Arecibo, Puerto Rico Tsunami Forecast Grids for MOST Model

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

The Arecibo, Puerto Rico Forecast Model Grids provides bathymetric data strictly for tsunami inundation modeling with the Method of Splitting Tsunami (MOST) model. MOST is a suite of numerical simulation codes capable of simulating three processes of tsunami evolution: generation, transoceanic propagation, and inundation of dry land. Tsunami waves are computationally propagated across a set of three nested grids (A, B, and C), each of which is successively finer in resolution, moving from offshore to onshore. Nearshore details are resolved to the point that model output can be directly compared with tide gauge observations and can provide estimates of wave arrival time, wave amplitude and simulation of wave inundation onto dry land. A Grid Resolution: 47.25 arc-sec in x direction. 45 arc-sec in y direction. B Grid Resolution: 6 arc-sec. C Grid Resolution: 2 arc-sec.

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Metadata Date July 3, 2017
Metadata Created Date February 22, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) May 24, 2013 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 3, 2017
Metadata Created Date February 22, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) May 24, 2013 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA/PMEL/Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR) (Publisher)
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Access Constraints Cite as: NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR), 2013. Arecibo, Puerto Rico Tsunami Forecast Grids for MOST Model. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5GH9FZZ [access date].
Bbox East Long -61.0081
Bbox North Lat 18.950
Bbox South Lat 16.500
Bbox West Long -69.0000
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Licence Not to be used for navigation. Although these data are of high quality and useful for planning and modeling purposes, they are not suitable for navigation. For navigation, please refer to the NOS nautical chart series., Produced by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center. Not subject to copyright protection within the United States., While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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