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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: 20140504
Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-2-77-NC in Off San Mateo, Northern California from 04/11/1977 to 04/25/1977
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/l-2-77-nc.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l277nc/html/l-2-77-nc.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Bill Normark. Geological and Geophysical data (airgun, sonobuoy, gravity, 3dot5khz, boomerangcore, integratednavigation, miniranger, transitsatellite, freefallgrab) of field activity L-2-77-NC in Off San Mateo, Northern California from 04/11/1977 to 04/25/1977, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l277nc/html/l-2-77-nc.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 -
airgun single-channel airgun
sonobuoy
gravity
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
boomerangcore
integratednavigation
miniranger
transitsatellite
freefallgrab
Publications -
Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel
and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223.
available on line at:
<A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target
="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, P., Spencer, J.E., 1977, Active and relict
channel systems, and the growth pattern on Monterey submarine fan, California: Geological
Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 7, p. 1116-1117.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1978, Sedimentological features and growth of the Monterey
deep-sea fan off central California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 151. <BR>
<HR>
Hess, G.R., Normark, W.R., and Gutmacher, C.E., 1979, Sur submarine slide, Monterey Fan,
central California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 11, no. 3,
p. 83-84.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1979, Sediment transport processes on the Monterey Deep-Sea Fan: U.S.
Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 150.<BR>
<HR>
Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1980, Quaternary styles of California submarine fans: American
Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 3, p. 443-444.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Stow, D.A.V., and Bowen, A.J., 1980, Sediment waves on the Monterey Fan
levee; a preliminary physical interpretation: Marine Geology, v. 37, no. 1-2, p. 1-18.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., and Hess, Gordon R., 1980, Quaternary growth patterns of California
submarine fans, in Field, Michael E., Bouma, Arnold H., Colburn, Ivan P., Douglas, Robert G.,
and Ingle, James C., eds., Proceedings of the Quaternary depositional environments of the
Pacific Coast: Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium, no. 4, p. 201-210. <BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, 1984, Monterey Fan;
growth pattern control by basin morphology and changing sea levels: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 3,
no. 2-4, p. 93-99. <BR>
<HR>
Wilde, Pat, Normark, William R., Chase, Thomas E., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1985,
Potential petroleum reservoirs on deep-sea fans off Central California, in Bouma, Arnold H.,
Normark, William R., and Barnes, Neal E., eds., Submarine fans and related turbidite systems:
New York, NY, Springer-Verlag.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1988, Sur submarine slide, Monterey Fan,
Central California: Sedimentology, v. 35, no. 4, p. 629-647.<BR>
<HR>
Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1989, Major submarine fans of the California
continental rise, Winterer, E.L., and Hussong, Donald M., and Decker, Robert W., eds., The eastern
Pacific Ocean and Hawaii: Denver, CO, Geological Society of America.<BR>
<HR>
Gutmacher, C.E., and Normark, W.R., 1993, Sur submarine landslide, a deep-water
sediment slope failure, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine
landslides; selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological
Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 158-166.<BR>

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Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19770411
Ending_Date: 19770425

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -125.71333
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.16348
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.68067
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.27931

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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 Gravity Field
Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: CA
Place_Keyword: Central California EEZ
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern California
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Off San Mateo, Northern California
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) <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:
Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Tom Chase (Oceanographer); Joe Edwards (Mechanical Technician); Chris Gutmacher (Geologist); Gordon Hess (Geologist); Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician); Rick Hollar (Geologist, UCB); Jim Mackrow (Chief Mate); John Simpson (Chief Engineer); Terry Kelley (Electronics Technician); Jackie Miller (Geologist); Bill Normark (Chief Scientist); John Oldson (Geologist, UCB); James Sandusky (Geologist, UCB/LBL); Jon Spencer (Geologist); Dorrik Stow (Geologist, Dalhouise U); Paul Twichell (Mechanical Technician); Pat Wilde (Geologist, UCB/LBL)
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:
Fildani, Andrea, and Normark, W.R., 2004, Late Quaternary evolution of channel and lobe complexes of Monterey Fan, Marine Geology 206, p. 199-223. available on line at: <A HREF ="<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf>" target ="new"><http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/reports/reprints/Fildani_MG_206.pdf> Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Chase, T.E., Wilde, P., Spencer, J.E., 1977, Active and relict channel systems, and the growth pattern on Monterey submarine fan, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 9, no. 7, p. 1116-1117. Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1978, Sedimentological features and growth of the Monterey deep-sea fan off central California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1100, p. 151. Hess, G.R., Normark, W.R., and Gutmacher, C.E., 1979, Sur submarine slide, Monterey Fan, central California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 11, no. 3, p. 83-84. Normark, W.R., and Hess, G.R., 1979, Sediment transport processes on the Monterey Deep-Sea Fan: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1150, p. 150. Hess, G.R., and Normark, W.R., 1980, Quaternary styles of California submarine fans: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 64, no. 3, p. 443-444. Normark, W.R., Hess, G.R., Stow, D.A.V., and Bowen, A.J., 1980, Sediment waves on the Monterey Fan levee; a preliminary physical interpretation: Marine Geology, v. 37, no. 1-2, p. 1-18. Normark, William R., and Hess, Gordon R., 1980, Quaternary growth patterns of California submarine fans, in Field, Michael E., Bouma, Arnold H., Colburn, Ivan P., Douglas, Robert G., and Ingle, James C., eds., Proceedings of the Quaternary depositional environments of the Pacific Coast: Pacific Coast Paleogeography Symposium, no. 4, p. 201-210. Normark, William R., Gutmacher, Christina E., Chase, T.E., Wilde, Pat, 1984, Monterey Fan; growth pattern control by basin morphology and changing sea levels: Geo-Marine Letters, v. 3, no. 2-4, p. 93-99. Wilde, Pat, Normark, William R., Chase, Thomas E., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1985, Potential petroleum reservoirs on deep-sea fans off Central California, in Bouma, Arnold H., Normark, William R., and Barnes, Neal E., eds., Submarine fans and related turbidite systems: New York, NY, Springer-Verlag. Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1988, Sur submarine slide, Monterey Fan, Central California: Sedimentology, v. 35, no. 4, p. 629-647. Normark, William R., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 1989, Major submarine fans of the California continental rise, Winterer, E.L., and Hussong, Donald M., and Decker, Robert W., eds., The eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii: Denver, CO, Geological Society of America. Gutmacher, C.E., and Normark, W.R., 1993, Sur submarine landslide, a deep-water sediment slope failure, in Schwab, W.C., Lee, H.J., Twichell, D.C., eds., Submarine landslides; selected studies in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2002, p. 158-166.



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 (l-2-77-nc.012 [DRS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197704112006000    197704240046200
197704240101200    197704251149200
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Gravity Data (l-2-77-nc.111_012)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197704112006100    197704160439400
197704160447300    197704202348000
197704202358200    197704251149200
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Positional_Accuracy:
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Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
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Lineage:

Process_Step:
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Navigation Data
Converted to time format with year at start.

01/23/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L277NC.N]L277NC.012;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Edited DR's.

Process_Date: 19960119

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>

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10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l277nc/grav/l-2-77-nc.111_012
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

11/27/85 BARB DUA0:[DATA.L277NC.G]L277NC.111
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5

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

01/23/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L277NC.N]L277NC.012;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Edited DR's.

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>



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Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees

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Depth_Distance_Units: meters
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Overview_Description:
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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 L-2-77-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l277nc/html/l-2-77-nc.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.
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Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20140504

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>

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