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ID V-11-60-SA
Also Known As V1611
Abstract Chief Scientist: Maurice Ewing. Geophysical data (12khz) of field activity V-11-60-SA in Buenos Aires, Argentina--> Rio Delaware Janeiro, Brazil from 06/15/1960 to 06/30/1960
Chief Scientist Maurice Ewing
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Buenos Aires, Argentina--> Rio Delaware Janeiro, Brazil, South Atlantic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-56.29833     -39.41333
Dates 06/15/1960 (JD 167) to 06/30/1960 (JD 182)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Maurice Ewing Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used

NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         V1160SA
Institution Data Collection ID --- V1611
NGDC ID ---                        01030391
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          v1611
Study region ---                   -22.00000,-36.00000, -57.00000, -39.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dr. Maurice Ewing
Name of vessel ---                 R/V VEMA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 06/15/60     Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date field data collection ended ---   06/30/60     Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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 ---     06/30/89
Contributing institution ---       LAMONT-DOHERTY GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     stars and dead reckoning
Position determination method ---  DR

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12 khz PDR
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  paper records
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    10.5 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- contineous
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.1 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            unknown
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   paper records, maybe
General rate of magnetics in file ---    17.3 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 ---   IGRF-75
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)
Got Help? For V-11-60-SA, 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, 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    

V-11-60-SA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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