Corpus Cristi, TX: Influence of Dunes & Barrier Islands on Hurricane Surge

OT Collection ID: OT.082012.26914.1
OT Collection Name: Corpus Cristi, TX: Influence of Dunes & Barrier Islands on Hurricane Surge
Short Name: TX11_Ferreira
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Celso Ferreira, Texas A&M University. The survey area consists of a long rectangular polygon located on the Gulf Coast 25 kilometers east of Corpus Christi, TX. Lidar data were collected to investigate the influence of dunes and barrier islands on hurricane surge in Corpus Christi, Texas.

    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: 10/17/2011

    Publication Date: 08/27/2012
    Total lidar returns: 203,298,616 pts

    Area: 34 km2

    Point Density: 5.98 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified35,341,633
        Class 2 - Ground167,202,719
        Class 6 - Building356,397
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)397,867

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 14N NAD83 (2011) [EPSG: 26914]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: NCALM Metadata_Ferreira_TX_2011.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: TX11_Ferreira.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 27.7662043841809°     South: 27.6291390989953°     East: -97.1126643401627°     West: -97.2137090682217°