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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:
Geophysical data of field activity M-2-79-SP in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Southern Pacific from 03/01/1979 to 03/08/1979
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/m-2-79-sp.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m279sp/html/m-2-79-sp.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: Jim Eade. Geophysical data (transitsatellite, radar, sextant, 7khz) of field activity M-2-79-SP in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Southern Pacific from 03/01/1979 to 03/08/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m279sp/html/m-2-79-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 -
transitsatellite
radar
sextant
7khz 7 khz bathymetry
Notes -
Hawaii Institute Geophysics for CCOPSOPAC

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: 19790301
Ending_Date: 19790308

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 152.16983
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 159.91718
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -4.20700
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -9.34483

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: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Solomon Islands
Place_Keyword: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Southern Pacific
Place_Keyword: South Pacific Ocean
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:
Jim Eade (Chief Scientist, Hawaii Institute Geophysics)
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/>




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 (m-2-79-sp.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197903010727000    197903041933000
197903042000000    197903042003000
197903042041000    197903042100000
197903042150000    197903042200000
197903042300000    197903042318000
197903050000000    197903050000000
197903050100000    197903050104000
197903050200000    197903050200000
197903050240000    197903050300000
197903050400000    197903050400000
197903050500000    197903050500000
197903050558000    197903050600000
197903050700000    197903050700000
197903050743000    197903050800000
197903050822000    197903050822000
197903050900000    197903050900000
197903050929000    197903050929000
197903051000000    197903051008000
197903051044000    197903051100000
197903051200000    197903051200000
197903051226000    197903051226000
197903051300000    197903051300000
197903051400000    197903051400000
197903051424540    197903060236000
197903060300000    197903060300000
197903060400000    197903060400000
197903060500000    197903060500000
197903060600000    197903062100000
197903062200000    197903062200000
197903062300000    197903062300000
197903062337000    197903070400000
197903070426000    197903070426000
197903070500000    197903070500000
197903070600000    197903070600000
197903070644000    197903071400000
197903071438000    197903072316000
197903080000000    197903080000000
197903080100000    197903080100000
197903080200000    197903080200000
197903080300000    197903080300000
197903080400000    197903080419000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (m-2-79-sp.325_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197903020145500    197903020329239
197903020507480    197903020507480
197903020519050    197903020621089
197903020715220    197903020748119
197903020909110    197903020909110
197903020919280    197903021009089
197903021130220    197903021538540
197903021853300    197903022141500
197903022152451    197903022218340
197903022333110    197903022341080
197903022351160    197903030005209
197903030110200    197903030154440
197903030233360    197903030314370
197903030335250    197903030419209
197903030431290    197903030526070
197903030556330    197903030636150
197903030706400    197903030816040
197903030826100    197903030833400
197903030902100    197903030902100
197903030914420    197903031000370
197903031013220    197903031316580
197903031412220    197903031433420
197903031445390    197903031549460
197903031602179    197903031611269
197903031626260    197903031643150
197903031825290    197903031825290
197903031838390    197903032055160
197903032130230    197903032150530
197903032216320    197903032326150
197903040029500    197903040045260
197903040127260    197903040429140
197903040654560    197903040709460
197903040721440    197903041200510
197903041211119    197903041530490
197903041541310    197903041614500
197903041625480    197903041744540
197903041756160    197903041756160
197903041816050    197903041834350
197903051424540    197903051435370
197903051450510    197903051501410
197903051513530    197903051719350
197903051732040    197903052106250
197903052116560    197903052251140
197903052303150    197903052303150
197903052315100    197903052315100
197903052326080    197903052343520
197903052353530    197903060232220
197903060605080    197903060643550
197903060657340    197903060657340
197903060711230    197903060711230
197903060724230    197903060732010
197903060745040    197903060745040
197903060757200    197903060758179
197903060811080    197903060811080
197903060821370    197903061001400
197903061012010    197903061130250
197903061140590    197903061146430
197903061157110    197903061342410
197903061355350    197903061511500
197903061521520    197903061548130
197903061558550    197903061558550
197903061610440    197903061610440
197903061621209    197903061723400
197903061736460    197903061736460
197903061747590    197903061943410
197903061953420    197903061953420
197903062004059    197903062047290
197903062345560    197903070001040
197903070012010    197903070105480
197903070116490    197903070151150
197903070203460    197903070256370
197903070308230    197903070315420
197903070329280    197903070340179
197903070645540    197903070726070
197903070738440    197903070738440
197903070750260    197903070750260
197903070801590    197903070801590
197903070814050    197903070834020
197903070846179    197903070900540
197903070912080    197903071144280
197903071154590    197903071354530
197903071445570    197903071528560
197903071540010    197903071540010
197903071616040    197903071624200
197903071636300    197903071708260
197903071719350    197903071749420
197903071800119    197903071809330
197903071823451    197903071848080
197903071858500    197903072005000
197903072015050    197903072121500
197903072132400    197903072152440
197903072202520    197903072314530
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.

03/03/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.<cruise_id>.N]<cruise_id>.050;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
 Extracted from data acquired from NGDC.

Process_Date: 19951206

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/m/m279sp/bath/m-2-79-sp.325_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

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

03/03/86 BECKIE DRS$DATA:[<cruise_id>.B]<cruise_id>.325;
DRB0:[DRS.NGDC]UNREFNGDC.EXE;5
NGDC files sometimes have only 2_way_travel_time in
which case the format is the same but without corr_depth.
This file was extracted by C. Steele from data acquired from NGDC.

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

03/03/86 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.<cruise_id>.N]<cruise_id>.050;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
 Extracted from data acquired from NGDC.

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: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, 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:
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 M-2-79-SP data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m279sp/html/m-2-79-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.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m279sp/html/m-2-79-sp.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.1

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/m/m279sp/html/m-2-79-sp.bath.html>

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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