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Title: A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast (1997) (NDP-043C)

Abstract

This data base integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. West Coast into 0.25 degree latitude by 0.25 degree longitude grid cells and into 1:2,000,000 digitized line segments that can be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) as well as by non-GIS data bases. Each coastal grid cell and line segment contains data variables from the following seven data sets: elevation, geology, geomorphology, sea-level trends, shoreline displacement (erosion/accretion), tidal ranges, and wave heights. One variable from each data set was classified according to its susceptibility to sea-level rise and/or erosion to form 7 relative risk variables. These risk variables range in value from 1 to 5 and may be used to calculate a Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI). Algorithms used to calculate several CVIs are listed within this text.

Creator(s)/Author(s):
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Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
ORNL/CDIAC-81; NDP-043C
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23). Biological Systems Science Division
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
OSTI Identifier:
1389517
DOI:
10.3334/CDIAC/SSR.NDP043C

Citation Formats

Gomitz, Vivien M., Beaty, Tammy W., and Daniels, Richard C. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast (1997) (NDP-043C). United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/SSR.NDP043C.
Gomitz, Vivien M., Beaty, Tammy W., & Daniels, Richard C. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast (1997) (NDP-043C). United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/SSR.NDP043C.
Gomitz, Vivien M., Beaty, Tammy W., and Daniels, Richard C. 1997. "A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast (1997) (NDP-043C)". United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/SSR.NDP043C. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389517. Pub date:Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1997
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title = {A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast (1997) (NDP-043C)},
author = {Gomitz, Vivien M. and Beaty, Tammy W. and Daniels, Richard C.},
abstractNote = {This data base integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. West Coast into 0.25 degree latitude by 0.25 degree longitude grid cells and into 1:2,000,000 digitized line segments that can be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) as well as by non-GIS data bases. Each coastal grid cell and line segment contains data variables from the following seven data sets: elevation, geology, geomorphology, sea-level trends, shoreline displacement (erosion/accretion), tidal ranges, and wave heights. One variable from each data set was classified according to its susceptibility to sea-level rise and/or erosion to form 7 relative risk variables. These risk variables range in value from 1 to 5 and may be used to calculate a Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI). Algorithms used to calculate several CVIs are listed within this text.},
doi = {10.3334/CDIAC/SSR.NDP043C},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {1}
}

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