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Woods Hole Science Center Field Activities

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Map Server Description

Internet Map Server Description

Image showing close-up view of the northeast United States WHSC Cores and Samples IMS map view.

Close-up map view of the northeast United States from the WHSC IMS showing the location of various field activities for the year of 2008. Click here for a larger image. Image will open in new browser window.

The Woods Hole Science Center (WHSC) Field Activities Internet Map Server (IMS) provides a geographic map view of the location of research related field activities conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP), Woods Hole Science Center dating from 1965 to the present. The polygon data layers presented here represent the geographic extent of the field activity undertaken. The actual area covered by the field activity will most likely be smaller than the extent displayed. You are encouraged to investigate the hyperlink of the field activity you are interested in for further information. The field activities map server will be updated weekly to include present day and planned field activities for the current year. The field activities represented here have been conducted by USGS researchers since 1965 in support of numerous scientific programs to study the seabed environments and processes. Additional information contained within the data layer includes pertinent information such as field activity number, upper left coordinate, lower right coordinate and hyper link to field activity summary page.

Field Activities have been symbolized within the mapviewer to indicate year(s) of activity.

The data layer listed below has associated hyperlink properties. When the data layer is selected as the active data layer, executing a hyperlink activity will result in the associated information being displayed in a new browser window.

  • Field Activities group - When a layer in this group is selected as the active data layer, the user may utilize the hyperlink tool to display additional information regarding any field activity. The user must first select the hyperlink tool and then use the hyperlink tool to click on the requested polygon. A new browser window will be displayed containing a summary information page of the field activity.

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