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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 99, Version 1.0

A GIS Library of Multibeam Data for Massachusetts Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Offshore of Boston, Massachusetts, USGS DS 99; Version 1.0


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Western Massachusetts Bay Quadrangle 2

This library contains GIS layers covering western Massachusetts Bay Quadrangles 1-3 and for Massachusetts Bay. The table below contains a short descriptive name of the GIS layers associated with western Massachusetts Bay Quadrangle 2, the file name of the layer, and the type of GIS file (shapefile, image, or grid). Note that the descriptive name is a shorter version of the full name found in the metadata. Click on View Metadata to view a description of the data or on the thumbnail under Download Zipped File to obtain a zipped file of the data.

To view these layers using ArcMap, open the usgs_multi_mbay.mxd file in the massbay_gis directory using ArcMap 9.1 and select the Western Mass Bay Quads 1-3 data frame.

Figure 3.  Western Massachusetts Bay Quadrangle 2.
Figure 3. Western Massachusetts Bay Quadrangle 2.

Layer Description

File Name
File Type

Metadata
Download
Zipped
File
Boundary of Quad2 in Western Mass Bay

quad2bnd.shp
Shapefile - polygon

View Metadata
quad2bnd.jpg.
Quad2 bathymetric contours (5m interval)

q2_5mctr.shp
Shapefile – polyline

View Metadata
q2_5mctr.jpg.
Quad2 bathymetric contours (1m interval)

q2_1mctr.shp
Shapefile – polyline

View Metadata
q2_1mctr.jpg.
Quad2 sun-illuminated bathymetry


q2_srelief.tif
Tiff image – 6 m pixel size

View Metadata
q2_srelief.jpg.
Quad2 backscatter intensity (grayscale)


q2_backgs.tif
Tiff image – 6 m pixel size

View Metadata
q2_backgs.jpg.
Quad2 Pseudocolored backscatter intensity


q2_backgs.tif
Tiff image – 6 m pixel size

View Metadata
q2_backpc.jpg.
Quad2 bathymetry (6m grid)


q2_bathy6m
ESRI Grid – 6 m resolution

View Metadata
q2_bathy6m.jpg.

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