Bathymetric Survey of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico 2001 (NODC Accession 0001410)


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        abstract:  A zone of deep-water reefs is thought to extend from the mid and outer shelf south of Mississippi and Alabama to at least the northwestern Florida shelf off Panama City, Florida. Reefs off Mississippi and Alabama are found in water depths of 60 to 120 m (Ludwick and Walton, 1957, Gardner et al., in press) and were the focus of a multibeam echosounder mapping survey by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 2000 (Gardner et al., 2000, in press). It is critical to determine the accurate geomorphology and type of the reefs that occur because of their importance as benthic habitats for fisheries. These data are ArcInfo GRID and XYZ ASCII format data generated from a U.S. Geological Survey multibeam sonar survey of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico. The data include high-resolution bathymetry and calibrated acoustic backscatter. File types include arc files .dat, .nit, and .adf. Documentation is included as metadata .txt files. Because the area is so large (i.e., the file sizes are very large), the area was subdivided into North, Central, and South regions as reflected in the data subdirectories for this accession.
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            keyword:  Florida
            keyword:  Gulf of Mexico
            keyword:  USA
            keyword:  West Florida Shelf
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
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                title:  Originator Place Keywords
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Gardner, James V.; US DOI/US Geological Survey > Western Region (2011). Bathymetric Survey of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico 2001 (NODC Accession 0001410). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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            otherConstraints:  NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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            useLimitation:  Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
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          LanguageCode:  eng
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        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
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                westBoundLongitude:  -86.71
                eastBoundLongitude:  -84.61
                southBoundLatitude:  28.04
                northBoundLatitude:  30.06
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                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2001-09-03
                    endPosition:  2001-10-12
        supplementalInformation:  Additional online information: Multibeam Mapping of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico RV MOANA WAVE CRUISE M1-01-GM Cruise report (geopubs.wr.usgs.gov) These data are intended for science researchers, students, policy makers, and the general public. The data can be used with geographic information systems (GIS) or other software to display bathymetry and backscatter data of the West Florida Shelf, Gulf of Mexico.
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                  Anchor:  https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/institution/details/1730 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        voice:  301-713-3277
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                        deliveryPoint:  Federal Building 151 Patton Avenue
                        city:  Asheville
                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  NCEI.Info@noaa.gov
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                fees:  Digital data may be downloaded from NCEI at no charge in most cases. For custom orders of digital data or to obtain a copy of analog materials, please contact NCEI Information Services for information about current fees.
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                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0001410
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                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/oas/1410
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                    linkage: ftp://ftp.nodc.noaa.gov/nodc/archive/arc0029/0001410/
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                    description:  These data are available through the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). You may use any FTP client to download these data.
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0001410 v1.1 was published.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-01-20T16:20:16
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0001410 v1.1
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                                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0001410/1.1
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                description:  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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                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
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                code:  multibeam sonar
            type:  multibeam sonar
            description:  generic instrument to measure seafloor topography Active sensors that utilize acoustic energy to collect measurements of seafloor depth and character (from http://www.csc.noaa.gov/crs/rs_apps/sensors/multi_beam.htm (last accessed 2008-12-09). Seafloor topography, bathymetry and other related geophysical data are usually managed and archived at the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/).
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                code:  MOANA WAVE
            description:  Research Vessel for the University of Hawai'i (1984-1999) previous callsign WUS9293 Source: http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/VOS/REPORTS/201002.html http://agencia.fapesp.br/en/16526 Moana Wave recently sold to Universidade de Sao Paulo's Oceanography Institute IO-USP - MMSI 710000435, New Name Alpha Crucis - Call Sign PQ3082 - IMO 7319008 - Commission 2012-03 NODC Code 14AI.
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