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ID V-1-71-IN
Also Known As V2901
Abstract Chief Scientist: T. Aitken. Data (navigation) of field activity V-1-71-IN in Singapore, Malaya--> Colombo, Ceylon from 11/18/1971 to 12/15/1971
Chief Scientist T. Aitken
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Singapore, Malaya--> Colombo, Ceylon, Indian Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
79.00000     108.00000
Dates 11/18/1971 (JD 322) to 12/15/1971 (JD 349)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
T. Aitken Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used

NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         V171IN
Institution Data Collection ID --- V2901
NGDC ID ---                        01030148
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CRUISE 29, LEG 01
Study region ---                   +18.00000, -7.00000, +79.00000,+108.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             THOMAS AITKEN
Name of vessel ---                 VEMA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 11/18/71     SINGAPORE, MALAYA
Date field data collection ended ---   12/15/71     COLOMBO, CEYLON
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Deep penetration seismics:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     07/03/89
Contributing institution ---       LAMONT-DOHERTY GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY
Country ---                        U.S.A.

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATELLITE/SEXTANT
Position determination method ---  SATELLITE / DEAD RECKONING

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (SEE ADD. DOC./ 18)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    6.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- ONE SECOND
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        NONE

Magnetics instrumentation ---            L-DGO MFG PROTRON-PRECESSION
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    6.0 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- 6 seconds
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   IGRF-65
Method of applying residual field ---    LINEAR INTERPOLATION BETWEEN NAV. PTS.

Gravity instrumentation ---            GRAF-ASKANIA GSS2-12
Additional forms of gravity data ---   ANALOG RECORDS
General rate of gravity in file ---    10.0 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        International 1930
Reference system ---                   Potsdam system
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- L-DGO 25CU.IN.AIRGUN, EEL,DRUM RECORDER
Formats of seismic data --- TWO, 2-CHANNEL SHEET RECORDS

Notes ---
Got Help? For V-1-71-IN, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, 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.
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