Funding and (or) support for this study was provided by the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Funding for the data rescue effort was provided by Minerals Management Service (MMS). Original survey personnel included Jack Kindinger, Mark Byrnes, Randy McBride, Ralph (Monty) Simmons, Jerry Taft, Chuck O'Hara, Ken Parolski, Dana Wiese, Douglas Lockhart, Tom Shelton, and Brian Blanchard. This document was improved by the reviews of Chandra Dreher (Jacobs Technology Inc.) and Shawn Dadisman (USGS) at the FISC in St. Petersburg, FL.
The data archived here were collected as part of a project to develop a geologic interpretation of the Mississippi-Alabama-Florida shelf, study coastal erosion, and identify offshore sand resources.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Access_Constraints: None. These data are held in the public domain.
Use_Constraints:The U.S. Geological Survey requests to be acknowledged as originator of the data in future products or derivative research.
This DVD 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 uncompressed TIFF image files of the whole survey line or line segment (if greater than 30,000 pixels) are stored in the ORIGINALS folder as .zip files. Metadata header files, in Adobe Illustrator format, can be found in the HEADERS folder. Compressed line images with headers attached are stored in the PRINTABLE folder in both TIFF and GIF formats. in format TIFF Size: 2420|
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|Data format:||The GIS project used to create the trackline maps is composed of map documents, shapefiles, and metadata. Map documents were created with ESRI ArcGIS 9.2 software. The shapefiles provided may also be viewed using other versions of ArcView, ArcGIS, or public domain software ArcExplorer (http://www.esri.com/software/arcexplorer/index.html). in format map document, shapefile, metadata Size: 19.0|
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