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Backscatter grid of the northern side of the Darling Road survey area of Jervis Bay

Australian Ocean Data Network
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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. north1_1m is an ArcGIS layer of the backscatter grid of the northern side of the Darling Road survey area produced from the processed EM3002 and EM3002D backscatter data of the survey area using the CMST-GA MB Process This dataset is a contribution to the CERF Marine Biodiversity Hub.

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The grid values are basically the average values of the processed backscatter point data within each grid cell of predefined size
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