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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 69004 (K-2-69-GM) in Gulf
        of Mexico from 03/04/1969 to 03/24/1969
      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/k-2-69-gm.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k269gm/html/k-2-69-gm.meta.html
      Online_Linkage: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/1969/69004/index.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientists: Louis Garrison, Robert H. Fedden.
      Geophysical data (sparker, magnetics, LoranA, navigation,
      sextant, LoranC, 3dot5khz, tempsalinometer, radar) of field
      activity 69004 (K-2-69-GM) in Gulf of Mexico from 03/04/1969
      to 03/24/1969,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k269gm/html/k-2-69-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 -

      sparker                       Seismic Section Profiler (SSP) with 66-m long hydrostreamers consisting of 100 piezoelectric hydrophones

      magnetics                     surface proton magnetometer

      LoranA

      navigation                    Omega

      sextant

      LoranC

      3dot5khz                      EDO-Western model 240 A with a hull-mounted piezoelectric transducer

      tempsalinometer

      radar

      Notes -

      This is Leg C of Phase 1.

      Publications -

      Garrison, Louis E. and Martin, Ray G., Jr., 1973, Geologic structures

      in the Gulf of Mexico Basin. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper

      773, 85 p.


      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: 19690304
        Ending_Date: 19690324

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.64666
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.19000
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 29.23500
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.53000

  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: 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:
    Louis Garrison (Chief Scientist, USGS Corpus Christi);
    Robert H. Fedden (Chief Scientist, NVO);
    Henry Berryhill (Scientist, USGS);
    Harry Hill (Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Jack Lee (Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Mike Marlow (Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Bob Patrick (Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Dave Scholl (Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Dick Tagg (Scientist, 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/1969/69004/index.html
      Other_Citation_Details:
        Garrison, Louis E. and Martin, Ray G., Jr., 1973, Geologic structures
        in the Gulf of Mexico Basin. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
        773, 85 p.



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 (k-2-69-gm.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >196903042030000    196903042100000
    >196903050000000    196903060100000
    >196903060120000    196903062205000
    >196903062230000    196903070040000
    >196903070100000    196903070100000
    >196903070140000    196903070945000
    >196903071000000    196903071515000
    >196903071540000    196903090305000
    >196903090325000    196903090340000
    >196903090400000    196903090415000
    >196903090455000    196903100130000
    >196903100145000    196903100415000
    >196903100430000    196903100430000
    >196903100500000    196903100720000
    >196903100800000    196903101905000
    >196903101920000    196903101920000
    >196903101940000    196903110710000
    >196903110730000    196903111700000
    >196903112100000    196903120110000
    >196903120125000    196903132335000
    >196903132350000    196903151600000
    >196903151615000    196903160600000
    >196903161400000    196903191640000
    >196903191655000    196903192330000
    >196903200000000    196903200005000
    >196903200030000    196903211710000
    >196903211725000    196903212330000
    >196903212350000    196903230500000
    >196903230515000    196903230540000
    >196903230555000    196903231630000
    >196903231645000    196903240400000
    >196903240600000    196903240600000
    >196903240800000    196903240800000
    >196903241000000    196903241000000
    >196903241100000    196903241100000
    >196903241200000    196903241200000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (k-2-69-gm.320_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >196903042035000    196903042100000
    >196903050000000    196903060045000
    >196903060055000    196903060100000
    >196903060120000    196903060140000
    >196903060150000    196903061450000
    >196903061500000    196903062005000
    >196903062015000    196903062115000
    >196903062125000    196903062205000
    >196903062230000    196903070040000
    >196903070140000    196903070945000
    >196903071000000    196903071515000
    >196903071540000    196903090305000
    >196903090325000    196903090340000
    >196903090400000    196903090400000
    >196903090410000    196903090415000
    >196903090455000    196903091700000
    >196903091710000    196903100120000
    >196903100130000    196903100130000
    >196903100145000    196903100240000
    >196903100250000    196903100415000
    >196903100430000    196903100430000
    >196903100500000    196903100500000
    >196903100510000    196903100650000
    >196903100700000    196903100720000
    >196903100810000    196903100900000
    >196903100910000    196903101905000
    >196903101920000    196903101920000
    >196903101940000    196903110710000
    >196903110730000    196903111700000
    >196903112100000    196903120110000
    >196903120125000    196903120145000
    >196903120155000    196903132335000
    >196903132350000    196903151030000
    >196903151040000    196903151310000
    >196903151320000    196903151450000
    >196903151500000    196903151550000
    >196903151615000    196903152225000
    >196903152235000    196903160600000
    >196903161400000    196903191435000
    >196903191445000    196903191640000
    >196903191655000    196903192330000
    >196903200000000    196903200005000
    >196903200030000    196903211710000
    >196903211725000    196903212330000
    >196903212350000    196903230500000
    >196903230515000    196903230540000
    >196903230555000    196903231630000
    >196903231645000    196903240400000
    >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 k-14-69-gm.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >09/17/2001 mosier k-2-69-gm.050 created from k-14-69-gm.050
        >
      Process_Date: 20010917

      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  /tiger/k/k1469gm/bath/k-14-69-gm.320_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint k-14-69-gm.320
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint k-14-69-gm.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >09/17/2001 mosier k-2-69-gm.320_50 created from k-14-69-gm.320_50
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20010917

      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 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: 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 69004 (K-2-69-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: 0.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k269gm/html/k-2-69-gm.nav.html

    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/k/k269gm/html/k-2-69-gm.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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