Archive of Chirp Subbottom Profile, Imagery, and Geospatial Data Collected in 2022 Offshore of Breton Island, Louisiana

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Description On August 5, 2022, researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted an offshore geophysical survey to map the shoreface and determine Holocene stratigraphy near Breton Island, Louisiana (LA). The Breton Island Post Construction Monitoring project objective includes the investigation of nearshore geologic controls on surface morphology in addition to mapping the seafloor to evaluate coastal change. This publication (Forde and others, 2023) serves as an archive of high-resolution chirp subbottom trace data, survey trackline map, navigation files, geographic information system (GIS) data, and formal Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM). Processed subbottom profile images are also provided. The archived trace data are in standard Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) SEG-Y revision 0 format (Barry and others, 1975). In addition to this data release, the SEG-Y files can be downloaded from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geoscience Data System (CMGDS) at, [More]
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