Columbia, NC: Modeling Coastal Plain Wetland Ecosystems

DOI: 10.5069/G9QV3JG3
OT Collection ID: OT.042013.26918.3
OT Collection Name: Columbia, NC: Modeling Coastal Plain Wetland Ecosystems
Short Name: NC08_Morse
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Jennifer Morse, Duke University. The survey area is a 31 km2 irregular polygon east from Columbia, NC. This area was flown in a single survey flight on November 18, 2008. Data were collected to link biogeochemical and hydrological perspectives to model coastal plain wetland ecosystems.

    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: 11/18/2008
    Total lidar returns: 339,944,130 pts

    Area: 31.00 km2

    Point Density: 10.97 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z18N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26918]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: Morse_NC_08_323.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NC08_Morse.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.9406°     South: 35.8827°     East: -76.1305°     West: -76.2098°