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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-95-92-SA in ARGENTINA from 01/01/1992 to 04/13/1992
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data of field activity W-95-92-SA in ARGENTINA from 01/01/1992 to 04/13/1992, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w9592sa/html/w-95-92-sa.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Notes -
ARGENTINA <br>
SURVEY DATE 1992 <br>
DATE 03-11-99 <br>
VERSION UKOOA P1-1984 <br>
CLIENT WESTERN SPEC <br>
GEOPHYSICAL CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA <br>
POSITIONING CONTRACTOR WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL <br>
POSITIONING PROCESSING WESTERN GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY OF AMERICA <br>
POSITIONING SYSTEM WISDOM <br>
SHOTPOINT POSITION VESSEL <br>
APPLIED FROM ANTENNA 0.0 METRES AFT, 0.0 METRES PORT <br>
CLOCK TIME GMT <br>
SPHEROID AS SURVEYED A,1/F WGS 1984 SAT 6378137.000 298.2572236<br>
SPHEROID AS PLOTTED A,1/F WGS 1984 SAT 6378137.000 298.2572236<br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS SURVEYED WGS 1984 <br>
GEODETIC DATUM AS PLOTTED WGS 1984 <br>
SHIFTS N/A <br>
SHIFTS N/A <br>
VERTICAL DATUM SEA LEVEL <br>
PROJECTION TRANSVERSE MERCATOR <br>
ZONE ARGENTINA ZONE 4 <br>
GRID UNIT METERS <br>
MERIDIAN 63 0 0.000W <br>
ORIGIN 0 0 0.000N 63 0 0.000W <br>
COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 4500000.00E10002285.99N <br>
FACTOR 1.0000000000 <br>
FOR SCALE FACTOR 0 0 0.000N 63 0 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/>, 20131101, Geophysical data of field activity W-95-92-SA in ARGENTINA from 01/01/1992 to 04/13/1992: 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: -68.96894
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -55.26869
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: -38.73731
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: -54.29358

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1992
    Ending_Date: 13-Apr-1992
    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
      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 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.

      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: 05-Jul-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-95-92-sa.050 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199201010000001    199201010028137
    199201020000001    199201020008127
    199201030000001    199201030008200
    199201040000001    199201040003460
    199201050000001    199201050002240
    199201060000001    199201060006031
    199201070000001    199201070002078
    199201080000001    199201080009110
    199201090000001    199201090008418
    199201100000001    199201100008409
    199201110000001    199201110003501
    199201120000001    199201120002034
    199201130000001    199201130004256
    199201140000001    199201140002544
    199201150000001    199201150005517
    199201160000001    199201160000516
    199201170000001    199201170003340
    199201180000001    199201180004501
    199201190000001    199201190003375
    199201200000001    199201200004184
    199201210000001    199201210000579
    199201220000001    199201220001090
    199201230000001    199201230000452
    199201240000001    199201240005078
    199201250000001    199201250001206
    199201260000001    199201260001027
    199201270000001    199201270002347
    199201280000001    199201280001052
    199201290000001    199201290001455
    199201300000001    199201300004026
    199201310000001    199201310003135
    199202010000001    199202010001105
    199202020000001    199202020005005
    199202030000001    199202030002210
    199202040000001    199202040003232
    199202050000001    199202050000420
    199202060000001    199202060003387
    199202070000001    199202070002573
    199202080000001    199202080005536
    199202090000001    199202090000170
    199202100000001    199202100001150
    199202110000001    199202110001401
    199202120000001    199202120000509
    199202130000001    199202130001032
    199202140000001    199202140007572
    199202150000001    199202150001364
    199202160000001    199202160002577
    199202170000001    199202170002217
    199202180000001    199202180002119
    199202190000001    199202190001293
    199202200000001    199202200006005
    199202210000001    199202210004123
    199202220000001    199202220007455
    199202230000001    199202230001331
    199202240000001    199202240001354
    199202250000001    199202250004232
    199202260000001    199202260007300
    199202270000001    199202270002574
    199202280000001    199202280000343
    199202290000001    199202290004273
    199203010000001    199203010004320
    199203020000001    199203020000579
    199203030000001    199203030001425
    199203040000001    199203040001477
    199203050000001    199203050002598
    199203060000001    199203060005462
    199203070000001    199203070000327
    199203080000001    199203080003200
    199203090000001    199203090002253
    199203100000001    199203100005008
    199203110000001    199203110001553
    199203120000001    199203120004278
    199203130000001    199203130004066
    199203140000001    199203140003163
    199203150000001    199203150005373
    199203160000001    199203160002082
    199203170000001    199203170008104
    199203180000001    199203180002158
    199203190000001    199203190001414
    199203200000001    199203200002070
    199203210000001    199203210001345
    199203220000001    199203220002555
    199203230000001    199203230001102
    199203240000001    199203240002400
    199203250000001    199203250005322
    199203260000001    199203260004094
    199203270000001    199203270002253
    199203280000001    199203280009148
    199203290000001    199203290002471
    199203300000001    199203300006331
    199203310000001    199203310002458
    199204010000001    199204010006220
    199204020000001    199204020007517
    199204030000001    199204030006529
    199204040000001    199204040005064
    199204050000001    199204050004239
    199204060000001    199204060006443
    199204070000001    199204070008534
    199204080000001    199204080001107
    199204090000001    199204090001479
    199204100000001    199204100001518
    199204110000001    199204110004204
    199204120000001    199204120001131
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-95-92-sa.420_050)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    199201010000001    199201010028137
    199201020000001    199201020008127
    199201030000001    199201030008200
    199201040000001    199201040003460
    199201050000001    199201050002240
    199201060000001    199201060006031
    199201070000001    199201070002078
    199201080000001    199201080009110
    199201090000001    199201090008418
    199201100000001    199201100008409
    199201110000001    199201110003501
    199201120000001    199201120002034
    199201130000001    199201130004256
    199201140000001    199201140002544
    199201150000001    199201150005517
    199201160000001    199201160000516
    199201170000001    199201170003340
    199201180000001    199201180004501
    199201190000001    199201190003375
    199201200000001    199201200004184
    199201210000001    199201210000579
    199201220000001    199201220001090
    199201230000001    199201230000452
    199201240000001    199201240005078
    199201250000001    199201250001206
    199201260000001    199201260001027
    199201270000001    199201270002347
    199201280000001    199201280001052
    199201290000001    199201290001455
    199201300000001    199201300004026
    199201310000001    199201310003135
    199202010000001    199202010001105
    199202020000001    199202020005005
    199202030000001    199202030002210
    199202040000001    199202040003232
    199202050000001    199202050000420
    199202060000001    199202060003387
    199202070000001    199202070002573
    199202080000001    199202080005536
    199202090000001    199202090000170
    199202100000001    199202100001150
    199202110000001    199202110001401
    199202120000001    199202120000509
    199202130000001    199202130001032
    199202140000001    199202140007572
    199202150000001    199202150001364
    199202160000001    199202160002577
    199202170000001    199202170002217
    199202180000001    199202180002119
    199202190000001    199202190001293
    199202200000001    199202200006005
    199202210000001    199202210004123
    199202220000001    199202220007455
    199202230000001    199202230001331
    199202240000001    199202240001354
    199202250000001    199202250004232
    199202260000001    199202260007300
    199202270000001    199202270002574
    199202280000001    199202280000343
    199202290000001    199202290004273
    199203010000001    199203010004320
    199203020000001    199203020000579
    199203030000001    199203030001425
    199203040000001    199203040001477
    199203050000001    199203050002598
    199203060000001    199203060005462
    199203070000001    199203070000327
    199203080000001    199203080003200
    199203090000001    199203090002253
    199203100000001    199203100005008
    199203110000001    199203110001553
    199203120000001    199203120004278
    199203130000001    199203130004066
    199203140000001    199203140003163
    199203150000001    199203150005373
    199203160000001    199203160002082
    199203170000001    199203170008104
    199203180000001    199203180002158
    199203190000001    199203190001414
    199203200000001    199203200002070
    199203210000001    199203210001345
    199203220000001    199203220002555
    199203230000001    199203230001102
    199203240000001    199203240002400
    199203250000001    199203250005322
    199203260000001    199203260004094
    199203270000001    199203270002253
    199203280000001    199203280009148
    199203290000001    199203290002471
    199203300000001    199203300006331
    199203310000001    199203310002458
    199204010000001    199204010006220
    199204020000001    199204020007517
    199204030000001    199204030006529
    199204040000001    199204040005064
    199204050000001    199204050004239
    199204060000001    199204060006443
    199204070000001    199204070008534
    199204080000001    199204080001107
    199204090000001    199204090001479
    199204100000001    199204100001518
    199204110000001    199204110004204
    199204120000001    199204120001131
    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-95-92-SA data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w9592sa/html/w-95-92-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: 2.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w9592sa/html/w-95-92-sa.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 2.1
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w9592sa/html/w-95-92-sa.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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