GIS of Selected Geophysical and Core Data in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Collected by the U.S. Geological Survey

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An image showing contour lines indicating estimated thickness of the hydrate stability zone.

Figure 5. Estimated thickness of the hydrate stability zone in the Gulf of Mexico which was compiled by Collett (1995) as part of an assessment of gas hydrates within the US Exclusive Economic Zone. The information used for this assessment was published by Charpentier and others (1996), and all the shapefiles are included in the “Assessment— directory of this GIS.