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Identification_Information:

  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) , Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) 
      Publication_Date: 20131030
      Title:
        Data of field activity V-7-76-IN in Djibouti, French
        Territory of the Afars and Issas --> Colombo, Ceylon from
        05/16/1976 to 06/12/1976
      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/v-7-76-in.fmeta.xml
      Online_Linkage: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v776in/html/v-7-76-in.meta.html

  Description:
    Abstract:
      Chief Scientist: J. Schilling. Data (bathymetry, gravity,
      meters, navigation) of field activity V-7-76-IN in Djibouti,
      French Territory of the Afars and Issas --> Colombo, Ceylon
      from 05/16/1976 to 06/12/1976,
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v776in/html/v-7-76-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

      gravity                       data directory exists

      meters                        data directory exists

      navigation                    data directory exists

      Notes -

      Lamont-Doherty

      


      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: 19760516
        Ending_Date: 19760612

    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed

  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.87310
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: 79.69000
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 14.86350
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: 4.78260

  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: Bathymetry
      Theme_Keyword: Water Depth
      Theme_Keyword: Seafloor Topography

    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: USGS CMG InfoBank
      Place_Keyword: Djibouti, French Territory of the Afars and Issas --> Colombo, Ceylon
      Place_Keyword: Indian Ocean
      Place_Keyword: Southcentral Asia


  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: J. Schilling (Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty)

  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:
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  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-7-76-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) , 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/v/v776in/grav/v-7-76-in.160_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint v-7-76-in.160
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Free Air Anomaly data
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint v-7-76-in.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >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:
        Bathymetry Data
        >10/31/1998  /tiger/v/v776in/bath/v-7-76-in.320_050
        >/bear/programs/edit/automerge/automerge
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint v-7-76-in.320
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Edited bathymetry data with corrected depths
        >
        >Input was...
        >01/30/1998 clint v-7-76-in.050
        >/bear/programs/ngdc/unrefngdc/unrefngdc
        >Integrated navigation (SINS) data
        >
        >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: Djibouti, French Territory of the Afars and Issas --> Colombo, Ceylon
  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: 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 V-7-76-IN 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: 0.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v776in/html/v-7-76-in.nav.html

    Digital_Form:
      Digital_Transfer_Information:
        Format_Name: ASCII
        File_Decompression_Technique: No compression applied
        Transfer_Size: 0.2

      Digital_Transfer_Option:
        Online_Option:
          Computer_Contact_Information:
            Network_Address:
              Network_Resource_Name: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/v/v776in/html/v-7-76-in.grav.html

    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/v776in/html/v-7-76-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) , 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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