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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-2-77-GK in GEORGES BANK EAST COAST from 01/01/1977 to 06/29/1977
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-2-77-GK in GEORGES BANK EAST COAST from 01/01/1977 to 06/29/1977, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w277gk/html/w-2-77-gk.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 70502: GEORGES BANK EAST COAST<br> <p>
CLIENT NAME WESTERNGECO MULTICLIENT<br>
COORDINATE LOCATION SURFACE SOURCE LOCATIONS<br>
SPHEROID DEFINITION-SURVEY CLARKE (1866 6378206.400 294.978698<br>
SPHEROID DEF. - POST PLOT CLARKE (1866 6378206.400 294.978698<br>
GEODETIC DATUM - SURVEY NAD 27<br>
GEODETIC DATUM - POST PLOT NAD 27<br>
<p>
DATUM SHIFTS <br>
PROJECTION TYPE TRANSVERSE MERCATOR<br>
GRID SYSTEM UTM ZONE 19<br>
GRID UNITS METERS<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 69 0 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 500000.00E 0.00N<br>
SCALE FACTOR 0.9996000000<br>
SCALE FACTOR DEFINED AT 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W<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-2-77-GK in GEORGES BANK EAST COAST from 01/01/1977 to 06/29/1977: 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: -70.19842
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -66.00442
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.66736
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.15245

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1977
    Ending_Date: 29-Jun-1977
    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: GEORGES BANK EAST COAST
      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-2-77-gk.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-2-77-gk.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197701010000001    197701010000016
    197701020000001    197701020000063
    197701030000001    197701030000035
    197701040000001    197701040000026
    197701050000001    197701050000064
    197701060000001    197701060000035
    197701070000001    197701070000055
    197701080000001    197701080000026
    197701090000001    197701090000034
    197701100000001    197701100000155
    197701110000001    197701110000016
    197701120000001    197701120000093
    197701130000001    197701130000093
    197701140000001    197701140000122
    197701150000001    197701150000093
    197701160000001    197701160000093
    197701170000001    197701170000026
    197701180000001    197701180000093
    197701190000001    197701190000103
    197701200000001    197701200000029
    197701210000001    197701210000032
    197701220000001    197701220000080
    197701230000001    197701230000025
    197701240000001    197701240000080
    197701250000001    197701250000026
    197701260000001    197701260000025
    197701270000001    197701270000009
    197701280000001    197701280000036
    197701290000001    197701290000025
    197701300000001    197701300000016
    197701310000001    197701310000025
    197702010000001    197702010000034
    197702020000001    197702020000040
    197702030000001    197702030000035
    197702040000001    197702040000054
    197702050000001    197702050000023
    197702060000001    197702060000054
    197702070000001    197702070000022
    197702080000001    197702080000034
    197702090000001    197702090000025
    197702100000001    197702100000026
    197702110000001    197702110000037
    197702120000001    197702120000025
    197702130000001    197702130000034
    197702140000001    197702140000023
    197702150000001    197702150000031
    197702160000001    197702160000023
    197702170000001    197702170000017
    197702180000001    197702180000023
    197702190000001    197702190000052
    197702200000001    197702200000045
    197702210000001    197702210000036
    197702220000001    197702220000051
    197702230000001    197702230000044
    197702240000001    197702240000045
    197702250000001    197702250000035
    197702260000001    197702260000061
    197702270000001    197702270000035
    197702280000001    197702280000036
    197703010000001    197703010000064
    197703020000001    197703020000039
    197703030000001    197703030000036
    197703040000001    197703040000084
    197703050000001    197703050000013
    197703060000001    197703060000035
    197703070000001    197703070000025
    197703080000001    197703080000045
    197703090000001    197703090000026
    197703100000001    197703100000035
    197703110000001    197703110000045
    197703120000001    197703120000025
    197703130000001    197703130000026
    197703140000001    197703140000026
    197703150000001    197703150000014
    197703160000001    197703160000016
    197703170000001    197703170000007
    197703180000001    197703180000025
    197703190000001    197703190000026
    197703200000001    197703200000054
    197703210000001    197703210000024
    197703220000001    197703220000067
    197703230000001    197703230000045
    197703240000001    197703240000064
    197703250000001    197703250000064
    197703260000001    197703260000024
    197703270000001    197703270000020
    197703280000001    197703280000026
    197703290000001    197703290000025
    197703300000001    197703300000032
    197703310000001    197703310000037
    197704010000001    197704010000025
    197704020000001    197704020000084
    197704030000001    197704030000064
    197704040000001    197704040000036
    197704050000001    197704050000043
    197704060000001    197704060000027
    197704070000001    197704070000035
    197704080000001    197704080000025
    197704090000001    197704090000034
    197704100000001    197704100000035
    197704110000001    197704110000011
    197704120000001    197704120000025
    197704130000001    197704130000025
    197704140000001    197704140000054
    197704150000001    197704150000016
    197704160000001    197704160000063
    197704170000001    197704170000052
    197704180000001    197704180000054
    197704190000001    197704190000102
    197704200000001    197704200000033
    197704210000001    197704210000102
    197704220000001    197704220000044
    197704230000001    197704230000035
    197704240000001    197704240000035
    197704250000001    197704250000045
    197704260000001    197704260000026
    197704270000001    197704270000016
    197704280000001    197704280000026
    197704290000001    197704290000015
    197704300000001    197704300000025
    197705010000001    197705010000026
    197705020000001    197705020000016
    197705030000001    197705030000034
    197705040000001    197705040000016
    197705050000001    197705050000035
    197705060000001    197705060000035
    197705070000001    197705070000018
    197705080000001    197705080000039
    197705090000001    197705090000033
    197705100000001    197705100000054
    197705110000001    197705110000012
    197705120000001    197705120000049
    197705130000001    197705130000045
    197705140000001    197705140000045
    197705150000001    197705150000026
    197705160000001    197705160000020
    197705170000001    197705170000025
    197705180000001    197705180000016
    197705190000001    197705190000022
    197705200000001    197705200000025
    197705210000001    197705210000020
    197705220000001    197705220000026
    197705230000001    197705230000012
    197705240000001    197705240000025
    197705250000001    197705250000009
    197705260000001    197705260000026
    197705270000001    197705270000044
    197705280000001    197705280000045
    197705290000001    197705290000035
    197705300000001    197705300000035
    197705310000001    197705310000045
    197706010000001    197706010000035
    197706020000001    197706020000035
    197706030000001    197706030000035
    197706040000001    197706040000035
    197706050000001    197706050000026
    197706060000001    197706060000054
    197706070000001    197706070000035
    197706080000001    197706080000036
    197706090000001    197706090000054
    197706100000001    197706100000026
    197706110000001    197706110000016
    197706120000001    197706120000016
    197706130000001    197706130000036
    197706140000001    197706140000112
    197706150000001    197706150000016
    197706160000001    197706160000035
    197706170000001    197706170000035
    197706180000001    197706180000045
    197706190000001    197706190000016
    197706200000001    197706200000035
    197706210000001    197706210000216
    197706220000001    197706220000016
    197706230000001    197706230000045
    197706240000001    197706240000035
    197706250000001    197706250000025
    197706260000001    197706260000019
    197706270000001    197706270000021
    197706280000001    197706280000051
    197706290000001    197706290000025
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-2-77-gk.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197701010000001    197701010000016
    197701020000001    197701020000063
    197701030000001    197701030000035
    197701040000001    197701040000026
    197701050000001    197701050000064
    197701060000001    197701060000035
    197701070000001    197701070000055
    197701080000001    197701080000026
    197701090000001    197701090000034
    197701100000001    197701100000155
    197701110000001    197701110000016
    197701120000001    197701120000093
    197701130000001    197701130000093
    197701140000001    197701140000122
    197701150000001    197701150000093
    197701160000001    197701160000093
    197701170000001    197701170000026
    197701180000001    197701180000093
    197701190000001    197701190000103
    197701200000001    197701200000029
    197701210000001    197701210000032
    197701220000001    197701220000080
    197701230000001    197701230000025
    197701240000001    197701240000080
    197701250000001    197701250000026
    197701260000001    197701260000025
    197701270000001    197701270000009
    197701280000001    197701280000036
    197701290000001    197701290000025
    197701300000001    197701300000016
    197701310000001    197701310000025
    197702010000001    197702010000034
    197702020000001    197702020000040
    197702030000001    197702030000035
    197702040000001    197702040000054
    197702050000001    197702050000023
    197702060000001    197702060000054
    197702070000001    197702070000022
    197702080000001    197702080000034
    197702090000001    197702090000025
    197702100000001    197702100000026
    197702110000001    197702110000037
    197702120000001    197702120000025
    197702130000001    197702130000034
    197702140000001    197702140000023
    197702150000001    197702150000031
    197702160000001    197702160000023
    197702170000001    197702170000017
    197702180000001    197702180000023
    197702190000001    197702190000052
    197702200000001    197702200000045
    197702210000001    197702210000036
    197702220000001    197702220000051
    197702230000001    197702230000044
    197702240000001    197702240000045
    197702250000001    197702250000035
    197702260000001    197702260000061
    197702270000001    197702270000035
    197702280000001    197702280000036
    197703010000001    197703010000064
    197703020000001    197703020000039
    197703030000001    197703030000036
    197703040000001    197703040000084
    197703050000001    197703050000013
    197703060000001    197703060000035
    197703070000001    197703070000025
    197703080000001    197703080000045
    197703090000001    197703090000026
    197703100000001    197703100000035
    197703110000001    197703110000045
    197703120000001    197703120000025
    197703130000001    197703130000026
    197703140000001    197703140000026
    197703150000001    197703150000014
    197703160000001    197703160000016
    197703170000001    197703170000007
    197703180000001    197703180000025
    197703190000001    197703190000026
    197703200000001    197703200000054
    197703210000001    197703210000024
    197703220000001    197703220000067
    197703230000001    197703230000045
    197703240000001    197703240000064
    197703250000001    197703250000064
    197703260000001    197703260000024
    197703270000001    197703270000020
    197703280000001    197703280000026
    197703290000001    197703290000025
    197703300000001    197703300000032
    197703310000001    197703310000037
    197704010000001    197704010000025
    197704020000001    197704020000084
    197704030000001    197704030000064
    197704040000001    197704040000036
    197704050000001    197704050000043
    197704060000001    197704060000027
    197704070000001    197704070000035
    197704080000001    197704080000025
    197704090000001    197704090000034
    197704100000001    197704100000035
    197704110000001    197704110000011
    197704120000001    197704120000025
    197704130000001    197704130000025
    197704140000001    197704140000054
    197704150000001    197704150000016
    197704160000001    197704160000063
    197704170000001    197704170000052
    197704180000001    197704180000054
    197704190000001    197704190000102
    197704200000001    197704200000033
    197704210000001    197704210000102
    197704220000001    197704220000044
    197704230000001    197704230000035
    197704240000001    197704240000035
    197704250000001    197704250000045
    197704260000001    197704260000026
    197704270000001    197704270000016
    197704280000001    197704280000026
    197704290000001    197704290000015
    197704300000001    197704300000025
    197705010000001    197705010000026
    197705020000001    197705020000016
    197705030000001    197705030000034
    197705040000001    197705040000016
    197705050000001    197705050000035
    197705060000001    197705060000035
    197705070000001    197705070000018
    197705080000001    197705080000039
    197705090000001    197705090000033
    197705100000001    197705100000054
    197705110000001    197705110000012
    197705120000001    197705120000049
    197705130000001    197705130000045
    197705140000001    197705140000045
    197705150000001    197705150000026
    197705160000001    197705160000020
    197705170000001    197705170000025
    197705180000001    197705180000016
    197705190000001    197705190000022
    197705200000001    197705200000025
    197705210000001    197705210000020
    197705220000001    197705220000026
    197705230000001    197705230000012
    197705240000001    197705240000025
    197705250000001    197705250000009
    197705260000001    197705260000026
    197705270000001    197705270000044
    197705280000001    197705280000045
    197705290000001    197705290000035
    197705300000001    197705300000035
    197705310000001    197705310000045
    197706010000001    197706010000035
    197706020000001    197706020000035
    197706030000001    197706030000035
    197706040000001    197706040000035
    197706050000001    197706050000026
    197706060000001    197706060000054
    197706070000001    197706070000035
    197706080000001    197706080000036
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    197706100000001    197706100000026
    197706110000001    197706110000016
    197706120000001    197706120000016
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    197706140000001    197706140000112
    197706150000001    197706150000016
    197706160000001    197706160000035
    197706170000001    197706170000035
    197706180000001    197706180000045
    197706190000001    197706190000016
    197706200000001    197706200000035
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    197706220000001    197706220000016
    197706230000001    197706230000045
    197706240000001    197706240000035
    197706250000001    197706250000025
    197706260000001    197706260000019
    197706270000001    197706270000021
    197706280000001    197706280000051
    197706290000001    197706290000025
    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-2-77-GK data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w277gk/html/w-2-77-gk.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: 0.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w277gk/html/w-2-77-gk.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w277gk/html/w-2-77-gk.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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