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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-3-69-BS in Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea from 01/01/1969 to 02/01/1969
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-3-69-BS in Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea from 01/01/1969 to 02/01/1969, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w369bs/html/w-3-69-bs.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
Description of Survey Area 3: Chukchi/Bearing Sea 1969<br> <p>
Client Name WesternGeco Multiclient<br>
Coordinate Location Vessel 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 3<br>
Grid Units Meters<br>
Central Meridian 165 0 0.000W<br>
Grid Origin 0 0 0.000N165 0 0.000W<br>
Grid Coordinates at Origin 500000.00E 0.00N<br>
Scale Factor 0.9996000000<br>
Scale Factor Defined at 0 0 0.000N165 0 0.000W<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-3-69-BS in Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea from 01/01/1969 to 02/01/1969: 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: -171.67759
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -160.38113
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 70.75009
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 54.20141

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1969
    Ending_Date: 01-Feb-1969
    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: Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea
      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 W-3-69-bs.051
    
    03/05/2004 clint w-3-69-bs.062
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    Times are faked.
    
    Input was...
    02/02/2004 clint w-3-69-bs.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-3-69-bs.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196901010000001    196901010000240
    196901010000241    196901010000241
    196901020000001    196901020000001
    196901020000002    196901020000002
    196901020000003    196901020000003
    196901020000004    196901020000004
    196901020000005    196901020000005
    196901020000006    196901020000006
    196901020000007    196901020000007
    196901020000008    196901020000008
    196901020000009    196901020000009
    196901020000010    196901020000010
    196901020000011    196901020000011
    196901020000012    196901020000012
    196901020000013    196901020000013
    196901020000014    196901020000014
    196901020000015    196901020000015
    196901020000016    196901020000016
    196901020000017    196901020000017
    196901020000018    196901020000018
    196901020000019    196901020000019
    196901020000020    196901020000020
    196901020000021    196901020000021
    196901020000022    196901020000022
    196901020000023    196901020000023
    196901020000024    196901020000024
    196901020000025    196901020000025
    196901020000026    196901020000026
    196901020000027    196901020000027
    196901020000028    196901020000028
    196901020000029    196901020000029
    196901020000030    196901020000030
    196901020000031    196901020000031
    196901020000032    196901020000032
    196901020000033    196901020000033
    196901020000034    196901020000034
    196901020000035    196901020000035
    196901020000036    196901020000036
    196901020000037    196901020000037
    196901020000038    196901020000038
    196901020000039    196901020000039
    196901020000040    196901020000040
    196901020000041    196901020000041
    196901020000042    196901020000042
    196901020000043    196901020000043
    196901020000044    196901020000044
    196901020000045    196901020000078
    196901030000001    196901030000113
    196901030000114    196901030000114
    196901040000001    196901040000001
    196901040000002    196901040000002
    196901040000003    196901040000003
    196901040000004    196901040000004
    196901040000005    196901040000005
    196901040000006    196901040000006
    196901040000007    196901040000007
    196901040000008    196901040000008
    196901040000009    196901040000009
    196901040000010    196901040000010
    196901040000011    196901040000011
    196901040000012    196901040000012
    196901040000013    196901040000305
    196901050000001    196901050000170
    196901060000001    196901060000393
    196901060000394    196901060000394
    196901070000001    196901070000001
    196901070000002    196901070000002
    196901070000003    196901070000003
    196901070000004    196901070000004
    196901070000005    196901070000005
    196901070000006    196901070000006
    196901070000007    196901070000007
    196901070000008    196901070000008
    196901070000009    196901070000009
    196901070000010    196901070000010
    196901070000011    196901070000011
    196901070000012    196901070000012
    196901070000013    196901070000013
    196901070000014    196901070000014
    196901070000015    196901070000015
    196901070000016    196901070000016
    196901070000017    196901070000017
    196901070000018    196901070000018
    196901070000019    196901070000019
    196901070000020    196901070000020
    196901070000021    196901070000021
    196901070000022    196901070000022
    196901070000023    196901070000023
    196901070000024    196901070000024
    196901070000025    196901070000089
    196901080000001    196901080000218
    196901080000219    196901080000219
    196901090000001    196901090000001
    196901090000002    196901090000002
    196901090000003    196901090000003
    196901090000004    196901090000004
    196901090000005    196901090000005
    196901090000006    196901090000006
    196901090000007    196901090000007
    196901090000008    196901090000008
    196901090000009    196901090000009
    196901090000010    196901090000010
    196901090000011    196901090000011
    196901090000012    196901090000012
    196901090000013    196901090000565
    196901100000001    196901100000192
    196901110000001    196901110002087
    196901120000001    196901120001048
    196901120001049    196901120001049
    196901130000001    196901130000001
    196901130000002    196901130000002
    196901130000003    196901130000003
    196901130000004    196901130000004
    196901130000005    196901130000005
    196901130000006    196901130000006
    196901130000007    196901130000007
    196901130000008    196901130000008
    196901130000009    196901130000009
    196901130000010    196901130000010
    196901130000011    196901130000011
    196901130000012    196901130000012
    196901130000013    196901130000013
    196901130000014    196901130000014
    196901130000015    196901130000015
    196901130000016    196901130000016
    196901130000017    196901130000017
    196901130000018    196901130000018
    196901130000019    196901130000019
    196901130000020    196901130000020
    196901130000021    196901130000021
    196901130000022    196901130000022
    196901130000023    196901130000023
    196901130000024    196901130000024
    196901130000025    196901130000025
    196901130000026    196901130000026
    196901130000027    196901130000131
    196901130000132    196901130000132
    196901140000001    196901140000001
    196901140000002    196901140000002
    196901140000003    196901140000003
    196901140000004    196901140000004
    196901140000005    196901140000005
    196901140000006    196901140000006
    196901140000007    196901140000007
    196901140000008    196901140000008
    196901140000009    196901140000009
    196901140000010    196901140000010
    196901140000011    196901140000011
    196901140000012    196901140000012
    196901140000013    196901140000513
    196901150000001    196901150001461
    196901150001462    196901150001462
    196901160000001    196901160000001
    196901160000002    196901160000002
    196901160000003    196901160000003
    196901160000004    196901160000004
    196901160000005    196901160000005
    196901160000006    196901160000006
    196901160000007    196901160000007
    196901160000008    196901160000008
    196901160000009    196901160000009
    196901160000010    196901160000010
    196901160000011    196901160000011
    196901160000012    196901160000012
    196901160000013    196901160000013
    196901160000014    196901160000014
    196901160000015    196901160000015
    196901160000016    196901160000016
    196901160000017    196901160000017
    196901160000018    196901160000018
    196901160000019    196901160000019
    196901160000020    196901160000020
    196901160000021    196901160000021
    196901160000022    196901160000022
    196901160000023    196901160000023
    196901160000024    196901160000024
    196901160000025    196901160000025
    196901160000026    196901160000026
    196901160000027    196901160000338
    196901170000001    196901170002040
    196901170002041    196901170002041
    196901180000001    196901180000250
    196901180000251    196901180000251
    196901190000001    196901190000001
    196901190000002    196901190000002
    196901190000003    196901190000003
    196901190000004    196901190000004
    196901190000005    196901190000005
    196901190000006    196901190000006
    196901190000007    196901190000007
    196901190000008    196901190000008
    196901190000009    196901190000009
    196901190000010    196901190000010
    196901190000011    196901190000011
    196901190000012    196901190000012
    196901190000013    196901190002061
    196901200000001    196901200000139
    196901200000140    196901200000140
    196901210000001    196901210000001
    196901210000002    196901210000002
    196901210000003    196901210000003
    196901210000004    196901210000004
    196901210000005    196901210000005
    196901210000006    196901210000006
    196901210000007    196901210000007
    196901210000008    196901210000008
    196901210000009    196901210000009
    196901210000010    196901210000010
    196901210000011    196901210000011
    196901210000012    196901210000012
    196901210000013    196901210002315
    196901220000001    196901220001271
    196901230000001    196901230000557
    196901240000001    196901240018133
    196901250000001    196901250005191
    196901260000001    196901260003248
    196901270000001    196901270009047
    196901280000001    196901280008459
    196901290000001    196901290003063
    196901300000001    196901300008189
    196901310000001    196901310004512
    196902010000001    196902010004357
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-3-69-bs.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    196901010000001    196901010000241
    196901020000001    196901020000078
    196901030000001    196901030000114
    196901040000001    196901040000305
    196901050000001    196901050000170
    196901060000001    196901060000394
    196901070000001    196901070000089
    196901080000001    196901080000219
    196901090000001    196901090000565
    196901100000001    196901100000192
    196901110000001    196901110002087
    196901120000001    196901120001049
    196901130000001    196901130000132
    196901140000001    196901140000513
    196901150000001    196901150001462
    196901160000001    196901160000338
    196901170000001    196901170002041
    196901180000001    196901180000251
    196901190000001    196901190002061
    196901200000001    196901200000140
    196901210000001    196901210002315
    196901220000001    196901220001271
    196901230000001    196901230000557
    196901240000001    196901240018133
    196901250000001    196901250005191
    196901260000001    196901260003248
    196901270000001    196901270009047
    196901280000001    196901280008459
    196901290000001    196901290003063
    196901300000001    196901300008189
    196901310000001    196901310004512
    196902010000001    196902010004357
    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-3-69-BS data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w369bs/html/w-3-69-bs.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: 5.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w369bs/html/w-3-69-bs.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 5.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w369bs/html/w-3-69-bs.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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