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This dataset contains trackline navigation for approximately 675 km of multibeam echosounder bathymetry and backscatter data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey during cruise 2017-003-FA along the Mississippi River Delta front offshore of southeastern Louisiana. This information can help spatially correlate the bathymetry and backscatter data with other with other geophysical and sample data.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Use_Constraints:Public domain data from the U.S. Government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey as the originator of the dataset.
Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, nor the USGS, nor any of their employees, contractors, or subcontractors, make any warranty, express or implied, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, nor represent that its use would not infringe on privately owned rights. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in the use of these data or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
|Data format:||Shapefile of MBES tracklines collected by the U.S. Geological Survey - Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center along the Mississippi River Delta front and the associated metadata. in format Shapefile (version ArcMap 10.3.1) Shapefile Size: 5.3|
|Data format:||Shapefile 2017-003-FA_T20P_Tracklines.shp provided through a WFS (web feature service). in format WFS|
|Data format:||Shapefile 2017-003-FA_T20P_Tracklines.shp provided through a WMS (web mapping service). in format WMS|
To utilize these data, the user must have software capable of reading shapefile format, or GIS software capable of utilizing web mapping or feature services.