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Andrews, B.D., Baldwin, W.E., Sampson, D.W., Schwab, W.C., 2018, Continuous bathymetry and elevation models of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf.: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F72806T7
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) Woods Hole Science Center initiated the Seafloor Mapping Cooperative in 2003 to address the need for acquiring datasets on the spatial distribution of benthic resources to help resource management. The goal of the cooperative is to comprehensively map the topography and geology of the seafloor in Massachusetts. To date, approximately 2400 square kilometers of the seafloor environment is mapped within the Massachusetts Coastal Zone under this partnership. See https://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/coastal_mass/ for status of mapping products. The state of Massachusetts required a continuous surface of bathymetry and elevation composed of the most recent and highest resolution data publicly available to support the Ocean Management Plan.
Andrews, B.D., Baldwin, W.E., Sampson, D.W., Schwab, W.C., 2018, Continuous bathymetry and elevation models of the Massachusetts coastal zone and continental shelf, version 2.0: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F72806T7
Integrated terrain models covering 16,357 square kilometers of the Massachusetts coastal zone and offshore waters were built to provide a continuous elevation and bathymetry terrain model for ocean planning purposes. The area is divided into the following four geographical areas to reduce file size and facilitate publishing: Massachusetts Bay from the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border south to Provincetown and Scituate and east to Stellwagen Bank; Cape Cod Bay from Provincetown to Scituate and south to Hyannis; Buzzards Bay from the Cape Cod Canal southwest to the State border including the Elizabeth Islands and extending north to Fall River and Mount Hope Bay; and Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds, from Hyannis south to the border of the Massachusetts Coastal zone approximately 8 kilometers south of Nantucket. A Triangulated Irregular Network was created from public-domain bathymetric and LiDAR data using the ArcGIS terrain-model framework and then interpolated into a 32-bit GeoTiff of 10 meter resolution. The grids for each of the four geographical areas are referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator, Zone 19, North American Datum of 1983 coordinate system, and the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. A polygon shapefile recording the source datasets accompanies each of the four grids.
Baldwin, W.E., Ackerman, S.D., Worley,C.R., Danforth, W.W., and Chaytor, J.D., 2018, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Mississippi River Delta Front, southeastern Louisiana, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2017-003-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7X929K6
Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K., 2018, Shoreline change rates in salt marsh units in Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7PN94K2
Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K., 2018, USGS Barnegat Bay Hydrodynamic Model for March-September 2012: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7SB44QS
Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K., 2018, Elevation of salt marsh units in Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7QV3JPG
Elevation distribution in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR), which spans over Great Bay, Little Egg Harbor, and Barnegat Bay in New Jersey, USA is given in terms of mean elevation of conceptual marsh units defined by Defne and Ganju (2016). The elevation data is based on the 1-meter resampled 1/9 arc-second resolution USGS National Elevation Data. As part of the Hurricane Sandy Science Plan, the U.S. Geological Survey is expanding National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards and forecast products to coastal wetlands. The intent is to provide federal, state, and local managers with tools to estimate their vulnerability and ecosystem service potential. For this purpose, the response and resilience of coastal wetlands to physical factors need to be assessed in terms of the ensuing change to their vulnerability and ecosystem services. EBFNWR was selected as a pilot study area.
Farris, Amy, 2018, Marsh Shorelines of the Massachusetts Coast from 2013-2014 Topographic Lidar Data: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F72R3QXR
Gonneea, M.E., Kroeger, K.D., and O'Keefe-Suttles, J., 2018, Collection, Analysis, and Age-Dating of Sediment Cores from Salt Marshes on the South Shore of Cape Cod, MA, 2013-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7H41QPP
Huntley, E.C., Ackerman, S.D., Boeri, R.L., Callaghan, T.P., Sampson, D.W., 2018, Sampling data collected in Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound, south of Martha's Vineyard, and south and east of Nantucket, Massachusetts in 2011, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2011-015-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F73F4NVM
Sampling survey 2011-015-FA was conducted aboard the OSV Bold in September 2011 by the U.S. Geological Survey and Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management with partners from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. Three hundred twenty-two stations were occupied with the large SEABOSS, where operational, or the ship's Van Veen grab sampler in Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Vineyard Sound; south of Martha's Vineyard; and south and east of Nantucket, Massachusetts. Sediment grab samples were collected at 279 of the 322 sampling sites, bottom photographs were collected at all but one station, and video was acquired at 246 sites. These survey data are used to explore the nature of the sea floor and, in conjunction with high-resolution geophysical data, to make interpretive maps of sedimentary environments and validate acoustic remote sensing data.
Sherwood, Brosnahan, Ackerman, Borden, Montgomery, Pendleton, Sturdivant, 2018, Aerial imagery and photogrammetric products from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over the Lake Ontario shoreline at Braddock Bay, New York, July 10 to 11, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F74F1PX3
Arsenault, M., Miller, N., Hutchinson, D., Baldwin, W., Moore, E., Foster, D., O'Brien, T., Fortin, W, 2017, Geophysical data collected along the Atlantic Continental Slope and Rise 2014, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-011-FA, Cruise MGL1407: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7V69HHS
Befus, K.M., Kroeger, K.D., 2017, Continuous and optimized 3-arcsecond elevation model for United States east and west coasts.: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7W37TGK
Investigations of coastal change and coastal resources often require continuous elevation profiles from the seafloor to coastal terrestrial landscapes. Differences in elevation data collection in the terrestrial and marine environments result in separate elevation products that may not share a vertical datum. This data release contains the compilation of multiple elevation products into a continuous digital elevation model at a resolution of 3-arcseconds (approximately 90 meters) from the terrestrial landscape to the seafloor for the contiguous U.S. and portions of Mexico and Canada, focused on the coastal interface. All datasets were converted to a consistent horizontal datum, the North American Datum of 1983, but the native vertical datum for each dataset was not adjusted. Artifacts in the source elevation products were identified visually and replaced with other available elevation products when possible, corrected using various spatial tools, or otherwise marked for future correction.
Brooks, Kroeger, Bratton, Crusius, Szymczycha, Brosnahan, Casso, Erban, Mann, 2017, Coastal groundwater chemical data from north and south shores of Long Island, NY collected in spring and fall of 2008: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F78S4NT5
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Hughes Clark, J.E., and Signell, R.P., 2017, Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Hudson Shelf Valley: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at doi:10.5066/F7C53J1Z
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Hughes Clark, J.E., and Signell, R.P., 2017, Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Sandy Hook artificial reef, offshore of New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F74F1PNH
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Hughes Clark, J.E., and Signell, R.P., 2017, Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor of the Atlantic Beach artificial reef: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7J38RFK
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Hughes-Clark, J.E., Signell, R.P., and Knowles, S.C., 2017, Bathymetry and Backscatter Intensity of the Sea Floor of the Historic Area Remediation Site in 1996, 1998, and 2000: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F74B2ZGX
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Twichell, D.C., Rona, P.A., and Hughes Clark, J.E., 2017, Bathymetry, backscatter intensity, and geomorphology of the sea floor of the Hudson Canyon and adjacent slope and rise.: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F77H1GSF
Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K., 2017, Wetland data layers derived from Barnegat Bay Little Egg Harbor hydrodynamic model: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7K64GZT
As part of the Hurricane Sandy Science Plan, the U.S. Geological Survey has started a Wetland Synthesis Project to expand National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards and forecast products to coastal wetlands. The intent is to provide federal, state, and local managers with tools to estimate the vulnerability and ecosystem service potential of coastal wetlands. For this purpose, the response and resilience of coastal wetlands to physical factors need to be assessed in terms of the ensuing change to their vulnerability and ecosystem services. Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR), New Jersey, was selected as a pilot study area. As part of this data synthesis effort, hydrodynamic modeling of Barnegat Bay Little Egg Harbor (BBLEH) has been used to create the following wetland data layers in Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (EBFNWR), New Jersey: 1) Residence time, 2) salinity change, 3) salinity exposure change, and 4) sediment supply. The residence time layer was based on the hydrodynamic and particle tracking modeling by Defne and Ganju (2015). For this data layer, the residence time map of the estuary has been projected over the EBFNWR salt marshes. The rest of the layers were derived from the BBLEH hydrodynamic modeling for the Hurricane Sandy period that spans from 10/27/2012 to 11/04/2012 (Defne and Ganju, 2016a). Changes in salinity and sediment concentrations over the salt marshes because of the storm-induced coastal flooding were modeled. The results are summarized over the previously determined conceptual salt marsh unit polygons (Defne and Ganju, 2016b).
Defne, Z., Ganju, N.K., Jones, D.K., 2017, Exposure potential of salt marsh units in Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge to environmental health stressors: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7765CH1
Denny, J., Schwab, W., Ackerman, S., Baldwin, W., Danforth, W., Moore, E., Nichols, A., Worley, C., 2017, Seismic reflection and sample data collected offshore of Fire Island, New York in 2014, U.S. Geological Field Activity 2014-009-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7FF3QTQ
Himmelstoss, E.A., Kratzmann, M.G., and Thieler, E.R., 2017, National Assessment of Shoreline Change- A GIS compilation of Updated Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the Gulf of Mexico Coast: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F78P5XNK.
Himmelstoss, E.A., Kratzmann, M.G., and Thieler, E.R., 2017, National Assessment of Shoreline Change- A GIS compilation of Updated Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the Southeast Atlantic Coast: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at doi.org/10.5066/F74X55X7
Martini, M.A., Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., 2017, Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements collected south of Marthas Vineyard, MA, November-December 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7736P28
Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Brosnahan, S.M and Suttles, S.E., 2017, Water level measurements collected in West Falmouth Harbor, MA, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F72Z140X
Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Brosnahan, S.M., and Suttles, S.E., 2017, Water-level measurements collected in West Falmouth Harbor, Massachusetts, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7K936D0
Pendleton, E.A., Brothers, L.L., Thieler, E.R., 2017, Sediment Texture and Geomorphology of the Sea Floor from Fenwick Island, Maryland to Fisherman's Island, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F78K779J
Pohlman, J.W., Brankovits, D., 2017, Water column physical and chemical properties of Cenote Bang, a component of the Ox Bel Ha cave network within the subterranean estuary coastal aquifer of the Yucatan Peninsula, from December 2013 to January 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7DJ5DJW
Ruppel, C., Pohlman, J., Casso, M., 2017, Data and calculations to support the study of the sea-air flux of methane and carbon dioxide on the West Spitsbergen margin in June 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7M906V0
A critical question for assessing global greenhouse gas budgets is how much of the methane that escapes from seafloor cold seep sites to the overlying water column eventually crosses the sea-air interface and reaches the atmosphere. The issue is particularly important in Arctic Ocean waters since rapid warming there increases the likelihood that gas hydrate--an ice-like form of methane and water stable at particular pressure and temperature conditions within marine sediments--will break down and release its methane to the overlying ocean. Some researchers have even proposed the possibility of an Arctic methane catastrophe characterized by wholesale breakdown of gas hydrates in marine sediments and release of the methane to the atmosphere as climate warms. This dataset collected on the West Spitsbergen margin during US Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program Field Activity 2014-013-FA carried out in conjunction with the University of Tromso provides 30-second-gridded methane and carbon dioxide concentrations in near-surface seawater and the atmospheric marine boundary layer, carbon-13 isotopic concentrations in methane and carbon dioxide in the near-surface waters, and environmental parameters (e.g., seawater salinity, wind speed, water and air temperatures). Calculations required to determine the sea-air flux of methane and carbon dioxide are also provided. released april2017
Sherwood, C.R., 2017, Point cloud from low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial system (UAS) flights over Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, Nauset Inlet, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts on 1 March 2016 (LAZ file): U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F75M63WJ
Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E.T., Suttles, S.E. Marsjanik, E.D. and Brosnahan, S.M.,, 2017, Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Water-Quality Measurements Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Massachusetts, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7B27T6P
Sturdivant, E., Lentz, E., Thieler, E.R., Remsen, D.P., and Miner, S., 2017, Topographic, imagery, and raw data associated with unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over Black Beach, Falmouth, Massachusetts on 18 March 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7KW5F04
Suttles, S., Ganju, N., Brosnahan, S., Montgomery, E., Dickhudt, P., Borden, J, Martini, M, 2017, Oceanographic and water-quality measurements in Chincoteague Bay, Maryland/Virginia 2014-15, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-048-FA.: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7WD3XSF
Butman, B., Danforth, W.W., Hughes-Clark, J.E., Signell, R.P., and Schwab, W.C., 2016, Bathymetry and backscatter intensity of the sea floor south of Long Island, New York: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7Z899GG
Carey, J.C., Tang, T., Templer, P.H., Kroeger, K.D., etal, 2016, Data compilation of soil respiration, moisture, and temperature measurements from global warming experiments from 1994-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7MK6B1X
Defne, Z., Ganju, N., 2016, Conceptual salt marsh units (polygon features) in Edwin B. Forsythe (EBF) National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7QV3JPG
Defne, Z., Ganju, Neil, K., 2016, Mean tidal range in salt marsh units of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7CF9N7X
Fredericks, X., ten Brink, U.S., Atwater, B.F., Kranenburg, C.J., Nagle, D.B., 2016, Coastal Topography - Anegada, British Virgin Islands, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7GM85F3
Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Montgomery, E.T., and Brosnahan, S.M., 2016, Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements in two Southern California Coastal Wetlands, 2013-2014: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F78050PZ
Montgomery, E., Suttles, S., and Ganju, N., 2016, Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, 2014-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7CN71Z6
Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Martini, M.A., Trowbridge, J., Scully, M., and Borsnahan, S.M., 2016, Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements collected south of Marthas Vineyard, MA, 2014-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7542KQR
Pendleton,E., Ackerman, S., Baldwin, W., Danforth, W., Foster, D., Thieler, R., Brothers, L, 2016, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2014, USGS Field Activity 2014-002-FA, version 4.0: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7MW2F60
Scanlon, K.M., and Buczkowski, B.J., 2016, High-resolution geophysical data collected in the Madison Swanson and Steamboat Lumps Marine Protected Areas, Gulf of Mexico in 2000, U.S. Geological Survey 2000-005-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7JD4TVC
Sherwood, C.R., 2016, Low-altitude aerial imagery and related field observations associated with unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, Nauset Inlet, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts on 1 March 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7CN721H
Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E.T., Suttles, S.E., and Brosnahan, S.M., 2016, Oceanographic, Atmospheric and Water-Quality Measurements Sandwich Town Neck Beach, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7N58JHM
Sturdivant, E., Thieler.R., Zeigler, S., Hines, M., Winslow, L., Walker, J., Read, J., 2016, Biogeomorphic classification and images of shorebird nesting sites on the U.S. Atlantic coast: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F70V89X3
Suttles, S., Ganju, N., Dickhudt, P., Brosnahan, S., Montgomery, E., Borden, J., and Martini, M., 2016, Oceanographic and Water Quality Measurements in Chincoteague Bay, Maryland, 2014-2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7DF6PBV
Sweeney, Pendleton, Ackerman, Andrews, Baldwin, Danforth, Foster, Thieler, Brothers, 2016, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-001-FA, version 2.0: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7P55KK3
Sweeney, Pendleton, Ackerman, Andrews, Baldwin, Danforth, Foster, Thieler, Brothers, 2016, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-001-FA, version 3.0: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/field-activity-data/2015-001-FA/
Andrews, B., Defne, Z., Miselis, J., and Ganju, N., 2015, Continuous Terrain Model for Water Circulation Studies in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey.: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7PK0D6B
Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Couch, S., and Schwab, W.C., 2015, Swath bathymetry collected offshore of Fire Island and western Long Island, New York in 2014, U.S. Geological Field Activity 2014-072-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7C827BX
Pendleton,E., Ackerman, S., Baldwin, W., Danforth, W., Foster, D., Thieler, R., Brothers,L, 2015, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2014, USGS Field Activity 2014-002-FA, version 3.0: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sweeney, Pendleton, Ackerman, Andrews, Baldwin, Danforth, Foster, Thieler, Brothers, 2015, High-resolution geophysical data collected along the Delmarva Peninsula 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-001-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7P55KK3
Denny, J. F, Danforth, W.W., Worley, C.R., and Irwin, B.J, 2014, High-resolution geophysical and sample data collected in Moultonborough Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire in 2005, USGS Field Activity 2005-004-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F71N7Z4H
Arsenault, M., Miller, N., Hutchinson, D., Wood, W., Baldwin, W., Moore, E. Scheirer, D., Silter, R, , Geophysical data collected along the Atlantic Continental Slope and Rise 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-006-FA, Cruise MGL1506: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Buczkowski, B.J., Cross, V.A., and Schweitzer, P.N., , Collections Inventory for the U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Samples Repository: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Cao, S.C., Jang, J., Jung, J., Waite, W.F., Collett, T.S., and Kumar, P., , 2D Micromodel studies of pore-throat clogging by pure fine-grained sediments and natural sediments from NGHP-02, offshore India: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Cross, V., Bratton, J.F., , Continuous Resistivity Profiling Data and Associated Data from Greenwich Bay, Rhode Island collected in 2009, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2009-021-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Defne, Z., Spitz, F.J., DePaul, V., , Application of ROMS to WASP Coupler (RWC) at Toms River Embayment: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Himmelstoss, E.A., Farris, A.S., and Weber, K.M., , Massachusetts Shoreline Change Project: A GIS compilation of vector shorelines for the 2018 update: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Huntley, E.C., Ackerman, S.D., Boeri, R.L., Callaghan, T.P., Sampson, D.W., Blackwood, D.S., , Sampling data collected in Ipswich Bay and Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts in 2012, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2012-035-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Jang, J., Cao, S.C., Stern, L.A., Jung, J., and Waite, W.F., , Effect of pore fluid chemistry on the sedimentation and compression behavior of pure, endmember fines: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Pendleton, E.A., Baldwin, W.E., Foster, D.F., Ackerman, S.D., Andrews, B.D, Brothers, L.L., and Schwab, W.C., , Geospatial Data Layers of Shallow Geology, Sea-Floor Texture, and Physiographic Zones from the Inner Continental Shelf of Martha's Vineyard from Aquinnah to Wasque Point, and Nantucket from Eel Point to Great Point: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sherwood, C.R., , Low-altitude aerial imagery of Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Spit, and Nauset Marsh, Cape Cod National Seashore, MA on March 1, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sherwood, Traykovski, Montgomery, Borden, Brosnahan, Irwin, Marsjanik, Martini, Suttles, , Geotagged low-altitude aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over Town Neck Beach, in Sandwich, Massachusetts, With Associated Ground Control Points, and Transects collected on January 9, January 25, February 14, March 16, April 28, May 4, and September 18, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sherwood,C., Brosnahan, S., Ackerman, S., Borden, J., Montgomery, E., Pendleton, E., Sturdivant, E, , Aerial imagery and photogrammetric products from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over the Lake Ontario shoreline at Chimney Bluffs, New York, July 14, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sherwood,C., Brosnahan, S., Ackerman, S., Borden, J., Montgomery, E., Pendleton, E., Sturdivant, E, , Aerial imagery and photogrammetric products from unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flights over the Lake Ontario shoreline at Sodus Bay, New York, July 12 to 14, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Sturdivant, Thieler, Zeigler, Hines, Winslow, Walker, Read, , Table and accompanying photographs for biogeomorphic classification of shorebird nesting sites on the U.S. Atlantic coast from March to September, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/P98MI9C5
Atlantic coast piping plover (Charadrius melodus) nest sites are typically found on low-lying beach and dune systems, which respond rapidly to coastal processes like sediment overwash, inlet formation, and island migration that are sensitive to climate-related changes in storminess and the rate of sea-level rise. Data were obtained to understand piping plover habitat distribution and use along their Atlantic Coast breeding range. A smartphone application called iPlover was developed to collect standardized data on habitat characteristics at piping plover nest locations. The application capitalized on a network of trained monitors that observe piping plovers throughout their U.S. Atlantic coast breeding range as part of the species� recovery plan. Monitors used iPlover to document nest locations as well as randomly distributed points at beaches and barrier islands on over 930 miles of coast between Maine and North Carolina, USA. This work is one component of a larger research and management program that seeks to understand and sustain ecological value, ecosystem services, and habitat suitability of beaches in the face of storm impacts, climate change, and sea-level rise. Tabular digital data generated by field data collection with iPlover with accompanying site photographs in JPEG format are presented in this data release.
Valentine, P.C., Cross, V.A., , Geospatial datasets of seabed maps showing topography, ruggedness, backscatter intensity, sediment mobility, and the distribution of geologic substrates in quadrangle 5 of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region offshore of Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Valentine, P.C., Cross, V.A., , Sea floor sediment samples, seabed imagery, and CTD data collected in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, MA in 2015, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2015-062-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release . Online at 10.5066/F7N015FS
Valentine, P.C., Cross, V.A., , Sea floor sediment samples, seabed imagery, and CTD data collected on Stellwagen Bank in August 2017, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2017-043-FA: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Waite, W.F., Jang, J., Collett, T.S., Kumar, P., , Grain-size data from India's National Gas Hydrate Program NGHP-02 expedition in the Krishna-Godavari Basin offshore eastern India, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release
Weber, K., , 2013-2014 Massachusetts Lidar-Derived Dune Crest and Dune Toe Point Data: U.S. Geological Survey data release
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