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Airborne geophysical surveys

Airborne surveys measuring the earth's magnetic field, resistivity or other electomagnetic properties, or gamma ray emission over parts of North America.

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North America
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surveys.kmz 10 megabyte compressed KML file
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/surveys?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities&version=1.3.0
Download:
Select detailed aeromagnetic surveys by state or county
Data for each survey can be downloaded through the report describing the survey, which you can find from this selection interface or by clicking on the map above.
Documentation:
Metadata:
USGS Science Data Catalog has 1,585 metadata records for these surveys
Metadata for each survey can also be found through the report describing the survey.
Publications:
USGS Open-File Report 2002-361
Digital Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States and Hawaii - A Companion to the North American Magnetic Anomaly Map
Digital and analog archives comprising more than 1,000 surveys, covering approximately 8,000,000 line-km of data, flown at various flight heights and line spacings.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/ofr-02-361/
USGS Open-File Report 99-557
Digitized Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico
Aeromagnetic survey data digitized from previously published contour maps.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/ofr-99-0557/
USGS Open-File Report 2009-1129
Aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric data for the conterminous United States and Alaska from the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program of the U.S. Department of Energy
Flight-line data from the original surveys available for each 1°x2° map quadrangle, used in creating the national compilation
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1129/

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