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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-2-79-NC in Northern California from 10/30/1979 to 11/05/1979

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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:
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) <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-2-79-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) <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:
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) <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/>




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) <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:
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) <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:
Magnetics Data
06/20/2012 carolyn l-2-79-nc.220_050

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/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) <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: 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 <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/grav.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.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 L-2-79-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l279nc/html/l-2-79-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.
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) <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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