Water Column Backscatter Collection for EX1403: East Coast Mapping and Exploration

EX-14-03; EX1403

Water Column raw (level-0) files (.wcd)
  • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1403, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53F4MH6 [access date].
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:EX1403_EM302
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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 Derek Sowers
(603) 862-0369
derek.sowers@noaa.gov
Time Period 2014-05-07 to 2014-05-22
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::3395
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 41.4
S: 24.15
E: -41.4
W: -82.9
Spatial Coverage Map
Associated Resources
  • EX1403: East Coast Mapping and Exploration on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer between 20140507 and 20140522
  • Parent ID (indicates this is related to other data):
    • EX1403
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2014-06-25
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 (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1403, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53F4MH6 [access date].
Custodians
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Resource Providers
  • NOAA/OAR/OER - Ocean Exploration and Research
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Theme 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
  • Blake Plateau
  • Cape Hatteras
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
    Use Constraints
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    • Cite as: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (EX1403, EM302). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi: 10.7289/V53F4MH6 [access date].
    Access Constraints
    • There are no access constraints on these data.
    Fees
    • Free
    Lineage information for: repository
    Processing Steps
    • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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    Last Modified: 2017-05-30
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