Southeastern Louisiana Coastal Classification Maps - Pass Abel to East Timbalier Island
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2005_1003

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Summary
Abstract: This data set describes a Coastal Classification Map that extends from Pass
Abel to East Timbalier Island. One purpose of the USGS National Assessment of
Coastal Change Project is to provide accurate representations of pre-storm
ground conditions for areas that are designated high-priority because they have
dense populations or valuable resources that are at risk from storm waves.
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Description: Coastal Classification Mapping Project
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.0   S: 28.0   E: -89.0   W: -92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert A. Morton, Russell L. Peterson
Dataset Title: Southeastern Louisiana Coastal Classification Maps - Pass Abel to East Timbalier Island
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: Online Maps
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1003/
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > HURRICANES Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > STORMS Parameter Definition
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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
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 727-803-8747 x3080
Email: rmorton at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Coastal and Marine Geology Team
U.S. Geological Survey
600 4th Street South
City: St. Petersberg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Publications/References
McBride, R.A., Penland, S., Hiland, M.W., Williams, S.J., Westphal, K.A.,
Jaffee, B.E., and Sallenger, A.H., 1992, Analysis of barrier shoreline change in Louisiana from 1853 to 1989, in Williams, S.J., Penland, S., and Sallenger, A.H., eds., Atlas of shoreline changes in Louisiana from 1853 to 1989: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigation Series I-2150-A, p. 36-97.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-04-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-11-02
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