Multibeam collection for RB0307: Multibeam data collected aboard Ronald H. Brown from 2003-09-08 to 2003-10-02, St. Petersburg, FL to Gulfport, MS

RB0307

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) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Ronald H. Brown (RB0307). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
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gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:RB0307_Multibeam
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Distribution Formats
  • TIFF survey world file
    • File Specification: The world file geospatially registers the corresponding TIFF image.
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • GeoTIFF survey image
    • File Specification: Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
  • SeaBeam 2100 series vender format
    • File Specification: SeaBeam 2100, bathymetry, amplitude and sidescan, 151 beams and 2000 pixels, ascii with binary sidescan, SeaBeam Instruments
  • xyz grid file provided by the originator
    • File Specification:
  • JPEG survey image
    • File Specification: Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Reed, John, Etnoyer, Peter, Schmahl, George, and Schroeder, Will
Chief Scientist
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 2003-09-08 to 2003-10-02
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.0009392448058
S: 26.2415077320679
E: -84.7398960021816
W: -93.8630132878795
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
    Publication Dates
    • creation: 2003-09-08
    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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Ronald H. Brown (RB0307). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
    Originators
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    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 Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) 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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2003): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Ronald H. Brown (RB0307). 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)
      Platform
        Operation
        • RB0307
        Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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