Multibeam collection for sab2005: Multibeam data collected aboard Cape Fear from 2005-06-15 to 2005-07-07, Unknown Port to Unknown Port


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    contact:  Evan Robertson
    dateStamp:  2016-12-22
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            title:  Multibeam collection for sab2005: Multibeam data collected aboard Cape Fear from 2005-06-15 to 2005-07-07, Unknown Port to Unknown Port
            alternateTitle:  sab2005
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                date:  2005-06-15
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                code:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:sab2005_Multibeam
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  NGDC (publisher)
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                organisationName:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS)
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        abstract:  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/
        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.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
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            individualName:  David, Andrew
            organisationName:  NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center
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            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
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            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MSBS > Multibeam Swath Bathymetry System
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MBES > Multibeam Mapping System
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders
            keyword:  Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS RECEIVERS
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            keyword:  Mapping proposed MPAs in the South Atlantic Bight
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        resourceConstraints:  NOAA Disclaimer
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            useLimitation:  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.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS) (2005): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Cape Fear (sab2005). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
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                    date:  2005-06-15
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                    date:  2013-04-04
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                description:  Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data
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            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.
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        contact:  Evan Robertson
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
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            citation:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Kongsberg EM3002 Multibeam Echosounder
                date: (unknown)
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                    code:  EM3002
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                    organisationName:  Kongsberg Maritime
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                            voice:  +47 33 03 24 07
                            facsimile:  +47 322 85 014
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 483
                            deliveryPoint:  NO-3601
                            city:  Kongsberg
                            country:  Norway
                            electronicMailAddress:  km.support@kongsberg.com
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                code:  Kongsberg EM3002
            type:  Multibeam Echosounder
            description:  The EM 3002 is a new advanced multibeam echo sounder with extremely high resolution and dynamically focused beams. It is very well suited for detailed seafloor mapping and inspection with water depths from less than 1 meter up to typically 200 meters in cold oceanic conditions. Maximum depth capability is strongly dependant on water temperature and salinity - up to 300 meters is possible under favorable conditions. Due to its electronic pitch compensation system and roll stabilized beams, the system performance is stable also in foul weather conditions. The EM 3002 system uses frequencies in the 300 kHz band. This is an ideal frequency for shallow water applications, as the high frequency ensures narrow beams with small physical dimensions. At the same time, 300 kHz secures a high maximum range capability and robustness under conditions with high contents of particles in the water. EM 3002 uses a powerful sonar processor unit in combination with 1 or 2 compact sonar heads. The high computing power of the EM 3002 sonar processor makes it possible to apply sophisticated and exact signal processing algorithms for beamforming, beam stabilisation, and bottom detection. In High Density processing mode the system has close to uniform acoustic footprints and resolution over the whole swath width, and therefore a much improved capability to detect objects and other details on the bottom. EM 3002 will in addition to bathymetric soundings, produce an acoustic image of the seabed. System options include dual sonar heads (EM 3002D), water column data logging, and an extended transducer depth rating of 1500 m for underwater vehicles. The EM 3000 multibeam system was first produced in 2004 and is being phased out in 2013. Its replacement is the EM 2040.
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                code:  sab2005
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                code:  Cape Fear
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