NCALM Seed. PI: Katherine Windfeldt, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. The survey area consists of a 64.95 square kilometer polygon, located 15 kilometers south of Franklin, NC. This survey was flown as a part of Seed Money Survey Campaign that took place in Aug-Sept 2009. This section was surveyed on Aug 26, 2009 and was flown out of Macon County airport in Franklin, North Carolina. The data were collected to use lidar data to estimate forest leaf structure, terrain and hydrophysiology in a portion of the Natahala National Forest.
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.