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1. Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana from 1932 to 2010 [USGS_NWRC_LA_LandChange_1932-2010]
The analyses of landscape change presented in this dataset use historical surveys, aerial data, and satellite data to track landscape changes in coastal Louisiana. Persistent loss and gain data are ...


2. Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California [USGS_OFR_00127]
These susceptibility maps and the cost assessment data allow landowners in rural western San Mateo County to determine if their property is impacted by deep-seated landslide and debris flow hazards ...


3. Sea Ice in the Belcher Islands, Nunavut, Canada [ELOKA002]
This data set contains interviews of three hunters from Sanikiliaq, Belcher Islands, in the territory of Nunavut, Canada. The hunters describe their observations of sea ice conditions around the ...


4. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of systems ...


5. Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) Landsat Geological Survey of AL (GSA) Analysis [slgsa]
The Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA) analyzed changes in the coastal shoreline and sedimentation using Landsat geotiff images as part of the Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) ...


6. Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) Landsat Geotiff [slgeo]
The Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) analyzes Geotiff images for sediment redistribution after a hurricane on the Gulf coast and then creates a product based on the analysis. ...


7. Pine Flatwood - Marsh Ecotone Boundary data for North Florida [brdnwrc0003]
Wildlife preserves and refuges in coastal areas of our nation are slowly being inundated by increasing sea level. Warming of our global environment threatens to speed the rate of sea-level rise and ...


8. Sidescan Sonar Data From USGS Cruises [SIDESCAN]
Data collected by SOund NAvigation and Ranging systems, commonly called sonar data, are probably best known by the general public for their use in detection of enemy vessels during wartime. However, ...


9. Hurricane Sandy Pre and Post Storm Data and Imagery from the USGS [USGS_EROS_HDDS_SANDY]
As Hurricane Sandy moved northward along the U.S. Atlantic coast in October 2012, U.S. Geological Survey scientists worked to determine where and how the storm's waves and surge might dramatically ...


10. Marine Ecosystems Response in the Mediterranean Experiment [MERMEX]
MerMex focus on the understanding of the effects of key natural and anthropogenic forcings on ecosystems (from coastal zones to open-ocean, from pelagos to benthos) and organisms (from viruses to ...


11. United States Medium Resolution Digital Vector Shoreline [ORCA_digital_shore]
NOAA's Medium Resolution Digital Vector Shoreline is a high-quality, Geographic Information System-ready, general-use digital vector data set originally created by the Strategic Environmental ...


12. 1996 Atlantic Tropical Storms: Views from the NOAA Satellites [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00498]
1996 Atlantic Tropical Storms: Views from the NOAA Satellites is a technical report available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Geographic coverage is the north Atlantic Ocean tropical ...


13. Maps Showing the Stratigraphic Framework of South Carolina's Long Bay from Little River to Winyah Bay [USGS_OFR_2004_1013]
South Carolina's Grand Strand is a heavily populated coastal region that supports a large tourism industry. Like most densely developed coastal communities, the potential for property damage and lost ...


14. Northwestern Panhandle of Florida Coastal Classification Maps - St. Andrew Bay Entrance Channel to Perdido Pass [USGS_OFR_2004_1217]
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 ...


15. The Coastal and Ocean Resource Economics Program and the Coastal Trends Series;Socieoeconomic Data; NOAA/NOS [NOS00040]
The Coastal and Ocean Resource Economics Program was developed to assist decision-makers in assessing the value of recreational resources in the Nation's coastal and ocean areas. The program develops ...


16. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS) To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1020]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS) in Maryland and Virginia. The CVI ...


17. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CAHA) to Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1064]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CAHA) in North Carolina. The CVI ranks ...


18. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Cumberland Island National Seashore (Cuis) To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2004_1196]
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 ...


19. Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of Gulf Islands To Sea-Level Rise [USGS_OFR_2003_108]
A coastal vulnerability index (CVI) was used to map the relative vulnerability of the coast to future sea-level rise within Gulf Islands National Seashore (GUIS) in Mississippi and Florida. The CVI ...


20. Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise: A Preliminary Database for the U.S. Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico Coasts [USGS_DDS-68]
Coastal Changes Due to Sea-Level Rise: One of the most important applied problems in coastal geology today is determining the physical response of the coastline to sea-level rise. Predicting shoreline ...


21. Southeastern Louisiana Coastal Classification Maps - Pass Abel to East Timbalier Island [USGS_OFR_2005_1003]
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 ...


22. West-Central Florida Coastal Classification Maps - Anclote Key to Venice Inlet [USGS_OFR_2003_227]
This data set describes a Coastal Classification Map that extends from Anclote Key to Venice Inlet. One purpose of the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Project is to provide accurate representations ...


23. 1998 Atlantic Tropical Storms: Views from the NOAA Satellites [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00524]
1998 Atlantic Tropical Storms: Views from the NOAA Satellites is a technical report produced by, and available from, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This annual report is a preliminary summary ...


24. Florida Geographic Data Library [FGDL]
The Florida Geographic Data Library (FGDL) is a mechanism for distributing spatial (GIS) data throughout the state of Florida. The FGDL is warehoused and maintained at the University of Florida's ...


25. Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) MODIS Geological Survey of AL (GSA) Analysis [smgsa]
The Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA) generated this dataset from geoTIFF MODIS images as part of the Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) project. The geoTIFF images were analyzed ...


26. Kenya Coastal Zone - Dumping Grounds, Pollution, Erosion [NBId0127_101]
The Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Resource Database is a comprehensive 1:250,000-scale vector database of the Kenya Coastal Zone. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual ...


27. Recent (1988-1995) Maryland Shorelines with Erosion Rate Attributes [md_SLM]
In 2000, the Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) was awarded a Coastal Zone Management grant to complete the acquisition of a recent (ca. 1990) digital shoreline for the coastal regions of Maryland -- ...


28. Geomorphology and Depositional Subenvironments of Gulf Islands National Seashore, Perdido Key and Santa Rosa Island, Florida [USGS_OFR_2010_1330]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is studying coastal hazards and coastal change to improve our understanding of coastal ecosystems and to develop better capabilities of predicting future coastal ...


29. Arctic Coastal Dynamics Program [ggd629]
The Arctic Coastal Dynamics (ACD) program is a multidisciplinary, multinational program with the goal of understanding circum-Arctic coastal dynamics as a function of environmental forcing, coastal ...


30. Database of Recent Tsunami Deposits [USGS_OFR_2010_1172]
This report describes a database of sedimentary characteristics of tsunami deposits derived from published accounts of tsunami deposit investigations conducted shortly after the occurrence of a tsunami. ...


31. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. East Coast, CDIAC NDP-043A [CDIAC_NDP43A]
This data base may be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) and non-GIS data bases to assess the risk of coastlines to erosion or sea level rise. The data base ...


32. Geomorphology, Geology, Erosion trends and Coastal Defence works [EEA_EROSION]
The dataset consists of two layers: 1) This layer features both morpho-sedimentological and geological patterns of the European coastline. Both a geomorphological and a geological code ...


33. Solway Firth GDSPDS [Solway_Firth]
Solway Firth GDSPDS (Geo-Information Decision Support Processing and Dissemination System) Database The Solway Firth GDSPDS information website deals with the GDSPDS Technology ...


34. Coastal Wind, Wave and Water Level Data from the Coastal Engineering Data Retrieval System (CEDRS) [USACE_CERC_CEDRS]
The Coastal Engineering Data Retrieval System (CEDRS) is a database of wind, wave and water level data for the coastline of the United States. The CEDRS is made available by the Army ...


35. Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies [USGS_Katrina_Coastal_Impact]   CHILD DIFs
Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a category 4 storm in Plaquemines Parish, LA on August 29, 2005. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the University ...


36. Hurricane Wilma Impact Studies [USGS_WILMA_COASTAL_IMPACT]
Hurricane Wilma made landfall as a category 2 storm south of Fort Meyers, Florida on October 24, 2005. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are ...


37. Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies: Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography [USGS_KATRINA_COASTAL_IMPACT_LIDAR]   PARENT DIF
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. ...


38. Hurricane Rita Impact Studies [USGS_RITA_COASTAL_IMPACT]
Hurricane Rita made landfall on September 24, 2005 near the TX-LA border. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the University of New Orleans, Louisiana ...


39. Coastal Erosion and Wetland Change in Louisiana: Selected USGS Products [USGS-DDS-79]
Louisiana contains 25 percent of the vegetated wetlands and 40 percent of the tidal wetlands in the 48 conterminous States. These critical natural systems are being lost. Louisiana leads the Nation ...


40. The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Cliff Edges and Associated Cliff Erosion Data for the California Coast [USGS_OFR_2007_1112]
Introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey has generated a comprehensive data clearinghouse of digital vector cliff edges and associated rates of cliff retreat along the open-ocean California coast. ...


41. Long-term and Storm-related Shoreline Change Trends in the Florida Gulf Islands National Seashore [USGS_OFR_2007_1392]
Coastal erosion on Northern Gulf of Mexico barrier islands is an ongoing issue that was exacerbated by the storm seasons of 2004 and 2005 when several hurricanes made landfall in the Gulf of Mexico. ...


42. Coastal Processes Study at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA: Summary of Data Collection 2004-2006 [USGS_OFR_2007_1217]
Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California, contains a persistent erosional section in the shadow of the San Francisco ebb tidal delta and south of Sloat Boulevard that threatens valuable public infrastructure ...


43. Historical Changes in the Mississippi-Alabama Barrier Islands and the Roles of Extreme Storms, Sea Level, and Human Activities [USGS_OFR_2007_1161]
An historical analysis of images and documents shows that the Mississippi-Alabama (MS-AL) barrier islands are undergoing rapid land loss and translocation. The barrier island chain formed and grew ...


44. Southern Maine Beach Profile Monitoring Program [gomc_148]
SUMMARY of 1999 - 2001 data - Moderately and highly developed beaches experienced more change.In geological time, two years cannot be considered a trend. But the first patterns to emerge suggest ...


45. Sediment Deposition and Erosion in South San Francisco Bay, California from 1956 to 2005 [USGS_OFR_2006_1287]
Sediment deposition and erosion in South San Francisco Bay from 1956 to 2005 was studied by comparing bathymetric surveys made in 1956, 1983, and 2005. From 1956 to 1983, the region was erosional. ...


46. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. Gulf Coast, CDIAC NDP-043B [CDIAC_NDP43B]
This Numeric Data Package (NDP) contains a digital database that describes the U.S. Gulf Coast. The database integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. Gulf Coast into 0.25 latitude by ...


47. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


48. Global Geographic Information System Database of Storm Occurrences and Other Climatic Phenomena Affecting Coastal Zones, CDIAC NDP-035 [CDIAC_NDP35]
This digital database contains information on synoptic storms and other climatological factors that affect coastlines and may be used by a vector-based ARC/INFO geographic information system (GIS), ...


49. South Texas Coastal Classification Maps - Mansfield Channel to the Rio Grande [USGS_OFR_2006_1133]
The primary 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 ...


50. Coastal Classification Atlas: Central Texas Coastal Classification Maps - Aransas Pass to Mansfield Channel [USGS_OFR_2006_1096]
The primary 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 ...


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