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ID S-2-72-GA
Also Known As CONMALAS
Abstract Geophysical data (navigation, bathymetry, gravity) of field activity S-2-72-GA in Gulf of Alaska from 07/23/1972 to 09/23/1972
Project/Theme Gulf of Alaska Continental Margin
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Surveyor
Area of Operation Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
60.28390
-150.11481    -140.81870
56.25330
Dates 07/23/1972 (JD 205) to 09/23/1972 (JD 267)
Analog Materials list
Equipment Used
navigation
bathymetry
gravity
Notes
NOAA/NOS data
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 ---         S272GA
Institution Data Collection ID --- CONMALAS
NGDC ID ---                        03020022
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          GULF OF ALASKA CON. MARGIN CS-2-72
Study region ---                   +61.00000,+56.00000,-151.00000,-140.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             (unspecified)
Name of vessel ---                 SURVEYOR (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 07/23/72     GULF OF ALASKA
Date field data collection ended ---   09/23/72     GULF OF ALASKA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
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 ---     DECCA HI-FIX AND SEA-FIX, MAGNAVOX-706SA
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            NARROW B. TRACE PDR/DE-723 FATHOMETER
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  7
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    11.1 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    11.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 20 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-65
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            LACOSTE-ROMBERG STABLE TABLE METER
Additional forms of gravity data ---   ANALOG
General rate of gravity in file ---    11.5 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)

Seismic instrumentation --- SEE AD DOC 18-20
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)

Notes ---
RAYTHEON PSR, TELEDYNE HYDROSTREAMER-50/TELEDYNE HYDROPHONE
WORTHINGTON FOUR-STAGE AIR COMPRESSORS
WARNING: MGD77 DATA RECORDS FOR THIS CRUISE MAY CONTAIN NEGATIVE GRAVITY
ANOMALY VALUES THAT SHOULD BE POSITIVE.
Got Help? For S-2-72-GA, 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, organization, owner, ports, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Gravity data grav    
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

S-2-72-GA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-2-72-GA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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