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SKQ201811S Backscatter:Acoustic
GeoPRISMS:Funded
Processed acoustic backscatter data from the Alaska-Aleutians area acquired during Sikuliaq cruise SKQ201811S (2018)
This data set was derived from Kongsberg EM302 multibeam sonar data acquired during the 2018 R/V Sikuliaq cruise SKQ201811S (Co-Chief Scientists: Spahr Webb and Lindsay Worthington. Investigators: Anne Becel, Anne Sheehan, William Danforth, Emma Myers, Peter Haeussler, Geoff Abers, Aubreya Adams, Emily Roland, Susan Schwartz, Donna Shillington, Spahr Webb, Douglas Wiens, Lindsay Worthington). The data files were processed in QPS FMGT (Geocoder Toolbox) and gridded at 100m cell resolution for the entire survey. The data files are in GeoTIFF grid format and contain acoustic backscatter intensity values ranging from 0 (black) – 255 (white). The data has been processed with the help of the Apply-to-Sail participants: Collin Brandl, Enrique Chon, David Heath, Robert Martin-Short, Kelly Olsen, and Holly Rotman. The data set was generated as part of the project called the Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment (AACSE). Funding was provided by NSF award OCE16-54568.
Danforth, William
Investigator
USGS
Becel, Anne
Investigator
LDEO
Sheehan, Anne
Investigator
University of Colorado at Boulder
Myers, Emma
Investigator
UW
Haeussler, Peter
Investigator
USGS
Abers, Geoffrey
Investigator
Cornell University
Adams, Aubreya
Investigator
Colgate University
Roland, Emily
Investigator
UW
Schwartz, Susan
Investigator
UCSC
Shillington, Donna
Investigator
NAU
Webb, Spahr
Investigator
LDEO
Wiens, Douglas
Investigator
WUSTL
Worthington, Lindsay
Investigator
UNM
Device Info
Sonar:Multibeam
Kongsberg:EM302
Platform
Sikuliaq
University of Alaska
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Quality
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The data have been processed/modified to a level beyond that of basic quality control (e.g. final processed sonar data, photo-mosaics).

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