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Nathaniel B. Palmer 0102 - underway geophysical data
Entry ID: NBP0102_geophysics

Abstract: This data set contains underway geophysical data collected on a transit cruise
between Cape Town, South Africa, and Punta Arenas, Chile, during April 2001.
We collected gravity data using a shipboard Lacoste-Romberg gravimeter,
magnetic field data using a proton precession magnetometer towed behind the
ship, and centerbeam depth (bathymetry beneath the ship). IGRF2000, calculated
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Caption:  Track plot of NBP0102
Description:  Map of the South Atlantic bathymetry showing the trackline (white) followed by the NBP0102 cruise.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -33.87   S: -49.67   E: 18.27   W: -57.56
Min Altitude: -0 METER Max Altitude: -0 METER
Min Depth: -96 METER Max Depth: -5739 METER

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-04-01
Stop Date: 2001-04-15
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 196 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 0 Ma
Chrono Unit: Chrono Unit: Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.001 deg.
Longitude Resolution: 0.005 deg.
Vertical Resolution: 1 m
Temporal Resolution: 1 minute
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Data Center
Joint Archive for Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Center, Oceanography Dept., School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii Supplemental Info
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Province or State: HI
Postal Code: 96822
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-07-15