Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 461–469, 2017
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 461–469, 2017

Brief communication 21 Jul 2017

Brief communication | 21 Jul 2017

Seabed images from Southern Ocean shelf regions off the northern Antarctic Peninsula and in the southeastern Weddell Sea

Dieter Piepenburg et al.

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An ocean floor observation system (OFOS) was used to collect seabed imagery on two cruises of the RV Polarstern, ANT-XXIX/3 (PS81) to the Antarctic Peninsula from January to March 2013 and ANT-XXXI/2 (PS96) to the Weddell Sea from December 2015 to February 2016. We report on the image and data collections gathered during these cruises. Seabed images, including metadata, are available from the data publisher PANGAEA via (PS81) and (PS96).