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Multibeam collection for KN172L15: Multibeam data collected aboard Knorr from 2003-07-27 to 2003-08-07, departing from Sinop, Turkey and returning to Istanbul, Turkey

KN172L15

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/

Cite this dataset when used as a source.

  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:KN172L15_Multibeam
Search and Download
  • Bathymetric Data Viewer (search)
    Map viewer for discovery of bathymetric data - including multibeam sonar data
  • Cruise File List (download)
    List of cruise related files available for download.
  • Multibeam Survey List (download)
    Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data.
Distribution Formats
  • NGDC created ISO metadata
  • Informal metadata text
  • SeaBeam 2100 series vender format
Distributor Distributor information not available
Principal Investigator Ballard, R.
IFE
General Documentation
Originator
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Publisher
    Publisher information not available.
Date(s)
  • creation: 2003-07-27
Dataset Progress Status Complete
Data Update Frequency: Not planned
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.
Time Period: 2003-07-27  to  2003-08-07
Spatial Reference System:
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 42.6660902110726
S: 41.3425167830623
E: 35.2482342900317
W: 29.1506609466685
Spatial Coverage Map:
Themes
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
Platforms
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Instruments
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MSBS > Multibeam Swath Bathymetry System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > MBES > Multibeam Mapping System
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > SONAR > Sound Navigation and Ranging
  • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS RECEIVERS
  • Earth Remote Sensing Instruments > Passive Remote Sensing > Positioning/Navigation > GPS > GPS/IMU > Global Positioning System/Inertial Measurement Unit
Use Constraints No constraint information available
Fees Fee information not available.
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.

Metadata Last Modified: 2015-11-02

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