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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 G-66-79-MX in Mexico from
        03/18/1979 to 05/03/1979
      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/g-66-79-mx.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g6679mx/html/g-66-79-mx.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientists: C. Moore, Joel Watkins,. Geophysical data
      (transitsatellite, 3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, airgun,
      bathymetry) of field activity G-66-79-MX in Mexico from
      03/18/1979 to 05/03/1979,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g6679mx/html/g-66-79-mx.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 -

      transitsatellite

      3dot5khz

      12khz

      magnetics                     Geometrics magnetometer

      airgun                        20 to 300 cu. in. airgun

      bathymetry                    10 to 300 hz EDO

      Notes -

      Scripps Institution of Oceanography

      Publications -

      Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 66:

      http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/dsdp/data/66/leg66.htm


      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: 19790318
        Ending_Date: 19790503

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -112.00000
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -106.00000
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.00000
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.00000

  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 Magnetic Field
      Theme_Keyword: Magnetic Anomalies
      Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of California
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
      Place_Keyword: Mexico
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean


  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:
    C. Moore (Chief Scientist);
    Joel Watkins (Chief Scientist)

  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:
        Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 66:
        http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/geology/dsdp/data/66/leg66.htm



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 (g-66-79-mx.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197903192335000    197903192355000
    >197903200005000    197903202355000
    >197903210005000    197903212355000
    >197903220005000    197903221645000
    >197903241910000    197903242050000
    >197903271200000    197903271350000
    >197903271740000    197903272355000
    >197903280005000    197903280325000
    >197904022350000    197904022355000
    >197904030005000    197904030410000
    >197904072335000    197904072355000
    >197904080005000    197904080045000
    >197904101630000    197904101645000
    >197904132130000    197904132325000
    >197904201405000    197904201445000
    >197904241610000    197904241930000
    >197904290945000    197904291215000
    >197905010515000    197905012355000
    >197905020005000    197905020630000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Magnetics Data (g-66-79-mx.221_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197903192350000    197903221645000
    >197904101630000    197904101645000
    >197905010525000    197905020625000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (g-66-79-mx.320_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197903192335000    197903221645000
    >197903241910000    197903242050000
    >197903271200000    197903271350000
    >197903271740000    197903280325000
    >197904022350000    197904030410000
    >197904072335000    197904080045000
    >197904132130000    197904132325000
    >197904201405000    197904201445000
    >197904241610000    197904241930000
    >197904290950000    197904291215000
    >197905010515000    197905020625000
    >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
        >01/30/1998 clint g-66-79-mx.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
      Process_Date: 20011231

      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:
        Magnetics Data
        >06/20/2012 carolyn g-66-79-mx.221_050
        >
        >Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
        >IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM 
        >with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
        >/infobank/programs/mag/magred1111/magred1111.for
        >Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
        >with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
        >
        >Input was...
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/g/g6679mx/mag/g-66-79-mx.220_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >01/30/1998 clint g-66-79-mx.220
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Edited magnetics data
        >
        >01/30/1998 clint g-66-79-mx.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20120620

      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
        >11/21/2000 clint g-66-79-mx.320_050
        >/infobank/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint g-66-79-mx.320
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint g-66-79-mx.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20011231

      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: 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 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: Bathymetry with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Magnetics 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 G-66-79-MX 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: 0.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/g/g6679mx/html/g-66-79-mx.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/g/g6679mx/html/g-66-79-mx.mag.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/g/g6679mx/html/g-66-79-mx.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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