Solfatara Plateau Obsidian Lava Flow, Yellowstone National Park, WY

DOI: 10.5069/G99P2ZKK
OT Collection ID: OT.052013.26912.1
OT Collection Name: Solfatara Plateau Obsidian Lava Flow, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Short Name: WY12_Befus
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.052013.26912.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Kenneth Befus, University of Texas at Austin. The survey area consisted of a rectangular polygon on the Solfatara Plateau within Yellowstone National Park, WY. The polygon encloses about 56 square km. The survey required 2 flights due to smoke from a wildfire that cut the first flight short: the first took place on August 25, 2012 and the second on September 3, 2012.

    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: 08/25/2012 - 09/03/2012
    Total lidar returns: 457,591,850 pts

    Area: 56.00 km2

    Point Density: 8.17 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 12N NAD83 (2011) [EPSG: 26912]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 12a) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2012_Seed_Befus_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: WY12_Befus.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 44.7176°     South: 44.6128°     East: -110.5112°     West: -110.6596°