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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
Ground-Truth

examples of data aquisition

2. Data Processing

Variety of in-house &
commercial software
GIS
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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