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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-7-75-SC in Santa Barbara Channel 1975 from 01/01/1975 to 01/01/1975
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (seismic) of field activity W-7-75-SC in Santa Barbara Channel 1975 from 01/01/1975 to 01/01/1975, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w775sc/html/w-7-75-sc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 107: SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL 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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity W-7-75-SC in Santa Barbara Channel 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: -120.65900
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -119.33758
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 34.42143
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 33.50430

  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 Barbara Channel 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...
    01/11/2006 carolyn /infobank/w/w775sc/nav/w-7-75-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/w775sc/seis/a107_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-7-75-sc.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197501010000001    197501010003088
    197501010003089    197501010004413
    197501010004414    197501010007577
    197501010007578    197501010009290
    197501010009291    197501010012498
    197501010012499    197501010014184
    197501010014185    197501010017392
    197501010017393    197501010022334
    197501010022335    197501010026200
    197501010026201    197501010028370
    197501010028371    197501010032124
    197501010032125    197501010034074
    197501010034075    197501010037598
    197501010037599    197501010039464
    197501010039465    197501010043306
    197501010043307    197501010045253
    197501010045254    197501010049074
    197501010049075    197501010050558
    197501010050559    197501010054161
    197501010054162    197501010056196
    197501010056197    197501010059459
    197501010059460    197501010101370
    197501010101371    197501010103125
    197501010103126    197501010105130
    197501010105131    197501010107107
    197501010107108    197501010110029
    197501010110030    197501010113301
    197501010113302    197501010115549
    197501010115550    197501010117587
    197501010117588    197501010119478
    197501010119479    197501010121257
    197501010121258    197501010122546
    197501010122547    197501010124365
    197501010124366    197501010126439
    197501010126440    197501010129014
    197501010129015    197501010136088
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-7-75-sc.420_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197501010000001    197501010003088
    197501010003089    197501010004413
    197501010004414    197501010007577
    197501010007578    197501010009290
    197501010009291    197501010012498
    197501010012499    197501010014184
    197501010014185    197501010017392
    197501010017393    197501010022334
    197501010022335    197501010026200
    197501010026201    197501010028370
    197501010028371    197501010032124
    197501010032125    197501010034074
    197501010034075    197501010037598
    197501010037599    197501010039464
    197501010039465    197501010043306
    197501010043307    197501010045253
    197501010045254    197501010049074
    197501010049075    197501010050558
    197501010050559    197501010054161
    197501010054162    197501010056196
    197501010056197    197501010059459
    197501010059460    197501010101370
    197501010101371    197501010103125
    197501010103126    197501010105130
    197501010105131    197501010107107
    197501010107108    197501010110029
    197501010110030    197501010113301
    197501010113302    197501010115549
    197501010115550    197501010117587
    197501010117588    197501010119478
    197501010119479    197501010121257
    197501010121258    197501010122546
    197501010122547    197501010124365
    197501010124366    197501010126439
    197501010126440    197501010129014
    197501010129015    197501010136088
    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-7-75-SC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w775sc/html/w-7-75-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: 4.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w775sc/html/w-7-75-sc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 4.6
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w775sc/html/w-7-75-sc.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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