This record describes scientific split-beam echosounder data collected on RV Investigator research charter, IN2015_C01, 'GAB deep water geological and benthic ecology program' which departed Hobart on the 25 October and returned to Port Lincoln on the 28 November. A short sea trial voyage (October 22 - 25, Hobart - Hobart) was undertaken prior to the charter. Data for those days is also included in this data set.
The Simrad EK60 split beam echosounders 18, 38, 70 120, 200 and 333 kHz were used to acquire acoustic backscatter data during the voyage.
Data are stored in *.raw, *.bot and *.idx format at CSIRO. There are 6795 files totalling 102 GB of raw data in this dataset.
No processing has been conducted on this data.
Additional information regarding this dataset is contained in the GSM data acquisition and processing report. Additional data products may be available on request.