• CoSMoS (Coastal Storm Modeling System) Southern California v3.0 Phase 2 ocean-currents projections: average conditions in Santa Barbara County

    Metadata Updated: August 15, 2020

    Model-derived ocean current velocities (in meters per second) for the given storm condition and sea-level rise (SLR) scenario. The Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) makes detailed predictions (meter-scale) over large geographic scales (100s of kilometers) of storm-induced coastal flooding and erosion for both current and future sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios. CoSMoS v3.0 for Southern California shows projections for future climate scenarios (sea-level rise and storms) to provide emergency responders and coastal planners with critical storm-hazards information that can be used to increase public safety, mitigate physical damages, and more effectively manage and allocate resources within complex coastal settings. Model details and data sources are outlined in CoSMoS_3.0_Phase_2_Southern_California_Bight:_Summary_of_data_and_methods (available at https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/file/get/57f1d4f3e4b0bc0bebfee139?name=CoSMoS_SoCalv3_Phase2_summary_of_methods.pdf). Phase 2 data for Southern California include flood-hazard information for the coast from the border of Mexico to Pt. Conception. Several changes from Phase 1 projections are reflected in many areas; please read the Summary of methods and inspect output carefully. Data are complete for the information presented.

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    Metadata Date August 14, 2018
    Metadata Created Date August 15, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
    Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date August 14, 2018
    Metadata Created Date August 15, 2020
    Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2020
    Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (Point of Contact)
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    Access Constraints Use Constraints: USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain from the U.S. Government and are freely redistributable with proper metadata and source attribution. Please recognize and acknowledge the U.S. Geological Survey as the originator(s) of the dataset and in products derived from these data., Access Constraints: none
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    Bbox North Lat 34.687068180405
    Bbox South Lat 32.546444355161
    Bbox West Long -120.81115722553
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    Temporal Extent Begin 2015-12-10
    Temporal Extent End 2017-01-20

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