Predicted tides were applied to the data in real time using tide zoning and predicted tides supplied by NOAA's National Ocean Service Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS). At Kure Atoll, Sand Island (1619910) predicted tides were used in zone HI48. At Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Sand Island (1619910) predicted tides were used in zones HI46 and HI47. At Kauai Island, Nawiliwili (1611400) predicted tides were used in zones HI137, HI138, and HI139.
Horizontal accuracy is 20m (no differential GPS correctors applied), vertical accuracy is depth dependent (~1% of water depth), WGS84 datum. These data are not to be used for navigation. Depths mapped range from 10 - 300 m. The AHI was deployed from the NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai and concurrent mapping was done using the Simrad EM300 and EM3002D sonars aboard the ship; metadata for HI-06-09 are submitted separately.
The AHI's equipment serial numbers, software versions and sensor configuration settings are as follows:
RESON 8101-ER multibeam echosounder Transducer serial #: 201004 Firmware, dry: 8101-2.07-2D4D Firmware, wet: 8101-1.06-2F6B
R/V AHI POS/MV Model 320, version 3 PCS serial #: 474 IMU serial #: 203 Controller software: v 2.1 PCS Firmware: 2.16
Seabird SBE19 CTD: Serial #: 3029
R/V AHI Lever Arm Distances and Alignment Offsets: The R/V AHI Reference Point (RP) is defined to be the intersection of the vessel's centerline, the cabin deck and the bulkhead immediately aft of the transducer. This is marked by a punch in the deck weld at that location. Positive X means the point is forward of the RP, positive Y means the point is to starboard of the RP, positive Z means the point is below the RP. The loaded waterline is defined as the intersection of the vessel's performance wing with the hull at the transom.
POS/MV Settings: RP to IMU, m 0.80 0.00 0.08 RP to Primary GPS(port),m 0.85 -0.50 -2.29 RP to Vessel, m 0.16 0.00 0.77 IMU w.r.t. Ref. Frame, deg 0.00 0.00 0.00 RP to Heave lever arm, m -0.67 0.00 0.00 RP to Sensor 1(MB transducer), m 0.16 0.00 0.77 RP to Sensor 2 0 0 0 Sensor 1 rotation Ref. Frame, deg 0 0 0 Sensor 2 rotation Ref. Frame, deg 0 0 0 Antenna Baseline Distance: 1.229
ISS2000 Settings for RESON DTC: Roll Bias, deg 0.15 Pitch Bias, deg 0.025 Gyro Bias, deg 0.0 Transducer depth, m 0.62
Resource Description: Reson 8101ER Multibeam Sonar Data from Cruise AHI-06-09 (R/V AHI)
Data Format - Generic Sensor Format, as described in <http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/pi/MB-System/formatdoc/gsf_spec.pdf>