Hawaii Big Island Survey

DOI: 10.5069/G9DZ067X
OT Collection ID: OT.032012.32605.1
OT Collection Name: Hawaii Big Island Survey
Short Name: HI09_Big_Island
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: This survey covers portions of Hawaii Volcano National Park, Upper Waiakea Forest Reserve, and Mauna Loa Forest Reserve on the Big Island of Hawaii. The survey area covers 299 square kilometers. These data were collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) on behalf of Steve Martel (University of Hawaii), Scott Rowland (University of Hawaii), Adam Soule (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) and Kathy Cashman (U. Oregon / Bristol U.).

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - http://www.ncalm.org). NCALM funding is provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051. Grant NSF EAR-0739153 (PI: Soule) and a NASA subcontract to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Award #1290138 (PI: Martel) also supported this data collection.

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 06/21/2009 - 06/27/2009
    Total lidar returns: 1,502,401,167 pts

    Area: 300.00 km2

    Point Density: 5.01 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z05 N WGS84 (ITRF2000) [EPSG: 32605]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: HAWAII Big Island Survey Report_F.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: HI09_Big_Island.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 19.6369°     South: 19.2295°     East: -155.1793°     West: -155.6106°