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ID S-1-70-NP
Abstract Geophysical data (bathymetry, gravity, magnetics, meters, navigation) of field activity S-1-70-NP in Southern California Coast, Baja California from 03/18/1970 to 09/15/1970
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Surveyor
Area of Operation Southern California Coast, Baja California, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
40.00000
-129.69701    -113.01200
18.92200
Dates 03/18/1970 (JD 077) to 09/15/1970 (JD 258)
Analog Materials list
Equipment Used
bathymetry
gravity
magnetics
meters
navigation
Summary
Magnetics
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         S170NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- CONMCALF
NGDC ID ---                        03020027
Funding ---                        NOAA
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CALIFORNIA CONTINENTAL MARGIN PROJECT, OPR 
494
Study region ---                   +40.00000,+18.00000,-130.00000,-113.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             (unspecified)
Name of vessel ---                 SURVEYOR (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 03/17/70     30N 166 W
Date field data collection ended ---   09/15/70     40 N 128 W
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

(I1,A8,F5.2,4I2,F5.3,F8.5,F9.5,I1,F6.4,F6.1,I2,i1,3F6.1,I1,F5.1,F6.0,F7.1,F6.1,F5.1,A8,4I1)
Date of data input to NGDC ---     02/12/80
Contributing institution ---       NOAA/NOS
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATELLITE,R-R DECCA LAMBDA, LORAC B
Position determination method ---  06

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    2.8 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            VARIAN V-4937, RAYTHEON DE 723 FATH
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS, PUNCHED CARDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 60 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         280 meters
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-70
Method of applying residual field ---    5-MIN INTERV. TAKEN ALONG DISTINCT LINE 
SEGS

Gravity instrumentation ---            BELL BGM-2 METER, LACOSTE-ROMBERG S-51
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    4.0 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        (unspecified)
Reference system ---                   (unspecified)
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Notes ---
06- GENERAL INSTRUMENTS NARROW BEAM/ RAYTHEON DE 723
WARNING: MGD77 DATA RECORDS FOR THIS CRUISE MAY CONTAIN NEGATIVE GRAVITY
ANOMALY VALUES THAT SHOULD BE POSITIVE.
Got Help? For S-1-70-NP, we would appreciate any information on -- chief scientist, contract, crew, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, organization, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Gravity data grav    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

S-1-70-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-1-70-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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