Multibeam Report for AVON12MV

Ship Name: Melville
Chief Scientist: Kastner, Mariam
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
Start Date: 1999-08-20
End Date: 1999-08-25

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Avon Expedition
Instrument: SeaBeam 2000

Data Quality

Number of Files: 10
Number of Records: 145514
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 17607194 100%
Number of Good Beams 15377605 87.34%
Number of Zero Beams 2214291 12.58%
Number of Flagged Beams 15298 0.09%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 140.4917 hours
Total Track Length: 1387.9249 km
Average Speed: 9.879 km/hr (5.3342 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 40.83829
Southern Extent: 32.619007
Western Extent: -124.74279
Eastern Extent: -117.2477


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 3765
Minimum Depth 28 Maximum Depth 3930

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 6

Files File Size Description
SBunflagfix.99aug20 14.37MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBunflagfix.99aug21 14.65MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBunflagfix.99aug22.ed 14.82MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBunflagfix.99aug23.ed 12.97MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBunflagfix.99aug24 6.06MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBunflagfix.99aug25 12.15MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format

Products: 1

Files File Size Description 40.0KB Postscript

Metadata Files: 3

Files File Size Description
AVON12MV_Multibeam.xml NGDC created ISO metadata
metadata.AVON12MV.txt 4.4KB Informal metadata text
swath_bathy_doc.rtf 210.1KB Metadata files in Rich Text Format