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ID G-90-82-WP
Also Known As DSDP90GC
Abstract Chief Scientists: J.P. Kennett, C. Von Der Borch. Geological and Geophysical data (transitsatellite, 3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, airgun, bathymetry, drillcore) of field activity G-90-82-WP in Western Pacific from 12/02/1982 to 01/08/1983
Project/Theme Deep Sea Drilling Project
Chief Scientist J.P. Kennett
C. Von Der Borch
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Glomar Challenger
Area of Operation Western Pacific, Western Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
161.20671     175.35661
Ports leave Noumea, New Caledonia
arrive Wellington, New Zealand
Dates 12/02/1982 (JD 336) to 01/08/1983 (JD 008)
Analog Materials list
J.P. Kennett Chief Scientist
C. Von Der Borch Chief Scientist
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         G9082WP
Institution Data Collection ID --- DSDP90GC
NGDC ID ---                        15050090
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          DEEPSEA DRILL.LG90  
Study region ---                   -21.00000,-46.00000,+161.00000,+176.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             KENNETT J.P.,VON DER BORCH C.
Name of vessel ---                 D/V GLOMAR CHALLENGER (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 12/02/82     NOUMEA,NEW CALEDONIA
Date field data collection ended ---   01/08/83     WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     04/27/83
Contributing institution ---       SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATNAV,MANUAL ENTRY GYRO AND SPD CHANGES
Position determination method ---  LINEAR INTERP.BETWEEN ADJACENT FIXES

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            3.5-12KHZ/EDO 550A RECORDERS/WIDE BEAM
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANAL.RECORDS,CARDS,35MMFILM
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- 1SECONDSWEEP
Assumed sound velocity ---                1500.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        5 MINUTE INTERVAL

Magnetics instrumentation ---            GEOMETRICS MAGNETOMETER MOD G-801/3
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANAL.RECORDS,CARDS,35MMFILM
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 ---
Method of applying residual field ---    LIN. INTERP.POINTS WITHIN ONE DEGREE 

Seismic instrumentation --- 20TO300CU.IN.AIRGUN,10-300HZ,EDO 550 REC
Formats of seismic data --- ANAL.RECORDS,35MM MICROFILM
Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 90:
Got Help? For G-90-82-WP, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, organization, owner, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Magnetics data mag    
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Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

G-90-82-WP location map of where navigation 

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G-90-82-WP location map of where navigation 

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