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San Diego, California 1/3 Arc-second MHW Coastal Digital Elevation Model
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    fileIdentifier:  gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem:3543
    language:  eng; USA
    characterSet:  (MD_CharacterSetCode) utf8
    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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    spatialRepresentationInfo:  (MD_GridSpatialRepresentation)
        numberOfDimensions:  3
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            dimensionSize:  12421
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            dimensionSize:  8965
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        axisDimensionProperties:  (MD_Dimension)
            dimensionName:  (MD_DimensionNameTypeCode) vertical
            dimensionSize:  1
        cellGeometry:  (MD_CellGeometryCode) area
        transformationParameterAvailability:  true
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    referenceSystemInfo:  WGS84
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    referenceSystemInfo:  MHW
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    identificationInfo:  (MD_DataIdentification)
        citation:  (CI_Citation)
            title:  San Diego, California 1/3 Arc-second MHW Coastal Digital Elevation Model
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2012-03-07
                dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
            edition:  First
            citedResponsibleParty:  NCEI (publisher)
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    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)
                positionName:  Citation URL
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/download/3543
                        name:  San Diego, CA 1/3 arc-second MHW Tsunami Inundation DEM
                        description:  Download page for accessing DEM, metadata record and development report.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                role: (inapplicable)
            citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                positionName:  Citation URL
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                        linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/inundation/tsunami/inundation.html
                        name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
                        description:  Project web page.
                        function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                role: (inapplicable)
            presentationForm:  (CI_PresentationFormCode) mapDigital
            series:  (CI_Series)
                name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation DEMs
                issueIdentification:  San Diego, California MHW
        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 warning 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal, state, and local government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies. DEMs are referenced to the vertical tidal datum of North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) or Mean High Water (MHW) and horizontal datum of World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84). Cell size for the DEMs ranges from 1/3 arc-second (~10 meters) to 3 arc-seconds (~90 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
        resourceMaintenance:  (MD_MaintenanceInformation)
            maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        graphicOverview:  (MD_BrowseGraphic)
            fileName: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getGraphic/3543
            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
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) theme
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  DEM > Digital Elevation Model
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) platform
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  Project Keywords
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  H: 1 meter - < 30 meters
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) dataResolution
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Horizontal Data Resolution Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            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
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Uncontrolled
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  Continent > North America > United States of America > California
            keyword:  Ocean > Pacific Ocean > North Pacific Ocean
            keyword:  Vertical Location > Land Surface
            keyword:  Vertical Location > Sea Floor
            type:  (MD_KeywordTypeCode) place
            thesaurusName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
                date: (unknown)
        descriptiveKeywords:  (MD_Keywords)
            keyword:  San Diego
            keyword:  Mission Beach
            keyword:  San Diego County
            keyword:  Southern California
            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
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        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
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/inundation/tsunami/inundation.html
                            name:  NOAA Tsunami Inundation Gridding Project
                            description:  Project web page.
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role: (inapplicable)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  DEM Map Search
                    role: (inapplicable)
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    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)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Digital Elevation Models of San Diego, California: Procedures, Data Sources, and Analysis
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2012-03-07
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        address:  (CI_Address)
                            city:  Boulder
                            administrativeArea:  CO
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Kelly S. Carignan
                    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:  Dorothy Z. Friday
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Matthew Love
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName:  Pamela R. Grothe
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) originator
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    positionName:  Citation URL
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getReport/3543
                            name:  Digital Elevation Models of San Diego, California: Procedures, Data Sources and Analysis
                            description:  Report describing the development of the San Diego, California DEMs
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
                    role: (inapplicable)
                otherCitationDetails:  32 pages
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) crossReference
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) userGuide
        aggregationInfo:  (MD_AggregateInformation)
            aggregateDataSetName:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for San_Diego_CA_1_3s_MHW_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
                    role:  (CI_RoleCode) publisher
                citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                    organisationName: (missing)
                    contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                        onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                            linkage: (missing)
                            protocol:  HTTP
                            applicationProfile:  Web Browser
                            name:  Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for San_Diego_CA_1_3s_MHW_DEM
                            description:  PDF of the Data Stewardship Maturity Matrix (SMM) for San_Diego_CA_1_3s_MHW_DEM
                            function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                    role: (missing)
            associationType:  (DS_AssociationTypeCode) crossReference
            initiativeType:  (DS_InitiativeTypeCode) sciencePaper
        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:  -117.83
                eastBoundLongitude:  -117.00
                southBoundLatitude:  32.45
                northBoundLatitude:  33.60
            temporalElement:  (EX_TemporalExtent)
                extent:
                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  1954-01-01
                    endPosition:  2012-01-01
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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 MHW 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:  455838000
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/getArchive/3543?gridFormat=ESRI+Arc+ASCII
                name:  San Diego, California 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/3543
                name:  San Diego, California Coastal Digital Elevation Model Homepage
                description:  Information, preview and access DEM, metadata record and development report.
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            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/san_diego_ca_mhw.nc.html
                protocol:  OPeNDAP:OPeNDAP
                description:  OPeNDAP Dataset Access Form
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/fileServer/regional/san_diego_ca_mhw.nc
                protocol:  HTTPS
                description:  Download NetCDF File
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) download
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wcs/regional/san_diego_ca_mhw.nc?service=WCS&version=1.0.0&request=GetCapabilities
                protocol:  OGC:WCS
                description:  Web Coverage Service GetCapabilities
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/wms/regional/san_diego_ca_mhw.nc?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities
                protocol:  OGC:WMS
                description:  Web Map Service GetCapabilities
                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
        transferOptions:  (MD_DigitalTransferOptions)
            onLine:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                linkage: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/thredds/ncss/regional/san_diego_ca_mhw.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/san_diego_ca_mhw.nc?catalog=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ngdc.noaa.gov%2Fthredds%2Fcatalog%2Fregional%2Fcatalog.html&dataset=regionalDatasetScan%2Fsan_diego_ca_mhw.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 DEM cell size and the accuracy of input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: 10 meters due to DEM cell size. Lidar: less than 5 meters. NED: 10 meters. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: CSC 2009-2011 Lidar: 100, , CSC 2009 lidar: 1, NED DEMs: .01. Bathymetry: 10 to several tens of meters. Positional accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cell values in DEM. NOS, USACE, CSUMB, SIO and JAMSTEC multibeam sonar: about 5 meters. 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 to several tens of meters. Morphologic change in inland rivers and along the coast also degrades the positional accuracy of DEM features. Where present, multibeam sonar data supplant NOS hydrographic sounding data values in the DEM. DEM cell-value relative-contribution factors: USACE survey data: 100, NGDC digitized features: 100, CSUMB multibeam: 100, NOS BAGs: 10, CCHOA contours: 10, ENC soundings: 100, other multibeam sonar data: .1, old NOS hydrographic soundings: .1.
            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 DEM cell size and the accuracy of input datasets used to determine corresponding cell values. Topography: less than 1 up to 7 meters. Vertical accuracy of input topographic datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cells in DEM. Lidar: less than 1 meter, NED 1/3: 7 meters. DEM cell relative-contribution factors: CSC 2009-2011 Lidar: 100, , CSC 2009 lidar: 1, NED DEMs: .01. Bathymetry: 0.1 meters to 5% of water depth. Vertical accuracy of input bathymetric datasets limits accuracy of corresponding cells in DEM. GPS-navigated NOS, USACE and CSUMB multibeam sonar : about 0.1 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: several meters. Where present, multibeam sonar data supersede NOS hydrographic sounding data values in DEM. DEM cell relative-contribution factors: USACE survey data: 100, NGDC digitized features: 100, CSUMB multibeam: 100, NOS BAGs: 10, CCHOA contours: 10, ENC soundings: 100, other multibeam sonar data: .1, old NOS hydrographic soundings: .1. Gridding interpolation to determine cell values between sparse NOS hydrographic soundings in deep water degrades the vertical accuracy of deep-water 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 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 WGS84 geographic and NAVD 88, respectively, using FME and VDatum transformation tool. They were also converted to common file format for visualization and inspection.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-11-03T00:00:00
                processor:  Barry Eakins
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Datasets were visually inspected with ArcGIS for identification and editing of data anomalies. Datasets were then compared with overlapping datasets to ensure data consistency.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-11-29T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Coastline datasets were merged and adjusted to fit satellite imagery.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2011-12-16T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
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                  DateTime:  2012-02-29T00:00:00
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                            beginPosition:  2011-01-01
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                description:  Source Contribution: Hydrographic surveys for San Diego region ; Source Type: online
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                description:  Source Contribution: topographic DEMs at 1/3 and 1/9 arc-second ; Source Type: online
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                                linkage: http://ned.usgs.gov/
                                name:  USGS National Elevation Dataset
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                        date:  2009-01-01
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