Color Shaded-Relief GeoTIFF Image Showing the 2-m Bathymetry Generated from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Survey H11996 in Rhode Island Sound (H11996_MB2M_GEO.TIF, Geographic, WGS84)

Online link https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/catalog/whcmsc/open_file_report/ofr2011-1005/h11996_mb2m_geo.tif.faq.html
Description 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. Bathymetry, originally collected by NOAA for charting purposes, provides a fundamental framework for research and management activities along this part of Rhode Island Sound, shows the composition and terrain of the seabed, and provides information on sediment transport and benthic habitat. Interpretations were derived from the multibeam echo-sounder data collected in Rhode Island Sound. During July 2010, bottom photographs and surficial sediment data were acquired as part of a ground-truth reconnaissance survey of these areas. For more information on the ground-truth survey see <http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2010/10033/>. [More]
Originators National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; U.S. Geological Survey; McMullen, Katherine Y.; Poppe, Lawrence J.; Ackerman, Seth D.; Blackwood, Dann S.; Schaer, J. D.; Nadeau, M. A.; and Wood, D. A.

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Thumbnail image of the GeoTIFF showing the 2-m color hill-shaded bathymetry collected during NOAA survey H11996 in geographic, WGS84
Thumbnail image of the GeoTIFF showing the 2-m color hill-shaded bathymetry collected during NOAA survey H11996 in geographic, WGS84