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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-3-79-CB in ARUBA from 01/01/1979 to 01/29/1979
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data of field activity W-3-79-CB in ARUBA from 01/01/1979 to 01/29/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w379cb/html/w-3-79-cb.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
ARUBA FILL-IN 1979<br>
SURVEY DATE 1979 <br>
DATE 13-12-99 <br>
VERSION UKOOA P1-1984 <br>
CLIENT WESTERN SPEC <br>
GEOPHYSICAL CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA <br>
POSITIONING CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA <br>
POSITIONING PROCESSING WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA <br>
POSITIONING SYSTEM WISDOM <br>
SHOTPOINT POSITION ANTENNA <br>
APPLIED FROM ANTENNA 0.0 METRES AFT, 0.0 METRES PORT <br>
CLOCK TIME GMT <br>
SPHEROID AS SURVEYED A,1/F INTERNATIONAL 6378388.000 297.0000000<br>
SPHEROID AS PLOTTED A,1/F INTERNATIONAL 6378388.000 297.0000000<br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS SURVEYED <br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS PLOTTED <br>
SHIFTS N/A <br>
SHIFTS N/A <br>
VERTICAL DATUM SEA LEVEL <br>
PROJECTION TRANSVERSE MERCATOR <br>
ZONE U.T.M. ZONE 19 <br>
GRID UNIT METERS <br>
MERIDIAN 69 0 0.000W <br>
ORIGIN 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W <br>
COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 500000.00E 0.00N <br>
FACTOR 0.9996000000 <br>
FOR SCALE FACTOR 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W <br>

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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-3-79-CB in ARUBA from 01/01/1979 to 01/29/1979: 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: -70.42700
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -69.84445
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 12.85333
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 12.28256

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1979
    Ending_Date: 29-Jan-1979
    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: ARUBA
      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: 05-Jul-2007 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    06/21/2007 clint temp
    /infobank/programs/time/fixtimecounter/fixtimecounter
    
    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-3-79-cb.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010000030
    197901020000001    197901020000024
    197901030000001    197901030000030
    197901040000001    197901040000022
    197901050000001    197901050000019
    197901060000001    197901060000028
    197901070000001    197901070000027
    197901080000001    197901080000030
    197901090000001    197901090000022
    197901100000001    197901100000036
    197901110000001    197901110000056
    197901120000001    197901120000086
    197901130000001    197901130000092
    197901140000001    197901140000111
    197901150000001    197901150000105
    197901160000001    197901160000071
    197901170000001    197901170000054
    197901180000001    197901180000049
    197901190000001    197901190000042
    197901200000001    197901200000071
    197901210000001    197901210000019
    197901220000001    197901220000145
    197901230000001    197901230000121
    197901240000001    197901240000123
    197901250000001    197901250000094
    197901260000001    197901260000064
    197901270000001    197901270000048
    197901280000001    197901280000016
    197901290000001    197901290000001
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-3-79-cb.410)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010000030
    197901020000001    197901020000024
    197901030000001    197901030000030
    197901040000001    197901040000022
    197901050000001    197901050000019
    197901060000001    197901060000028
    197901070000001    197901070000027
    197901080000001    197901080000030
    197901090000001    197901090000022
    197901100000001    197901100000036
    197901110000001    197901110000056
    197901120000001    197901120000086
    197901130000001    197901130000092
    197901140000001    197901140000111
    197901150000001    197901150000105
    197901160000001    197901160000071
    197901170000001    197901170000054
    197901180000001    197901180000049
    197901190000001    197901190000042
    197901200000001    197901200000071
    197901210000001    197901210000019
    197901220000001    197901220000145
    197901230000001    197901230000121
    197901240000001    197901240000123
    197901250000001    197901250000094
    197901260000001    197901260000064
    197901270000001    197901270000048
    197901280000001    197901290000001
    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-3-79-CB data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w379cb/html/w-3-79-cb.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: 0.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w379cb/html/w-3-79-cb.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 0.2
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w379cb/html/w-3-79-cb.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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