Eureka, CA 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Eureka MHW DEM covers the coastal area surrounding Eureka, California including the communities of Arcata, Orick, Trinidad, and McKinleyville. 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 November 2009 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Eureka
States California
Region West Coast
-125.01 -124
Date Completed 2009-11-30
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed using NOAA's VDatum vertical transformation tool --
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, R.J. Caldwell, D.Z. Friday, E. Lim, and P.R. Grothe, 2010. Digital Elevation Models of Eureka, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-38, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 41 pp.
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