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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-6-83-SP in Southern Pacific from 12/05/1983 to 12/11/1983

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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-6-83-SP in Southern Pacific from 12/05/1983 to 12/11/1983
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-6-83-sp.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l683sp/html/l-6-83-sp.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Bill Normark. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, gravity, airgun, sidescansonar, gravitycore, DelNortenav, transitsatellite, tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph, underwatercamera, expendablebatthermograph, rangerange) of field activity L-6-83-SP in Southern Pacific from 12/05/1983 to 12/11/1983, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l683sp/html/l-6-83-sp.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
gravity shipboard gravity
airgun single-channel airgun
sidescansonar
gravitycore
DelNortenav
transitsatellite
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
expendablebatthermograph exp. bathy thermograph
underwatercamera
expendablebatthermograph
rangerange
Publications -
Chase, T.E., Normark, W.R., Wilde, P., Gutmacher, Christina E., Seekins, B.A., Lund,
K.E., and Vath, S.C., 1988, Marine topography of offshore Tutuila Island, Samoa Islands:
Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series, v. MCH068, 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: 19831205
Ending_Date: 19831211

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -171.12566
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -170.54071
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -14.16369
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -14.44180

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
Theme_Keyword: Marine Metering
Theme_Keyword: Temperature / Salinity / Conductance Gauges
Theme_Keyword: Experimental Bathymetry Thermograph

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Samoa
Place_Keyword: South Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Southern Pacific
Place_Keyword: Southern Pacific Ocean


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:
Aaron Dunwald (Chief Engineer); Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Barbara Seekins (Navigator); Bill Normark (Chief Scientist); Charlotte Brunner (Biologist, UCB); Charlotte Pierce (Unsp Investigatr); Chris Gutmacher (Dafe Curator); Chris Poppe (Chief Mate); Gordon Tanner (Electronics Technician); Hank Chezar (Unsp Investigatr); Jon Erickson (Mechanical Technician); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Mary Hunt (Geologist, UCB); Michele Krup (Navigator, UCB); Pat Wilde (Geologist, UCB); Paul Wenberg (Mechanical Technician); Rick Viall (Electronics Technician); Roy Fields (Electronics Technician); Ted Dengler (Geologist, UCB); Tom Chase (Geologist)
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:
Chase, T.E., Normark, W.R., Wilde, P., Gutmacher, Christina E., Seekins, B.A., Lund, K.E., and Vath, S.C., 1988, Marine topography of offshore Tutuila Island, Samoa Islands: Geological Society of America Map and Chart Series, v. MCH068, 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-6-83-sp.072)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
198312052203000    198312110019000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Gravity Data (l-6-83-sp.110_072)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
198312052203050    198312110018590
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (l-6-83-sp.330_072)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
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198312060228240    198312060326180
198312060332180    198312060332180
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198312060932360    198312060951360
198312060956480    198312061220360
198312061226120    198312061248060
198312061254300    198312061435300
198312061442120    198312061449420
198312061455540    198312061616300
198312061623060    198312061646300
198312061651420    198312061735000
198312061740060    198312061809540
198312061816000    198312061905180
198312061910240    198312061925060
198312061931060    198312061943360
198312061950000    198312062007240
198312062013240    198312062320360
198312062325480    198312070005360
198312070012000    198312070203000
198312070209180    198312070245060
198312070253540    198312070313540
198312070322240    198312070357420
198312070405000    198312070406480
198312070412060    198312070418300
198312070426000    198312070512120
198312070519540    198312070609540
198312070615000    198312070656060
198312070701180    198312070900540
198312070908120    198312071048480
198312071055000    198312071123180
198312071129180    198312071152000
198312071158060    198312071216300
198312071221540    198312071226300
198312071232540    198312071406180
198312071412060    198312071510120
198312071515180    198312071731480
198312071737360    198312071749060
198312071757300    198312071820360
198312071827180    198312071928360
198312071934480    198312072017060
198312072024420    198312072040060
198312072045180    198312072118540
198312072125480    198312072159300
198312072206360    198312072206360
198312072213420    198312072221000
198312072228000    198312072254540
198312072300000    198312072300000
198312072306000    198312072308000
198312072314540    198312080049060
198312080055180    198312080120000
198312080235060    198312080315420
198312080325000    198312080802120
198312080807180    198312080857300
198312080902420    198312080935300
198312080940480    198312081145000
198312081600000    198312081639060
198312081820000    198312081858240
198312082215000    198312090023300
198312090029300    198312090031060
198312090038120    198312090253540
198312090300000    198312090410000
198312090415360    198312090420000
198312090430000    198312090434180
198312090440360    198312090501000
198312090814000    198312090904360
198312090909540    198312090916240
198312090925060    198312090925060
198312090931240    198312091002300
198312091008540    198312091009420
198312091015000    198312091019540
198312091026060    198312091027000
198312091035000    198312091100240
198312092058360    198312092106180
198312092112000    198312092112000
198312092117360    198312092119180
198312092125000    198312092125000
198312092131180    198312092245000
198312092251480    198312092311120
198312092319540    198312092333240
198312092339480    198312092339480
198312092345000    198312100034240
198312100040000    198312100119360
198312100125000    198312100259540
198312100305000    198312100305000
198312100310060    198312100314060
198312100322060    198312100446000
198312100451480    198312100851180
198312100856480    198312101058420
198312101104420    198312101144360
198312101150480    198312101300060
198312101307540    198312101314540
198312101320540    198312101332480
198312101340000    198312101404120
198312101411360    198312101434360
198312101439480    198312101456300
198312101502240    198312101556240
198312101602240    198312101711360
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198312101828480    198312101845000
198312101851540    198312102107480
198312102114540    198312102243000
198312102250000    198312102255000
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.

05/16/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L683SP.N]NEW.072;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4

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/l683sp/grav/l-6-83-sp.110_072
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

05/13/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L683SP.G]L683SP.110;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
Meter 53

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

05/16/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L683SP.N]NEW.072;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4

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>

Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Bathymetry Data
10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l683sp/bath/l-6-83-sp.330_072
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

05/15/85 BECKIE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L683SP.B]L683SP.330;
DRA1:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
This file was hand-digetized in 2-way travel time (secs)

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

05/16/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L683SP.N]NEW.072;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4

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: Southern Pacific
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:
Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>

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>



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-6-83-SP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l683sp/html/l-6-83-sp.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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Digital_Transfer_Option:
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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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