Myrtle Beach, SC 1 arc-second MHW DEM

The Myrtle Beach DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding the town of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The DEM has a 1 arc-second (~30 meter) cell size, and is referenced to a vertical datum of mean high water. It was built in May 2006 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Myrtle Beach
States South Carolina
Region East Coast
-79.2 -78.4
Date Completed 2006-05-26
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum WGS 84
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum MHW (meters)
Vertical Transformation Source elevation data transformed using conversion grids built by NOAA's Center for Tsunami Research.
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 1 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

Taylor, L.A., B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, K.S. Carignan, G.F. Sharman, D.C. Schoolcraft, and P. W. Sloss, 2008. Digital Elevation Models of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-1, National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, CO, 19 pp.
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