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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:
        Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-2-79-NC
        in Northern California from 10/30/1979 to 11/05/1979
      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/l-2-79-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Gary Greene. Geological and Geophysical
      data (3dot5khz, 12khz, uniboom, airgun, chaindredge, gravity,
      magnetics, integratednavigation, RhoRho, miniranger) of field
      activity L-2-79-NC in Northern California from 10/30/1979 to
      11/05/1979,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-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 -

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      12khz                         12 khz bathymetry

      uniboom

      airgun                        single-channel airgun

      chaindredge

      gravity

      magnetics                     magnetometer

      integratednavigation

      RhoRho                        Loran C Rho-Rho

      miniranger


      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: 19791030
        Ending_Date: 19791105

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.12368
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.17273
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.81447
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 32.61968

  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: Marine Geophysics
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Gravity Field
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Magnetic Field
      Theme_Keyword: Magnetic Anomalies
      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: California
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      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:
    Brent Dalrymple (Geologist);
    Carrie Carpenter (Dafe Curator);
    Dave Clague (Geologist);
    Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician);
    Dave Nagle (Watchstander);
    Frank Johnson (Chief Mate);
    Gary Greene (Chief Scientist);
    Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician);
    Gordon Tanner (Electronics Technician);
    Jed Tooke (Navigator);
    Jeep Johnson (Unsp Investigatr);
    Jim Saltzgaber (Chief Engineer);
    Joe Edwards (Mechanical Technician);
    Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator);
    Kevin Heston (Watchstander);
    Pat McCrory (Navigator);
    Rich Rauch (Watchstander);
    Richard Heagney (Ship Captain);
    Sara Grisom (Watchstander)

  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 (l-2-79-nc.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197910301736000    197910310200000
    >197910310224000    197910311758000
    >197910311824000    197911011648000
    >197911011712000    197911030244000
    >197911030306000    197911040956000
    >197911041044000    197911051614000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (l-2-79-nc.111_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197910301750200    197910310522400
    >197910310532000    197910310555400
    >197910310738400    197910310746000
    >197910310801000    197910310810200
    >197910310837000    197911021810200
    >197911021817200    197911021818200
    >197911021828200    197911031519200
    >197911031724200    197911031731400
    >197911031846400    197911031846400
    >197911031857200    197911031911000
    >197911032008200    197911032029400
    >197911032335200    197911032355400
    >197911040001200    197911040006200
    >197911040014000    197911040034400
    >197911040300400    197911040330200
    >197911040336000    197911040344000
    >197911040403200    197911040414400
    >197911040433400    197911040450200
    >197911040521400    197911051614000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Magnetics Data (l-2-79-nc.220_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197910301838260    197911022341380
    >197911030727080    197911030727120
    >197911030815200    197911030815480
    >197911031013260    197911031017060
    >197911031102250    197911031102410
    >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.
        >
        >05/10/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]L279NC.010;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename is l279nc.sdrcc1._ from VAM076
        >
      Process_Date: 20080916

      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:
        Gravity Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l279nc/grav/l-2-79-nc.111_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >2/10/86 DUA0:[DATA.L279NC.G]L279NC.111:
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT;
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/10/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]L279NC.010;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename is l279nc.sdrcc1._ from VAM076
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20081003

      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:
        Magnetics Data
        >06/20/2012 carolyn l-2-79-nc.220_050
        >
        >Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
        >IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM 
        >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/l279nc/mag/l-2-79-nc.200_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/14/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L279NC.M]L279NC.200;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >was L279NC._.MAGSC1 on TAM196
        >was L279NC220.DAT   on VAM196
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/10/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]L279NC.010;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename is l279nc.sdrcc1._ from VAM076
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20120620

      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: Northern California
  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: Gravity with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Magnetics 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 L-2-79-NC 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: 0.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-nc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 3.8

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-nc.grav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 4.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-nc.mag.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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