Northern Rockies, Montana lidar 2016

DOI: 10.5069/G9RR1W9H
OT Collection ID: OT.062017.26911.1
OT Collection Name: Northern Rockies, Montana lidar 2016
Short Name: MT16_Benjaram
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.062017.26911.1

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.062017.26911.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM logo NCALM Seed. PI: Sarah Sarojini Benjaram, Montana State University
    The requested survey area consisted of two polygons located south of Missoula, MT. The polygons enclose approximately 46 km2 (18 mi2). The survey will support a study on soil chemical weathering under morphologic and climatic controls in the Northern Rockies, Montana.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:

    LiDAR data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Benjaram, S.S. (2016): Northern Rockies, Montana lidar 2016 airborne lidar survey. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), distributed by OpenTopography.

    Dataset Keywords: ncalm, seed grant, montana, rockies, rocky mountains, erosion

    Survey Date: 09/28/2016

    Publication Date: 06/30/2017
    Total lidar returns: 1,210,671,221 pts

    Area: 99.45 km2

    Point Density: 12.17 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified979,884,217
        Class 2 - Ground230,786,881
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)123

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 26911]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID12a) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: MT16_Benjaram_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: MT16_Benjaram.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 46.1907626034226°     South: 45.9516814303893°     East: -113.89371916251°     West: -114.494520690392°