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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-35-82-NC in Northern California from 01/01/1982 to 05/19/1982
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-35-82-NC in Northern California from 01/01/1982 to 05/19/1982, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3582nc/html/w-35-82-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
Description of Survey Area 135: Northern California 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 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>
<p>

Similar information is available for thousands of other USGS/CMG-related Activities.
If known, available are Activity-specific navigation, gravity, magnetics, bathymetry, seismic, and sampling data; track maps; and equipment information; as well as summary overviews, crew lists, and information about analog materials.
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Primary access to the USGS/CMG Information Bank's digital data, analog data, and metadata is provided through... <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/>
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-35-82-NC in Northern California from 01/01/1982 to 05/19/1982: 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: -124.77384
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.67058
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.99383
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.09375

  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: 19-May-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: Northern California
      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-35-82-nc.051
    
    03/05/2004 clint w-35-82-nc.062
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    Times are faked.
    
    Input was...
    02/02/2004 clint w-35-82-nc.061
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    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-35-82-nc.051 [SINS])
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    198201040000001    198201040001497
    198201050000001    198201050001306
    198201060000001    198201060000571
    198201070000001    198201070001316
    198201080000001    198201080002266
    198201090000001    198201090001426
    198201100000001    198201100001461
    198201110000001    198201110000286
    198201120000001    198201120002416
    198201130000001    198201130001417
    198201140000001    198201140002326
    198201150000001    198201150003024
    198201160000001    198201160002142
    198201170000001    198201170005593
    198201180000001    198201180002216
    198201190000001    198201190005051
    198201200000001    198201200002316
    198201210000001    198201210003042
    198201220000001    198201220002051
    198201230000001    198201230002369
    198201240000001    198201240003336
    198201250000001    198201250000540
    198201260000001    198201260002106
    198201270000001    198201270002074
    198201280000001    198201280001351
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    198201300000001    198201300001321
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    198202060000001    198202060002163
    198202070000001    198202070002010
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    198202090000001    198202090003440
    198202100000001    198202100002200
    198202110000001    198202110002542
    198202120000001    198202120002160
    198202130000001    198202130005195
    198202140000001    198202140001263
    198202150000001    198202150002365
    198202160000001    198202160000268
    198202170000001    198202170006236
    198202180000001    198202180003070
    198202190000001    198202190005022
    198202200000001    198202200005569
    198202210000001    198202210000497
    198202220000001    198202220000545
    198202230000001    198202230002142
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    198203010000001    198203010005090
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    198203030000001    198203030000460
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    198203060000001    198203060000501
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    198203100000001    198203100002346
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    198203120000001    198203120002378
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    198203140000001    198203140002324
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    198203180000001    198203180002245
    198203190000001    198203190000471
    198203200000001    198203200001431
    198203210000001    198203210002100
    198203220000001    198203220001571
    198203230000001    198203230001572
    198203240000001    198203240001531
    198203250000001    198203250001567
    198203260000001    198203260002023
    198203270000001    198203270001400
    198203280000001    198203280000382
    198203290000001    198203290002102
    198203300000001    198203300001573
    198203310000001    198203310001401
    198204010000001    198204010001540
    198204020000001    198204020001399
    198204030000001    198204030001343
    198204040000001    198204040001305
    198204050000001    198204050001001
    198204060000001    198204060001387
    198204070000001    198204070002244
    198204080000001    198204080002385
    198204090000001    198204090001500
    198204100000001    198204100001053
    198204110000001    198204110002500
    198204120000001    198204120002425
    198204130000001    198204130002285
    198204140000001    198204140000171
    198204150000001    198204150001215
    198204160000001    198204160001200
    198204170000001    198204170002120
    198204180000001    198204180002246
    198204190000001    198204190002154
    198204200000001    198204200000130
    198204210000001    198204210002088
    198204220000001    198204220002280
    198204230000001    198204230002298
    198204240000001    198204240002332
    198204250000001    198204250002325
    198204260000001    198204260002300
    198204270000001    198204270001291
    198204280000001    198204280001337
    198204290000001    198204290001540
    198204300000001    198204300001246
    198205010000001    198205010001304
    198205020000001    198205020001331
    198205030000001    198205030003032
    198205040000001    198205040002189
    198205050000001    198205050001070
    198205060000001    198205060002088
    198205070000001    198205070001539
    198205080000001    198205080002484
    198205090000001    198205090001523
    198205100000001    198205100001310
    198205110000001    198205110001077
    198205120000001    198205120002115
    198205130000001    198205130000480
    198205140000001    198205140000468
    198205150000001    198205150002152
    198205160000001    198205160002075
    198205170000001    198205170000260
    198205180000001    198205180001409
    198205190000001    198205190002025
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-35-82-nc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198201010000001    198201010001301
    198201020000001    198201020001429
    198201030000001    198201030002541
    198201040000001    198201040001497
    198201050000001    198201050001306
    198201060000001    198201060000571
    198201070000001    198201070001316
    198201080000001    198201080002266
    198201090000001    198201090001426
    198201100000001    198201100001461
    198201110000001    198201110000286
    198201120000001    198201120002416
    198201130000001    198201130001417
    198201140000001    198201140002326
    198201150000001    198201150003024
    198201160000001    198201160002142
    198201170000001    198201170005593
    198201180000001    198201180002216
    198201190000001    198201190005051
    198201200000001    198201200002316
    198201210000001    198201210003042
    198201220000001    198201220002051
    198201230000001    198201230002369
    198201240000001    198201240003336
    198201250000001    198201250000540
    198201260000001    198201260002106
    198201270000001    198201270002074
    198201280000001    198201280001351
    198201290000001    198201290001356
    198201300000001    198201300001321
    198201310000001    198201310001569
    198202010000001    198202010001323
    198202020000001    198202020002101
    198202030000001    198202030002137
    198202040000001    198202040001300
    198202050000001    198202050002272
    198202060000001    198202060002163
    198202070000001    198202070002010
    198202080000001    198202080000263
    198202090000001    198202090003440
    198202100000001    198202100002200
    198202110000001    198202110002542
    198202120000001    198202120002160
    198202130000001    198202130005195
    198202140000001    198202140001263
    198202150000001    198202150002365
    198202160000001    198202160000268
    198202170000001    198202170006236
    198202180000001    198202180003070
    198202190000001    198202190005022
    198202200000001    198202200005569
    198202210000001    198202210000497
    198202220000001    198202220000545
    198202230000001    198202230002142
    198202240000001    198202240001151
    198202250000001    198202250003583
    198202260000001    198202260002505
    198202270000001    198202270004184
    198202280000001    198202280002500
    198203010000001    198203010005090
    198203020000001    198203020002420
    198203030000001    198203030000460
    198203040000001    198203040001336
    198203050000001    198203050001434
    198203060000001    198203060000501
    198203070000001    198203070000239
    198203080000001    198203080002420
    198203090000001    198203090002434
    198203100000001    198203100002346
    198203110000001    198203110004125
    198203120000001    198203120002378
    198203130000001    198203130004476
    198203140000001    198203140002324
    198203150000001    198203150002344
    198203160000001    198203160002314
    198203170000001    198203170001408
    198203180000001    198203180002245
    198203190000001    198203190000471
    198203200000001    198203200001431
    198203210000001    198203210002100
    198203220000001    198203220001571
    198203230000001    198203230001572
    198203240000001    198203240001531
    198203250000001    198203250001567
    198203260000001    198203260002023
    198203270000001    198203270001400
    198203280000001    198203280000382
    198203290000001    198203290002102
    198203300000001    198203300001573
    198203310000001    198203310001401
    198204010000001    198204010001540
    198204020000001    198204020001399
    198204030000001    198204030001343
    198204040000001    198204040001305
    198204050000001    198204050001001
    198204060000001    198204060001387
    198204070000001    198204070002244
    198204080000001    198204080002385
    198204090000001    198204090001500
    198204100000001    198204100001053
    198204110000001    198204110002500
    198204120000001    198204120002425
    198204130000001    198204130002285
    198204140000001    198204140000171
    198204150000001    198204150001215
    198204160000001    198204160001200
    198204170000001    198204170002120
    198204180000001    198204180002246
    198204190000001    198204190002154
    198204200000001    198204200000130
    198204210000001    198204210002088
    198204220000001    198204220002280
    198204230000001    198204230002298
    198204240000001    198204240002332
    198204250000001    198204250002325
    198204260000001    198204260002300
    198204270000001    198204270001291
    198204280000001    198204280001337
    198204290000001    198204290001540
    198204300000001    198204300001246
    198205010000001    198205010001304
    198205020000001    198205020001331
    198205030000001    198205030003032
    198205040000001    198205040002189
    198205050000001    198205050001070
    198205060000001    198205060002088
    198205070000001    198205070001539
    198205080000001    198205080002484
    198205090000001    198205090001523
    198205100000001    198205100001310
    198205110000001    198205110001077
    198205120000001    198205120002115
    198205130000001    198205130000480
    198205140000001    198205140000468
    198205150000001    198205150002152
    198205160000001    198205160002075
    198205170000001    198205170000260
    198205180000001    198205180001409
    198205190000001    198205190002025
    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-35-82-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3582nc/html/w-35-82-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: 1.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3582nc/html/w-35-82-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3582nc/html/w-35-82-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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