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NOAA Office for Coastal Management Coastal Digital Elevation Model: Lake Huron

Metadata Updated: March 16, 2024

These data were created as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office for Coastal Management's efforts to create an online mapping viewer called the NOAA Lake Level Viewer. It depicts potential lake level rise and fall and its associated impacts on the nation's coastal areas. The purpose of the mapping viewer is to provide coastal managers and scientists with a preliminary look at lake level change, coastal flooding impacts, and exposed lakeshore. The viewer is a screening-level tool that uses nationally consistent data sets and analyses. Data and maps provided can be used at several scales to help gauge trends and prioritize actions for different scenarios. The NOAA Lake Level Viewer may be accessed at: https://coast.noaa.gov/llv.

  This metadata record describes the Lake Huron digital elevation model (DEM), which is a part of a series of DEMs produced for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office for Coastal Management's Lake Level Viewer described above. This DEM includes the best available lidar and US Army Corps of Engineer dredge surveys known to exist at the time of DEM creation that met project specifications. This DEM includes data for Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Huron, Iosco, Mackinac, Presque Isle, Sanilac, St. Clair, and Tuscola counties in Michigan.

  The DEM was produced from the following lidar data sets:
  1. 2013-2015 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: Lake Huron (MI)
  2. 2013 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: Lake Michigan South (MI)
  3. 2010 ARRA Lidar: 4 Southeast Counties (MI)
  4. 2008 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: Lake Huron (MI)
  5. 2007 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: Lake Huron (MI)
  6. 2007 USACE NCMP Topobathy BE Lidar: Lake Michigan (MI), Lake Erie (PA), Lake Huron (MI)
  7. 2006 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar: Lake Michigan (IN), Lake Erie (OH,PA), Lake Huron (MI)


  The DEM was produced from the following sonar data sets:
  8. 2015 USACE Detroit District, Point Lookout Harbor, MI
  9. 2015 USACE Detroit District, Au Sable Harbor, MI
 10. 2015 USACE Detroit District, Hammand Bay Harbor, MI
 11. 2014 USACE Detroit District, St. Mary's River, MI, West Neebish Channel
 12. 2014 USACE Detroit District, St. Mary's River, MI, Middle Neebish Channel



  The DEM is referenced vertically to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88) with vertical units of meters and horizontally to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). The resolution of the DEM is approximately 3 meters.

Access & Use Information

License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 16, 2024
Reference Date(s) 2017-07 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS OCM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 16, 2024
Reference Date(s) 2017-07 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:48079
Access Constraints Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: NOAA Office for Coastal Management Coastal Digital Elevation Model: Lake Huron [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/48079., Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints: The dataset is provided as is, without warranty to its performance, merchantable state, or fitness for any particular purpose. The entire risk associated with the results and performance of this dataset is assumed by the user. This dataset should be used strictly as a planning reference and not for navigation, permitting, or other legal purposes., Distribution Liability: Any conclusions drawn from the analysis of this information are not the responsibility of the NOAA Office for Coastal Management or its partners.
Bbox East Long -82.350713
Bbox North Lat 46.287776
Bbox South Lat 42.963412
Bbox West Long -84.769408
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 43b16eb2-bd2b-4cde-824d-a04c9f70333f
Harvest Source Id c0121fd9-df15-4168-ac04-42f6e36a794d
Harvest Source Title NOS OCM
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Lineage
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-84.769408, 42.963412], [-82.350713, 42.963412], [-82.350713, 46.287776], [-84.769408, 46.287776], [-84.769408, 42.963412]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2006
Temporal Extent End 2015

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