Multibeam collection for AII8L1: Multibeam data collected aboard Atlantis II from 1986-09-20 to 1986-10-07, Woods Hole, MA to Charleston, SC

AII8L1

This data set is part of a larger set of data called the Multibeam Bathymetry Database (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/
  • Cite as: University of Rhode Island (URI) (1986): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Atlantis II (AII8L1). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:AII8L1_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:AII8L1_Multibeam
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Distribution Formats
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • URI Sea Beam from VAX
    • File Specification: Sea Beam, bathymetry, 19 beams, binary, centered, VAX byte order, URI
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Stubblefield, W. and McGregor, B.
Chief Scientist
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 1986-09-20 to 1986-10-07
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 39.1074001922651
S: 37.9710999650904
E: -71.0609995122925
W: -73.7904004666709
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
    Publication Dates
    • creation: 1986-09-20
    Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
    Data Update Frequency Not planned
    Purpose The intent of these data is to make high-resolution bathymetry available to the public for a wide variety of uses such as research and earth science analysis. These data are not intended to be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigational purposes. For more information on NOAA's nautical charts, go to NOAA's Office of Coast Survey website at: http://chartmaker.ncd.noaa.gov.
    Dataset Citation
    • Cite as: University of Rhode Island (URI) (1986): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Atlantis II (AII8L1). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
    Originators
    • University of Rhode Island (URI)
    Publishers
      Publisher information not available.
    Theme 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
    Keywords
      Use Constraints No constraint information available
      Other Constraints Cite as: University of Rhode Island (URI) (1986): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Atlantis II (AII8L1). 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
        • AII8L1
        Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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