Sea Floor Maps Showing Topography, Sun-Illuminated Topographic Imagery, and Backscatter Intensity of Stellwagen Bank NMS Region off Boston, MA, USGS OFR 00-410
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_00410

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains the sea floor topographic contours,
sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatter intensity
generated from a multibeam sonar survey of the Stellwagen Bank
National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts, an area of
approximately 1100 square nautical miles. The Stellwagen Bank NMS
Mapping Project is designed to provide detailed maps of the Stellwagen
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Multimedia Sample
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Description:  Reduced-size copy of the backscatter image with topography

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.8   S: 42.08   E: -70.03   W: -70.6

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Page C. Valentine; Tammie J. Middleton; Sarah J. Fuller
Dataset Title: Sea floor maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank NMS Region off Boston, Massachusetts
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.01
Issue Identification: OFR 00-410
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/openfile/of00-410/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-08-15
Stop Date: 1998-09-22
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: .00003 m
Longitude Resolution: .00003 m
Vertical Resolution: 1 m
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
ECHO SOUNDERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None.
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/
Dataset ID: USGS Open-File Report 00-410

Data Center Personnel
Name: PAGE C. VALENTINE
Phone: (508) 548-8700 x2239
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Email: pvalentine at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Size: 6 megabytes
Distribution Format: ArcInfo export
Fees: none

Distribution Media: online
Distribution Size: 114 megabytes
Distribution Format: TIFF
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (508) 548-8700 x2239
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Email: pvalentine at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Rd.
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Valentine, Page C. , Middleton, Tammie J. , and Fuller, Sarah J. ,
2001, Sea floor maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topographic
imagery, and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank National
Marine Sanctuary Region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological
Survey Open-File Report 00-410, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-01
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