Water Column Backscatter Collection for EX1206: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration

EX-12-06; EX1206

Water Column raw (level-0) files (.wcd)
  • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2012): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1206, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53B5X3W [access date].
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:EX1206_EM302
Search Data
Distribution Formats
  • Kongsberg EM302 raw .wcd files (Version: 1)
    • File Specification: Kongsberg EM302 raw .wcd files. See the Kongsberg EM302 interface specification manual for further information.
Ordering Instructions Contact the Water Column Sonar Data Manager to order data
Distributor Chuck Anderson
Water Column Sonar Data Manager
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-4742
wcd.info@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator Adam Skarke
662-268-1032 ext 258
adam.skarke@msstate.edu
Time Period 2012-10-30 to 2012-11-20
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 41.4
S: 35.5
E: -66.15
W: -74.75
Spatial Coverage Map
Associated Resources
  • EX1206: Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Canyons Exploration on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer between 20121030 and 20121120
  • Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • EX1206
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2014-07-21
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency Unknown
Purpose To collect water column backscatter data during the mission.
Use Limitations
  • Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2012): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1206, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53B5X3W [access date].
Resource Providers
  • NOAA/OAR/OER - Ocean Exploration and Research
Publishers
    Publisher information not available.
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Acoustics > Acoustic Scattering
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Aquatic Sciences > Fisheries
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Acoustics
  • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Pelagic
  • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems
  • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Benthic
  • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
None
  • water column backscatter
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • 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
Place keywords None
  • Davisville
  • Rhode Island
  • Cape Hatteras
  • US-Canadian Territorial Boundary
  • Northeast Canyons
Keywords
    Keywords
      Use Constraints
      • Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. Distribution Liability: While we make every effort to ensure that our databases are error-free, errors do occur. We ask that you notify us immediately of any errors that you discover in our data. We will make every effort to correct them. With respect to documents available from this server, neither the United States Government nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed; nor represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.
      • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2012): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1206, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53B5X3W [access date].
      Access Constraints
      • There are no access constraints on these data.
      Fees
      • Free
      Acquisition Information (collection)
      Instrument
      • Kongsberg EM302
      • Simrad EK60
      • Knudsen CHIRP 3260
      • RM Young 61202V
      • SBE 911plus CTD
      • SBE 32
      • POS/MV 320
      • Furuno GPS
      • Eppley PIR
      • C-NAV GPS
      • Turner 10AU Fluorometer
      • Reson SVP 70
      Platform
      • Okeanos Explorer (EX)
      Last Modified: 2017-05-30
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