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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-6-84-SP in Solomon Islands from 06/08/1984 to 06/25/1984
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Jack Vedder, Jim Colwell. Geological and Geophysical data (3dot5khz, 12khz, gravity, tempsalinometer, expendablebatthermograph, dopplersonar, radar, transitsatellite, uniboom, airgun, airgunmonitor, 24channel, sonobuoy, dartcore, gravitycore, chaindredge) of field activity L-6-84-SP in Solomon Islands from 06/08/1984 to 06/25/1984, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l684sp/html/l-6-84-sp.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
gravity shipboard gravity
tempsalinometer temperature/salinity/conductance gauges
expendablebatthermograph exp. bathy thermograph
dopplersonar
radar
transitsatellite
uniboom
airgun single-channel airgun
airgunmonitor single-channel airgun monitor
24channel 24-channel seismic
sonobuoy
dartcore
gravitycore
chaindredge
Notes -
To view location of multichannel line 401, go to 'Download seis' (Google Earth downloads) and
Google Earth will load line locations with start (green triangle) and end
(red dot) of lines (labeled with line numbers).
To view multichannel records of line 401, click on filelog(s) (pdf) under Scanned Materials.
Publications -
Vedder, J.G., Bruns, T.R., and Colwell, J.B., 1987, Aspects of Regional
Geology Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea Joint Cruise Report, R/V
S.P. Lee, 1984
<BR>
Vedder, J.G., Colwell, J.B., Bruns, Terry R., and Cooper, Alan K., 1986, Regional offshore
geology of central and western Solomon Islands and Bougainville, Papua New Guinea: American
Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 70, no. 7, p. 937-938. <BR>
<HR>
Cochrane, Guy R., Cooper, Alan K., and Bruns, Terry R., 1986, Modelling of sonobuoy
refraction data from the Kilinailau Trench, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea: American
Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 67, no. 44, p. 1196.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., Tiffin, D.L., and Colwell, J.B., 1984, Geology, tectonic evolution and
petroleum potential of the central Solomons Basin; results of recent tripartite cruises:
Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, v. 12, p. 523-524.<BR>
<HR>
Mann, D.M., 1986, Multichannel seismic operations for CCOP/SOPAC Cruise, Leg 3, Solomon Islands,
in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific
island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral
Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 35-40.<BR>
<HR>
Cooper, A.K., and Wood, R.A., 1986, Wide-angle seismic-reflection and -refraction data from
the Solomon Islands, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and
offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 41-47.<BR>
<HR>
Cooper, A.K., Bruns, T.R., and Wood, R.A., 1986, Crustal structure of the Solomon Islands
intra-arc basins from sonobuoy seismic studies, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy,
S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon
Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4,
p. 135-156.<BR>
<HR>
Cooper, A.K., Marlow, Michael S., and Bruns, T.R., 1986, Deep structure of the central and
southern Solomon Islands region; implications for tectonic origin, in Vedder, John G., Pound,
K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central
and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth
Science Series, v. 4, p. 157-175.<BR>
<HR>
Bruns, T.R., Cooper, A.K., Mann, D.M., and Vedder, John G., 1986, Seismic stratigraphy and
structure of sedimentary basins in the Solomon Islands region, in Vedder, John G., Pound,
K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central
and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth
Science Series, v. 4, p. 177-214.<BR>
<HR>
Bruns, T.R., Cooper, A.K., Mann, D.M., and Vedder, John G., 1986, Seismic stratigraphy and
structure of sedimentary basins in the Solomon Islands region, in Vedder, John G., Pound,
K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central
and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth
Science Series, v. 4, p. 177-214.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, John G., and Bruns, T.R., 1986, Offshore petroleum potential, Solomon Islands,
in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific
island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral
Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 277-291.<BR>
<HR>
Chase, T.E., Seekins, B.A., and Lund, K.E., 1988, Submarine topography of the Solomon Islands
region, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources
of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy
and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 21-31.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., 1989, Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island
arcs; Solomon Islands and Bougainville, Papua New Guinea regions: Circum-Pacific
Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, 329 p.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., and Colwell, J.B., 1989, Introduction to the geology and offshore
resources of the central and western Solomon Islands and eastern Papua New Guinea,
in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 1-6.<BR>
<HR>
Cooper, A.K., Cochrane, G.R., and Bruns, T.R., 1989, Velocity-structure of the
upper crust beneath the Solomon Islands-Bougainville Island arc,in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 23-46.<BR>
<HR>
Cochrane, G.R., Cooper, A.K., and Bruns, T.R., 1989, Modeling of Sonobuoy refraction
data from the Kilinailau Trench, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea,in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 47-57.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., Bruns, T.R., and Cooper, A.K., 1989, Geologic framework of Queen
Emma Basin, eastern Papua New Guinea, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds.,
Geology and offshore resources of Pacific: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy
and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, p. 59-86.<BR>
<HR>
Bruns, T.R., Vedder, J.G., and Culotta, R.C., 1989, Structure and tectonics along
the Kilinailau Trench, Bougainville-Buka region, Papua New Guinea, in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 93-123.<BR>
<HR>
Bruns, T.R., Vedder, J.G., and Cooper, A.K., 1989, Geology of the Shortland Basin
region, central Solomons Trough, Solomon Islands; review and new findings, in Vedder,
J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 125-144.<BR>
<HR>
Kroenke, L.W., 1989, Interpretation of a multichannel seismic-reflection profile
northeast of the Solomon Islands from the southern flank of the Ontong Java
Plateau across the Malaita anticlinorium to the Solomon Islands arc, in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 145-148.<BR>
<HR>
Crook, K.A.W., and Niem, A.R., 1989, Petrology and phase chemistry of siliciclastic
sedimentary rocks dredged from offshore sites in the Solomon Islands and near
Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology
and offshore resources of Pacific Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral
Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, p. 149-173.<BR>
<HR>
Niem, A.R., 1989, Coral and limestone, carbonate cements in siliciclastic rocks,
and chalk from dredge samples, Solomon Islands and Bougainville, Papua New Guinea,
in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 175-202.<BR>
<HR>
Colwell, J.B., Niem, A.R., and Niem, W.A., 1989, Sedimentology and clay mineralogy
of Quaternary sediments from New Georgia Sound, Solomon Islands, in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 203-225.<BR>
<HR>
Varol, O., 1989, Calcareous nannofossil study of the central and western Solomon
Islands, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of
Pacific: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 239-268.<BR>
<HR>
Shafik, S., 1989, Calcareous nannofossils from the Solomon Islands-Bougainville
region, R/V S.P. Lee Cruise L6-84-SP, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds.,
Geology and offshore resources of Pacific: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and
Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, p. 269-274.<BR>
<HR>
Quinterno, Paula J, 1989, Tertiary-Quaternary microfossils from the Russell Islands,
in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 275-278.<BR>
<HR>
Resig, J.M., 1989, Foraminiferal age and paleobathymetry of dredge and dart-core
samples, 1984 R/V S.P. Lee Cruise Solomon Islands and eastern Papua New Guinea,
in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 279-282.<BR>
<HR>
Kvenvolden, Keith A., and Niem, A.R., 1989, Hydrocarbon gases in sediments of
the Solomon Islands area, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and
offshore resources of Pacific: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral
Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 12, p. 283-286.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., 1989, Geologic setting and petroleum
prospects of basin sequences, offshore Solomon Islands and eastern Papua New Guinea,
in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 287-322.<BR>
<HR>
Bruns, T.R., Vedder, J.G., Hart, P.E., and Mann, D.M., 1989, Multichannel
seismic-reflection profiles across the Solomon Islands arc; Guadalcanal-Malaita,
Vella Lavella-Choiseul, and Bougainville-Buka regions, in Vedder, J.G., and Bruns,
T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 323-328.<BR>
<HR>
Chase, T.E., Seekins, B.A., and Young, J.D., 1989, Submarine topography of the
central and western Solomon Islands-eastern Papua New Guinea, in Vedder, J.G.,
and Bruns, T.R., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series,
v. 12, p. 329.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J. G., Pound, K. S., and Boundy, S. Q., editors, 1986, Geology and
offshore resources of Pacific Island arcs--central and western Solomon Islands,
Circum-Pacific Council for energy and Mineral Resources Earth Science Series, v. 4:
Houston, Texas, Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, 306 p.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., and Bruns, T.R., eds., 1989, Geology and offshore resources of
the central and western Solomon Islands and eastern Papua New Guinea:
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources Earth Science Series Volume 12:
Houston, Texas, Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, 329 p.<BR>
<HR>
Cowley, Shane, Mann, Paul, Coffin, M.F., and Shipley, Thomas H., 2004, Oligocene to Recent Tectonic History of the Central Solomon Intra-arc Basin as
Determined from Marine Seismic Reflection Data and Compilation of Onland Geology, in Mann, P., and Taira, A., 2004, Tectonics, Seismicity and
Crustal Structure of the Ontong Java Plateau-Solomon Island Arc Convergent Zone, Southwest Pacific Ocean, Tectonophysics, V. 389, Issues 3-4, October 4, 2004, p. 267-307.<BR>
<HR>
Coleman, Patrick J., 1989, Petroleum Potential of Solomon Islands, SW Pacific, Ministry of Natural Resources, Honiara, Solomon Islands, 24 p., Publishers:
Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, on behalf of the Australian International Development Assistance Bureau.<BR>

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  1. How should this data set be cited?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>, 20131029, Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-6-84-SP in Solomon Islands from 06/08/1984 to 06/25/1984: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: 153.26225
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: 160.77388
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -4.26074
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -9.54356

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 08-Jun-1984
    Ending_Date: 25-Jun-1984
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Solomon Islands
      This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • Point

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.

      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


  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Bathymetry with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Gravity with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/grav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Magnetics with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/mag.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.html>


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain); Alan Cooper (Geophysicist); Alan Niem (Geologist, Osu); Barb Blubaugh (Navigator); Chris Poppe (Chief Mate); Chris Wilson (Navigator); Colin Midabatu (Geochemist, MLENR); Dave Dinter (Geologist); Gerry O'Brien (Mechanical Technician); Holly Ryan (Geologist); Jack Vedder (Chief Scientist); Jim Colwell (Chief Scientist, BMR); Jim Vaughan (Electronics Technician); John Dobranski (Chief Engineer); John Fife (Watchstander); Jon Erickson (Mechanical Technician); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Ray Wells (Geologist); Rick Viall (Electronics Technician); Sam Shafik (Geologist, BMR); Terry Bruns (Geophysicist)

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Why was the data set created?

These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 19-Jan-1996 (process 1 of 4)
    Navigation Data
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    03/06/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L6.N]NEW.071;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    Data has been run through FILTER
    
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 20-May-2002 (process 2 of 4)
    Gravity Data
    05/20/2002 clint l-6-84-sp.161_071
    /infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    01/21/97 clint l-6-84-sp.161-m26
    /bear/programs/refmt/vms2unix/vms2unix
    
    03/07/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L6.G]L684SP26.161;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    Meter 26
    Land Ties: 1602118000  971844.3
               1642300000  971844.3
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    03/06/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L6.N]NEW.071;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    Data has been run through FILTER
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 20-Jun-2012 (process 3 of 4)
    Magnetics Data
    06/20/2012 carolyn l-6-84-sp.220_071
    
    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/l684sp/mag/l-6-84-sp.200_071
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    09/13/85 CAROLYN DISK$USERDISK:[CAROLYN]L684SP.200;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    03/06/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L6.N]NEW.071;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    Data has been run through FILTER
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Date: 31-Oct-1998 (process 4 of 4)
    Bathymetry Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l684sp/bath/l-6-84-sp.330_071
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    04/09/85 BECKIE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L684SP.B]L684SP.330;
    DRA1:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
    This file time-edited digitrack bathy.
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    03/06/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L6.N]NEW.071;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
    Data has been run through FILTER
    
    time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Unknown, USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details:
    Vedder, J.G., Bruns, T.R., and Colwell, J.B., 1987, Aspects of Regional Geology Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea Joint Cruise Report, R/V S.P. Lee, 1984
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Mann, D.M., 1986, Multichannel seismic operations for CCOP/SOPAC Cruise, Leg 3, Solomon Islands, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 35-40. Cooper, A.K., and Wood, R.A., 1986, Wide-angle seismic-reflection and -refraction data from the Solomon Islands, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 41-47. Cooper, A.K., Bruns, T.R., and Wood, R.A., 1986, Crustal structure of the Solomon Islands intra-arc basins from sonobuoy seismic studies, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 135-156. Cooper, A.K., Marlow, Michael S., and Bruns, T.R., 1986, Deep structure of the central and southern Solomon Islands region; implications for tectonic origin, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 157-175. Bruns, T.R., Cooper, A.K., Mann, D.M., and Vedder, John G., 1986, Seismic stratigraphy and structure of sedimentary basins in the Solomon Islands region, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 177-214. Bruns, T.R., Cooper, A.K., Mann, D.M., and Vedder, John G., 1986, Seismic stratigraphy and structure of sedimentary basins in the Solomon Islands region, in Vedder, John G., Pound, K.S., and Boundy, S.Q., eds., Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs; central and western Solomon Islands: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 4, p. 177-214. 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How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Identified as best available version.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Unspecified

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

    Unspecified

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    Start and end date/times of data

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  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Unspecified


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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.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
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  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data L-6-84-SP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l684sp/html/l-6-84-sp.meta.html>

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

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    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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:

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    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

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