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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Mapping Systems

Data Processing and Interpretation

1. Data Acquisition

Sidescan sonar
Swath Bathymetry and Backscatter
Seismic Reflection

examples of data aquisition

2. Data Processing

Variety of in-house &
commercial software
Data Integration & Compilation

examples of data processing

3. Data Interpretation

Integration of geophysical and ground-truth data to define geologic framework

example of data interpretation


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