This grid represents approximately 5 square km of bathymetric data that were collected in 2007 and 2009. These data are used to define the sea-floor morphology on Middle Ground Shoal, Massachusetts. This uninterpolated grid provides a representation of the seafloor as it was collected with data gaps left as NoData values.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Use_Constraints:Not to be used for navigation. The 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 originator of the dataset.
Neither the U.S. Government, the Department of the Interior, nor the USGS, 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 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.
|Data format:||This WinZip (v. 14.5) file contains a grid of bathymetric data surrounding Middle Ground, MA, and the associated metadata. in format AIG (version ArcGIS 9.3.1) Size: 2|
The grid contained in the .zip file is available as an Esri binary grid. To utilize this data, the user must have a GIS software package capable of reading an Esri binary grid.