LiDAR Survey of Parts of Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers

DOI: 10.5069/G9RV0KMG
OT Collection ID: OT.032013.26918.3
OT Collection Name: LiDAR Survey of Parts of Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers
Short Name: VA05_Bierman
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.032013.26918.3

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    Collection Overview: NCALM Project. PI: Paul Bierman, University of Vermont. The survey area consisted of two polygons: 1) over a portion of the Potomac River in Washington D.C. enclosing 60 square km; and 2) over a portion of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania enclosing 23 square km. The Susquehanna survey took place on January 9, 2005 and the Potomac survey took place on January 11, 2005.

    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: 01/09/2005 - 01/11/2005
    Total lidar returns: 116,504,840 pts

    Area: 85.00 km2

    Point Density: 1.37 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z18 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26918]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: VA04_Bierman_report.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: VA05_Bierman.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 39.8505°     South: 38.9543°     East: -76.2509°     West: -77.3081°