This dataset contains point data for eelgrass verification field work completed in 2006 by the US Fish & Wildlife Service. Field work was conducted during September, October and November of 2006. The resulting information was used extensivley in the creation of the accompanyng polygonal eelgrass dataset.
Used for verification of eelgrass beds in the 2006 Long Island Sound study.
FWS R5 ES Southern NE/NY Bight Coastal Est. Program
Data points were taken with handheld GPS lat/long position
Internal feature number.
Approximate location identified by land or waterbody name
Additional location identified by land or waterbody name
Date of field work
Time of day
Depth to bottom
coverage type - High, Medium or Low
comments by field crew
High tide time of day
Site ID number (not same as polygon site ID)