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ID L-8-78-NP
Abstract Chief Scientist: Dave Scholl. Geophysical data (integratednavigation, LoranC, 3dot5khz, 12khz, airgun, gravity, gradiometer, sonobuoy, magnetics, transitsatellite) of field activity L-8-78-NP in Northern Pacific from 09/29/1978 to 10/07/1978
Chief Scientist Dave Scholl
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Samuel Phillips Lee
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-173.51602    -158.29604
Ports leave Aleutian Arc
arrive Honolulu, HI
Dates 09/29/1978 (JD 272) to 10/07/1978 (JD 280)
Analog Materials list
Andy Stevenson Geologist
Bob Briggs Chief Engineer
Carrie Carpenter Navigator
Chris Gutmacher Navigator
Dave Scholl Chief Scientist
Dena Winham Dafe Curator
Dennis Mann Navigator
Ed Buffington Geophysicist
Frank Johnson Chief Mate
Gary Younse Watchstander
George Asuncion Electronics Technician
Gordon Tanner Electronics Technician
Joe Edwards Mechanical Technician
Terry Ruff Ship Captain
Tom Chase Geologist
Tracy Vallier Geologist
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         L878NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- L878NP
NGDC ID ---                        06050029
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          (unspecified)
Study region ---                   +55.00000,+21.00000,-174.00000,-158.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dave Scholl
Name of vessel ---                 Lee (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 09/26/78     LV NOME ALASKA
Date field data collection ended ---   10/07/78     AR HONOLULU, HAWAII
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     05/29/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     KARLUK LORAN L SYSTEM INTEGRATED NAVIGAT
Position determination method ---  ION LORAN-C HYPERBOLIC MODE SATELLITE

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12 KHZ BATHYMETRY 3.5 KHZ BATHYMETRY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.3 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   (unspecified)
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    (unspecified)
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        (unspecified)
Reference system ---                   (unspecified)
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- 40 CU IN AIR GUNS
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Got Help? For L-8-78-NP, 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, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Gravity data 011.grav
Imagery data      
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Seismic data      
Times   011.times    

L-8-78-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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