Single-beam bathymetry data along with SINS navigation data was collected as part of the U.S. Geological Survey cruise D-1-79-EG. The cruise was conducted in the Eastern Gulf of Alaska from May 24 to June 1, 1979. The chief scientists were Bruce Molnia from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology office in Menlo Park, CA and Mark Wheeler. The purpose of this cruise was to collect sediment samples and cores for a microfossil study. The geophysical source was a 3.5 kilohertz (kHz) bathymetry 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/d/d179eg/html/d-1-79-eg.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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