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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1183

Prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

Massachusetts Shoreline Change Project: A GIS Compilation of Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the 2013 Update

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By: Theresa L. Smith,1 Emily A. Himmelstoss,2 and E. Robert Thieler 2

1Cherokee Nation Technology
2U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. Geological Survey
Suzette M. Kimball, Acting Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2013


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Suggested citation:
Smith, T.L., Himmelstoss, E.A., and Thieler, E.R., 2013, Massachusetts shoreline change project—A GIS compilation of vector shorelines and associated shoreline change data for the 2013 update: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1183,


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