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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-17-79-NC in MENDOCINO 1979 from 01/01/1979 to 02/08/1979
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-17-79-NC in MENDOCINO 1979 from 01/01/1979 to 02/08/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1779nc/html/w-17-79-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 117: MENDOCINO 1979<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 1<br>
GRID UNITS U.S. SURVEY FEET <br>
STANDARD PARALLELS 4000 0.000N 4140 0.000N<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 12200 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 3920 0.000N12200 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 2000000.00E 0.00N <br>
<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-17-79-NC in MENDOCINO 1979 from 01/01/1979 to 02/08/1979: 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: -124.99549
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -123.11095
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.41213
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 38.00916

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1979
    Ending_Date: 08-Feb-1979
    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: MENDOCINO 1979
      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-17-79-nc.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-17-79-nc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010003331
    197901020000001    197901020009219
    197901030000001    197901030003253
    197901040000001    197901040013344
    197901050000001    197901050003374
    197901060000001    197901060013207
    197901070000001    197901070003211
    197901080000001    197901080013207
    197901090000001    197901090003181
    197901100000001    197901100009423
    197901110000001    197901110003106
    197901120000001    197901120003113
    197901130000001    197901130003067
    197901140000001    197901140002581
    197901150000001    197901150002470
    197901160000001    197901160002390
    197901170000001    197901170002233
    197901180000001    197901180002134
    197901190000001    197901190002286
    197901200000001    197901200002532
    197901210000001    197901210002460
    197901220000001    197901220002442
    197901230000001    197901230002381
    197901240000001    197901240002359
    197901250000001    197901250002201
    197901260000001    197901260002150
    197901270000001    197901270002507
    197901280000001    197901280002554
    197901290000001    197901290002478
    197901300000001    197901300002489
    197901310000001    197901310002454
    197902010000001    197902010002329
    197902020000001    197902020002368
    197902030000001    197902030002335
    197902040000001    197902040002214
    197902050000001    197902050002197
    197902060000001    197902060002359
    197902070000001    197902070002471
    197902080000001    197902080002461
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-17-79-nc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010003331
    197901020000001    197901020009219
    197901030000001    197901030003253
    197901040000001    197901040013344
    197901050000001    197901050003374
    197901060000001    197901060013207
    197901070000001    197901070003211
    197901080000001    197901080013207
    197901090000001    197901090003181
    197901100000001    197901100009423
    197901110000001    197901110003106
    197901120000001    197901120003113
    197901130000001    197901130003067
    197901140000001    197901140002581
    197901150000001    197901150002470
    197901160000001    197901160002390
    197901170000001    197901170002233
    197901180000001    197901180002134
    197901190000001    197901190002286
    197901200000001    197901200002532
    197901210000001    197901210002460
    197901220000001    197901220002442
    197901230000001    197901230002381
    197901240000001    197901240002359
    197901250000001    197901250002201
    197901260000001    197901260002150
    197901270000001    197901270002507
    197901280000001    197901280002554
    197901290000001    197901290002478
    197901300000001    197901300002489
    197901310000001    197901310002454
    197902010000001    197902010002329
    197902020000001    197902020002368
    197902030000001    197902030002335
    197902040000001    197902040002214
    197902050000001    197902050002197
    197902060000001    197902060002359
    197902070000001    197902070002471
    197902080000001    197902080002461
    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-17-79-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1779nc/html/w-17-79-nc.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: 8.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1779nc/html/w-17-79-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 8.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w1779nc/html/w-17-79-nc.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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