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ID S-9-77-NC
Abstract Chief Scientist: Sam Clarke. Geological and Geophysical data (RhoRho, dopplersonar, transitsatellite, miniranger, LoranC, 3dot5khz, 12khz, magnetics, airgun, tempsalinometer, uniboom, sidescansonar, gravity, underwatercamera, underwatertelevision, dartcore, gravitycore, integratednavigation, radar) of field activity S-9-77-NC in Northern California from 11/02/1977 to 11/22/1977
Chief Scientist Sam Clarke
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Sea Sounder
Area of Operation Northern California
Bounding Coordinates
-125.50081    -122.66253
Ports leave Coos Bay, OR
arrive anchor Crescent City, CA
leave Crescent City, CA, pull anchor
arrive Redwood City, CA
Dates 11/02/1977 (JD 306) to 11/22/1977 (JD 326)
Analog Materials list
Neal Barnes Geologist, USGS Western Region
Sam Clarke Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Art Conradi Navigator, USGS Western Region
Mike Field Geologist, USGS Western Region
Jim Gardner Geologist, USGS Western Region
Gary Greene Geologist, USGS Western Region
Theresa Hallinan Dafe Curator, USGS Western Region
Carol Hirozawa Navigator, USGS Western Region
Ornulf Johannessen Chief Mate
Jim Joyce Geologist, USGS Western Region
Florence Wong Navigator, USGS Western Region
Al McClenaghan Ship Captain, USGS Western Region
Jackie Miller Navigator
Bob Patrick Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Cheryl Price Navigator
John Rapp Unsp Investigatr, USGS Western Region
Bill Richmond Geologist, USGS Western Region
John Saladin Electronics Technician, USGS Western Region
Howard Sheppard Chief Engineer
Steve Wallace Mechanical Technician, 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 ---         S977NC
Institution Data Collection ID --- S977NC
NGDC ID ---                        06110018
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          Mike Field
Study region ---                   +45.00000,+37.00000,-126.00000,-122.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Sam Clarke
Name of vessel ---                 Sea Sounder (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 11/03/77     LV COOS BAY, OR
Date field data collection ended ---   11/22/77     AR REDWOOD CITY, 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 ---     05/26/87
Contributing institution ---       USGS Branch of Pacific Marine Geology
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     LORAN C RHO RHO DOPPLER SONAR SATELLITE
Position determination method ---  NAVIGATION MINIRANGER LORAN C

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            3.5 KHZ BATHMETRY 12 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 ---    1.7 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 --- SINGLE CHANNEL SEISMIC
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:

Wong, Florence L., 1995, Sediment distribution on a stream-dominated continental margin, Northern California; implications from heavy-mineral studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0614, 21 p.
Got Help? For S-9-77-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      
Gravity data      
Imagery data      
Magnetics data imag
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Sensors data sensors    
Navigation data nav    
Samples data samp    
Seismic data seis    
Times   011.times    

S-9-77-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
S-9-77-NC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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