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This is a report of geochemical data from various media collected on Isle Royale, a large island in northeastern Lake Superior. Isle Royale became a national park in 1940 and was designated as a wilderness area in 1976.USGS sampling began in 1996 as part of a larger project on the Midcontinent Rift in the Lake Superior region. Data are given in nine Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. All the data are newly acquired by the USGS.
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All gillnet data represented here expand upon vessel operations (OP table) data, all of which are collected by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and its partners. The Gillnet Tables contain data collected from the research vessel deploying various gear used for gillnet data collection. The database uses sample_type to indicate the gear deployed. The tables relating to Gillnet are: GN_Annulus.csv, GN_Catch.csv, GN_Effort.csv, GN_Fish.csv, GN_L, GN_LF.csv, GN_OP.csv, GN_Prey.csv, GN_Stomach.csv, LMMB_Fish_Prey.csv, and LMMB_Invert_Prey.csv Data Quality: Note that the following data release is a snapshot of the database at the time of release. Some data quality checks are still being...
Categories: Data; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...
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New land-bathymetry and land-lake surface elevation models were produced for the Lake Superior region. The models combine Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) topography data with lake surface elevation and bathymetry data sets for Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron. The SRTM data set was chosen because it spans the international border and has relatively high resolution at 30 m cell size. These data were subsequently used for aeromagnetic data processing and gravity data reduction.
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All mensuration data represented here expand upon vessel operations (OP table) data, all of which are collected by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and its partners. The Mensuration Tables contain data collected from the research vessel deploying various gear used for mensuration data collection. The database uses sample_type to indicate the gear deployed. The tables relating to Mensuration are: Mensuration.csv, MS_head_rope_depth.csv, MS_FOOT_ROPE_DEPTH, MS_Primary.csv, MS_Temperature.csv, and MS_Wingspread.csv Data Quality: Note that the following data release is a snapshot of the database at the time of release. Some data quality checks are still being undertaken after the time...
Categories: Data; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...
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This USGS data release presents historic shorelines of Lake Superior near Odanah, Wisconsin encompassing the delta complex of the Bad River from 1852 to 2013 compiled in a Geographic Information System. The coverage of the shorelines starts approximately 8 km northeast of Ashland and extends for about 40 km to approximately 3 km east of the Bad River mouth. The shorelines were derived from land survey maps, topographic maps (USGS), and aerial photographs. The data set includes 10 shorelines for the years 1852, 1934, 1939, 1953, 1963, 1979, 1986, 1992, 1999, and 2013. Detail in the initial years of the shorelines (1852, 1934) may appear to be coarser having been hand drawn. Following 1939, all the shorelines were...
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A bathymetric layer for Lake Superior of unkown origin, obtained from the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) at http://gis.glin.net/ogc/services.php.
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This is a report of geochemical data from various media collected on Isle Royale, a large island in northeastern Lake Superior. Isle Royale became a national park in 1940 and was designated as a wilderness area in 1976. USGS sampling began in 1996 as part of a larger project on the Midcontinent Rift in the Lake Superior region. Data are given in nine Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. All the data are newly acquired by the USGS.
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The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division (BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical vegetation methodology" at a national level. The program will also create a geographic information system (GIS) database for the parks under its management. The purpose of the data is to document the state of vegetation within the NPS service area during the 1990's, thereby providing a baseline study for further analysis at the Regional or Service-wide level. The vegetation units of this map were determined through stereoscopic interpretation of aerial photographs supported by field sampling and ecological analysis. The vegetation...
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New gravity compilation has been compiled for the Lake Superior region. The gravity compilation includes survey stations available from Natural Resources Canada, National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly National Geophysical Data Center), Minnesota Geological Survey, and U.S. Geological Survey. Individual databases were combined and duplicates were removed resulting in a database of 63,880 gravity stations. The gravity station data were reprocessed from observed gravity to simple Bouguer anomaly following standard methods that depend on the station type (for example, land, lake surface, or lake bottom observation) and used a reduction density of 2,670 kg/m3. The compilation provides a consistent dataset...
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This report contains geochemical data gathered in the Ashland and Rice Lake 1 degree x 2 degree quadrangles in northern Wisconsin and adjacent parts of northern Michigan and Minnesota. The data, in part, is focused on the Chequamegon National Forest. Nine files are presented which contain more than 2,600 multi-element analyses of soils, stream sediments, and lake-bottom sediments.Data include a mixture of newly acquired data by the USGS and previously reported data from the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. The report thus provides a single-source summary in similar and consistent format of a majority of currently available analyses of surficial materials in this region. Files are presented in...
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These data have been collected on various vessel operations on the Great Lakes and select connecting waterways. This vessel operations data set is part of and connected to a larger database of Great Lakes research that includes trawl and gillnet catch data, sample information of fish species caught, as well as effort applied, operation conditions, and location details. The larger database also contains data on hydroacoustics, ichthyoplankton, zooplankton, zebra mussel, and benthos samples collected. Multiple operations were conducted on all Great Lakes each year (1958-2016) beginning in early spring and ending in late fall. Each vessel operation was completed for a specific purpose, or target mission, which are...
Categories: Data; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...
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The Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations data release is taken from the Research Vessel Catch (RVCAT) database curated at the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC). RVCAT has been used as the primary data collection tool aboard the GLSC’s research vessel operations. Content: The data set has been collected on various vessel operations on all the Great Lakes and select connecting waterways between the years 1958-2018. Data collection begins in early spring and ends in late fall. Each vessel operation was completed for a specific purpose, or target mission, which are enumerated in this data set. In addition to vessel operations data, RVCAT collects trawl and gillnet catch data, sample information of fish species caught,...
Types: Citation; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...
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The Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Superior 4° x 6° Quadrangle was mapped as part of the Quaternary Geologic Atlas of the United States. The atlas was begun as an effort to depict the areal distribution of surficial geologic deposits and other materials that accumulated or formed during the past 2+ million years, the period that includes all activities of the human species. These materials are at the surface of the earth. They make up the "ground" on which we walk, the "dirt" in which we dig foundations, and the "soil" in which we grow crops. Most of our human activity is related in one way or another to these surface materials that are referred to collectively by many geologists as regolith, the mantle of...
Categories: Web Site; Tags: 26003 = Alger, 26009 = Antrim, 26011 = Arenac, 26013 = Baraga, 26019 = Benzie, All tags...
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The data on this CD consist of geographic information system (GIS)coverages and tabular data on the geology of Early Proterozoic andArchean rocks in part of the Early Proterozoic Penokean orogeny.The map emphasizes metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks that weredeposited along the southern margin of the Superior craton and werelater deformed during continental collision at about 1850 Ma. Thearea includes the famous iron ranges of the south shore region ofthe Lake Superior district. Base maps, both as digital rastergraphics (DRG) and digital line graphs (DLG) are also provided forthe convenience of users. The map has been compiled from manyindividual studies, mostly by USGS researchers, completed during thepast...
Tags: 1100 - Geology, 1101 - General, 26003 = Alger, 26013 = Baraga, 26043 = Dickinson, All tags...
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All mysis data represented here expand upon vessel operations (OP table) data, all of which are collected by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and its partners. The Mysis Tables contain data collected from the research vessel deploying various gear used for mysis data collection. The database uses sample_type to indicate the gear deployed. The tables relating to Mysis are: Mysis_Catch.csv, Mysis_IND.csv, Mysis_OP.csv, and MY_IND Data Quality: Note that the following data release is a snapshot of the database at the time of release. Some data quality checks are still being undertaken after the time of release. Also, a large section of this database includes legacy data that if issues...
Categories: Data; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...
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The RVCAT database contains data that have been collected on various vessel operations on the Great Lakes and select connecting waterways. This section of Reference Tables specifically handles repetitive or standardized information that is called upon in the main tables of the RVCAT database. Reference tables are used in database design in order to standardize often used values and to make the data file efficient. All of the terms defined in the reference tables have been determined by the United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center and it’s partners. Data Quality: Note that the following data release is a snapshot of the database at the time of release. Some data quality checks are still being...
Categories: Data; Tags: Alewife, Bathythermograph, Benthos, Bloater, Cisco, All tags...


map background search result map search result map Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Superior 4° x 6° Quadrangle, United States and Canada Bedrock, soil, and lichen geochemistry from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan The geochemical landscape of northwestern Wisconsin and adjacent parts of northern Michigan and Minnesota(geochemical data files) Bedrock, soil, and lichen geochemistry from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan Digital Geologic Map of the Penokean Continental Margin, Northern Michigan and Wisconsin Lake Superior bathymetric contours (depth in meters) Isle Royale National Park Vegetation Mapping Project - Spatial Vegetation Data Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Updated gravity stations and anomaly compilation over Lake Superior Elevation-bathymetry models for the Lake Superior region Historic Lake Superior shorelines near Odanah, Wisconsin (1852 - 2013) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Gillnet. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Reference. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: OP. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Mysis. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Mensuration. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Historic Lake Superior shorelines near Odanah, Wisconsin (1852 - 2013) Bedrock, soil, and lichen geochemistry from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan Bedrock, soil, and lichen geochemistry from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan Isle Royale National Park Vegetation Mapping Project - Spatial Vegetation Data The geochemical landscape of northwestern Wisconsin and adjacent parts of northern Michigan and Minnesota(geochemical data files) Digital Geologic Map of the Penokean Continental Margin, Northern Michigan and Wisconsin Lake Superior bathymetric contours (depth in meters) Quaternary Geologic Map of the Lake Superior 4° x 6° Quadrangle, United States and Canada Updated gravity stations and anomaly compilation over Lake Superior Elevation-bathymetry models for the Lake Superior region Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Gillnet. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Reference. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: OP. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Mysis. (ver. 3.0, April 2019) Great Lakes Research Vessel Operations 1958-2018: Mensuration. (ver. 3.0, April 2019)