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Community Coastal Digital Elevation Models from NOAA/NGDC

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        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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    dateStamp:  2013-05-31
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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            title:  Community Coastal Digital Elevation Models from NOAA/NGDC
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                date:  2006-01-01
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                        city:  Boulder
                        administrativeArea:  Colorado
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                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/coastal/coastal.html
                        name:  NGDC Integrated Models of Coastal Relief
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                name:  Integrated Models of Coastal Relief from NOAA/NGDC
                issueIdentification:  Named by primary coastal city, state in DEM.
        abstract:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) builds and distributes high-resolution, coastal digital elevation models (DEMs) that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental needs. Bathymetric, topographic, and shoreline data used in DEM compilation are obtained from various sources, including NGDC, the U.S. National Ocean Service (NOS), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal, state, and local government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies. DEMs are referenced to a variety of vertical tidal datums, generally Mean High Water, and horizontal datum of World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84). Cell size is based on user requirements and generally range from 1/3 arc-second (~10 meters) to 1 arc-second.
        purpose:  The DEMs can be used for modeling of coastal processes (tsunami inundation, storm surge, sea-level rise, contaminant dispersal, etc.), ecosystems management and habitat research, coastal and marine spatial planning, and hazard mitigation and community preparedness.
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            individualName:  Barry W. Eakins
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                contactInstructions:  Contact NGDC's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/aboutmgg/contacts.html
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            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
            keyword:  Earth Science > Land Surface > Topography > Terrain Elevation
            keyword:  Earth Science > Land Surface > Topography > Topographical Relief
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            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Caribbean Sea
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf of Mexico
            keyword:  Ocean > Pacific Ocean > North Pacific Ocean
            keyword:  Ocean > Pacific Ocean > North Pacific Ocean > Gulf of Alaska
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            useLimitation:  Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
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            useLimitation:  Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
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            useLimitation:  While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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            title:  Digital Elevation Model Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
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                        name:  DEM Color Shaded Relief Map Service
                        description:  A map service showing color shaded relief visualizations of land and seafloor digital elevation models (DEMs) available from NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center.
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        abstract:  A map service showing the location and coverage of land and seafloor digital elevation models (DEMs) available from NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center. NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) builds and distributes high-resolution, coastal digital elevation models (DEMs) that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental needs. They can be used for modeling of coastal processes (tsunami inundation, storm surge, sea-level rise, contaminant dispersal, etc.), ecosystems management and habitat research, coastal and marine spatial planning, and hazard mitigation and community preparedness. Layers available in the map service: Layers 1-4: DEMs by Category (includes various DEMs, both hosted at NGDC, and elsewhere on the web); Layers 6-11: NGDC DEM Projects (DEMs hosted at NGDC, color-coded by project); Layer 12: All NGDC Bathymetry DEMs (All bathymetry or bathy-topo DEMs hosted at NGDC).
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            useLimitation:  These data not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For official navigation products, please refer to the U.S. nautical charts available from the NOAA Office of Coast Survey: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov.
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            title:  Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Map Service
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                date:  2011-10-19
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                        name:  DEM Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
                        description:  A map service showing the location and coverage of land and seafloor digital elevation models (DEMs) available from NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center.
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        abstract:  This is a tiled map service showing color shaded relief visualizations of high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) of U.S. coastal regions. NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) builds and distributes high-resolution coastal digital elevation models (DEMs) that integrate ocean bathymetry and land topography to support NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in Earth's environment, and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental needs. They can be used for modeling of coastal processes (tsunami inundation, storm surge, sea-level rise, contaminant dispersal, etc.), ecosystems management and habitat research, coastal and marine spatial planning, and hazard mitigation and community preparedness. DEMs included in this visualization: High-resolution DEMs of select U.S. coastal communities and surrounding areas. Most are at a resolution of 1/3 to 1 arc-second (approx 10-30 m); U.S. Coastal Relief Model: A 3 arc-second (approx 90 m) comprehensive view of the conterminous U.S. coastal zone, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii; Southern Alaska Coastal Relief Model: A 24 arc-second (approx. 500 m) model of Southern Alaska, spanning the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska. This map service can be used as a basemap. It has a transparent background, so it can also be shown as a layer on top of a different basemap. Please see NGDC's corresponding DEM Footprints map service for polygon footprints and more information about the individual DEMs used to create this composite view.
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                northBoundLatitude:  90
        couplingType:  (SV_CouplingType) tight
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  ArcGIS Server REST endpoint for cached map service
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/web_mercator/dem_hillshades_mosaic/MapServer
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  ArcGIS Map Service
                name:  Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS Cached Map Service
                description:  REST endpoint for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief ArcGIS cached map service
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
        containsOperations:  (SV_OperationMetadata)
            operationName:  WMS Get Capabilities
            DCP:
            connectPoint:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/soap/web_mercator/dem_hillshades_mosaic/MapServer/WMSServer?request=GetCapabilities%26service=WMS
                protocol:  http
                applicationProfile:  Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service (WMS)
                name:  Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief Web Map Service (WMS)
                description:  Capabilities document for Open Geospatial Consortium Web Map Service for Digital Elevation Models: Color Shaded Relief
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  Varies
            version:
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                positionName:  DEM Information
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        electronicMailAddress:  dem.info@noaa.gov
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
        transferOptions:
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/coastal/coastal.html
                name:  Integrated Models of Coastal Relief from NOAA/NGDC Homepage
                description:  Information, preview and access DEM, metadata record and development report.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The horizontal accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEMs are dependent upon DEM cell size and the accuracy of input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Vertical Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The vertical accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEM is dependent upon DEM cell size and the accuracy of input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Gridding interpolation to determine values between sparse NOS hydrographic soundings in deep water degrades the vertical accuracy of deep-water elevations.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  NGDC makes every effort to obtain all available digital topographic and bathymetric datasets in each region for use in building the DEMs.
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets are visually compared internally and externally (with other overlapping datasets and satellite images and maps) in ESRI ArcGIS for identification of anomalous elevations or data inconsistencies. Where elevation inconsistencies occurred, the most recent and/or highest resolution data set are selected for use in that region. Elevations in the older and/or lower-resolution datasets are deleted prior to building the DEMs.
            result:
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  All datasets obtained by NGDC are converted to common horizontal and vertical datums, visually inspected, xyz files for each input dataset are gridded using MB-System's 'mbgrid' tool, which utilizes a high-tension spline interpolation method to fill grid cells with no input elevation values, and quantitatively evaluated.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2006-01-01T00:00:00
                processor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    individualName:  Barry W. Eakins
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    positionName:  Research Scientist
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                            voice:  303-497-6505
                            facsimile:  303-497-6513
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            deliveryPoint:  NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC
                            deliveryPoint:  325 Broadway, E/GC3
                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  Colorado
                            postalCode:  80305-3328
                            country:  USA
                            electronicMailAddress:  Barry.Eakins@noaa.gov
                        hoursOfService:  9am-5pm, M-F, Mountain Time
                        contactInstructions:  Contact NGDC's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/aboutmgg/contacts.html
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        dateOfNextUpdate:  2014-06-01
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard (version FGDC-STD-012-2002) using the 2012-08-07 version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform for DEMs.
        maintenanceNote:  Translated from FGDC 2012-08-08T17:16:45.609-06:00
        maintenanceNote:  Last Metadata Review Date: 2013-05-31
        contact:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
            individualName:  Kelly Carignan
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                address:  (CI_Address)
                    electronicMailAddress:  kelly.carignan@noaa.gov
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact