Multibeam collection for MGLN02MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 2006-04-18 to 2006-05-13, Guam to Yokohama, Japan

MGLN02MV

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 https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/
Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS) (2006): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (MGLN02MV). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
  • gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam:MGLN02MV_Multibeam
Search Data
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  • NCEI Multibeam Cruise Landing Page (download)
    Information regarding multibeam data collection from cruise - including cruise metadata and download access
  • Multibeam Survey List (download)
    Listing of cruise that includes basic information about the cruise and option for downloading all cruise data
Distribution Formats
  • Sound Speed Profiles (SSP or SVP)
    • File Specification: ASCII sound speed measurements applied to multibeam soundings
  • NCEI created ISO metadata
    • File Specification: ISO standard XML metadata generated during data ingest
  • SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
    • File Specification: SeaBeam 2000, bathymetry, 121 beams, binary, SIO
  • NGDC binary hydrographic sounding format
    • File Specification: XYZ (lon lat depth) binary soundings
  • GeoTIFF survey image
    • File Specification: Data over the entire survey area is represented in full color.
  • XML metadata file
    • File Specification: XML format metadata
  • JPEG world reference file
  • Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) data
    • File Specification: Measurements collected with expendable bathythermograph probes
Distributor Multibeam Bathymetry Database Manager
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-4613
mb.info@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator Embley, Robert W.
Chief Scientist
NOAA/NMF/AFSC
Time Period: 2006-04-18 to 2006-05-13
Spatial Reference System: Horizontal Datum: Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 23.287570348969
S: 13.1411682586005
E: 145.679843070706
W: 142.122354028471
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Ring of Fire 2006 - Mariana Arc
Date(s)
  • creation: 2006-04-18
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.
Use Limitations
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Dataset Citation Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS) (2006): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (MGLN02MV). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Originator(s)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS)
Publisher(s)
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Platform keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • In Situ Ocean-based Platforms > SHIPS
Instrument keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • 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
Project keywords
  • Ring of Fire 2006 - Mariana Arc
Use Constraints No constraint information available
Other Constraints Cite as: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA/NMFS) (2006): Multibeam Sonar Bathymetry Data collected aboard Melville (MGLN02MV). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date]
Fees Fee information not available.
Lineage information for: series
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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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - 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.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • SeaBeam 2000
Platform
Operation
  • MGLN02MV
Last Modified: 2016-12-22
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