Tampa Bay, FL 1 arc-second NAVD 88 DEM

In this joint demonstration project for the Tampa Bay region, the NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have merged NOAA bathymetric and USGS topographic data sets into a hybrid digital elevation model (DEM) with all data initially referenced to the ellipsoid, but transformable to any of 28 orthometric, 3-D, or tidal datums.

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Name Tampa Bay
States Florida
Region Gulf of Mexico
-82.88 -82.38
Date Completed 2001-04-05
Type Tidal Modeling
Horizontal Datum NAD 83
Projection Geographic (degrees)
Vertical Datum NAVD 88 (feet)
Coverage Bathy-topo
Cell Size 1 arc-second
Registration cell edge
Version 1
Source NOAA / OCS / NOS
Developer USGS
Project NOAA VDatum
Contact Robert Wilson @ NOAA
Position: not available


DEM Restrictions

WARNING: DEM not to be used for navigation.

How to cite this DEM

Gesch, D.B., and Wilson, R., 2002, Development of a seamless multisource topographic/bathymetric elevation model of Tampa Bay, Marine Technology Society Journal, v. 35, no. 4, p. 58-64.
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