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Data Archives of the USGS Woods Hole Science Center

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

We are part of the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Please visit our other science centers at:

  1. St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
  2. USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
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Featured Research

Publications - Field Activity Data Websites - GIS - Photographs- Software - Sidescan Sonar - Seismic - Geophysical - Oceanographic - Samples - Sediment Texture - Search

Photo of the Tape racks in the Information ArchivesThe USGS Woods Hole Science Center`s Information Archives is responsible for maintaining and updating inventories of all pertinent data and other information. Examples of such information include cruise data, map collections, and publications.

Contact - our data manager (WHSC_data_contact@usgs.gov), Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, USGS

Publications

PublicationsA collection of publications relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1962 to the present. Some related works of associated authors and activities may also be found.

Contact - Andrea Toran (atoran@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

  • Geologic Maps of America's Submerged Lands: Links to maps of the sea floor, including the digital data, displayed on a map of the U.S. east coast.
  • Maps: A collection of maps relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1981 to the present.
  • Fact Sheets: A collection of fact sheets relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1994 to the present.
  • Open File Reports: A collection of Open File Reports relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1994 to the present.
  • Abstracts: A collection of abstracts relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1981 to the present.
  • Outside Publications: A collection of publications, published outside of the USGS by USGS Woods Hole Science Center authors, relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1983 to the present.
  • Search our Bibliography: Search the database of all publications relating to the research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1981 to the present.
  • Field Activities that have publications available. This page requires the Google Earth plugin on your web browser to display the map. Also this page will be slow loading to get all of the images.

Field Activity Data Websites

A collection of data relating to field activity research of the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA

  • 2014-002-FA: High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2014, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-002-FA
  • 2005-004-FA: High-resolution geophysical and sample data collected in Moultonborough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire in 2005, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2005-004-FA

GIS Information

GIS Map of Boston HarborOur interactive ArcIMS map server with displays on various information layers from a number of USGS research programs, including data layers from the following publications:

Contact - John O'Malley(jo'malley@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

The following is a list of publications, by year or geographic area, containing GIS data that are being served by the USGS, Coastal and Marine Geology Program Internet Map Server (Note: the display is from http://coastalmap.marine.usgs.gov/GISpubs/index.html )


Photographs

Ocean bottom photo of shrimp A collection of ocean bottom, core, and field activity photographs

Contact - Dann Blackwood (dblackwood@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

Software

Although these programs have been used by the USGS, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the USGS or the United States Government as to the accuracy and functioning of these programs and any related program material nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in connection therewith

  • Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Software

Sidescan Sonar Data

Example of sidscan sonar records A collection of sidescan sonar profiles in paper format and digital files.

Contact - data manager (WHSC_data_contact@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

  • Sidescan Sonar Data Resources available on-line. Field Activities that have some sidescan sonar data thumbnails, digitized paper records, and other supporting information. This page requires the Google Earth plugin on your web browser to display the map. Also this page will be slow loading to get all of the images.

Seismic Data

Example of seismic records A collection of mult channel and high-resolution single-channel seismic reflection profiles in paper format and digital SEG-Y files.

Contact - data manager (WHSC_data_contact@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

  • Seismic Data Resources available on-line. Field Activities that have some seismic data thumbnails, digitized paper records, and other supporting information. This page requires the Google Earth plugin on your web browser to display the map. Also this page will be slow loading to get all of the images.

Geophysical Data

Gepophysical Measurements on a strip chart A collection of magnetometer and gravity data on paper and digital media

Contact - data manager (WHSC_data_contact@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

  • Gravity and Magnetic Data Resources available on-line. Field Activities that have digitized paper records, and other supporting information. This page requires the Google Earth plugin on your web browser to display the map. Also this page will be slow loading to get all of the images.

Oceanographic Data

A tripod ready for deployment A collection of data acquired from our tripods, including current, temperature, pressure, conductivity, light transmission (beam atttenuation) and others.

Contact - Ellyn Montgomery(emontgomery@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS

  • Oceanographic Data Archive : This server contains USGS Moored Time Series Data. Data is available in the raw sample interval, hourly averaged, and low-pass filtered. Variables served includes currents, temperature, pressure, conductivity, light transmission (beam atttenuation) and others.Time range: 1975 - present.
  • Oceanographic Data Resources available on-line. Field Activities that have some supporting time series information. This page requires the Google Earth plugin on your web browser to display the map. Also this page will be slow loading to get all of the images.
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc_timeseries.kmz to see where we collected Oceanographics data using Google Earth.

Samples

A core being processedA collection of sediment cores and rock samples.

Contact - Brian Buczkowski (bbuczkowski@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS


Sediment Texture

A photograph of gravelA compilation of sediment grain-size data and lithologic descriptions.

Contact - Larry Poppe (lpoppe@usgs.gov) Woods Hole Science Center, USGS


Other Indexes

A submersible about to launchOther links to data collections. Google images are provided to illustrate where the WHSC has conducted field operations. These images contain operations where navigation data is available.



  • WHSC Field Activities: A Calendar based collection of research related field activities conducted by the United States Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA dating from 1965 to the present.
  • CMGP Infobank: A description of the field activities for the entire Coastal and Marine Geology
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc60.kmz to see where we collected data in the 1960's using Google Earth.
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc70.kmz to see where we collected data in the 1970's using Google Earth.
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc80.kmz to see where we collected data in the 1980's using Google Earth.
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc90.kmz to see where we collected data in the 1990's using Google Earth.
  • Click to get Google Software - Download whsc00.kmz to see where we collected data in the 2000's using Google Earth.

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