Surficial Sediment Data from the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, and Vicinity: A GIS Compilation
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2003_001

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Summary
Abstract: The Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey, in
cooperation with the University of Maine, University of New Hampshire, Boston
University, and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, has compiled surficial
sediment data on the sea floor from off the northeastern U.S. These data, which
are presented herein and contain information on sediment grain size and
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Description: Data catalog on the Surficial Sediment Data from the Gulf of Maine, Georges
Bank, and Vicinity: A GIS Compilation.

Description: FGDC metadata on the Surficial Sediment Data from the Gulf of Maine, Georges
Bank, and Vicinity: A GIS Compilation.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.28   S: 33.05   E: -60.91   W: -77.88

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: L.J. Poppe, V.F. Paskevich, S.J. Williams, M.E. Hastings, J.T. Kelly, D.F. Belknap, L.G. Ward, D.M. FitzGerald, P.F. Larsen
Dataset Title: Surficial Sediment Data from the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank, and Vicinity: A GIS Compilation
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Release Place: Woods Hole Field Center, Woods Hole, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Issue Identification: 03-001
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Other Citation Details: Data is released via CD-ROM media. This digital publication may also be available on the website.
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/of03-001/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1865-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
Quality Although these data have been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S.
Department of the Interior, these data and information are provided with the
understanding that they are not guaranteed to be usable, timely, accurate, or
complete. Users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of
these data and information before using them for decisions that concern
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Data are in the Public Domain. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey
(USGS) as the source of this information.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Open File Services Section, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS OPEN-FILE SERVICES SECTION
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (508) 548-8700 x2281
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Email: vpaskevich at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-11-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-22
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