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Velocity Mapping Toolbox (VMT) processed Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) transect data averaged from 5 meters to Lake bottom (afternoon) on August 18, 2015

Metadata Updated: October 28, 2023

This data release supports the following publication: Hittle, Elizabeth, 2017, Longshore Water-Current Velocity and the Potential for Transport of Contaminants: A Pilot Study in Lake Erie from Walnut Creek to Presque Isle State Park Beaches, Erie, Pennsylvania, June and August 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1206 126 p., This dataset is Velocity Mapping Toolbox (VMT) processed Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) data. The data was processed with a horizontal averaging of 10 grid nodes (Parsons, D.R., Jackson, P.R., Czuba, J.A., Oberg, K.A., Mueller, D.S., Rhoads, B., Best, J.L., Johnson, K.K., Engel, F., and Riley, J. (2013) Velocity Mapping Toolbox (VMT): a processing and visualization suite for moving-vessel ADCP measurements, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.3367). Data was collected on August 18 in the afternoon, the depth range is 5 meters to the lake bottom.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023
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