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In October 2012 Hurricane Sandy created a new breach in Fire Island, one of the barrier islands along the southern coast of Long Island, New York. The objective of this study was to create an updated bathymetric map in order to better understand the geomorphological progression of the breach.
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Use_Constraints:These data are not to be used for navigation. 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.
This 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.
|Data format:||The data were created with Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) ArcGIS version 10.2.1. Shapefiles may also be viewed with other versions of ArcView, ArcGIS, or the free ArcExplorer (http://www.esri.com/software/arcexplorer/index.html). The ArcGIS shapefile of the trackline data is in the folder labeled: 20130620_bathy_points The text file of the trackline data is labeled: 20130626_bathy_xyz The raster grid is the folder labeled: 20130626_bathy_DEM in format DEM (Digital Elevation Model format [U.S. Geological Survey]) Size: 6.58|