White Sands National Monument, NM: LiDAR Survey of Dune Fields (Sept 2009)

DOI: 10.5069/G9ZK5DMD
OT Collection ID: OT.012013.26913.2
OT Collection Name: White Sands National Monument, NM: LiDAR Survey of Dune Fields (Sept 2009)
Short Name: NM09_09Kocurek
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Project. PI: Gary Kocurek, University of Texas at Austin. The survey area is a rectangular polygon on the White Sands National Monument, lying west of Holloman Air Force Base NM and enclosing 59 square kilometers. This dune field has been repeatedly surveyed in January 2009 and June 2010.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - http://www.ncalm.org). NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 09/26/2009
    Total lidar returns: 331,941,355 pts

    Area: 59.00 km2

    Point Density: 5.63 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z13 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26913]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM Report Kocurek_WhiteSands_2009.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NM09_09Kocurek.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 32.8707°     South: 32.7973°     East: -106.1859°     West: -106.3250°