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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-5-77-SA in ARGENTINA and URUGARY 1977 from 01/01/1977 to 03/25/1977
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data of field activity W-5-77-SA in ARGENTINA and URUGARY 1977 from 01/01/1977 to 03/25/1977, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w577sa/html/w-5-77-sa.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
ARGENTINA/URUGARY 197<br>
SURVEY DATE 197<br>
TAPE DATE MAY 27, 2004 <br>
TAPE VERSION UKOOA P1/90 <br>
CLIENT WESTERNGECO MULTICLIENT <br>
GEOPHYSICAL CONTRACTOR HGS <br>
POSITIONING CONTRACTOR HGS <br>
POSITIONING PROCESSING HGS <br>
COORDINATE LOCATION SOURCE LOCATIONS <br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS SURVEY CAMPO INCHAUSPE INTL 6378388.000 297.000000<br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS POST. WGS 1984 SATWGS 1984 SAT 6378137.000 298.257223<br>
DATUM SHIFTS -148.0 136.0 90.0 .000 .000 .000 .0000000 <br>
VERTICAL DATUM MEAN SEA LEVEL <br>
PROJECTION 0002UNIVERSAL TRANSVERSE MERCATOR <br>
UTM ZONE UTM ZONE 22<br>
GRID UNITS 1METERS 1.000000000000 <br>
HEIGHT UNITS 1 METRES .000000000000 <br>
ANGULAR UNITS 1 DEGREES <br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 51 0 .000<br>
SCALE FACTOR DEFINED AT 0 0 .000 51 0 .000<br>
<br>

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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/>, 20131030, Geophysical data of field activity W-5-77-SA in ARGENTINA and URUGARY 1977 from 01/01/1977 to 03/25/1977: 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: -65.36083
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -39.91108
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -34.83675
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -55.19956

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1977
    Ending_Date: 25-Mar-1977
    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: ARGENTINA and URUGARY 1977
      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: 21-Jun-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-5-77-sa.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197701010000001    197701010007337
    197701020000001    197701020011221
    197701030000001    197701030007277
    197701040000001    197701040001192
    197701050000001    197701050002294
    197701060000001    197701060006032
    197701070000001    197701070001207
    197701080000001    197701080002055
    197701090000001    197701090008575
    197701100000001    197701100007069
    197701110000001    197701110002544
    197701120000001    197701120016366
    197701130000001    197701130019032
    197701140000001    197701140001592
    197701150000001    197701150009425
    197701160000001    197701160011473
    197701170000001    197701170012066
    197701180000001    197701180011452
    197701190000001    197701190009258
    197701200000001    197701200008043
    197701210000001    197701210003121
    197701220000001    197701220007289
    197701230000001    197701230010156
    197701240000001    197701240008055
    197701250000001    197701250001333
    197701260000001    197701260000026
    197701270000001    197701270000277
    197701280000001    197701280009128
    197701290000001    197701290006041
    197701300000001    197701300009019
    197701310000001    197701310001310
    197702010000001    197702010010481
    197702020000001    197702020004053
    197702030000001    197702030009233
    197702040000001    197702040006150
    197702050000001    197702050007445
    197702060000001    197702060000458
    197702070000001    197702070009084
    197702080000001    197702080004527
    197702090000001    197702090009026
    197702100000001    197702100009091
    197702110000001    197702110001542
    197702120000001    197702120005221
    197702130000001    197702130005011
    197702140000001    197702140009298
    197702150000001    197702150006462
    197702160000001    197702160009397
    197702170000001    197702170015396
    197702180000001    197702180005139
    197702190000001    197702190008419
    197702200000001    197702200007167
    197702210000001    197702210006389
    197702220000001    197702220007209
    197702230000001    197702230001262
    197702240000001    197702240003014
    197702250000001    197702250003580
    197702260000001    197702260010443
    197702270000001    197702270009522
    197702280000001    197702280001513
    197703010000001    197703010010061
    197703020000001    197703020008278
    197703030000001    197703030007460
    197703040000001    197703040010085
    197703050000001    197703050010280
    197703060000001    197703060005455
    197703070000001    197703070002549
    197703080000001    197703080011161
    197703090000001    197703090001395
    197703100000001    197703100002450
    197703110000001    197703110002244
    197703120000001    197703120002079
    197703130000001    197703130002118
    197703140000001    197703140000261
    197703150000001    197703150001314
    197703160000001    197703160002107
    197703170000001    197703170001173
    197703180000001    197703180000465
    197703190000001    197703190002252
    197703200000001    197703200001075
    197703210000001    197703210000365
    197703220000001    197703220000317
    197703230000001    197703230000479
    197703240000001    197703240001261
    197703250000001    197703250002061
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-5-77-sa.420_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197701010000001    197701010007337
    197701020000001    197701020011221
    197701030000001    197701030007277
    197701040000001    197701040001192
    197701050000001    197701050002294
    197701060000001    197701060006032
    197701070000001    197701070001207
    197701080000001    197701080002055
    197701090000001    197701090008575
    197701100000001    197701100007069
    197701110000001    197701110002544
    197701120000001    197701120016366
    197701130000001    197701130019032
    197701140000001    197701140001592
    197701150000001    197701150009425
    197701160000001    197701160011473
    197701170000001    197701170012066
    197701180000001    197701180011452
    197701190000001    197701190009258
    197701200000001    197701200008043
    197701210000001    197701210003121
    197701220000001    197701220007289
    197701230000001    197701230010156
    197701240000001    197701240008055
    197701250000001    197701250001333
    197701260000001    197701260000026
    197701270000001    197701270000277
    197701280000001    197701280009128
    197701290000001    197701290006041
    197701300000001    197701300009019
    197701310000001    197701310001310
    197702010000001    197702010010481
    197702020000001    197702020004053
    197702030000001    197702030009233
    197702040000001    197702040006150
    197702050000001    197702050007445
    197702060000001    197702060000458
    197702070000001    197702070009084
    197702080000001    197702080004527
    197702090000001    197702090009026
    197702100000001    197702100009091
    197702110000001    197702110001542
    197702120000001    197702120005221
    197702130000001    197702130005011
    197702140000001    197702140009298
    197702150000001    197702150006462
    197702160000001    197702160009397
    197702170000001    197702170015396
    197702180000001    197702180005139
    197702190000001    197702190008419
    197702200000001    197702200007167
    197702210000001    197702210006389
    197702220000001    197702220007209
    197702230000001    197702230001262
    197702240000001    197702240003014
    197702250000001    197702250003580
    197702260000001    197702260010443
    197702270000001    197702270009522
    197702280000001    197702280001513
    197703010000001    197703010010061
    197703020000001    197703020008278
    197703030000001    197703030007460
    197703040000001    197703040010085
    197703050000001    197703050010280
    197703060000001    197703060005455
    197703070000001    197703070002549
    197703080000001    197703080011161
    197703090000001    197703090001395
    197703100000001    197703100002450
    197703110000001    197703110002244
    197703120000001    197703120002079
    197703130000001    197703130002118
    197703140000001    197703140000261
    197703150000001    197703150001314
    197703160000001    197703160002107
    197703170000001    197703170001173
    197703180000001    197703180000465
    197703190000001    197703190002252
    197703200000001    197703200001075
    197703210000001    197703210000365
    197703220000001    197703220000317
    197703230000001    197703230000479
    197703240000001    197703240001261
    197703250000001    197703250002061
    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-5-77-SA data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w577sa/html/w-5-77-sa.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: 2.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w577sa/html/w-5-77-sa.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.9
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w577sa/html/w-5-77-sa.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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