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) of the ship’s multibeam echosounders ahead of the 2021 field season after factory service and re-installation of the IMU Attached Documents Report: Kilo_Moana_2021_EM122_EM710_QAT_report_v1p0Download Related Information Cruise Data at R2R

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 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

2017 Kilo Moana Quality Assessment Visit

Cruise ID: KM1711 Multibeam System: EM122 Dates: July 24-26, 2017 During the late fall of 2016 and spring of 2017 the University of Hawaii’s Ocean Technology Group (OTG) submitted bathymetric data, screen shots (Figure 1), and built in self-test (BIST) data to the Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) and to Gates Acoustic documenting pervasive noise which was affecting the R/V Kilo Moana’s Kongsberg EM122 multibeam echosounder system’s (MBES) ability to collect high-quality bathymetric data.

2015 Kilo Moana EM122 MBES Review

Cruise ID: KM1514 Multibeam System: EM122 Dates: August 9-13, 2015 The R/V Kilo Moana undertook an engineering shakedown leg (KM1514) in order to assess acoustic noise issues documented during the KM1505 Quality Assessment Visit (QAT) conducted by the Multibeam Advisory Committee (MAC) in April, 2015 and documented in that report (see R/V Kilo Moana, EM122 and EM710 Multibeam Echosounder System Review, KM1505 April 28 – 30, 2015).