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Multibeam collection for EX0904: Multibeam data collected aboard Okeanos Explorer from 2009-06-03 to 2009-06-12, departing from Unknown Port and returning to Unknown Port
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:EX0904_Multibeam
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    parentIdentifier:  EX0904
    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
    hierarchyLevelName:  Multibeam Collection Level Metadata
    contact:  Evan Robertson
    dateStamp:  2015-11-02
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    spatialRepresentationInfo:  (MD_VectorSpatialRepresentation)
        geometricObjects:  (MD_GeometricObjects)
            geometricObjectType:  (MD_GeometricObjectTypeCode) curve
            geometricObjectCount:  95
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    referenceSystemInfo:  Horizontal Datum: Unknown
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    referenceSystemInfo:  Vertical Datum: Unknown
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Multibeam collection for EX0904: Multibeam data collected aboard Okeanos Explorer from 2009-06-03 to 2009-06-12, departing from Unknown Port and returning to Unknown Port
            alternateTitle:  EX0904
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2009-06-03
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:EX0904_Multibeam
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  NGDC (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
        abstract:  This data set is part of a larger set of data called the Multibeam Bathymetry Database (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/
        purpose:  The intent of these data is to make high-resolution bathymetry available to the public for a wide variety of uses such as research and earth science analysis. These data are not intended to be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigational purposes. For more information on NOAA's nautical charts, go to NOAA's Office of Coast Survey website at: http://chartmaker.ncd.noaa.gov.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
        pointOfContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Martinez, Catalina
            organisationName:  US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
            positionName:  Chief Scientist
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) principalInvestigator
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) notPlanned
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  NASA/GCMD Science Keyword Thesaurus
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) platform
            thesaurusName:  NASA/GCMD Platform Keyword Thesaurus
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MSBS > Multibeam Swath Bathymetry System
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MBES > Multibeam Mapping System
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
            keyword:  In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders
            keyword:  Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS RECEIVERS
            keyword:  Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS/IMU > Global Positioning System/Inertial Measurement Unit
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) instrument
            thesaurusName:  NASA/GCMD Instrument Keyword Thesaurus
        descriptiveKeywords:  Data Center Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Water Column Exploration Field Trial I
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
        resourceConstraints:  NOAA Disclaimer
        resourceConstraints:  Not for Navigation
        resourceConstraints:  Raw Data Disclaimer
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  EX0904
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) operation
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  Water Column Exploration Field Trial I
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) project
        spatialRepresentationType:  (MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode) grid
        language:  eng; USA
        characterSet: (inapplicable)
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            description:  Global extent, including oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and bays
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -129.769569479432
                eastBoundLongitude:  -124.270866103487
                southBoundLatitude:  40.1958607907818
                northBoundLatitude:  44.5688678065071
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2009-06-03
                    endPosition:  2009-06-12
            verticalElement:  (EX_VerticalExtent)
                minimumValue:
                  Real:  -4858.3921
                maximumValue:
                  Real:  0
                verticalCRS:  msl depth in meters
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    identificationInfo:  Multibeam Bathymetric Surveys ArcGIS Map Service
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  PDF metadata file
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Metadata files in PDF format, reports, summaries, cruise instructions
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Files associated with Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth package data
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Water column data available by request
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Water Column Sonar Data collected for cruise
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  NGDC created ISO metadata
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  File level metadata
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Metadata files describing each multibeam data file
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Generic XYZ sounding format
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  XYZ (lon, lat, depth) ASCII soundings, generic
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  GeoTIFF survey image
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  XML metadata file
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  XML format metadata
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Kongsberg multibeam vendor format
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Kongsberg EM122, EM302, EM710, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 400 beams, variable pixels, binary, Kongsberg
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  xyz grid file provided by the originator
            version: (unknown)
            specification:
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) data
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Measurements collected with expendable bathythermograph probes
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  JPEG survey image
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Fledermaus surface
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Fledermaus gridded surface
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  Multibeam Bathymetry Database Manager (distributor)
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/multibeam.html
                name:  Multibeam Bathymetry
                description:  Information about and access to multibeam bathymetric data at NCEI
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/
                name:  Bathymetric Data Viewer
                description:  Map viewer for discovery of bathymetric data - including multibeam sonar data
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=l&v_0=NEW1128&t=101378&s=8&d=70&d=75&d=76&d=91&d=74&d=73&d=72&d=81&d=82&d=85&d=86&d=79&no_data=suppress
                name:  Cruise File List
                description:  List of cruise related files available for download.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/results?op_0=l&v_0=NEW1128&op_1=l&v_1=&op_2=l&v_2=&t=101378&s=2&d=6
                name:  Multibeam Survey List
                description:  Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Good Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  96.849
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  0
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Flagged Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  3.151
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Good Amplitude Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  96.849
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Amplitude Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  0
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Flagged Amplitude Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  3.151
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Good Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  86.626
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
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                value:
                  Record:  0
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Flagged Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
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                value:
                  Record:  13.374
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Multibeam data is collected by vessels of varying characteristics including ships, small boats, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NGDC) archive raw data, processed data, and associated products. All data and products are made available to the public via NCEI's map services and search interfaces.
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    dataQualityInfo:  NCEI repository history
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        contact:  Evan Robertson
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  Simrad EM302
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  EX0904
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
            parentOperation: (inapplicable)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (RS_Identifier)
                code:  Okeanos Explorer
            description: (unknown)
            instrument: (unknown)