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2019 Neil Armstrong EM710 Calibration

Cruise ID: AR41 
Multibeam System: EM710 
Dates: November 18-22, 2019 

Calibrations (‘patch tests’) were planned for the EM710 and EM122 multibeam echosounders on R/V Neil
Armstrong in the vicinity of the continental shelf break south of WHOI for opportunistic testing in 2019. These tests were scheduled for AR41 in November; due to elevated sea state, AR41 was shortened and the EM122 calibration was removed from the schedule. After review of the system geometry and POS MV GAMS antenna calibration, the EM710 patch test was performed amid other science goals in the condensed schedule…

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