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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-36-83-SC in Southern California from 01/01/1983 to 05/17/1983
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-36-83-SC in Southern California from 01/01/1983 to 05/17/1983, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3683sc/html/w-36-83-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
Description of Survey Area 136: Southern California 1983<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 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>
<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.
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>
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-36-83-SC in Southern California from 01/01/1983 to 05/17/1983: 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: -119.87417
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -118.06163
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.97869
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 31.09641

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1983
    Ending_Date: 17-May-1983
    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: Southern 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-36-83-sc.051
    
    03/05/2004 clint w-36-83-sc.062
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    Times are faked.
    
    Input was...
    02/02/2004 clint /infobank/w/w3683sc/nav/w-36-83-sc.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-36-83-sc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198301010000001    198301010000471
    198301020000001    198301020003091
    198301030000001    198301030002086
    198301040000001    198301040004181
    198301050000001    198301050003421
    198301060000001    198301060006096
    198301070000001    198301070004446
    198301080000001    198301080002486
    198301090000001    198301090001471
    198301100000001    198301100004071
    198301110000001    198301110005561
    198301120000001    198301120004361
    198301130000001    198301130006486
    198301140000001    198301140003051
    198301150000001    198301150001156
    198301160000001    198301160002061
    198301170000001    198301170004411
    198301180000001    198301180007496
    198301190000001    198301190001246
    198301200000001    198301200003411
    198301210000001    198301210005281
    198301220000001    198301220001241
    198301230000001    198301230000096
    198301240000001    198301240006191
    198301250000001    198301250002396
    198301260000001    198301260001231
    198301270000001    198301270008586
    198301280000001    198301280001241
    198301290000001    198301290008581
    198301300000001    198301300004306
    198301310000001    198301310001186
    198302010000001    198302010004216
    198302020000001    198302020002161
    198302030000001    198302030001531
    198302040000001    198302040010346
    198302050000001    198302050004326
    198302060000001    198302060004331
    198302070000001    198302070010416
    198302080000001    198302080000596
    198302090000001    198302090008166
    198302100000001    198302100001596
    198302110000001    198302110008561
    198302120000001    198302120002063
    198302130000001    198302130004276
    198302140000001    198302140004356
    198302150000001    198302150003217
    198302160000001    198302160003546
    198302170000001    198302170001015
    198302180000001    198302180002446
    198302190000001    198302190001461
    198302200000001    198302200003276
    198302210000001    198302210006191
    198302220000001    198302220001201
    198302230000001    198302230001411
    198302240000001    198302240003176
    198302250000001    198302250004131
    198302260000001    198302260004431
    198302270000001    198302270000311
    198302280000001    198302280002351
    198303010000001    198303010004461
    198303020000001    198303020001556
    198303030000001    198303030002251
    198303040000001    198303040003196
    198303050000001    198303050002111
    198303060000001    198303060005556
    198303070000001    198303070002135
    198303080000001    198303080006081
    198303090000001    198303090002151
    198303100000001    198303100006196
    198303110000001    198303110002141
    198303120000001    198303120006321
    198303130000001    198303130002151
    198303140000001    198303140001071
    198303150000001    198303150005353
    198303160000001    198303160001121
    198303170000001    198303170000521
    198303180000001    198303180000251
    198303190000001    198303190006581
    198303200000001    198303200001304
    198303210000001    198303210000591
    198303220000001    198303220003081
    198303230000001    198303230004131
    198303240000001    198303240002145
    198303250000001    198303250006531
    198303260000001    198303260002151
    198303270000001    198303270004080
    198303280000001    198303280000456
    198303290000001    198303290002071
    198303290002072    198303290002072
    198303300000001    198303300000450
    198303310000001    198303310001101
    198304010000001    198304010003326
    198304020000001    198304020003541
    198304030000001    198304030001091
    198304040000001    198304040003441
    198304050000001    198304050003596
    198304060000001    198304060001076
    198304070000001    198304070002351
    198304080000001    198304080005026
    198304090000001    198304090001021
    198304100000001    198304100007061
    198304110000001    198304110001561
    198304120000001    198304120001246
    198304130000001    198304130002031
    198304140000001    198304140001541
    198304150000001    198304150001476
    198304160000001    198304160001346
    198304170000001    198304170001341
    198304180000001    198304180001046
    198304190000001    198304190000486
    198304200000001    198304200000446
    198304210000001    198304210000446
    198304220000001    198304220001191
    198304230000001    198304230001071
    198304240000001    198304240001136
    198304250000001    198304250001256
    198304260000001    198304260001361
    198304270000001    198304270001136
    198304280000001    198304280001251
    198304290000001    198304290001576
    198304300000001    198304300001566
    198305010000001    198305010001581
    198305020000001    198305020001586
    198305030000001    198305030001596
    198305040000001    198305040000406
    198305050000001    198305050001236
    198305060000001    198305060001581
    198305070000001    198305070001591
    198305080000001    198305080002000
    198305090000001    198305090002001
    198305100000001    198305100001566
    198305110000001    198305110001436
    198305120000001    198305120001206
    198305130000001    198305130001031
    198305140000001    198305140001256
    198305150000001    198305150001285
    198305160000001    198305160001301
    198305170000001    198305170001281
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-36-83-sc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    198301010000001    198301010000471
    198301020000001    198301020003091
    198301030000001    198301030002086
    198301040000001    198301040004181
    198301050000001    198301050003421
    198301060000001    198301060006096
    198301070000001    198301070004446
    198301080000001    198301080002486
    198301090000001    198301090001471
    198301100000001    198301100004071
    198301110000001    198301110005561
    198301120000001    198301120004361
    198301130000001    198301130006486
    198301140000001    198301140003051
    198301150000001    198301150001156
    198301160000001    198301160002061
    198301170000001    198301170004411
    198301180000001    198301180007496
    198301190000001    198301190001246
    198301200000001    198301200003411
    198301210000001    198301210005281
    198301220000001    198301220001241
    198301230000001    198301230000096
    198301240000001    198301240006191
    198301250000001    198301250002396
    198301260000001    198301260001231
    198301270000001    198301270008586
    198301280000001    198301280001241
    198301290000001    198301290008581
    198301300000001    198301300004306
    198301310000001    198301310001186
    198302010000001    198302010004216
    198302020000001    198302020002161
    198302030000001    198302030001531
    198302040000001    198302040010346
    198302050000001    198302050004326
    198302060000001    198302060004331
    198302070000001    198302070010416
    198302080000001    198302080000596
    198302090000001    198302090008166
    198302100000001    198302100001596
    198302110000001    198302110008561
    198302120000001    198302120002063
    198302130000001    198302130004276
    198302140000001    198302140004356
    198302150000001    198302150003217
    198302160000001    198302160003546
    198302170000001    198302170001015
    198302180000001    198302180002446
    198302190000001    198302190001461
    198302200000001    198302200003276
    198302210000001    198302210006191
    198302220000001    198302220001201
    198302230000001    198302230001411
    198302240000001    198302240003176
    198302250000001    198302250004131
    198302260000001    198302260004431
    198302270000001    198302270000311
    198302280000001    198302280002351
    198303010000001    198303010004461
    198303020000001    198303020001556
    198303030000001    198303030002251
    198303040000001    198303040003196
    198303050000001    198303050002111
    198303060000001    198303060005556
    198303070000001    198303070002135
    198303080000001    198303080006081
    198303090000001    198303090002151
    198303100000001    198303100006196
    198303110000001    198303110002141
    198303120000001    198303120006321
    198303130000001    198303130002151
    198303140000001    198303140001071
    198303150000001    198303150005353
    198303160000001    198303160001121
    198303170000001    198303170000521
    198303180000001    198303180000251
    198303190000001    198303190006581
    198303200000001    198303200001304
    198303210000001    198303210000591
    198303220000001    198303220003081
    198303230000001    198303230004131
    198303240000001    198303240002145
    198303250000001    198303250006531
    198303260000001    198303260002151
    198303270000001    198303270004080
    198303280000001    198303280000456
    198303290000001    198303290002071
    198303300000001    198303300000450
    198303310000001    198303310001101
    198304010000001    198304010003326
    198304020000001    198304020003541
    198304030000001    198304030001091
    198304040000001    198304040003441
    198304050000001    198304050003596
    198304060000001    198304060001076
    198304070000001    198304070002351
    198304080000001    198304080005026
    198304090000001    198304090001021
    198304100000001    198304100007061
    198304110000001    198304110001561
    198304120000001    198304120001246
    198304130000001    198304130002031
    198304140000001    198304140001541
    198304150000001    198304150001476
    198304160000001    198304160001346
    198304170000001    198304170001341
    198304180000001    198304180001046
    198304190000001    198304190000486
    198304200000001    198304200000446
    198304210000001    198304210000446
    198304220000001    198304220001191
    198304230000001    198304230001071
    198304240000001    198304240001136
    198304250000001    198304250001256
    198304260000001    198304260001361
    198304270000001    198304270001136
    198304280000001    198304280001251
    198304290000001    198304290001576
    198304300000001    198304300001566
    198305010000001    198305010001581
    198305020000001    198305020001586
    198305030000001    198305030001596
    198305040000001    198305040000406
    198305050000001    198305050001236
    198305060000001    198305060001581
    198305070000001    198305070001591
    198305080000001    198305080002000
    198305090000001    198305090002001
    198305100000001    198305100001566
    198305110000001    198305110001436
    198305120000001    198305120001206
    198305130000001    198305130001031
    198305140000001    198305140001256
    198305150000001    198305150001285
    198305160000001    198305160001301
    198305170000001    198305170001281
    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-36-83-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3683sc/html/w-36-83-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: 2.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3683sc/html/w-36-83-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.4
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w3683sc/html/w-36-83-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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