• Digital images of sea floor still photos on the inner continental shelf off the northern Oregon and southern Washington coast from U.S. Geological Survey field activity 1998-014-FA

    Metadata Updated: August 16, 2020

    Two 21-day field operations were conducted in 1997 and 1998 in the estuaries and on the inner continental shelf off the northern Oregon and southern Washington coast. These cruises aboard the R/V Corliss were run in order to generate reconnaissance maps of the seafloor geology and the shallow subsurface stratigraphy using sidescan-sonar and seismic-reflection mapping techniques. The 1998 cruise also collected sediment grab samples, bottom photographs, and video images to verify the sidescan-sonar imagery and to document the seafloor geology. The combination of these data with previously collected sediment sample data (Robert, 1974; Nittrouer, 1978; and Smith et. al., 1980) has been used to define the extent and lithology of shelf sediments associated with the Columbia River littoral cell. This work is one component of a larger project studying the erosion of the Washington Oregon coasts and is being coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Washington State Department of Ecology. The reasons for collecting these data are to provide a regional synthesis of the offshore geology for this project and to support a wide variety of management decisions and to provide a basis for further process-oriented investigations.

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    Metadata Date November 25, 2019
    Metadata Created Date August 16, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 16, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2000 (publication)
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date November 25, 2019
    Metadata Created Date August 16, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 16, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2000 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
    Contact Email
    Access Constraints Use Constraints: The U.S. Geological Survey must be referenced as the originator of the dataset in any future products or research derived from these data., Access Constraints: None
    Bbox East Long -123.800000
    Bbox North Lat +47.350000
    Bbox South Lat +45.900000
    Bbox West Long -124.500000
    Coupled Resource
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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    Harvest Object Id 9a277227-c767-4d69-884e-f50feb584c05
    Harvest Source Id 00f54869-3a43-480d-a67c-0ba115f5d739
    Harvest Source Title USGS-Harvest
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    Metadata Type geospatial
    Progress completed
    Spatial Data Service Type
    Spatial Reference System
    Spatial Harvester True
    Temporal Extent Begin 1998-08-28T14430000Z
    Temporal Extent End 1998-09-16T18430000Z

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