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Morehead City, North Carolina 1/3 Arc-second NAVD 88 Coastal Digital Elevation Model
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    language:  eng; USA
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    hierarchyLevel:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
    contact:  DEM Info
    dateStamp:  2016-03-11
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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            dimensionSize:  1
        cellGeometry:  (MD_CellGeometryCode) area
        transformationParameterAvailability:  true
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    referenceSystemInfo:  WGS84
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    referenceSystemInfo:  NAVD88
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  Morehead City, North Carolina 1/3 Arc-second NAVD 88 Coastal Digital Elevation Model
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2011-04-15
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            edition:  First
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                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        city:  Boulder
                        administrativeArea:  Colorado
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                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/download/1921
                        name:  Morehead City, NC 1/3 arc-second Tsunami Inundation DEM
                        description:  Download page for accessing DEM, metadata record and development report.
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                        linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/inundation/tsunami/inundation.html
                        name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
                        description:  Project web page.
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                name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation DEMs
                issueIdentification:  Morehead City, North Carolina NAVD88
        abstract:  NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) is building high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) for select U.S. coastal regions. These integrated bathymetric-topographic DEMs are used to support tsunami forecasting and modeling efforts at the NOAA Center for Tsunami Research, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL). The DEMs are part of the tsunami forecast system SIFT (Short-term Inundation Forecasting for Tsunamis) currently being developed by PMEL for the NOAA Tsunami Warning Centers, and are used in the MOST (Method of Splitting Tsunami) model developed by PMEL to simulate tsunami generation, propagation, and inundation. Bathymetric, topographic, and shoreline data used in DEM compilation are obtained from various sources, including NGDC, the U.S. National Ocean Service (NOS), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS), the Puget Sound Lidar Consortium (PSLC), the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX), Canadian Digital Elevation Data (CDED) and other international, federal, state, and local government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies. DEMs are referenced to the vertical tidal datum of Mean High Water (NAVD88) and horizontal datum of World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84). Grid spacings for the DEMs range from 1/3 arc-second (~10 meters) to 3 arc-seconds (~30 meters).
        purpose:  Developed for the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), NOAA Center for Tsunami Research program in support of NOAA's tsunami forecasting and warning efforts.
        status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
        pointOfContact:  DEM Info
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            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getGraphic/1921
            fileDescription:  Perspective view of DEM
            fileType:  JPEG
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
            keyword:  Earth Science > Land Surface > Topography > Terrain Elevation
            keyword:  Earth Science > Land Surface > Topography > Topographical Relief Maps
            keyword:  Earth Science > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coastal Elevation
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
                date: (unknown)
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            keyword:  DEM > Digital Elevation Model
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  Project Keywords
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            keyword:  H: 1 meter - < 30 meters
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Horizontal Data Resolution Keywords
                date: (unknown)
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            keyword:  V: < 1 meter
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) dataResolution
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Vertical Data Resolution Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Coastal Relief
            keyword:  Gridded elevations
            keyword:  Integrated bathymetry and topography
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
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                title:  Uncontrolled
                date: (unknown)
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            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States of America > North Carolina
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean
            keyword:  Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Carolina
            keyword:  Vertical Location > Land Surface
            keyword:  Vertical Location > Sea Floor
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                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Morehead City
            keyword:  Beaufort
            keyword:  Atlantic Beach
            keyword:  Pamlico Sound
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Uncontrolled
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  Data Center Keywords
        resourceConstraints:  not for navigation
        resourceConstraints:  copyright statement
        resourceConstraints:  NOAA disclaimer
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2008-10-31
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/OAR/PMEL/NCTR > NOAA Center for Tsunami Research, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, OAR, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                            linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/inundation/tsunami/inundation.html
                            name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
                            description:  Project web page.
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                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  DEM Map Search
                    role: (inapplicable)
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                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  DEM Text Search
                    role: (inapplicable)
                presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) mapDigital
                series:  (CI_Series)
                    name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation DEMs
                    issueIdentification:  Named by primary coastal city, state in DEM.
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) largerWorkCitation
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
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                title:  Digital Elevation Models of Morehead City, North Carolina: Procedures, Data Sources, and Analysis
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2011-04-15
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
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                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  CO
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Pamela R. Grothe
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Lisa A. Taylor
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Barry W. Eakins
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Kelly S. Carignan
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Matthew Love
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Dorothy Z. Friday
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Elliot Lim
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
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                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getReport/1921
                            name:  Digital Elevation Models of Morehead City, North Carolina: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis
                            description:  Report describing the development of the Morehead City, North Carolina DEM
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                    role: (inapplicable)
                otherCitationDetails:  19 pages
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) crossReference
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) userGuide
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for Morehead_City_NC_1_3s_NAVD_DEM
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2016-06-22
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                edition:  v01r00
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                            linkage: (missing)
                            protocol:  HTTP
                            applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                            name:  Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for Morehead_City_NC_1_3s_NAVD_DEM
                            description:  PDF of the Data Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for Morehead_City_NC_1_3s_NAVD_DEM
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                    role: (missing)
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        spatialRepresentationType:  (MD_SpatialRepresentationTypeCode) grid
        language:  eng; USA
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) elevation
        environmentDescription:  Native Dataset Environment: Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.2 (Build 3790) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.4.1420
        extent:  (EX_Extent)
            geographicElement:  (EX_GeographicBoundingBox)
                westBoundLongitude:  -77.27
                eastBoundLongitude:  -76.00
                southBoundLatitude:  34.37
                northBoundLatitude:  35.57
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  1869-01-01
                    endPosition:  2011-01-01
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    identificationInfo:  DEM Global Mosaic ArcGIS Image Service
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    identificationInfo:  Footprints ArcGIS Map Service
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    identificationInfo:  DEM NAVD88 Mosaic ArcGIS Image Service
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
        distributionFormat:  (MD_Format)
            name:  ESRI Arc ASCII
            version:  1
            specification:  ASCII text version of ESRI ArcGIS raster format
            fileDecompressionTechnique:  WINZIP
        distributionFormat:  netCDF 4 Classic
        distributor:  (MD_Distributor)
            distributorContact:  DEM information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            transferSize:
              Real:  8800
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getArchive/1921?gridFormat=ESRI+Arc+ASCII
                name:  Morehead City, North Carolina Coastal Digital Elevation Model ASCII DEM
                description:  Download DEM, metadata and readme file.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/download/1921
                name:  Morehead City, North Carolina Coastal Digital Elevation Model Homepage
                description:  Information, preview and access DEM, metadata record and development report.
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            onLine:  DEM text search
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  DEM map search
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc.html
                protocol:  OPeNDAP:OPeNDAP
                description:  OPeNDAP Dataset Access Form
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            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/fileServer/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc
                protocol:  HTTPS
                description:  Download NetCDF File
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            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wcs/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc?service=WCS&version=1.0.0&request=GetCapabilities
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                description:  Web Coverage Service GetCapabilities
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            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wms/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities
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                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/ncss/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc/dataset.html
                protocol:  HTTPS
                description:  Download a subset of the NetCDF
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            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/ncml/regional/morehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc?catalog=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ngdc.noaa.gov%2Fthredds%2Fcatalog%2Fregional%2Fcatalog.html&dataset=regionalDatasetScan%2Fmorehead_city_nc_navd_88.nc
                protocol:  HTTPS
                description:  NetCDF Markup Language file
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
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    dataQualityInfo:  NCEI repository history
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The horizontal accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEM is dependent upon the DEM cell size and the accuracy of the input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: NED 1/3 arc-second DEM: 10 meters, NCDEM lidar: 5 meters. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: NED 1/3 arc-second DEM: 10, NCDEM lidar: 10. Bathymetry: a few centimeters to several tens of meters. Positional accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cell values in DEM. Recent NOS hydrogarphic data: about 1 meter. Early 20th-century NOS hydrographic soundings are limited by sparseness of deep-water soundings, and potentially large position accuracy of pre-satellite (i.e., GPS) navigation: tens of meters. NCDENR multibeam surveys: about 3 meters. USACE hydrographic surveys: about 5 meters. USACE bathymetric lidar: about 3 meters. Where present, recent NOS hydrographic survey data, USACE hydrographic surveys, and NCDENR multibeam supplant early 20th-centruy NOS hydrographic soundings. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: NOS hydrographic soundings: 10, NCDENR multibeam: 10, USACE hydrogprahic surveys: 10, USACE bathymetric lidar: 10.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Vertical Positional Accuracy Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The vertical accuracy of bathymetric and topographic features in the DEM is dependent upon the accuracy of the input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: USGS NED 1/3 arc-second DEM: 7 to 15 meters, respectively, but probably less than a meter, NCDEM lidar: less than 1 meter meter. DEM cell relative-contribution factors: USGS NED 1/3 arc-second DEM: 10, NCDEM lidar: 10. Bathymetry: 0.1 meters to 5% of water depth. Vertical accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cells in DEM. GPS-navigated NCDEM multibeam: about 0.1 meter. USACE hydrographic surveys: less than 1 meter, USACE bathymetric lidar: 15 centimeters. Early 20th-century NOS hydrographic soundings are limited by sparseness of deep-water soundings, and potentially large positional accuracy of pre-satellite (i.e., GPS) navigation: several meters. Where present, recent NOS hydrographic data supersede early 20th-centruy NOS hydrographic sounding data values in the DEM. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: NOS hydrographic soundings: 10, NCDENR multibeam: 10, USACE hydrogprahic surveys: 10, USACE bathymetric lidar: 10. Gridding interpolation to determine cell values between sparse NOS hydrographic soundings degrades the vertical accuracy of elevations.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  NGDC made every effort to obtain all available digital topographic and bathymetric datasets in the region for use in building the DEM.
            result: (unknown)
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  Datasets were visually compared internally and externally (with other overlapping datasets and satellite images and maps) in ESRI ArcGIS and Applied Imagery QT Modeler for identification of anomalous elevations or data inconsistencies. Where elevation inconsistencies occurred, the most recent and/or highest resolution data set was selected for use in that region. Elevations in the older and/or lower-resolution datasets were deleted prior to building the DEM.
            result: (unknown)
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  All datasets obtained by NGDC were converted to common horizontal and vertical datums of NAD 83/WGS 84 geographic and NAVD 88, respectively, using FME or ArcGIS. They were also converted to common file format, ESRI point shapefiles or digital rasters, for visualization and inspection.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-01-15T00:00:00
                processor:  Barry Eakins
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Datasets were visually inspected with ArcGIS and QT Modeler for identification and editing of data anomalies. Datasets were then compared with overlapping datasets to ensure data consistency.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-02-10T00:00:00
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                description:  xyz files of the bathymetric data were surfaced using GMT's 'surface' tool onto a 1/3 arc-second grid that interpolated to fill empty cells. Points extracted every 10 meters along the coastline were also included to ensure that the bathymetric grid reached zero at the coast. The resulting Arc ASCII grid was imported into ArcGIS and clipped to the coastline to remove values over land.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-03-05T00:00:00
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                description:  xyz files for each input dataset were gridded using MB-System's 'mbgrid' tool, which utilizes a high-tension spline interpolation method to fill grid cells with no input elevation values. Preferential weighting was given to more recent, higher-accuracy datasets. Gridding was performed in quadrants, each with a 5% data buffer. The grids were imported in ArcGIS and seamlessly merged to create the final DEM.
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                  DateTime:  2011-03-20T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  The DEM was quantitatively evaluated by converting to UTM-zone coordinates (units of meters horizontally and vertically) and then creating a slope grid to identify gridding artifacts in the DEM. A conversion grid was created using VDatum points to convert the NAVD 88 Morehead City DEM to MHW.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-03-28T00:00:00
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                description:  Source Contribution: hydrographic surveys downloaded from web site. ; Source Type: online
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  NOS Hydrographic Surveys
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2010-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/hydro.html
                                name:  NOS Hydrographic Survey Database
                                description:  Digital database of NOS hydrographic surveys that date back to the late 19th century.
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                            beginPosition:  1869-01-01
                            endPosition:  2003-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Source Contribution: Gridded multibeam and singlebeam sonar ; Source Type: postal service
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                    title:  Gridded Multibeam and DEM
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2005-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NCDENR > North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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                            beginPosition:  2005-01-01
                            endPosition:  2005-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Source Contribution: Topographic DEM ; Source Type: online
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  USGS NED topography
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2009-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  USGS > United States Geological Survey
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
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                        positionName:  Citation URL
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://seamless.usgs.gov/
                                name:  USGS National Elevation Dataset
                                description:  Digital database of U.S. topography, in raster form (DEM)
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                        role: (inapplicable)
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                    temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                        extent:
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                            beginPosition:  1999-01-01
                            endPosition:  2009-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Source Contribution: Combined bathymetry and topography lidar. ; Source Type: online
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  USACE Bathymetric Topographic Lidar
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                        date:  2011-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
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                        organisationName:  NOAA/CSC > Coastal Services Center, NOAA, U.S Department of Commerce
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                        positionName:  Citation URL
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                                linkage: https://coast.noaa.gov/?redirect=301ocm
                                name:  USACE Bathymetric Topographic Lidar
                                description:  Combined bathymetric and topographic lidar data for the East Coast shoreline
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                            beginPosition:  2004-01-01
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                description:  Source Contribution: bathymetric surveys provided by USACE, Wilmington District ; Source Type: online
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                        date:  2011-01-01
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                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                                linkage: http://www.sad.usace.army.mil/
                                name:  USACE - Wilmington District
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                        role: (inapplicable)
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                            beginPosition:  2002-01-01
                            endPosition:  2011-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Source Contribution: topographic lidar ; Source Type: on web
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                    title:  NCDEM-FPMP Topographic LiDAR
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2005-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  NCDEM-FPMP > North Carolina Division of Emergency Management, Floodplain Mapping Program
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                        positionName:  Citation URL
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
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                                linkage: http://www.ncfloodmaps.com
                                name:  North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program
                                description:  web site for accessing information and data
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                        role: (inapplicable)
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                            timePosition:  2001-01-01
            source:  (LI_Source)
                description:  Source Contribution: vertical datum transformation tool ; Source Type: online
                sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  VDatum software v. 2.3.2
                    date:  (CI_Date)
                        date:  2009-01-01
                        dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NOS National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
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                                linkage: http://vdatum.noaa.gov/welcome.html
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                        role: (inapplicable)
                    presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) modelDigital
                    otherCitationDetails:  North Carolina - Central Coast, v.01
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                    otherCitationDetails:  North Carolina - Pamlico Sound, v.01
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    dataQualityInfo:  (DQ_DataQuality)
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                    date:  2016-06-22
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        dateOfNextUpdate:  2012-08-29
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard (version FGDC-STD-012-2002) using the 2012-08-07. f version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform for DEMs.
        maintenanceNote:  Last Translation from FGDC 2012-08-07T15:54:37.273-06:00
        maintenanceNote:  Last Metadata Review Date: 2012-02-26
        maintenanceNote:  This record was automatically modified on 2015-09-03 to include references to NCEI where applicable.
        contact:  Kelly Carignan
        contact:  Anna Milan
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            identifier: (inapplicable)
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                code:  Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
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