Hydrographic Surveys for Selected Locations Within the United States
Entry ID: hydro_bathy_2006

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Summary
Abstract: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has the
statutory mandate to collect hydrographic data to support the compilation of
nautical charts and for safe navigation and to provide basic data for
engineering, scientific and other commercial and industrial activities.
Hydrographic survey data consists primarily of water depths but also includes
features (rocks, wrecks, etc.), ... View entire text

Purpose: The primary purpose of high-resolution multibeam bathymetry is to
support safe navigation. However, it can also be valuable to a variety of other
users including the coastal stewardship community, geologists, mathematical
modelers and habitat researchers.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 22.0   E: -64.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Hydrographic Surveys Division (HSD).
Dataset Title: Hydrographic Surveys for Selected Locations Within the United States
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
Online Resource: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsd/survey_data.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-10-01
Stop Date: 2006-09-30
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: These data are not for navigational purposes. While
every effort will be made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable,
NOAA assumes no liability for any damage caused by any errors or omission in
the data.
Use Constraints Not for navigation
Data Set Progress
PLANNED
Data Center
Coastal Services Center, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.csc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA) NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE (NOS) OFFICE OF COAST SURVEY (OCS), HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS DIVISION
Phone: 301-713-2700
Email: jerry.mills at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1315 East - West Highway - N/CS3
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-713-2700
Email: jerry.mills at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
1315 East - West Highway - N/CS3
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-23
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