Benthic Habitat Mapping Data

Data Data Description

Source Imagery

IKONOS Description:
Satellite images of Vieques taken by the multispectral IKONOS sensor. These images are in the JPEG2000 (.jp2) format.  They were used to identify, delineate and classify shallow-water benthic habitats.
 
Orthophotos Description:
Orthorectified aerial photos of Vieques taken by ADS40 sensor. These images are in the Mr. Sid format (.sid).  They were used to identify, delineate and classify shallow-water benthic habitats.
Benthic Habitat Map Benthic Habitat Map Description:
ESRI shapefiles representing the benthic habitats mapped in Vieques.
Ground Validation (GV) Sites GV Sites Description:
ESRI shapefiles denoting the location of underwater photos and videos collected to produce the Vieques benthic habitat map.
Accuracy Assessment (AA) Sites AA Sites Description:
ESRI shapefiles denoting the location of underwater photos and videos collected to evaluate the thematic accuracy of the Vieques benthic habitat map.