2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G97W69C0
OT Collection ID: OT.102019.32611.1
OT Collection Name: 2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection
Short Name: CA19_ridgecrest
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data       opentopoID: OTLAS.102019.32611.1

    Raster Data       opentopoID: OTSDEM.102019.32611.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM logo USGS logo Airborne lidar survey of surface ruptures and ground failure features associated with the 4 and 5 July 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake sequence. Dataset consists of 660 sq. km at 25 points/sq. m, with 80 sq. km embedded ultra-high resolution survey at 80 points/sq. m.

    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-1339015), and the NSF RAPID program (EAR-1945754, EAR-1945781).

    Dataset Citation: Hudnut, K. (2019). 2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G97W69C0. Accessed: 2020-01-24

    Dataset Keywords: Southern California, Ridgecrest Earthquake, lidar, Pinnacles, Trona, surface rupture

    Survey Date: 07/27/2019 - 08/02/2019

    Publication Date: 10/15/2019
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funders Partners Collector Principal Investigators
    • Ken Hudnut - United States Geological Survey
    • Michael Oskin - University of California, Davis
    Total lidar returns: 522,253,082 pts

    Area: 19.17 km2

    Point Density: 27.24 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified115,964,691
        Class 2 - Ground405,593,725
        Class 3 - Low Vegetation692,936
        Class 6 - Building318
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)1,399
        Class 18 - Reserved13

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 11N WGS84 [EPSG: 32611]
        Vertical: WGS84 [EPSG: 4326]

    Survey Report: CA19_ridgecrest_metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA19_ridgecrest.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.7794092123127°     South: 35.5970317829118°     East: -117.347794819389°     West: -117.412770820762°