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The original time series and cross power data were stored in Binary format on 3.5" disks until further conversion was needed. To convert the time series and cross power data to a format that can be used for modeling, the original binary files were converted to ASCII format using Basic 4.0 code and associated subroutines (see Magnetotelluric_Original-Code_Binary-to-Ascii.txt and Magnetotelluric_Original-Code_Binary-to-Ascii-Subroutines.txt attached to the binary data ScienceBase item). The DaR project used these converted ASCII format files to create the EDI format files included in this data release. The binary data are considered the original data for the magnetotelluric survey, therefore, they are provided with...
Geologic map and map database of northeastern San Francisco Bay region, California; Most of Solano County and parts of Napa, Marin, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, and Sonoma Counties
This digital map database, compiled from previously publishedand unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors,represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficialdeposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanyingtext file (nesfmf.ps, nesfmf.pdf, nesfmf.txt), it providescurrent information on the geologic structure and stratigraphyof the area covered. The database delineates map units thatare identified by general age and lithology following thestratigraphic nomenclature of the U.S. Geological Survey. Thescale of the source maps limits the spatial resolution (scale)of the database to 1:62,500 or smaller.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center (GGGSC) collaborated with the USGS Data at Risk (DaR) team to preserve and release a subset of magnetotelluric data from the San Andreas Fault in Parkfield, California. The San Andreas Fault data were collected by the Branch of Geophysics, a precursor to the now GGGSC, between 1989 and 1994. The magnetotelluric data selected for this preservation project were collected in 1990 using USGS portable truck mounted systems that measure the distribution of electrical conductivity beneath the surface of the earth. Truck mounted systems of this era output data to 3.5” discs, from which data were recovered and transformed to binary or ASCII...
The EDI time series and cross power data were converted from ASCII format using Python-based software developed for this preservation project. The data in EDI format can use magnetotelluric interpretation software to produce models of the resistivity of the measured environment. The metadata in the Info section of the EDI files can be used to convert data to SPUD format, another format used for modelling (Wight, 1988).
The ASCII data included in this data release are the intermediary files between the original binary and final EDI formatted files. These ASCII formatted time series and cross power files are what the DaR project acquired and converted into EDI format for this data release using open-source software developed by the DaR project team (Wight, D.E., 1988). The Python code, supplemental resources, and associated readme are available as a USGS software release (https://doi.org/10.5066/F71Z43P9).