Multibeam collection for NBP0305A: Multibeam data collected aboard Nathaniel B. Palmer from 2003-12-20 to 2003-12-30, Lyttelton, New Zealand to McMurdo Station, Antarctica

NBP0305A

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: Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nathaniel B. Palmer (NBP0305A). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:NBP0305A_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:NBP0305A_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
  • Simrad multibeam processing format
    • File Specification: Old and new Simrad multibeams, EM12S, EM12D, EM121, EM120, EM300, EM100, EM1000, EM950, EM1002, EM3000, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 254 beams, variable pixels, ascii + binary, MBARI
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • XML metadata file
    • File Specification: XML format metadata
Distributor Multibeam Bathymetry Database Manager
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-4613
mb.info@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator Smith, Walker
Chief Scientist
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 2003-12-20 to 2003-12-30
Spatial Reference System Horizontal Datum: UnknownVertical Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -53.7576532111708
S: -77.6694494311648
E: 179.999
W: 169.541780443743
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Interannual Variability in the Antarctic-Ross Sea
Publication Dates
  • creation: 2003-12-20
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: Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nathaniel B. Palmer (NBP0305A). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originators
  • Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS)
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Service Keywords
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
Platform keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) 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
  • Interannual Variability in the Antarctic-Ross Sea
Keywords
    Use Constraints No constraint information available
    Other Constraints Cite as: Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nathaniel B. Palmer (NBP0305A). 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.
    Lineage information for: repository
    Processing Steps
    • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
    Acquisition Information (collection)
    Instrument
    • Kongsberg EM120
    Platform
      Operation
      • NBP0305A
      Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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