Deep-Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND)- DP04 (EK80)

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  • Cite as: Kevin Boswell, Florida International University (2016): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (DP04, EK80). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5RN3620 [access date]
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Distribution Formats
  • Simrad EK80 raw (.raw) format (Version: 1)
    • File Specification: Simrad EK80 raw files. See the Simrad EK80 interface specification manual for additional information.
Ordering Instructions Contact the NCEI Water Column Sonar Data Manager to order data
Distributor Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Kevin Boswell
Professor
Florida International University
305-919-4009
kevin.boswell@fiu.edu
Time Period 2016-08-06T03:51:40 to 2016-08-19T08:02:10
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 29.04904
S: 26.88477
E: -86.96349
W: -90.11668
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
    Publication Dates
    • creation: 2016-08-06
    Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
    Data Update Frequency Not planned
    Purpose A direct assessment of GoM deep-pelagic community structure, with simultaneous investigation of the physical and biological (including microbial) drivers of this structure, in order to document biodiversity and 'natural' variability
    Use Limitations
    • 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.
    • Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
    Dataset Citation
    • Cite as: Kevin Boswell, Florida International University (2016): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (DP04, EK80). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5RN3620 [access date]
    Custodians
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Resource Providers
    • Dataset contact information not available
    Publishers
      Publisher information not available.
    Theme keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Acoustics > Acoustic Scattering
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Aquatic Sciences > Fisheries
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
    • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS
    • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
    • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Benthic
    • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Pelagic
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
    Instrument keywords
    • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > WCMS > Water Column Mapping System
    Place keywords
    • Gulf of Mexico
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
    • VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA FLOOR
    Keywords
      Use Constraints
      • Cite as: Kevin Boswell, Florida International University (2016): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (DP04, EK80). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5RN3620 [access date]
      Access Constraints
      • Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection.
      Fees
      • Free
      Lineage information for: collectionHardware
      Lineage Statement Calibrated w/ calibration data
      Lineage information for: series
      Acquisition Information (collection)
      Instrument
      • Simrad EK80
      • Simrad EK60
      Platform
      • Point Sur
      Operation
      • DP04
      Last Modified: 2017-08-09
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