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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Airborne Geophysical Survey Inventory of the Conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico (ver. 2.0, June 2020)
Johnson, M.R., Anderson, E.D., Ball, L.B., Drenth, B.J., Grauch, V.J.S., McCafferty, A.E., Scheirer, D.S., Schweitzer, P.N., Shah, A.K., and Smith, B.D., 2019, Airborne Geophysical Survey Inventory of the Conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico (ver. 2.0, June 2020): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9K8YTW1.

This is the formal data release from which these data are derived.

Digital Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States and Hawaii - A Companion to the North American Magnetic Anomaly Map
U.S. Geological Survey and National Geophysical Data Center, 2002, Digital Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States and Hawaii - A Companion to the North American Magnetic Anomaly Map, USGS Open-File Report 2002-361, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr02361.

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.

Digitized Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico
U.S. Geological Survey, 1999, Digitized Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico: USGS Open-File Report 1999-557, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr99577.

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.

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
Hill, P.A., Kucks, R.P., Ravat, D., 2009, 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: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1129, https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20091129.

Flight-line data from the original surveys available for each 1°x2° map quadrangle, used in creating the national compilation

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