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Basin and Range Province, Western US, USGS Grids, #1

These grid files were used to produce gravity and basin depth maps of the Basin and Range Province, western United States. The maps show gravity values and modeled basin depths in this area. The data were compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado. This data base was received in June, 1995. For further information see the readme.txt file in this directory(data\grids\basinrng), and the "Gravity and Basin-Depth Maps of the Basin and Range Province, Western United States", by R.W. Saltus and R.C. Jachens, Map GP-1012.

Use Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data.

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    Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
    Point of Contact Susan McLean
    DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    (303) 497-6478
    Susan.McLean@noaa.gov
    Documentation links not available.
    Originator
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
    Publisher
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - National Geophysical Data Center
    Date(s)
    • publication: 1999-01-01
    Edition: 1999 Edition
    Dataset Progress Status Complete
    Data Update Frequency: Irregular
    Supplemental Information: In addition to giving the Bounding Coordinates in latitude and longitude, the limits of coverage for the gridded and projected data sets are also given in units of measure of the projection. This is usually the distance from a central meridian (the x-coordinate), or base latitude (the y-coordinate), in meters or kilometers of the given projection. For this data set those boundaries are:The Western-most boundary: -530 kilometersThe Eastern-most boundary: 476 kilometersThe Northern-most boundary: 1232 kilometersThe Southern-most boundary: 42 kilometers
    Purpose: To provide easy access to global and regional gravity data and related models for scientific studies.
    Time Period:  to 
    Spatial Reference System:
    Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
    N: 41.99896
    S: 31.23200
    E: -108.22710
    W: -119.54643
    Spatial Coverage Map:
    Themes
    • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Control Surveys
    • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravitational Field
    • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravity
    • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Reference Systems
    • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Satellite Orbits
    • Absolute Gravity
    • Bouguer Gravity
    • Free Air Anomaly
    • Gridded Gravity
    • Land Gravity
    • Observed Gravity
    • WDC/SEG, BOULDER>World Data Center for Solid Earth Geophysics, Boulder
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Places
    • North and Central America>United States>Western United States
    • Basin and Range Province
    Use Constraints
    • Use Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data.
    Access Constraints
    • Access Constraints: None
    Fees
    • Depends on the data set
    Source Datasets
    • Basin and Range Province, Western US, USGS Grids
    Lineage Statement Lineage statement not available.
    Processor
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Processing Steps
    • All data were processed by the source before being forwarded to the National Geophysical Data Center

    Metadata Last Modified: 2012-10-26

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