Multibeam Report for Maui

Ship Name: Ocean Alert
Chief Scientist: Clague, David
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Source Organization: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Start Date: 1998-02-25
End Date: 1998-02-26

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: MBARI 1998 Mapping Project
Instrument: Simrad EM300

Data Quality

Number of Files: 3
Number of Records: 3008
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 406080 100%
Number of Good Beams 368007 90.62%
Number of Zero Beams 24370 6.0%
Number of Flagged Beams 13703 3.37%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 2.1522 hours
Total Track Length: 45.2908 km
Average Speed: 21.044 km/hr (11.3629 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 21.251457
Southern Extent: 21.22152
Western Extent: -156.40623
Eastern Extent: -156.19324


Minimum Sonar Depth 2.25 Maximum Sonar Depth 9.37
Minimum Altitude 508.89 Maximum Altitude 1010.47
Minimum Depth 520.26 Maximum Depth 1456.44

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 2

Files File Size Description
mbari_1998_maui_72_msn.mb57.gz 14.25MB Simrad multibeam processing format
mbari_1998_maui_72_msnp.mb57.gz 14.29MB Simrad multibeam processing format

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
Maui_Multibeam.xml NGDC created ISO metadata