Palm Beach, FL 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Palm Beach DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding the town of Palm Beach, Florida. It spans the eastern coast of Florida, from Port St. Lucie to Boca Raton. 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 September 2010 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Palm Beach
States Florida
Region East Coast
-80.36 -79.42
Date Completed 2010-09-16
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

Friday, D.Z., L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, E. Lim and P.R. Grothe, 2012. Digital Elevation Models of Palm Beach, Florida: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-54, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 34 pp.
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