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Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study—Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data

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Abbreviations

DEM: digital elevation model

DOGAMI: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries http://www.oregongeology.com/

FACTS: Facility for the Analysis and Comparison of Tsunami Simulations (Borrero and others, 2004)

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency

FIRM: FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map

GIS: geographic information systems

LIDAR: LIght Detection And Ranging or Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging

MHW: mean high water

MOST: Method of Splitting Tsunami (Titov and Gonzalez, 1997)

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOS: NOAA National Ocean Service

NCTR: NOAA Center for Tsunami Research http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/

NFIP: Federal Emergency Management Agency National Flood Insurance Program http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/

PMEL: NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

PSHA: Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

PTHA: Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Analysis

  

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