Port San Luis, CA 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The DEM area covers the coastal region surrounding Port San Luis, California including Morro Bay. 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 July 2006 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Port San Luis
States California
Region West Coast
-121.3 -120.45
Date Completed 2006-07-08
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed using both a constant offset and 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
Position: not available


DEM Restrictions

WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.

How to cite this DEM

Taylor, L.A., B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, R.R. Warnken, D.C. Schoolcraft and G.F. Sharman, 2008. Digital Elevation Model of Port San Luis, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-3, National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, CO, 24 pp.
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