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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity N-PR-78-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Point Franklin to Barrow to Pogik Bay, Alaska, and northern foothills of the Brooks Range. from 01/01/1978 to 03/25/1978
Abstract:
National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA),United States Geological Survey, Central Region, Energy Resources Team. Geophysical data of field activity N-PR-78-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Point Franklin to Barrow to Pogik Bay, Alaska, and northern foothills of the Brooks Range. from 01/01/1978 to 03/25/1978, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr78ak/html/n-pr-78-ak.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
Data available from the U.S. Geological Survey
Central Region Energy Resources Team
National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska, (NPRA) Legacy Data Archive
[<A HREF="<http://nerslweb.cr.usgs.gov/default.htm>"
TARGET="new"><http://nerslweb.cr.usgs.gov/default.htm>].

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.).
  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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity N-PR-78-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Point Franklin to Barrow to Pogik Bay, Alaska, and northern foothills of the Brooks Range. from 01/01/1978 to 03/25/1978: 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: -161.86312
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -151.94238
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.38907
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 68.21396

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1978
    Ending_Date: 25-Mar-1978
    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:
      North Slope, Alaska: Point Franklin to Barrow to Pogik Bay, Alaska, and northern foothills of the Brooks Range.
      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:
    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?

  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: 27-Nov-2007 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    11/27/2007 clint n-pr-78-ak.420_051
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/lines2times
    
    

    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:


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

    Navigation Data (n-pr-78-ak.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197801010000001    197801010000407
    197801020000001    197801020000290
    197801030000001    197801030000213
    197801040000001    197801040000096
    197801050000001    197801050000130
    197801060000001    197801060000297
    197801070000001    197801070000250
    197801080000001    197801080000310
    197801090000001    197801090000077
    197801100000001    197801100000135
    197801110000001    197801110000103
    197801120000001    197801120000207
    197801130000001    197801130000211
    197801140000001    197801140000367
    197801150000001    197801150000586
    197801160000001    197801160000312
    197801170000001    197801170000036
    197801180000001    197801180000407
    197801190000001    197801190000068
    197801200000001    197801200000217
    197801210000001    197801210000219
    197801220000001    197801220000195
    197801230000001    197801230000101
    197801240000001    197801240000378
    197801250000001    197801250000192
    197801260000001    197801260000064
    197801270000001    197801270000280
    197801280000001    197801280000305
    197801290000001    197801290000101
    197801300000001    197801300000226
    197801310000001    197801310000261
    197802010000001    197802010000090
    197802020000001    197802020002154
    197802030000001    197802030000021
    197802040000001    197802040000023
    197802050000001    197802050000070
    197802060000001    197802060000197
    197802070000001    197802070000142
    197802080000001    197802080000041
    197802090000001    197802090000103
    197802100000001    197802100000105
    197802110000001    197802110000216
    197802120000001    197802120000343
    197802130000001    197802130000122
    197802140000001    197802140000076
    197802150000001    197802150000050
    197802160000001    197802160000031
    197802170000001    197802170000190
    197802180000001    197802180000214
    197802190000001    197802190000110
    197802200000001    197802200000214
    197802210000001    197802210000132
    197802220000001    197802220000125
    197802230000001    197802230000353
    197802240000001    197802240000124
    197802250000001    197802250000081
    197802260000001    197802260000246
    197802270000001    197802270000122
    197802280000001    197802280000080
    197803010000001    197803010000054
    197803020000001    197803020000101
    197803030000001    197803030000214
    197803040000001    197803040000103
    197803050000001    197803050000138
    197803060000001    197803060000386
    197803070000001    197803070001048
    197803080000001    197803080001110
    197803090000001    197803090000306
    197803100000001    197803100000063
    197803110000001    197803110000271
    197803120000001    197803120000373
    197803130000001    197803130000235
    197803140000001    197803140001413
    197803150000001    197803150000286
    197803160000001    197803160000107
    197803170000001    197803170000091
    197803180000001    197803180000098
    197803190000001    197803190000127
    197803200000001    197803200000196
    197803210000001    197803210000118
    197803220000001    197803220000094
    197803230000001    197803230000099
    197803240000001    197803240000050
    197803250000001    197803250000216
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (n-pr-78-ak.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197801010000001    197803250000216
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    

  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 N-PR-78-AK data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr78ak/html/n-pr-78-ak.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: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr78ak/html/n-pr-78-ak.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr78ak/html/n-pr-78-ak.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 01-Nov-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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