This grid is used to understand features in the Puerto Rico trench and make interpretations of the geologic/bathymetric aspects therein. The intentions of this dataset 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.
Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 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. 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 components (both the binary grid and the ASCII grid) and metadata. in format AIG (version ArcGIS 9.2) ESRI ArcRaster grid Size: 16|
|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.