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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-002

Geological Framework Data from Long Island Sound, 1981-1990:

A Digital Data Release

CERC Core Locations
R/V Atlantic Twin navigation


Skip Table of Contents group; go to navigation discussionOFR02-002 Home: return to OFR02-002 homepageINTRODUCTION: go to introductionSEISMIC DATA: Go to seismic data discussionCORE DATA: Go to core data discussion
 CERC cores
 Technical Report 81-3
 CERC Core Descriptions
  CERC Core Locations
 1984 MMS cores
 1988 MMS cores  PHOTO GALLERY: view photos of cruise activities and equipmentDATA CATALOG: Go to data catalog and browse available dataREFERENCES: view suggested referencesRELATED WEBSITES: go to a list of Long Island Sound related websitesACKNOWLEDGMENTS: view acknowledgmentsCONTACTS: view contact informationDISCLAIMER: view disclaimer informationREADME: view readme information

Atlantic Twin NAVIGATION

The map below shows the locations of vibracores collected in Long Island Sound aboard the ATLANTIC TWIN as part of ICONS program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Engineering and Research Center.

Map illustration: Location of CERC cores  Larger map will open in new browser window.

Map illustration: Location of CERC cores.   Click on the above image to open a larger map in
new a browser window.   Links to the navigation data are available in the table below.

The navigation files, which are located in the data/cores/cerc directory at the top level of this report, are provided in two formats and are listed below.  Select the ArcView shapefile name to view the data layer's metadata.


ASCII comma-delimited text cercnav.txt
ArcView Shapefile - cercnav zip file

These files are a compilation of the core-site locations and have the following data fields: cruise id, date, core number, and latitude and longitude in decimal degrees.  To download the navigation data from this report the user has a couple of options. One option is available while viewing any of the data files through the links above. The user may select the Save As option from the pulldown menu from the File option located on the menu bar. When prompted, the user may then enter the directory and filename of where the data file will be stored on disk. A second option is to access the DVD outside of a WWW browser and copy the file from the data/cores/cerc directory on the DVD to a desired location.

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