Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data
Entry ID: USGS_DS_2006_236

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Summary
Abstract: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance Rate Map
(FIRM) guidelines do not currently exist for conducting and incorporating
tsunami hazard assessments that reflect the substantial advances in tsunami
research achieved in the last two decades; this conclusion is the result of two
FEMA-sponsored workshops and the associated Tsunami Focused Study (Chowdhury
and others, 2005). ... View entire text
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Description: Data catalog for the Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA
Flood Hazard Maps.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.02   S: 45.97   E: -123.91   W: -123.94

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Florence L. Wong, Angie J. Venturato, Eric L. Geist
Dataset Title: Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data
Dataset Series Name: USGS Data Series
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Menlo Park, California
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: GIS data files
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2006/236/
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These data were created for the sole purpose of the Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami
Pilot Study. It is not meant for navigational means. The National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration makes no expressed or implied warranty regarding the
accuracy of these data.

The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no
responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these
data on any other system.

Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and
does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Western Region CMG, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: FLORENCE L. WONG
Phone: (650) 329-5327
Email: fwong at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS
MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: GIS Shapefiles
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Google KMZ
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (650) 329-5327
Email: fwong at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS
MailStop 999, 345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025-3561
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-01-26
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