Continuous terrain model for water circulation studies, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey (10 meter resolution, 32-bit GeoTIFF, UTM 18, WGS 84)

Online link https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/catalog/whcmsc/SB_data_release/DR_F7PK0D6B/bbtg10m.faq.html
Description Water quality in the Barnegat Bay estuary along the New Jersey coast is the focus of a multidisciplinary research project begun in 2011 by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. This narrow estuary is the drainage for the Barnegat Bay watershed and flushed by just three inlets connecting it to the Atlantic Ocean, is experiencing degraded water quality, algal blooms, loss of seagrass, and increases in oxygen-depletion events. The scale of the estuary and the scope of the problems within it required a regional approach to understand and model water circulation within the bay and adjacent ocean. A continuous elevation surface (terrain model) integrating all available elevation data in the area was produced for the water circulation modeling efforts. [More]
Originators U.S. Geological Survey; Andrews, Brian D.; Defne, Zafer; Miselis, Jennifer L.; and Ganju, Neil K.
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Color hillshade image of terrain model of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. File is located in the compressed zip file.
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