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ID K-2-81-AR
Abstract Chief Scientists: Peter Barnes, Erk Reimnitz. Geological and Geophysical data (uniboom, sidescansonar, DelNortenav, VanVeengrab, 200khz7khz) of field activity K-2-81-AR in Arctic from 08/04/1981 to 08/07/1981
Chief Scientist Peter Barnes
Erk Reimnitz
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Karluk
Area of Operation Arctic, Arctic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-149.56523    -149.14146
Ports leave Prudhoe Bay, AK
arrive Barrow, AK
Dates 08/04/1981 (JD 216) to 08/07/1981 (JD 219)
Analog Materials list
Ed Kempema Geologist
Peter Barnes Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Erk Reimnitz Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Tom Reiss Geologist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
dates for samples later than end of navigation by several days -- Clint Steele 
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         K281AR
Institution Data Collection ID --- K281AR
NGDC ID ---                        06120018
Funding ---                        U.S.G.S
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          K281AR
Study region ---                   +71.00000,+70.00000,-150.00000,-149.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Peter Barnes,  Erk Reimnitz
Name of vessel ---                 Karluk (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/03/81     Prudhoe Bay Alaska
Date field data collection ended ---   08/15/81     Barrow Alaska
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      not surveyed
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     03/21/88
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     Del Norte
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            200 + 7KH Bathymetry
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  Analog records
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.2 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                1500.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        Data was digetized from 30 sec to 5 
minute intervals

Notes ---
This bathymetry data was hand-digetized in meters from analog records.
Got Help? For K-2-81-AR, we would appreciate any information on -- contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, 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    
Imagery data      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   650.times    

K-2-81-AR location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
K-2-81-AR location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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