EM710

  • 2022 Sikuliaq EM302 / EM710 Calibration Report

    Cruise ID: SKQ202203S Multibeam System: EM302/EM710 Dates: April 11, 2021 • The University of Alaska’s UNOLS vessel R/V Sikuliaq (SKQ) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and a Seapath 320 positioning / attitude system. • During the 2021-22 winter maintenance period in Portland, OR, the Seapath MRU was calibrated by Kongsberg […]

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  • 2021 Sikuliaq QAT EM302 and EM710

    Cruise ID: SKQ202102SMultibeam System: EM302/EM710Dates: April 11, 2021 The University of Alaska’s UNOLS vessel R/V Sikuliaq (SKQ) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and a Seapath 320 positioning / attitude system The Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing. (QAT) of the ship’s EM302 and EM710 […]

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  • 2021 Kilo Moana QAT – EM122 and EM710

    Cruise ID: KM2104B Multibeam System: EM122/EM710Dates: May 14-15, 2021 The University of Hawaii’s UNOLS vessel R/V Kilo Moana (KM) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM122 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and an Applanix POS MV-320 v5 Ocean Master positioning / attitude system. The Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing (QAT) […]

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  • 2021 Sikualiaq EM302 and EM710 Calibration

    Cruise ID: SKQ202102SMultibeam System: EM302/EM710Dates: April 11, 2021 • The University of Alaska’s UNOLS vessel R/V Sikuliaq (SKQ) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and a Seapath 320 positioning / attitude system. • The Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing (QAT) of the ship’s EM302 […]

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  • 2016 Neil Armstrong Sea Acceptance Trails

    Cruise ID: AR03-01 Multibeam System: EM122/EM710 Dates: February 10-17, 2016  The R/V Neil Armstrong is a new vessel operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI)equipped with Kongsberg Maritime (KM) EM122 (12 kHz) and EM710 (70-100 kHz) multibeamechosounders. The hardware installation, calibration, software configuration, and performance of thesesystems were evaluated during a sea acceptance trial involving WHOI, KM, […]

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  • 2016 NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson SAT

    Vessel: Thomas JeffersonMultibeam System: EM2040/EM710Dates: October 14-20, 2016 A Kongsberg EM2040 multibeam and an EM710 MKII multibeam were installed aboard NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson during an extended shipyard period at the Coast Guard yard in Curtis Bay in Baltimore, MD during the spring and summer of 2016. After a short stay at the Atlantic Marine […]

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  • 2012 Falkor Multibeam Echosounder System Review

    Vessel: R/V Falkor Multibeam System: EM302/EM710 Dates: May 2012 RV Falkor is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime (KM) EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders (MBES). Both systems underwent Sea Acceptance Trials (SATs) in May 2012 in Sognefjord, Norway. The bathymetric and topographic constraints imposed by the fjord limited the ability to fully test the EM302. Additional system […]

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  • 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 system The Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing (QAT) of […]

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  • 2012 Kilo Moana Sea Acceptance Report

    Cruise ID: KM1212 Multibeam System: EM122/EM710 Dates: June 21-24, 2012 The EM122 and EM710 systems both appear to be configured correctly and, for the most part, adequately calibrated. Small MRU roll alignment residuals do exist and it is recommended that these be confirmed as soon as possible through acquisition of a pair of reciprocal survey […]

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  • 2020 Sikuliaq EM302/EM710 Calibration Report

    Cruise ID: SKQ202008S Multibeam System: EM302/EM710 Dates: June 24, 2020 The University of Alaska’s UNOLS vessel R/V Sikuliaq(SKQ) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and a Seapath320 positioning / attitude system The Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) was asked to assist with Quality Assurance Testing (QAT) of the ship’s EM302 and EM710 […]

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  • 2019 Sikuliaq Calibration Report

    Cruise ID: SKQ201907T Multibeam System: EM302/EM122Dates: January 18-21, 2021 The University of Alaska’s UNOLS vessel R/V Sikuliaq(SKQ) is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime EM302 and EM710 multibeam echosounders and a Seapath320 positioning / attitude system Attached Documents Report: Related Information Cruise Data at R2R

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  • 2012 Kilo Moana Quality Assurance Report

    Cruise ID: KM1204 Multibeam System: EM122/EM710 Dates: March 13-22, 2012 The point of the QAT visit was to help the host institution in developing protocols and practices that are conducive to the acquisition of high quality multibeam data. Even with a finely tuned and calibrated survey system, it is still possible to collect poor quality […]

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  • 2015 Nancy Foster Sonar Acceptance Report

    Vessel: R/V Nancy Foster Multibeam System: EM710 Dates: March 9-13, 2015 A Kongsberg EM710 MKII multibeam was installed aboard NOAA Ship Nancy Foster at GMD Shipyard in Brooklyn, NY in March of 2015. This system replaced the antiquated EM1002 and is the third EM710 installed on a NOAA ship. The MKII EM710 has an extended […]

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  • 2016 Sikuliaq Calibration Report

    Cruise ID: SKQ201602S Multibeam System: EM302/EM710Dates: March 7-12, 2016 The R/V Sikuliaq is equipped with Kongsberg Maritime (KM) EM302 (30 kHz) and EM710 (70-100 kHz) multibeam echosounders and a Seapath 320 positioning and attitude system with C-NAV DGNSS auxiliary input. These systems were reviewed by the Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) and personnel from NOAA, the […]

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  • 2015 NOAA Ship Fairweather SAT

    Vessel: R/V Fairweather Multibeam System: EM710 Dates: December 2014 A Kongsberg EM710 multibeam echosounder was installed on the NOAA Ship Fairweather by Bay Ship and Yacht Co. of Alameda, CA in December, 2014. This mapping sonar replaced a Reson 8160 and a Reson 7111. The performance of the EM710 was evaluated during sea‐trials from 9 […]

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  • 2019 Neil Armstrong EM122 and EM710 Calibration

    Cruise ID: AR42-02 Multibeam System: EM122/EM710 Dates: February 26-27 2020  Calibrations (‘patch tests’) were planned for the EM122 and EM710 multibeam echosounders on R/V NeilArmstrong during AR42-02 following the winter 2019-20 maintenance period. Calibration sites were developed opportunistically along a transit route in the vicinity of the western Florida escarpment. Attached Documents Report: Related Information Cruise Data […]

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  • 2014 Sikuliaq Acoustic Test Report

    Vessel: R/V SikuliaqMultibeam System: EM302/EM710Dates: September 12-18, 2014 Gates Acoustic Services was tasked by University of Alaska, Fairbanks, to investigate and quantify acoustic issues associated with operation of the R/V SIKULIAQ. An at-sea investigation was accomplished during ship operations in deep water out of San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 12-18, 2014. During the at […]

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  • 2014 Sikuliaq Sea Acceptance Report

    Cruise ID: SKQ201400L3Multibeam System: EM302/EM710Dates: August 9-18, 2014 The multibeam systems and attendant sensors on R/V Sikuliaq were successfully evaluated. The installation and integration of the systems is compliant with current best-practices and there are no major deficiencies that should hinder anticipated missions. Installation parameters and configurations of the systems have been verified and all […]

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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 NeilArmstrong 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 […]

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  • 2014 Falkor Spring Quality Assessment Report

    Vessel: R/V Falkor Multibeam System: EM302/EM710 Dates: February 4-7, 2014 The transducer impedances are similar to baseline measurements in 2012 and with those taken in 2013. Transducer conditions, based on these tests, are acceptable and there is no sign of degradation of the transducer arrays. Noise levels for the EM710 remain unchanged and very low. […]

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  • 2014 Falkor Fall Quality Assessment Report

    Vessel: R/V Falkor Multibeam System: EM710/EM302 Dates: September 22-24, 2014 The R/V Atlantis replaced its EM122 multibeam echosounder with an EM124 upgrade during the 2020-21 mThe EM302 and EM710 multibeams were successfully calibrated and verified for use with both the loaner Seapath MRU and the new POS MV. Angular offsets were small except for the […]

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  • 2013 Falkor Multibeam Echosounder System Review

    Vessel: R/V Falkor Multibeam System: EM710/EM302 Dates: April 2, 2012 The transducer impedances are similar to baseline measurements with exception of the EM710 transducer impedances. This latter potential issue is being examined with the manufacturer but we do not feel, after consultation with the manufacturer, that there is any cause for concern. Noise levels have […]

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  • 2013 NOAA Ship Rainier Multibeam System Review

    Vessel: RainierMultibeam System: EM710 Dates: June 2013 Sensor geometry reconfiguration was successfully completed and tested on Rainier and a 14 ms orientation time delay was applied in SIS to accommodate an observed latency in the transmission of motion data from the POSMV to SIS. We feel that these two modifications will improve the data quality […]

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