Poleta Folds, southern Deep Springs Valley, California

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G95T3HFX
OT Collection ID: OT.052015.32611.1
OT Collection Name: Poleta Folds, southern Deep Springs Valley, California
Short Name: POLETA
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.052015.32611.1

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    Collection Overview: These data cover a popular area for field geologic mapping courses called the Poleta Folds. The area is at the southern end of Deep Springs Valley, southeast of Bishop, CA. The purpose of collecting the data was to provide a good topographic base map for students to learn to map complex geologic structures.

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Data collected for educational purposes and funded by Central Washington University, Caltech, CSU-Sacramento, Oregon State University, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Santa Cruz, and Western Washington University.

    Dataset Citation: N/A - Citation Guidance

    Dataset Keywords: folds, faults, structures, Cambrian, basin and range

    Survey Date: 02/01/2014

    Publication Date: 05/21/2015
    Total lidar returns: 41,604,637 pts

    Area: 47 km2

    Point Density: 0.89 pts/m2

        Class 0 - Created, never classified41,604,637

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 11N WGS 1984 [EPSG: 32611]
        Vertical: Ellipsoid

    Survey Report: Poleta_folds.zip

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

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 37.3255695246386°     South: 37.0012019441369°     East: -118.068826759762°     West: -118.138459854726°