Development of a Seabed Mapping System using SeaBeam2000 Multibeam Echo Sounder Data

SeaBeam2000 다중빔 음향측심기를 이용한 해저면 맵핑시스템 개발

  • 박요섭 (인하대학교 자동화공학과 Machine Vision 연구실) ;
  • 김학일 (인하대학교 자동화공학과 Machine Vision 연구실) ;
  • 이용국 (한국해양연구소 해양지구물리 연구그룹) ;
  • 석봉출 (한국해양연구소 해양지구물리 연구그룹)
  • Published : 1995.12.01

Abstract

SeaBeam2000, a multibeam echo sounder, is a new generation seabed mapping system of which a single swath covers an angular range of -60.deg. to 60.deg. from the vertical direction with 121 beams. It provides high-density and high-quality bathymetric data along with sidescan acoustic data. The purpose of the research is to develop a system for processing multibeam underwater acoustic and bathymetric data using digital signal processing techniques. Recently obtained multibeam echo sounder data covering a survey area in the East Sea of Korea ($37{\circ}$.00'N to $37{\circ}$30'N and $129{\circ}$40'E to $130{\circ}$30'E) are preliminarily processed using the developed system and reproduced in the raster image format as well as three dimensionally visualized form.

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