CMECS geoform, CMECS substrate, and surficial geology offshore of Point Buchon

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Description This part of USGS Data Series 781 presents substrate, geomorphic, and geologic attributed polygons in the Offshore of Point Buchon, California, map area, one of 83 map areas of the California State Waters Map Series. The polygons are derived from multibeam echosounder (MBES) data and derivatives of that data using video-supervised and unsupervised classification. Attributes and attribute values are named following the Coastal and Marine Ecological Classification Standard (CMECS; Federal Geographic Data Committee, 2012) to be useful for ecosystems management. [More]
Originators Cochrane, Guy R.; Cole, Aaron D.; and Sherrier, Meghan

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