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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-14-76-SF in SAN FRANCISCO 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 03/08/1976
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-14-76-SF in SAN FRANCISCO 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 03/08/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1476sf/html/w-14-76-sf.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 114: SAN FRANCISCO 1976<br> <p>
CLIENT NAME WESTERNGECO MULTICLIENT<br>
COORDINATE LOCATION ANTENNA LOCATIONS<br>
SPHEROID DEFINITION - SURVEYCLARKE (1866) 6378206.400 294.9786985<br>
SPHEROID DEF. - POST PLOT CLARKE (1866) 6378206.400 294.9786985<br>
GEODETIC DATUM - SURVEY NAD 1927<br>
GEODETIC DATUM - POST PLOT NAD 1927<br>
<p>
DATUM SHIFTS<br>
PROJECTION TYPE LAMBERT<br>
GRID SYSTEM CALIFORNIA ZONE 2<br>
GRID UNITS U.S. SURVEY FEET<br>
STANDARD PARALLELS 3820 0.000N 3950 0.000N<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 12200 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 3720 0.000N12200 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 2000000.00E 0.00N<br>
<p>

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This page accomodates a variety of search approaches (e.g., by platform, by region, by scientist, by equipment type, etc.).
  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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity W-14-76-SF in SAN FRANCISCO 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 03/08/1976: 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: -123.53343
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.81741
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.29804
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.68270

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1976
    Ending_Date: 08-Mar-1976
    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: SAN FRANCISCO 1976
      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: 07-Jul-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    07/07/2004 clint w-14-76-sf.051
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/lines2times
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    times are fake
    
    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-14-76-sf.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197601010000001    197601010002465
    197601020000001    197601020001047
    197601030000001    197601030001463
    197601040000001    197601040001028
    197601050000001    197601050002572
    197601060000001    197601060001028
    197601070000001    197601070002301
    197601080000001    197601080001103
    197601090000001    197601090006400
    197601100000001    197601100001148
    197601110000001    197601110002128
    197601120000001    197601120001082
    197601130000001    197601130000595
    197601140000001    197601140000583
    197601150000001    197601150001022
    197601160000001    197601160000565
    197601170000001    197601170004158
    197601180000001    197601180000472
    197601190000001    197601190002448
    197601200000001    197601200000415
    197601210000001    197601210003166
    197601220000001    197601220001026
    197601230000001    197601230002536
    197601240000001    197601240001076
    197601250000001    197601250002235
    197601260000001    197601260001031
    197601270000001    197601270001022
    197601280000001    197601280001065
    197601290000001    197601290001001
    197601300000001    197601300001071
    197601310000001    197601310001046
    197602010000001    197602010001173
    197602020000001    197602020001181
    197602030000001    197602030001268
    197602040000001    197602040001145
    197602050000001    197602050001427
    197602060000001    197602060001364
    197602070000001    197602070001574
    197602080000001    197602080001584
    197602090000001    197602090002109
    197602100000001    197602100001452
    197602110000001    197602110002236
    197602120000001    197602120002127
    197602130000001    197602130002268
    197602140000001    197602140002064
    197602150000001    197602150002242
    197602160000001    197602160002052
    197602170000001    197602170002193
    197602180000001    197602180002142
    197602190000001    197602190002115
    197602200000001    197602200002130
    197602210000001    197602210001565
    197602220000001    197602220001589
    197602230000001    197602230001326
    197602240000001    197602240001402
    197602250000001    197602250002031
    197602260000001    197602260001487
    197602270000001    197602270001586
    197602280000001    197602280001235
    197602290000001    197602290001496
    197603010000001    197603010002022
    197603020000001    197603020002298
    197603030000001    197603030002244
    197603040000001    197603040003000
    197603050000001    197603050002310
    197603060000001    197603060002552
    197603070000001    197603070002245
    197603080000001    197603080003209
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-14-76-sf.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197601010000001    197601010002465
    197601020000001    197601020001047
    197601030000001    197601030001463
    197601040000001    197601040001028
    197601050000001    197601050002572
    197601060000001    197601060001028
    197601070000001    197601070002301
    197601080000001    197601080001103
    197601090000001    197601090006400
    197601100000001    197601100001148
    197601110000001    197601110002128
    197601120000001    197601120001082
    197601130000001    197601130000595
    197601140000001    197601140000583
    197601150000001    197601150001022
    197601160000001    197601160000565
    197601170000001    197601170004158
    197601180000001    197601180000472
    197601190000001    197601190002448
    197601200000001    197601200000415
    197601210000001    197601210003166
    197601220000001    197601220001026
    197601230000001    197601230002536
    197601240000001    197601240001076
    197601250000001    197601250002235
    197601260000001    197601260001031
    197601270000001    197601270001022
    197601280000001    197601280001065
    197601290000001    197601290001001
    197601300000001    197601300001071
    197601310000001    197601310001046
    197602010000001    197602010001173
    197602020000001    197602020001181
    197602030000001    197602030001268
    197602040000001    197602040001145
    197602050000001    197602050001427
    197602060000001    197602060001364
    197602070000001    197602070001574
    197602080000001    197602080001584
    197602090000001    197602090002109
    197602100000001    197602100001452
    197602110000001    197602110002236
    197602120000001    197602120002127
    197602130000001    197602130002268
    197602140000001    197602140002064
    197602150000001    197602150002242
    197602160000001    197602160002052
    197602170000001    197602170002193
    197602180000001    197602180002142
    197602190000001    197602190002115
    197602200000001    197602200002130
    197602210000001    197602210001565
    197602220000001    197602220001589
    197602230000001    197602230001326
    197602240000001    197602240001402
    197602250000001    197602250002031
    197602260000001    197602260001487
    197602270000001    197602270001586
    197602280000001    197602280001235
    197602290000001    197602290001496
    197603010000001    197603010002022
    197603020000001    197603020002298
    197603030000001    197603030002244
    197603040000001    197603040003000
    197603050000001    197603050002310
    197603060000001    197603060002552
    197603070000001    197603070002245
    197603080000001    197603080003209
    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-14-76-SF data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1476sf/html/w-14-76-sf.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: 7.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1476sf/html/w-14-76-sf.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 7.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1476sf/html/w-14-76-sf.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 01-Nov-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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