Bouguer Anomalies of New Jersey is a GIS shapefile of bouguer gravity contours (lines) at 1 milligal intervals. The contours are based on gravity data in New Jersey and vicinity. The New Jersey contours were clipped at the state outline.The bouguer anomalies in New Jersey range from a low of -58 milligals to a high of +37milligals.
Bolla, W. O., Gravity Survey of Princeton-New Brunswick Area, New Jersey, Princeton University, Survey Year 1962
Bond, K.R. and Daniels, D. L., Principal facts for the Gravity Stations in Hunterdon, Mercer, Monmouth and Somerset Counties, Central New Jersey, Open-File Report 86-0294, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Survey Year 1986
Bonini, W.E. and Woolard , G.P., 1957, Observational accuracy of high-range geodetic type Worden gravimeters: American Geophysical Union Transactions, v. 38.
Bothner, W. A., Brace, R. D., Gravity Data in Connecticut, Open-File Report 78-0804, University of New Hampshire, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS),Survey Year 1978
Delaware, Maryland and Virginia Gravity Survey, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1969
Diment, W. H. and Urban T. C., Gravity Surveys in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Date Unlisted
Drake, Trip AN, Series CE, University of Wisconsin, Date Unlisted
Ghatge, S. L. and Hall, D. H., 1989, Geophysical investigations to determine bedrock topography in East Hanover-Morristown area, Morris County, New Jersey: N. J. Geological Survey Report 17.
Ghatge, S .L., 1990, Gravity investigations to delineate bedrock topography in portions of the south-central Passaic River Basin, New Jersey: N. J. Geological Survey unpublished data.
Ghatge, S. L. and Jagel, D.L., 1990, Gravity base station network of northern New Jersey: N. J. Geological Survey Open File Report OF 90-2.
Ghatge, S. L. and Hall, D.H., 1991, Bedrock topography of the Millburn-Springfield area, Essex and Union Counties, New Jersey: N. J. Geological Survey Map Series 91-4.
Ghatge, S. L., Jagel , D.L. and Herman, G.C., 1992, Gravity investigations to delineate subsurface geology in the Beemerville Intrusive Complex Area, Sussex County, New Jersey: N. J. Geological Survey Geologic Map Series 92-2.
Gravity Reductions in Pennsylvania, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Survey Year 1967
Gravity Data in the United States, North - South Profiles, DMAH/TC, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics (HIG), Survey Year 1967
Gravity Data Covering the North Eastern United States, National Geodetic Survey, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Date Unlisted
Gravity Data from Central and Southern Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, Survey Year 1980
Greenland Gravity Observations, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1962
Helicopter Gravity Measuring System Test Survey in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1968
Hersey, J. B., Trip CX, Series AE, University of Wisconsin, Survey Year 1941
Iverson, R. M., Trip CZ, Series I, University of Wisconsin, Survey Year 1955
Klewsaat, Darin, 1988, Residual Bouguer Gravity Anomalies in the Central Newark Basin: Implications for subsurface structure of Diabase Bodies: Rider College, New Jersey, unpublished Senior Thesis.
Koslowski, Final Analysis, Computation Report and Survey Data for U.S. East Coast Gravity Survey, DMAHTC/GSS, Survey Year 1984
Kucks, R. P., Principal Facts for a Gravity Survey within the Thiells Topographic Quadrangle, New York, Open-File Report 84-0481, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Survey Year 1984
Meier, D. R., 1949, Geophysical investigations in the Trenton-Old Bridge area, New Jersey: unpublished M.S. Thesis, Princeton University
National Gravimeter Base Network, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Date Unlisted
National Gravity Base Net and Excenters, DMAHTC/GSS, Survey Year 1967
New Jersey Regional Gravity Survey, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1969
New York Base Net, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1968
New York Regional Gravity Survey and Secondary Gravity Bade Net DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1970
NOAA/OES Absolute Gravity Base Stations, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Survey Year 1992
Pennsylvania Regional Gravity Survey, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1969
Reference Base Stations in the United States, DMAHTC/GSG, Survey Year 1979
Revetta, F., Gravity Survey of New York State, State University of New York at Buffalo, Survey Year 1975
Sabet, M. A., Eastern Shore of Maryland and Southern Delaware Gravity Data, Old Dominion University, Survey Year 1975
Sandberg, S. K. and others, 1996, Geophysical Investigation of the Potomac-Raritan-Magothy Aquifer System and Underlying Bedrock in Parts of Middlesex and Mercer Counties, New Jersey: N.J. Geological Survey Report GSR 37.
Sheridan, R.E., 1987 Project Buena 557, Rutgers University, New Jersey, unpublished data.
Steenland, N. C. and Woollard, G. P. , Gravity and Magnetic Investigation of the structure of the Cortland Complex, New York, Geological Society Of America, Survey Year 1952
Steenland, N.C. and, Woollard, G. P.,Trip AB, Series K, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Survey Year 1942
Sugarman, P. J., 1981, The geological interpretation of gravity anomalies in the vicinity of Raritan Bay, New Jersey and New York: unpublished M.S. Thesis University of Delaware.
Sumner, J. R., Meyer, R. F. ,Dunleavy J. M., Fleming, R. S., Principal Facts for Gravity Stations in the Newark-GettysburgTriassic Basin, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Open-File Report 76-0302, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Survey Year 1978
The American Secondary Calibration Line, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1967
Warfield, W.S., 1971 A gravity survey of the Beemerville area, Sussex County, New Jersey: Rider College, New Jersey, Junior Paper.
Whalen, C. T., BSD Gravity Survey, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1966
Whalen, C. T., The Euro/African Secondary Calibration Line Survey, DMAH/TC, Survey Year 1965
Whalen, C. T., Extension of the Euro-African Calibration line, American Geophysical Union (AGU), Survey Year 1962
Wollard, G. P., Trip BK, Series JML, Unlisted, Date Unlisted
Woollard, G.P., The Gravity Meter as a Geodetic Instrument, Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR)
Woollard, G. P.,Trip AE, Series B, Princeton University, Survey Year 1939
Woollard, G . P. and Others, Trip VS, Series E, Princeton University, Survey Year 1947
World Wide Absolute Instrument Observed Gravity Records National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Date Unlisted
World Wide Excenter Station, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Date Unlisted
Yersak, R.E., 1977, Gravity study of Staten Island and vicinity: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University, unpublished Master Thesis.
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Gravity data for New Jersey and vicinity obtained from the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, US Dept. of Defence and the New Jersey Geological Survey were reduced to obtain Bouguer gravity anomalies. The Bouguer anomaly values were gridded (kriging) and contoured. The contoured data were converted to DXF file format and exported to ESRI's ARCINFO line coverage. The line coverage was then converted to shape file using ESRI's ArcView 3.2. Each line was assigned a contour value in milligals. Then using the New Jersey state outline New Jersey contours were clipped from data from the surrounding states for this shape file.