Arena Cove, CA 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

The Arena Cove DEM covers a portion of coastal Northern California in Mendocino County. It includes the towns of Mendocino, Point Arena, and Gualala. 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 November 2009 to support NOAA's Tsunami Program.

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Name Arena Cove
States California
Region West Coast
-124.43 -123.43
Date Completed 2009-11-30
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

Friday, D.Z., L.A. Taylor, B.W. Eakins, R.R. Warnken, K.S. Carignan, R.J. Caldwell, E. Lim, and P.R. Grothe, 2010. Digital Elevation Model of Arena Cove, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-39, Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 24 pp.
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