Chaco Canyon, NM: Simulating Dynamic Hydrological Processes

DOI: 10.5069/G93N21B2
OT Collection ID: OT.112011.26913.1
OT Collection Name: Chaco Canyon, NM: Simulating Dynamic Hydrological Processes
Short Name: NM10_Dorshow
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed Project. PI: Wetherbee Dorshow, University of New Mexico. The area of interest is defined by an irregular polygon with an area of 39.3 km2. The polygon follows a segment of the Chaco Canyon, NM and is located approximately 160 km northwest of Albuquerque, NM and 85 km Southeast of Farmington, NM. The data were collected to simulate dynamic hydrological processes in archaeological contexts.

    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 Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 06/08/2010

    Publication Date: 12/01/2011
    Total lidar returns: 298,677,157 pts

    Area: 67.00 km2

    Point Density: 4.46 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified297,838,498
        Class 2 - Ground806,138
        Class 3 - Low Vegetation32,340
        Class 4 - Medium Vegetation181
    Raster Resolution: 1 meter
    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z13 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26913]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: Report_2010_S006_159_Dorshow.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NM10_Dorshow.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 36.101916°     South: 35.996916°     East: -107.829132°     West: -108.01948°