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Multibeam collection for MGLN02MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 2006-04-18 to 2006-05-13, departing from Guam and returning to Yokohama, Japan
 (MI_Metadata)
    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:MGLN02MV_Multibeam
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    parentIdentifier:  MGLN02MV
    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:  20
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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 MGLN02MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 2006-04-18 to 2006-05-13, departing from Guam and returning to Yokohama, Japan
            alternateTitle:  MGLN02MV
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2006-04-18
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:MGLN02MV_Multibeam
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  NGDC (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS)
                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:  Embley, Robert W.
            organisationName:  NOAA/NMF/AFSC
            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:  Ring of Fire 2006 - Mariana Arc
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) project
        resourceConstraints:  NOAA Disclaimer
        resourceConstraints:  Not for Navigation
        resourceConstraints:  Raw Data Disclaimer
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  MGLN02MV
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) operation
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  Ring of Fire 2006 - Mariana Arc
            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:  142.122354028471
                eastBoundLongitude:  145.679843070706
                southBoundLatitude:  13.1411682586005
                northBoundLatitude:  23.287570348969
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2006-04-18
                    endPosition:  2006-05-13
            verticalElement:  (EX_VerticalExtent)
                minimumValue:
                  Real:  -4606
                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:  Sound Velocity Profiles (SVP)
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  ASCII sound velocity measurements applied to multibeam soundings
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  NGDC created ISO metadata
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  SeaBeam 2000, bathymetry, 121 beams, binary, SIO
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  NGDC binary hydrographic sounding format
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  XYZ (lon lat depth) binary soundings
        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:  JPEG world reference file
            version: (unknown)
            specification:
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) data
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Measurements collected with expendable bathythermograph probes
        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=NEW491&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=NEW491&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:  95.747
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  4.253
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Flagged Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  0
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Good Amplitude Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  0
        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
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                value:
                  Record:  0
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Good Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  0
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            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
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                    identifier:  Percent
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            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Flagged Sidescan Pixels
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                    identifier:  Percent
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                  Record:  0
        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:  SeaBeam 2000
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  MGLN02MV
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
            parentOperation: (inapplicable)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (RS_Identifier)
                code:  Melville
            description: (unknown)
            instrument: (unknown)