Interpretation of Sedimentary Environments from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Survey H12299 in Block Island Sound (Geographic, WGS 84, H12299SEDENV.SHP)

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is producing detailed geologic maps of the coastal sea floor. Bathymetric data, originally collected by NOAA for charting purposes, provide a fundamental framework for research and management activities along this part of Block Island Sound, show the composition and terrain of the seabed, and provide information on sediment transport and benthic habitat. During June 2013, bottom photographs and surficial sediment data were acquired as part of a ground-truth reconnaissance survey of this area. Interpretations were derived from the multibeam-echosounder, sedimentary, and photographic data collected in Block Island Sound. For more information on the ground-truth survey see https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/fan_info.php?fan=2013-005-FA.

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Metadata Date November 25, 2019
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2014 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Thumbnail image showing the sedimentary environments within NOAA survey H12299

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 25, 2019
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2014 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: The interpretation of sedimentary environments was completed at map scales less than 1:10,000, and is not intended for use with smaller map scales. Public domain data from the U.S. Government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as the source of this information., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -71.853053
Bbox North Lat 41.197399
Bbox South Lat 41.120979
Bbox West Long -72.103557
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description Thumbnail image showing the sedimentary environments within NOAA survey H12299
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