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ID V-12-63-SA
Also Known As V1912
Abstract Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Chief Scientist: Maurice Ewing. Data (navigation) of field activity V-12-63-SA in Capetown, South Africa--> Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 09/20/1963 to 10/24/1963
Organization Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Chief Scientist Maurice Ewing
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Capetown, South Africa--> Abidjan, Ivory Coast, South Atlantic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
5.15000
-5.97004     18.75000
-38.07200
Dates 09/20/1963 (JD 263) to 10/24/1963 (JD 297)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Crew
Maurice Ewing Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used
navigation
Notes
Lamont-Doherty

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

MCG Data Collection ID ---         V1263SA
Institution Data Collection ID --- V1912
NGDC ID ---                        01030048
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CRUISE 19, LEG 12
Study region ---                    +6.00000,-39.00000,  -6.00000, +19.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             M. EWING
Name of vessel ---                 VEMA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 09/20/63     CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Date field data collection ended ---   10/24/63     ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST
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 ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            GRAF-ASKANIA GSS2-12
Additional forms of gravity data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of gravity in file ---    12.2 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 --- 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-12-63-SA, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

V-12-63-SA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

 
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