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Wind Fetch Model
Entry ID: USGS_WIND_FETCH

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Summary
Abstract: Wind fetch is defined as the unobstructed distance that wind can travel over water in a constant direction. Fetch is an important characteristic of open water because longer fetch can result in larger wind-generated waves. The larger waves, in turn, can increase shoreline erosion and sediment resuspension. Wind fetches in this model were calculated using scripts designed by David Finlayson, U. S. ... View entire text
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Service Citation
Originators: David Finlayson
Title: Wind Fetch Model
Provider: U. S. Geological Survey
URL: http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/management/dss/wind_fetch_wave_models.html
Service Keywords
MODELS >COMPONENT PROCESS MODELS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
OCEANS
Access Constraints Software Requirements to use the Wind Fetch model.

1. ArcGIS 9.2 or more recent
2. A Spatial Analyst License
3. Python 2.4 or more recent (Automatically installed with ArcGIS)
Ancillary Keywords
Models
Wind
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Service Provider
DOI/USGS/BRD/UMESE/DSS > Decision Support Systems, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: UPPER MIDWEST ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES CENTER
Phone: 608-783-6451
Fax: 608-783-6066
Contact Address:
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
2630 Fanta Reed Road
City: La Crosse
Province or State: Wisconsin
Postal Code: 54603
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 27 KB
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF 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
SERF Creation Date: 2008-09-22
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-09-24
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