Panama City, FL 1/3 arc-second MHW DEM

This Panama City DEM integrates bathymetry and topography in the area surrounding Panama City, Florida. It covers the coastal communities of Laguna Beach, Panama City Beach, Tyndall Air Force Base, Mexico Beach, and Port St. Joe, and extends south to Cape San Blas. 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 July 2010 to support NOAA's VDatum Program.

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Name Panama City
States Florida
Region Gulf of Mexico
-86.1 -85.2
Date Completed 2010-07-01
Type Coastal Inundation
Horizontal Datum NAD 83
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 2
Source NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Developer NOAA / NGDC / MGG
Project NOAA VDatum DEM
Contact Matthew R Love @ NOAA / NGDC
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How to cite this DEM

Amante, C.J., M.R. Love, L.A. Taylor, and B.W. Eakins, 2011. Digital Elevation Models of Panama City, Florida: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis, NOAA Technical Memorandum NESDIS NGDC-50, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, CO, 46 pp.
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