ATLANTIC - Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise: A Preliminary Database for the U.S. Atlantic Coast

Metadata Updated: December 3, 2018

The goal of this project is to provide a preliminary overview, at a National scale, the relative susceptibility of the Nation's coast to sea-level rise through the use of a coastal vulnerability index (CVI). This initial classification is based upon the variables geomorphology, regional coastal slope, tide range, wave height, relative sea-level rise and shoreline erosion and accretion rates. The combination of these variables and the association of these variables to each other furnish a broad overview of regions where physical changes are likely to occur due to sea-level rise.

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Metadata Date July 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2018
Reference Date(s) January 10, 2001 (publication)
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Metadata Date July 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2018
Reference Date(s) January 10, 2001 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
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