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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-4-78-NC
        in San Francisco to Monterey, Northern California from
        06/01/1978 to 06/05/1978
      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-4-78-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s478nc/html/s-4-78-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: Gary Greene. Geological and Geophysical
      data (3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, airgunarcer,
      integratednavigation, RhoRho, miniranger, underwatercamera,
      chaindredge, sidescansonar, uniboom) of field activity
      S-4-78-NC in San Francisco to Monterey, Northern California
      from 06/01/1978 to 06/05/1978,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s478nc/html/s-4-78-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

      12khz

      magnetics                     shipboard magnetometer

      airgunarcer                   single-channel arcer

      integratednavigation

      RhoRho                        Loran-C Rho-Rho

      miniranger

      underwatercamera

      chaindredge

      sidescansonar

      uniboom


      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: 19780601
        Ending_Date: 19780605

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.55732
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.79665
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.80967
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.60675

  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

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: CA
      Place_Keyword: Central California
      Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Northern California
      Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
      Place_Keyword: San Francisco to Monterey, Northern California
      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:
    Adolf Oliver (Watchstander);
    Al McClenaghan (Ship Captain);
    Andy Stevenson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Bill Lansdown (Watchstander);
    Brent Dalrymple (Geologist, USGS Western Region);
    Carol Madison (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Cheryl Price (Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region);
    Dave Clague (Geologist, USGS Western Region);
    David Perry (Watchstander);
    Gary Greene (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Glen Barker (Mechanical Technician);
    Jack Schoellhamer (Geologist);
    Jennifer Rego (Watchstander);
    John Laingor (Chief Mate);
    John Saladin (Electronics Technician);
    Mike Boyle (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Pat McCrory (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Bill Soule (Chief Engineer)

  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-4-78-nc.010 [DRS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197806011912130    197806012124010
    >197806012132040    197806020129010
    >197806020141480    197806021611150
    >197806021617410    197806031308580
    >197806031314030    197806031416210
    >197806031436210    197806031440200
    >197806031448200    197806040001080
    >197806040009070    197806040145080
    >197806040151080    197806040224080
    >197806040230060    197806040409030
    >197806040420350    197806040424350
    >197806040434330    197806041441040
    >197806041451030    197806041638240
    >197806041648240    197806041758120
    >197806041806140    197806041938170
    >197806041944190    197806042235150
    >197806042246250    197806050340220
    >197806050350230    197806050451080
    >197806050457050    197806050625200
    >197806050631220    197806050653240
    >197806050705250    197806050745390
    >197806050751250    197806051052080
    >197806051058080    197806051230100
    >197806051240090    197806051532120
    >197806051546140    197806051958140
    >197806052012150    197806052030190
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (s-4-78-nc.330_010)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197806021801000    197806021901000
    >197806022000000    197806022128000
    >197806022149000    197806022327000
    >197806022345000    197806030000000
    >197806030146000    197806030308000
    >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$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]NEW.010;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename s478nc.drcpx1._ from VAM232
        >
      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/s478nc/bath/s-4-78-nc.330_010
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >11/30/90 CAROLYN DUA0:[DRS.NGDC.CDWORK]S478NC.330;1
        >DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;2
        >Edited bathymetry data
        >using velocity = 1463.0 m/sec for MGD-77 format
        >
        >02/27/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[CLINT.BECKIE]S478NC.305;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >I believe this file was hand-digetized in meters.
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >05/13/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]NEW.010;
        >USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >Original filename s478nc.drcpx1._ from VAM232
        >
        >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: San Francisco to Monterey, 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-4-78-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/s478nc/html/s-4-78-nc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s478nc/html/s-4-78-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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