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High-Resolution Geologic Mapping of the Inner Continental Shelf: Boston Harbor and Approaches, Massachusetts

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Title Page
Table of Contents
List of Figures
Section 1
Introduction
Section 2
Maps
Section 3
Data Collection
and Processing
Section 4
Discussion
References
Acknowledgments
Appendix 1
Geographic
Information
System
Appendix 2
Sediment
Texture
Appendix 3
Bottom
Photographs

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Maps

Section 3: Data Collection and Processing

  • Field program
  • Sidescan Sonar
  • Multibeam Echosounder Bathymetry
  • Single-beam Echosounder Bathymetry
  • Combined Bathymetry
  • Sampling, Bottom Photographs and Video
  • Navigation

Section 4: Discussion

  • Setting
  • Sea Floor Character of Boston Harbor and Approaches Features
  • Sea Floor Units
  • Using NOAA Hydrographic Data for Geologic Mapping

Reference Cited

Acknowledgments



Appendix I: Geographic Information System

  • Description of layers
  • Strategy to download data
  • Links to individual GIS data files and metadata

Appendix II: Sediment Texture

Appendix III: Bottom Photographs



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