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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-11-82-FL in GREAT BAHAMA BANK and CAY SAL BANK from 01/01/1982 to 01/17/1982
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data of field activity W-11-82-FL in GREAT BAHAMA BANK and CAY SAL BANK from 01/01/1982 to 01/17/1982, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1182fl/html/w-11-82-fl.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
GREAT BAHAMA BANK and CAY SAL BANK<br>
SURVEY DATE 1982 <br>
TAPE DATE MAY 28, 2004 <br>
TAPE VERSION UKOOA P1/90 <br>
CLIENT WESTERNGECO MULTICLIENT <br>
GEOPHYSICAL CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY <br>
POSITIONING CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY <br>
POSITIONING PROCESSING WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY <br>
COORDINATE LOCATION ANTENNA LOCATIONS <br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS SURVEY NAD 27 CLARKE (1866 6378206.400 294.978698 <br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS POST. NAD 27 CLARKE (1866 6378206.400 294.9786982<br>
DATUM SHIFTS <br>
VERTICAL DATUM MEAN SEA LEVEL <br>
PROJECTION 0003TRANSVERSE MERCATOR <br>
GRID UNITS 1METRES 1.000000000000 <br>
HEIGHT UNITS 1 METRES .000000000000 <br>
ANGULAR UNITS 1 DEGREES <br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 81 0 .000W <br>
GRID ORIGIN 0 0 .000N 81 0 .000W <br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 500000.00E .00N <br>
SCALE FACTOR .9996000000 <br>
SCALE FACTOR DEFINED AT 0 0 .000N 81 0 .000W <br>
<br>

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  1. How should this data set be cited?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov/>, Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) <http://marine.usgs.gov/>, 20131030, Geophysical data of field activity W-11-82-FL in GREAT BAHAMA BANK and CAY SAL BANK from 01/01/1982 to 01/17/1982: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.35989
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -78.28575
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 25.28042
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 23.39553

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1982
    Ending_Date: 17-Jan-1982
    Currentness_Reference: ground condition

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      Indirect_Spatial_Reference: GREAT BAHAMA BANK and CAY SAL BANK
      This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • Point

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.00001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1927.
      The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.4.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.

      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


  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Navigation with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/nav.html>
    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
    Seismic Shots with Time Stamp <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/definition/seis.html>


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>


Why was the data set created?

These data and information are intended for science researchers, students from elementary through college, policy makers, and general public.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 05-Jul-2007 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    06/21/2007 clint temp
    /infobank/programs/time/fixtimecounter/fixtimecounter
    
    Input was...
    year,day,hr,min,sec,tenths,lat,long,line,shot,easting,northing,depth
    

    Person who carried out this activity:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Unknown, USGS/CMG Information Bank <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov> Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>, Menlo Park, CA.

    Online Links:


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

    Identified as best available version.

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Unspecified

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

    Unspecified

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    Start and end date/times of data

    Navigation Data (w-11-82-fl.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198201010000001    198201010000201
    198201020000001    198201020002469
    198201030000001    198201030002323
    198201040000001    198201040004431
    198201050000001    198201050002479
    198201060000001    198201060000515
    198201070000001    198201070000549
    198201080000001    198201080000199
    198201090000001    198201090002215
    198201100000001    198201100000471
    198201110000001    198201110000397
    198201120000001    198201120003010
    198201130000001    198201130001040
    198201140000001    198201140001243
    198201150000001    198201150000364
    198201160000001    198201160001099
    198201170000001    198201170001066
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-11-82-fl.410)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198201010000001    198201170001066
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Unspecified


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

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.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Downloadable Data W-11-82-FL data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1182fl/html/w-11-82-fl.meta.html>

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    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.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

    • Availability in digital form:

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1182fl/html/w-11-82-fl.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1182fl/html/w-11-82-fl.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 30-Oct-2013
    Metadata author:
    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) <http://www.usgs.gov>, Coastal and Marine Geology (CMG) <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov>
    Attn: Clint Steele <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    InfoBank Group Leader <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/staff/csteele.html>
    USGS, MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-3561
    USA

    (650) 329-5055 (voice)
    (650) 329-5190 (FAX)
    infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov <mailto:infobank@octopus.wr.usgs.gov>

    Metadata standard:
    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata <http://www.fgdc.gov/> (FGDC-STD-001-1998 <http://www.its.nbs.gov/nbs/meta/meta.html>)


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