Maryland Oyster Sanctuaries

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Created: Feb 26, 2021 at 8:13 p.m.
Last updated: Mar 12, 2021 at 9:58 p.m.
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Polygon delineation of Maryland oyster sanctuaries. The document "Oyster_Sanctuaries_of_the_Chespeake_Bay_and_Tidal_Tributaries_September 2010" is the source material for the features in this dataset. Section I of the document describes sanctuaries that were created prior to September 2010. Section II of the document describe sanctuaries that were created in September of 2010.

This also includes a shapefile of historic oyster beds in the bay as known by the state of Maryland.

This raster is the bathymetry of the Maryland Section of the Chesapeake bay. This data comes from NOAA's coastal department.

This resource also includes a demo into using HS_restclient in Jupyter Notebook.

This resource was added for CEEN534 class at BYU.

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
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Decimal degrees
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South Latitude
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Henrichsen, H. (2021). Maryland Oyster Sanctuaries, HydroShare,

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