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Data Release

Storm-Induced Overwash Extent

By Kara S. Doran, Justin J. Birchler, and Kirsten J. Bendik

Summary

The National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards project exists to understand and predict storm impacts to our nationís coastlines. This data release defines the alongshore extent of overwash deposits, determined from aerial photograph analysis, attributed to coastal processes during storm events.

Data

File Name and Description Metadata (XML format) Metadata (text format) Download File
Matthew_Overwash_Extent.zip
Extent of overwash sediments deposited along the southeast coast of the United States from Florida to North Carolina and attributed to coastal processes during [Atlantic Basin] Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall in the U.S. on October 08, 2016 (.shp, .kmz)
Matthew_Overwash_Extent_metadata.xml Matthew_Overwash_Extent_metadata.txt Matthew_Overwash_Extent.zip
(71 KB)
Irma_Overwash_Extent.zip
Extent of overwash sediments deposited along the southeast coast of the United States in Florida and attributed to coastal processes during [Atlantic Basin] Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in the U.S. on September 9, 2017 (.shp, .kmz)
Irma_Overwash_Extent_metadata.xml Irma_Overwash_Extent_metadata.txt Irma_Overwash_Extent.zip
(20 KB)
Florence_Overwash_Extent.zip
Extent of overwash sediments deposited along the southeast coast of the United States from North Carolina to Viriginia and attributed to coastal processes during [Atlantic Basin] Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in the U.S. on September 14, 2018 (.shp, .kmz)
Florence_Overwash_Extent_metadata.xml Florence_Overwash_Extent_metadata.txt Florence_Overwash_Extent.zip
(71 KB)
Michael_Overwash_Extent.zip
Extent of overwash sediments deposited along the southeast coast of the United States in Florida and attributed to coastal processes during [Atlantic Basin] Hurricane Michael, which made landfall in the U.S. on October 10, 2018 (.shp, .kmz)
Michael_Overwash_Extent_metadata.xml Michael_Overwash_Extent_metadata.txt Michael_Overwash_Extent.zip
(44 KB)

Graphic location map showing the areas where data were collected for Hurricanes Matthew, Irma, Florence, and Michael.
Figure 1. Location map showing the areas where data were collected for Hurricanes Matthew, Irma, Florence, and Michael.

Suggested Citation

Doran, K.S., Birchler, J.J., and Bendik, K.J., 2019, Storm-induced overwash extent: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9BW6CG6.



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