This grid is used in Geographic Information Science, i.e. discipline, which uses Geographic Information Systems as a tool to understand features in the trench and make interpretations of the geologic/bathymetric aspects therein. The intentions of this data set are to provide qualitative and quantitative visual information about the trench so that natural hazards such as earthquakes and tsunamis can be better understood.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Use_Constraints:Not to be used for navigation. Public domain data from the U.S. government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as the source of this information.
Although this dataset has been used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA or the USGS as to the accuracy of the data and/or related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by NOAA or 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:||A zip archive containing the ESRI ArcGIS grid file (both the binary grid and the ASCII grid) components and metadata. in format AIG (version ArcGIS 9.2) ESRI ArcRaster grid Size: 9|
|Media you can order:||DVD-ROM (Density 4.75 Gbytes) (format UDF)|
These data are available in Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Raster GRID format (both binary and ASCII). The user must have software capable of importing and processing the data. The ASCII grid format is only available in the WinZip file.