Atlantic City, NJ 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Atlantic City DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding the town of Atlantic City, New Jersey. It spans from Cape May in the south to Barnegat Light in the north and includes the communities of Wildwood, Avalon, Sea Isle City, Ocean City, Brigantine, Beach Haven, and Harvey Cedars. 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 October 2007 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Atlantic City
States New Jersey
Region East Coast
-75.05 -74
Date Completed 2007-10-10
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
Position: not available


DEM Restrictions

WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.

How to cite this DEM

Carignan, K.S., L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, T. Sazonova, and D.C. Schoolcraft, 2009. Digital Elevation Model of Atlantic City, New Jersey: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-18, Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 29 pp.
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