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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:
        Data of field activity P-4-84-AT in Atlantic Ocean from
        08/25/1984 to 09/11/1984
      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/p-4-84-at.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Jack Swenson. Data (12khz, gravity,
      meter32, meter41, integratednavigation, LoranC,
      transitsatellite) of field activity P-4-84-AT in Atlantic
      Ocean from 08/25/1984 to 09/11/1984,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.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 -

      12khz

      gravity

      meter32

      meter41

      integratednavigation

      LoranC

      transitsatellite


      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: 19840825
        Ending_Date: 19840911

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -70.71912
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -67.08134
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.36309
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.86871

  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

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: Atlantic Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of Maine EEZ


  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:
    Chris King (Watchstander);
    Jack Swenson (Chief Scientist);
    Jeff Abbey (Chief Mate);
    Jeff Stampfer (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region);
    John Winningham (Ship Captain);
    Larry Kooker (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Steve Olsen (Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region)

  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 (p-4-84-at.073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198408250409070    198408261530030
    >198408261535230    198408271800270
    >198408271807070    198408292215330
    >198408300006530    198408311759240
    >198408311818090    198409012014280
    >198409012307110    198409050053090
    >198409050219200    198409051033030
    >198409051044230    198409060748460
    >198409060819200    198409062031430
    >198409062111300    198409071739540
    >198409071900030    198409111936350
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (p-4-84-at.160_073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198408250538000    198408252325200
    >198408252350000    198408260159400
    >198408260309000    198408260509400
    >198408260836400    198408270014200
    >198408270143000    198408271501000
    >198408271521400    198408271629400
    >198408271803000    198408280919400
    >198408281048400    198408282305400
    >198408290352000    198408290559400
    >198408290710000    198408291959400
    >198408300800000    198408301929400
    >198408302100000    198408310239400
    >198408310340000    198408310749400
    >198408311000000    198408311359400
    >198408312033000    198409010029400
    >198409010200000    198409010519400
    >198409020710000    198409021006400
    >198409021200000    198409021808400
    >198409021829000    198409021944400
    >198409030206000    198409030514400
    >198409031730000    198409032029400
    >198409040150000    198409040549400
    >198409040729000    198409042044400
    >198409050335000    198409051653400
    >198409052100000    198409060649400
    >198409061050000    198409071159400
    >198409071240000    198409071539400
    >198409072110000    198409081759400
    >198409100330000    198409101029400
    >198409101655000    198409110059400
    >198409110200000    198409111514400
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Magnetics Data (p-4-84-at.220_073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198408252201296    198408252221104
    >198408252235457    198408252249525
    >198408252258312    198408261255152
    >198408280037437    198408281528000
    >198408281538138    198408282227222
    >198408282232288    198408291957306
    >198408292009208    198408292011013
    >198408292035493    198408292214318
    >198408300005573    198408300544208
    >198408300917592    198408310014470
    >198408310019537    198408311800010
    >198408311817150    198409010039363
    >198409042210403    198409050052114
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (p-4-84-at.301_073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198408250409174    198408261530163
    >198408261535203    198408292215232
    >198408300006109    198408311800469
    >198408311817433    198409012014386
    >198409012307021    198409041221034
    >198409041232577    198409050053194
    >198409050114183    198409050114183
    >198409050124073    198409050124073
    >198409050219277    198409060754251
    >198409060819028    198409062048513
    >198409062111170    198409071739423
    >198409071859369    198409111936175
    >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.
        >
        >03/20/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P4.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >
      Process_Date: 19960122

      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
        >10/28/2008 carolyn p-4-84-at.160_073
        >/infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/14/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P4.G.M41]P484AT.161;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >Meter 41
        >Land Ties: 2372302000  972287.4
        >           2552137000  972288.8
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/20/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P4.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20081028

      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
        >06/20/2012 carolyn p-4-84-at.220_073
        >
        >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/p/p484at/mag/p-4-84-at.200_073
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >09/13/85 CAROLYN DRS$DATA:[P484AT.M]P484AT.200;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/20/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P4.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20120620

      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/p/p484at/bath/p-4-84-at.301_073
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/03/86 BARB DUA0:[DATA.P283AT.G]P484AT.301;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/20/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P4.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >
        >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 


Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:

  Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Atlantic Ocean
  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

  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 P-4-84-AT 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: 5.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 3.9

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.grav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.4

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.mag.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 4.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p484at/html/p-4-84-at.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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