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Issues

usSEABED data are currently in use by the USGS and others. As issues with the source data, the output data provided in the publications themselves, or how the data are used in a GIS or models may be discovered, a notification about such will be posted on here. Users are encouraged both to notify the usSEABED partners at usseabed@octopus.wr.usgs.gov with any questions or concerns and to refer to this page for updates.

Issue found May 2006:

Use of data in the text format in ESRI shapefiles

A known bug exists when using data in text format to create ESRI shapefiles. 
http://support.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=knowledgebase.techarticles.articleShow&d=24611
If a subset of data are exported in ArcMap, the decimal point may move to the left.

 

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