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Geophysical data of field activity K-2-79-AR in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Arctic from 08/25/1979 to 09/23/1979

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
Publication_Date: 20131029
Title:
Geophysical data of field activity K-2-79-AR in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Arctic from 08/25/1979 to 09/23/1979
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/gos/k-2-79-ar.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/html/k-2-79-ar.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Peter Barnes. Geophysical data (bathymetry, magnetics, gravity) of field activity K-2-79-AR in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Arctic from 08/25/1979 to 09/23/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/html/k-2-79-ar.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 -
bathymetry
magnetics
gravity
Publications -
Rearic, Douglas M., [n.d.], Ice Gouge Correlation Project: U.S. Geological Survey, 6 p., URL:
<A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/meta/IceGougeCorrelation.pdf>" target="IceGouge"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/meta/IceGougeCorrelation.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: 19790825
Ending_Date: 19790923

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -149.50000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -145.00000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 70.82000
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 70.00000

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: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: AK
Place_Keyword: Alaska
Place_Keyword: Arctic
Place_Keyword: Arctic Ocean
Place_Keyword: Beaufort Sea
Place_Keyword: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Arctic


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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Data_Set_Credit:
Peter Barnes (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region)
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Digital, ASCII
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Place: Menlo Park, CA
Online_Linkage: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Other_Citation_Details:
Rearic, Douglas M., [n.d.], Ice Gouge Correlation Project: U.S. Geological Survey, 6 p., URL: <A HREF="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/meta/IceGougeCorrelation.pdf>" target="IceGouge"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/meta/IceGougeCorrelation.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 (k-2-79-ar.690)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197908251238300    197909181504320
197909181515440    197909181515440
197909181558200    197909181646050
197909181828380    197909181833420
197909181906230    197909182024380
197909201400360    197909201400360
197909201413550    197909201555550
197909201611550    197909201908250
197909201937540    197909202134540
197909210910390    197909211437310
197909221244340    197909221602110
197909221614110    197909221654110
197909221730190    197909221730190
197909221830190    197909221830190
197909221843020    197909221859460
197909230712420    197909230712420
197909230750010    197909230926310
197909231115570    197909231451440
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (k-2-79-ar.305_690)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197908301555440    197908301655120
197909181905140    197909182012510
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.

08/04/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.KARLUK]K279AR.690;
DRB0:[DRS.EDIT]MERGEIT.EXE;1

Input was...
12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K279AR.N]K279AR.621;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename k279ar.mranx2._.  File contained both
ranges and lat/lon, this is the range portion of that
file.

Input was...
12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K279AR.N]K279AR.622;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename k279ar.mranx2._.  File contained both
ranges and lat/lon, this is the lat/lon portion of that
file.

Process_Date: 20001120

Process_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Bathymetry Data
10/31/1998  /tiger/k/k279ar/bath/k-2-79-ar.305_690
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

01/30/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]K279AR.305;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
This file was hand-digetized in meters.

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

08/04/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.KARLUK]K279AR.690;
DRB0:[DRS.EDIT]MERGEIT.EXE;1

12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K279AR.N]K279AR.621;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename k279ar.mranx2._.  File contained both
ranges and lat/lon, this is the range portion of that
file.

12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.K279AR.N]K279AR.622;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename k279ar.mranx2._.  File contained both
ranges and lat/lon, this is the lat/lon portion of that
file.

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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>



Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, Arctic
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 <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data K-2-79-AR data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/html/k-2-79-ar.meta.html>

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: 0.6

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/html/k-2-79-ar.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.0

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k279ar/html/k-2-79-ar.bath.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131029

Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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