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Synthetic storm-driven flood-inundation grids for coastal communities along the Barnegat Bay and adjacent to the Waretown tide gage from Lanoka Harbor to Stafford Township, NJ

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

Digital flood-inundation maps for coastal communities within Ocean County in New Jersey were created by water surfaces generated by an Advanced Circulation hydrodynamic (ADCIRC) and Simulating Waves Nearshore (SWAN) model from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region II coastal analysis and mapping study (Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2014). Six synthetic modeled tropical storm events from a library of 159 events were selected based on parameters including landfall location or closest approach location, maximum wind speed, central pressure, and radii of winds. Two storm events were selected for the tide gage providing two "scenarios" and accompanying inundation-map libraries. The contents of this data release support the following publication: Suro, T.P., Niemoczynski, M.J., Boetsma, A.C., and Niemoczynski, L.M., 2023, Moderate flood level scenarios: synthetic storm-driven flood-inundation maps for coastal communities in 10 New Jersey counties: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2023-5005, 64 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20235005. The landing page on which this and 24 other storm scenarios reside is: Niemoczynski, L.M., Niemoczynski, M.J., Boetsma, A.C., and Suro, T.P., 2023, Synthetic storm-driven flood-inundation grids for coastal communities in 10 New Jersey counties: U.S Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9RVF9P8. References cited: Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2014, FEMA Region II Coastal Analysis and Mapping Study, accessed November 2, 2018, at http://www.region2coastal.com/resources/about-the-coastal-flood-study/

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. 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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Metadata Created Date May 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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