Bar Harbor, ME 1/3 arc-second NAVD 88 DEM

The Bar Harbor DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding the town of Bar Harbor, Maine. It provides coverage of over 100 miles of rocky coastline in Maine, including the towns of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park and much of the nearby mainland (Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Winter Harbor, and Gouldsboro). The DEM has a 1/3 arc-second (~10 meter) cell size, and is referenced to a vertical datum of NAVD 88. It was built in October 2011 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Bar Harbor
States Maine
Region East Coast
-68.7 -67.62
Date Completed 2011-10-17
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum NAVD 88 (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

Friday, D.Z, L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, K.S. Carignan, P.R. Grothe, E. Lim, and M.R. Love, 2011. Digital Elevation Models of Bar Harbor, Maine: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center technical report, Boulder, CO, 22 pp.
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