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Autochart Bathymetric Map Production


required
Specify an area of interest by entering decimal degree coordinates or by using shift-drag to
select an area on the map
Size of cells in the generated grid.
ASCII lon/lat/depth (meters)
fill undefined cells with ETOPO1 global relief model
 
meters
Contour interval of map in meters
Applies color based on depth. choices:
rainbow : Rainbow colors: magenta-blue-cyan-green-yellow-red [0/300]
sealand : Smith bathymetry/topography scale [-6000/+3000]
gebco : Colors for GEBCO bathymetric charts [-7000/0]
Map title
Apply illumination based on height of sea floor features.

This program creates grids and maps from multibeam data.


To create a new map, provide the following:
  1. Your email address
  2. Area of interest
  3. Parameters for the grid and map
  4. Select "Create" button

Your request is submitted for processing and you will be notified by email when the job is complete. This normally takes less than one hour, but can vary due to the size of your request and the number of other users of the system.


Due to processing capacity, your request must abide by a few limits:
  • total number of grid cells must be less than 1,000,000
  • total number of survey lines must be less than 3,000

To select an area of interest, hold down the Shift key while drawing a rectangle on the map. You may also enter your corner points of a bounding box using decimal degrees. Longitudes in the western hemisphere are specified with negative values as are Latitudes in the southern hemisphere.


If you have any questions, please email mb.info@noaa.gov