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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:
        Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-14-79-NC
        in Northern California from 11/15/1979 to 11/20/1979
      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/s-14-79-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1479nc/html/s-14-79-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Steve Eittreim. Geological and Geophysical
      data (3dot5khz, 12khz, nephelometer, integratednavigation,
      LoranC, miniranger, transitsatellite, Niskenbottle,
      sidescansonar, uniboom, Digitrack) of field activity
      S-14-79-NC in Northern California from 11/15/1979 to
      11/20/1979,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1479nc/html/s-14-79-nc.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 -

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      12khz                         12 khz bathymetry

      nephelometer

      integratednavigation

      LoranC

      miniranger

      transitsatellite

      Niskenbottle

      sidescansonar

      uniboom

      Digitrack


      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: 19791115
        Ending_Date: 19791120

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.54309
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.20156
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.84773
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.18441

  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: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Seismic
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Metering
      Theme_Keyword: Turbidity Meters
      Theme_Keyword: Nephelometer

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: CA
      Place_Keyword: Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, CA
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: USA


  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:
    Bob Wilson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Brad Fowler (Watchstander, USGS Western Region);
    Carol Madison (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Carrie Carpenter (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region);
    Clint Steele (Unspecified Investigator, USGS Western Region);
    Don Auburn (Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region);
    Gordon Tanner (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Jack Lee (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Jed Tooke (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    John Saladin (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Jon Erickson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Pat Hart (Watchstander, USGS Western Region);
    Richard Heagney (Chief Mate);
    Steve Eittreim (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Vernon Pilgrim (Ship Captain)

  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 (s-14-79-nc.011 [DRS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197911151651360    197911151757050
    >197911151821130    197911151941130
    >197911151951130    197911152302140
    >197911152342140    197911160017140
    >197911160032140    197911160355160
    >197911160414220    197911161156040
    >197911161201050    197911161409060
    >197911161419060    197911170108050
    >197911170113060    197911170421050
    >197911170431050    197911170456050
    >197911170506050    197911170630050
    >197911170640050    197911170808090
    >197911170813100    197911170828100
    >197911170833110    197911170908110
    >197911170923110    197911171222030
    >197911171227040    197911171452040
    >197911171502040    197911171517040
    >197911171527040    197911171552040
    >197911171602040    197911171637040
    >197911171722040    197911171830070
    >197911171840070    197911180218420
    >197911180223430    197911180556050
    >197911180601060    197911180918150
    >197911180928150    197911182009070
    >197911182014080    197911190140050
    >197911190146070    197911190335060
    >197911190354300    197911190804210
    >197911190809220    197911191759320
    >197911191804340    197911192219090
    >197911192228570    197911200540060
    >197911200545090    197911200901050
    >197911200911050    197911201142050
    >197911201147060    197911201955130
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (s-14-79-nc.330_011)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197911160230000    197911160426000
    >197911160500000    197911160820000
    >197911160856000    197911160930000
    >197911160951000    197911161106000
    >197911161117000    197911161330000
    >197911161341000    197911161420000
    >197911161432000    197911161644000
    >197911161703000    197911162001000
    >197911162012000    197911162056000
    >197911162113000    197911162306000
    >197911170049000    197911170249000
    >197911170554000    197911170813000
    >197911171021000    197911171443000
    >197911171501000    197911171645000
    >197911171952000    197911171952000
    >197911172003000    197911172003000
    >197911172017000    197911172357000
    >197911180200000    197911180234000
    >197911180337000    197911180552000
    >197911180605000    197911180621000
    >197911180636000    197911180733000
    >197911181143000    197911181253000
    >197911181306000    197911181306000
    >197911181319000    197911181323000
    >197911181334000    197911181519000
    >197911181858000    197911182115000
    >197911182300000    197911182327000
    >197911182339000    197911182339000
    >197911190004000    197911190255000
    >197911190306000    197911190306000
    >197911190317000    197911190323000
    >197911190935000    197911191408000
    >197911191420000    197911191502000
    >197911191513000    197911191730000
    >197911191742000    197911191742000
    >197911191753000    197911192034000
    >197911192233000    197911192342000
    >197911192354000    197911192354000
    >197911200007000    197911200028000
    >197911200039000    197911200043000
    >197911200058000    197911201415000
    >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.
        >
        >05/13/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]S1479NC.011;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename se79nc.drcpx2._ from VAM337
        >
      Process_Date: 19951206

      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/s/s1479nc/bath/s-14-79-nc.330_011
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >11/30/90 CAROLYN DUA0:[DRS.NGDC.CDWORK]S1479NC.330;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;2
        >Edited bathymetry data
        >using velocity of sound = 1463.0 m/sec for MGD-77 format
        >
        >01/15/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S1479NC.305;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >I believe this to be hand-picked bathy in meters. RLarsen
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/13/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]S1479NC.011;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename se79nc.drcpx2._ from VAM337
        >
        >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: Northern California
  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

    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: North American Datum of 1927
      Ellipsoid_Name: Clarke 1866
      Semi-major_Axis: 6378206.4
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 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


Entity_and_Attribute_Information:

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Bathymetry 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 S-14-79-NC 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: 0.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1479nc/html/s-14-79-nc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.1

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1479nc/html/s-14-79-nc.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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