Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and the New York Bight
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2003_241

[ Get Data ]
[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: The Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and the New York
Bight provides a compilation of published and unpublished sediment texture and
contaminant data. This report provides maps of several of the contaminants in
the database as well as references and a section on using the data to assess
the environmental status of these coastal areas. The database contains
information collected between 1956-1997; providing an historical foundation for
future contaminant studies in the region.

[Summary provided by the USGS.]
Related URL
Description: Database files for Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and
the New York Bight.

Description: FGDC metadata on Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and the
New York Bight.
Multimedia Sample
Small multimedia sample image
View full image

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.44   S: 38.49   E: -71.0   W: -74.99
Min Altitude: -70.923330

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ellen L. Mecray, Jamey M. Reid, Mary E. Hastings, and Marilyn R. Buchholtz ten Brink
Dataset Title: Contaminated Sediments Database for Long Island Sound and the New York Bight
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-241/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1956-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Quality This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S.
Geological Survey editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic
code. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only
and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Although all data and
software released with this open file have been used by the USGS, no warranty,
expressed or implied, is made by the USGS as to the accuracy of the data and
related materials and (or) the functioning of the software.
Use Constraints Public domain data from the U.S. government is freely redistributable with
proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological
Survey (USGS) as the source of this information.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Woods Hole Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS WHSC COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PROGRAM
Phone: (508) 548-8700
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: PDF, Excel spreadsheet
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 508-548-8700 x2204
Fax: 508-457-2310
Email: jreid at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Science Center
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-22
[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site