j695mb.m77t and j695mb.h77t: MGD77T data and header files for single-beam bathymetry data for field activity J-6-95-MB in Monterey Bay from 10/16/1995 to 11/30/1995

Online link https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/catalog/spcmsc/DS757_j695mb.faq.html
Description Single-beam bathymetry data along with DGPS navigation data was collected as part of the U.S. Geological Survey cruise J-6-95-MB. The cruise was conducted from in Monterey Bay, California from October 16 to November 30, 1995. The chief scientists were Roberto Anima, Andy Stevenson, and Steve Eittreim all from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology office in Menlo Park, CA. The purpose of this cruise was to produce a mosaic of the northern Monterey Bay Santuary continental shelf area from as near shore out to the continental slope, and to collect digital subbottom profile data to better understand the shallow tectonics and paleomorphology of the sanctuary. The geophysical source was a Lowrance fathometer. 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/j/j695mb/html/j-6-95-mb.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]
Originators U.S. Geological Survey; Coastal and Marine Geology Program; Schreppel, Heather A.; Degnan, Carolyn H.; Metzger, Dan R.; and Dadisman, Shawn V.
Field activities J695MB

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