Multibeam Report for PPTU05WT

Ship Name: Thomas Washington
Chief Scientist: Craig, H.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
Start Date: 1986-01-31
End Date: 1986-02-13

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Papatua Expedition
Instrument: SeaBeam

Data Quality

Number of Files: 11
Number of Records: 209264
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 3976016 100%
Number of Good Beams 2698558 67.87%
Number of Zero Beams 1277458 32.13%
Number of Flagged Beams 0 0%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 305.1222 hours
Total Track Length: 4879.6116 km
Average Speed: 15.992 km/hr (8.6350 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: -32.07566
Southern Extent: -36.07973
Western Extent: 176.08405
Eastern Extent: 179.999


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 3967
Minimum Depth 1 Maximum Depth 3967

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 8

Files File Size Description
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb02 1.92MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb04 3.09MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb06 3.09MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb08 3.62MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb10 3.38MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb12 2.47MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb13 1.40MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU05WT.SBM.86feb13.1 1.06MB SIO merge Sea Beam

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
PPTU05WT_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)