Multibeam collection for RITS93C: Multibeam data collected aboard Surveyor from 1993-04-22 to 1993-05-06, Papeete, French Polynesia to Seattle, WA

RITS93C

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) (1993): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Surveyor (RITS93C). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:RITS93C_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:RITS93C_Multibeam
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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
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • NOS EEZ metadata file
    • File Specification: ASCII
  • URI Sea Beam from VAX
    • File Specification: Sea Beam, bathymetry, 19 beams, binary, centered, VAX byte order, URI
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 Jones, Frederick J.
Chief Scientist
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/ NOS
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 1993-04-22 to 1993-05-06
Spatial Reference System Horizontal Datum: UnknownVertical Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 54.516680868911
S: -9.88886969632208
E: -127.3820383881
W: -140.034965932029
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
    Publication Dates
    • creation: 1993-04-22
    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.
    Dataset Citation
    • Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (1993): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Surveyor (RITS93C). 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
    • 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
    • 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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (1993): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Surveyor (RITS93C). 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
      • SeaBeam 1050
      Platform
        Operation
        • RITS93C
        Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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