Link to USGS home page Link to USGS home page
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Coastal & Marine Geology Program > Hurricane and Extreme Storm Impact Studies > Hurricane Frances > Open File Report 02-287

Barrier Island Elevations Relevant to Potential Storm Impacts: 1. Techniques

USGS Open File Report 02-287

by: Nicole A. Elko, Asbury H. Sallenger, Jr., Kristy Guy, Hilary F. Stockdon, and Karen L. M. Morgan

Printable Version: open this 6-page full-color publication in Acrobat® Reader

OFR 02-287 - 6.5 MB PDF

USGS Open File Report 02-287
"Barrier Island Elevations Relevant to Potential Storm Impacts: 1. Techniques" is a 6-page summary of the techniques used to determine the elevation of the dunes along the U.S. coastline.

NOTE: You will need to have the free Adobe Acrobat® Reader (v3.0 or higher) installed on your computer to view and print this publication. Once you have Adobe Acrobat® Reader installed, click the "OFR 02-287 - 6.5 MB PDF" link.

Get Acrobat Reader

Related Links:

Hurricane Frances Impact Studies
USGS Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Barrier Island Elevations Relevant to Potential Storm Impacts: 2. South Atlantic - USGS Open File Report 02-288
USGS Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Coastal Change Hazards During Extreme Storms Investigated With Airborne Topographic Lidar - USGS Open-File Report 01-98
USGS Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Storm Impact Scale for Barrier Islands
originally published in Journal of Coastal Research


Coastal & Marine Geology Program > Hurricane and Extreme Storm Impact Studies > Hurricane Frances > Open File Report 02-287


FirstGov.gov U. S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

email Feedback | USGS privacy statement | Disclaimer | Accessibility

This page is http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/frances/ofr-02-287.html
Updated December 05, 2016 @ 11:24 AM (JSS)