Multibeam collection for NF-11-04-NC: Multibeam data collected aboard Nancy Foster from 2011-06-04 to 2011-06-17, Charleston, SC to Charleston, SC

NF-11-04-NC

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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nancy Foster (NF-11-04-NC). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:NF-11-04-NC_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:NF-11-04-NC_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
  • Sound Speed Profiles (SSP or SVP)
    • File Specification: ASCII sound speed measurements applied to multibeam soundings
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • Simrad multibeam vendor format
    • File Specification: Simrad EM120, EM300, EM1002, EM3000, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 254 beams, variable pixels, ascii + binary, Simrad
  • XML metadata file
    • File Specification: XML format metadata
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Ross, Steve W.
Chief Scientist
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 2011-06-04 to 2011-06-17
Spatial Reference System Horizontal Datum: UnknownVertical Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 38.3029968006125
S: 33.4245037507724
E: -73.6987016906501
W: -76.8574977771106
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Atlantic Deep-Water Canyons
Publication Dates
  • creation: 2011-06-04
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.
Use Limitations
  • These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nancy Foster (NF-11-04-NC). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originators
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, 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
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
  • Atlantic Deep-Water Canyons
Keywords
    Use Constraints No constraint information available
    Access Constraints
    • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
    Other Constraints Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2011): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Nancy Foster (NF-11-04-NC). 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
      • NF-11-04-NC
      Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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