World Bank - ImageCat Inc. - RIT Haiti Earthquake LiDAR dataset

DOI: 10.5069/G96Q1V50
OT Collection ID: OT.072010.32618.1
OT Collection Name: World Bank - ImageCat Inc. - RIT Haiti Earthquake LiDAR dataset
Short Name: Haiti
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: These lidar data were collected between January 21st and January 27th, 2010, in response to the January 12th magnitude 7.0 Haiti earthquake. The data collection was performed by the Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Kucera International under sub-contract to ImageCat, Inc., and funded by the Global Facility for Disaster Recovery and Recovery (GFDRR) hosted at the World Bank. All data are available in the public domain. More information about these data can be found at the RIT Information Products Laboratory for Emergency Response (IPLER) 2010 Haiti Earthquake page.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Lidar data were acquired by Rochester Institute of Technology and Kucera International, under sub-contract to ImageCat Inc. and funded by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) hosted at The World Bank.

    Dataset Keywords: Caribbean, Hispaniola

    Survey Date: 01/21/2010 - 01/27/2010
    Total lidar returns: 2,853,027,995 pts

    Area: 838.00 km2

    Point Density: 3.40 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 18 N WGS84 Meters [EPSG: 32618]
        Vertical: Orthometric (EGM96)

    Survey Report: WB_ImageCat_RIT_Haiti_Lidar_Metafiles.zip

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

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 18.6682°     South: 18.2080°     East: -71.7967°     West: -72.8851°