This data set includes the bottom photographs acquired with the large SEABed Observation and Sampling System (SEABOSS) during USGS survey 07003, conducted September 7-11, 2007 aboard the R/V Connecticut offshore Massachusetts in the Duxbury to Hull survey area. This data set was collected to ground-truth (verify) the acoustic data sets that were acquired during NOAA hydrographic survey H10993 (2003) and USGS geophysical surveys 06012 (2006) and 07001 (2007). The locations of these bottom photos can be found in the shapefile DH_BottomPhotos.shp. Bottom video were also taken at each station occupied by the SEABOSS (see shapefile DH_SeaBossTrackline.shp)
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Use_Constraints:Public domain data from the U.S. Government are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize the U.S. Geological Survey as the source of this information.
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|Data format:||JPEG bottom photographs collected with the SEABOSS in format JPEG (version NA) JPEG Photograph Size: 92|
|Media you can order:||DVD-ROM (Density 4.75 Gbytes) (format UDF)|
These data are available as JPEG images. To utilize these data, the user must have an image viewer capable of opening JPEG images. The individual photos can be found on the DVD and are also distributed in compressed format as one WinZip (ver. 9.0) file. To utilize these data, the user must be able to uncompress the WinZip file.