Color-shaded relief GeoTIFF image of interferometric sonar data collected by the USGS within Red Brook Harbor, MA, 2009 (RB_BathyShadedRelief_1m, 1-meter cell size)

Metadata Updated: October 10, 2019

These data were collected under a cooperative agreement with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center (WHCMSC). Initiated in 2003, the primary objective of this program is to develop regional geologic framework information for the management of coastal and marine resources. Accurate data and maps of sea-floor geology are important first steps toward protecting fish habitat, delineating marine resources, and assessing environmental changes due to natural or human impacts. The project is focused on the inshore waters (5-30 m deep) of Massachusetts between the New Hampshire border and Cape Cod Bay. Data collected for the mapping cooperative have been released in a series of USGS Open-File Reports (http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/coastal_mass/). This is the spatial dataset for the Red Brook Harbor survey area within Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. These data are the results of a high-resolution geophysical (bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and seismic reflection) and ground validation (sediment samples and bottom photographs) survey, conducted in 2009. In addition to inclusion within the USGS-CZM geologic mapping effort, these Red Brook Harbor data will be used to assess the shallow-water mapping capability of the geophysical systems deployed for this project, with an emphasis on identifying resolution benchmarks for the interferometric sonar system. (http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/ia/public_ds_info.php?fa=2009-018-FA)

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Metadata Date July 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date October 10, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Color-shaded relief JPEG image of interferometric sonar data collected by the USGS within Red Brook Harbor, MA, 2009

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date October 10, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
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Bbox East Long -70.614342
Bbox North Lat 41.693168
Bbox South Lat 41.661098
Bbox West Long -70.681067
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description Color-shaded relief JPEG image of interferometric sonar data collected by the USGS within Red Brook Harbor, MA, 2009
Graphic Preview File http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1091/GIS/browse_jpg/big/RB_BathyShadedRelief_1m.jpg
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester true
Temporal Extent Begin 2009-09-28
Temporal Extent End 2009-10-23

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