Details of Bathymetric survey on the tropical South Atlantic continental shelf


Dataset identification

Title of datasetBathymetric survey on the tropical South Atlantic continental shelf
Narrative summary of datasetThe bathymetric dataset was accumulated during twenty-two oceanographic research expeditions, with a 51 feet vessel between December 2016 and April 2017. The research expeditions covered a diverse array of transects with a total length of approximately 1,800 km. Important Note: This submission has been initially submitted to SEA scieNtific Open data Edition (SEANOE) publication service and received the recorded DOI. The metadata elements have been further processed (refined) in EMODnet Ingestion Service in order to conform with the Data Submission Service specifications.
Start date2016-12-01
End date2017-04-30

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameIfremer, Scientific Information Systems for the sea
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation
Organisation nameSEA scieNtific Open data Edition
Role of organisationPublisher
How to citeÁlvares-Da-Silva Orione (2019). Bathymetric survey on the tropical South Atlantic continental shelf. SEANOE.

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Date of original dataset publication2020-03-27
Dataset formatASC
Text or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary-6
Longitude east boundary-34
Latitude south boundary-8
Longitude west boundary-35
Sea areaSouth Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southwest Atlantic Ocean (20W)

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeinapplicable
ParameterBathymetry and Elevation
Instrument typesingle-beam echosounders
Data quality processing informationRaw data

Process information

Submitting organisationChico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation, Ministry of Environment
Submission identifier (UUID)a53ad03f-3631-6313-3135-000000061553
Date of dataset creation2019-01-01
Date of dataset revision2019-11-21
Date of metadata creation2020-1-27
Date of metadata latest revision2020-03-25
Date of publishing2020-03-27
Processing data centreHydrographic and oceanographic service of the French navy
Summary record-ID597