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Data Series 765

Coastal Topography–Northeast Atlantic Coast, Post-Hurricane Sandy, 2012

By Hilary F. Stockdon, Kara J. Doran, Kristin L. Sopkin, Kathryn E.L. Smith, and Xan Fredericks

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This Data Series contains lidar-derived bare-earth (BE) topography, dune elevations, and mean-high-water shoreline position datasets for most sandy beaches for Fire Island, New York, and from Cape Henlopen, Delaware to Cape Lookout, North Carolina. The data were acquired post-Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall as an extratropical cyclone on October 29, 2012.

First posted May 16, 2013

For additional information contact:
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
600 Fourth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Suggested citation:

Stockdon, H.F., Doran, K.J., Sopkin, K.L., Smith, K.E.L., and Fredericks, Xan, 2013, Coastal topography–Northeast Atlantic coast, post-hurricane Sandy, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 765,






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