Hurricane Rita Impact Studies
Entry ID: USGS_RITA_COASTAL_IMPACT

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Summary
Abstract: 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 State University and the Texas Bureau of
Economic Geology are cooperating in a research project investigating coastal
change that is expected as a result of Hurricane Rita.

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Description: Mapping Coastal Change Hazards.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.0   S: 27.0   E: -84.0   W: -98.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Dataset Title: Hurricane Rita Impact Studies
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/rita/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-09-24
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://marine.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS WHSC COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY PROGRAM
Phone: (508) 548-8700
Fax: (508) 457-2310
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1598
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-08-29
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