Multibeam collection for MGLN35MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 23-Mar-08 to 02-Apr-08, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan to Apra, Guam


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            title:  Multibeam collection for MGLN35MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 23-Mar-08 to 02-Apr-08, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan to Apra, Guam
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        purpose:  The intent of these data is to make high-resolution bathymetry available to the public for a wide variety of uses such as research and Earth Science analysis. These data are not intended to be used for navigation. Nautical charts produced and certified by NOAA should be used for navigational purposes. For more information on NOAA's nautical charts, go to NOAA's Office of Coast Survey website
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            otherConstraints:  Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
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            useLimitation:  Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
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            useLimitation:  These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) (2008): Multibeam collection for MGLN35MV: Multibeam data collected aboard Melville from 23-Mar-08 to 02-Apr-08, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan to Apra, Guam. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. [url], [access date].
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        abstract:  This map service shows ship tracks for multibeam bathymetric surveys archived at NCEI. Attributes are available such as platform name, survey start/end dates, source organization, and links to metadata and data download pages.
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                fees:  In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
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                    protocol:  https
                    name:  Metadata Landing Page
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/multibeam.html
                    name:  Multibeam Bathymetry
                    description:  Information about and access to multibeam bathymetric data at NCEI
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/
                    name:  Bathymetric Data Viewer
                    description:  Map viewer for discovery of bathymetric data - including multibeam sonar data
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ships/melville/MGLN35MV_mb.html
                    name:  NCEI Multibeam Cruise Landing Page
                    description:  Information regarding multibeam data collection from cruise - including cruise metadata and download access
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
            distributorTransferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
                onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                    linkage: https://data.ngdc.noaa.gov/platforms/ocean/ships/melville/MGLN35MV/multibeam/data/version1/MB/
                    name:  Cruise File List
                    description:  List of cruise related files available for download
                    function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) series
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            statement:  Multibeam data is collected by vessels of varying characteristics including ships, small boats, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NGDC) archive raw data, processed data, and associated products. All data and products are made available to the public via NCEI's map services and search interfaces.
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) repository
            levelDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
                other:  NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-04-22T00:00:00
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  Simrad EM120
            type: (inapplicable)
            description:  Multibeam Sonar
        operation:  (MI_Operation)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  MGLN35MV
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
            parentOperation: (inapplicable)
        platform:  (MI_Platform)
            identifier:  (RS_Identifier)
                code:  Melville
            description: (unknown)
            instrument: (unknown)