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Geophysical data of field activity L-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 11/25/1979 to 11/30/1979

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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: 20131101
Title:
Geophysical data of field activity L-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 11/25/1979 to 11/30/1979
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-5a-79-nc.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-79-nc.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Dave McCulloch. Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, uniboom, airgun, 24channel, dopplersonar, integratednavigation, LoranC, transitsatellite, bathnav, gravity) of field activity L-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 11/25/1979 to 11/30/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-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
24channel 24-channel seismic
dopplersonar
integratednavigation
LoranC
transitsatellite
bathnav bathymetry/navigation
gravity
Publications -
McCulloch, D.S., Mann, D.M., Sliter, R., and McClellan, P.H., 1988, Multichannel seismic-
reflection profiles collected in 1979, between latitudes 34 degrees 15' and 36 degrees 30'
north, off the California coast from Pt. Conception to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 88-0224, 3 p., 1 sheet. <BR>

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: 19791125
Ending_Date: 19791130

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.85150
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.43670
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.25960
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 32.78660

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: 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:
Barbara Seekins (Watchstander); Dave Aldridge (Geophysicist); Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician); Dave McCulloch (Chief Scientist); Dave Molzan (Geologist); Dennis Mann (Watchstander); Don Auburn (Chief Engineer); Frank Johnson (Chief Mate); Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician); Harry Hill (Electronics Technician); Jeanne Blank (Watchstander); Jeff Rupert (Mechanical Technician); Jerry Foreman (Unsp Investigatr); Jon Greenberg (Geophysicist); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Kevin Heston (Navigator); Larry Kooker (Mechanical Technician); Steve May (Watchstander); Terry Ruff (Ship Captain)
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:
McCulloch, D.S., Mann, D.M., Sliter, R., and McClellan, P.H., 1988, Multichannel seismic- reflection profiles collected in 1979, between latitudes 34 degrees 15' and 36 degrees 30' north, off the California coast from Pt. Conception to Point Sur: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-0224, 3 p., 1 sheet.



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-5a-79-nc.012 [DRS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197911250220200    197911291556050
197911291618510    197911300010450
197911300032170    197911300131150
197911300200250    197911300842250
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Gravity Data (l-5a-79-nc.112_012)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197911250220200    197911251520000
197911251614200    197911271446200
197911271453200    197911271953400
197911272020400    197911280119200
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Seismic Shots Data (l-5a-79-nc.420_012)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197911270402000    197911270746310
197911270754000    197911270922020
197911270958000    197911272126260
197911272228000    197911280621060
197911280716000    197911281855500
197911281957000    197911290227460
197911290431000    197911291530560
197911291618000    197911292303010
197911292332000    197911300824380
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.

12/06/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[L5A79NC.N.PLOT]L5A79NC_DAY331.010;3
DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED.EXE]NAVED.EXE;
Dead reckoning data
CLEANED UP SECTION OF TRACK FROM 3310924200 - 3311238200 TO MATCH BETTER
WITH THE ORIGINAL DATA.

10/14/87 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[PAT.NAV]L5A79NC.011
This file is a combination of L579NC.010 (new name:
L5A79NC.010) AND L5A79NCPRT2.011. The .010 file
has not been smoothed.

10/14/87 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[PAT.NAV]L5A79NCPRT2.011;
DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;6
This file is navigation taken from shotpoint logs
and smoothed by Clint Steele.  Starting time for
this portion of the navigation starts at 3310402190
and continues until the end of the shotpoint data.

12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L579NC.N]L579NC.010;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename is l579nc.drcpc1._.

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>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Gravity Data
10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l5a79nc/grav/l-5a-79-nc.112_012
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

11/19/85 BARB DUA0:[DATA.L579NC.G]L579NC.116;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4

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

12/06/90 MHAMER DRS$DATA:[L5A79NC.N.PLOT]L5A79NC_DAY331.010;3
DUA0:[DRS.PLT.NAVED.EXE]NAVED.EXE;
Dead reckoning data
CLEANED UP SECTION OF TRACK FROM 3310924200 - 3311238200 TO MATCH BETTER
WITH THE ORIGINAL DATA.

10/14/87 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[PAT.NAV]L5A79NC.011
This file is a combination of L579NC.010 (new name:
L5A79NC.010) AND L5A79NCPRT2.011. The .010 file
has not been smoothed.

10/14/87 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[PAT.NAV]L5A79NCPRT2.011;
DUA0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;6
This file is navigation taken from shotpoint logs
and smoothed by Clint Steele.  Starting time for
this portion of the navigation starts at 3310402190
and continues until the end of the shotpoint data.

12/24/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L579NC.N]L579NC.010;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
Original filename is l579nc.drcpc1._.

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>



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:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.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-5A-79-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-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: 0.4

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-79-nc.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 2.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-79-nc.grav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.8

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5a79nc/html/l-5a-79-nc.seis.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131101

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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