Multibeam Report for Tran2mon

Ship Name: Ocean Alert
Chief Scientist: Clague, David
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Source Organization: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Start Date: 1998-05-29
End Date: 1998-05-30

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: MBARI 1998 Mapping Project
Instrument: Simrad EM300

Data Quality

Number of Files: 5
Number of Records: 6531
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 881685 100%
Number of Good Beams 501183 56.84%
Number of Zero Beams 210243 23.85%
Number of Flagged Beams 170259 19.31%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 12.5 hours
Total Track Length: 270.5955 km
Average Speed: 21.648 km/hr (11.6890 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 36.85396
Southern Extent: 36.49872
Western Extent: -125.030716
Eastern Extent: -123.15731


Minimum Sonar Depth 3.48 Maximum Sonar Depth 7.3
Minimum Altitude 2807.65 Maximum Altitude 5671.01
Minimum Depth 2559.19 Maximum Depth 5753.63

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 4

Files File Size Description
mbari_1998_722_msn.mb57.gz 7.59MB Simrad multibeam processing format
mbari_1998_722_msne.mb57.gz 7.39MB Simrad multibeam processing format
mbari_1998_722_msnp.mb57.gz 7.39MB Simrad multibeam processing format
mbari_1998_723_msn.mb57.gz 21.94MB Simrad multibeam processing format

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
Tran2mon_Multibeam.xml NGDC created ISO metadata