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NGDC/WDS Global Historical Tsunami Database, 2100 BC to present
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    language:  eng; USA
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    contact:  Haz Info
    dateStamp:  2015-10-01
    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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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  NGDC/WDS Global Historical Tsunami Database, 2100 BC to present
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  1974-01-01
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
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                  Anchor:  DOI doi:10.7289/V5PN93H7
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                organisationName:  National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS)
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
            citedResponsibleParty:  Paula Dunbar
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                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/tsu_db.shtml
                        protocol:  http
                        name:  NGDC/WDS Global Historical Tsunami Database, 2100 BC to present
                        description:  Information on tsunami events from 2100 BC to the present in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas.
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        abstract:  The Global Historical Tsunami Database provides information on over 2,400 tsunamis from 2100 BC to the present in the the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas. The database includes two related files. The first file includes information on the tsunami source such as the date, time, and location of the source event; cause and validity of the source, tsunami magnitude and intensity; maximum water height; the total number of fatalities, injuries, houses destroyed, and houses damaged; and total damage estimate (in U.S. dollars). The second related file contains information on the runups (the locations where tsunami waves were observed by eyewitnesses, reconnaissance surveys, tide gauges, and deep-ocean sensors) such as name, location, arrival time, maximum water height and inundation distance, and socio-economic data (deaths, injuries, damage) for the specific runup location.
        purpose:  These data are necessary for tsunami hazard assessments, mitigation efforts, and warning guidance.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) onGoing
        pointOfContact:  Paula Dunbar
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            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/icons/tsunamis.jpg
            fileDescription:  Maps showing tsunami events and tsunami runups and locations.
            fileType:  jpg
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Tsunamis
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
                date: (unknown)
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            keyword:  Disasters > Catastrophic Phenomena > Tsunami
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
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        descriptiveKeywords:  WDS Project Keyword
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            keyword:  Global
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Global Historical Tsunami Database. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5PN93H7 [access date]
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            otherConstraints:  Access to this dataset is unrestricted.
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            otherConstraints:  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.
        language:  eng; USA
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) geoscientificInformation
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                eastBoundLongitude:  180
                southBoundLatitude:  -63
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                    beginPosition:  -2000-00-00
                    endPosition:
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            name:  ASCII
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        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  ArcGIS
            version: (unknown)
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  Haz Info
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                fees:  Free online
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=70&d=7
                protocol:  http
                name:  Tsunami Event Database
                description:  Provides information on the tsunami source including date, time, event location, magnitude of the phenomenon, maximum wave height, and socio-economic information such as the total number of fatalities and dollar damage estimates if available. If the tsunami source was an earthquake or volcanic eruption, it is flagged and linked to the related database.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/nndc/struts/form?t=101650&s=167&d=166
                protocol:  http
                name:  Tsunami Runup Database
                description:  Provides information on locations where tsunami waves were observed by eyewitnesses, post-tsunami field surveys, tide gauges, or deep ocean sensors. Includes the maximum wave height, inundation distance, and number of fatalities or dollar damage estimates at the specific location if available.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/hazards/
                protocol:  http
                name:  Natural Hazards Map Viewer
                description:  Tsunami source and runup locations, significant earthquake epicenters, significant volcanic eruption locations.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) search
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: http://gis.ngdc.noaa.gov/export/hazards/hazards.kmz
                protocol:  http
                name:  Google Earth KML
                description:  Tsunami source and runup locations, significant earthquake epicenters, significant volcanic eruption locations.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
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                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/
                name:  Natural Hazards Website
                description:  Data, products and services for natural hazards.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    dataQualityInfo:  NCEI repository history
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    metadataMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) unknown
        maintenanceNote:  This record was automatically modified on 2015-10-01 to include references to NCEI where applicable.
        contact:  Anna Milan