Multibeam Report for PPTU08WT

Ship Name: Thomas Washington
Chief Scientist: Yayanos, A.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Source Organization: University of California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC/SIO)
Start Date: 1986-03-25
End Date: 1986-04-22

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Multibeam Bathymetry

Cruise Details

Project: Papatua Expedition
Instrument: SeaBeam

Data Quality

Number of Files: 13
Number of Records: 174832
BATHYMETRY DATA Quantity Percentage
Number of Beams 3321808 100%
Number of Good Beams 2416973 72.76%
Number of Zero Beams 904835 27.24%
Number of Flagged Beams 0 0%

Navigation Totals

Total Time: 408.0306 hours
Total Track Length: 6581.1509 km
Average Speed: 16.129 km/hr (8.7090 knots)

Cruise Bounds

Northern Extent: 13.447268
Southern Extent: -1.327359
Western Extent: 121.16559
Eastern Extent: 144.59947


Minimum Sonar Depth 0 Maximum Sonar Depth 0
Minimum Altitude 0 Maximum Altitude 10621
Minimum Depth 6 Maximum Depth 10627

File Information

Full Resolution Bathymetry as collected (raw): 10

Files File Size Description
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr01 1.90MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr03 3.66MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr07 2.32MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr11 3.04MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr14 40.5KB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr17 0.75MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr20 2.07MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr22 1.57MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86apr24 0.53MB SIO merge Sea Beam
PPTU08WT.SBM.86mar29 0.87MB SIO merge Sea Beam

Metadata Files: 1

Files File Size Description
PPTU08WT_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)