Dataset description: mb_backgs10m

10-m resolution gray-scale image of multibeam backscatter intensity in Massachusetts Bay. Also available from the series report in 20m and 30m resolutions.
Version1
Keywordsmultibeam sonar, image mosaics, sea-floor acoustic reflectivity, geospatial datasets, marine geophysics
FormatTIFF; TFW
Amount58 MB

Contacts

Activities and equipment

ActivityEquipment
1995-013-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter
1996-032-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter
1996-043-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter
1997-035-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter
1998-015-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter
1994-008-FASimrad EM 1000
Multibeam echo sounder, 95 kHz, acquires bathymetry and backscatter

Geometries linked to this dataset

MapNameDescription
Mapmassbay_footprintFootprint of multibeam bathymetry data collected in Massachusetts Bay. The area covered includes western Massachusetts Bay as well as Stellwagen Bank and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.