This GIS overlay is a component of the H11320 Survey, Rhode Island Sound, GIS database and contains the completed sidescan sonar mosaic for the study area. The image is projected in UTM. Light tones represent relatively harder returns, higher backscatter, and generally coarser sediments. Dark tones represent relatively softer returns, lower backscatter, and generally finer grained sediment.
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Use_Constraints:Public domain data are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as the originator of this data set.
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|Data format:||A zip file containing the GeoTIFF image, world file, and accompanying metadata file. in format TIFF (version Information unavailable from original metadata.) GeoTIFF Size: 43|
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