Multibeam Report for MGLN08MV

Ship Name: Melville
Chief Scientist: Hilton, David
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: UNOLS R2R
Start Date: 2006-10-04
End Date: 2006-10-10

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Rock Dredging in the Lau Basin
Instrument: SeaBeam 2000

Data Quality

Number of Files: 11
Number of Records: 73098
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 8843164 100%
Number of Good Beams 8350469 94.43%
Number of Zero Beams 153721 1.74%
Number of Flagged Beams 338974 3.83%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 149.5496 hours
Total Track Length: 1917.456 km
Average Speed: 12.822 km/hr (6.9233 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: -13.395936
Southern Extent: -18.300175
Western Extent: 178.41219
Eastern Extent: -172.66272


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 5238
Minimum Depth 44 Maximum Depth 5828

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 7

Files File Size Description
SBmrg.2006oct04p.mb32 5.75MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct05p.mb32 5.08MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct06p.mb32 6.60MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct07p.mb32 6.95MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct08p.mb32 6.47MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct09p.mb32 5.28MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBmrg.2006oct10p.mb32 1.61MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format

Metadata Files: 3

Files File Size Description
MGLN08MV_Multibeam.xml NCEI created ISO metadata
mb_bag_info.tar.gz 1.0KB Additional cruise information
xbt_bag_info.tar.gz 1.0KB Additional cruise information

Ancillary Files: 1

Files File Size Description
xbt.tar.gz 86.4KB Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) data