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ID M-D-73-NP
Abstract Chief Scientist: D. Spencer. Geophysical data (bathymetry, magnetics, navigation) of field activity M-D-73-NP in North Pacific Ocean from 11/15/1973 to 11/21/1973
Chief Scientist D. Spencer
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Melville
Area of Operation North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
169.32680     179.99471
Dates 11/15/1973 (JD 319) to 11/21/1973 (JD 325)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
D. Spencer Chief Scientist, Scripps Oceanographic Institute
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         MD73NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- GECS-DMV
NGDC ID ---                        15020037
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          GEOSECS LEG D
Study region ---                   +35.00000,+12.00000,+139.00000,-159.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             SPENCER D.
Name of vessel ---                 R/V MELVILLE (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 10/31/73     TOKYO
Date field data collection ended ---   11/29/73     HONOLULU
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:      not surveyed
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     10/13/81
Contributing institution ---       SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     CELESTIAL AND LORAN
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.POINTS WITHIN ONE DEGREE 
Got Help? For M-D-73-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, notes, organization, 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    

M-D-73-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
M-D-73-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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