Multibeam Report for WEST00MV

Ship Name: Melville
Chief Scientist: Althouse, Tom
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
Start Date: 1993-11-17
End Date: 1993-11-20

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Westward Expedition
Instrument: SeaBeam 2000

Data Quality

Number of Files: 7
Number of Records: 92409
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 11181489 100%
Number of Good Beams 7057042 63.11%
Number of Zero Beams 4124447 36.89%
Number of Flagged Beams 0 0%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 55.7349 hours
Total Track Length: 557.8828 km
Average Speed: 10.01 km/hr (5.4050 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 32.7464
Southern Extent: 32.5363
Western Extent: -118.1484
Eastern Extent: -117.2283


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 2077
Minimum Depth 13 Maximum Depth 2189

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 3

Files File Size Description
SBfixavg.93nov18.ed 9.39MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBfixavg.93nov19.ed 18.61MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format
SBfixavg.93nov20 19.66MB SIO Swath-bathy SeaBeam 2000 format

Products: 1

Files File Size Description 22.7KB Postscript

Metadata Files: 3

Files File Size Description
WEST00MV_Multibeam.xml NCEI created ISO metadata
metadata.WEST00MV.txt 4.6KB Informal metadata text
swath_bathy_doc.rtf 210.1KB Metadata files in Rich Text Format