Big Sky, MT: Patterns of Nitrogen Export & Land Use Change

DOI: 10.5069/G9668B3C
OT Collection ID: OT.102012.26912.3
OT Collection Name: Big Sky, MT: Patterns of Nitrogen Export & Land Use Change
Short Name: MT05_Gardner
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: PI: Kristin Gardner, Montana State University. The survey area is a 249 square kilometer irregular polygon located 21 kilometers west of Big Sky, Montana. Seven flights were made beginning on September 20, 2005 and completing on September 25, 2005. Data were collected to investigate spatial and temporal patterns of nitrogen export and land use change in a mountainous watershed.

    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - http://www.ncalm.org). NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 09/20/2005 - 09/25/2005
    Total lidar returns: 721,219,757 pts

    Area: 249.00 km2

    Point Density: 2.9 pts/m2

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z12 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26912]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: MT05_Gardner.zip

    LAS Validation Data Report: MT05_Gardner.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 45.3618°     South: 45.1679°     East: -111.2429°     West: -111.5177°