Historical shoreline positions at Barter Island, Alaska for the years spanning 1947 to 2020

Online link https://cmgds.marine.usgs.gov/catalog/pcmsc/DataReleases/ScienceBase/DR_P9CRBC5I/BarterIsland_Shoreline_1947to2020_metadata.faq.html
Description This dataset includes one vector shapefile delineating the position of the shorelines at Barter Island, Alaska spanning seven decades, between the years 1947 and 2020. Shoreline positions delineated from a combination of aerial photography, declassified satellite photography, and very-high resolution satellite imagery can be used to quantify the movement of the shoreline through time. These data were used to calculate rates of change every 10 meters alongshore using the Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS) version 5.0. DSAS uses a measurement baseline method to calculate rate-of-change statistics. Transects are cast from the reference baseline to intersect each shoreline, establishing measurement points used to calculate shoreline change rates. [More]
Originators Gibbs, Ann E.; Jones, Benjamin M.; and Richmond, Bruce M.

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