The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Cliff Edges and Associated Cliff Erosion Data for the California Coast
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2007_1112

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Summary
Abstract: Introduction:

The U.S. Geological Survey has generated a comprehensive data clearinghouse of digital vector cliff edges and associated rates of cliff retreat along the open-ocean California coast. These data, which are presented herein, were compiled as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Assessment of Shoreline Change Project.

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Description: Get GIS data files for the southern region of the California coast.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 52.0   S: 32.0   E: -118.0   W: -130.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cheryl Hapke, Dave Reid, and Mark Borrelli
Dataset Title: The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Cliff Edges and Associated Cliff Erosion Data for the California Coast
Dataset Series Name: USGS Open File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: GIS layers
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1112/
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL F. DIGGLES
Phone: (650) 329-5404
Email: mdiggles at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Mail Stop 531
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Shapefiles
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (401) 874-5532
Fax: (831) 427-4748
Email: chapke at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
University of Rhode Island
317 Woodward Hall, Dept. of Geosciences
City: Kingston
Province or State: RI
Postal Code: 02881
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Hapke, C.J., and Reid, D., 2007, The National assessment of shoreline change: Part 4, Historical coastal cliff retreat along the California coast: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 2007-1133 (http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1133)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-27
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