List of Archived Data Types

The list below includes all data types that are archived from an Okeanos Explorer cruise. Please note that certain geospatial data related to submerged cultural heritage sites may be restricted and unavailable for download.

Archived data is typically available within one to six months after a cruise is completed.  The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) data management team also creates ISO standard metadata for all Okeanos Explorer data housed in the archives.

Data Type Archive Center
Raw multibeam track files National Geophysical Data Center
Quality-control checked multibeam track files National Geophysical Data Center
Bathymetric products National Geophysical Data Center
Multibeam summary reports National Geophysical Data Center
Raw singlebeam data National Geophysical Data Center
Water column sonar data National Geophysical Data Center
Sub bottom profiler data National Geophysical Data Center
Water column profile data (used for multibeam calibration) National Geophysical Data Center
Shipboard oceanographic and meteorological sensor data National Oceanographic Data Center
Ship navigation data National Oceanographic Data Center
XBT cast data National Oceanographic Data Center
Sound velocity data National Oceanographic Data Center
CTD cast data National Oceanographic Data Center
CTD summary forms National Oceanographic Data Center
ROV collected still imagery NOAA Central Library
ROV collected video clips NOAA Central Library
ROV dive tracks National Oceanographic Data Center
ROV dive summary forms National Oceanographic Data Center
Project instructions document NOAA Central Library
Data management plans NOAA Central Library

 


 

The OER data management team is committed to providing the reliable, timely access to data produced on board the Okeanos Explorer. They are continuously working with the NOAA archives to expand the types of data available and the ease of access. If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact them at oer.info.mgmt@noaa.gov.

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