|Polyline||information unavailable from original metadata|
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|Y||Indicates bathymetric line is a depression.|
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Long Island Sound Resource Center.
Selected by the Long Island Sound Study to serve as a general bathymetric data layer in its GIS data base. Best for sound-wide applications or general information. These data can be used with geographic information systems (GIS) software to display geologic and oceanographic information for the Long Island Sound. The data are to be used for illustrations and illustrative maps on scientific topics. They are intended for science researchers, students, policy makers, and the general public. There is NO ASSURANCE of their accuracy, completeness, or precision. The contour line data were manually digitized from a published map.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Use_Constraints:Although these data have been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, no warranty expressed or implied is made by either agency as to the accuracy of the data.
The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey or Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection in the use of this data.
This information is NOT intended for navigational or legal purposes.
Any use of trade, firm or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.
|Data format:||The seven ArcView shapefiles (lisbathy.dbf, lisbathy.shp, lisbathy.shx, lisbathy.sbn, lisbathy.sbx, lisbathy.avl, lisbathy.prj) comprising the the 1 meter bathymetric contours for Long Island Sound and an ASCII version of the metadata. in format ArcView shapefile (version 3.2) Size: 1|
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Note: The user must have a system with a DVD drive capable of reading an UDF standard DVD-R disk. To browse the information contained on this disk, the user must also have a current version of WWW browser available. The user must also have the software installed on their computer system capable to unzip the archived file.
The lisbathy overlay is available in an ArcView shapefile format. The user must have ESRI's ArcView 3.0 or greater software to read and process the data file. In lieu of Arcview, the user may utilize another GIS application package capable of importing the data.