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ID V-11-62-IN
Also Known As V1811
Abstract Chief Scientist: M. Langseth. Geophysical data (sextant, bathymetry, magnetics, gravity, 2channelairgun) of field activity V-11-62-IN in Port Louis, Mauritius to Fremantle, Australia from 06/22/1962 to 07/12/1962
Chief Scientist M. Langseth
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Port Louis, Mauritius to Fremantle, Australia, Indian Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-20.14170
57.22170     115.63330
-31.95000
Dates 06/22/1962 (JD 173) to 07/12/1962 (JD 193)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Crew
M. Langseth Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used
sextant
bathymetry
magnetics
gravity
2channelairgun
Notes
Lamont-Doherty

NGDC Overview
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DATA COLLECTION OVERVIEW  (use NGDC GEODAS CD to retrieve data)

MCG Data Collection ID ---         V1162IN
Institution Data Collection ID --- V1811
NGDC ID ---                        01030028
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CRUISE 18, LEG 11
Study region ---                   -20.00000,-32.00000, +57.00000,+116.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             M. LANGSETH
Name of vessel ---                 VEMA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/22/62     PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS
Date field data collection ended ---   07/12/62     FREEMANTLE, AUSTRALIA
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:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
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 ---     06/30/89
Contributing institution ---       LAMONT-DOHERTY GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY
Country ---                        U.S.A.

Navigation instrumentation ---     SEXTANT
Position determination method ---  DEAD RECKONING

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (SEE ADD. DOC./18)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    6.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- ONE SECOND
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        NONE

Magnetics instrumentation ---            L-DGO MFG. PROTON-PRECESSION
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    6.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 6 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 ---    LINEAR INTERPOLATION BETWEEN NAV. PTS.

Gravity instrumentation ---            GRAF-ASKANIA GSS2-12
Additional forms of gravity data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of gravity in file ---    10.0 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        International 1930
Reference system ---                   Potsdam system
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- L-DGO 25CU.IN.AIRGUN, EEL,DRUM RECORDER
Formats of seismic data --- TWO, 2-CHANNEL SHEET RECORDS

Notes ---
06 - 12 KHZ, WIDE BEAM (60 DEG),1 SECOND SWEEP
Got Help? For V-11-62-IN, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, ports, project, 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    

V-11-62-IN location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
V-11-62-IN location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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