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ID W-5-71-NP
Also Known As ARIES_LEG_5
Abstract Chief Scientists: B.C. Heezen, J.L. Matthews. Data (bathymetry, magnetics, meters, navigation) of field activity W-5-71-NP in Northern Pacific from 05/15/1971 to 05/17/1971
Chief Scientist B.C. Heezen
J.L. Matthews
Platform Thomas Washington
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
174.67010     179.99730
Dates 05/15/1971 (JD 135) to 05/17/1971 (JD 137)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
B.C. Heezen Chief Scientist, Scripps
J.L. Matthews Chief Scientist, Scripps
Equipment Used
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         W571NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- ARES05WT
NGDC ID ---                        15040006
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          ARIES LEG 5
Study region ---                   +35.00000,+16.00000,+139.00000,-158.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             HEEZEN B.C.,MATTHEWS J.L.
Name of vessel ---                 R/V THOMAS WASHINGTON (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 05/06/71     HONOLULU,HAWAII
Date field data collection ended ---   06/06/71     TOKYO,JAPAN
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:      surveyed, but not contained in data file
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     08/06/81
Contributing institution ---       SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Country ---                        USA

Navigation instrumentation ---     SATNAV,AUTOLOG GYRO + EMLOG
Position determination method ---  LINEAR INTERP.BETWEEN ADJACENT FIXES

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12KHZ/GIFFT RECORDER/WIDE(60DEG)BEAM
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  ANALOGUE RECORDS,PUNCHED CARDS
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- 1SECONDSWEEP
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        5 MINUTE INTERVAL

Magnetics instrumentation ---            VARIAN MFD PROTON PRECESSION MOD 4970
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   ANAL.RECORDS,CARDS
General rate of magnetics in file ---    5.0 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 ---    LIN.INTERP.AT 30DEG C/C OR 500MI ALONG 

Seismic instrumentation --- 40CU.IN.AIRGUN,10-300HZ,PDR MK 10 REC.
Formats of seismic data --- ANAL.RECORDS,35MM MICROFILM
Got Help? For W-5-71-NP, 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.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

W-5-71-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
W-5-71-NP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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