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Geological and Geophysical data of field activity S-14-79-NC in Northern California from 11/15/1979 to 11/20/1979

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Identification_Information:

Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>
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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto: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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
Publication_Information:
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto: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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto: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 <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/bath.html>

Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>



Distribution_Information:

Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Resource_Description:
Downloadable Data S-14-79-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s1479nc/html/s-14-79-nc.meta.html>

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) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
Contact_Person: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

Contact_Position:
InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>

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 <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

Metadata_Standard_Name:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/>

Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>

Metadata_Time_Convention: universal time
Metadata_Access_Constraints: none
Metadata_Use_Constraints: none


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