|Range of values|
|Range of values|
|<20%||indicates a gentle slope with a gradient less than or equal to 20 percent (less than or equal to 11.5 degrees)|
|>20%, <45%||indicates a moderate slope with a gradient greater than 20 percent and less than or equal to 45 percent (greater than 11.5 degrees and less than or equal to 26.7 degrees)|
|>45%||indicates a steep slope with a gradient greater than 45 percent (greater then 26.7 degrees)|
The purpose of this dataset is to provide, in digital format, the information included in the technical hazard maps published in the 'Atlas of Natural Hazards in the Hawaiian Coastal Zone' (Fletcher et al., 2002) for use by citizens, scientists, and regulatory agencies.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
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 the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), University of Hawaii School of Ocean, Earth Science, and Technology (UH-SOEST), State of Hawaii Office of Planning, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as the collective sources of this information.
Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.
|Data format:||Coastal slope layer in format Shapefile (version 1.0)|