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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-1-84-AN in Antarctica from 01/04/1984 to 02/01/1984
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientists: Monty Hampton, Steve Eittreim. Geological and Geophysical data (12khz, 3dot5khz, gravity, sidescansonar, uniboom, airgun, sonobuoy, tempsalinometer, 24channel, gravitycore, chaindredge, gradiometer, expendablebatthermograph, airgunmonitor) of field activity L-1-84-AN in Antarctica from 01/04/1984 to 02/01/1984, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
gravity
sidescansonar
uniboom
airgun single-channel airgun
sonobuoy
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
24channel 24-channel airgun
gravitycore
chaindredge
gradiometer
expendablebatthermograph
airgunmonitor
Publications -
Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, M.A., 1985, Marine geological and geophysical
investigations of the Wilkes Land continental margin, 1984: Antarctic Journal of the
United States, v. 19, no. 5, p. 82-84.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, Stephen L., Hampton, Monty A., and Childs, Jonathan R., 1985, Seismic-reflection
signature of Cretaceous continental breakup on the Wilkes Land margin, Antarctica:
Science, v. 229, no. 4718, p. 1082-1084.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, S.L., Hampton, Monty A., Childs, J.R., and Moore, G.W., 1984, The East Antarctic
passive margin; structure and seismic stratigraphy across its continent-ocean boundary, in
AGU 1984 fall meeting: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 65, no. 45, p. 1105.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, S.L., Hampton, M.A., Smith, G.L., and Childs, J.R., 1986, Marine geophysical data
from the Wilkes Land continental margin, Antarctica: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 86-0339, 9 p.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., 1986, Prebreakup sedimentary and volcanic
sequences on rifted continental margin of Wilkes Land, Antarctica: American Association of
Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 70, no. 7, p. 921.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, S.L., Smith, G.L., Childs, Jonathan R., and Stagg, H.M.J., 1985, Moho topography
and deep structure across the continent-ocean transition, Wilkes Land, Antarctica: American
Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 66, no. 46, p. 1072.<BR>
<HR>
Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., 1987, The Antarctic continental margin;
geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral
Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, 221 p.<BR>
<HR>
Moore, G.W., and Eittreim, Stephen L., 1987, Mechanism of extension and rifting at the
Antarctica continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The
Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 89-97.<BR>
<HR>
Childs, J.R., and Stagg, H.M.J., 1987, The deep crustal structure of the Wilkes Land
continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The
Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 99-116.<BR>
<HR>
Koenig, M., 1987, Geophysical data from the continental margin off Wilkes Land, Antarctica;
implications for breakup and dispersal of Australia-Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and
Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore
Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 5A, p. 117-145.<BR>
<HR>
Chase, T.E., Seekins, B.A., Young, J.D., and Eittreim, Stephen L., 1987, Marine topography of
offshore Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The
Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 147-149.<BR>
<HR>
Hampton, Monty A., Kravitz, J.H., and Luepke, Gretchen, 1987, Geology of sediment cores
from the George V continental margin, Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton,
Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes
Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A,
p. 151-174.<BR>
<HR>
Barnes, P.W., 1987, Morphologic studies of the Wilkes Land continental shelf, Antarctica;
glacial and iceberg effects, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The
Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 175-194.<BR>
<HR>
Domack, E.W., 1987, Preliminary stratigraphy for a portion of the Wilkes Land continental
shelf, Antarctica; evidence from till provenance, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty
A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A,
p. 195-203.<BR>
<HR>
Kvenvolden, K.A., Golan-Bac, Margaret, and Rapp, J.B., 1987, Hydrocarbon geochemistry of
sediments offshore from Antarctica; Wilkes Land continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L.,
and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of
offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science
Series, v. 5A, p. 205-213.<BR>
<HR>
Truswell, E.M., 1987, The palynology of core samples from the S.P. Lee Wilkes Land cruise,
in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology
and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources,
Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 215-218.<BR>
<HR>
Moore, G.W., 1987, Provenance of glacial stones dredged off Wilkes Land, Antarctica, in Eittreim,
Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics
of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science
Series, v. 5A, p. 219-221.<BR>
<HR>
Barnes, Peter W., Edwards, Brian D., and Karl, Herman A., 1990, Morphologic, stratigraphic, and
sedimentologic studies of surficial sediments off Wilkes Land and in the western Ross Sea, in
Cooper, Alan K., and Webb, Peter N., eds., International workshop on Antarctic offshore acoustic
stratigraphy (Antostrat); overview and extended abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
90-0309, p. 42-43.<BR>
<HR>
Childs, Jonathan R., and Cochrane, Guy R., 1990, Sonobuoy seismic data over the Ross Sea and Wilkes
Land continental margins, in Cooper, Alan K., and Webb, Peter N., eds., International workshop on
Antarctic offshore acoustic stratigraphy (Antostrat); overview and extended abstracts: U.S.
Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0309, p. 97-101.<BR>
<HR>
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  1. How should this data set be cited?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>, 20131029, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-1-84-AN in Antarctica from 01/04/1984 to 02/01/1984: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: 129.74580
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: 173.18375
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -43.58359
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -77.10433

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 04-Jan-1984
    Ending_Date: 01-Feb-1984
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Antarctica
      This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • Point

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.

      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


  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Gravity with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/grav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.html>


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Aaron Dunwald (Chief Engineer); Barb Blubaugh (Navigator); Bruce Richmond (Geologist); Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician); George Moore (Geologist); Gerry O'Brien (Mechanical Technician); Greg Smith (Geologist); Hal Williams (Mechanical Technician); Howard Stagg (Geophysicist); Joe Kravitz (Geologist, NOAA); John Veevers (Geologist, MacQuarie U); Jon Childs (Geophysicist); Keith Kvenvolden (Geochemist); Kris Johnson (Navigator); Larry Kooker (Electronics Technician); Marge Golan-Bac (Navigator); Monty Hampton (Chief Scientist); Pat Moore (Chief Mate); Peter Barnes (Geologist); Steve Eittreim (Chief Scientist)

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Why was the data set created?

These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 19-Jan-1996 (process 1 of 4)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/03/85 CAROLYN DUA0:[DATA.L184AN.N]L184AN.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    Input was...
    03/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L1.N]NEW.054;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 31-Oct-1998 (process 2 of 4)
    Gravity Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l184an/grav/l-1-84-an.155_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    11/26/85 BARB DUA0:[DATA.L184AN.G]L184AN.155;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
    
    editing, skipnsave, and eotvos corrections made by Jon Childs
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/03/85 CAROLYN DUA0:[DATA.L184AN.N]L184AN.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    03/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L1.N]NEW.054;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 21-Jun-2012 (process 3 of 4)
    Magnetics Data
    06/21/2012 carolyn l-1-84-an.260_070
    
    Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
    IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM <http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/IAGA/vmod/igrf11.f>
    with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
    /infobank/programs/mag/magred11/magred11.for
    Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
    with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
    
    Input was...
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l184an/mag/l-1-84-an.240_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    03/21/85 CAROLYN USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L184AN.M]L184AN.240;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    013/2348-029/0813 was L14M10.201
    029/0945-030/0432 was L14M11.201
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/03/85 CAROLYN DUA0:[DATA.L184AN.N]L184AN.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    03/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L1.N]NEW.054;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 31-Oct-1998 (process 4 of 4)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l184an/bath/l-1-84-an.330_070
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    05/01/85 BECKIE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L184AN.B]L184AN.330;
    DRA1:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    Bathymetry is edited digitrack data.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/03/85 CAROLYN DUA0:[DATA.L184AN.N]L184AN.070;
    DRB0:[DRS.NAV]EOTCSSP.EXE;
    
    03/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L1.N]NEW.054;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Unknown, USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details:
    Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, M.A., 1985, Marine geological and geophysical investigations of the Wilkes Land continental margin, 1984: Antarctic Journal of the United States, v. 19, no. 5, p. 82-84. Eittreim, Stephen L., Hampton, Monty A., and Childs, Jonathan R., 1985, Seismic-reflection signature of Cretaceous continental breakup on the Wilkes Land margin, Antarctica: Science, v. 229, no. 4718, p. 1082-1084. Eittreim, S.L., Hampton, Monty A., Childs, J.R., and Moore, G.W., 1984, The East Antarctic passive margin; structure and seismic stratigraphy across its continent-ocean boundary, in AGU 1984 fall meeting: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 65, no. 45, p. 1105. Eittreim, S.L., Hampton, M.A., Smith, G.L., and Childs, J.R., 1986, Marine geophysical data from the Wilkes Land continental margin, Antarctica: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0339, 9 p. Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., 1986, Prebreakup sedimentary and volcanic sequences on rifted continental margin of Wilkes Land, Antarctica: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 70, no. 7, p. 921. Eittreim, S.L., Smith, G.L., Childs, Jonathan R., and Stagg, H.M.J., 1985, Moho topography and deep structure across the continent-ocean transition, Wilkes Land, Antarctica: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 66, no. 46, p. 1072. Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., 1987, The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, 221 p. Moore, G.W., and Eittreim, Stephen L., 1987, Mechanism of extension and rifting at the Antarctica continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 89-97. Childs, J.R., and Stagg, H.M.J., 1987, The deep crustal structure of the Wilkes Land continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 99-116. Koenig, M., 1987, Geophysical data from the continental margin off Wilkes Land, Antarctica; implications for breakup and dispersal of Australia-Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 117-145. Chase, T.E., Seekins, B.A., Young, J.D., and Eittreim, Stephen L., 1987, Marine topography of offshore Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 147-149. Hampton, Monty A., Kravitz, J.H., and Luepke, Gretchen, 1987, Geology of sediment cores from the George V continental margin, Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 151-174. Barnes, P.W., 1987, Morphologic studies of the Wilkes Land continental shelf, Antarctica; glacial and iceberg effects, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 175-194. Domack, E.W., 1987, Preliminary stratigraphy for a portion of the Wilkes Land continental shelf, Antarctica; evidence from till provenance, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 195-203. Kvenvolden, K.A., Golan-Bac, Margaret, and Rapp, J.B., 1987, Hydrocarbon geochemistry of sediments offshore from Antarctica; Wilkes Land continental margin, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 205-213. Truswell, E.M., 1987, The palynology of core samples from the S.P. Lee Wilkes Land cruise, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 215-218. Moore, G.W., 1987, Provenance of glacial stones dredged off Wilkes Land, Antarctica, in Eittreim, Stephen L., and Hampton, Monty A., eds., The Antarctic continental margin; geology and geophysics of offshore Wilkes Land: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 5A, p. 219-221. Barnes, Peter W., Edwards, Brian D., and Karl, Herman A., 1990, Morphologic, stratigraphic, and sedimentologic studies of surficial sediments off Wilkes Land and in the western Ross Sea, in Cooper, Alan K., and Webb, Peter N., eds., International workshop on Antarctic offshore acoustic stratigraphy (Antostrat); overview and extended abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0309, p. 42-43. Childs, Jonathan R., and Cochrane, Guy R., 1990, Sonobuoy seismic data over the Ross Sea and Wilkes Land continental margins, in Cooper, Alan K., and Webb, Peter N., eds., International workshop on Antarctic offshore acoustic stratigraphy (Antostrat); overview and extended abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-0309, p. 97-101. <A HREF="<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/86-MGG-27>"><http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/86-MGG-27>



How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Identified as best available version.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Unspecified

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

    Unspecified

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    Start and end date/times of data

    Navigation Data (l-1-84-an.070)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198401042117380    198401060155250
    198401060205460    198401100848000
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  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Unspecified


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

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.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data L-1-84-AN data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.meta.html>

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.nav.html>

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Data format: ASCII Size: 1.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.mag.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.bath.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l184an/html/l-1-84-an.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 29-Oct-2013
    Metadata author:
    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Metadata standard:
    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/> (FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>)


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