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High-water mark data from Hurricane Sandy for the coastal areas of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, October 29-30, 2012

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Start Date
2012-10-29
End Date
2016-12-31

Citation

Bent, G.C., 2018, High-water mark data from Hurricane Sandy for the coastal areas of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, October 29-30, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7R49Q1C.

Summary

High-water marks were collected following Hurricane Sandy, October 29-30, 2012, along the coastal areas of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Information on 371 high-water marks that were flagged following Hurricane Sandy is presented in this data release. The general information on the high-water marks presented includes site identification number, location, elevation, quality, type, and website links to the data. Of the 371 high-water marks flagged, 364 high-water marks were surveyed and 7 high-water marks were not found. The U.S. Geological Survey identified and flagged the high-water marks during October and November 2012 following Hurricane Sandy; and surveyed the marks during October and November 2012, December 2013 [...]

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Point of Contact :
Gardner C Bent
Originator :
Gardner C Bent
Metadata Contact :
Gardner C Bent
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
New England Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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Table_Hurricane_Sandy_HWM_Data_CT_RI_MA_October_29_and_30_2012.csv 93.61 KB
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Purpose

High-water marks were documented along the coastal areas of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts from Hurricane Sandy, October 29-30, 2012. The high-water mark data were collected to put coastal flood elevations into historical context, and for potential comparison to other coastal floods from the past and in the future.

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7R49Q1C

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