Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA

DOI: 10.5069/G9X928F9
OT Collection ID: OT.102019.6339.2
OT Collection Name: Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA
Short Name: CA18_Feehan
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.102019.6339.2

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    This lidar dataset was collected as part of an NCALM Seed grant for Scott Feehan at the University of Nevada, Reno. This project was designed to quantify the geomorphic effectiveness of paleo-outburst floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA. The survey area covers approximately 92.99 km2 .



    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-1830734.
    Citation: Feehan, S. (2019). Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G9X928F9. Accessed: 2019-12-15

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, SEED, flood, Truckee, Geomorphic, paleo outburst

    Survey Date: 09/22/2018 - 09/23/2018

    Publication Date: 11/06/2019
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Scott Feehan - University of Nevada, Reno
    Total lidar returns: 781,516,176 pts

    Area: 92.99 km2

    Point Density: 8.40 pts/m2

    Classifications:
        Class 1 - Unclassified474,190,386
        Class 2 - Ground305,975,213
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)3,163
        Class 9 - Water675,220

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Orthophoto Resolution: 0.08 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 10N NAD83 Meters [EPSG: 6339]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12B) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: CA18_Feehan_metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA18_Feehan.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 39.3954702129972°     South: 39.1551238204583°     East: -120.008695802298°     West: -120.29447953755°