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The purpose of these data is to collect relative backscatter reflectance of the seafloor with a hull-mounted RESON 8101 multibeam echo sounder in the offshore survey area.
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Use_Constraints:The intended scale of these data is 1:25,000. 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) as the source of this information.
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|Data format:||File contains RESON 8101 multibeam backscatter imagery from the offshore portion of the Cape Ann to Salisbury Beach Massachusetts survey area. in format TIFF (version GeoTIFF) Size: 5.6|
|Media you can order:||DVD-ROM (Density 4.75 Gbytes) (format UDF)|
These data in a tiled GeoTIFF format are distributed as a compressed WinZip file. The user must have software capable of uncompressing a WinZip (ver. 9.0) file and viewing a tiled GeoTIFF image file.