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Monterey, CA 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Monterey DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding Monterey Bay. The DEM has a 1/3 arc-second (~10 meter) cell size, and is referenced to a vertical datum of mean high water. It was built in January 2008 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.



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Name Monterey
States California
Region West Coast
Extent
37.11
-122.52 -121.52
36.09
Date Completed 2008-01-11
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed using either NOAA's VDatum vertical transformation tool -- http://vdatum.noaa.gov/ or a constant offset for areas outside VDatum coverage.
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 1/3 arc-second
Registration Grid-node
Version 1
Source NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Developer NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Project NOAA Tsunami Inundation
Contact Barry W Eakins @ NOAA / NGDC
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How to cite this DEM

Carignan, K.S., L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, 2009. Digital Elevation Model of Monterey, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-20, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 30 pp.
Questions or Comments: dem.info@noaa.gov