Multibeam Report for EW9911

Ship Name: Maurice Ewing
Chief Scientist: Martinez, Fernando
Source Organization: Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS)
Start Date: 1999-10-10
End Date: 1999-10-10

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Geothermal Study of Continental Rifting in the Woodlark Basin
Instrument: Atlas Hydrosweep DS

Data Quality

Number of Files: 2
Number of Records: 2648
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 156232 100%
Number of Good Beams 139181 89.09%
Number of Zero Beams 17051 10.91%
Number of Flagged Beams 0 0%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 15.6625 hours
Total Track Length: 20.7157 km
Average Speed: 1.323 km/hr (0.7144 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: -10.993367
Southern Extent: -11.175738
Western Extent: 153.97215
Eastern Extent: 154.02452


Minimum Sonar Depth 5.5 Maximum Sonar Depth 5.5
Minimum Altitude 2339.5 Maximum Altitude 2979
Minimum Depth 2055 Maximum Depth 3096

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 1

Files File Size Description
9911hs.d283.mb24.gz 1.40MB L-DEO in-house binary Hydrosweep

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
EW9911_Multibeam.xml NGDC created ISO metadata