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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-5-75-SC in Santa Maria Fill-In 1975 from 01/01/1975 to 01/01/1975
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (seismic) of field activity W-5-75-SC in Santa Maria Fill-In 1975 from 01/01/1975 to 01/01/1975, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w575sc/html/w-5-75-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 105: SANTA MARIA FILL-IN 1975<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 1927<br>
GEODETIC DATUM - POST PLOT NAD 1927<br>
<p>
DATUM SHIFTS<br>
PROJECTION TYPE LAMBERT, 2 STANDARD PARALLELS<br>
GRID SYSTEM CALIFORNIA STATE PLANE V<br>
GRID UNITS U.S. SURVEY FEET<br>
STANDARD PARALLELS 3402 0.000N 3528 0.000N<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 11800 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 3330 0.000N11800 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 2000000.00E 0.00N<br>
<p>

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  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/>, 20140323, Geophysical data of field activity W-5-75-SC in Santa Maria Fill-In 1975 from 01/01/1975 to 01/01/1975: 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: -122.44633
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -120.43717
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 36.26291
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.14641

  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: 01-Jan-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: Santa Maria Fill-In 1975
      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: 02-Mar-2006 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    03/01/2006 carolyn time.050
    /infobank/programs/time/number2time/number2time
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    
    Input was...
    01/10/2006 carolyn /infobank/w/w575sc/nav/w-5-75-sc.050
    /infobank/programs/refmt/westerngeco/westerngeco
    time/lat/long style, multi-record, in caps, without tabs
    temporal-spatial data
    data acquisition systems
    times are fake
    
    /infobank/w/w575sc/seis/a105_cal5.sp1
    
           1         2         3         4         5         6         7
    3456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678
    

    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-5-75-sc.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197501010000001    197501010009065
    197501010009066    197501010012169
    197501010012170    197501010025462
    197501010025463    197501010029505
    197501010029506    197501010039579
    197501010039580    197501010043267
    197501010043268    197501010046409
    197501010046410    197501010049563
    197501010049564    197501010052481
    197501010052482    197501010055530
    197501010055531    197501010059250
    197501010059251    197501010106274
    197501010106275    197501010110130
    197501010110131    197501010113323
    197501010113324    197501010116438
    197501010116439    197501010119472
    197501010119473    197501010122204
    197501010122205    197501010124580
    197501010124581    197501010129284
    197501010129285    197501010132195
    197501010132196    197501010135139
    197501010135140    197501010138002
    197501010138003    197501010140234
    197501010140235    197501010144187
    197501010144188    197501010146272
    197501010146273    197501010148102
    197501010148103    197501010150004
    197501010150005    197501010151533
    197501010151534    197501010154237
    197501010154238    197501010157115
    197501010157116    197501010200047
    197501010200048    197501010202474
    197501010202475    197501010205256
    197501010205257    197501010208050
    197501010208051    197501010210457
    197501010210458    197501010213111
    197501010213112    197501010216167
    197501010216168    197501010221259
    197501010221260    197501010224480
    197501010224481    197501010228311
    197501010228312    197501010231355
    197501010231356    197501010234119
    197501010234120    197501010237372
    197501010237373    197501010241080
    197501010241081    197501010245156
    197501010245157    197501010248389
    197501010248390    197501010252510
    197501010252511    197501010254388
    197501010254389    197501010256507
    197501010256508    197501010258469
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-5-75-sc.420_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197501010000001    197501010009065
    197501010009066    197501010012169
    197501010012170    197501010025462
    197501010025463    197501010029505
    197501010029506    197501010039579
    197501010039580    197501010043267
    197501010043268    197501010046409
    197501010046410    197501010049563
    197501010049564    197501010052481
    197501010052482    197501010055530
    197501010055531    197501010059250
    197501010059251    197501010106274
    197501010106275    197501010110130
    197501010110131    197501010113323
    197501010113324    197501010116438
    197501010116439    197501010119472
    197501010119473    197501010122204
    197501010122205    197501010124580
    197501010124581    197501010129284
    197501010129285    197501010132195
    197501010132196    197501010135139
    197501010135140    197501010138002
    197501010138003    197501010140234
    197501010140235    197501010144187
    197501010144188    197501010146272
    197501010146273    197501010148102
    197501010148103    197501010150004
    197501010150005    197501010151533
    197501010151534    197501010154237
    197501010154238    197501010157115
    197501010157116    197501010200047
    197501010200048    197501010202474
    197501010202475    197501010205256
    197501010205257    197501010208050
    197501010208051    197501010210457
    197501010210458    197501010213111
    197501010213112    197501010216167
    197501010216168    197501010221259
    197501010221260    197501010224480
    197501010224481    197501010228311
    197501010228312    197501010231355
    197501010231356    197501010234119
    197501010234120    197501010237372
    197501010237373    197501010241080
    197501010241081    197501010245156
    197501010245157    197501010248389
    197501010248390    197501010252510
    197501010252511    197501010254388
    197501010254389    197501010256507
    197501010256508    197501010258469
    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-5-75-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w575sc/html/w-5-75-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: 8.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w575sc/html/w-5-75-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 8.5
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w575sc/html/w-5-75-sc.seis.html>

  • Cost to order the data: None


  • Who wrote the metadata?

    Dates:
    Last modified: 23-Mar-2014
    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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