Marine Geoscience Data System
Arctic_MBARI Bathymetry
Processed bathymetry data (GeoTIFF images) acquired near-bottom in 2013 on the continental slope of the Canadian Beaufort Sea with MBARI mapping AUV on several Arctic Ocean missions
This high-resolution gridded bathymetry data set was acquired with a Reson SeaBat 7125 Multibeam sonar system in 2013 on MBARI Mapping AUV mission 20131002m1. The file is in GeoTIFF image format, is projected in UTM coordinates (Zone 8N), and was processed using the open-source MB-System multibeam sonar processing software. The grid has 4-meter horizontal resolution. The AUV survey mission was conducted during CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier IOS cruise 2013-22 in the Beaufort Sea (Cruise Chief Scientist - Humfrey Melling, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada; project PI - Charlie Paull and investigators: Dr. David Caress and Eve Lundsten, MBARI). Data were acquired as part of a collaborative research project between MBARI, the Geological Survey of Canada, and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Funding for the AUV mapping was provided from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
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Reson:SeaBat 7125
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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