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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-8-76-NP in Northern
        Pacific from 09/29/1976 to 10/21/1976
      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-8-76-np.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Brent Dalrymple. Geophysical data
      (3dot5khz, 12khz, airgun, RhoRho, dopplersonar,
      integratednavigation, transitsatellite, gravity, gradiometer,
      uniboom, sonobuoy, chaindredge) of field activity L-8-76-NP
      in Northern Pacific from 09/29/1976 to 10/21/1976,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.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

      airgun                        80 kj and 160 kj single-channel airgun

      RhoRho                        Loran C Rho-Rho

      dopplersonar

      integratednavigation

      transitsatellite              satellite navigation

      gravity                       shipboard gravity

      gradiometer

      uniboom

      sonobuoy

      chaindredge


      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: 19760929
        Ending_Date: 19761021

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: 169.61868
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -159.74690
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 52.06155
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.90246

  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: Marine Magnetic Field
      Theme_Keyword: Magnetic Anomalies
      Theme_Keyword: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific
      Place_Keyword: Northern 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) , 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:
    Bob Duncan (Watchstander);
    Brent Dalrymple (Chief Scientist);
    Byron Ruppel (Geophysicist);
    Carrie Carpenter (Dafe Curator);
    Cece Roots (Watchstander);
    Curtis Thompson (Chief Mate);
    Dave Clague (Geologist);
    Dick Doell (Navigator);
    Elliot Sims (Watchstander);
    Gary Greene (Geologist);
    Harry Hill (Electronics Technician);
    Jim Magill (Watchstander, MDB);
    Karen Bachmann (Navigator);
    Keith Bargar (Geologist);
    Mark Brandon (Watchstander);
    Pat McCrory (Watchstander);
    Ralph Curtiss (Chief Engineer);
    Ron Kistler (Geologist);
    Steve Bright (Watchstander, MDB);
    Sven Keinanen (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-8-76-np.011 [DRS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197609290140000    197610070702000
    >197610070804000    197610070804000
    >197610070900000    197610072030000
    >197610072316000    197610080056000
    >197610080142000    197610080400000
    >197610080446000    197610080630000
    >197610080712000    197610090456000
    >197610090642000    197610100922000
    >197610101016000    197610111206000
    >197610111254000    197610121942000
    >197610160230000    197610160230000
    >197610160356000    197610160502000
    >197610160606000    197610170940000
    >197610171022000    197610200114000
    >197610200206000    197610200240000
    >197610200322000    197610200448000
    >197610200530000    197610201820000
    >197610201904000    197610201944000
    >197610202046000    197610210432000
    >197610210526000    197610210526000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (l-8-76-np.160_011)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197610040543300    197610040928300
    >197610041028300    197610052023300
    >197610060928300    197610061138300
    >197610061328300    197610061428300
    >197610061503300    197610070133300
    >197610070148300    197610070228300
    >197610070238300    197610070953300
    >197610071018300    197610071028300
    >197610072058300    197610080103300
    >197610080113300    197610081438300
    >197610081448300    197610082238300
    >197610090028300    197610090443300
    >197610090458300    197610090653300
    >197610090713300    197610120133300
    >197610120903300    197610121433300
    >197610121443300    197610121828300
    >197610160258300    197610171713300
    >197610172158300    197610200123300
    >197610200143300    197610201938300
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Magnetics Data (l-8-76-np.260_011)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197609290512100    197609290512300
    >197609290548200    197609300959300
    >197609301045100    197609301200500
    >197610010041000    197610011435400
    >197610011525300    197610011934000
    >197610040500000    197610051725000
    >197610082345000    197610121440000
    >197610160255000    197610171430000
    >197610172200000    197610181750000
    >197610182115000    197610191810000
    >197610191825000    197610191830000
    >197610191845000    197610192300000
    >197610200035000    197610201130000
    >197610201140000    197610201530000
    >197610201630000    197610210430000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (l-8-76-np.335_011)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197609292205000    197609300045000
    >197609300130000    197609300145000
    >197609300151000    197609300550000
    >197609300655000    197609300955000
    >197610040535000    197610050904000
    >197610050910000    197610051805000
    >197610051815000    197610060135000
    >197610060143000    197610060434000
    >197610060440000    197610061144000
    >197610061150000    197610061603000
    >197610061610000    197610070950000
    >197610071800000    197610072319000
    >197610072325000    197610091425000
    >197610091440000    197610110414000
    >197610110420000    197610111125000
    >197610111131000    197610120649000
    >197610120655000    197610121428000
    >197610121435000    197610121644000
    >197610121650000    197610121720000
    >197610121735000    197610121830000
    >197610160630000    197610161435000
    >197610161455000    197610161529010
    >197610161535000    197610161620000
    >197610161655000    197610162238000
    >197610162255000    197610171708000
    >197610171715000    197610171754000
    >197610171800000    197610201640000
    >197610201647000    197610210525000
    >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.
        >
        >01/31/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L876NP.N]L876NP.011;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
      Process_Date: 20001030

      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/l876np/grav/l-8-76-np.160_011
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >02/04/86 BARB DUA0:[DATA.L876NP.G]L876NP.160;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/31/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L876NP.N]L876NP.011;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
        >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 

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Magnetics Data
        >06/21/2012 carolyn l-8-76-np.260_011
        >
        >Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
        >IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM 
        >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/l876np/mag/l-8-76-np.240_011
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/03/86 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[L876NP.M]L876NP.240;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >272/0500 to 275/1900 (20 sec data) from
        >     L876NP.200 from Barb
        >278/0500 to 295/0400 ( 5 min data) from
        >     L876NP._.MAGSX1 on TAM139
        >     L876NP200.DAT   on VAM139
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/31/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L876NP.N]L876NP.011;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20120621

      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:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/l/l876np/bath/l-8-76-np.335_011
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/20/86 BECKIE DUA0:[DATA.LEE76]TEST.335;
        >DUA0:[DATA.LEE76]TEMP.EXE;
        >
        >02/11/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]L876NP.335;
        >DRB0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;1
        >This file was hand-digetized in 2-way traveltime(secs).
        >It was reduced using no Matthews correction and velocity
        >of sound assumed was 1500m/sec.
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/31/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.L876NP.N]L876NP.011;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20001120

      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: Northern 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 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Gravity with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Magnetics 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-8-76-NP 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: 0.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.3

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.grav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.mag.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/l/l876np/html/l-8-76-np.bath.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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