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Hawaii 6 arc-second MLLW Coastal Digital Elevation Model

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The 6-second Hawaii Elevation Grid provides bathymetric data of 6-second resolution in geographic coordinates. This grid is strictly for tsunami inundation modeling
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. 2005: Hawaii 6 arc-second MLLW Coastal Digital Elevation Model. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
  • NCEI Metadata ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem:460
gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem:460
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  • netCDF (Version: 4 Classic)
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Distributor NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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Dataset Point of Contact NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
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Dataset Point of Contact DEM Information
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Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5866
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 23
S: 18
E: -154
W: -161
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2005-01-01
Edition 2005
Data Presentation Form mapDigital
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency Irregular
Supplemental Information
This grid was developed through funding from the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. It will be updated as better data become available.
Purpose This grid was constructed for use in tsunami inundation modeling
Use Limitations
  • Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series.
  • Produced by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. 2005: Hawaii 6 arc-second MLLW Coastal Digital Elevation Model. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
  • NOAA National Geophysical Data Center
Collaborators
  • NOAA Center for Tsunami Research
    NOAA PMEL Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR)
Publishers
  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
Acknowledgments
  • NGDC, NOS, USGS
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Water Depth
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Coastal Processes > Coastal Elevation
Uncontrolled
  • Coastal Relief
  • Gridded elevations
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Service Keywords
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS > WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING > DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Platform keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • Models/Analyses > DEM > Digital Elevation Model
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Continent > North America > United States of America > Hawaii
  • Ocean > Pacific Ocean
  • Vertical Location > Land Surface
  • Vertical Location > Sea Floor
Uncontrolled
  • Hawaii
  • Hawaiian Islands
Project keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
Data Resolution keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Horizontal Data Resolution Keywords
  • 1 meter - < 30 meters
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Vertical Data Resolution Keywords
  • < 1 meter
Use Constraints
  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Access Constraints
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Other Constraints Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. 2005: Hawaii 6 arc-second MLLW Coastal Digital Elevation Model. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Accessed [date].
Fees
  • In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free. However, fees may apply for custom orders, data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
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Processing Steps
  • 2008-11-04T00:00:00 - Metadata imported.
Processing Environment Native Dataset Environment: Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.2 (Build 3790) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.4.1420
Source Datasets
  • GEODAS Vol 2, Ver 4.1 and Global Relief
    • Description of Source: Source Contribution: bathymetric data values; Source Type: online
    • Temporal extent used: 1890-01-01 to 2001-01-01
  • 1:25000 and 1:63360 hydrographic vectors, 7.5-minute digital raster graphics
    • Description of Source: Source Contribution: topographic elevation contours and shoreline; Source Type: online
    • Temporal extent used: 1982-01-01 to 1982-01-01
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Last Modified: 2020-05-21-06:00
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