Home > Explore Data & Reports > Water depth and acoustic backscatter data collected from Nancy Foster in Caribbean Sea, offshore of Cabo San Juan from 2012-04-03 to 2012-04-20 (NCEI Accession 0131856)

Citation:

Battista, T.A. 2015. Water depth and acoustic backscatter data collected from Nancy Foster in Caribbean Sea, offshore of Cabo San Juan from 2012-04-03 to 2012-04-20 (NCEI Accession 0131856). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset.

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NCEI Data Archive Accession

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The Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA) conducted the ninth year of an ongoing scientific research mission on board NOAA Ship Nancy Foster from April 3 to April 20, 2012. The objective of this project was to collect a multibeam bathymetric dataset with 100 percent seafloor ensonification, along with multibeam backscatter suitable for seafloor characterization in a high-priority conservation area. This report applies to surveys W00221 and W00222 that took place northwest of the Isla De Culebra.

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