Raw Side scan sonar data on Cochon, Kidney and Tussac Islands 2018

The sidescan imagery were collected between September and November 2018 using a Starfish towfish in the context of the DPUS065 Coastal Habitat Mapping project. The area surveyed is around Cochon, Kidney and the Tussac islands. The Starfish is the side scan sonar device used during the survey. The Tussac islands have been surveyed in their southern areas for about 3 km length and 230 metre width. The sea around Cochon island was surveyed uniformely about 500 metres from the coast. The data around Kidney are more scattered and present gaps above all on the eastern side of the island.

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Field Value
Last Updated December 14, 2020, 09:58 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:27 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category imagery base maps earth cover
Temporal Extent Start 2018-10-30
Temporal Extent End 2018-11-02
Dataset Reference Date 2018
Lineage The dataset is the collection of raw (.logdoc) sidescan data taken from a Starfish device towed by a small motor boat (Fram). Log sheets with information on duration of the tow, depth, boat speed and other parameters are provided with the data.
West Longitude 443652
South Latitude 4279333
East Longitude 450169
North Latitude 4283681
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: SAERI Mapping Falklands and South Georgia coastal margins for spatial planning project. A Darwin PLUS Initiative project funded by the UK government
Data Format logdoc
Update Frequency one off
Accuracy Approximaly 5 metres
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2020-01-23
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-SAERI-626

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