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What does this data set describe?

Title:
Geophysical data of field activity W-9-78-NC in EEL RIVER FILL-IN 1978 from 01/01/1978 to 02/03/1978
Abstract:
WesternGeco. Geophysical data (navigation, seismic) of field activity W-9-78-NC in EEL RIVER FILL-IN 1978 from 01/01/1978 to 02/03/1978, <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w978nc/html/w-9-78-nc.meta.html>.
Supplemental_Information:

Equipment Used -
navigation data directory exists
seismic data directory exists
Notes -
DESCRIPTION OF SURVEY AREA 109: EEL RIVER FILL-IN 1978<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<br>
GRID SYSTEM CALIFORNIA ZONE 1<br>
GRID UNITS U.S. SURVEY FEET <br>
STANDARD PARALLELS 4000 0.000N 4140 0.000N<br>
CENTRAL MERIDIAN 12200 0.000W<br>
GRID ORIGIN 3920 0.000N12200 0.000W<br>
GRID COORDINATES AT ORIGIN 2000000.00E 0.00N <br>
<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-9-78-NC in EEL RIVER FILL-IN 1978 from 01/01/1978 to 02/03/1978: 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: -125.33167
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.11378
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.32905
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.51890

  3. What does it look like?

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-1978
    Ending_Date: 03-Feb-1978
    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: EEL RIVER FILL-IN 1978
      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: 07-Jul-2004 (process 1 of 1)
    Navigation Data
    07/07/2004 clint w-9-78-nc.051
    /infobank/programs/time/lines2times/lines2times
    Integrated navigation (SINS) data
    times are fake
    
    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-9-78-nc.051 [SINS])
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197801010000001    197801010005494
    197801020000001    197801020003581
    197801030000001    197801030001542
    197801040000001    197801040003035
    197801050000001    197801050006281
    197801060000001    197801060002395
    197801070000001    197801070003227
    197801080000001    197801080002412
    197801090000001    197801090007073
    197801100000001    197801100002440
    197801110000001    197801110005158
    197801120000001    197801120002257
    197801130000001    197801130005253
    197801140000001    197801140002516
    197801150000001    197801150006131
    197801160000001    197801160003102
    197801170000001    197801170003161
    197801180000001    197801180003452
    197801190000001    197801190003375
    197801200000001    197801200003590
    197801210000001    197801210003461
    197801220000001    197801220003364
    197801230000001    197801230003260
    197801240000001    197801240003308
    197801250000001    197801250004516
    197801260000001    197801260006353
    197801270000001    197801270004525
    197801280000001    197801280004270
    197801290000001    197801290003399
    197801300000001    197801300005091
    197801310000001    197801310004323
    197802010000001    197802010003509
    197802020000001    197802020003299
    197802030000001    197802030005168
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    Seismic Shots Data (w-9-78-nc.420_051)
    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST    YYYYMMDDHHMMSST
    197801010000001    197801010005494
    197801020000001    197801020003581
    197801030000001    197801030001542
    197801040000001    197801040003035
    197801050000001    197801050006281
    197801060000001    197801060002395
    197801070000001    197801070003227
    197801080000001    197801080002412
    197801090000001    197801090007073
    197801100000001    197801100002440
    197801110000001    197801110005158
    197801120000001    197801120002257
    197801130000001    197801130005253
    197801140000001    197801140002516
    197801150000001    197801150006131
    197801160000001    197801160003102
    197801170000001    197801170003161
    197801180000001    197801180003452
    197801190000001    197801190003375
    197801200000001    197801200003590
    197801210000001    197801210003461
    197801220000001    197801220003364
    197801230000001    197801230003260
    197801240000001    197801240003308
    197801250000001    197801250004516
    197801260000001    197801260006353
    197801270000001    197801270004525
    197801280000001    197801280004270
    197801290000001    197801290003399
    197801300000001    197801300005091
    197801310000001    197801310004323
    197802010000001    197802010003509
    197802020000001    197802020003299
    197802030000001    197802030005168
    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-9-78-NC data set <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w978nc/html/w-9-78-nc.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: 8.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w978nc/html/w-9-78-nc.nav.html>

Data format: ASCII Size: 8.0
Network links: <http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/w/w978nc/html/w-9-78-nc.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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