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

DOI: 10.5069/G9HT2M76
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 - http://www.ncalm.org). NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Keywords: North Carolina

    Survey Date: 08/29/2009
    Total lidar returns: 578,628,031 pts

    Area: 64.95 km2

    Point Density: 8.91 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 17N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26917]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [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: 35.0916°     South: 35.0082°     East: -83.3935°     West: -83.4848°