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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-2-70-SC in SAN DIEGO/SANTA MONICA 1970 from 01/01/1970 to 02/13/1970
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-2-70-SC in SAN DIEGO/SANTA MONICA 1970 from 01/01/1970 to 02/13/1970, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w270sc/html/w-2-70-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 100: SAN DIEGO/SANTA MONICA 1970<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>
<br>
<p>

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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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity W-2-70-SC in SAN DIEGO/SANTA MONICA 1970 from 01/01/1970 to 02/13/1970: 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: -119.40357
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -117.18016
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.07732
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 32.50787

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1970
    Ending_Date: 13-Feb-1970
    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 DIEGO/SANTA MONICA 1970
      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-2-70-sc.051
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/lines2times
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    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-2-70-sc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197001010000001    197001010001321
    197001020000001    197001020000533
    197001030000001    197001030001472
    197001040000001    197001040000498
    197001050000001    197001050000371
    197001060000001    197001060000377
    197001070000001    197001070001414
    197001080000001    197001080001255
    197001090000001    197001090004073
    197001100000001    197001100000338
    197001110000001    197001110000466
    197001120000001    197001120001188
    197001130000001    197001130001218
    197001140000001    197001140004196
    197001150000001    197001150000446
    197001160000001    197001160003292
    197001170000001    197001170001245
    197001180000001    197001180001476
    197001190000001    197001190001211
    197001200000001    197001200000577
    197001210000001    197001210000372
    197001220000001    197001220001233
    197001230000001    197001230001111
    197001240000001    197001240001515
    197001250000001    197001250001165
    197001260000001    197001260001186
    197001270000001    197001270001168
    197001280000001    197001280000383
    197001290000001    197001290000449
    197001300000001    197001300001035
    197001310000001    197001310001341
    197002010000001    197002010001417
    197002020000001    197002020001093
    197002030000001    197002030001120
    197002040000001    197002040001081
    197002050000001    197002050001086
    197002060000001    197002060001074
    197002070000001    197002070001049
    197002080000001    197002080001051
    197002090000001    197002090001016
    197002100000001    197002100000578
    197002110000001    197002110000568
    197002120000001    197002120000534
    197002130000001    197002130000481
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-2-70-sc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197001010000001    197001010001321
    197001020000001    197001020000533
    197001030000001    197001030001472
    197001040000001    197001040000498
    197001050000001    197001050000371
    197001060000001    197001060000377
    197001070000001    197001070001414
    197001080000001    197001080001255
    197001090000001    197001090004073
    197001100000001    197001100000338
    197001110000001    197001110000466
    197001120000001    197001120001188
    197001130000001    197001130001218
    197001140000001    197001140004196
    197001150000001    197001150000446
    197001160000001    197001160003292
    197001170000001    197001170001245
    197001180000001    197001180001476
    197001190000001    197001190001211
    197001200000001    197001200000577
    197001210000001    197001210000372
    197001220000001    197001220001233
    197001230000001    197001230001111
    197001240000001    197001240001515
    197001250000001    197001250001165
    197001260000001    197001260001186
    197001270000001    197001270001168
    197001280000001    197001280000383
    197001290000001    197001290000449
    197001300000001    197001300001035
    197001310000001    197001310001341
    197002010000001    197002010001417
    197002020000001    197002020001093
    197002030000001    197002030001120
    197002040000001    197002040001081
    197002050000001    197002050001086
    197002060000001    197002060001074
    197002070000001    197002070001049
    197002080000001    197002080001051
    197002090000001    197002090001016
    197002100000001    197002100000578
    197002110000001    197002110000568
    197002120000001    197002120000534
    197002130000001    197002130000481
    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-2-70-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w270sc/html/w-2-70-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: 3.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w270sc/html/w-2-70-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 3.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w270sc/html/w-2-70-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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