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Gauley River in Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia, Flood Map Files from June 2016

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2016-06-23
End Date
2016-06-24

Citation

Watson, K.M., and Cauller, S.J., 2017, Flood Inundation, Flood Depth, and High-Water Marks for Selected Areas in West Virginia from the June 2016 Flood: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F76T0K4K.

Summary

The mapped area boundary, flood inundation extents, and depth rasters were created to provide an estimated extent of flood inundation along the Gauley River within the community of Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia. These geospatial data include the following items: 1. gauley_bnd; shapefile containing the polygon showing the mapped area boundary for the Gauley River flood maps, 2. gauley_hwm; shapefile containing high-water mark points, 3. polygon_gauley_hwm; shapefile containing mapped extent of flood inundation, derived from the water-surface elevation surveyed at high-water marks, 4. depth_hwm; raster file for the flood depths derived from the water-surface elevation surveyed at high-water marks, 5. polygon_gauley_dem; shapefile containing [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Kara M. Watson
Originator :
Kara M. Watson, Stephen J. Cauller
Metadata Contact :
Kara M. Watson
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
ScienceBase

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Gauley.zip 38.33 KB application/zip
Gauley_dem_derived.zip 315.25 KB application/zip
Gauley_hwm_derived.zip 293.4 KB application/zip

Purpose

The mapped area boundary, flood inundation extents, and depth rasters were created to support the development of flood inundation maps for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) response and recovery operations following the June, 2016 flood event in the community of Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia.

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