Interpretation of the distribution of Holocene sand waves (bedforms) on the inner-continental shelf within the New York Bight, derived from seismic data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995 - 1999 (Esri polygon shapefile, Geographic, WGS84)

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Description These data orginate from interpretations of seismic reflection and sidescan-sonar data. The derivative data are in an ESRI shapefile, polygon vector format and are intended to represent the distribution of Holocene bedforms (large sand waves) throughout the inner-continental shelf within the New York Bight. These data are helpful in understanding the stratigraphic evolution of the inner-continental shelf, the regional sediment transport system, and the influence of the inner-shelf framework on coastal processes. [More]
Originators U.S. Geological Survey; Schwab, William C.; Denny, Jane F.; Foster, David S.; Lotto, Linda L.; Allison, Mead A.; Uchupi, Elazar O.; Swift, B. Ann; Danforth, William W.; Thieler, E. Robert; and Butman, Bradford

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