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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-4-75-GK in Georges Bank from 01/01/1975 to 05/17/1975
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-4-75-GK in Georges Bank from 01/01/1975 to 05/17/1975, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w475gk/html/w-4-75-gk.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
Description of Survey Area 70501: Georges Bank 1975<br> <p>
Client Name WesternGeco Multiclient<br>
Coordinate Location Source 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 19<br>
Grid Units Meters<br>
Central Meridian 69 0 0.000W<br>
Grid Origin 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W<br>
Grid Coordinates at Origin 500000.00E 0.00N<br>
Scale Factor 0.9996000000<br>
Scale Factor Defined at 0 0 0.000N 69 0 0.000W<br>
<br>

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/>, 20131030, Geophysical data of field activity W-4-75-GK in Georges Bank from 01/01/1975 to 05/17/1975: 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: -70.63750
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -66.58742
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 41.16061
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.21425

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1975
    Ending_Date: 17-May-1975
    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: Georges Bank
      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-4-75-gk.051
    
    03/05/2004 clint w-4-75-gk.062
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/l2t
    Global positioning system (GPS) data
    Times are faked.
    
    Input was...
    02/02/2004 clint w-4-75-gk.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-4-75-gk.051 [SINS])
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    197501010000001    197501010003342
    197501020000001    197501020001002
    197501030000001    197501030003544
    197501040000001    197501040001570
    197501050000001    197501050003133
    197501060000001    197501060000560
    197501070000001    197501070002326
    197501080000001    197501080003081
    197501090000001    197501090000564
    197501100000001    197501100002599
    197501110000001    197501110000502
    197501120000001    197501120002278
    197501130000001    197501130000500
    197501140000001    197501140003176
    197501150000001    197501150003127
    197501160000001    197501160003348
    197501170000001    197501170003063
    197501180000001    197501180000458
    197501180000459    197501180000459
    197501180000460    197501180000460
    197501180000461    197501180000461
    197501180000462    197501180000462
    197501180000463    197501180000463
    197501180000464    197501180000464
    197501180000465    197501180000465
    197501180000466    197501180000466
    197501180000467    197501180000467
    197501180000468    197501180000468
    197501180000469    197501180000469
    197501180000470    197501180000470
    197501180000471    197501180000471
    197501180000472    197501180000472
    197501180000473    197501180000473
    197501180000474    197501180000474
    197501180000475    197501180000475
    197501180000476    197501180000476
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    197501180000478    197501180000478
    197501180000479    197501180000479
    197501180000480    197501180000480
    197501180000481    197501180000481
    197501180000482    197501180000482
    197501180000483    197501180000483
    197501180000484    197501180000484
    197501180000485    197501180000485
    197501180000486    197501180000486
    197501180000487    197501180000487
    197501180000488    197501180000488
    197501180000489    197501180000489
    197501180000490    197501180000490
    197501180000491    197501180000491
    197501180000492    197501180000492
    197501180000493    197501180000493
    197501180000494    197501180000494
    197501180000495    197501180000495
    197501180000496    197501180000496
    197501180000497    197501180000497
    197501180000498    197501180000498
    197501180000499    197501180000499
    197501180000500    197501180000500
    197501180000501    197501180000501
    197501180000502    197501180000502
    197501180000503    197501180000503
    197501180000504    197501180000504
    197501180000505    197501180000505
    197501180000506    197501180000506
    197501180000507    197501180000507
    197501180000508    197501180000508
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    197501180000534    197501180000534
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    197501180000536    197501180000536
    197501180000537    197501180000537
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    197501180000540    197501180000540
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    197501180000542    197501180000542
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    197501180000545    197501180000545
    197501180000546    197501180000546
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    197501190000001    197501190003503
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    197501210000001    197501210000547
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    197501230000001    197501230001396
    197501240000001    197501240001393
    197501250000001    197501250000455
    197501260000001    197501260004195
    197501270000001    197501270003107
    197501280000001    197501280001018
    197501290000001    197501290004336
    197501300000001    197501300003106
    197501310000001    197501310000001
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    197503260000001    197503260000293
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    197503310000001    197503310002406
    197504010000001    197504010002346
    197504020000001    197504020000450
    197504030000001    197504030001434
    197504040000001    197504040002215
    197504050000001    197504050002144
    197504060000001    197504060001446
    197504070000001    197504070000228
    197504080000001    197504080002010
    197504090000001    197504090001546
    197504100000001    197504100001480
    197504110000001    197504110001415
    197504120000001    197504120001349
    197504130000001    197504130000196
    197504140000001    197504140001081
    197504150000001    197504150001217
    197504160000001    197504160001092
    197504170000001    197504170000546
    197504180000001    197504180000122
    197504190000001    197504190000529
    197504200000001    197504200001148
    197504210000001    197504210001288
    197504220000001    197504220001375
    197504230000001    197504230001478
    197504240000001    197504240001570
    197504250000001    197504250002049
    197504260000001    197504260002135
    197504270000001    197504270002138
    197504280000001    197504280002134
    197504290000001    197504290002140
    197504300000001    197504300002133
    197505010000001    197505010002129
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    197505030000001    197505030002137
    197505040000001    197505040002134
    197505050000001    197505050002141
    197505060000001    197505060002150
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    197505150000001    197505150000142
    197505160000001    197505160001265
    197505170000001    197505170001097
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-4-75-gk.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197501010000001    197501010003342
    197501020000001    197501020001002
    197501030000001    197501030003544
    197501040000001    197501040001570
    197501050000001    197501050003133
    197501060000001    197501060000560
    197501070000001    197501070002326
    197501080000001    197501080003081
    197501090000001    197501090000564
    197501100000001    197501100002599
    197501110000001    197501110000502
    197501120000001    197501120002278
    197501130000001    197501130000500
    197501140000001    197501140003176
    197501150000001    197501150003127
    197501160000001    197501160003348
    197501170000001    197501170003063
    197501180000001    197501180000557
    197501190000001    197501190003503
    197501200000001    197501200003050
    197501210000001    197501210000547
    197501220000001    197501220004064
    197501230000001    197501230001396
    197501240000001    197501240001393
    197501250000001    197501250000455
    197501260000001    197501260004195
    197501270000001    197501270003107
    197501280000001    197501280001018
    197501290000001    197501290004336
    197501300000001    197501300003106
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    197502030000001    197502030003160
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    197502060000001    197502060001552
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    197502090000001    197502090005146
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    197505040000001    197505040002134
    197505050000001    197505050002141
    197505060000001    197505060002150
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    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.
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  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-4-75-GK data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w475gk/html/w-4-75-gk.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/w475gk/html/w-4-75-gk.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.8
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w475gk/html/w-4-75-gk.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 30-Oct-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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