Alaska1(ak1_iso) Gravity Data

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The gravity station data (72,677 records) were compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey and the State of Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. This data base was received in February, 1993. Principal gravity parameters include Free-air anomalies, isostatic anomalies and Simple Bouguer anomalies (no terrain correction applied). The "iso" suffix indicates that a crustal thickness of 25 kilometers was used in the isostatic calculation. The observed gravity values are referenced to the International Gravity Standardization Net 1971 (IGSN 71). The gravity anomaly computation uses the Geodetic Reference System 1967 (GRS 67) theoretical gravity formula. Note that the original USGS Open File Report by D. F. Barnes mentions the use of the 1931 International Ellipsoid for gravity reduction but this is believed to have subsequently been changed to the GRS 67 system.

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Dates

Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NGDC MGG Geophysics

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 25, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics:G01452
Access Constraints Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data, Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -141.01
Bbox North Lat 71.389
Bbox South Lat 61
Bbox West Long -167.908
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update irregular
Licence
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5715
Spatial Harvester True

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