Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory 2016 Leaf Off LiDAR Survey

DOI: 10.5069/G96M34RN
OT Collection ID: OT.072016.26917.2
OT Collection Name: Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory 2016 Leaf Off LiDAR Survey
Short Name: SC16_CZO
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.072016.26917.2

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.072016.26917.2
    Collection Overview: The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) conducted a lidar survey of the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory (CCZO) area on February 26, 2016. The survey was funded by NSF award EAR-1339015; the Calhoun CZO is funded by NSF award EAR-1331846 (P.I. Daniel deB. Richter).

    Note: Lidar and DEM data have been adjusted by -0.098 meters to adjust for systematic vertical bias determined by analysis of 1251 ground check points collected at the Spartanburg airfield using a vehicle-mounted GPS antenna and receiver.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), 2016, Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory 2016 Leaf Off LiDAR Survey, funded by National Science Foundation (EAR-1339015, EAR-1331846).
    Citation: null Accessed: 2019-11-20

    Dataset Keywords: CZO, Critical Zone Observatory, Calhoun, South Carolina, lidar

    Survey Date: 02/26/2016

    Publication Date: 07/22/2016
    Total lidar returns: 3,545,529,957 pts

    Area: 78.3 km2

    Point Density: 45.28 pts/m2

        Class 0 - Created, never classified3,269,981,660
        Class 1 - Unclassified4,063
        Class 2 - Ground275,544,234

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 17N [EPSG: 26917]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12A) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2016_CZO_SouthCarolina_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: SC16_CZO.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 34.6727444024947°     South: 34.5598158215209°     East: -81.6215985485711°     West: -81.7688673280595°