The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2004_1089

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Summary
Abstract: The Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey has
generated a comprehensive database of digital vector shorelines and shoreline
change rates for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. These data, which are presented
herein, were compiled as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National
Assessment of Shoreline Change Project. Beach erosion is a chronic problem
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Description: GIS data layers for the The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS
Compilation of Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the
U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.0   S: 25.0   E: -79.0   W: -99.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tara L. Miller, Robert A. Morton, Asbury H. Sallenger, Laura J. Moore
Dataset Title: The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1089/
Quality This publication was prepared by an agency of the United States Government.
Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof nor any of their
employees makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal
liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Open File Services Section, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS OPEN-FILE SERVICES SECTION
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: shapefile
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-04-10
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