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Multibeam collection for RB0307: Multibeam data collected aboard Ronald Brown from 2003-09-08 to 2003-10-02, departing from St. Petersburg, FL and returning to Gulfport, MS
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    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:RB0307_Multibeam
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    parentIdentifier:  RB0307
    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:  681
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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 RB0307: Multibeam data collected aboard Ronald Brown from 2003-09-08 to 2003-10-02, departing from St. Petersburg, FL and returning to Gulfport, MS
            alternateTitle:  RB0307
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2003-09-08
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:RB0307_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:  Reed, John, Etnoyer, Peter, Schmahl, George, and Schroeder, Will
            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:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2015-03-01
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) revision
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  1995-04-24
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.1
                citedResponsibleParty:  GCMD User Support Office
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD's Science Keywords and Associated Directory Keywords
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role: (inapplicable)
        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:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2015-03-01
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) revision
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  1995-04-24
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  8.1
                citedResponsibleParty:  GCMD User Support Office
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (inapplicable)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html
                            name:  GCMD's Science Keywords and Associated Directory Keywords
                            description:  This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role: (inapplicable)
        descriptiveKeywords:  Data Center Keywords
        resourceConstraints:  NOAA Disclaimer
        resourceConstraints:  Not for Navigation
        resourceConstraints:  Raw Data Disclaimer
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetIdentifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  RB0307
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) operation
        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:  -93.8630132878795
                eastBoundLongitude:  -84.7398960021816
                southBoundLatitude:  26.2415077320679
                northBoundLatitude:  30.0009392448058
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2003-09-08
                    endPosition:  2003-10-02
            verticalElement:  (EX_VerticalExtent)
                minimumValue:
                  Real:  -3608.3
                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:  TIFF survey world file
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  The world file geospatially registers the corresponding TIFF image.
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  NGDC created ISO metadata
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
        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:  SeaBeam 2100 series vender format
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  SeaBeam 2100, bathymetry, amplitude and sidescan, 151 beams and 2000 pixels, ascii with binary sidescan, SeaBeam Instruments
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  xyz grid file provided by the originator
            version: (unknown)
            specification:
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  JPEG survey image
            version: (unknown)
            specification:  Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
        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=RB0307&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=RB0307&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:  78.05
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Bathymetry Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  21.95
        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:  78.05
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Amplitude Beams
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
                valueUnit:
                  BaseUnit:
                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  21.95
        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:  24.046
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Percentage of Zero Sidescan Pixels
            result:  (DQ_QuantitativeResult)
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                    identifier:  Percent
                    unitsSystem:
                value:
                  Record:  75.954
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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:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        contact:  Evan Robertson
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  SeaBeam 2112
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  RB0307
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
            parentOperation: (inapplicable)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (RS_Identifier)
                code:  Ronald Brown
            description: (unknown)
            instrument: (unknown)