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ID S-5A-79-NC
Also Known As REX_1
Abstract Chief Scientists: Dave Cacchione, Dave Drake. Geophysical data (12khz, 3dot5khz, uniboom, Geoprobe, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, CTDmeter, Aanderaa, Geodyne, nephelometer, dartcore, VanVeengrab, VanDornbottle, sidescanmarker) of field activity S-5A-79-NC in Northern California from 05/30/1979 to 06/03/1979
Chief Scientist Dave Cacchione
Dave Drake
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
-123.45180    -122.36410
Ports leave Redwood City, CA
arrive Treasure Island, CA
Dates 05/30/1979 (JD 150) to 06/03/1979 (JD 154)
Analog Materials list
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Dave Cacchione Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Scott Conard Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Dave Drake Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Steve Eittreim Geologist, USGS Western Region
Margaret Goud Navigator, USGS Western Region
Frank Johnson Chief Mate
Jack Lee Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Paula Mackrow Navigator
Jim Nicholson Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Kevin O'Toole Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Frank Sherer Ship Captain
Gary Sullivan Geologist
George Tate Geologist and Watchstander, USGS Western Region
Jan Thompson Biologist
Chuck Totman Geologist, USGS Western Region
Pat Wiberg Navigator, USGS Western Region
Bob Wilson Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         S5A79NC
Institution Data Collection ID --- S5A79NC
NGDC ID ---                        06110034
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          S5a79SC Dave Drake
Study region ---                   +39.00000,+37.00000,-124.00000,-122.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dave Cacchione
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 05/29/79     LV REDWOOD CITY
Date field data collection ended ---   06/03/79     AR TREASURE ISLAND
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      (unspecified)
   Gravity:                        (unspecified)
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     11/30/90
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

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

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.3 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
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 ---    (unspecified)
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 --- (unspecified)
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Reid, J.A., Reid, J.M., Jenkins, C.J., Zimmermann, M., Williams, S.J., and
Field, M.E., 2006, usSEABED: Pacific Coast (California, Oregon, Washington)
offshore surficial-sediment data release, U.S. Geological Survey Data Series
182, version 1.0. Online at:
Got Help? For S-5A-79-NC, 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      
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data      
Times   050.times    

S-5A-79-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-5A-79-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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