Resource_Description: Downloadable Data
Contact_Person: Katherine McMullen
Contact_Position: Field and Laboratory Technician
Contact_Organization: U.S. Geological Survey
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-548-8700 x2277
Address: 384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, nor the USGS, nor the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), nor the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (CT DEP), 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. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS, NOAA, or CT DEP in the use of these data or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Format_Version_Number: ArcView 3.3
Format_Specification: ESRI point shapefile
A zip file containing the geospatial data, text file, Excel spreadsheet, metadata describing the data set, a text file with the data dictionary, and a browse graphic showing the data layer coverage and extent.
File_Decompression_Technique: zip archive
Access_Instructions: Data are downloadable via the World Wide Web (WWW).
These data are available in Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) shapefile format. The user must have ArcGIS or ArcView 3.0 or greater software to read and process the data file. In lieu of ArcView or ArcGIS, the user may utilize another GIS application package capable of importing data. A free data viewer, ArcExplorer, capable of displaying the data is available from ESRI at www.esri.com. The user must have software capable of uncompressing archived zip files, such as WinZip or Pkware. These data are also available in Microsoft Excel 2003 spreadsheet format. The user must have software capable of reading or importing the Excel-formatted data file. These data are also available as a generic ASCII formatted data file. The user must have a software program capable of reading the comma-delimited data file.