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Atlas of GLORIA sidescan-sonar imagery of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States

Description of the EEZ-View CD-ROM:

The EEZ-View CD-ROM contains GLORIA sidescan imagery of the deep-water portions (deeper than 200 meters) of the Exclusive Economic Zone. Its features include:

Mainland USA Alaska Pacific Islands
East Coast Bering Sea Hawaiian Ridge
Gulf of Mexico Aleutian Arc Kingman Reef
Puerto Rico Gulf of Alaska Palmyra Atoll
West Coast   Johnston Island

More detailed imagery available soon:

Multiple CD-ROMs of high-resolution GLORIA imagery for all deep-water areas of the Pacific EEZ will become available during 1998. Features include:

Existing USGS web sites with GLORIA imagery available:

East & Gulf Coast West Coast Alaska Pacific Islands
East Coast California Bering Sea Hawaiian Ridge
Gulf of Mexico Oregon Aleutian Arc Palmyra Atoll
Puerto Rico Washington Gulf of Alaska Johnston Island

Problems using your CD-ROM?

Please review the following information to help diagnose difficulties in running EEZ-View. The file "1_README.TXT" on the CD-ROM provides directions on how to start using EEZ-View.

The most basic system requirements to use the EEZ-View tutorial and software provided on the disc are as follows (performance will be extremely slow if memory and CD-ROM speed requirements are not met):

Known bugs:

How to order the CD:

The EEZ-View CD-ROM is officially published as USGS Open-File Report 97-540.

Paper atlases and CD-ROMs of GLORIA sidescan imagery are available in many university libraries and may be purchased through USGS Information Services in Denver, CO by calling 1-888-ASK-USGS.


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