Cordova, Alaska Coastal Digital Elevation Model
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem.696

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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 ... View entire text

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.
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Description: Cordova, Alaska Coastal Digital Elevation Model ASCII DEM. Download DEM, metadata and readme file.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.82   S: 59.75   E: -145.21   W: -146.77

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Cordova, Alaska Coastal Digital Elevation Model
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1903-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-01-01
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Vertical Resolution Range: < 1 meter
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: kelly.carignan at
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Email: kelly.carignan at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-06-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-08
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