Elements of Habitat Mapping – Examples of Phase I Products

Acoustic Mapping

Map of the bathymetry of the Phase I area derived from acoustic mapping

Sediment Grain Size

Location of sediment grain size samples

Sediment Environments

Map of sedimentary environments derived from sub-bottom profiles and sediment cores

Ecological Characterization

Infaunal and Epifaunal Species Richness from the Fall 2012 in the Phase I Area

Physical Oceanography

Model output of maximum bottom stress predicted for Superstorm Sandy