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Ground conductivity measurements at selected National Wildlife Refuges: Dogleg, Montana, 2017

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

Shallow subsurface electrical conductivity was mapped at Dogleg National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in northeast Montana using the DUALEM421 electromagnetic sensor (Dualem, Inc., ON, Canada) in the winter of 2017. Data were acquired by towing the DUALEM421 sensor on a sled behind an all-terrain vehicle or snow machine, with the sensor at a nominal height of 0.3 meters (m) above ground surface. Approximately 14 line-kilometers (km) of data were acquired over an area of approximately .6 square-kilometers. Data were manually edited to remove sensor dropouts, lag corrected for apparent offsets between recorded GPS location and data locations for each coil pair, and averaged to a sounding distance of 1m along the survey path; data were not decoupled from infrastructure noise sources (powerlines, pipelines, fences, etc.) or corrected for sensor pitch or roll. This data release contains raw and processed electromagnetic data. Digital data are described by the data dictionaries. Additional details regarding the processing steps are described in the metadata.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:5e75186ae4b01d50926e62f3
Data Last Modified 20220913
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
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