Jemez River Basin Snow-on LiDAR Survey

DOI: 10.5069/G9W37T86
OT Collection ID: OT.062012.26913.2
OT Collection Name: Jemez River Basin Snow-on LiDAR Survey
Short Name: JRB_10_Mar
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.062012.26913.2

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    Collection Overview: High-resolution Lidar survey covers an area of 280 km2 in the upper part of the Jemez River basin, New Mexico. The data collection was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and performed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) during peak snowpack 2010 (March - April 2010). The dataset contains point cloud tiles in LAS format, 1 m Digital Surface Model (DSM) derived using first-stop points, 1 m Digital Elevation Model (DEM) derived using ground-class points and 1 m hill shade dataset derived from DEM. These datasets, together with the snow-off Lidar survey performed in Jun - July 2010, are being used to estimate snowpack, vegetation biomass and distribution, and bare earth elevations to help better understand and quantify ecosystem structure, geomorphology, and landscape processes within the Critical Zone Observatory.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Lidar data acquisition and processing were completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), funded by the National Science Foundation Award EAR-0922307, and coordinated by Qinghua Guo for the Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains Critical Zone Observatory funded by the National Science Foundation Award EAR-0724958.

    Dataset Keywords: CZO, Critical Zone Observatory, Jemez River Basin, New Mexico

    Survey Date: 03/27/2010 - 04/03/2010
    Total lidar returns: 2,541,885,987 pts

    Area: 280.00 km2

    Point Density: 9.08 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 13N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26913]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2010_NCALM_CZO_Project_Report_Jemez.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: JRB_10_Mar.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.9339°     South: 35.8095°     East: -106.3836°     West: -106.6183°