Medicine Bow NF, WY: Forest Ecosystem Impacts by Mountain Pine Beetle

OT Collection ID: OT.082012.26913.1
OT Collection Name: Medicine Bow NF, WY: Forest Ecosystem Impacts by Mountain Pine Beetle
Short Name: WY11_Biederman
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Joel Biederman, University of Arizona. The survey area is a 35 square kilometer polygon located 54 km southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. Data were collected to investigate the application of lidar data to models for water, energy and biogeochemical cycling in mountain ecosystems impacted by the Mountain Pine Beetle.

    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.

    Dataset Citation: N/A - Citation Guidance

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 08/26/2011

    Publication Date: 08/22/2012
    Total lidar returns: 316,486,651 pts

    Area: 35 km2

    Point Density: 9.04 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified203,938,608
        Class 2 - Ground112,542,159
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)5,884

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 13N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26913]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM_Metadata_2011_S001_238_Biderman.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: WY11_Biederman.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 41.0801713430685°     South: 41.0389772050338°     East: -106.094846982985°     West: -106.190466901859°