The Blackwater NWR Inundation Model. Rising Sea Level on a Low-lying Coast: Land Use Planning for Wetlands
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2004_1302

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Summary
Abstract: The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (BNWR), on the Eastern Shore of
Chesapeake Bay (figure 1), occupies an area less than 1 meter above sea level.
The Refuge has been featured prominently in studies of the impact of sea level
rise on coastal wetlands. Most notably, the refuge has been sited by the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a key example of "wetland
loss" attributable ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 35.0   E: -75.0   W: -77.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Curt Larsen, Inga Clark, Glenn Guntenspergen, Don Cahoon, Vincent Caruso, Cliff Hupp, and Tom Yanosky USGS, Reston, VA, USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: The Blackwater NWR Inundation Model. Rising Sea Level on a Low-lying Coast: Land Use Planning for Wetlands
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1302/
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
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: 2004-10-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2004-11-02
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