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Projecting community changes in hazard exposure to support long-term risk reduction: a case study of tsunami hazards in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2001
End Date
2061

Citation

Sleeter, B.M., Wood, N.J., Wilson, T.S., and Soulard, C.E., 2017, Projecting community changes in hazard exposure to support long-term risk reduction: a case study of tsunami hazards in the U.S. Pacific Northwest: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F70G3HB8.

Summary

Tsunamis have the potential to cause considerable damage to communities along the U.S. Pacific Northwest coastline. As coastal communities expand over time, the potential societal impact of tsunami inundation changes. To understand how community exposure to tsunami hazards may change in coming decades, we projected future development (i.e. urban, residential, and rural), households, and residents over a 50-year period (2011-2061) along the Washington, Oregon, and northern California coasts. We created a spatially explicit, land use/land cover, state-and-transition simulation model to project future developed land use based on historical development trends. We then compared our development projection results to tsunami-hazard zones [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Benjamin M. Sleeter
Process Contact :
Benjamin M. Sleeter
Originator :
Benjamin M. Sleeter, Nathan J. Wood, Tamara S. Wilson, Christopher E. Soulard
Metadata Contact :
Benjamin M. Sleeter
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Natural Hazards
SDC Data Owner :
Western Geographic Science Center

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State Attributes.csv
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Projecting_community_changes_in_hazard_exposure_metadata.xml
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Purpose

Provide modeling results for each year and community considered in the research. Results include developed area, population, and number of households. Results could help local governments with risk-reduction planning.

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  • USGS Data Release Products

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