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ID S-2-78-SC
Abstract Chief Scientist: Gary Greene. Geophysical data (integratednavigation, 3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, sparker, uniboom, airgun, minisparker, sidescansonar, dartcore, gravitycore, pistoncore, dopplersonar, LoranC, miniranger, transitsatellite, freefallgrab) of field activity S-2-78-SC in Southern California from 05/02/1978 to 05/21/1978
Chief Scientist Gary Greene
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Southern California
Bounding Coordinates
-121.38184    -117.14781
Ports leave San Pedro, CA
arrive San Diego, CA
leave San Diego, CA
arrive drop anchor Santa Rosa Island, CA
leave weigh anchor Santa Rosa Island, CA
arrive San Pedro, CA
Dates 05/02/1978 (JD 122) to 05/21/1978 (JD 141)
Analog Materials list
Elaine Alexander Watchstander
Kim Bailey Geologist
Neal Barnes Geologist, USGS Western Region
Sam Clarke Geologist, USGS Western Region
Mike Field Geologist, USGS Western Region
Gary Greene Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Theresa Hallinan Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Carol Hirozawa Navigator, USGS Western Region
Mike Kennedy Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Laingor Chief Mate
John Lane Geologist, USGS Western Region
Jack Lee Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Florence Wong Geologist, USGS Western Region
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain, USGS Western Region
Pat McCrory Navigator, USGS Western Region
Patrick McLaughlin Geologist
Chuck Morris Geologist
Bob Patrick Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Cheryl Price Watchstander
Bill Richmond Geologist, USGS Western Region
Robin Ross Watchstander, USGS Western Region
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Paula Shryrock Navigator
Bill Soule Chief Engineer
Andy Stevenson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Bob Wilson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         S278SC
Institution Data Collection ID --- S278SC
NGDC ID ---                        06110020
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          (unspecified)
Study region ---                   +35.00000,+32.00000,-122.00000,-117.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Gary Greene
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 05/02/78     LV SAN PEDRO, CA
Date field data collection ended ---   05/21/78     AR SAN PEDRO, CA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     (unspecified)
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     05/30/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---      INTEGRATDED NAV SYSTEM
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

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

Magnetics instrumentation ---            MAGNETOMETER
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.2 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 --- SPARKER
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
McCrory, Patricia A., Arends, Robert G., Ingle, James C., Jr., Isaacs,
Caroline M., Stanley, Richard G., Thornton, Mary Lou Cotton, 1991, Geohistory
analysis of the Santa Maria Basin, California, and its relationship to tectonic
evolution of the continental margin: American Association of Petroleum 
Bulletin, v. 75, no. 2, p. 374.

McCrory, P.A., 1993, Isopach map showing Quaternary deposits in the Gulf of Santa Catalina area, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2212, 2 sheets.

McCrory, Patricia A., Ingle, James C., Jr.,; Wilson, Douglas S., and Stanley, Richard G., 1993, Neogene transfer of central California to the Pacific Plate; implications for evolution of the San Andreas transform: American Geophysical Union Eos, Transactions, v. 74, no. 43, Suppl., p. 586.

McCrory, P.A., Wilson, D.S., Ingle, J.C., Jr., and Stanley, R.G., 1995, Neogene transfer of Central California to the Pacific Plate; evidence from Santa Maria Basin, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 79, no. 4, p. 593.

McCrory, Patricia A., Wilson, Douglas S., Ingle, James C., Jr., Stanley, Richard G., Dumont, Michael P., and Barron, John A., 1995, Neogene geohistory analysis of Santa Maria Basin, California, and its relationship to transfer of Central California to the Pacific Plate. Diatom biochronology of the Sisquoc Formation in the Santa Maria Basin, California, and its paleoceanographic and tectonic implications: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1995-J,K, 55 p.

Wolf, Stephen C., and Gutmacher, Christina E., 2004, Geologic and bathymetric reconnaissance overview of the San Pedro Shelf region, Southern California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1049, 7 sheets, scales range from 1:43,000 to 1:174,000 []
Got Help? For S-2-78-SC, 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, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   010.times    

S-2-78-SC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-2-78-SC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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