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ID M-2-79-SP
Also Known As SI792
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
Chief Scientist Jim Eade
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Machias
Area of Operation Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Southern Pacific, South Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-4.20700
152.16983     159.91718
-9.34483
Dates 03/01/1979 (JD 060) to 03/08/1979 (JD 067)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Crew
Jim Eade Chief Scientist, Hawaii Institute Geophysics
Equipment Used
transitsatellite
radar
sextant
7khz
Notes
Hawaii Institute Geophysics for CCOPSOPAC
NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         M279SP
Institution Data Collection ID --- SI792
NGDC ID ---                        08050012
Funding ---                        UNDP
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CCOP/SOPAC-UN/RAS/79/074,SI-79-2
Study region ---                    -4.00000,-10.00000,+152.00000,+160.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             JIM V. EADE
Name of vessel ---                 R/V MACHIAS (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 03/01/79     HONIARA,SOLOMON ISLANDS
Date field data collection ended ---   03/08/79     RABAUL,PAPUA-NEW GUINEA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      not surveyed
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

(I1,A8,F5.2,4I2,F5.3,F8.5,F9.5,I1,F6.4,F6.1,I2,i1,3F6.1,I1,F5.1,F6.0,F7.1,F6.1,F5.1,A8,4I1)
Date of data input to NGDC ---     04/27/82
Contributing institution ---       HAWAII INSTITUTE GEOPHYSICS FOR CCOPSOPAC
Country ---                        U.S.A.

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATNAV MAGNAVOX 1112/RADAR/SEXTANT
Position determination method ---  1-SATNAV/2-NEAR LAND,RADAR/3-SEXTANT

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (SEE ADD.DOC. 18)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG RECORDS, MICROFILM
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    4.9 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- 01 SEC/SWEEP
Assumed sound velocity ---                1500.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        NONE.(PICKED PEAKS/TROUGHS AND 15MIN 
INTERVLS IF SMOOTH)

Notes ---
06 RAYTHEON PTR106C,07KHZ,01 SEC/SWEEP. BATHYMETRY ACCOMPANYING A SAMPLING
06 AND PRECIOUS CORALS.
999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
Got Help? For M-2-79-SP, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

M-2-79-SP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
M-2-79-SP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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