Echoview training course (San Diego 10-12 Feb 2016)

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Echoview training course (San Diego 10-12 Feb 2016) by Mind Map: Echoview training course (San Diego 10-12 Feb 2016)

1. Learning modules

1.1. Echoview features

1.1.1. Overview

1.1.2. Guidelines

1.1.3. Topics Echoview data model/hierarchy Echoview EV file(s) Fileset(s) Data file(s) Raw variable(s) Virtual variable(s) Properties dialog boxes Echoview Configuration EV File Properties etc. Dataflow window Modules Operators Data types Sv Linear etc. Grids (cells) Lines & line types Raw Editable Virtual Regions Types Classes Special values -999 'No data' etc. Transducer geometry Calibration settings Auto-calibration ECS files Analysis Analysis domains On-screen analysis Export analysis

1.2. Hydroacoustic theory

1.2.1. Overview

1.2.2. Guidelines

1.2.3. Topics Sound in water Vibration/oscillation and waves Pressure (in Pa), power (in W) and intensity (in W m-2) Scattering Transducers The piezoelectric effect Piezoelectric materials (ceramic, composite) Tonpilz elements (singing mushrooms) Beam pattern Equivalent beam width (ideal beam) The sonar equation The transmitted pulse (source level) Transmission loss Backscatter Time-varied gain (TVG) Scattering quantities Volume backscattering coefficient (sv) and volume backscattering strength (Sv or MVBS) Backscattering cross-section (sigma bs) and target strength (TS) Area backscattering coefficient (sa) and nautical area scattering coefficient (sA or NASC) TVG revisited Point scattering (40logR) Volume scattering (20logR)

1.3. Workflow

1.3.1. Overview

1.3.2. Guidelines

1.3.3. Topics Explore Data support Fileset(s) Dataflows & operators Windows & menus Navigation & selection tools Data views On-screen analyses Logging, live viewing & live export GoTo, skip-to-feature & integrams Calibrate GPS Transducer geometry Power to Sv and TS Auto-calibration Echoview Calibration Supplement (ECS) files Clean Data manipulation & filtering Background noise Intermittent noise Attenuated signal Background signal (imaging sonar) Detect Bottom detection & editing Cells (grids, intervals & EDSUs) Single-target detection Single-target tracking Aggregation detection Aggregation tracking Submerged aquatic vegetation Classify Objects in the water column Bottom types Characterise Biomass density Aggregation characteristics (echo-trace classification) The deadzone Sounder characteristics (calibration parameters) Automate Echoview templates (EV files) Scripting via COM objects

2. Exercises

2.1. 1. Explore

2.2. 2. Calibrate

2.3. 3. Clean

2.4. 4. Detect

2.5. 5. Classify

2.6. 6. Characterise

3. Useful resources

3.1. Echoview keyboard shortcuts

3.2. Echoview modules

3.2.1. Echoview 6.1 and older

3.2.2. Echoview 7

3.3. Echoview operators and licencing

3.4. Supported sounders

3.5. Echoview technical support

3.6. Definitions and symbols in fisheries acoustics

4. Participants

4.1. Trainer

4.1.1. Toby Jarvis

4.2. Attendees

4.2.1. Danial Palance

4.2.2. Suzanne Manugian

4.2.3. Whitney Friedman

4.2.4. Ilysa Iglesias

4.2.5. Simone Baumann-Pickering

4.2.6. Ashlyn Giddings

4.2.7. Eadoh Reshef

4.2.8. Jennifer Trickey

4.2.9. Anne Simonis

5. Agenda

5.1. Wed 10th Feb 2016

5.1.1. 09:00-10:30 Setup Introductions Overview

5.1.2. 11:00-12:30 Echoview features

5.1.3. 13:30-15:00 Hydroacoustic theory

5.1.4. 15:30-17:00 Explore

5.2. Thu 11th Feb 2016

5.2.1. 09:00-10:30 Calibrate

5.2.2. 11:00-12:30 Clean

5.2.3. 13:30-15:00 Detect (pt1)

5.2.4. 15:30-17:00 Detect (pt2)

5.3. Fri 12th Feb 2016

5.3.1. 09:00-10:30 Classify (pt1)

5.3.2. 11:00-12:30 Classify (pt2)

5.3.3. 13:30-15:00 Characterise (pt1)

5.3.4. 15:30-17:00 Characterise (pt2)