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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:
        Geophysical data of field activity L-5B-79-NC in Central
        Coast, Northern California from 12/01/1979 to 12/16/1979
      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-5b-79-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5b79nc/html/l-5b-79-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Dave McCulloch. Geophysical data
      (3dot5khz, 12khz, uniboom, 24channel, gravity, miniranger,
      transitsatellite, LoranC, integratednavigation) of field
      activity L-5B-79-NC in Central Coast, Northern California
      from 12/01/1979 to 12/16/1979,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5b79nc/html/l-5b-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

      24channel                     24-channel airgun

      gravity

      miniranger

      transitsatellite

      LoranC

      integratednavigation


      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: 19791201
        Ending_Date: 19791216

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.90690
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.63760
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 35.56070
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.48820

  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: Central Coast, Northern California
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Southern 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) , 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:
    Barbara Seekins (Watchstander);
    Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician);
    Dave McCulloch (Chief Scientist);
    Don Auburn (Chief Engineer);
    Frank Johnson (Chief Mate);
    Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician);
    Harry Hill (Electronics Technician);
    Jeanne Blank (Watchstander);
    Jeff Rupert (Mechanical Technician);
    Dennis Mann (Navigator);
    Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator);
    Larry Kooker (Mechanical Technician);
    Pat McCrory (Navigator);
    Rex Sanders (Navigator);
    Rick Viall (Watchstander);
    Terry Ruff (Ship Captain)

  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-5b-79-nc.070)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197912012350300    197912031758240
    >197912031805140    197912040425300
    >197912040431370    197912050151200
    >197912060401200    197912071853200
    >197912071902400    197912081716400
    >197912082052200    197912082356200
    >197912090054590    197912101532200
    >197912101545360    197912101609090
    >197912101625420    197912101626220
    >197912101634560    197912101656520
    >197912101711110    197912101820180
    >197912102125140    197912122016200
    >197912122034100    197912130610400
    >197912130619150    197912131801200
    >197912131811350    197912131927400
    >197912131934270    197912151445200
    >197912151454530    197912161800300
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (l-5b-79-nc.165_070)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197912020034060    197912020224060
    >197912020311300    197912020503300
    >197912020510300    197912020526300
    >197912020536300    197912020706300
    >197912020719300    197912020721300
    >197912020729300    197912021121300
    >197912021210300    197912022106300
    >197912022205300    197912022209300
    >197912022223300    197912022241300
    >197912022257300    197912030407060
    >197912030514060    197912030706060
    >197912030716060    197912031048060
    >197912031147060    197912031651060
    >197912031749060    197912031753240
    >197912031800120    197912031800120
    >197912031806300    197912040034300
    >197912040159300    197912040421300
    >197912040427480    197912040532060
    >197912040731060    197912041241060
    >197912041342060    197912050026420
    >197912050144300    197912050904300
    >197912050948300    197912052020300
    >197912052101300    197912060343300
    >197912090757000    197912091024000
    >197912091040000    197912091522000
    >197912091601180    197912092249180
    >197912092311180    197912100023180
    >197912100120180    197912100830180
    >197912100920180    197912101526180
    >197912101533300    197912101745300
    >197912101822300    197912110227180
    >197912110310180    197912111116180
    >197912111211180    197912111957180
    >197912112033180    197912120527420
    >197912120610420    197912121320420
    >197912121356420    197912122013000
    >197912122034180    197912122138180
    >197912122240180    197912130558180
    >197912130701180    197912130805180
    >197912130816180    197912131500420
    >197912131538420    197912131756420
    >197912131808180    197912131808180
    >197912131816420    197912131922420
    >197912131930420    197912132054420
    >197912132158420    197912140244420
    >197912140318420    197912140420420
    >197912140431420    197912140533420
    >197912140552420    197912141131000
    >197912141145000    197912141151000
    >197912141230000    197912141604000
    >197912141643000    197912141849180
    >197912142110180    197912150004180
    >197912150015180    197912150228180
    >197912150320180    197912150433180
    >197912150445180    197912150738180
    >197912150805180    197912151441180
    >197912151453180    197912151453180
    >197912151459180    197912151511180
    >197912151539180    197912151559180
    >197912151631180    197912151807180
    >197912151825180    197912152339300
    >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$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]NEW.070;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename is l579nc.drcpf1._ from VAM138
        >
      Process_Date: 19971223

      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/l5b79nc/grav/l-5b-79-nc.165_070
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/02/86 CLINT DUA0:[DATA.L579NC]L579NC.165;
        >DRB0:[CLINT]REFMTJCGRV.EXE;
        >reformatted from JChilds l579nc.sm_grv
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/10/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]NEW.070;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename is l579nc.drcpf1._ from VAM138
        >
        >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) , 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: Central Coast, 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: 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-5B-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: 0.6

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5b79nc/html/l-5b-79-nc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.6

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l5b79nc/html/l-5b-79-nc.grav.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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