Tuscaloosa, AL: Seasonal Inundation Dynamics And Invertebrate Communities

DOI: 10.5069/G9SF2T3K
OT Collection ID: OT.112011.26916.1
OT Collection Name: Tuscaloosa, AL: Seasonal Inundation Dynamics And Invertebrate Communities
Short Name: AL09_Starr
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.112011.26916.1

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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed Project. PI: Scott Starr, University of Alabama. The area of interest is defined by a quadrilateral polygon with an area of 39.5 km2 located 20 km west of Tuscaloosa, AL. The data were collected for predicting seasonal inundation dynamics and invertebrate community structure of an unregulated southeastern river floodplain.

    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: 12/01/2010
    Total lidar returns: 581,480,937 pts

    Area: 53.60 km2

    Point Density: 10.85 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM z16 N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26916]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (Geoid 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: Report_2009_20_335_Starr.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: AL09_Starr.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 33.2723°     South: 33.1592°     East: -87.7453°     West: -87.8366°