Digital image mosaics of the nearshore coastal waters of Kawaihae on the Island of Hawai'i generated using aerial photographs and SHOALS airborne lidar bathymetry data

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This portion of the data release contains an image mosaic of the Kawaihae area on the west 'Kona' coast of the island of Hawai'i. This image mosaic was generated using digitized 1:24K natural color photographs collected in June 2000 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Ocean Service (NOS). Two versions of the image mosaic are available--one with and one without a lidar bathymetry shaded-relief image digitally combined with the aerial photography mosaic results. The shaded-relief image was derived using airborne SHOALS (Scanning Hydrographic Operational Lidar Survey) lidar (LIght Detection And Ranging) data collected for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) in April 1999. Also available is a lower-resolution 'browse' graphic of the image mosaic and associated metadata.

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Metadata Date March 8, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 8, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2016 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain from the U.S. Government and are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize and acknowledge the U.S. Geological Survey as the originator(s) of the dataset and in products derived from these data. Share data products developed using these data with the U.S. Geological Survey., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -155.805112
Bbox North Lat 20.045653
Bbox South Lat 19.966934
Bbox West Long -155.857505
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description 10x compression
Graphic Preview File kawaihae_1m_browse.jp2
Graphic Preview Type JPEG 2000
Licence Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display 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.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1999-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2000-01-01

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