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Yakutat, AK 8/3 arc-second MHHW DEM

The Yakutat 8/3 arc-second DEM covers Yakutat Bay, Alaska, including the community of Yakutat. Larger and smaller DEMs of the Yakutat area were also developed. The DEMs were built in May 2009 to support the State of Alaska's efforts to improve the resiliency of its coastal communities to tsunamis.



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Name Yakutat
States Alaska
Region Gulf of Alaska
Extent
59.91
-140.47 -139.37
59.27
Date Completed 2009-05-27
Type Tsunami Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed vertically using a constant offset derived from NOAA tide stations.
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 8/3 arc-second
Registration Grid-node
Version 1
Source NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Developer NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Project NTHMP DEM
Contact Barry W Eakins @ NOAA / NGDC
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How to cite this DEM

Caldwell, R.J., B.W. Eakins, and E. Lim, 2011. Digital Elevation Models of Yakutat, Alaska: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-41, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 29 pp.
Questions or Comments: dem.info@noaa.gov