Accession Number : AD0618943

Title :   INSTRUCTIONS FOR CODING AND KEYPUNCHING THE GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION FORM FOR CORE, GRAB, AND DREDGE SAMPLES.

Descriptive Note : Manual series.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : In keeping with its charter, the National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) has undertaken development of a storage and retrieval system for marine geological information. The system is being developed in two steps. The first provides the basic identification of cruise, station, instrument used, and the types of samples taken. The second will provide the actual data obtained through laboratory and other analyses. This manual provides instructions, codes, and conversion tables for completing the first step; i.e., for filling in the Geological Information Coding Form. It can be used also as an aid for interpreting the EAM cards and listings. This manual will be supplemented to include the instructions, codes, and conversion tables for step two when these data forms have been agreed upon by the responsible ad hoc committees and approved by the NODC Interagency Advisory Board.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL), (*INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, MARINE GEOLOGY), (*MARINE GEOLOGY, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL), OCEAN BOTTOM SAMPLING, WELL LOGGING, REPORTS, LIBRARIES, DOCUMENTS, PUNCHED CARDS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE