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Data of field activity V-5-59-IN in Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius from 12/27/1959 to 01/22/1960

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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: 20131030
Title:
Data of field activity V-5-59-IN in Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius from 12/27/1959 to 01/22/1960
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/v-5-59-in.fmeta.xml>
Online_Linkage:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v559in/html/v-5-59-in.meta.html>

Description:
Abstract:
Chief Scientist: C. Fray. Data (bathymetry, meters, navigation) of field activity V-5-59-IN in Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius from 12/27/1959 to 01/22/1960, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v559in/html/v-5-59-in.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 -
bathymetry data directory exists
meters data directory exists
navigation data directory exists
Notes -
Lamont-Doherty
<http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/>

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: 19591227
Ending_Date: 19600122

Currentness_Reference: ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.16666
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 57.44166
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -20.12833
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -50.06333

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: Bathymetry
Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
Place_Keyword: Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius
Place_Keyword: Indian Ocean


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:
C. Fray (Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty)
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/>




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 (v-5-59-in.050 [SINS])
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
195912271320000    195912271320000
195912271326000    195912280000000
195912280015000    195912281304000
195912281410000    195912282355000
195912290025000    195912290404000
195912290520000    195912291604000
195912291916000    195912292350000
195912300005000    195912302010000
195912302221000    195912302355000
195912310007000    195912310934000
195912311217000    195912311217000
195912311434000    195912322359599
196001010000001    196001010000000
196001010010000    196001010443000
196001010515000    196001011508000
196001011530000    196001011530000
196001011553000    196001012105000
196001020735000    196001022155000
196001022203000    196001022203000
196001030325000    196001030325000
196001030400000    196001040953000
196001041000000    196001041000000
196001041150000    196001041150000
196001041700000    196001042305000
196001050405000    196001052220000
196001060239000    196001060239000
196001060625000    196001061115000
196001061318000    196001062155000
196001062201000    196001062201000
196001070616000    196001072218000
196001080242000    196001081205000
196001081240000    196001081440000
196001081551000    196001081700000
196001081733000    196001082355000
196001090010000    196001091030000
196001091522000    196001092355000
196001100002000    196001102355000
196001110003000    196001110925000
196001111204000    196001111204000
196001111800000    196001112355000
196001120008000    196001122355000
196001130005000    196001131430000
196001132218000    196001132355000
196001140006000    196001141227000
196001141903000    196001142350000
196001150007000    196001150325000
196001150427000    196001152355000
196001160015000    196001160328000
196001160359000    196001160844000
196001161227000    196001161227000
196001161903000    196001162355000
196001170002000    196001171337000
196001171907000    196001172355000
196001180006000    196001181430000
196001181915000    196001182355000
196001190005000    196001191350000
196001191530000    196001191530000
196001200918000    196001200918000
196001201025000    196001201025000
196001201125000    196001201125000
196001201610000    196001202350000
196001210000000    196001210000000
196001210006000    196001210205000
196001210237000    196001210948000
196001211225000    196001211225000
196001211534000    196001212355000
196001220003000    196001220900000
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
Bathymetry Data (v-5-59-in.320_050)
YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
195912271326000    195912272355000
195912280015000    195912281300000
195912281410000    195912282355000
195912290025000    195912290404000
195912290521000    195912291604000
195912291916000    195912292350000
195912300005000    195912302010000
195912302221000    195912302355000
195912310007000    195912310934000
195912311434000    195912322359599
196001010000001    196001010443000
196001010515000    196001011508000
196001011553000    196001012100000
196001020736000    196001022155000
196001030400000    196001032355000
196001040003000    196001040953000
196001041700000    196001042305000
196001050405000    196001052215000
196001060625000    196001061115000
196001061318000    196001062155000
196001070617000    196001072215000
196001080242000    196001081205000
196001081240000    196001081440000
196001081551000    196001081700000
196001081733000    196001082355000
196001090010000    196001091030000
196001091526000    196001092355000
196001100002000    196001102355000
196001110003000    196001110925000
196001111800000    196001112355000
196001120008000    196001122355000
196001130005000    196001131430000
196001132218000    196001132355000
196001140006000    196001141227000
196001141903000    196001142350000
196001150007000    196001150325000
196001150429000    196001152355000
196001160015000    196001160328000
196001160359000    196001160842000
196001161903000    196001162355000
196001170002000    196001171337000
196001171907000    196001172355000
196001180006000    196001181430000
196001181915000    196001182355000
196001190005000    196001191350000
196001201610000    196001202350000
196001210006000    196001210205000
196001210237000    196001210945000
196001211534000    196001212355000
196001220003000    196001220858000
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
01/30/1998 clint v-5-59-in.050
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

Process_Date: 19980130

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
11/21/2000 clint 052
/infobank/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint v-5-59-in.320
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths

Input was...
01/30/1998 clint v-5-59-in.050
/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
Integrated navigation (SINS) data

time, lat, long, time(sec) to nearest nav fix, data values
Process_Date: 20001121

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: Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius
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 V-5-59-IN data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v559in/html/v-5-59-in.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: 0.3

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v559in/html/v-5-59-in.nav.html>

Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: ASCII
File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
Transfer_Size: 0.6

Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
<http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v559in/html/v-5-59-in.bath.html>

Fees: None



Metadata_Reference_Information:

Metadata_Date: 20131030

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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