To determine the change Hurricane Sandy caused in the shoreface morphology and breach evolution at Fire Island, New York, USA, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC) conducted a bathymetric survey of Fire Island from June 10-20, 2014. The objectives of the data collection effort were to map the morphology of the shoreface and the wilderness breach as part of the USGS Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Project GS2-2B. This dataset, 201406_Shoreface_DEM.zip, consists of a 50-m cell size, interpolated Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the Fire Island shoreface.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Access_Constraints:The U.S. Geological Survey requests that it be referenced as the originator of this dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.Use_Constraints: These data should not be used for navigational purposes.
This digital publication was prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution imply any such warranty. The U.S. Geological Survey shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and (or) contained herein. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof.
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