• 10 meter bathymetric contours of the Duxbury-Hull MA Survey Area (DH_BATHCNTR_10m shapefile, Geographic, WGS84)

    Metadata Updated: March 22, 2021

    These data were collected under a cooperative agreement with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Coastal and Marine Geology Program, Woods Hole Science Center (WHSC). 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/html/current_map.html). This spatial dataset is from the study area located between Duxbury and Hull Massachusetts, and consists of high-resolution geophysics (bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and seismic reflection) and ground validation (sediment samples, video tracklines and bottom photographs). The data were collected during four separate surveys conducted between 2003 and 2007 (NOAA survey H10993 in 2003, USGS-WHSC survey 06012 in 2006, and USGS-WHSC surveys 07001 and 07003 in 2007) and cover more than 200 square kilometers of the inner continental shelf.

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    Metadata Date September 8, 2020
    Metadata Created Date March 22, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 22, 2021
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2010 (publication)
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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    Harvested from USGS-Harvest

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    thumbnail image of 10 meter bathymetric contours

    Additional Metadata

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date September 8, 2020
    Metadata Created Date March 22, 2021
    Metadata Updated Date March 22, 2021
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2010 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
    Contact Email
    Access Constraints Use Constraints: Public domain data from the U.S. Government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey as the source of this information., Access Constraints: None
    Bbox East Long -70.596896
    Bbox North Lat 42.335234
    Bbox South Lat 42.080862
    Bbox West Long -70.825670
    Coupled Resource
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned
    Graphic Preview Description thumbnail image of 10 meter bathymetric contours
    Graphic Preview File http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1072/GIS/browse_jpg/big/DH_BathCntr_10m.jpg
    Graphic Preview Type JPEG
    Harvest Object Id e8b20a0e-a897-484d-a6d3-e224fbf41394
    Harvest Source Id 5f135382-acf8-4ee0-8a68-2db6433e8a82
    Harvest Source Title USGS-Harvest
    Licence Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, nor the USGS, nor any of their employees, contractors, or subcontractors, make any warranty, express or implied, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor represent that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in the use of these data or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
    Metadata Language eng; USA
    Metadata Type geospatial
    Progress completed
    Spatial Data Service Type
    Spatial Reference System
    Spatial Harvester True
    Temporal Extent Begin 2006-08-04
    Temporal Extent End 2007-05-02

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