MB-system - MB-system Seafloor Mapping Software


Program Description: MB-System is an open source software package for the processing and display of bathymetry and backscatter imagery data derived from multibeam, interferometry, and sidescan sonars. The source code for MB-System is freely available (for free) by anonymous ftp (including "point and click" access through these web pages)

Year Started: 1993.

Organization Description: MB-System was originally developed at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University (L-DEO) and is now a collaborative effort between the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) and L-DEO. This software is used by Hundreds of scientists.

Data Description: an open source software package

Project Type: Data Repository

Project Domains: Geosciences

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Federal Funding: NSF, NOAA

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