NOAA Patch Test Documentation [Deprecated]

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey directs field programs for ship- and shore-based hydrographic survey units; develops hydrographic survey specifications; conducts technological development and application programs to increase efficiency in survey data acquisition, data processing, and chart production; and carries out research to develop techniques and methods for accomplishing these objectives.To learn more, visit: For information about Patch Test Procedures, see:Specs and deliverables (section Procedure Manual (section  

2020 Kilo Moana EM122/EM710 QAT

Cruise ID: KM2008B Multibeam System: EM122/EM710 Dates: July 28, 2020 The University of Hawaii’s UNOLS vessel R/V Kilo Moana(KM) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM122 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and an ApplanixPOS MV-320 v5 Ocean Master positioning / attitude systemThe Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing (QAT) of the ship’s multibeam echosoundersahead of the 2020 field season; due to widespread travel restrictions, MAC personnel provided remote support for line planning and data analysis from shore Attached Documents Report: KM_2020_EM122_EM710_QAT_report_v1p0Download Related Information Cruise Data at R2R