Rapid Response to 2011 Mississippi Flood

DOI: 10.5069/G9CF9N1J
OT Collection ID: OT.032014.26916.1
OT Collection Name: Rapid Response to 2011 Mississippi Flood
Short Name: MS11_Kumar
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Project. PI: Praveen Kumar, University of Illinois. The survey area consisted of a polygon located near the confluence of Ohio and Mississippi rivers, about 35 km east of Sikeston in the southeastern edge of the state of Missouri. These data were collected as a rapid response to a flooding event on the Mississippi River. The data were collected June 21-23, 2011.

    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: 03/23/2011 - 06/21/2011
    Total lidar returns: 1,670,375,138 pts

    Area: 195.00 km2

    Point Density: 8.57 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 16N NAD83 (CORS 96) [EPSG: 26916]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM Report_MissourriFlood_2011.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: MS11_Kumar.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 36.9911°     South: 36.7552°     East: -89.0840°     West: -89.2830°