Fathom Five National Marine Park

Multibeam Fly-Through's

The following animations were created from multibeam data collected at the Fathom Five National Marine Park  in Canada. The data were collected by the Canadian Hydrographic Service and the Geological Survey of Canada for Parks Canada.

The data were processed using open source software including MB-System and GRASS. The fly-through animations were created with a customized version of the GRASS 3D viewer.

1. Flight Along the Niagara Escarpment

This clip flies along the Niagara Escarpment past 2 ancient waterfalls (now completely submerged).

2. Flight Along a Bedrock Popup

This clip flies along a bedrock popup east of Flowerpot Island.

3. A Multibeam Fly-Through in Georgian Bay using NASA World Wind

The following example shows high resolution multibeam data and imagery embedded in the NASA World Wind Viewer. The viewer is a custom application developed by Tekmap Consulting using the World Wind SDK (http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/java/).

The multibeam data was collected by the Canadian Hydrographic Service and the Geological Survey of Canada for the Fathom Five National Marine Park (Parks Canada). The depth range of the multibeam data is 2 to 175 m. The vertical exaggeration is 2x.

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