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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:
Geophysical data of field activity S-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 05/30/1979 to 06/03/1979
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-5a-79-nc.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s5a79nc/html/s-5a-79-nc.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientists: Dave Cacchione, Dave Drake. Geophysical data (12khz, 3dot5khz, uniboom, Geoprobe, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, CTDmeter, Aanderaa, Geodyne, nephelometer, dartcore, VanVeengrab, VanDornbottle, sidescanmarker) of field activity S-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 05/30/1979 to 06/03/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s5a79nc/html/s-5a-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 -
12khz 12 khz bathymetry
3dot5khz 3.5 khz bathymetry
uniboom
Geoprobe
underwatercamera
underwatertelevision
CTDmeter
Aanderaa
Geodyne
nephelometer
dartcore
VanVeengrab
VanDornbottle
sidescanmarker
Publications -
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0. Online at:
<A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/>">
<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/><BR>

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: 19790530
Ending_Date: 19790603

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.45180
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.36410
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.46464
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.15389

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: Current Meters
Theme_Keyword: Andera Current Meter
Theme_Keyword: Geo Current Meter
Theme_Keyword: Instrument Packages
Theme_Keyword: CTD Meter
Theme_Keyword: Conductivity / Temperature / Depth (CDT) Meter
Theme_Keyword: Geoprobe
Theme_Keyword: Turbidity Meters
Theme_Keyword: Nephelometer

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: CA
Place_Keyword: North Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: Northern California
Place_Keyword: Northern Pacific Ocean
Place_Keyword: San Francisco Bay, CA
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:
Mike Boyle (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Dave Cacchione (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Scott Conard (Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region); Dave Drake (Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region); Steve Eittreim (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Margaret Goud (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Frank Johnson (Chief Mate); Jack Lee (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Paula Mackrow (Navigator); Jim Nicholson (Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region); Kevin O'Toole (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region); Frank Sherer (Ship Captain); Gary Sullivan (Geologist); George Tate (Geologist and Watchstander, USGS Western Region); Jan Thompson (Biologist); Chuck Totman (Geologist, USGS Western Region); Pat Wiberg (Navigator, USGS Western Region); Bob Wilson (Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region)
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/>
Other_Citation_Details:
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington) offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 182, version 1.0. Online at: <A HREF="<http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/>"> <http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/182/>



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-5a-79-nc.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197905300621050    197905300711050
197905300733510    197905302126510
197905302132290    197905310717510
197905310731510    197905310931510
197905310941510    197905311026510
197905311034290    197905311448050
197905311533050    197905311533050
197905311627010    197905311728410
197905311738410    197905311753410
197905311803410    197905311903050
197905311909510    197905311928510
197905311947050    197905311959510
197905312005050    197905312333510
197905312339080    197906010222050
197906010227510    197906020538510
197906020546040    197906021537510
197906021546040    197906030222510
197906030235150    197906031132150
197906031142150    197906031247150
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (s-5a-79-nc.330_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
197905311824000    197905311855000
197905311902000    197905311912000
197905311918000    197905312002000
197905312327000    197905312331000
197905312341000    197905312341000
197905312347000    197905312347000
197905312353000    197905312353000
197906010001000    197906010032000
197906010038000    197906010120000
197906010126000    197906010137000
197906010146000    197906010154000
197906010200000    197906010229000
197906010236000    197906010236000
197906010244000    197906010251000
197906010301000    197906010312000
197906010318000    197906010525000
197906010532000    197906011057000
197906011122000    197906011205000
197906011214000    197906011215000
197906011221000    197906011336000
197906011342000    197906011350000
197906011356000    197906011453000
197906011500000    197906011505000
197906011511000    197906011511000
197906011518000    197906011530000
197906011610000    197906011629000
197906011636000    197906011657000
197906020326000    197906020426000
197906020516000    197906020630000
197906020807000    197906020920000
197906020926000    197906020938000
197906021047000    197906021254000
197906021429000    197906021612000
197906021915000    197906021958000
197906022019000    197906022030000
197906022036000    197906022044000
197906022050000    197906022100000
197906022106000    197906022110000
197906022116000    197906022154000
197906022301000    197906022308000
197906022314000    197906022321000
197906030208000    197906030445000
197906030459000    197906030532000
197906030540000    197906030650000
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.

05/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]S5A79NC.050;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s579nc.mrdrx1._
 from VAM012

Process_Date: 20080827

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/s5a79nc/bath/s-5a-79-nc.330_050
/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

11/30/90 CAROLYN DUA0:[DRS.NGDC.CDWORK]S5A79NC.330;1
DUA0:[DRS.BAT]BATRED.EXE;2
Edited bathymetry data
using velocity of sound = 1463.0 m/sec for MGD-77 format

01/10/86 BECKIE DISK$USERDISK:[BECKIE.TEMP]S5A79NC.305;
DRB0:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;5
This file was hand-digetized in meters.

Input was...
Converted to time format with year at start.

05/14/85 KAYE USR$DISK:[KAYE.COASTAL]S5A79NC.050;
USR$DISK:[DRS.REFMT]REFORMAT.EXE;4
Processed nav merged with miniranger, original filename s579nc.mrdrx1._
 from VAM012

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-5A-79-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/s/s5a79nc/html/s-5a-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/s5a79nc/html/s-5a-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/s5a79nc/html/s-5a-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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