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Thomas G. Thompson

2018 Thompson EM302 SAT Report

Multibeam System:




Conducted January 8-12, 2018 to test the new Kongsberg EM302 (upgraded from EM300) and Applanix POS MV V5.

Thompson 2010 Sea Acceptance Report



A sea acceptance trial (SAT) was conducted to evaluate the performance of the EM302 multibeam echosounder (MBES) onboard the R/V Thomas G. Thompson in October 2010 off the coast of Washington state. Excellent sea conditions permitted continuous acquisition with all planned survey sites being successfully mapped. It is the intent of this report to document the results of the SAT and to provide recommendations on further improvements that can be made to maximize the performance and accuracy of the system for both bathymetric and acoustic backscatter measurements.

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