The Yakutat 8/15 arc-second DEM covers the community of Yakutat on the south shore of Yakutat Bay, Alaska. Larger 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.
|Region||Gulf of Alaska|
|Horizontal Datum||WGS 84|
|Vertical Datum||MHHW (meters)|
|Vertical Transformation||Source elevation data transformed vertically using a constant offset derived from NOAA tide stations.|
|Cell Size||8/15 arc-second|
|Source||NOAA / NGDC / MGG|
|Developer||NOAA / NGDC / MGG|
|Contact||Barry W Eakins @ NOAA / NGDC|
WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.