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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geological and Geophysical data of field activity L-7-82-SP in Solomon Islands from 05/19/1982 to 06/11/1982
Abstract:
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,Ministry of Lands, Survey, and Natural Resources of the Solomon Islands. Chief Scientists: Don Tiffin, Jack Vedder. Geological and Geophysical data (courserecorder, 3dot5khz, 12khz, gravity, integratednavigation, LoranC, transitsatellite, gravitycore, chaindredge, uniboom, 24channel, airgun, sonobuoy) of field activity L-7-82-SP in Solomon Islands from 05/19/1982 to 06/11/1982, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
courserecorder Magnavox Omega course recorder
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
gravity shipboard gravity
integratednavigation
LoranC
transitsatellite
gravitycore
chaindredge
uniboom
24channel 24-channel seismic
airgun single-channel airgun
sonobuoy
Notes -
Australia-New Zealand-United States Tripartite Agreement of 1982
Publications -
Vedder, J.G., Tiffin, D.L., Coulson, F.I.E., Beyer, L.A., Bruns, T.R., Colwell, J.,
Cooper, A.K., Kroenke, L., Marlow, M., and Wood, R.A., 1982, Preliminary results of Leg 3
Lee cruise; basin development and resource potential of central Solomons Trough, in
Circum-Pacific energy and mineral resources conference: American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Bulletin, v. 66, no. 7, p. 986.<BR>
<HR>
Greene, H.G., and Wong, F.L., 1983, Hydrocarbon resource studies in the Southwest Pacific:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0293, 27 p.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, J.G., Tiffin, D.L., Kroenke, Loren W., Colwell, J.B., and Cooper, A.K., 1982,
Preliminary reports of Leg 3 Lee Cruise, Solomon Islands, in Wilson, Stuart T., ed., Transactions
of the Third Circum-Pacific energy and mineral resources conference: Transactions of the
Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference, v. 3, p. 645-648.<BR>
<HR>
Wong, Florence L., and Greene, H. Gary, 1984, Hydrocarbon- and mineral-resource investigations
in the Southwest Pacific, in Clarke, Samuel H., ed., U.S. Geological Survey highlights in
marine research: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 0938, p. 37-48.<BR>
<HR>
Vedder, John G., Mann, Dennis M., Bruns, Terry R., and Sliter, Ray W., 1986, Multichannel
seismic-reflection data collected in 1982 in the Solomon Islands region of the South Pacific Ocean:
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0552, 5 p., 2 sheets.<BR>
<HR>
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>
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>
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>
Wong, Florence L., Richmond, B.A., Greene, H.G., Dingler, John R., Hein, James R.,
Kvenvolden, Keith A., Marlow, M.S., Morton, Janet L., Rubin, D.M., Scholl, D.W., and
Vedder, J.G., 1991, SOPAC; a decade of research on mineral and hydrocarbon resources in
the South Pacific, in Good, Elizabeth E., Slack, John F, and Kotra, Rama K., eds.,
USGS research on mineral resources, 1991; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey
Circular 1062, p. 78-79.<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>
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>
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>
Greene, H. Gary., Scholl, David W., Vedder, John G., and Wong, Florence L., 1988,
Oil and gas potential of island arcs in the Southwest Pacific; a new frontier,
in Wagner, Holly C., Wagner, Leslie C., Wang, Frank F.H., and Wong, Florence L.,
eds., Petroleum resources of China and related subject: Circum-Pacific Council
for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, v. 10, p. 671-691.<BR>
<HR>
<A HREF="<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/87-MGG-11>">
<http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/87-MGG-11><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-7-82-SP in Solomon Islands from 05/19/1982 to 06/11/1982: 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: 152.16299
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: 160.94296
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -4.20052
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -10.18645

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.nav.gif> (GIF)
    Trackline map of L-7-82-SP
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.grav.gif> (GIF)
    Gravity data trackline map of L-7-82-SP
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.mag.gif> (GIF)
    Magnetics data trackline map of L-7-82-SP
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.bath.gif> (GIF)
    Bathymetry data trackline map of L-7-82-SP
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.seis.gif> (GIF)
    Seismic shot point data trackline map of L-7-82-SP
    <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.samp.gif> (GIF)
    Sampling locations map of L-7-82-SP

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

    Beginning_Date: 19-May-1982
    Ending_Date: 11-Jun-1982
    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.

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1927.
      The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.4.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.

      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


  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?

    Aaron Dunwald (Chief Engineer); Alan Cooper (Geophysicist); Alfred H. Hosebag (Watchstander); Dave Hogg (Electronics Technician); Don Tiffin (Chief Scientist); Donna Blackman (Watchstander); Frank Coulson (Geologist); Frank Johnson (Chief Mate); Greg Lewis (Navigator); Guy Cochrane (Watchstander); Jack Vedder (Chief Scientist); Jim Colwell (Geologist); Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician); Larry Beyer (Navigator); Larry Kooker (Electronics Technician); Loren Kroenke (Geophysicist); Mike Marlow (Geophysicist); Paul Wenberg (Mechanical Technician); Ray Wood (Geophysicist); Terry Bruns (Geophysicist); Vern Pilgrim (Ship Captain)

  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.
    
    06/05/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L782SP.N]L782SP.053;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    

    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 2 of 4)
    Gravity Data
    10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l782sp/grav/l-7-82-sp.151_053
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    08/06/85 BARB DRS$DATA:[L782SP.G]L782SP.151;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    06/05/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L782SP.N]L782SP.053;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    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-7-82-sp.220_053
    
    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/l782sp/mag/l-7-82-sp.200_053
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    12/05/85 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L782SP.M]L782SP.200;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    was L782SP._.MAGSB1 on TAM392
    was L782SP220.DAT   on VAM392
    
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    06/05/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L782SP.N]L782SP.053;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    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/l782sp/bath/l-7-82-sp.330_053
    /bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    07/03/85 BECKIE DRS$DATA:[L782SP.B]L782SP.330;
    DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    THIS FILE IS HAND-DIGETIZED BATHY IN 2-WAY TRAVELTIME(SECS).
    
    Input was...
    Converted to time format with year at start.
    
    06/05/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.L782SP.N]L782SP.053;
    USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
    
    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., Tiffin, D.L., Coulson, F.I.E., Beyer, L.A., Bruns, T.R., Colwell, J., Cooper, A.K., Kroenke, L., Marlow, M., and Wood, R.A., 1982, Preliminary results of Leg 3 Lee cruise; basin development and resource potential of central Solomons Trough, in Circum-Pacific energy and mineral resources conference: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 66, no. 7, p. 986. Greene, H.G., and Wong, F.L., 1983, Hydrocarbon resource studies in the Southwest Pacific: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-0293, 27 p. Vedder, J.G., Tiffin, D.L., Kroenke, Loren W., Colwell, J.B., and Cooper, A.K., 1982, Preliminary reports of Leg 3 Lee Cruise, Solomon Islands, in Wilson, Stuart T., ed., Transactions of the Third Circum-Pacific energy and mineral resources conference: Transactions of the Circum-Pacific Energy and Mineral Resources Conference, v. 3, p. 645-648. Wong, Florence L., and Greene, H. Gary, 1984, Hydrocarbon- and mineral-resource investigations in the Southwest Pacific, in Clarke, Samuel H., ed., U.S. Geological Survey highlights in marine research: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 0938, p. 37-48. Vedder, John G., Mann, Dennis M., Bruns, Terry R., and Sliter, Ray W., 1986, Multichannel seismic-reflection data collected in 1982 in the Solomon Islands region of the South Pacific Ocean: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-0552, 5 p., 2 sheets. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Wong, Florence L., Richmond, B.A., Greene, H.G., Dingler, John R., Hein, James R., Kvenvolden, Keith A., Marlow, M.S., Morton, Janet L., Rubin, D.M., Scholl, D.W., and Vedder, J.G., 1991, SOPAC; a decade of research on mineral and hydrocarbon resources in the South Pacific, in Good, Elizabeth E., Slack, John F, and Kotra, Rama K., eds., USGS research on mineral resources, 1991; program and abstracts: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1062, p. 78-79. 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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


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

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.

  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>
    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>

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data L-7-82-SP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.meta.html>

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.grav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.mag.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.7
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.bath.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 5.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l782sp/html/l-7-82-sp.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 29-Oct-2013
    Metadata author:
    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>

    Metadata standard:
    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/> (FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>)


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