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Multibeam collection for TN153: Multibeam data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson from 2003-02-09 to 2003-03-05, departing from Guam and returning to Guam

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        individualName:  Evan Robertson
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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    dateStamp:  2014-03-10
    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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            title:  Multibeam collection for TN153: Multibeam data collected aboard Thomas G. Thompson from 2003-02-09 to 2003-03-05, departing from Guam and returning to Guam
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                date:  2003-02-09
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                code:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:TN153_Multibeam
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                organisationName:  National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, Colorado, USA
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        abstract:  This data set is part of a larger set of data called the MultiBeam Bathymetric Data Base (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.
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            useLimitation:  While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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            useLimitation:  Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
        resourceConstraints:  (MD_Constraints)
            useLimitation:  These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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                  Real:  0
                verticalCRS:  msl depth in meters
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            name:  Simrad multibeam processing format
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            specification:  Old and new Simrad multibeams, EM12S, EM12D, EM121, EM120, EM300, EM100, EM1000, EM950, EM1002, EM3000, bathymetry, amplitude, and sidescan, up to 254 beams, variable pixels, ascii + binary, MBARI
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                        deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway E/GC3
                        city:  Boulder
                        administrativeArea:  CO
                        postalCode:  80305-3328
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                description:  Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data.
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            statement:  Multibeam data is collected by vessels of varying characteristics including ships, small boats, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). NGDC archives raw data, processed data, and associated products. All data and products are made available to the public via NGDC's map services and text search interfaces.
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            individualName:  Evan Robertson
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                title:  Kongsberg EM3000 Multibeam Echosounder
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                    organisationName:  Kongsberg Maritime
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                            voice:  +47 33 03 24 07
                            facsimile:  +47 322 85 014
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                            deliveryPoint:  NO-3601
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                            country:  Norway
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            type:  Multibeam Echosounder
            description:  The EM 3000 multibeam echo sounder is a very high resolution seabed mapping and inspection system with respect to high accuracy and resolution. The minimum operating depth is from less than 1 m below its transducers, and in typical sea water conditions the system operates to more than 150 m depth (less in warm water and more in fresh water). Small dimensions and low weight makes the system portable and easy to install. This allows use on survey launches and subsea vehicles to 1500 m water depth. The EM 3000 system has a very high ping rate of up to 40 Hz, a large number of measurements per ping (typically about 120), 1.5 degrees beamwidth, and electronic pitch stabilization of the transmit beam. 100% coverage of the bottom is achievable at vessel speeds of about 10 knots in shallow waters with acrosstrack coverage of up to four times depth beneath the transducers with a basic system. At longer range the achievable coverage may be up to 200 m, and 100% coverage is achievable with vessel speeds up to 20 knots. The EM 3000 may be configured to use two sets of transducers (Sonar Heads). This increases the shallow water coverage to up to ten times the depth, and the number of measurements per ping to typically 220. With an angular coverage sector of nominally 200 degrees the dual system also allows surveying to the water surface along shorelines, river banks and man-made structures. The system sonar frequency is 300 kHz allowing small dimensions, good range capability and high tolerance to turbid waters. Integrated seabed acoustical imaging capability (like a sidescan sonar) is included as standard. A nearfield mode is available for increased resolution at very short ranges (less than 4 m). A combination of phase and amplitude bottom detection algorithm is used, resulting in a measurement accuracy of 5 cm RMS being achievable practically independent of beam pointing angle. The EM 3000 multibeam system was in production from 1996 to 2004 and was replaced with the EM 3002.
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