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Open-File Report 20151238


Assessing the Impact of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy on the Morphology and Modern Sediment Thickness on the Inner Continental Shelf Offshore of Fire Island, New York


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Conversion Factors

International Systems of Units to Inch/Pound

Multiply

By

To obtain

Length

centimeter (cm)

0.3937

inch (in.)

meter (m)

3.281

foot (ft)

kilometer (km)

0.6214

mile (mi)

kilometer (km)

0.5400

mile, nautical (nmi)

meter (m)

1.094

yard (yd)

Area

square kilometer (km2)

247.1

acre

square kilometer (km2)

0.3861

square mile (m2)

Volume

cubic meters (m3)

35.31

cubic foot (ft3)

Velocity

meter per second (m/s)

3.281

foot per second (ft/s)

Vertical coordinate information is referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).

Horizontal coordinate information is referenced to North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83).

Depth, as used in this report, refers to distance below the vertical datum.

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