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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-15-76-SC in SAN CLEMENTE 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 01/28/1976
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-15-76-SC in SAN CLEMENTE 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 01/28/1976, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1576sc/html/w-15-76-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 115: SAN CLEMENTE 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 6<br>
GRID UNITS U.S. SURVEY FEET <br>
STANDARD PARALLELS 3247 0.000N 3353 0.000N<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 11615 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 3210 0.000N11615 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 2000000.00E 0.00N <br>
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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-15-76-SC in SAN CLEMENTE 1976 from 01/01/1976 to 01/28/1976: 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: -120.04715
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.76670
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 32.66102
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 31.99926

  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: 28-Jan-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 CLEMENTE 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-15-76-sc.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-15-76-sc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197601010000001    197601010004293
    197601020000001    197601020001262
    197601030000001    197601030009090
    197601040000001    197601040002559
    197601050000001    197601050010357
    197601060000001    197601060002586
    197601070000001    197601070010239
    197601080000001    197601080002586
    197601090000001    197601090010094
    197601100000001    197601100002586
    197601110000001    197601110009597
    197601120000001    197601120002586
    197601130000001    197601130009397
    197601140000001    197601140002586
    197601150000001    197601150009364
    197601160000001    197601160003287
    197601170000001    197601170009205
    197601180000001    197601180003319
    197601190000001    197601190003455
    197601200000001    197601200003584
    197601210000001    197601210003385
    197601220000001    197601220003331
    197601230000001    197601230003041
    197601240000001    197601240003110
    197601250000001    197601250002586
    197601260000001    197601260002310
    197601270000001    197601270002310
    197601280000001    197601280002401
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-15-76-sc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197601010000001    197601010004293
    197601020000001    197601020001262
    197601030000001    197601030009090
    197601040000001    197601040002559
    197601050000001    197601050010357
    197601060000001    197601060002586
    197601070000001    197601070010239
    197601080000001    197601080002586
    197601090000001    197601090010094
    197601100000001    197601100002586
    197601110000001    197601110009597
    197601120000001    197601120002586
    197601130000001    197601130009397
    197601140000001    197601140002586
    197601150000001    197601150009364
    197601160000001    197601160003287
    197601170000001    197601170009205
    197601180000001    197601180003319
    197601190000001    197601190003455
    197601200000001    197601200003584
    197601210000001    197601210003385
    197601220000001    197601220003331
    197601230000001    197601230003041
    197601240000001    197601240003110
    197601250000001    197601250002586
    197601260000001    197601260002310
    197601270000001    197601270002310
    197601280000001    197601280002401
    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-15-76-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1576sc/html/w-15-76-sc.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: 8.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1576sc/html/w-15-76-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 8.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1576sc/html/w-15-76-sc.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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