EM710 Water Column Sonar Data Collected During FK009B


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¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†description: ¬†The EM 710 multibeam echosounder is a high to very high resolution (up to 800 soundings per ping) seabed mapping system capable of meeting all relevant survey standards. The system configuration can be tailored to the user's requirement, allowing for choice of beam widths as well as transmission modes. The minimum survey depth is from less than 3 meters below the transducers, and the maximum depth is approximately 2000 meters, somewhat dependant upon array size. Across track coverage (maximum swath width 140√ɬā√ā¬ļ) is up to 5.5 times water depth, to a maximum survey depth more than 2000 meters. The along track beamwidth depends upon the chosen transmit transducer configuration with 0.5√ɬā√ā¬ļ, 1√ɬā√ā¬ļ and 2√ɬā√ā¬ļ available as standard. The receive beam width is either 1√ɬā√ā¬ļ or 2√ɬā√ā¬ļ depending on the chosen receive transducer. The EM 710 operates at sonar frequencies in the 70 to 100 kHz range. The transmit fan is divided into three sectors to maximize range capability, but also to suppress interference from multiples of strong bottom echoes. The sectors are transmitted sequentially within each ping, and uses distinct frequencies or waveforms.
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¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†description: ¬†R/V Falkor is an 82.9 m (272 ft) LOA ship originally built in 1981 in L√ɬÉ√ā¬É√ɬā√ā¬ľbeck, Germany as a fishery protection vessel. The ship went through an extensive refit from 2009 to early 2012, converting the ship to an oceanographic research vessel. Cruising range and endurance are estimated at 8,000 nautical miles and 28 days of steaming (fuel-limited) at a cruising speed of 12 knots. The Falkor is operated by the Schmidt Ocean Institute in support of oceanographic research projects that help expand the understanding of the world's oceans through technological advancements, intelligent observation and analysis, and open sharing of information.
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                organisationName:  Schmidt Ocean Institute
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                        voice:  415-975-4080
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                        deliveryPoint:  555 Bryant Street, #374
                        city:  Palo Alto
                        administrativeArea:  CA
                        postalCode:  94301
                        country:  USA
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                    title:  Simrad EK60 Echosounder
                    date: (inapplicable)
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                        code:  EK60
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                        organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
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                                voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                                facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                                deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                                city:  Horten
                                postalCode:  3191
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
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                                linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/A25148D8E9F00D0DC12570DE0050A7CB?OpenDocument
                                name:  Simrad EK60 Scientific echo sounder
                                description:  Information on the Simrad EK60 including file format documentation.
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                    code:  Simrad EK60
                type:  singlebeam
                description:  The Simrad EK60 Scientific Sounder system is a new generation fishery researchtool, based on experience from the EK500. The new electronic hardware is combined with up to date PC processing and Windows operation. The EK60 provides facilities for accurate echo sounding, data storage, data analysis and reporting results. The system communication is through Ethernet, which gives flexibility in the location of the EK60 system units and allows easy access to data from other instruments or stations on a vessel network. A post processing software, BI60, is also included in the EK60 system.
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                    title:  Knudsen CHIRP 3260
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  CHIRP 3260
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                        organisationName:  Knudsen Engineering Limited
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                                linkage: http://knudseneng.com/products/chirp_3260
                                name:  Chirp 3260 Echosounder
                                description:  Chirp 3260 Echosounder information
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                    code:  Knudsen CHIRP 3260
                type:  Echosounder
                description:  The Chirp 3260 is designed for full ocean depth work where high transmit output power is a requirement. The Chirp 3260's 5U rackmount case can be fitted with up to six 2kW transmitter modules to output up to 12kW of total system power. The most common arrangement used by the research community worldwide is one 3.5 kHz channel configured for 10KW paired together with a 2KW, 12 kHz channel.
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                    title:  Kongsberg EM302 Multibeam Echosounder
                    date: (unknown)
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                        code:  EM302
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                        organisationName:  Kongsberg Maritime
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                                voice:  +47 214 98 364
                                facsimile:  +47 322 85 014
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 483
                                deliveryPoint:  NO-3601
                                city:  Kongsberg
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  km.support@kongsberg.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: https://www.kongsberg.com/maritime/products/mapping-systems/mapping-systems/multibeam-echo-sounders/
                                name:  Kongsberg EM302 Multibeam Echosounder
                                description:  Kongsberg EM302 Multibeam Echosounder information
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                    code:  Kongsberg EM302
                type:  Multibeam Echosounder
                description:  The state of the art 30 kHz EM 302 deep water multibeam sonar is manufactured by Kongsberg, Inc of Norway. The EM 302 transducers are modular linear arrays in a Mills cross configuration with separate units for transmit and receive. This sonar offers significantly larger swath width, increased data density and resolution. Beam focusing is applied both during reception and transmission. The system has up to 288 beams / 432 soundings per swath with pointing angles automatically adjusted according to achievable coverage or operator defined limits. In multi-ping mode, 2 swaths are generated per ping cycle, with up to 864 soundings. With multi-ping the transmit fan is duplicated and transmitted with a small difference in along track tilt. The applied tilt takes into account depth, coverage and vessel speed to give a constant sounding separation along track. The beam spacing can be adjusted as equi-distant or equi-angular. EM 302 uses both CW pulses and FM sweep pulses with pulse compression on reception, in order to increase the maximum useful swath width. The transmit fan is split in several individual sectors with independent active steering according to accomplish compensation for the vessel movements: yaw, pitch and roll. The high density, high resolution, large coverage and water column capability makes EM 302 an ideal system to explore the sea bed and the water column for detection and characterization of a broad spectrum of features.