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Open-File Report O-14-07, Tsunami digital point data for vorticity, minimum flow depth, and momentum flux for the Tillamook project area, Tillamook County, Oregon, by George R. Priest, Joseph Y. Zhang, Kelin Wang, Chris Goldfinger, and Laura L. Stimely.

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This publication is part of a data series for the entire Oregon coast (see map below for project areas):

EXPLANATION OF FILES INCLUDED WITH THIS PUBLICATION

from the readme.txt file--

This publication is part of a data series for the entire Oregon coast. The publications are made up of six project areas (from north to south): Clatsop, Tillamook, Central Coast, Coos Bay, Bandon, and South Coast. Each project area has data organized by either the computational grid or the whole project area. The Bandon, Coos Bay, and South Coast projects have all of their data organized by project area. The Central Coast, Clatsop, and Tillamook projects have all of their data organized by both project area and by computational grid.

The purpose of this publication is to release model output files of the maximum momentum flux, minimum flow depth, and maximum vorticity, over the course of the entire simulation, for specific locations. The data provided are for all seven tsunami scenarios (SM, M, L, XL, XXL, AK64, and AKMax) published by DOGAMI.

Please read the Open-File Report O-13-19, Tsunami Inundation Scenarios for Oregon report (provided as part of this publication in the Reference_Files folder) for a brief technical summary of the tsunami mapping approach. For detailed information on how the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) tsunami scenarios were developed and tested against geological, geophysical, and paleoseismological observational data, please see DOGAMI Special Paper 43, Simulating tsunami inundation at Bandon, Coos County, Oregon, using hypothetical Cascadia and Alaska earthquake scenarios, Witter and others (2011).

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The Tillamook Project Area covers the entire Tillamook County coastline. The Clatsop Project Area publication contains data adjacent and to the north of this project area. The Central Coast Project Area publication contains data adjacent and to the south of this project area.

The Tillamook Project Area is made up of two computational grids: NehalemNeskowin (NehNes) and TillamookNetarts (TillNet). Therefore, the two Grid_**grid name** folders contain the raw model output data in ascii format (.dat files):

Reference_Files: contains reference files that may help the user understand and use the data better:

References:

George R. Priest, Robert C. Witter, Y. Joseph Zhang, Kelin Wang, Chris Goldfinger, Laura L. Stimely, John T. English, Sean G. Pickner, Kaleena L.B. Hughes, Taylore E. Wille, and Rachel L. Smith, 2013, Tsunami inundation scenarios for Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open-File O-13-19, 18 p., shapefiles.

Witter, R. C., Zhang, Y. J., Wang, K., Priest, G. R., Goldfinger, C., Stimely, L., English, J. T., and Ferro, P. A., 2011, Simulating tsunami inundation at Bandon, Coos County, Oregon, using hypothetical Cascadia and Alaska earthquake scenarios: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Special Paper 43, 57 p., map plates, data files.

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