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ID S-6-79-NP
Abstract Chief Scientists: Bill Menard, Dave Scholl, Tracy Vallier. Geophysical data (transitsatellite, RhoRho, 3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, sparker, uniboom, airgun, chaindredge, gravity, integratednavigation, sonobuoy) of field activity S-6-79-NP in Northern Pacific from 06/20/1979 to 07/20/1979
Chief Scientist Bill Menard
Dave Scholl
Tracy Vallier
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-176.42863    -135.35292
Ports leave Sitka, AK
arrive Dutch Harbor, AK
leave Dutch Harbor, AK
arrive Dutch Harbor, AK
Dates 06/20/1979 (JD 171) to 07/20/1979 (JD 201)
Analog Materials list
Alan Cooper Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Andy Stevenson Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Bill Menard Chief Scientist
Chris Gutmacher Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Dave Scholl Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Ed Buffington Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Frank Sherer Ship Captain
Glen Barker Mechanical Technician
Gordon Pitt Chief Mate, USGS Western Region
Gordon Tanner Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Helen Gibbons Navigator, USGS Western Region
Hugh McLean Geologist, USGS Western Region
Jeff Rupert Mechanical Technician, USGS Western Region
Jim Hein Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Jon Childs Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Margaret Goud Navigator, USGS Western Region
Mike Boyle Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Mike Marlow Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Mike Underwood Geophysicist, USGS Western Region
Randy Koski Geologist, USGS Western Region
Scott Conard Chief Engineer, USGS Western Region
Tracy Vallier Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         S679NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- S679NP
NGDC ID ---                        06110035
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Tracy Vallier Bill Menard
Study region ---                   +58.00000,+50.00000,-177.00000,-135.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dave Scholl
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/20/79     LV SITKA, ALASKA
Date field data collection ended ---   07/20/79     AR DUTCH HARBOR, ALASKA
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     06/09/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     SAT-NAV SYSTEM LORAN C RHO-RHO
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            3.5 KHZ BATHY 12 KHZ BATHY
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    1.4 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 ---            MAGNETOMETER
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    1.3 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 ---    1.3 minutes
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 --- 160 KJ SPARKER
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Got Help? For S-6-79-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 074.grav
Imagery data      
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data 051_410.nav
Samples data samp    
Seismic data seis    
Times   051_410.times

S-6-79-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-6-79-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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