Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cumberland Island National Seashore (Cuis) To Sea-Level Rise
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2004_1196

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Summary
Abstract: A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability
of the coast to future sea-level rise within Cumberland Island National
Seashore in Georgia. The CVI ranks the following in terms of their physical
contribution to sea-level rise-related coastal change: geomorphology, regional
coastal slope, rate of relative sea-level rise, historical shoreline change
rates, mean tidal ... View entire text
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Description: Results of the Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cumberland Island National
Seashore to
Sea-Level Rise.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.0   S: 29.0   E: -80.0   W: -81.4

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Elizabeth A. Pendleton, E. Robert Thieler, S. Jeffress Williams
Dataset Title: Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cumberland Island National Seashore (Cuis) To Sea-Level Rise
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report 2004-1196
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Woods Hole, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: maps, reports
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1196/
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Woods Hole Science Center, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://woodshole.er.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: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 508-457-2259
Phone: 508-548-8700
Email: ependleton at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Clayton,T.D., Lewis, A.T., Cleary, W.J., Hosier, P.E., Graber, P.H.F., Neal, W.J., and Pilkey, O.H., 1992, Living with the Georgia shore: Duke University Press, Durham, N.C., 188 p.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-02
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