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PDC Integrated Hazards

Identification Information:
Native Data Set Environment: Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.5.1450
Description:
Language of Dataset: en
Abstract: The PDC Integrated Hazards layer visualizes a collection of current and real-time incidents which have been designated "potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets" by PDC DisasterAWARE decision support system automated processes. In addition to integrating these various hazards from authoritative sources into a single, convenient layer, the underlying map service also includes hazards that have been manually logged by the disaster management professionals using PDC-hosted DisasterAWARE applications. Hazards are typically expired automatically based on pre-defined timelines, but can be left active as long as deemed necessary by the professionals responsible for maintaining hazard data.
Purpose: The purpose of the Hazards data layer is to merge hazards of interest into a single user-friendly layer.
Supplemental Information: Automated Hazards are created and expired as follows: 1. Tropical Cyclone Track Data (JTWC/NWS). A hazard is created when incident is first reported by an "ADVISORY" status bulletin. The hazard remains active until canceled by JTWC/NWS. For full metadata go to: http://www.pdc.org/mde/full_metadata.jsp?docId=92339E5F-A77A-4B43-807B-0B63F021D4D4

2. Earthquakes > 4.0 magnitude (USGS), hazard is created when incident is first reported; remains active up to 4 days based on magnitude. For full metadata go to: http://www.pdc.org/mde/full_metadata.jsp?docId={A71A7B86-3B62-460C-A065-B8908AE50DC3}

3. Significant volcanic activity on a global scale as noted by the Weekly Volcanic Activity Report which is a cooperative project between the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program (GVP) and the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program. GVP updates the information by 2300 UTC every Wednesday. For full metadata go to: http://www.pdc.org/mde/full_metadata.jsp?docId={496E0CAA-8A74-4FA9-B84B-AA420B3FE007}

4. Tsunami Bulletins issued by Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC). When a Tsunami Bulletin is issued, the PDC parses an email to find the source location of the Tsunami Warning and automatically adds a point to the Hazards layer. The Hazard is expired when the Tsunami Warning Center cancels the warning.

5. National Weather Service Warnings (High Wind, High Surf, Flash Flood) for Hawaii, current advisories and warnings for high wind events issued by the National Weather Service for Hawaii region. Data are displayed by NWS Zone and are updated as data become available. For full metadata, to go:
(Flood Alerts) http://www.pdc.org/mde/full_metadata.jsp?docId={77A730F1-0D60-4B58-8F1F-381BFA444216}
(High Surf) http://www.pdc.org/mde/full_metadata.jsp?docId={C2446C8C-56CB-492B-BEB9-875811A568BA}

Citation:
Citation Information:
Originator: Pacific Disaster Center
Publication Date: 20081101
Title: PDC Integrated Hazards
File or Table Name: HAZARDS
Geospatial Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Publication Information:
Publisher: Pacific Disaster Center
Time Period of Content:
Currentness Reference: ground condition
Time Period Information:
Single Date/Time:
Calendar Date: Updated continuously
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Continually
Spatial Domain:
Bounding Coordinates:
West Bounding Coordinate: -179.995800
East Bounding Coordinate: 179.983200
North Bounding Coordinate: 86.835000
South Bounding Coordinate: -77.530000
Local Bounding Coordinates:
Left Bounding Coordinate: -179.995800
Right Bounding Coordinate: 179.983200
Bottom Bounding Coordinate: -77.530000
Top Bounding Coordinate: 86.835000
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ESRI standard theme codes are used for relating FGDC metadata to the corresponding ISO categories
Theme Keyword: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Theme Keyword: environment
Theme Keyword: geoscientificInformation
Place:
Place Keyword Thesaurus: ArcIMS Metadata Server gazetteer
Place Keyword: Global
Place Keyword: World
Place Keyword: Hawaii
Access Constraints: Certain hazard types are restricted to registered users of the PDC systems.
Use Constraints: PDC assumes no liability with respect to this data set, or any possible errors therein.
Native Dataset Format: Service
Point of Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: Pacific Disaster Center
Contact Person: Director
Contact Position: Data & Information Resources Division
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1305 North Holopono Street, Suite 2
City: Kihei
State or Province: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96753
Country: United States
Contact Voice Telephone: 808-891-0525
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 808-891-0526
Contact Electronic Mail Address: data@pdc.org
Security Information:
Security Classification: Unclassified
Distribution Information:
Resource Description: Live Data and Maps
Standard Order Process:
Digital Form:
Digital Transfer Information:
Transfer Size: 0.121
Dataset Size: 0.121
Distributor:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: Pacific Disaster Center
Contact Person: Director
Contact Position: Data & Information Resources Division
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 1305 North Holopono Street, Suite 2
City: Kihei
State or Province: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96753
Country: United States
Contact Voice Telephone: 808-891-0525
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 808-891-0526
Contact Electronic Mail Address: data@pdc.org
Distribution Liability: PDC assumes no liability with respect to this data set, or any possible errors therein.
Metadata Reference Information:
Language of Metadata: en
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Time Convention: local time
Metadata Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Person: Director
Contact Organization: Pacific Disaster Center
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical address
City: Kihei
State or Province: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96753
Address: 1305 North Holopono Street, Suite 2
Country: United States
Contact Voice Telephone: 808-891-0525
Contact Position: Data & Information Resources Division
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 808-891-0526
Contact Electronic Mail Address: data@pdc.org
Metadata Date: 20130510
Metadata Review Date: 20031216
Metadata Security Information:
Metadata Security Classification: Unclassified
Metadata Security Handling Description: Grant access to all users.
Metadata Access Constraints: None
Metadata Use Constraints: None

ESRI Metadata

Esri:
Creation Date: 20130510
Creation Time: 17304200
Synchronize Once: FALSE
Synchronization Date: 20081112
Synchronization Time: 11340200
Modification Date: 20130510
Modification Time: 17071800
Metadata ID: {383D96C7-596B-436C-B5DB-F0005C534ABD}
Published Document ID: {0BF1F7A6-7758-4C51-BF42-22D8586DB172}
Published Status: Published
(ArcGISFormat):1.0
(ArcGISstyle):ISO 19139 Metadata Implementation Specification