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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-8-84-AT in Atlantic Ocean from
        10/28/1984 to 11/03/1984
      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-8-84-at.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p884at/html/p-8-84-at.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Byron Ruppel. Data (gravity, meter32,
      meter41, LoranC, transitsatellite) of field activity
      P-8-84-AT in Atlantic Ocean from 10/28/1984 to 11/03/1984,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p884at/html/p-8-84-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 -

      gravity

      meter32

      meter41

      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: 19841028
        Ending_Date: 19841103

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -77.49460
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -76.51276
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 24.08922
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 23.34545

  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: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: Atlantic Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Bahamas, The


  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: Byron Ruppel (Chief Scientist, 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-8-84-at.073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198410281741290    198410291334510
    >198410291527110    198410301315120
    >198410301518190    198410311457010
    >198410311553250    198411030100530
    >198411030110130    198411031607540
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (p-8-84-at.151_073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198410291015100    198410291214500
    >198410292320100    198410300533100
    >198410300635000    198410301214000
    >198410301530200    198410301613000
    >198410301722400    198410302039400
    >198410302201400    198410310239500
    >198410310320000    198410310824400
    >198410310930000    198410311449500
    >198410311553400    198410311919400
    >198410312009100    198410312059500
    >198410312140000    198411010001400
    >198411010154200    198411010709400
    >198411010750000    198411011353300
    >198411011718200    198411012009400
    >198411012100200    198411012159400
    >198411020004100    198411020112000
    >198411020140500    198411020539400
    >198411020640100    198411021226200
    >198411021625000    198411022014400
    >198411030000000    198411030118200
    >198411030446000    198411030914500
    >198411031145100    198411031229500
    >198411031300000    198411031554000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (p-8-84-at.305_073)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >198410281741339    198410282235005
    >198410282306545    198410282324344
    >198410290114457    198410291249164
    >198410291613163    198410291623163
    >198410291628563    198410291638563
    >198410291644181    198410291651562
    >198410291700381    198410291707562
    >198410292118386    198410292227034
    >198410292244073    198410300008191
    >198410300034230    198410300044389
    >198410300059590    198410300507373
    >198410300522366    198410300544566
    >198410300614553    198410300656550
    >198410300708550    198410300717350
    >198410300733369    198410301117374
    >198410301123173    198410301255163
    >198410301518377    198410301720193
    >198410301725573    198410302000368
    >198410302013568    198410311456398
    >198410311553144    198411010027548
    >198411010033548    198411010045547
    >198411010111546    198411010424360
    >198411010452359    198411010601567
    >198411010630366    198411010653365
    >198411010706165    198411010723164
    >198411010753563    198411011034159
    >198411011040559    198411011243555
    >198411011258155    198411011350373
    >198411011405173    198411011655178
    >198411011710578    198411012002171
    >198411012047570    198411020555583
    >198411020707181    198411020811379
    >198411020935176    198411021224201
    >198411021259386    198411021546198
    >198411021651205    198411021804402
    >198411021816003    198411021834202
    >198411021849002    198411030100421
    >198411030110021    198411030307217
    >198411030350036    198411030844407
    >198411030922225    198411031150230
    >198411031422014    198411031558031
    >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.
        >
        >03/22/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P8.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$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-8-84-at.151_073
        >/infobank/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/12/85 BARB USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P8.G.M32]P884AT.161;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;3
        >Meter 32
        >Land Ties: 3000615000  971991.3
        >           3100230000  971991.1
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/22/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P8.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$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:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/p/p884at/bath/p-8-84-at.305_073
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >09/18/85 BECKIE DUA0:[DATA.P884AT.B]P884AT.305;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >This file has been through "skip&save" and was
        >created from p884at.302.  It is basically 20 sec
        >bathy from the ship, Powell.
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >03/22/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[DRS.DATA.P8.N]NEW.073;
        >USR$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: 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-8-84-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: 1.4

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p884at/html/p-8-84-at.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p884at/html/p-8-84-at.grav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.8

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/p/p884at/html/p-8-84-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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