790NC.051;2
        >DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED.EXE]NAVED.EXE;
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >WENT THROUGH THE FILE BY DAYS AND CLEANED UP USING HOURLY WINDOWS.
        >
        >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 Farallones, 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 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: Bathymetry 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 F-7-90-NC 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: 1.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-nc.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/f/f790nc/html/f-7-90-nc.bath.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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