This GIS overlay is a component of the H11043 survey GIS database in north-central Long Island Sound off Branford, Connecticut. This image represents the completed enhanced sidescan-sonar mosaic for the study area. Light tones represent relatively harder returns, higher backscatter, and generally coarser sediments. Dark tones represent relatively softer returns, lower backscatter, and generally finer grained sediments. This mosaic covers 41.1 square km of the sea floor.
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Use_Constraints:Public domain data are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as the originators of this dataset.
Although this dataset has been subjected to rigorous review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, it is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the United States Government may be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use. 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 file containing the GeoTIFF image, world file, and accompanying metadata files in format TIFF (version Information unavailable from original metadata.) GeoTIFF Size: 24.9|
|Media you can order:||DVD-ROM (Density 4.75 Gbytes) (format UDF)|
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