Multibeam collection for PANR01MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 1997-11-03 to 1997-12-11, San Diego, CA to Acapulco, Mexico

PANR01MV

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 California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO) (1997): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (PANR01MV). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:PANR01MV_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:PANR01MV_Multibeam
Search Data
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  • 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
  • Postscript
    • File Specification:
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
    • File Specification: SeaBeam 2000, bathymetry, 121 beams, binary, SIO
  • Informal metadata text
    • File Specification: ASCII
  • Metadata files in Rich Text Format
    • File Specification: Metadata files in RTF format, documents, summaries
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 Langmuir, Charles and Bender, J.
Chief Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and University of North Carolina
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 1997-11-03 to 1997-12-11
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326Vertical Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 32.0640327888834
S: 14.666491561736
E: -99.9343056146488
W: -119.68896400598
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Panorama Expedition
Publication Dates
  • creation: 1997-11-03
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
  • Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
  • 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: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO) (1997): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (PANR01MV). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originators
  • University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
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
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
  • Panorama Expedition
Keywords
    Use Constraints No constraint information available
    Other Constraints Cite as: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO) (1997): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (PANR01MV). 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)
    Instrument
    • SeaBeam 2000
    Platform
      Operation
      • PANR01MV
      Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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