Apopka, FL: Using LiDAR to Identify Optimal Gopher Tortoise habitat

DOI: 10.5069/G94M92GW
OT Collection ID: OT.062012.26917.1
OT Collection Name: Apopka, FL: Using LiDAR to Identify Optimal Gopher Tortoise habitat
Short Name: FL11_Catano
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.062012.26917.1

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.062012.26917.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Chris Catano, University of Central Florida. The survey area covers 49 square kilometers of the Wekiwa Springs State Park near Apopka, Florida. The data were collected to identify optimal habitat for the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus).

    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: Florida

    Survey Date: 06/25/2011
    Total lidar returns: 329,835,902 pts

    Area: 49.00 km2

    Point Density: 6.73 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z17 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26917]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM_Metadata_2011_S002_176_Catano.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: FL11_Catano.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 28.7827°     South: 28.7013°     East: -81.4429°     West: -81.5112°