Nantahala NF, NC: Forest Leaf Structure, Terrain and Hydrophysiology

OT Collection ID: OT.052012.26917.2
OT Collection Name: Nantahala NF, NC: Forest Leaf Structure, Terrain and Hydrophysiology
Short Name: NC09_Windfeldt
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.052012.26917.2

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    Collection Overview: 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.

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Citation: N/A - Citation Guidance

    Dataset Keywords: North Carolina

    Survey Date: 08/29/2009

    Publication Date: 05/11/2012
    Total lidar returns: 578,628,031 pts

    Area: 64.95 km2

    Point Density: 8.91 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified548,258,055
        Class 2 - Ground30,344,467
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)1,742
        Class 13 - Reserved2,121
        Class 14 - Reserved21,646

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 17N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26917]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM Report_Bolstad_Windfeldt_2009.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NC09_Windfeldt.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.0915847563615°     South: 35.0082191635332°     East: -83.3934950535018°     West: -83.4848268727411°