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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 K-4-69-GM in Sona area,
        Gulf of Mexico from 09/23/1969 to 11/15/1969
      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-4-69-gm.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k469gm/html/k-4-69-gm.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Geophysical data (LoranA, 12khz) of field activity
      K-4-69-GM in Sona area, Gulf of Mexico from 09/23/1969 to
      11/15/1969,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/k/k469gm/html/k-4-69-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 -

      LoranA                        Loran A navigation

      12khz                         bathymetry

      Notes -

      U.S. Naval Oceangraphic Office


      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: 19690923
        Ending_Date: 19691115

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -96.31333
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -82.49500
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 28.89666
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 20.68833

  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: Sona area, 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 



  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/



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-4-69-gm.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >196909230000000    196911030354000
    >196911030410000    196911030410000
    >196911030435000    196911031051000
    >196911031824000    196911040154000
    >196911040830000    196911041413000
    >196911042238000    196911050600000
    >196911051413000    196911051932000
    >196911060243000    196911060900000
    >196911061900000    196911070252000
    >196911070955000    196911071431000
    >196911072130000    196911080530000
    >196911081300000    196911081900000
    >196911090430000    196911091053000
    >196911091623000    196911092112000
    >196911101430000    196911101736000
    >196911110645000    196911111045000
    >196911111726000    196911112048000
    >196911120518000    196911121105000
    >196911121826000    196911130040000
    >196911130830000    196911131235000
    >196911131327000    196911131525000
    >196911131700000    196911131855000
    >196911140400000    196911141100000
    >196911141659000    196911150100000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (k-4-69-gm.320_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >196909230000000    196909230730000
    >196909232000000    196909240400000
    >196909241230000    196909241830000
    >196909250300000    196909250930000
    >196909252000000    196909252355000
    >196909260925000    196909261400000
    >196909262335000    196909270700000
    >196909271630000    196909272030000
    >196909280700000    196909281100000
    >196909282100000    196909290230000
    >196909291400000    196909292030000
    >196909300600000    196909301130000
    >196909302230000    196910010400000
    >196910011300000    196910011800000
    >196910020230000    196910020800000
    >196910030235000    196910030700000
    >196910031630000    196910032000000
    >196910040700000    196910041130000
    >196910041930000    196910050200000
    >196910050900000    196910060600000
    >196910152300000    196910161055000
    >196910171430000    196910171800000
    >196910180215000    196910180700000
    >196910181500000    196910190020000
    >196910190745000    196910191400000
    >196910192045000    196910200315000
    >196910201225000    196910201735000
    >196910210030000    196910210500000
    >196910211245000    196910212045000
    >196910220410000    196910221000000
    >196910221645000    196910222340000
    >196910230530000    196910231255000
    >196910231910000    196910240250000
    >196910241025000    196910241925000
    >196910250330000    196910251000000
    >196910251715000    196910260300000
    >196910261305000    196910262145000
    >196910280205000    196910280400000
    >196910280515000    196910280935000
    >196910281015000    196910281600000
    >196911020200000    196911021710000
    >196911030435000    196911031050000
    >196911031830000    196911040150000
    >196911040830000    196911041405000
    >196911042240000    196911050600000
    >196911051415000    196911051930000
    >196911060245000    196911060900000
    >196911061900000    196911070250000
    >196911071000000    196911071425000
    >196911072130000    196911080530000
    >196911081300000    196911081900000
    >196911090430000    196911091050000
    >196911091630000    196911092110000
    >196911101430000    196911101735000
    >196911110645000    196911111040000
    >196911111730000    196911112045000
    >196911120520000    196911121100000
    >196911121830000    196911130035000
    >196911130830000    196911131235000
    >196911131330000    196911131525000
    >196911131710000    196911131855000
    >196911140400000    196911141100000
    >196911141700000    196911150100000
    >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-4-69-gm.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
      Process_Date: 20010824

      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/k469gm/bath/k-4-69-gm.320_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint k-4-69-gm.320
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint k-4-69-gm.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20010824

      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: Sona area, 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 K-4-69-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/k469gm/html/k-4-69-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/k469gm/html/k-4-69-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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