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Island of Hawai‘i

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1999
End Date
2007

Citation

Chavez, P.S., Jr., Isbrecht, J., Velasco, M.G., and Cochran, S.A., 2016, Digital image mosaics of the nearshore coastal waters of selected areas on the Hawaiian Islands of Hawai‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, and O‘ahu generated using aerial photographs and airborne lidar bathymetry data: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7NZ85SK.

Summary

The lack of geographic and thematic maps of coral reefs limits our understanding of reefs and our ability to assess change. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has the capability to compile digital image mosaics that are useful for creating detailed map products. Image maps covering the shallow near-shore coastal waters have been produced for several of the main Hawaiian Islands, including Hawai‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, and O‘ahu and are presented in JPEG2000 (.jp2) format. The digital-image mosaics were generated by first scanning historical aerial photographs at 1.0 meter-per-pixel resolution. The individually scanned digital images were tone- and color-matched and then combined together using spatial matching. Separately, black and white [...]

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hawaii_meta.xml
“Hawai'i island-specific metadata”
Original FGDC Metadata

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20.33 KB application/fgdc+xml
kailuakona_1m.zip
“imagery and area-specific metadata”
171.76 MB application/zip
waikoloa_1m.zip
“imagery and area-specific metadata”
155.12 MB application/zip
kukio_1m.zip
“imagery and area-specific metadata”
151.38 MB application/zip
kawaihae_1m.zip
“imagery and area-specific metadata”
100.9 MB application/zip

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