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Data Series 968

Land-Cover Types, Shoreline Positions, and Sand Extents Derived From Landsat Satellite Imagery, Assateague Island to Metompkin Island, Maryland and Virginia, 1984 to 2014

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The spatial data presented in this report, including geographic information system (GIS) thematic raster datasets representing wetland and terrestrial habitat extents; GIS vector feature datasets representing open-ocean, back-barrier, and estuarine mainland shoreline and sand-line positions; and accompanying formal Federal Geographic Data Committee (FDGC) metadata, can be downloaded from the table below. The GIS data are provided as file geodatabases (.gdb) and can be opened using Esri ArcGIS version 10.0 or higher; these data may also be viewed using the free GIS viewer ArcGIS Explorer.  All GIS data files presented in this report use the projected coordinate system World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS84), Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18 North (16N).

Preview File Description and Format Download File Metadata (HTML)
preview image of processed imagery, clipped to study-area extent Processed imagery, clipped to study-area extent (.gdb)
(69.98 MB)
preview image of classified thematic raster dataset Final classified thematic raster dataset (.gdb)
(3.12 MB)
preview image of vector sand and shoreline positions Vector sand and shoreline positions (.gdb)
(0.58 MB)

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