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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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