This backscatter image represents approximately 3.7 square kilometers of interferometric sonar (Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd. SWATHplus-M, now Bathyswath) backscatter data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey off Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts, in May 2016 during USGS field activity 2016-017-FA. These data can be used in conjunction with other geophysical and sample data to identify sea-floor morphology and sediment texture.
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|Data format:||This dataset contains a 32-bit GeoTIFF image derived from interferometric data collected by the USGS off of Town Neck Beach, Sandwich, MA and the associated metadata and world file. in format GeoTIFF (version 042018) 32-bit GeoTIFF image Size: 150|
This dataset contains a GeoTIFF image with a world file and associated metadata. To utilize these data an image processing or GIS software package capable of viewing a 32-bit GeoTIFF image is needed.