Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies: Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography
Entry ID: USGS_KATRINA_COASTAL_IMPACT_LIDAR

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Summary
Abstract: In a cooperative research program, the USGS, NASA and the US Army Corps of
Engineers (USACE) are using airborne laser mapping systems to survey coastal
areas before and after hurricanes. As the aircraft flies along the coast, a
laser altimeter (lidar) scans a several hundred meter wide swath of the earth's
surface acquiring an estimate of ground elevation approximately ... View entire text
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Description: Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography from Hurricane Katrina.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.0   S: 30.0   E: -87.0   W: -89.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Dataset Title: Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies: Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/katrina/lidar/dauphin-island....
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This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
USGS_Katrina_Coastal_Impact

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Originating Center
Data Center
Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://marine.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: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-08-29
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