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1. New Brunswick Coastal Geomorphology Data Collection [CANEMRCCRSNBCOASTGEO]
The purpose of this database is to provide terrain information of the New Brunswick shoreline. The data types and parameters measured are: bedrock geology, physical, sediment, slope, soils, shore ...


2. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. East Coast, CDIAC NDP-043A [CDIAC_NDP43A]
This data base may be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) and non-GIS data bases to assess the risk of coastlines to erosion or sea level rise. The data base ...


3. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. Gulf Coast, CDIAC NDP-043B [CDIAC_NDP43B]
This Numeric Data Package (NDP) contains a digital database that describes the U.S. Gulf Coast. The database integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. Gulf Coast into 0.25 latitude by ...


4. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


5. Coastal Classification Atlas: Central Texas Coastal Classification Maps - Aransas Pass to Mansfield Channel [USGS_OFR_2006_1096]
The primary purpose of the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Project is to provide accurate representations of pre-storm ground conditions for areas that are designated high priority because ...


6. Coastal Erosion and Wetland Change in Louisiana: Selected USGS Products [USGS-DDS-79]
Louisiana contains 25 percent of the vegetated wetlands and 40 percent of the tidal wetlands in the 48 conterminous States. These critical natural systems are being lost. Louisiana leads the Nation ...


7. Coastal Processes Study at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA: Summary of Data Collection 2004-2006 [USGS_OFR_2007_1217]
Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California, contains a persistent erosional section in the shadow of the San Francisco ebb tidal delta and south of Sloat Boulevard that threatens valuable public infrastructure ...


8. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS) To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1020]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS) in Maryland and Virginia. The CVI ...


9. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CAHA) to Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1064]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CAHA) in North Carolina. The CVI ranks ...


10. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cumberland Island National Seashore (Cuis) To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1196]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia. The CVI ranks the following ...


11. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Gulf Islands To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2003_108]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Gulf Islands National Seashore (GUIS) in Mississippi and Florida. The CVI ...


12. Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise: A Preliminary Database for the U.S. Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico Coasts [USGS_DDS-68]
Coastal Changes Due to Sea-Level Rise: One of the most important applied problems in coastal geology today is determining the physical response of the coastline to sea-level rise. Predicting shoreline ...


13. Coastal Wind, Wave and Water Level Data from the Coastal Engineering Data Retrieval System (CEDRS) [USACE_CERC_CEDRS]
The Coastal Engineering Data Retrieval System (CEDRS) is a database of wind, wave and water level data for the coastline of the United States. The CEDRS is made available by the Army ...


14. Database of Recent Tsunami Deposits [USGS_OFR_2010_1172]
This report describes a database of sedimentary characteristics of tsunami deposits derived from published accounts of tsunami deposit investigations conducted shortly after the occurrence of a tsunami. ...


15. Deposition, Erosion, and Bathymetric Change in South San Francisco Bay: 1858-1983 [USGS_OFR_2004_1192]
Since the California Gold Rush of 1849, sediment deposition, erosion, and the bathymetry of South San Francisco Bay have been altered by both natural processes and human activities. Historical hydrographic ...


16. Distribution of Holocene Sediment in Chesapeake Bay [USGS_OFR_2004_1235]
The distribution of sedimentary environments presents the limited domain of deposits from "River Input", the flood tide wedge of "Atlantic Sediment", and the extensive region of indigenous, recycled ...


17. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]   PARENT METADATA
Romania, an eastern European country, is severely affected by a variety of natural hazards. These include frequent earthquakes, floods, landslides, soil erosion, and drought all of which have major ...


18. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]   PARENT METADATA
Even a casual, untrained observer will see evidence that opposing forces have formed the Hawaiian Islands. The massive and lofty volcanoes have been scoured, abraded, and lacerated by streams and ...


19. Florida Geographic Data Library [FGDL]
The Florida Geographic Data Library (FGDL) is a mechanism for distributing spatial (GIS) data throughout the state of Florida. The FGDL is warehoused and maintained at the University of Florida's ...


20. Geomorphology and Depositional Subenvironments of Gulf Islands National Seashore, Perdido Key and Santa Rosa Island, Florida [USGS_OFR_2010_1330]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is studying coastal hazards and coastal change to improve our understanding of coastal ecosystems and to develop better capabilities of predicting future coastal ...


21. Geomorphology, Geology, Erosion trends and Coastal Defence works [EEA_EROSION]
The dataset consists of two layers: 1) This layer features both morpho-sedimentological and geological patterns of the European coastline. Both a geomorphological and a geological code ...


22. Global Geographic Information System Database of Storm Occurrences and Other Climatic Phenomena Affecting Coastal Zones, CDIAC NDP-035 [CDIAC_NDP35]
This digital database contains information on synoptic storms and other climatological factors that affect coastlines and may be used by a vector-based ARC/INFO geographic information system (GIS), ...


23. Hawaii Beach Monitoring Program: Beach Profile Data for Maui and Oahu, Hawaii, USGS OFR 01-308 [USGS_OFR01-308]
This data set is intended for scientific research of beach morphology and volume changes. Biannual beach profiles were collected at 42 Oahu and 36 Maui Locations between August 1994 and August 1999. ...


24. Historical Changes in the Mississippi-Alabama Barrier Islands and the Roles of Extreme Storms, Sea Level, and Human Activities [USGS_OFR_2007_1161]
An historical analysis of images and documents shows that the Mississippi-Alabama (MS-AL) barrier islands are undergoing rapid land loss and translocation. The barrier island chain formed and grew ...


25. Hokkaido Nansei-Oki Tsunami, July 12, 1993 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01220]   PARENT METADATA
An earthquake occurred off the west coast of Hokkaido and the small offshore island of Okushiri in the Sea of Japan. In two to five minutes the tsunami, one of the largest in Japan's history, engulfed ...


26. Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies [USGS_Katrina_Coastal_Impact]   CHILD METADATA
Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a category 4 storm in Plaquemines Parish, LA on August 29, 2005. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the University ...


27. Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies: Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography [USGS_KATRINA_COASTAL_IMPACT_LIDAR]   PARENT METADATA
In a cooperative research program, the USGS, NASA and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are using airborne laser mapping systems to survey coastal areas before and after hurricanes. ...


28. Hurricane Rita Impact Studies [USGS_RITA_COASTAL_IMPACT]
Hurricane Rita made landfall on September 24, 2005 near the TX-LA border. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the University of New Orleans, Louisiana ...


29. Hurricane Wilma Impact Studies [USGS_WILMA_COASTAL_IMPACT]
Hurricane Wilma made landfall as a category 2 storm south of Fort Meyers, Florida on October 24, 2005. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are ...


30. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED_1.0]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of ...


31. Kenya Coastal Zone - Dumping Grounds, Pollution, Erosion [NBId0127_101]
The Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Resource Database is a comprehensive 1:250,000-scale vector database of the Kenya Coastal Zone. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual ...


32. LIDAR 2004 Intensity Imagery [lidar_2004_Intense]
Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) is a method of locating objects on the ground using aerial-borne equipment. It is similar to RADAR or SONAR in that the two-way travel time of an energy beam reflected ...


33. Lack of Impact of Hurricane Michelle on Tidal Flats, Andros Island, Bahamas: Integrated Remote Sensing and Field Observations [RSMAS_GR003]
Major storms commonly are cited as important geomorphic and sedimentologic agents, and their significance is perhaps most emphatically noted in interpretations of modern and ancient tidal flats. The ...


34. Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana from 1932 to 2010 [USGS_NWRC_LA_LandChange_1932-2010]
The analyses of landscape change presented in this dataset use historical surveys, aerial data, and satellite data to track landscape changes in coastal Louisiana. Persistent loss and gain data are ...


35. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]   PARENT METADATA
The slopes above streams and rivers are subjected to a variety of processes that cause them to recede and retreat from the river or stream channel. These processes, collectively called mass wasting, ...


36. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/VCR004: Delmarva Peninsula Hurricane Records from 1650 [LTER_VCR004]
LTER/VCR004: This is an inventory of tropical storms on VCR from 1650 to the 1988. While tropical storms are infrequent (several landfalls per 100 years) the magnitude of the disturbance is great. ...


37. Long-term and Storm-related Shoreline Change Trends in the Florida Gulf Islands National Seashore [USGS_OFR_2007_1392]
Coastal erosion on Northern Gulf of Mexico barrier islands is an ongoing issue that was exacerbated by the storm seasons of 2004 and 2005 when several hurricanes made landfall in the Gulf of Mexico. ...


38. Maps Showing the Stratigraphic Framework of South Carolina's Long Bay from Little River to Winyah Bay [USGS_OFR_2004_1013]
South Carolina's Grand Strand is a heavily populated coastal region that supports a large tourism industry. Like most densely developed coastal communities, the potential for property damage and lost ...


39. Marine Ecosystems Response in the Mediterranean Experiment [MERMEX]
MerMex focus on the understanding of the effects of key natural and anthropogenic forcings on ecosystems (from coastal zones to open-ocean, from pelagos to benthos) and organisms (from viruses to ...


40. Northern California Coastal Circulation Study (NCCCS); San Francisco to Oregon;1986-1989 [SIO_CCS_DATAZOO_NCCCS]
Data Access: "http://www-ccs.ucsd.edu/zoo/" The Northern California Coastal Circulation Study (NCCCS), supported by the Minerals Management Service, is a 5-year physical oceanography program to describe ...


41. Northwestern Panhandle of Florida Coastal Classification Maps - St. Andrew Bay Entrance Channel to Perdido Pass [USGS_OFR_2004_1217]
One purpose of the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Project is to provide accurate representations of pre-storm ground conditions for areas that are designated high-priority because they ...


42. Papua New Guinea Tsunami, July 17, 1998 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01384]   PARENT METADATA
On the evening of Friday July 17, 1998, a magnitude Ms 7.1 earthquake occurred near the northwest coast Papua New Guinea 850 km (510 miles ) northwest of Port Moresby, the capitol of Papua New Guinea ...


43. Pine Flatwood - Marsh Ecotone Boundary data for North Florida [brdnwrc0003]
Wildlife preserves and refuges in coastal areas of our nation are slowly being inundated by increasing sea level. Warming of our global environment threatens to speed the rate of sea-level rise and ...


44. Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California [USGS_OFR_00127]
These susceptibility maps and the cost assessment data allow landowners in rural western San Mateo County to determine if their property is impacted by deep-seated landslide and debris flow hazards ...


45. Quantified Rates of Geomorphic Change on a Modern Carbonate Tidal Flat, Bahamas [RSMAS_GR001]
Comparison of aerial photographs and ultrahigh-resolution remote sensing data reveals changes in the geomorphology of a modern carbonate tidal flat. In the 58 yr between acquisition of the two data ...


46. Recent (1988-1995) Maryland Shorelines with Erosion Rate Attributes [md_SLM]
In 2000, the Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) was awarded a Coastal Zone Management grant to complete the acquisition of a recent (ca. 1990) digital shoreline for the coastal regions of Maryland -- ...


47. River Deltas of the World : a baseline and changes [LSU_ESL_RIVER_DELTAS]
Coincident with the launching of the Earth Observing System is the accumulation of over 21 years of earth observations by the Landsat borne 30m resolution of the multispectral Thematic Mapper. This ...


48. SEDIMENT ANALYSIS NETWORK FOR DECISION SUPPORT (SANDS) LANDSAT GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF AL (GSA) ANALYSIS V1 [slgsa_1]
The Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA) analyzed changes in the coastal shoreline and sedimentation using Landsat geotiff images as part of the Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) ...


49. SEDIMENT ANALYSIS NETWORK FOR DECISION SUPPORT (SANDS) LANDSAT GEOTIFF V1 [slgeo_1]
The Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) analyzes Geotiff images for sediment redistribution after a hurricane on the Gulf coast and then creates a product based on the analysis. ...


50. SEDIMENT ANALYSIS NETWORK FOR DECISION SUPPORT (SANDS) MODIS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF AL (GSA) ANALYSIS V1 [smgsa_1]
Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) MODIS Geological Survey of AL (GSA) Analysis -- The Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA) generated this dataset from geoTIFF MODIS images as part ...


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