This CD-ROM contains digital high resolution sidescan-sonar data collected during USGS cruise ALPH98013 aboard the F/V Alpha & Omega II. The coverage lies within the New York Bight Apex, offshore the Long Island and New Jersey coasts. This CD-ROM (Compact Disc-Read Only Memory) has been produced in accordance with the ISO 9660 CD-ROM Standard and is therefore capable of being read on any computing platform that has appropriate CD-ROM driver software installed. Access to the data and information contained on this CD-ROM was developed using the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) utilized by the World Wide Web (WWW) project. Development of the CD-ROM documentation and user interface in HTML allows a user to access the information by using a variety of WWW information browsers (i.e. NCSA Mosaic, Netscape) to facilitate browsing and locating information and data. To access the information contained on this disk with a WWW client browser, open the file 'index.htm' at the top level directory of this CD-ROM with your selected browser. The HTML documentation is written utilizing some HTML 3.0 enhancements. The disk should be viewable by all WWW browsers but may not properly format on some older WWW browsers. Also, some links to USGS collaborators are available on this CD-ROM. These links are only accessible if access to the Internet is available during browsing of the CD-ROM. The archived sidescan-sonar data may be downloaded and processed. Software is available on this CD-ROM for viewing the individual swaths using computer systems running the UNIX operating system. [More]
||U.S. Geological Survey; Denny, Jane F.; Schwab, William C.; Danforth, William W.; O'Brien, Thomas F.; Foster, David S.; Nichols, David R.; and Irwin, Barry J.