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ID W-7-71-NP
Abstract Chief Scientist: T. Davies. Geophysical data (transitsatellite, gyro, 12khz, magnetics, airgun) of field activity W-7-71-NP in Northern Pacific from 07/27/1971 to 08/30/1971
Chief Scientist T. Davies
Activity Type Geophysical
Platform Thomas Washington
Area of Operation Northern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
139.00000    -159.00000
Dates 07/27/1971 (JD 208) to 08/30/1971 (JD 242)
Analog Materials list
T. Davies Chief Scientist
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         W771NP
Institution Data Collection ID --- ARES07WT
NGDC ID ---                        15040008
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          ARIES LEG 7
Study region ---                   +40.00000,+21.00000,+138.00000,-158.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             DAVIES T.
Name of vessel ---                 R/V THOMAS WASHINGTON (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 07/27/71     YOKOHAMA,JAPAN
Date field data collection ended ---   08/30/71     HONOLULU,HAWAII
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-7-71-NP, 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, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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