Multibeam collection for 2011_Amundsen: Multibeam data collected aboard Amundsen from 2011-07-19 to 2011-11-01, Unknown Port to Unknown Port

2011_Amundsen

Ocean Mapping Group binary format data generated from the 2011 multibeam sonar survey on the 2011 CCGS Amundsen ArcticNet Cruise. The data include high-resolution bathymetry, acoustic backscatter and watercolumn backscatter.
  • Cite as: University of New Brunswick (UNB), Ocean Mapping Group (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Amundsen (2011_Amundsen). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:2011_Amundsen_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:2011_Amundsen_Multibeam
Search Data
Download Data
  • NCEI Multibeam Cruise Landing Page (download)
    Information regarding multibeam data collection from cruise - including cruise metadata and download access
  • Multibeam Survey List (download)
    Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data
Distribution Formats
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • HTML metadata file
    • File Specification: Metadata records in HTML or HTM format
  • XML metadata file
    • File Specification: XML format metadata
  • Kongsberg multibeam vendor format
    • File Specification: Kongsberg EM122, EM302, EM710, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 400 beams, variable pixels, binary, Kongsberg
  • Tar archive of unsupported MB data
    • File Specification: Tar archive of sonar data files in a format not supported by MB-System
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Hughes Clarke, John
Chief Scientist
University of New Brunswick
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 2011-07-19 to 2011-11-01
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 76.5483103918062
S: 46.8074259259523
E: -54.4460653378731
W: -138.21318529226
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
Publication Dates
  • creation: 2011-07-19
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency Not planned
Purpose Multibeam Surveys were carried out as part of the Ocean Mapping Group role in the ArcticNet program.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: University of New Brunswick (UNB), Ocean Mapping Group (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Amundsen (2011_Amundsen). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originators
  • University of New Brunswick (UNB), Ocean Mapping Group
Publishers
    Publisher information not available.
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
Platform keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Instrument keywords
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MSBS > Multibeam Swath Bathymetry System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MBES > Multibeam Mapping System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS RECEIVERS
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS/IMU > Global Positioning System/Inertial Measurement Unit
Project keywords
  • ArcticNet NCE
Keywords
    Use Constraints No constraint information available
    Other Constraints Cite as: University of New Brunswick (UNB), Ocean Mapping Group (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Amundsen (2011_Amundsen). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
    Fees Fee information not available.
    Lineage information for: series
    Lineage Statement Multibeam data is collected by vessels of varying characteristics including ships, small boats, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NGDC) archive raw data, processed data, and associated products. All data and products are made available to the public via NCEI's map services and search interfaces.
    Acquisition Information (collection)
    Platform
      Operation
      • 2011_Amundsen
      Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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