Multibeam bathymetry processed data (Kongsberg EM 122 working area dataset) of RV MARIA S. MERIAN during cruise MSM86


The hydroacoustic surveys carried out during MARIA S. MERIAN cruise MSM86 were aimed to acquire detailed information of the areas of interest (Boyd Seamount; Logi Ridge; Vesteris; Vestnesa Ridge) with respect to backscatter and bathymetry. During MARIA S. MERIAN cruise MSM86, the Kongsberg EM 122 multibeam echosounder was operating almost continuously. Hydroacoustic surveys were usually conducted with a vessel speed of maximum 6 kn, while for some few sub-bottom profiles, a reduced speed of about 4 kn was applied. During transits the vessel speed was increased to 8-12 kn, depending on weather conditions. Sound velocity profiles were uploaded into the recording system online. Data has been processed according to the MB-System standard processing sequence.

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Creator Bach, Wolfgang ORCID logo; Thal, Janis ORCID logo; Kramer, Laura; Strack, Anne (ORCID: 0000-0003-4748-528X)
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2024
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International; Data access is restricted (moratorium, sensitive data, license constraints);
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Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 311 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (10.715W, 78.127S, 10.860E, 78.161N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2019-08-18T15:22:52Z
Temporal Coverage End 2019-08-18T15:52:51Z