Kohala Peninsula, Hawaii: Precipitation Effects on Landscape Evolution

DOI: 10.5069/G9J67DW7
OT Collection ID: OT.012014.26904.1
OT Collection Name: Kohala Peninsula, Hawaii: Precipitation Effects on Landscape Evolution
Short Name: HI13_Murphy
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Brendan P. Murphy, The University of Texas at Austin. The survey area consisted of a 46 square kilometer irregular polygon on the island of Hawaii covering two distinct watersheds on the Kohala Peninsula. The data were collected to quantify the role of spatially variable climate in bedrock fluvial incision on the Kohala Peninsula. Repeated efforts were made to survey this area over an 8-day span. Unfortunately the ever-present cloud cover on the wet side prevented the completion of the survey. The survey attempts took placed from February 5, 2013 through February 12, 2013.

    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: 02/05/2013 - 02/12/2013
    Total lidar returns: 355,382,059 pts

    Area: 46.00 km2

    Point Density: 7.73 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Z04N NAD83 (PA11) [EPSG: 26904]
        Vertical: GEOID 12A

    Survey Report: 2013_Murphy_KohalaPeninsula_HI.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: HI13_Murphy.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 20.2282°     South: 20.1025°     East: -155.7719°     West: -155.8825°