Oceanographic data collected during the HB1204 (Deep-Sea Corals and Benthic Habitats in Northeast Deepwater Canyons) expedition on NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow in the North Atlantic Ocean between 2012-07-03 to 2012-07-18 (NCEI Accession 0097966)

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A multi-disciplinary team of scientists on the Henry Bigelow HB1204 mission surveyed and ground-truthed known or suspected deep-sea coral habitats associated with deepwater canyons off the coast of the northeastern U.S. using the state-of-the-art ME70 multibeam survey system. This project's scientific objectives include: surveying the canyon area and inter-canyon slope habitats with a towed camera to characterize benthic habitats and identify areas of coral presence; ground-truthing areas predicted to be coral hotspots by habitat suitability models; ground-truthing recently collected multibeam data; ground-truthing historical coral records; conducting multibeam mapping in areas where data are missing or incomplete; assembling a database of photographs, species identification, and species abundances/distribution statistics; assembling maps of geo-referenced coral locations and associated data; providing research opportunities for teachers and professional researchers; collecting, sorting, identifying, and curating whole specimens and tissue collections for future analysis.
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/OAR > Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2017). Oceanographic data collected during the HB1204 (Deep-Sea Corals and Benthic Habitats in Northeast Deepwater Canyons) expedition on NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow in the North Atlantic Ocean between 2012-07-03 to 2012-07-18 (NCEI Accession 0097966). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Unpublished Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0097966. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 2012-07-03 to 2012-07-18
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-12-08
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Dataset Progress Status Pending - committed to, but not yet addressed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research sponsored the collection of these data.

HB1204 Deep-Sea Corals and Benthic Habitats Exploration produced the following data: Ship Navigation (POSMV); Ship Sensor Raw Data (SCS Data - 2MinuteAverages, ADCP, CenterBoard, Cranes, Doppler, DP, EK60, EMLOG, ES60, ES60_DBS, EventData, FlowMeter, Fluorometer, Gyro, Hydrowinch, ITI, Met, Met2, MX420, MX420-AFT, OceoWinch, Radiation, RPM, SAMOS, SEACAT, SeaTemp, TSG), (Profile Data - ADCP); Singlebeam Bathymetric Data.

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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/OAR > Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2017). Oceanographic data collected during the HB1204 (Deep-Sea Corals and Benthic Habitats in Northeast Deepwater Canyons) expedition on NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow in the North Atlantic Ocean between 2012-07-03 to 2012-07-18 (NCEI Accession 0097966). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Unpublished Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0097966. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR INDICATORS > HUMIDITY > RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND DIRECTION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > WATER DEPTH
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN OPTICS > FLUORESCENCE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE > WATER TEMPERATURE
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > CONDUCTIVITY
  • EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/OOE > Office of Ocean Exploration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • SHIPS
SeaDataNet Ship and Platform Codes
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • ACOUSTIC RECEIVERS
  • ADCP > Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
  • BAROMETERS
  • COMPASSES
  • CONDUCTIVITY METERS
  • CTD > Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • CURRENT METERS
  • FLUOROMETERS
  • GPS RECEIVERS
  • TEMPERATURE SENSORS
  • THERMOSALINOGRAPHS
  • XBT > Expendable Bathythermographs
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: US DOC/NOAA/OAR > Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (2017). Oceanographic data collected during the HB1204 (Deep-Sea Corals and Benthic Habitats in Northeast Deepwater Canyons) expedition on NOAA Ship Henry Bigelow in the North Atlantic Ocean between 2012-07-03 to 2012-07-18 (NCEI Accession 0097966). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Unpublished Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0097966. Accessed [date].
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Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • acoustic sensor
  • ADCP
  • barometers
  • bathythermograph - XBT
  • compass
  • conductivity sensor
  • CTD
  • current meter
  • flow meter
  • fluorometer
  • GPS
  • gyrocompass
  • meteorological sensors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • thermosalinographs
Platform
  • NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow
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