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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity N-PR-79-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Amatusuk Hills to Point Barrow to Colville River, Alaska from 01/01/1979 to 03/14/1979
Abstract:
National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA),United States Geological Survey, Central Region, Energy Resources Team. Geophysical data of field activity N-PR-79-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Amatusuk Hills to Point Barrow to Colville River, Alaska from 01/01/1979 to 03/14/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr79ak/html/n-pr-79-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:
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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-79-AK in North Slope, Alaska: Amatusuk Hills to Point Barrow to Colville River, Alaska from 01/01/1979 to 03/14/1979: 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: -161.87312
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -153.09639
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.25850
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 68.16808

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1979
    Ending_Date: 14-Mar-1979
    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: Amatusuk Hills to Point Barrow to Colville River, Alaska
      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-79-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-79-ak.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010001599
    197901020000001    197901020001271
    197901030000001    197901030001301
    197901040000001    197901040000302
    197901050000001    197901050000160
    197901060000001    197901060000291
    197901070000001    197901070000137
    197901080000001    197901080000421
    197901090000001    197901090000148
    197901100000001    197901100000220
    197901110000001    197901110000124
    197901120000001    197901120000518
    197901130000001    197901130000189
    197901140000001    197901140004171
    197901150000001    197901150000203
    197901160000001    197901160001409
    197901170000001    197901170000121
    197901180000001    197901180003159
    197901190000001    197901190000236
    197901200000001    197901200000224
    197901210000001    197901210000067
    197901220000001    197901220000064
    197901230000001    197901230000220
    197901240000001    197901240000057
    197901250000001    197901250000093
    197901260000001    197901260000041
    197901270000001    197901270000168
    197901280000001    197901280000103
    197901290000001    197901290000288
    197901300000001    197901300000245
    197901310000001    197901310000529
    197902010000001    197902010001135
    197902020000001    197902020001519
    197902030000001    197902030002023
    197902040000001    197902040001157
    197902050000001    197902050000058
    197902060000001    197902060000052
    197902070000001    197902070000049
    197902080000001    197902080000056
    197902090000001    197902090000079
    197902100000001    197902100000038
    197902110000001    197902110000067
    197902120000001    197902120000152
    197902130000001    197902130000049
    197902140000001    197902140000071
    197902150000001    197902150000083
    197902160000001    197902160000106
    197902170000001    197902170000136
    197902180000001    197902180000083
    197902190000001    197902190000148
    197902200000001    197902200000058
    197902210000001    197902210000063
    197902220000001    197902220000081
    197902230000001    197902230000236
    197902240000001    197902240000133
    197902250000001    197902250001025
    197902260000001    197902260000148
    197902270000001    197902270000075
    197902280000001    197902280000061
    197903010000001    197903010000112
    197903020000001    197903020000173
    197903030000001    197903030000109
    197903040000001    197903040000110
    197903050000001    197903050000094
    197903060000001    197903060000094
    197903070000001    197903070000089
    197903080000001    197903080001351
    197903090000001    197903090000247
    197903100000001    197903100000481
    197903110000001    197903110000143
    197903120000001    197903120002431
    197903130000001    197903130000250
    197903140000001    197903140000591
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (n-pr-79-ak.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197903140000591
    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-79-AK data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr79ak/html/n-pr-79-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: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr79ak/html/n-pr-79-ak.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/n/npr79ak/html/n-pr-79-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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