This state barrier beach data layer was compiled by the
Resource Mapping Project staff at the University of
Massachusetts, Amherst for the Massachusetts Coastal Zone
(ESRI Shapefile with ArcGIS .lyr and ArcView 3x .avl)
ManuscriptInterpreted paper USGS Topographic Maps.
MethodologyA polygon coverage was built by digitizing interpreted feature boundaries not including the shoreline. The shoreline used in this coverage is from the MassGIS 1:25,000 source.
AttributesThe layer's polygon attribute table has the following items:
|BBPOLYID||4||5||B||Arbitary numeric code to identity unique features.|
|BBNAME||8||8||C||State designated alpha-numeric code for each barrier beach unit.|
MaintenanceMCZM maintains the data.
Last Updated 5/30/2007
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