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This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for
conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards and stratigraphic
nomenclature. Any use of trade names is for descriptive purposes only,
and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. government.
This Open File Report is available on CD-ROM. Please contact Energy Team CD Distribution.
Portions of this database covering the coastline and country boundaries contain intellectual property of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), and are used herein with permission. End users are permitted to use these data for their own internal use, including any derivative work, but are prohibited from using and redistributing these data individually or in a derivative work to third parties. ©1997 , all rights reserved.
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Most users with ArcGIS 8.2 installed on their computer can access the ArcMAP project files on the CD-ROM.
There is one ArcGIS ArcMAP project on the CD-ROM:
This project is supplemented with an ArcReader project file - arctic_g.pmf.
is free ESRI software that allows users
There are three subdirectories with ArcInfo data on this CD-ROM:
1. cover_st - all ArcInfo coverages in Polar Stereographic projection
Inquiries about this CD-ROM should be addressed to:
Central Energy Team, Energy
Inquiries about the U.S. Geological Survey's World Energy Project should be addressed to:
Thomas S. Ahlbrandt (Coordinator,
World Energy Project)
This digitally compiled map includes geology, oil and gas field centerpoints,
and geologic provinces of the Arctic (North Pole area - North of 630
The following people, with their responsibilities, were involved in producing this CD-ROM:
General guidance - Gregory Ulmishek
This CD-ROM was compiled according to the methodology developed by the
Geological Survey's World Energy Project .
This map has been compiled from the Circumpolar Geological Map
of the Arctic, by Okulitch A.V., Lopatin B.G., and Jackson
Data processing steps:
Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO), http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/arctic/arctic.html
volumes: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-463, one CD-ROM.
fields, and geologic provinces of Africa: USGS Open File Report 97-470A, version 1.0 and 2.0, CD-ROM.
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