USGS benthic foraminiferal samples (1996 - 1997) from Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_00304_USGS9697

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Summary
Abstract: The purpose of this layer is to disseminate a digital version of the
location of benthic foraminiferal samples and population data
collected and analyzed by the USGS during the time period of 1996 -
1997 in Long Island Sound.

This GIS layer contains a point overlay showing the the population of
benthic foraminiferain samples collected during the time period of
1996 - 1997 by the USGS.
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Description: Access to OFR-304 data files
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Multimedia Sample
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Description:  image showing the extent of the GIS layer and the
distribution of benthic foraminiferal samples collected
during the time period of 1996 - 1997 by the USGS in Long
Island Sound

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.27   S: 40.88   E: -72.41   W: -73.75

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ellen Thomas (ed.)
Dataset Title: USGS benthic foraminiferal samples (1996 - 1997)
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Woods Hole, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Issue Identification: OFR 00-304
Other Citation Details: In Paskevich, V. and L. J. Poppe, eds., 2000, Open-File Report 00-304
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/openfile/of00-304/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
USGS_OFR_00304

Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 4000 m
Longitude Resolution: 8500 m
Vertical Resolution: 2 m
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
GRAB SAMPLERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Wesleyan University must be referenced as the originator of the
dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.
Although this derived data set and its lineage dataset have been used
by the USGS, Wesleyan University and the Connecticut Department of
Environmental Protection, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made
by either the USGS, Wesleyan University or the Connecticut DEP as to
the accuracy of the data and/or related materials. The act of
distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no
responsibility is assumed by either the USGS, Wesleyan University or
the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection in the use of
these data or related materials.
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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 12Kbytes
Distribution Format: ARCView
Fees: none
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (508) 548-8700 x2213
Email: emecray at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Paskevich, V. and L. J. Poppe, eds., 2000, Georeferenced sea-floor
mapping and bottom photography in Long Island Sound - U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 00-304, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole
Field Center. http://pubs.usgs.gov/openfile/of00-304/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-10-24
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