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ID A-1-68-NP
Also Known As STYX01AZ
Abstract Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Chief Scientists: W. Riedel, T. Walsh. Geophysical data (integratednavigation, 12khz, magnetics, airgunarcer) of field activity A-1-68-NP in Northern Pacific from 04/02/1968 to 04/26/1968
Organization Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Chief Scientist W. Riedel
T. Walsh
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Alex. Agassiz
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-158.00000    -117.00000
Dates 04/02/1968 (JD 093) to 04/26/1968 (JD 117)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
W. Riedel Chief Scientist
T. Walsh Chief Scientist
Equipment Used
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         A168NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- STYX01AZ
NGDC ID ---                        15100002
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          STYX LEG 1
Study region ---                   +33.00000, +9.00000,-158.00000,-117.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             RIEDEL W.,WALSH T.
Name of vessel ---                 R/V ALEX. AGASSIZ (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 04/02/68     SAN DIEGO,CALIFORNIA
Date field data collection ended ---   04/26/68     HONOLULU,HAWAII
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     09/26/80
Contributing institution ---       SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     CELESTIAL,MANUAL ENTRY GYRO SPEED
Position determination method ---  LINEAR INTERP.BETWEEN ADJACENT FIXES

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ/GIFFT RECORDER/WIDE(60DEG)BEAM
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOGUE RECORDS,PUNCHED CARDS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- 1SECONDSWEEP
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        5 MINUTE INTERVAL

Magnetics instrumentation ---            VARIAN MFD PROTON PRECESSION MOD 4970
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANAL.RECORDS,CARDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 6 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-65
Method of applying residual field ---    LIN.INTERP.AT 30DEG C/C OR 500MI ALONG 

Formats of seismic data --- ANAL.RECORDS,35MM MICROFILM
Got Help? For A-1-68-NP, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

A-1-68-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
A-1-68-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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