Multibeam Report for PPTU03WT

Ship Name: Thomas Washington
Chief Scientist: Mammerickx, Jacqueline
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
Start Date: 1985-11-21
End Date: 1985-12-26

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Papatua Expedition
Instrument: SeaBeam

Data Quality

Number of Files: 21
Number of Records: 399192
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 7584648 100%
Number of Good Beams 5399363 71.19%
Number of Zero Beams 2183740 28.79%
Number of Flagged Beams 1545 0.02%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 835.3918 hours
Total Track Length: 16464.5382 km
Average Speed: 19.709 km/hr (10.6420 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 18.955502
Southern Extent: -14.958575
Western Extent: -170.77315
Eastern Extent: -104.45187


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 18197
Minimum Depth 283 Maximum Depth 14571

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 18

Files File Size Description
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec01 2.43MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec03 2.55MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec05 2.26MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec07 2.55MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec09 2.31MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec11 2.08MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec13 2.10MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec15 2.16MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec17 1.93MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec19 1.92MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec21 1.85MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec23 1.68MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec25 2.23MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85dec26 1.66MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85nov23 2.27MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85nov25 1.66MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85nov27 2.31MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU03WT.SBM.85nov29 2.28MB SIO merge Sea Beam

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
PPTU03WT_Multibeam.xml NGDC created ISO metadata

Ancillary Files: 2

Files File Size Description
support.tar.gz 1.21MB Supporting data
svp.tar.gz 50.5KB Sound Speed Profiles (SSP or SVP)