Multibeam collection for TN298: Multibeam data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson from 2013-06-09 to 2013-06-26, Seattle, WA to Seattle, WA

TN298

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: UNOLS R2R (2013): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson (TN298). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:TN298_Multibeam
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:TN298_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
  • Additional cruise information
    • File Specification: Archive of additional cruise information, xml, txt, htm, reports, summaries
  • Kongsberg multibeam vendor format
    • File Specification: Kongsberg EM122, EM302, EM710, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 400 beams, variable pixels, binary, Kongsberg
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Kulin, Ian
Chief Scientist
University of Victoria
Coverage Description Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
Time Period 2013-06-09 to 2013-06-26
Spatial Reference System Horizontal Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 48.6703237918819
S: 47.7626124960441
E: -125.820927162376
W: -129.193881702279
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Ocean Networks Canada: Wiring the Abyss 2013
Publication Dates
  • creation: 2013-06-09
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: UNOLS R2R (2013): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson (TN298). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originators
  • UNOLS R2R
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 Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) 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
Project keywords
  • Ocean Networks Canada: Wiring the Abyss 2013
Keywords
    Use Constraints No constraint information available
    Other Constraints Cite as: UNOLS R2R (2013): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson (TN298). 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
    • Kongsberg EM302
    Platform
      Operation
      • TN298
      Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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