OMG Swath Gridded Multibeam Echo Sounding (MBES) Bathymetry

(OMG_L2_Bathy_MBES_Gridded)
Version1
Processing Level2
Start/Stop Date2015-Jul-25 to 2021-Aug-31
Short NameOMG_L2_Bathy_MBES_Gridded
DescriptionThis dataset contains level 2 in situ depth measurements from Multibeam Echo Sounder System (MBES) instruments. These depths were used to map the bathymetry around ocean terminating glaciers of Greenland. The bathymetry mapping is part of the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project. The goal of the project is to find out what contributions the ocean has on Greenland's melting glaciers. The MBES was onboard a ship so the tracks are not of a swath, but less regularly patterned as the ship is limited as to where it can traverse due to floating glaciers, ice cover and general weather conditions. Bathymetry was also measured with the Singlebeam Echo Sounder System (SBES) in areas where the MBES could not go, but has less spatial coverage.
DOI10.5067/OMGEV-MBES1
MeasurementOCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > BATHYMETRY
Swath Width55.8 km
Platform/Sensor
OMGSHIP_MBES
Platform
Name: OMG Vessels (OMGSHIP_MBES)
Orbit Period: 0.0 minutes
Inclination Angle: 0.0 degrees
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MBES
SENSOR
Name: Multibeam Echo Sounder System (MBES)
Swath Width: 55.8 kilometers
Description: Spacecraft angular distance from orbital plane relative to the Equator.

ProjectOceans Melting Greenland (OMG)
Data ProviderPublisher: NASA/JPL/OMG
Creator: OMG
Release Place: NASA/JPL
Release Date: 2019-Jun-07

FormatnetCDF-4
Questions related to this dataset? Contact podaac@podaac.jpl.nasa.gov
Resolution
Spatial Resolution:
 
Coverage
Region: NORTH AMERICA
Region: NORTH AMERICA
North Bounding Coordinate: 83.6 degrees
South Bounding Coordinate: 59.1 degrees
West Bounding Coordinate: -73.6 degrees
East Bounding Coordinate: -6.9 degrees
Time Span: 2015-Jul-25 to 2021-Aug-31
Granule Time Span: 2015-Jul-25 to 2021-Aug-29
Swath Width: 55.8 km
 
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Citation OMG. 2019. OMG Swath Gridded Multibeam Echo Sounding (MBES) Bathymetry. Ver. 1. PO.DAAC, CA, USA. Dataset accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at https://doi.org/10.5067/OMGEV-MBES1

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Journal Reference Fenty, I., J.K. Willis, A. Khazendar, S. Dinardo, R. Forsberg, I. Fukumori, D. Holland, M. Jakobsson, D. Moller, J. Morison, A. Meunchow, E. Rignot, M. Schodlock, A.F. Thompson, K. Tino, M. Rutherford, and N. Trenholm. 2016. Oceans Melting Greenland: Early results from NASA's ocean-ice mission in Greenland. Oceanography 29(4):72-83, https://doi.org/10.5670/ocean.2016.100

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