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ID V-2-79-SP
Also Known As V3602
Abstract Chief Scientist: A. Watts. Data (navigation) of field activity V-2-79-SP in Auckland, New Zealand--> Suva, Fiji from 08/14/1979 to 09/09/1979
Chief Scientist A. Watts
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Auckland, New Zealand--> Suva, Fiji, South Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
130.25000    -160.25000
Dates 08/14/1979 (JD 226) to 09/09/1979 (JD 252)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
A. Watts Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used

NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         V279SP
Institution Data Collection ID --- V3602
NGDC ID ---                        01030233
Funding ---                        NSF OCE 77-25993
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          CRUISE 36 LEG 2
Study region ---                   -18.00000,-47.00000,+175.00000,-160.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             ANTHONY B. WATTS
Name of vessel ---                 VEMA (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 08/14/79     AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
Date field data collection ended ---   09/09/79     SUVA,FIJI ISLANDS
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 ---     SEXTANT AND SATELLITE
Position determination method ---  SATELLITE/DEAD RECKONING

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            06-3.5 AND 12KHZ,WIDE BEAM(60 DEG)
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 PROTON-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-75
Method of applying residual field ---    LINEAR INTERPOLATION BETWEEN NAV POINTS

Gravity instrumentation ---            GRAF-ASKANIA GSS2-31
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 ---        (unspecified)
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
Got Help? For V-2-79-SP, 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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