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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:
        Geophysical data of field activity S-4-79-NC in Northern
        California from 05/10/1979 to 05/25/1979
      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-4-79-nc.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s479nc/html/s-4-79-nc.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientists: Dave McCulloch, Dave Rubin. Geophysical
      data (integratednavigation, 12khz, 3dot5khz, magnetics,
      sparker, gravity, RhoRho, miniranger, transitsatellite,
      uniboom, airgun) of field activity S-4-79-NC in Northern
      California from 05/10/1979 to 05/25/1979,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s479nc/html/s-4-79-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 -

      integratednavigation          transit shipboard integrated system

      12khz                         12 khz bathymetry

      3dot5khz                      3.5 khz bathymetry

      magnetics

      sparker                       160 kj sparker

      gravity

      RhoRho

      miniranger

      transitsatellite

      uniboom

      airgun


      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: 19790510
        Ending_Date: 19790525

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.61213
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: -119.15861
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.52607
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.25812

  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: Marine Gravity Field
      Theme_Keyword: Marine Magnetic Field
      Theme_Keyword: Magnetic Anomalies
      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 EEZ
      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 Gaal (Watchstander);
    Bob Patrick (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region);
    Chip Fletcher (Watchstander);
    Chris Gibson (Watchstander);
    Dave McCulloch (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Dave Rubin (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region);
    Don Reed (Watchstander);
    Doug MacPherson (Chief Mate);
    Ernie Coleman (Ship Captain);
    John Oldson (Watchstander);
    Kaye Kinoshita (Navigator, USGS Western Region);
    Ken Taylor (Chief Engineer);
    Margaret Goud (Navigator);
    Pat Fennessey (Watchstander);
    Pat Wiberg (Dafe Curator);
    Paula Mackrow (Navigator);
    Ron Schmidt (Electronics Technician)

  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-4-79-nc.050 [SINS])
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197905101657240    197905212101070
    >197905212116070    197905220355050
    >197905220450050    197905221323050
    >197905221335470    197905242021050
    >197905242036050    197905242316050
    >197905242336050    197905242346050
    >197905250045050    197905250649050
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Gravity Data (s-4-79-nc.110_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197905110503000    197905120125000
    >197905120145000    197905120240000
    >197905120248000    197905130943000
    >197905131058000    197905131826000
    >197905131834000    197905141259000
    >197905141321000    197905150250000
    >197905161540000    197905171950000
    >197905172001000    197905172146000
    >197905172154000    197905180214000
    >197905180222000    197905182345000
    >197905190036000    197905190036000
    >197905190135000    197905190135000
    >197905190315000    197905190315000
    >197905190411000    197905190411000
    >197905190439000    197905190439000
    >197905190519000    197905191118000
    >197905191126000    197905231421000
    >197905231429000    197905241641000
    >197905241649000    197905250203000
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Magnetics Data (s-4-79-nc.220_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197905110321120    197905110416060
    >197905110424060    197905110451060
    >197905110632060    197905111935060
    >197905120012060    197905120413180
    >197905121134120    197905121134120
    >197905121505060    197905121506060
    >197905121515060    197905121519120
    >197905121759300    197905130943060
    >197905131000000    197905131000420
    >197905131010420    197905131633060
    >197905131858120    197905140631060
    >197905140756060    197905141853060
    >197905150342060    197905160122060
    >197905160128060    197905161733120
    >197905170550060    197905181554120
    >197905181622120    197905181731120
    >197905181925120    197905192139060
    >197905192322240    197905200327120
    >197905200425120    197905200433120
    >197905200734120    197905200745120
    >197905201250120    197905221323060
    >197905221335480    197905250146060
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >Bathymetry Data (s-4-79-nc.301_050)
    >YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    >197905101657240    197905101816240
    >197905101952060    197905102002060
    >197905102101060    197905102324060
    >197905102330050    197905110040050
    >197905110045560    197905110055560
    >197905110101090    197905110806050
    >197905110811530    197905110855110
    >197905110901050    197905111141050
    >197905111146100    197905111931050
    >197905111940000    197905112000000
    >197905112015000    197905112030000
    >197905112035360    197905112040000
    >197905112045120    197905112055000
    >197905112105000    197905112130000
    >197905112145000    197905112155000
    >197905112208480    197905112213120
    >197905112218240    197905112218240
    >197905112225000    197905121749280
    >197905121809220    197905121834220
    >197905121904220    197905121909220
    >197905121929220    197905121954220
    >197905122019220    197905122029220
    >197905122109220    197905130942050
    >197905131020400    197905140440160
    >197905140446050    197905140701050
    >197905140706400    197905140725280
    >197905140731210    197905141251050
    >197905141256070    197905141325190
    >197905141331070    197905141511070
    >197905141516120    197905142002070
    >197905142012070    197905150041050
    >197905150046420    197905150955330
    >197905151001050    197905151101050
    >197905151106280    197905151206280
    >197905151213280    197905161121050
    >197905161126130    197905162010290
    >197905162016080    197905170256080
    >197905170301100    197905170455530
    >197905170501080    197905180138070
    >197905180148070    197905181857100
    >197905181925100    197905182025100
    >197905182031050    197905182141050
    >197905182146160    197905190702070
    >197905190717070    197905191442070
    >197905191452070    197905191452070
    >197905191536550    197905192036050
    >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.
        >
        >12/30/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.N]S479NC.050;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s479nc.mrdrf1._
        >  from VAM253.  Desampled to 5 minutes.
        >
      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:
        Gravity Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/s/s479nc/grav/s-4-79-nc.110_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >11/25/85 BARB DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.G]S479NC.110
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >12/30/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.N]S479NC.050;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s479nc.mrdrf1._
        >  from VAM253.  Desampled to 5 minutes.
        >
        >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 

    Process_Step:
      Process_Description:
        Magnetics Data
        >06/20/2012 carolyn s-4-79-nc.220_050
        >
        >Reprocessed using subroutines from Susan Macmillan's
        >IGRF SYNTHESIS PROGRAM 
        >with IGRF-11 coeffiecients integrated into the source code.
        >/infobank/programs/mag/magred11/magred11.for
        >Using geodetic coordinate system (Earth shape approximated by spheriod)
        >with altitude 0.0 km (for sea level).
        >
        >Input was...
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/s/s479nc/mag/s-4-79-nc.200_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/14/86 CAROLYN DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.M]S479NC.200;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >was S479NC.MINRC1.MAGSD2 on TAM253
        >was S479NC240.DAT        on VAM253
        >
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >12/30/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.N]S479NC.050;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s479nc.mrdrf1._
        >  from VAM253.  Desampled to 5 minutes.
        >
        >time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
      Process_Date: 20120620

      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/s479nc/bath/s-4-79-nc.301_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >01/03/86 BECKIE DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.N]S479NC.301;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >I am presuming this file to be unedited 5 minute
        >digitrack bathy.  RLarsen.
        >
        >Input was...
        >Converted to time format with year at start.
        >
        >12/30/85 KAYE DUA0:[DATA.S479NC.N]S479NC.050;
        >DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
        >Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s479nc.mrdrf1._
        >  from VAM253.  Desampled to 5 minutes.
        >
        >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: Gravity with Time Stamp 

  Overview_Description:
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: Magnetics 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-4-79-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: 0.3

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s479nc/html/s-4-79-nc.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s479nc/html/s-4-79-nc.grav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 1.0

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s479nc/html/s-4-79-nc.mag.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/s479nc/html/s-4-79-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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