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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-34-82-MB in Monterey from 01/01/1982 to 03/05/1982
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-34-82-MB in Monterey from 01/01/1982 to 03/05/1982, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3482mb/html/w-34-82-mb.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
Description of Survey Area 134: Monterey 1982<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 27<br>
Geodetic Datum - Post Plot NAD 27<br>
<p>
Datum Shifts<br>
Projection Type Lambert<br>
Grid System California Zone 4<br>
Grid Units U.S. Survey Feet<br>
Standard Parallels 3600 0.000N 3715 0.000N<br>
Central Meridian 11900 0.000W<br>
Grid Origin 3520 0.000N11900 0.000W<br>
Grid Coordinates at Origin 2000000.00E 0.00N<br>
<p>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
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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-34-82-MB in Monterey from 01/01/1982 to 03/05/1982: 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: -122.64488
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.84349
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.05362
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.08834

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1982
    Ending_Date: 05-Mar-1982
    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: Monterey
      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: 08-Jul-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    07/08/2004 mosier name change to w-34-82-mb.051
    
    03/05/2004 clint w-34-82-mb.062
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    Times are faked.
    
    Input was...
    02/02/2004 clint /infobank/w/w3482mb/nav/w-34-82-mb.061
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/lines2times
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    times are fake
    
    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-34-82-mb.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198201010000001    198201010003051
    198201020000001    198201020003451
    198201030000001    198201030001183
    198201040000001    198201040002082
    198201050000001    198201050003351
    198201060000001    198201060001311
    198201070000001    198201070003332
    198201080000001    198201080003001
    198201090000001    198201090003291
    198201100000001    198201100004026
    198201110000001    198201110002427
    198201120000001    198201120000250
    198201130000001    198201130003582
    198201140000001    198201140002561
    198201150000001    198201150003400
    198201160000001    198201160002191
    198201170000001    198201170003416
    198201180000001    198201180002180
    198201190000001    198201190000576
    198201200000001    198201200003211
    198201210000001    198201210002501
    198201220000001    198201220003071
    198201230000001    198201230003411
    198201240000001    198201240002596
    198201250000001    198201250004037
    198201260000001    198201260001206
    198201270000001    198201270001136
    198201280000001    198201280001246
    198201290000001    198201290002371
    198201300000001    198201300003106
    198201310000001    198201310002381
    198202010000001    198202010003031
    198202020000001    198202020002391
    198202030000001    198202030002461
    198202040000001    198202040002380
    198202050000001    198202050002219
    198202060000001    198202060002376
    198202070000001    198202070002171
    198202080000001    198202080002381
    198202090000001    198202090001480
    198202100000001    198202100002381
    198202110000001    198202110002175
    198202120000001    198202120002401
    198202130000001    198202130002261
    198202140000001    198202140002385
    198202150000001    198202150002090
    198202160000001    198202160002399
    198202170000001    198202170000553
    198202180000001    198202180000501
    198202190000001    198202190001176
    198202200000001    198202200002396
    198202210000001    198202210002186
    198202220000001    198202220002491
    198202230000001    198202230002166
    198202240000001    198202240002126
    198202250000001    198202250001334
    198202260000001    198202260001411
    198202270000001    198202270002260
    198202280000001    198202280002252
    198203010000001    198203010002161
    198203020000001    198203020000236
    198203030000001    198203030002261
    198203040000001    198203040002316
    198203050000001    198203050002176
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-34-82-mb.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198201010000001    198201010003051
    198201020000001    198201020003451
    198201030000001    198201030001183
    198201040000001    198201040002082
    198201050000001    198201050003351
    198201060000001    198201060001311
    198201070000001    198201070003332
    198201080000001    198201080003001
    198201090000001    198201090003291
    198201100000001    198201100004026
    198201110000001    198201110002427
    198201120000001    198201120000250
    198201130000001    198201130003582
    198201140000001    198201140002561
    198201150000001    198201150003400
    198201160000001    198201160002191
    198201170000001    198201170003416
    198201180000001    198201180002180
    198201190000001    198201190000576
    198201200000001    198201200003211
    198201210000001    198201210002501
    198201220000001    198201220003071
    198201230000001    198201230003411
    198201240000001    198201240002596
    198201250000001    198201250004037
    198201260000001    198201260001206
    198201270000001    198201270001136
    198201280000001    198201280001246
    198201290000001    198201290002371
    198201300000001    198201300003106
    198201310000001    198201310002381
    198202010000001    198202010003031
    198202020000001    198202020002391
    198202030000001    198202030002461
    198202040000001    198202040002380
    198202050000001    198202050002219
    198202060000001    198202060002376
    198202070000001    198202070002171
    198202080000001    198202080002381
    198202090000001    198202090001480
    198202100000001    198202100002381
    198202110000001    198202110002175
    198202120000001    198202120002401
    198202130000001    198202130002261
    198202140000001    198202140002385
    198202150000001    198202150002090
    198202160000001    198202160002399
    198202170000001    198202170000553
    198202180000001    198202180000501
    198202190000001    198202190001176
    198202200000001    198202200002396
    198202210000001    198202210002186
    198202220000001    198202220002491
    198202230000001    198202230002166
    198202240000001    198202240002126
    198202250000001    198202250001334
    198202260000001    198202260001411
    198202270000001    198202270002260
    198202280000001    198202280002252
    198203010000001    198203010002161
    198203020000001    198203020000236
    198203030000001    198203030002261
    198203040000001    198203040002316
    198203050000001    198203050002176
    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-34-82-MB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3482mb/html/w-34-82-mb.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: 9.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3482mb/html/w-34-82-mb.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 9.3
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3482mb/html/w-34-82-mb.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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