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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-7-79-FK in ARGENTINA RECON 1978 and 79 from 01/01/1979 to 02/11/1979
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data of field activity W-7-79-FK in ARGENTINA RECON 1978 and 79 from 01/01/1979 to 02/11/1979, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w779fk/html/w-7-79-fk.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
ARGENTINA
SURVEY DATE 1979 <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 20S <br>
GRID UNITS 1METERS 1.000000000000 <br>
HEIGHT UNITS 1 METRES .000000000000 <br>
ANGULAR UNITS 1 DEGREES <br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 63 0 .000W <br>
SCALE FACTOR DEFINED AT 0 0 .000 63 0 .000W <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-7-79-FK in ARGENTINA RECON 1978 and 79 from 01/01/1979 to 02/11/1979: 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: -68.60953
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -63.37975
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -51.18822
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -54.67064

  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: 11-Feb-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: ARGENTINA RECON 1978 and 79
      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...
    06/21/2007 clint temp
    /infobank/programs/time/fixtimecounter/fixtimecounter
    
    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-7-79-fk.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010004160
    197901020000001    197901020015392
    197901030000001    197901030002029
    197901040000001    197901040004150
    197901050000001    197901050017243
    197901060000001    197901060004131
    197901070000001    197901070016560
    197901080000001    197901080001555
    197901090000001    197901090015255
    197901100000001    197901100003368
    197901110000001    197901110012193
    197901120000001    197901120002065
    197901130000001    197901130015336
    197901140000001    197901140000481
    197901150000001    197901150013296
    197901160000001    197901160010523
    197901170000001    197901170004148
    197901180000001    197901180001482
    197901190000001    197901190011410
    197901200000001    197901200010397
    197901210000001    197901210005090
    197901220000001    197901220008255
    197901230000001    197901230004100
    197901240000001    197901240012042
    197901250000001    197901250005351
    197901260000001    197901260012019
    197901270000001    197901270005379
    197901280000001    197901280007179
    197901290000001    197901290003376
    197901300000001    197901300000344
    197901310000001    197901310004005
    197902010000001    197902010006525
    197902020000001    197902020003599
    197902030000001    197902030005356
    197902040000001    197902040011501
    197902050000001    197902050003321
    197902060000001    197902060012202
    197902070000001    197902070013335
    197902080000001    197902080010594
    197902090000001    197902090012085
    197902100000001    197902100005172
    197902110000001    197902110013201
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-7-79-fk.420_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197901010000001    197901010004160
    197901020000001    197901020015392
    197901030000001    197901030002029
    197901040000001    197901040004150
    197901050000001    197901050017243
    197901060000001    197901060004131
    197901070000001    197901070016560
    197901080000001    197901080001555
    197901090000001    197901090015255
    197901100000001    197901100003368
    197901110000001    197901110012193
    197901120000001    197901120002065
    197901130000001    197901130015336
    197901140000001    197901140000481
    197901150000001    197901150013296
    197901160000001    197901160010523
    197901170000001    197901170004148
    197901180000001    197901180001482
    197901190000001    197901190011410
    197901200000001    197901200010397
    197901210000001    197901210005090
    197901220000001    197901220008255
    197901230000001    197901230004100
    197901240000001    197901240012042
    197901250000001    197901250005351
    197901260000001    197901260012019
    197901270000001    197901270005379
    197901280000001    197901280007179
    197901290000001    197901290003376
    197901300000001    197901300000344
    197901310000001    197901310004005
    197902010000001    197902010006525
    197902020000001    197902020003599
    197902030000001    197902030005356
    197902040000001    197902040011501
    197902050000001    197902050003321
    197902060000001    197902060012202
    197902070000001    197902070013335
    197902080000001    197902080010594
    197902090000001    197902090012085
    197902100000001    197902100005172
    197902110000001    197902110013201
    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-7-79-FK data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w779fk/html/w-7-79-fk.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: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w779fk/html/w-7-79-fk.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 1.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w779fk/html/w-7-79-fk.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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