Bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, and LiDAR data collected in Long Island Sound for the Phase II Long Island Sound Seafloor Mapping Project 2015 (NCEI Accession 0167531)


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            title:  Bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, and LiDAR data collected in Long Island Sound for the Phase II Long Island Sound Seafloor Mapping Project 2015 (NCEI Accession 0167531)
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        abstract:  This dataset contains multibeam bathymetry, uncertainty, and backscatter, and LiDAR bathymetry and reflectance. These GeoTiffs with 1x1 meter cell size represent water depth and acoustic intensity of the seafloor from the Phase II Long Island Sound Benthic Habitat Priority Areas of Interest in the Long Island Sound. These datasets were surveyed by NOAA Ship Nancy Foster R-352, NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson, and the Navigation Response Team using 400 khz Reson 7125 multibeam sonars in coordination with the NOAA Biogeography Branch and the Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping Branch. The multibeam and LiDAR were corrected, calibrated, and integrated into a seamless 32-bit raster using CARIS and ArcG Backscatter data was collected and mosaicked into a raster using Fledermaus Geocoder Toolbox, ArcGIS 10.4, and PCI Geomatica 2016 software at the Biogeography Branch by NOAA contractors.
        purpose:  These datasets were collected in between 2003 and 2015 using multbeam and LiDAR bathymetry to provide the Long Island Sound Mapping and Research Collaborative with mapping data for benthic habitat classification in the Phase II Area of Interest. Multibeam and LiDAR bathymetry and intensity mosaics are ostensibly important pieces of information when studying the geomorphology of the seafloor, characterizing surficial seafloor features, and delineating benthic habitats and will be used by State and Federal partnerships for natural resource management and marine spatial planning.
        credit:  Funding Agency: University of Connecticut (Uconn - UConn)
        credit:  Funding Agency: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEP)
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