Benthic Habitat Data

Bathymetry

Zipped data files contain 1) grid data file (GMT or ASCII), 2) high-res JPG of image, and 3) explanatory metadata text file (identical to linked file listed below).

5m grid data
Merged Multibeam Bathymetry, IKONOS Derived Depths

Zipped data files contain 1) Arc ASCII file, 2) layer (.lyr) file for symbology, 3) high-res JPG of image, and 4) explanatory metadata text file (identical to linked file listed below).

5m grid data

American Samoa: Ofu and Olosega

[ Bathymetry | Backscatter | Optical Validation | Geomorphology ]

Backscatter Gridded Data

Manua Backscatter Imagery

Manua backscatter composite image.

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Zipped data files contain 1) grid data file (NetCDF/GMT or GeoTIFF), 2) high-res JPG of image, and 3) explanatory metadata text file (identical to linked file listed below). Study area grids are named for the island location, the type of sensor used for data acquisition, the chart box number, and the grid resolution in meters.

AHI Reson 8101 240 kHz Backscatter Imagery

Manua AHI Reson 8101 240 kHz Backscatter Imagery.

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The boxes on the map represent charts used to grid subsets of the backscatter data into manageable file sizes. The box labels correspond to the charts available for download in the pull down menus. To create a map of the entire backscatter dataset, all charts must be downloaded and the data must be mosaicked.

Reson 1 meter grid: NetCDF grid metadata text | GeoTIFF metadata text

 
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