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Backscatter grids of Jervis Bay

Geoscience Australia carried out marine surveys in Jervis Bay (NSW) in 2007, 2008 and 2009 (GA303, GA305, GA309, GA312) to map seabed bathymetry and characterise benthic environments through colocated sampling of surface sediments (for textural and biogeochemical analysis) and infauna, observation of benthic habitats using underwater towed video and stills photography, and measurement of ocean tides and wavegenerated currents. Data and samples were acquired using the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Research Vessel Kimbla. Bathymetric mapping, sampling and tide/wave measurement were concentrated in a 3x5 km survey grid (named Darling Road Grid, DRG) within the southern part of the Jervis Bay, incorporating the bay entrance. Additional sampling and stills photography plus bathymetric mapping along transits was undertaken at representative habitat types outside the DRG.

The datasets contain 6 backscatter grids of the Jarvis Bay produced from the processed EM3002 and EM3002D backscatter data of the survey area using the CMST-GA MB Process. Please see the metadata for more information.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title Backscatter grids of Jervis Bay
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency asNeeded
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/85a2502c-83b0-4f22-9b0e-4db5b11974ac
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-06-24
Contact Point
Geoscience Australia
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Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[150.6, -35.22], [150.87, -35.22], [150.87, -35.0], [150.6, -35.0], [150.6, -35.22]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Oceans Data Network CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency Geoscience Australia
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