Plum Island, MA

DOI: 10.5069/G9TT4NWP
OT Collection ID: OT.012013.26986.1
OT Collection Name: Plum Island, MA
Short Name: MA05_Valentine
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
Metadata Download:
  • ISO 19115 (Data)
  • Plain Text
  • Download and Access Products:

    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.012013.26986.1

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.012013.26986.1

    GE Hillshades     opentopoID: OTGE.012013.26986.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM Project. PI: Vinton Valentine, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. The survey area is an irregular polygon (148 square kilometers) at the Plum Island River in northeast Massachusetts. The eastern third of the polygon was flown on Monday April 18, 2005. The central third was flown early Tuesday morning April 19, 2005 and the last third (the Parker River area) was flown on the afternoon of the 19th.

    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: 03/18/2005 - 03/19/2005
    Total lidar returns: 283,918,292 pts

    Area: 148.00 km2

    Point Density: 1.92 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: MA-Mainland State Plane (CORS96) [EPSG: 26986]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: MA05_Valentine.zip

    LAS Validation Data Report: MA05_Valentine.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 42.8098°     South: 42.6475°     East: -70.7425°     West: -70.9615°