Water Column Backscatter Collection for EX1402L2: Gulf of Mexico Mapping and Exploration

EX-14-02-L2; EX1402L2

Water Column raw (level-0) files (.wcd)
  • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1402L2, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V5HQ3WTN [access date].
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:EX1402L2_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 Distributor information not available
Dataset Principal Investigator Lindsay McKenna
(518) 669-2285
lindsay.mckenna@noaa.gov
Time Period 2014-03-19 to 2014-04-04
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::3395
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 30.3
S: 26.6
E: -88.5
W: -94.67
Spatial Coverage Map
Associated Resources
  • EX1402L2: Gulf of Mexico Mapping and Exploration on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer between 20140319 and 20140404
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2014-04-29
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.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1402L2, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V5HQ3WTN [access date].
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
  • 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
  • Galveston, TX
  • Pascagoula, MS
  • Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
  • FGBNMS
  • Claypile Bank
Keywords Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) Program Discovery Keywords
  • expedition
  • exploration
  • explorer
  • marine education
  • noaa
  • ocean
  • ocean discovery
  • ocean education
  • ocean exploration
  • ocean exploration and research
  • OER
  • ocean literacy
  • ocean research
  • science
  • scientific mission
  • scientific research
  • sea
  • stewardship
  • systematic exploration
  • technology
  • transformational research
  • undersea
  • underwater
Keywords Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) Okeanos Explorer Discovery Keywords
  • okeanos explorer
  • okeanos
  • scientific computing system
  • SCS
  • noaa fleet
  • R337
  • multibeam
  • multibeam sonar
  • telepresence
  • sub-bottom profile
  • mapping survey
  • multibeam backscatter
  • water column backscatter
  • singlebeam sonar
  • single beam sonar
  • single-beam sonar
  • deep-sea exploration
  • high-definition underwater video
  • underwater video
  • exploration vessel
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 (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1402L2, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V5HQ3WTN [access date].
Access 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.
  • There are no access constraints on these data.
Fees
  • Free
Acquisition Information (collection)
Last Modified: 2018-06-14
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