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RB-12-02 from Charleston, SC to Miami, FL on the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown along the US Atlantic continental margin. The cruise started 2012-07-03 and ended 2012-07-17.

RB-12-02 was one of a series of cruises for the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) Project. the cruise left Charleston, SC and headed along the US Atlantic continental margin that may potentially qualify for an extended continental shelf under Article 76 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The data collected was multibeam bathymetry data, backscatter, as well as a sub-bottom profile.

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      Principal Investigator Armstrong, Andy
      University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (UNH/CCOM)
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      • creation: 2012-07-03
      Dataset Progress Status Complete
      Data Update Frequency: Data update frequency not available
      Purpose: Law of the Sea Mapping Program - US Atlantic Continental Shelf (ECS) Survey.
      Use Limitations
      • Not to be used for Navigation
      Time Period: Unknown  to  Unknown
      Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
      N: 33.838
      S: 28.629
      E: -70.565
      W: -73.965
      Spatial Coverage Map:
      • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans
      • OCEANS > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
      • Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
      Use Constraints No constraint information available
      Fees Fee information not available.
      Lineage Statement The subbottom profiler was collecting data in an unreadable format for the main survey extent. After the formatting was fixed, three track lines were run across the major features of the survey, where data had already been collected. The tracks followed the following waypoints (X Y), -70.9045804 31.92553915, -72.7595407 32.88577275, -73.141929 32.0797116, -72.1364895 31.4763774.

      Metadata Last Modified: 2012-09-04

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