EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Inactive Disposal Sites

Description
NOAA's ENC Direct to GIS web portal provides comprehensive access to display, query, and download all available NOAA ENC data in a variety of GIS/CAD formats for non-navigational purposes using Internet mapping service technology. A sea area where dredged material or other potentially more harmful material, e.g. explosives, chemical waste, is deliberately deposited. (Derived from IHO Chart Specifications, M-4). The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) downloaded the approach/harbor dumping grounds from NOAA's ENC Direct website on May 21, 2009. The website was up-to-date through April 9, 2009. CZM changed the name of these data from "NOAA ENC Direct to GIS: Dumping Ground" to "Inactive Disposal Sites." CZM projected the data to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (FIPS zone 2001), meters, and removed active dumping grounds.
Publisher
NOAA's Ocean Service, Office of Coast Survey (OCS)
Place(s)
U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, U.S. territories, U.S. waters, Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine, and Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean
Subject(s)
Hydrography, Transportation, Wildlife/Fisheries, Marine Navigation, Dumping Ground, Regulated Area, oceans, 014, transportation, 018, Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Contaminants, Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Chemistry, and Oceans > Marine Sediments > Sediment Composition
Year
2001-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
MassGIS
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