Chukchi Sea Bathymetry

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Bathymetric contours were generated from soundings collected during geophysical surveys conducted by the USGS from 1969 to 1982, and supplemented by data from other sources. The region covered by the map is the Chukchi Sea from the Bering Strait north to the Arctic Ocean, and Point Barrow, Alaska west to Herald Island, Russia. The map stops just east of Wrangel Island, Russia. Bathymetry is in meters, including 10 meter contour intervals from 10 to 100 meters, and 100 meter contour intervals at depths greater than 100 meters.

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Dates

Metadata Date February 14, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) April 30, 1997 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 14, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) April 30, 1997 (publication)
Responsible Party Alaska Science Center, Marine and Fresh Water Ecology Branch (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
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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 originator of the dataset. Not to be used for navigation purposes., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -153
Bbox North Lat 74.5
Bbox South Lat 65.5
Bbox West Long -176
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Licence Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the US Geological Survey (USGS) no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from USGS server, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. The USGS shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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