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23 June 2022 | dataset

Samoa, Northeast Savai'i, Coastal Geological Map #2

Coastal geological and geomorphological mapping was done around Savai'i Island, Samoa. Four map sheets representing the 4 directional quarters of Savai'i island was produced and is available for download with appropriate permission. Geological and geomorphological coastal map of South-East Savai'i is contained in this metadata entry. Aerial photographs taken in 1999 were mainly used for overall mapping. Satellite (Ikonos) images, 1:100,000-scale geology map and 1:50,000-scale topography maps were also used as supplementary data. In order to check image interpretation, in situ surveys were conducted along the whole coastal area of the Savai’i island. Visual check and description, photographs or video recording, beach profiling, bathymetry survey and sampling were performed. In the laboratory, re-interpretation of images was performed based on the results of surveys and laboratory analysis. The final data were compiled using GIS software (MapInfoTM) and produced into 1:12,500- to 1:50,000-scale map sheets. This map series was published by the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral resources (KIGAM) with the assistance of Samoa Meteorology Division (SMD) Ministry of Natural Resources ,Environment and Meteorology (MNREM) of Samoa and South Pacific Applied Geoscience and with the grant of UNDP under the auspices of the Ministry of Education , Science and Technology (MEST) of Korea and KIGAM. A SOPAC task WS 1999.009 intiated by the request of Samoa as apart of the SOPAC-KIGAM program.You can customize the template to suit your needs. You can add and remove fields and fill out default information (e.g. contact details). Fields you can not change in the default view may be accessible in the more comprehensive (and more complex) advanced view. You can even use the XML editor to create custom structures, but they have to be validated by the system, so know what you do :-)

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Publisher Pacific Data Hub
Modified 23 June 2022
Release Date 23 June 2022
Source URL
Identifier a6ddd30b-b4cf-463a-b9dc-8d742657f8d1
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Array, Array
Relevant Countries American Samoa, Samoa
License Public
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