Single-beam bathymetry data along with GPS navigation data was collected as part of the U.S. Geological Survey cruise F-9-91-CP. The cruise was conducted in the Central Pacific from September 24 to September 25, 1991. The chief scientists was Jim Gardner from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology office in Menlo Park, CA. The geophysical source was a 10 kilohertz (kHz) and 3.5 kHz system. These data are reformatted from space-delimited ASCII text files located in the Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP) InfoBank field activity catalog at http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/f/f991cp/html/f-9-91-cp.meta.html into MGD77T format provided by the NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center(NGDC). The MGD77T format includes a header (documentation) file (.h77t) and a data file (.m77t). More information regarding this format can be found in the publication listed in the Cross_reference section of this metadata file. [More]
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