Pellston, MI: Effects of Forest Canopy Structural Change on Carbon Uptake

DOI: 10.5069/G900001C
OT Collection ID: OT.032012.26916.1
OT Collection Name: Pellston, MI: Effects of Forest Canopy Structural Change on Carbon Uptake
Short Name: MI09_Hardiman
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.032012.26916.1

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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed Project. PI: Brady Hardiman, Ohio State University. The survey area is an irregular polygon enclosing a portion of the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS) located at the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, on the southwest shore of Douglas Lake. The survey polygon is approximately 40 square kilometers in size. The polygon at its widest region in the east west direction is 8.27 km, and 6.27 km at its longest North to South direction region. The data were collected to study the effects of forest canopy structural change on carbon uptake and storage.

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

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 08/28/2009

    Publication Date: 04/04/2012
    Total lidar returns: 669,960,290 pts

    Area: 61 km2

    Point Density: 10.95 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified624,653,924
        Class 2 - Ground45,200,285
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)105,389
        Class 9 - Water68
        Class 10 - Reserved624

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z16N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26916]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM_Report_Hardiman_2009.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: MI09_Hardiman.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 45.5960521357089°     South: 45.5354773030614°     East: -84.6675212886773°     West: -84.796986594876°